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Bill documents — Deregulation Act 2015

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 Deregulation Act 2015 c.20 30.03.2015

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
Lords HL Bill 102 2014-15, Commons Disagreement and Amendments in Lieu | PDF version, 146KB 11.03.2015
Commons Bill 183 2014-15, Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 311KB 05.03.2015
Lords HL Bill 95 2014-15 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 924KB 12.02.2015
Lords Bill 58 2014-15 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 872KB 21.11.2014
Lords HL Bill 33 2014-15, as introduced | PDF version, 804KB 25.06.2014
Commons Bill 005 2014-15, as introduced | PDF version, 1MB 05.06.2014
Commons Bill 191 2013-14, as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 666KB 26.03.2014
Commons Bill 162 2013-14 (as introduced) | PDF version, 619KB 23.01.2014

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) 26.03.2014

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 183 2014-15-EN, Explanatory Notes on Lords Amendments | PDF version, 150KB 05.03.2015
Lords HL Bill 33-EN 2014-15 | PDF version, 694KB 25.06.2014
Commons Bill 005 EN 2014-15 | PDF version, 665KB 04.06.2014
Commons Bill 162 EN 2013-14 | PDF version, 1MB 23.01.2014

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 Motion to be moved on consideration of Commons Disagreement and Amendments in Lieu | PDF version, 131KB 14.03.2015
Lords Motion to be moved on consideration of Commons Disagreement and Amendments in Lieu | PDF version, 142KB 12.03.2015
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 10 March 2015 | PDF version 10.03.2015
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments given up to and including 6 March 2015 | PDF version, 136KB 09.03.2015
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments given up to and including 6 March 2015 (PDF, 136KB) 07.03.2015
Commons Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 6 March 2015 (PDF, 118KB) 06.03.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 5 March 2015 | PDF version, 102KB 06.03.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 259KB 04.03.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 121KB 03.03.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 226KB 26.02.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved on Third Report | PDF version, 148KB 13.02.2015
Lords Revised Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 277KB 11.02.2015
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 267KB 10.02.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version 05.02.2015
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 282KB 04.02.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 154KB 03.02.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 256KB 31.01.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 126KB 30.01.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version 29.01.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 170KB 28.01.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 147KB 27.01.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 132KB 24.01.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 216KB 17.01.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version, 176KB 14.01.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 150KB 09.01.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 119KB 12.12.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 144KB 09.12.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 140KB 04.12.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version, 164KB 25.11.2014
Lords Eighth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version 19.11.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Seventh Marshalled List] | PDF version, 146KB 18.11.2014
Lords Seventh Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 182KB 15.11.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] | PDF version, 150KB 13.11.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] | PDF version, 161KB 12.11.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] | PDF version, 119KB 11.11.2014
Lords Sixth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 08.11.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List] 07.11.2014
Lords Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 05.11.2014
Lords Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 01.11.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List] 31.10.2014
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 29.10.2014
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 25.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 24.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 23.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 22.10.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee 21.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 18.10.2014
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee of the Whole House 18.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 17.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 16.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 15.10.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee 11.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 30.09.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 01.08.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee 30.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 29.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 23.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee 22.07.2014
Commons Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 20 June 2014 (PDF, 77KB) 20.06.2014
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments for 23 June 2014 | PDF version, 293KB 20.06.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 18 June 2014 | PDF version, 14KB 19.06.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 17 June 2014 | PDF version, 76KB 18.06.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 16 June 2014 | PDF version, 150KB 17.06.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 9 June 2014 | PDF version, 127KB 10.06.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 6 June 2014 | PDF version, 202KB 09.06.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 14 May 2014 | PDF version, 101KB 15.05.2014
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 14 May 2014 | PDF version, 265KB 14.05.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 12 May 2014 | PDF version, 256KB 13.05.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 8 May 2014 | PDF version, 95KB 09.05.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 7 May 2014 | PDF version, 226KB 08.05.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 10 April 2014 | PDF version, 120KB 11.04.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 2 April 2014 | PDF version, 111KB 03.04.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 25 March 2014 | PDF version, 71KB 26.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 March 2014 | PDF version, 218KB 25.03.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 20 March 2014 | PDF version, 125KB 21.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 20 March 2014 | PDF version, 213KB 20.03.2014
Commons Additional Amendments given on Monday 17 March 2014 | PDF version, 117KB 19.03.2014
Commons Additional Amendments given on Tuesday 18 March 2014 | PDF version, 124KB 19.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 March 2014 | PDF version, 215KB 18.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 13 March 2014 | PDF version, 184KB 14.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 March 2014 | PDF version, 151KB 13.03.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 11 March 2014 | PDF version, 103KB 12.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 March 2014 | PDF version, 148KB 11.03.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 6 March 2014 | PDF version, 100KB 07.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 March 2014 | PDF version, 145KB 06.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 March 2014 | PDF version, 124KB 04.03.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 27 February 2014 | PDF version, 97KB 28.02.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 27 February 2014 | PDF version, 147KB 27.02.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 February 2014 | PDF version, 28KB 25.02.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 21 February 2014 | PDF version, 132KB 21.02.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 12 February 2014 | PDF version, 14KB 13.02.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 6 February 2014 | PDF version, 86KB 07.02.2014

