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On-demand Audiovisual Services (Accessibility for People with Disabilities affecting Hearing or Sight or both) Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Lilian Greenwood

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 18 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 86KB 19.11.2015

Latest news on the On-demand Audiovisual Services (Accessibility for People with Disabilities affecting Hearing or Sight or both) Bill 2015-16

The 2015-16 session of Parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.

This Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on 24 June 2015. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

 

Summary of the On-demand Audiovisual Services (Accessibility for People with Disabilities affecting Hearing or Sight or both) Bill 2015-16

A Bill to require the appropriate regulatory authority of on-demand audiovisual programme services to draw up a Code relating to the provision of subtitles, signing and audio-description for persons with disabilities affecting their hearing or their sight or both; to require the appropriate regulatory authority to consult before issuing any such Code; to make provision for minimum requirements to be included in the Code; to require that on-demand programme services providers observe the requirements of the Code; to provide for regular consultation about and review of the minimum requirements; and for connected purposes.

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