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Bill stages — Defence Reform Act 2014

Dates for all stages of the passage of the Bill, including links to the debates.

Stage Date
1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons 3 July, 2013 03.07.2013
2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons 16 July, 2013 16.07.2013
Money resolution: House of Commons Money resolution: House of Commons 16 July, 2013 16.07.2013
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 16 July, 2013 16.07.2013
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons 3 September, 2013 (1) (2) 03.09.2013
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons 3 September, 2013 (1) (2) 03.09.2013
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons 5 September, 2013 (1) (2) 05.09.2013
Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons 5 September, 2013 (1) (2) 05.09.2013
Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons 8 October, 2013 (1) (2) 08.10.2013
Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons 8 October, 2013 (1) (2) 08.10.2013
Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons 10 October, 2013 (1) (2) 10.10.2013
Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons 10 October, 2013 (1) (2) 10.10.2013
Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons 15 October, 2013 (1) (2) 15.10.2013
Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons 15 October, 2013 (1) (2) 15.10.2013
Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons 17 October, 2013 (1) (2) 17.10.2013
Committee Debate: 12th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 12th sitting: House of Commons 17 October, 2013 (1) (2) 17.10.2013
Committee Debate: 13th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 13th sitting: House of Commons 22 October, 2013 (1) (2) 22.10.2013
Committee Debate: 14th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 14th sitting: House of Commons 22 October, 2013 (1) (2) 22.10.2013
Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons 20 November, 2013 20.11.2013
3rd reading: House of Commons 3rd reading: House of Commons 20 November, 2013 20.11.2013
1st reading: House of Lords 1st reading: House of Lords 21 November, 2013 21.11.2013
2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords 10 December, 2013 10.12.2013
Committee: 1st sitting: House of Lords Committee: 1st sitting: House of Lords 3 February, 2014 03.02.2014
Committee: 2nd sitting: House of Lords Committee: 2nd sitting: House of Lords 5 February, 2014 05.02.2014
Committee: 3rd sitting: House of Lords Committee: 3rd sitting: House of Lords 11 February, 2014 11.02.2014
Committee: 4th sitting: House of Lords Committee: 4th sitting: House of Lords 25 February, 2014 25.02.2014
Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords 24 March, 2014 24.03.2014
Report: 2nd sitting: House of Lords Report: 2nd sitting: House of Lords 26 March, 2014 26.03.2014
3rd reading: House of Lords 3rd reading: House of Lords 2 April, 2014 02.04.2014
Ping Pong: House of Commons Ping Pong: House of Commons 29 April, 2014 29.04.2014
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 29 April, 2014 29.04.2014
Royal Assent Royal Assent 14 May, 2014 14.05.2014

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