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Courts (Abuse of Process) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Liz Saville Roberts

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 141 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version, 98KB 12.03.2018

Latest news on the Courts (Abuse of Process) 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 Courts (Abuse of Process) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to prevent abuse of process in civil and family courts; to make provision about cooperation between court jurisdictions; to create offences when certain civil and family court orders are breached; to amend the rights and duties of certain parties to prevent abuse of process in civil and family court; and for connected purposes.

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