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, 339KB) 10.03.2015
Commons Consideration on Report - Second Day (PDF, 140KB) 23.06.2014
Commons Consideration on Report - First Day (PDF, 139KB) 14.05.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 8 (PDF, 111KB) 24.03.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 7 (PDF, 9KB) 20.03.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 6 (PDF, 11KB) 17.03.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 5 (PDF, 13KB) 12.03.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 13KB) 10.03.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 13KB) 06.03.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 56KB) 03.03.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 14KB) 26.02.2014

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 Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 10 March 2015 | PDF version, 127KB 11.03.2015
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 23 June 2014 | PDF version, 142KB 24.06.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 14 May 2014 | PDF version, 200KB 15.05.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 March 2014 | PDF version, 206KB 26.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 20 March 2014 | PDF version, 121KB 21.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 March 2014 | PDF version, 136KB 19.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 March 2014 | PDF version, 123KB 14.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 March 2014 | PDF version, 100KB 12.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 March 2014 | PDF version, 100KB 07.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 March 2014 | PDF version, 103KB 05.03.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 27 February 2014 | PDF version, 132KB 28.02.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 February 2014 | PDF version, 20KB 26.02.2014

Briefing papers

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House Briefing papers Date
Commons Committee Stage Report 12.05.2014
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 30.01.2014

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Deregulation Bill evidence programme announced 26.02.2014

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 pdf version (PDF, 1MB) 04.04.2014
Commons Written Evidence: The Lotteries Council, the Institute of Fundraising and the Hospice Lotteries Association DB17 25.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Sikh Council UK DB18 25.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Ismail Abdulhai Bhamjee DB19 25.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: The Rt Hon Anne McGuire MP DB20 25.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph, and Theatre Union (BECTU) DB21 25.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: The Work Foundation (TWF) DB22 25.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Ipswich Borough Council DB23 25.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: The Advertising Association DB15 20.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Newspaper Society DB16 20.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Local Government Association,further evidence DB14 19.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: National Housing Federation DB11 13.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: David Rice DB12 13.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Local Government Association DB13 13.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Unite the Union DB09 12.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Law Society DB10 12.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Professor Lofstedt DB06 05.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Equality and Diversity Forum DB07 05.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: R3 DB08 05.03.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Andy Howard DB01 27.02.2014
Commons Written Evidence: John Trevelyan DB02 27.02.2014
Commons Written Evidence: NASUWT DB03 27.02.2014
Commons Written Evidence: The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) DB04 27.02.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Peter McKay DB05 27.02.2014

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Proposals to reduce burdens of licensing on those who sell limited amounts of alcohol as part of a wider service ("ancillary sellers") Licensing Act 2003 (PDF, 73KB) 08.05.2014
Licensing Act 2003: proposals to reduce burdens of licensing on those who sell limited amounts of alcohol as part of a wider service (“ancillary sellers”) and for community sellers (PDF, 544KB) 06.03.2014
Reducing the right to buy qualifying period for social tenants (PDF, 523KB) 31.01.2014
Temporary Event Notices (TENs): Reducing the burdens of the Licensing Act 2003 (PDF, 271KB) 28.01.2014
Streamlining Smoke Control Orders for exempt fireplaces and authorised fuels (PDF, 221KB) 31.12.2013
Exemption of Not-for-profit Film Exhibitions in Community Venues (updated) (PDF, 450KB) 11.11.2013
Late Night Refreshment - Reducing the burdens of the Licensing Act 2003 (PDF, 312KB) 01.08.2013
Exemption of Not-for-profit Film Exhibitions in Community Venues (PDF, 504KB) 26.06.2013
Removing the requirement to renew personal licences under the Licensing Act 2003 (PDF, 300KB) 03.06.2013
Notices of auditors leaving office - simplification for companies and auditors (PDF, 562KB) 01.05.2013
Amendment of the Road Traffic Act (RTA) 1988 to remove the requirement of a policyholder to return a motor insurance certificate if they cancel their policy mid term (PDF, 404KB) 24.04.2013
Removing the requirement to report lost licences to the police. (PDF, 257KB) 01.04.2013
Repeal of s63- 67 of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 (NAZs) (PDF, 249KB) 06.03.2013
Implementation of Professor Löfstedt’s recommendation to exempt from health and safety law those self-employed whose work activities pose no potential risk of harm to others (PDF, 231KB) 06.02.2013
Removal of statutory option and other North reforms of drink and drugs driving legislation (PDF, 4MB) 26.11.2012
Review of the need for employment tribunals to have the power to make wider recommendations (PDF, 6MB) 16.08.2012
Repeal of offence of selling liqueur confectionery to children (PDF, 2MB) 15.05.2012
Local Highway Authority Permit Scheme – amendment to approval process under Part 3 of 2004 Traffic Management Act (PDF, 402KB) 29.01.2012
Removal of the Competent Authority provisions in insolvency (PDF, 331KB) 09.12.2011

Legislative Consent Resolutions

These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.

House Legislative Consent Resolutions Date
Commons National Assembly for Wales 24 June (PDF, 762KB) 10.03.2015
Commons National Assembly for Wales - 11 Feb (PDF, 920KB) 27.02.2015

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding the Lords Grand Committee debate on Clause 34 of the Deregulation Bill on 30 October and short term letting (PDF, 86KB) 18.11.2014

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