Prisons and Courts Bill 2016-17
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Elizabeth Truss
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Committee stage: House of Commons | 29.03.2017
- Committee stage: House of Commons | 18.04.2017
|Bill 145 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 665KB||23.02.2017|
Latest news on the Prisons and Courts Bill 2016-17
MPs are now considering the Bill in a Public Bill Committee. The Public Bill Committee is scheduled to conclude by Thursday 27 April 2017, but could finish earlier.
The membership of the Public Bill Committee has been announced by the Committee of Selection.
Do you have relevant expertise and experience or a special interest in the Prisons and Courts Bill? If so, you can submit your views in writing to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee.
MPs have voted that if, at the conclusion of this session of Parliament, proceedings on the Prisons and Courts Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next session. This known as a carry-over motion.
Summary of the Prisons and Courts Bill 2016-17A Bill to make provision about prisons; make provision about practice and procedure in courts and tribunals, organisation of courts and tribunals, functions of the judiciary and of courts and tribunals and their staff, appointment and deployment of the judiciary, and functions of the Judicial Appointments Commission; and make provision about whiplash claims.
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