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Bill stages — Modern Slavery Act 2015

Dates for all stages of the passage of the Bill, including links to the debates.

Stage Date
1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons 10 June, 2014 10.06.2014
2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons 8 July, 2014 08.07.2014
Money resolution: House of Commons Money resolution: House of Commons 8 July, 2014 08.07.2014
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 8 July, 2014 08.07.2014
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons 21 July, 2014 (1) (2) 21.07.2014
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons 2 September, 2014 (1) (2) 02.09.2014
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons 2 September, 2014 (1) (2) 02.09.2014
Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons 4 September, 2014 (1) (2) 04.09.2014
Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons 4 September, 2014 (1) (2) 04.09.2014
Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons 9 September, 2014 (1) (2) 09.09.2014
Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons 9 September, 2014 (1) (2) 09.09.2014
Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons 11 September, 2014 (1) (2) 11.09.2014
Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons 11 September, 2014 (1) (2) 11.09.2014
Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons 14 October, 2014 (1) (2) 14.10.2014
Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons 14 October, 2014 (1) (2) 14.10.2014
Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons 4 November, 2014 04.11.2014
3rd reading: House of Commons 3rd reading: House of Commons 4 November, 2014 04.11.2014
Programme motion (No.2): House of Commons Programme motion (No.2): House of Commons 4 November, 2014 04.11.2014
1st reading: House of Lords 1st reading: House of Lords 5 November, 2014 05.11.2014
2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords 17 November, 2014 17.11.2014
Committee: 1st sitting: House of Lords Committee: 1st sitting: House of Lords 1 December, 2014 01.12.2014
Committee: 2nd sitting: House of Lords Committee: 2nd sitting: House of Lords 3 December, 2014 03.12.2014
Committee: 3rd sitting: House of Lords Committee: 3rd sitting: House of Lords 8 December, 2014 08.12.2014
Committee: 4th sitting: House of Lords Committee: 4th sitting: House of Lords 10 December, 2014 10.12.2014
Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords 23 February, 2015 23.02.2015
Report: 2nd sitting: House of Lords Report: 2nd sitting: House of Lords 25 February, 2015 25.02.2015
3rd reading: House of Lords 3rd reading: House of Lords 4 March, 2015 04.03.2015
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 17 March, 2015 17.03.2015
Ping Pong: House of Commons Ping Pong: House of Commons 17 March, 2015 17.03.2015
Ping Pong: House of Lords Ping Pong: House of Lords 25 March, 2015 25.03.2015
Royal Assent Royal Assent 26 March, 2015 26.03.2015

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