Family Justice 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 28 March, 2017 | 28.03.2017
- 2nd reading: House of Commons | 12.05.2017
This Bill is being prepared for publication.
Latest news on the Family Justice 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 28 March 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, Suella Fernandes.
Summary of the Family Justice Bill 2016-17A Bill to make provision for the enforcement of Child Arrangement Orders, including times within which enforcement action must take place; to establish a presumption in favour of shared parenting under Child Arrangement Orders; and to make provision for a commission to review and make recommendations on the operation of family justice; and for connected purposes.
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