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Burial Rights Reform Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Mr David Burrowes

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 12.05.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 124 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 104KB 17.03.2017

Latest news on the Burial Rights Reform Bill 2016-17

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017.

This Bill was introduced to Parliament on Tuesday 17 January 2017 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, Mr David Burrowes.

Summary of the Burial Rights Reform Bill 2016-17

A Bill to enable a person to make his or her instructions concerning burial and related matters binding on their personal representative or beneficiary; to enable a person to make provision about the use of a burial space he or she acquired while living after the person’s burial; and for connected purposes.

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