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Prisons and Courts Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Elizabeth Truss
Justice

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

Last event

  • Committee stage: House of Commons Committee stage: House of Commons | 29.03.2017

Next event

  • Committee stage: House of Commons Committee stage: House of Commons | 18.04.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons 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 2016-17

A 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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