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Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] 2017-19

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

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

Next event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 294 2017-19 (as brought from the Lords) | PDF version 20.11.2018

Latest news on the Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] 2017-19

Third reading - the final chance for the Lords to change the Bill - took place on 19 November and no amendments were made.

The Bill now goes to the Commons for its consideration.

Summary of the Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] 2017-19

A Bill to amend the Children Act 1989 to state that proceedings under Section 5A of, and Schedule 2 to, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 are family proceedings

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