Bill documents — Enterprise 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|
|Enterprise Act 2016 c.12||05.05.2016|
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.
|HL Bill 104 2015-16, Commons Amendments | PDF version, 162KB||10.03.2016|
|Bill 142 2015-2016 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) | PDF version, 421KB||26.02.2016|
|Bill 112 2015-2016, as brought from the Lords | PDF version, 334KB||17.12.2015|
|HL Bill 78 2015-2016 (as Amended on Report) | PDF version, 321KB||30.11.2015|
|HL Bill 63 2015-2016, as introduced | PDF version, 296KB||16.09.2015|
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|
|Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 784KB)||26.02.2016|
Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|HL Bill 104-EN | PDF version, 176KB||10.03.2016|
|Bill 112-EN 2015-2016 | PDF version, 591KB||18.12.2015|
|HL Bill 63-EN 2015-2016 | PDF version, 750KB||16.09.2015|
"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|
|Written Evidence - Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills (PDF, 266KB)||09.03.2016|
|Speakers Certificate - 9 March 2016 (PDF, 72KB)||09.03.2016|
|Speaker's Provisional Certificate - 7 March 2016 (PDF, 271KB)||07.03.2016|
|Speaker's Certificate - 27 January 2016 (PDF, 57KB)||28.01.2016|
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 on Report: Day 2 (PDF, 336KB)||09.03.2016|
|Consideration on Report: Days 1&2 (PDF, 338KB)||07.03.2016|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection:4 (PDF, 347KB)||24.02.2016|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 269KB)||22.02.2016|
|Cosideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 270KB)||10.02.2016|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 270KB)||08.02.2016|
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|
|Report Stage Proceedings as at 9 March 2016 | PDF version, 155KB||10.03.2016|
|Report Stage Proceedings as at 8 March 2016 | PDF version, 146KB||09.03.2016|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 February 2016 | PDF version, 278KB||26.02.2016|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 February 2016 | PDF version, 142KB||24.02.2016|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 February 2016 | PDF version, 143KB||12.02.2016|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 February 2016 | PDF version, 161KB||10.02.2016|
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.
|Committee Stage Report||04.03.2016|
|Briefing Paper on Second Reading||27.01.2016|
House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.
|House of Lords Library Note (OCTET-STREAM, 349KB)||20.01.2016|
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
|Overarching Impact Assessment for the Enterprise Act 2016 (PDF, 603KB)||10.05.2016|
|Impact Assessments: Summary Document (PDF, 469KB)||17.09.2015|
|Small Business Commissioner (PDF, 801KB)||11.09.2015|
|Simplification and extension of Primary Authority (PDF, 349KB)||10.09.2015|
|Preventing misuse of the term ‘apprenticeships’ in relation to unauthorised training (PDF, 248KB)||09.09.2015|
|Extension of the Business Impact Target (PDF, 368KB)||08.09.2015|
|Late payment of insurance claims (PDF, 556KB)||02.09.2015|
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|
|The National Assembly for Wales: 17 March 2016 (PDF, 1MB)||22.03.2016|
|The Scottish Parliament: 8 March 2016 (PDF, 302KB)||17.03.2016|
|The Scottish Parliament: 8 March 2016 (PDF, 63KB)||17.03.2016|
|The Scottish Parliament: 8 March 2016 (PDF, 86KB)||17.03.2016|
|The Scottish Parliament: 23 February 2016 (PDF, 296KB)||25.02.2016|
|The Scottish Parliament (PDF, 545KB)||25.02.2016|
|The Scottish Parliament: 9 February 2016 (PDF, 64KB)||25.02.2016|
|Northern Ireland Assembly - 9 December (PDF, 314KB)||14.12.2015|
|National Assembly for Wales - 3 December 2015 (PDF, 449KB)||02.12.2015|
Will write letters
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