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|
|European Union Referendum Act 2015 c.36||17.12.2015|
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.
|HL Bill 81 2015-16, Commons Disagreement and Reason | PDF version, 155KB||08.12.2015|
|Bill 103 2015-16, Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 126KB||02.12.2015|
|HL Bill 76 2015-16 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 292KB||23.11.2015|
|HL Bill 72 2015-16 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 290KB||04.11.2015|
|HL Bill 60 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 271KB||08.09.2015|
|HC Bill 6 2015-16 [as amended in Committee] | PDF version, 242KB||19.06.2015|
|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|
|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|
|Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 303KB)||05.11.2015|
Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 103-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 234KB||02.12.2015|
|HL Bill 60-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 522KB||08.09.2015|
|Bill 002-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 477KB||28.05.2015|
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)||08.12.2015|
|Consideration on Report (PDF, 339KB)||07.09.2015|
|Committee of the whole House: Selection 2 (PDF, 333KB)||17.06.2015|
|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|
|Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 08/12/15 | PDF version, 102KB||09.12.2015|
|Report Stage Proceedings as at 7 September 2015 | PDF version, 235KB||08.09.2015|
|Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 18 June 2015 | PDF version, 126KB||19.06.2015|
|Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 16 June 2015 | PDF version, 142KB||17.06.2015|
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 progress of the Bill||03.12.2015|
|Briefing Paper on Progress of the Bill||08.10.2015|
|Library Note LLN-2015-0033||08.10.2015|
|Committee stage report||29.07.2015|
|Briefing paper on EU Exit: impact in key EU policy areas||09.06.2015|
|Briefing paper on The UK and the EU: reform, renegotiation, withdrawal? A bibliography||05.06.2015|
|Briefing paper on Exiting the EU: UK reform proposals, legal impact and alternatives to membership||04.06.2015|
|Briefing paper on the Bill||03.06.2015|
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