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Bill documents — Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [HL] 2017-19


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 286 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version 13.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 133 (as amended on Report) | PDF version 16.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 108 (as introduced) | PDF version, 131KB 23.05.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 286-EN 2017-19, Explanatory Notes to the Bill | PDF version 13.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 108 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 705KB 23.05.2018

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 467KB) 23.05.2018

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.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 108-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF) 12.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 108-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF) 09.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 108-R(b) Amendments for Report (PDF) 17.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 108-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF) 11.07.2018
Lords HL Bill 108-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 76KB) 06.07.2018
Lords HL Bill 108(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 65KB) 05.07.2018

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 Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages 08.06.2018

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 09/07/2018 from Lord Keen of Elie to the Earl of Listowel regarding the potential closure of the Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) National Unit. (PDF, 122KB) 09.07.2018
Letter dated 28/06/2018 from Lord Keen of Elie QC to Lord Beecham regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: recommendations from the National Audit Office Report: 'Early progress in transforming courts and tribunals'. (PDF, 365KB) 28.06.2018
Letter dated 27/06/2018 from Lord Keen of Elie to Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbots regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: the relationship between the Charity Commission, the Charity Tribunal and the Attorney General. (PDF, 57KB) 27.06.2018

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