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British Indian Ocean Territory (Citizenship) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Henry Smith

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    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
Commons Bill 150 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version, 75KB 09.03.2018

Latest news on the British Indian Ocean Territory (Citizenship) Bill 2017-19

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the British Indian Ocean Territory (Citizenship) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to allow persons descended from individuals born in the British Indian Ocean Territory to register as British overseas territories citizens; and for connected purposes.

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