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Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
Dr Eilidh Whiteford
Baroness Gale

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

  • Report stage: House of Lords Report stage: House of Lords | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 105 (as introduced) | PDF version, 67KB 27.02.2017

Latest news on the Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill 2016-17

On 28 March, the Bill reached committee stage in the Lords.

However, no changes were suggested to the Bill so the Bill goes directly to third reading. This procedure is known as "order of commitment discharged".

The third reading, where final amendments can be made, is yet to be scheduled

Summary of the Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to make provision in connection with the ratification by the United Kingdom of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (the Istanbul Convention).

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