Bill documents — Pension Schemes 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|
|Pension Schemes Act 2015 c.8||09.03.2015|
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.
|Bill 166 2014-15, Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 136KB||06.02.2015|
|HL Bill 90 2014-15, as amended on Report | PDF version, 463KB||28.01.2015|
|HL Bill 79 2014-15, as amended in Committee | PDF version, 453KB||13.01.2015|
|HL Bill 63 2014-15, as brought from the Commons | PDF version, 438KB||27.11.2014|
|Bill 114 2014-15, as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 276KB||05.11.2014|
|Bill 12 2014-15, as introduced | PDF version, 206KB||26.06.2014|
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|
|Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 660KB)||05.11.2014|
Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 166-EN 2014-15 | PDF version, 35KB||06.02.2015|
|HL Bill 63-EN 2014-15 | PDF version, 204KB||27.11.2014|
|Bill 12-EN 2014-15 | PDF version||26.06.2014|
Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
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|
|Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 403KB)||24.02.2015|
|Consideration on Report (PDF, 61KB)||24.11.2014|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 140KB)||03.11.2014|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 142KB)||30.10.2014|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 145KB)||28.10.2014|
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|
|Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 24 February 2015 | PDF version, 55KB||25.02.2015|
|Report Stage Proceedings as at 25 November 2014 | PDF version, 344KB||26.11.2014|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 November 2014 | PDF version, 189KB||05.11.2014|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 30 October 2014 | PDF version, 115KB||31.10.2014|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 October 2014 | PDF version, 157KB||29.10.2014|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 October 2014 | PDF version, 97KB||24.10.2014|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 21 October 2014 | PDF version, 115KB||22.10.2014|
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.
|Briefing Paper on House of Commons Stages||21.11.2014|
|Briefing Paper on Second Reading||21.08.2014|
Archive of press notices related to the Bill.
|Pension Schemes Bill evidence programme announced||17.10.2014|
|Have your say on the Pension Schemes Bill||03.09.2014|
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.
List of related Impact Assessments
|Written Evidence: Association of Professional Financial Advisers PS 11||29.10.2014|
|Amendments to Pension Schemes Bill (private sector defined benefit transfers) (PDF, 2MB)||19.09.2014|
|Summary of Impacts (PDF, 327KB)||01.06.2014|
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|
|Northern Ireland Assembly - 9 December 2014 (PDF, 100KB)||17.03.2015|
|Northern Ireland Assembly - 13 January 2015 (PDF, 100KB)||17.03.2015|
|Northern Ireland Assembly - 04 February 2015 (PDF, 101KB)||12.02.2015|
Will write letters
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