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Bill documents — Criminal Finances Act 2017

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
Criminal Finances Act 2017 c.22 27.04.2017

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
Commons Bill 173 2016-17, Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 179KB 26.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 127 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 728KB 26.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 124 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 711KB 03.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 104 (as introduced) | PDF version, 676KB 22.02.2017
Commons Bill 97 2016-17, as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 658KB 23.11.2016
Commons HCB 75 2016-17 (as introduced) | PDF version, 630KB 13.10.2016

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, 1MB) 23.11.2016

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, 819KB) 03.04.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 173-EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 177KB 26.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 104 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 503KB 22.02.2017
Commons HCB 75 EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 827KB 12.10.2016

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Supplementary, Home Office, 27 March 2017 (PDF, 146KB) 27.03.2017
Lords Home Office 28 February 2017 (PDF, 303KB) 28.02.2017
Commons Supplementary Home Office 5 December 2016 (PDF, 87KB) 07.12.2016
Commons Home Office 12 October 2016 (PDF, 305KB) 13.10.2016

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Department Memorandum from the Home Office - 26 April 2017 (PDF, 255KB) 26.04.2017
Commons Assessment by the Home Office of the Bill and amendments to it - 17 February 2017 (PDF, 261KB) 17.02.2017
Commons Home Office Memorandum - Committee Stage (PDF, 139KB) 22.11.2016

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.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 124-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF, 103KB) 21.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 124(e) Amendments for Report (PDF, 78KB) 20.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 124(d) Amendments for Report (PDF, 51KB) 19.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 124(c) Amendments for Report (PDF, 57KB) 18.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 124(b) Amendments for Report (PDF, 49KB) 10.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 124(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 63KB) 06.04.2017
Lords HL Bill 104-II Second marshalled list for Committee 30.03.2017
Lords HL Bill 104-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 179KB) 24.03.2017
Lords HL Bill 104(f) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 81KB) 23.03.2017
Lords HL Bill 104(e) Amendment for Committee (PDF, 51KB) 22.03.2017
Lords HL Bill 104(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 134KB) 21.03.2017
Lords HL Bill 104(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 53KB) 20.03.2017
Lords HL Bill 104(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 48KB) 15.03.2017
Lords HL Bill 104(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 59KB) 14.03.2017
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 21 February 2017 | PDF version, 268KB 21.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 February 2017 | PDF version, 265KB 20.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 February 2017 | PDF version, 265KB 17.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 February 2017 | PDF version, 243KB 16.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 February 2017 | PDF version, 237KB 10.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 February 2017 | PDF version, 236KB 09.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2017 | PDF version, 164KB 08.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 January 2017 | PDF version, 170KB 27.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2017 | PDF version, 170KB 20.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2017 | PDF version, 170KB 19.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2017 | PDF version, 170KB 18.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 January 2017 | PDF version, 170KB 13.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2017 | PDF version, 168KB 12.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 January 2017 | PDF version, 168KB 11.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 December 2016 | PDF version, 168KB 21.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 December 2016 | PDF version, 156KB 15.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2016 | PDF version, 156KB 14.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 December 2016 | PDF version, 156KB 13.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 December 2016 | PDF version, 157KB 09.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2016 | PDF version, 151KB 08.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 December 2016 | PDF version, 138KB 02.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 29 November 2016 | PDF version, 145KB 30.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 November 2016 | PDF version, 145KB 29.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 22 November 2016 | PDF version, 227KB 22.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 November 2016 | PDF version, 224KB 21.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2016 | PDF version, 226KB 18.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 November 2016 | PDF version, 207KB 17.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 November 2016 | PDF version, 203KB 16.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 November 2016 | PDF version, 206KB 15.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 November 2016 | PDF version, 160KB 14.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2016 | PDF version, 154KB 11.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 November 2016 | PDF version, 151KB 09.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2016 | PDF version, 133KB 04.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 November 2016 | PDF version, 133KB 03.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 October 2016 | PDF version, 130KB 27.10.2016

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, 260KB) 26.04.2017
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 262KB) 20.02.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 182KB) 21.11.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 183KB) 17.11.2016

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill 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 Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 26 April 2017 | PDF version, 84KB 27.04.2017
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 21 February 2017 | PDF version, 220KB 22.02.2017
Commons All proceedings up to 22 November 2016 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 209KB 23.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 November 2016 | PDF version, 189KB 23.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 November 2016 | PDF version, 116KB 18.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 November 2016 | PDF version, 111KB 16.11.2016

