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Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2019

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

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

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2019 (c. 10) 15.03.2019

Latest news on the Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2019

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 15 March. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

 

Summary of the Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2019

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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