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Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Authority) Bill 2009-10

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Mr Andrew Dismore

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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 39 09-10 | PDF version, 79KB 11.02.2010

Latest news on the Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Authority) Bill 2009-10

This Bill was presented to Parliament on 6 January 2010 This is known as First Reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage. 

The 2009-10 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Authority) Bill 2009-10

This Bill would clarify the meaning of 'public authority' in section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998. It would introduce a list of factors to be taken into account when considering whether a body is a 'public authority' for the purposes of that Act.

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