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Bill documents — Antarctic Act 2013

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 Antarctic Act 2013 c.15 27.03.2013


Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 76 2012-2013 (as brought from the Commons on 21 January 2013) | PDF version, 149KB 22.01.2013
Commons Bill 14 2012-2013 as introduced | PDF version, 157KB 18.07.2012

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 76 EN 2012-2013 Explanatory Notes to the Bill | PDF version, 111KB 22.01.2013
Commons Bill 14 2012-2013 Explanatory Notes to the Bill | PDF version, 203KB 18.07.2012

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 18 January 2013 | PDF version, 95KB 18.01.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 16 January 2013 | PDF version, 98KB 17.01.2013

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Conisderation on Report (PDF, 11KB) 18.01.2013

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 18 November 2012 | PDF version, 96KB 21.01.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 21 November 2012 | PDF version, 80KB 22.11.2012

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Lords Library Note 2013/003 28.01.2013
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 30.10.2012
Commons Preliminary Briefing Paper 23.07.2012

Standard Notes

House of Commons Library Standard Notes are short papers and cover a range of topical issues. Where they are relevant to a Bill they are included on the Bill page.

House Standard Notes Date
Commons Commons Library Standard Note 17.01.2013

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment (PDF, 364KB) 10.05.2012

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