British Victims of Terrorism (Asset-Freezing and Compensation) Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 2 November, 2016 | 02.11.2016
- 2nd reading: House of Commons | 12.05.2017
- Read debates on all stages of the British Victims of Terrorism (Asset-Freezing and Compensation) Bill 2016-17
This Bill is being prepared for publication.
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This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 2 November 2016 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Andrew Rosindell.
Summary of the British Victims of Terrorism (Asset-Freezing and Compensation) Bill 2016-17A Bill to make provision about the freezing and seizing of assets belonging to states or organisations who sponsor or perpetrate acts of terrorism for the purposes of enabling compensation to be paid to the British victims of such terrorism; to provide a definition of British victims for the purpose of eligibility for such compensation; and for connected purposes.
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