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Public Advocate Bill [HL] 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Wills

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    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
Lords HL Bill 022 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 78KB 03.06.2015

Latest news on the Public Advocate Bill [HL] 2015-16

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - took place on 29 January.

Committee stage - line by line examination of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

Summary of the Public Advocate Bill [HL] 2015-16

A bill to establish a public Advocate to provide advice to, and act as data controller for, representatives of the deceased after major incidents.

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