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Bill documents — Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2019

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

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


Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 294 2017-19 (as brought from the Lords) | PDF version 20.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 138 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version 26.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 28 (as introduced) | PDF version 03.07.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 294 EN 2017-19 | PDF version 14.02.2019

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 March 2019 | PDF version 05.03.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2019 | PDF version 04.03.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 February 2019 | PDF version 01.03.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 27 February 2019 | PDF version 28.02.2019
Lords HL Bill 28-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 24.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 28(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 17.10.2018

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF) 04.03.2019

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 11 March 2019 | PDF version 12.03.2019
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 March 2019 | PDF version 06.03.2019

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper for Committee Stage 28.02.2019

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages 16.07.2018

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