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Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
John Glen
Baroness Scott of Byrbook

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

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Lords HL Bill 116 (as introduced) | PDF version, 59KB 27.03.2017

Latest news on the Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017.

The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

 

Summary of the Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017

A Bill to repeal sections 146(4) and 147(3) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.

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