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Bill documents — London Local Authorities Act 2012

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons London Local Authorities Act 2012 19.03.2012

Bills (with Explanatory Memorandum)

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to include amendments made during its passage through Parliament. The explanatory memorandum, which appears before the text of the bill, explains the bill’s purpose in detail and includes a statement as to the Bill’s compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill [as amended in Committee] | PDF version, 1MB 12.05.2011
Commons Bill as brought from the Lords | PDF version, 420KB 01.12.2009
Lords Bill As Amended in Committee. | PDF version, 492KB 11.11.2009
Lords Bill as introduced into the House of Lords - html version | PDF version, 11MB 23.11.2007
Text of Bill deposited in Parliament in November 2007 -html version | PDF version, 565KB 22.11.2007

Additional Provisions to the Bill

A Petition for Additional Provision has been deposited in relation to this Bill. It seeks to allow the promoters of the Bill to extend its scope. There is a short set period when anyone specially and directly affected by the new provisions has an opportunity to oppose their inclusion in the Bill.

House Additional Provision to the Bill Date
Lords Petition for Additional Provision deposited 7th May 2008 (PDF, 248KB) 07.05.2008

Government reports

The Government is required to make a report on the promoters’ statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights as soon as the bill has received a first reading. If the Government wishes to make its views about the provisions of a bill known it does so by making one or more further reports which are considered by a Committee on the Bill in the House to which the report is made.

House Government report Date
Commons Government Report: House of Commons (PDF, 36KB) 17.03.2011
Commons Report on European Convention on Human Rights compliance. Made to the House of Commons by the Department for Communities and Local Government (PDF, 56KB) 08.12.2009
Lords Government report against the Bill from the Home Office to the House of Lords (PDF, 131KB) 30.06.2008
Lords Government report against the Bill from Department for Communities and Local Government to the House of Lords (PDF, 186KB) 09.06.2008
Lords Government report against the Bill from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the House of Lords (PDF, 277KB) 07.03.2008
Lords Report on European Convention on Human Rights compliance. Made to the House of Lords by the Department for Communities and Local Government (PDF, 78KB) 24.01.2008

Petitions against the Bill

It is open to any individual, group of individuals or organisation ‘directly and specially affected’ by the provisions of a private or hybrid bill to voice their objections in a petition against that bill.

House Petition against the Bill Date
Commons Petition No 1: House of Commons (PDF, 98KB)
Petitioner 1: The British Hospitality Association. Agent: Martin Couchman
16.12.2009
Commons Petition No 2: House of Commons (PDF, 46KB)
Petitioner 2: The British Beer and Pub Association
16.12.2009
Commons Petition No 3: House of Commons (PDF, 242KB)
Petition No 3: The Society of London Theatre and the Theatrical Management Association
16.12.2009
Lords Petition No. 1: House of Lords (PDF, 321KB)
Petitioner: The British Beer and Pub Association. Agent: Dr Martin John Rawlings
06.02.2008
Lords Petition No. 2: House of Lords (PDF, 259KB)
Petitioner: The British Hospitality Association. Agent: Martin Couchman
06.02.2008
Lords Petition No. 3: House of Lords (PDF, 406KB)
Petitioner: The National Market Traders' Federation. Agent: Winckworth Sherwood. The petition was withdrawn on 9 July 2008.
06.02.2008
Lords Petition No. 4: House of Lords (PDF, 389KB)
Petitioner: The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers. Agent: Mr Nick Bish
06.02.2008

Committee - Proposed amendments

Amendments proposed (usually by the Promoters) to be made to the bill but not yet approved by the Committee on the Bill. The Committee may propose amendments of their own and may reject or alter any of the amendments in this list. See the list of amendments agreed to by the Committee for the final, agreed amendments. Lists of proposed Amendments are not generally printed as separate documents at Committee stage.

House Committee - Proposed amendments Date
Commons Amendments on Report: Second Day (PDF, 35KB) 25.01.2012
Commons London Local Authorities Bill [Lords] Amendments on Report (PDF, 38KB) 07.12.2011

Committee reports

The Committees which consider this Bill may produce special reports on their conclusions. These Committees may also amend or reject the Bill they are considering without producing a report.

House Committee report Date
Lords Special Report from the House of Lords Unopposed Bill Committee - HL 174, session 2008-09 | PDF version, 127KB 03.11.2009
Lords Special Report from the Lords Opposed Bill Committee - HL 160, session 2007-08 | PDF version, 182KB 22.07.2008

Amendments to be moved on Third Reading

These are amendments which are expected to be discussed at the Third Reading stage.

House Amendments to be moved on Third Reading Date
Commons 3rd reading 13.03.2012
Commons Report: 3rd sitting 21.02.2012

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