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Bill documents — Energy Act 2016

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 Energy Act 2016 c.20 12.05.2016

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 122 2015-16, Commons Reason (PDF, 94KB) 10.05.2016
Commons Bill 167 2015-16, Lords Non-Insistence and Amendment in Lieu | PDF version, 132KB 26.04.2016
Lords Commons Reason | PDF version, 92KB 20.04.2016
Commons Bill 161 2015-16, Lords Amendments to Certain Commons Amendments | PDF version, 144KB 13.04.2016
Lords HL Bill 107 2015-16, Commons Amendments | PDF version, 100KB 15.03.2016
Commons Bill 128 2015-16 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) | PDF version, 344KB 05.02.2016
Commons Bill 92 2015-16, as brought from the Lords | PDF version, 313KB 06.11.2015
Lords HL Bill 67 2015-16 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 300KB 21.10.2015
Lords HL Bill 62 2015-16 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 244KB 14.09.2015
Lords HL Bill 56 2015-16 (as introduced) | PDF version, 221KB 09.07.2015

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, 620KB) 05.02.2016

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee, Grand Committee or in Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords Date
Lords Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 259KB) 14.09.2015

Explanatory Notes

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

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 107-EN 2015-16, | PDF version, 152KB 15.03.2016
Commons Bill 92-EN 2015-16 | PDF version 06.11.2015
Lords HL Bill 56 EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 471KB 09.07.2015

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Updated Memorandum - Dept for Energy and Climate Change - 19 April (PDF, 134KB) 19.04.2016
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 14 March 2016 (PDF, 51KB) 14.03.2016
Commons Speaker's Provisional Certificate - 9 March 2016 (PDF, 110KB) 10.03.2016
Commons Speaker's Certificate -18 November 2015 (PDF, 56KB) 14.12.2015

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 Motions to be Moved on Consideration of Commons Reason (PDF, 95KB) 10.05.2016
Commons Commons Consideration of Lords Messages as at 9 May 2016 | PDF version, 103KB 09.05.2016
Commons Notices of CCLM Amendments as at 5 May 2016 | PDF version, 103KB 06.05.2016
Lords Marshalled List of amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Reason (PDF, 99KB) 25.04.2016
Commons Commons Consideration of Lords Messages as at 20 April 2016 | PDF version, 16KB 20.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 March 2016 | PDF version, 121KB 19.04.2016
Lords Marshalled List of amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons amendments (PDF, 136KB) 11.04.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments (PDF, 107KB) 08.04.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments (PDF, 93KB) 07.04.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments (PDF, 58KB) 24.03.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments | PDF version, 101KB 23.03.2016
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 14 March 2016 | PDF version, 202KB 14.03.2016
Commons Legislative Grand Committee England and Wales Consent Motion 14 March 2016 (PDF, 98KB) 14.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 March 2016 | PDF version, 200KB 11.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 March 2016 | PDF version, 189KB 10.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 March 2016 | PDF version, 170KB 08.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 March 2016 | PDF version, 171KB 03.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2016 | PDF version, 168KB 02.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 February 2016 | PDF version, 143KB 25.02.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 February 2016 | PDF version, 142KB 24.02.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 February 2016 | PDF version, 142KB 23.02.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 February 2016 | PDF version, 223KB 04.02.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 February 2016 | PDF version, 221KB 03.02.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 February 2016 | PDF version, 227KB 02.02.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 29 January 2016 | PDF version, 224KB 01.02.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 January 2016 | PDF version, 221KB 29.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 28 January 2016 | PDF version, 206KB 28.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 January 2016 | PDF version, 203KB 27.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 January 2016 | PDF version, 216KB 26.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 January 2016 | PDF version, 215KB 25.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 January 2016 | PDF version, 215KB 22.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 January 2016 | PDF version, 180KB 21.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2016 | PDF version, 179KB 20.01.2016
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 167KB 03.11.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 160KB 28.10.2015
Lords Revised Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 245KB 20.10.2015
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 237KB 19.10.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 281KB 15.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 217KB 14.10.2015
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee (on recommitment) | PDF version 13.10.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee (on recommitment) | PDF version, 194KB 12.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee (on recommitment) | PDF version, 187KB 08.10.2015
Lords Revised Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 156KB 11.09.2015
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 186KB 10.09.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 155KB 09.09.2015
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 178KB 08.09.2015
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 195KB 04.09.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 191KB 03.09.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 170KB 02.09.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 147KB 03.08.2015