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 Committee Stage Report 16.02.2017
Commons Briefing paper Second Reading 21.10.2016

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Criminal Finances Bill: schedule of meetings (PDF, 218KB) 14.11.2016
Commons Have your say on the Criminal Finances Bill 26.10.2016

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Criminal Finances Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 03.03.2017

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: Standard Chartered Bank (CFB 04) (PDF, 2MB) 23.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: British Banking Association (CFB 05) (PDF, 393KB) 23.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Save the Children, ActionAid, Christian Aid and Oxfam (CFB 06) 23.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: KPMG LLP (CFB 01) 16.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: BOND Anti-Corruption Group and the Business Integrity Network (CFB 02) 16.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Transparency International UK (CFB 03) 16.11.2016

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Criminal Finances Bill - Forfeiture of bank accounts (PDF, 464KB) 10.01.2017
Criminal Finances Bill - Overarching Impact Assessment (revised) (PDF, 541KB) 10.01.2017
Criminal Finances Bill - SARS Moratorium Extension (revised) (PDF, 329KB) 10.01.2017
Criminal Finances Bill - Seizure of Mobile Stores of Value (revised) (PDF, 343KB) 10.01.2017
Criminal Finances Bill - Unexplained Wealth Orders (revised) (PDF, 352KB) 10.01.2017
Privacy Impact Assessment (PDF, 317KB) 01.12.2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Information Sharing (PDF, 692KB) 01.11.2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Disclosure Orders (PDF, 632KB) 01.11.2016
Criminal Finances Bill - SARS Moratorium Extension (PDF, 581KB) 01.11.2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Power to obtain further information (PDF, 607KB) 01.11.2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Overarching Impact Assessment (PDF, 848KB) 01.11.2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Unexplained Wealth Orders (PDF, 589KB) 01.11.2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Seizure of Mobile Stores of Value (PDF, 601KB) 01.11.2016

Legislative Consent Resolutions

These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.

House Legislative Consent Resolutions Date
Commons Letter from the Scottish Parliament - 26 April 2017 (PDF, 477KB) 26.04.2017
Commons Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum - 26 April 2017 (PDF, 230KB) 26.04.2017
Commons Letter from the Clerk of the Scottish Parliament - 7 March 2017 (PDF, 589KB) 07.03.2017
Commons Legislative Consent Memorandum from the Scottish Parliament - 7 March 2017 (PDF, 306KB) 07.03.2017
Commons National Assembly for Wales: 13 December 2016 (PDF, 966KB) 15.12.2016

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 21/04/2017 from Baroness Williams to Lord Rosser regarding further Government amendments for report stage (PDF, 78KB) 21.04.2017
Supplementary delegated powers memo as referenced in the letter from Baroness Williams dated 21/04/2017 (PDF, 88KB) 21.04.2017
Draft additions to the Code of Practice (Investigations) under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 as referenced in the letter by Baroness Williams dated 21/04/2017 (PDF, 261KB) 21.04.2017
List of Amendments to be moved on report [Draft 20.04.17]: beneficial ownership, as referenced in the letter by Baroness Williams dated 21/04/2017 (PDF, 55KB) 21.04.2017
List of Amendments to be moved on report: [Notice to local authority: Scotland], as referenced in the letter by Baroness Williams dated 21/04/2017 (PDF, 75KB) 21.04.2017
Letter dated 18/04/2017 from Baroness Williams to Lord Rosser regarding government amendments at report stage (PDF, 58KB) 18.04.2017
List of Government amendments to be considered at Report Stage as referenced in a letter from Baroness Williams dated 18/04/2017 (PDF, 55KB) 18.04.2017
Letter dated 11/04/2017 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rosser regarding the Criminal Finances Bill: issues raised during the second day of committee stage (PDF, 78KB) 11.04.2017
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Rosser regarding issues raised during the first day of the Committee Stage debate (PDF, 138KB) 31.03.2017
I. Letter dated 21/03/2017 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rooker and others regarding fines imposed on financial institutions. 1p. (PDF, 21KB) 21.03.2017
II. Details of selected fines imposed on financial institutions with a presence in the UK for tax fraud, money laundering and financial crime systems and control offences. 4p. (PDF, 93KB) 21.03.2017
Letter dated 17/03/2017 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rosser regarding issues raised in second reading of the Criminal Finances Bill (PDF, 81KB) 17.03.2017
Letter dated 09/11/2016 from Ben Wallace MP to Diane Abbott MP regarding issues arising at the Criminal Finances Bill Second Reading (PDF, 157KB) 09.11.2016

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