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Bill documents — Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Act 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 62 2012-2013 (as brought from the Commons on 3 December 2012) | PDF version, 79KB 04.12.2012
Commons Bill 011 2012-13 (as introduced) | PDF version, 80KB 06.09.2012

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 62 EN 2012-2013 | PDF version, 96KB 04.12.2012
Commons Bill 011 EN 2012-13 (Explanatory Notes to Bill) | PDF version, 246KB 06.09.2012

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 30 November 2012 | PDF version, 92KB 30.11.2012
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 28 November 2012 | PDF version, 96KB 29.11.2012
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 27 November 2012 | PDF version, 94KB 28.11.2012

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 Consideration on Report (PDF, 21KB) 29.11.2012

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considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.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 30 November 2012 | PDF version, 89KB 03.12.2012

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
Commons Committee Stage Report 23.11.2012
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 10.09.2012

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