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 Message (PDF, 335KB) 09.05.2016
Commons Consideration of Lords Message (PDF, 337KB) 20.04.2016
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 330KB) 14.03.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 177KB) 03.02.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 76KB) 02.02.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 180KB) 28.01.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee- Selection 1 (PDF, 186KB) 26.01.2016

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 Messages at at 9 May 2016 | PDF version, 101KB 10.05.2016
Commons Proceedings on consideration of Lords Messages as at 20 April 2016 | PDF version, 106KB 21.04.2016
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 14 March 2016 | PDF version, 185KB 15.03.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 February 2016 | PDF version, 194KB 05.02.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 February 2016 | PDF version, 123KB 03.02.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 January 2016 | PDF version, 97KB 29.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 26 January 2016 | PDF version, 121KB 27.01.2016

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
Commons Committee Stage Report 11.03.2016
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 14.01.2016

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords House of Lords Library Note (OCTET-STREAM, 295KB) 23.07.2015

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: The Royal Burgh of Sanquhar and District Community Council EB26 04.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: ScottishPower EB27 04.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Renewable Energy Systems EB28 04.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Dr G M Lindsay EB29 04.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Department of Energy & Climate Change memo relating to Standing Order No. 83L (PDF, 42KB) 04.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: William Mealiff EB18 03.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence:Eversheds LLP, on behalf of Community Windpower Limited EB 19 03.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Alison Chapman EB20 03.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Declan Owens, CD Consulting EB21 03.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Sandbag Climate Campaign EB22 03.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Velocita Energy/2020 Renewables Limited EB23 03.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Struan Stevenson EB24 03.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Energy UK EB25 03.02.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Dr Rachel Connor EB10 29.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mo Caswell EB11 29.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Christopher Walsh EB12 29.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Oil & Gas UK EB13 29.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Susan Crosthwaite EB14 (PDF, 292KB) 29.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mrs V.C.K. Metcalfe further submission EB15 29.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Independent Renewable Energy Generators Group (IREGG) EB16 29.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Dr Robert Kee, Belfast EB17 29.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Dr Alan Lennon EB01 27.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Carbon Capture and Storage Association EB02 27.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mary Young EB03 27.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mrs. V.C.K. Metcalfe EB04 27.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: North Calliachar Wind Farm Ltd. Owner I and H Brown NC Ltd, Perthshire, Scotland EB05 27.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Partnerships for Renewables Development Company Limited EB06 27.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Lyndsey Ward EB07 27.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: EDF Energy EB08 27.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Martin E. Payne EB09 27.01.2016

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Energy Bill 2015 Amendments: Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) Measures (PDF, 12MB) 24.02.2016
Onshore wind: closure of renewables obligation on 31st March 2016 (Updated) (PDF, 384KB) 08.10.2015
Onshore wind: closure of renewables obligation on 31st March 2016 (PDF, 408KB) 08.09.2015
Transfer of consenting powers for onshore wind generating stations to local authorities (PDF, 448KB) 29.07.2015
Regulatory Triage Assessment - UKCS environmental regulations: cost recovery through fees and charges (PDF, 99KB) 03.07.2015
UKCS Environmental Regulations: Retrospective Fee Scheme (PDF, 527KB) 03.07.2015
Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) Measures (PDF, 700KB) 17.06.2015

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