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Bill documents — Water Act 2014

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Water Act 2014 c.21 14.05.2014

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 201 2013-2014, Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 226KB 10.04.2014
Lords HL Bill 97 2013-2014, as amended on Report | PDF version, 934KB 01.04.2014
Lords HL Bill 88 2013-2014, as amended in Committee | PDF version, 910KB 12.02.2014
Lords HL Bill 71 2013-2014, as brought from the Commons | PDF version, 1MB 08.01.2014
Commons Bill 146 2013-2014, as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 843KB 18.12.2013
Commons Bill 82 2013-14 as introduced | PDF version, 712KB 27.06.2013

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 1MB) 18.12.2013

Explanatory Notes

Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 201-EN 2013-2014, Explanatory Notes on Lords Amendments | PDF version, 181KB 10.04.2014
Lords HL Bill 71-EN 2013-2014, Explanatory Notes to the Bill | PDF version, 261KB 08.01.2014
Commons Bill 82 EN 2013-14 | PDF version, 320KB 27.06.2013

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading 08.04.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading 05.04.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Third Reading 04.04.2014
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 28.03.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] 27.03.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] 25.03.2014
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 22.03.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report 21.03.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report 19.03.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report 27.02.2014
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee 08.02.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] 07.02.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] 06.02.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] 06.02.2014
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee 05.02.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] 04.02.2014
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee 01.02.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 31.01.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 30.01.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 29.01.2014
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments for 6 January 2014 | PDF version, 194KB 06.01.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 2 January 2014 | PDF version, 94KB 02.01.2014
Commons Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 20 December 2013 (PDF, 151KB) 20.12.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 19 December 2013 | PDF version, 137KB 20.12.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 December 2013 | PDF version, 109KB 19.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 December 2013 | PDF version, 206KB 17.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 12 December 2013 | PDF version, 103KB 13.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 December 2013 | PDF version, 272KB 12.12.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 10 December 2013 | PDF version, 39KB 11.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 December 2013 | PDF version, 171KB 10.12.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 5 December 2013 | PDF version, 127KB 06.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 December 2013 | PDF version, 299KB 05.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 December 2013 | PDF version, 280KB 03.12.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 29 November 2013 | PDF version, 238KB 02.12.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 28 November 2013 | PDF version, 168KB 29.11.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 27 November 2013 | PDF version, 70KB 28.11.2013

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 6KB) 07.05.2014
Commons Consideration on Report (revised) (PDF, 8KB) 06.01.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 9KB) 16.12.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (revised) (PDF, 49KB) 12.12.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 9KB) 11.12.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (revised) (PDF, 12KB) 10.12.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 17KB) 09.12.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 14KB) 04.12.2013

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 January 2014 | PDF version, 193KB 07.01.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 December 2013 | PDF version, 82KB 18.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 December 2013 | PDF version, 86KB 13.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 December 2013 | PDF version, 176KB 11.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 December 2013 | PDF version, 173KB 06.12.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 3 December 2013 | PDF version, 114KB 04.12.2013

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Lords Library Note 2014/002 22.01.2014
Commons Committee Stage Report 06.01.2014
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 21.11.2013

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Water Bill Committee announce evidence programme 02.12.2013
Commons Have your say on the Water Bill 29.11.2013

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written evidence - consolidated version (PDF, 2MB) 30.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Bill Hollis WB 23 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Food and Drink Federation WB 24 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: The Environment Agency WB 25 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Wessex Water WB 26 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Council of Mortgage Lenders WB 27 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Council and members of the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA) WB 28 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Residential Landlords Association WB 29 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: British Property Federation WB 30 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority WB 31 18.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Lucy Borland - supplementary WB 19 13.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Business Stream WB 20 13.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Anglian Water Services WB 21 13.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) - supplementary WB 22 13.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Ewan Larcombe WB 12 11.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Water Industry Commission for Scotland WB 13 11.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Lucy Borland WB 14 11.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: John Copley Head of Environmental Development, Oxford City Council WB15 11.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Adaptation Sub-Committee of Committee on Climate Change WB 16 11.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Ofwat WB 17 11.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Water Liaison Group WB 18 11.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: NFU WB 08 05.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: CLA WB 09 05.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: All-Party Parliamentary Fire Safety & Rescue Group WB 10 05.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Thames Water WB 11 05.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: National Flood Forum WB 01 04.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: British Insurance Brokers' Association WB 02 04.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: RSPB WB 03 04.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management WB 04 04.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) WB 05 04.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Sustainability First WB 06 04.12.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Scottish Flood Forum WB 07 04.12.2013

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Summary Impact Assessment [revised] (PDF, 135KB) 22.01.2014
Managing the future financial risk of flooding (PDF, 1MB) 07.11.2013
Upstream Competition (revised) (PDF, 4MB) 01.07.2013
Private Water Storage and Supply (PDF, 1MB) 01.07.2013
Summary Impact Assessment (PDF, 113KB) 09.06.2013
Drinking Water Inspectorate Charging Scheme for England (PDF, 1MB) 09.06.2013
Statutory drought and water resources planning by water undertakers: frequency of the planning cycle in England and Wales (PDF, 1MB) 09.06.2013
Flood Defence Consents (PDF, 1MB) 09.06.2013
Maps of Agency waterworks - repeal section 195 of the Water Resources Act 1991 (PDF, 895KB) 09.06.2013
Extending the Environmental Permitting framework to incorporate water abstraction and impoundment licensing and fish pass approvals (PDF, 3MB) 09.06.2013
Updating Ofwat's enforcement powers (PDF, 1MB) 09.06.2013
Changes to approval process for Water Company charges (PDF, 1MB) 09.06.2013
Reform of the Water Special Merger Regime (PDF, 1MB) 09.06.2013
Introducing Retail Competition in the Water Sector (PDF, 8MB) 09.06.2013
Upstream Competition (PDF, 4MB) 09.06.2013
Charging for water and sewerage infrastructure within new development (PDF, 2MB) 09.06.2013

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