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Bill documents — European Union Referendum 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 European Union Referendum Act 2015 c.36 17.12.2015

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 81 2015-16, Commons Disagreement and Reason | PDF version, 155KB 08.12.2015
Commons Bill 103 2015-16, Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 126KB 02.12.2015
Lords HL Bill 76 2015-16 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 292KB 23.11.2015
Lords HL Bill 72 2015-16 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 290KB 04.11.2015
Lords HL Bill 60 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 271KB 08.09.2015
Commons HC Bill 6 2015-16 [as amended in Committee] | PDF version, 242KB 19.06.2015
Commons Bill 002 2015-16, as ordered by the House of Commons | PDF version, 237KB 28.05.2015

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, 389KB) 19.06.2015

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, 303KB) 05.11.2015

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 103-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 234KB 02.12.2015
Lords HL Bill 60-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 522KB 08.09.2015
Commons Bill 002-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 477KB 28.05.2015

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 version, 136KB 11.12.2015
Lords Motion and Amendment to be moved on consideration of Commons Reason | PDF version, 153KB 09.12.2015
Commons Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 8 December 2015 | PDF version, 132KB 08.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 December 2015 | PDF version, 96KB 07.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 December 2015 | PDF version, 97KB 04.12.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 176KB 30.11.2015
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 156KB 19.11.2015
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 203KB 17.11.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 199KB 16.11.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version, 150KB 13.11.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version, 148KB 12.11.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 164KB 11.11.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 167KB 10.11.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 169KB 09.11.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 126KB 05.11.2015
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 217KB 02.11.2015
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 246KB 29.10.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee supplementary to the Marshalled List | PDF version, 153KB 28.10.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 203KB 26.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee supplementary to the Marshalled List | PDF version, 167KB 26.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 179KB 23.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 148KB 22.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 186KB 21.10.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 149KB 16.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 160KB 14.10.2015
Commons Manuscript Amendment to New Clause 10 as at 7 September 2015 | PDF version, 18KB 07.09.2015
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 7 September 2015 | PDF version, 316KB 04.09.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 3 September 2015 | PDF version, 297KB 03.09.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 2 September 2015 | PDF version, 282KB 02.09.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 20 July 2015 (PDF, 151KB) 20.07.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 July 2015 | PDF version, 151KB 17.07.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 July 2015 | PDF version, 146KB 10.07.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 June 2015 | PDF version, 145KB 23.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2015 | PDF version, 139KB 22.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 June 2015 | PDF version, 132KB 19.06.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 18 June 2015 | PDF version, 159KB 18.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 June 2015 | PDF version, 152KB 17.06.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 16 June 2015 | PDF version, 191KB 16.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 June 2015 | PDF version, 189KB 13.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 June 2015 | PDF version, 190KB 12.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 June 2015 | PDF version, 180KB 11.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 June 2015 | PDF version, 151KB 10.06.2015

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 Amendments (PDF) 08.12.2015
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 339KB) 07.09.2015
Commons Committee of the whole House: Selection 2 (PDF, 333KB) 17.06.2015
Commons Committee of the whole House: Selection 1 (PDF, 337KB) 16.06.2015

Committee and report stage proceedings

Details of the 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 Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 08/12/15 | PDF version, 102KB 09.12.2015
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 7 September 2015 | PDF version, 235KB 08.09.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 18 June 2015 | PDF version, 126KB 19.06.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 16 June 2015 | PDF version, 142KB 17.06.2015

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 Briefing Paper on progress of the Bill 03.12.2015
Commons Briefing Paper on Progress of the Bill 08.10.2015
Lords Library Note LLN-2015-0033 08.10.2015
Commons Committee stage report 29.07.2015
Commons Briefing paper on EU Exit: impact in key EU policy areas 09.06.2015
Commons Briefing paper on The UK and the EU: reform, renegotiation, withdrawal? A bibliography 05.06.2015
Commons Briefing paper on Exiting the EU: UK reform proposals, legal impact and alternatives to membership 04.06.2015
Commons Briefing paper on the Bill 03.06.2015

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