Bill documents — Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] 2016-17
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.
|Bill 113 2016-17, as brought from the Lords | PDF version, 147KB||13.12.2016|
|HL Bill 78 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 137KB||23.11.2016|
|HL Bill 4 (as introduced) | PDF version, 135KB||19.05.2016|
Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 113-EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 319KB||13.12.2016|
|HL Bill 4 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 258KB||19.05.2016|
Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
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|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 176KB)||23.01.2017|
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considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.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|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 24 January 2017 | PDF version, 124KB||25.01.2017|
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.
|Briefing Paper for Second Reading Committee||13.01.2017|
House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.
|Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages||09.06.2016|
Reports of proceedings
Full transcripts of the Public Bill Committee meetings.
|House||Report of proceedings||Date|
|HL Bill 4 Consideration of amendments (PDF, 218KB)||09.11.2016|
List of related Impact Assessments
|Simplifying the law of groundless threats of patent, trade mark and design right infringement (PDF, 387KB)||09.09.2015|
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