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Bill documents — Crime (Overseas Production Orders) 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
Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 (c. 5) 12.02.2019


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
Lords HL Bill 157 Commons amendments | PDF version 31.01.2019
Commons Bill 307 2017-19 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version 18.12.2018
Commons Bill 293 2017-19 as brought from the Lords | PDF version 20.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 134 (as amended on Report) | PDF version 22.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 113 (as introduced) | PDF version 27.06.2018

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF) 19.12.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 157 Explanatory Notes | PDF version 31.01.2019
Commons Bill 293 EN 2017-19 | PDF version 20.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 113 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 507KB 27.06.2018

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 Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF) 11.02.2019
Commons Departmental Memorandum submitted by the Home Office (PDF) 21.11.2018
Lords Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 306KB) 28.06.2018

"English votes for English laws"

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House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Memorandum from the Home Office relating to Amendments at Report Stage (PDF) 29.01.2019
Commons Memorandum from the Home Office (PDF) 20.12.2018

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. 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
Lords HL Bill 157-I Amendment for consideration of Commons amendments (PDF) 08.02.2019
Lords HL Bill 157(a) Amendment for consideration of Commons amendments (PDF) 05.02.2019
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 30 January 2019 | PDF version 30.01.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 January 2019 | PDF version 29.01.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2019 | PDF version 28.01.2019
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at Tuesday 18 December | PDF version 18.12.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 December 2018 | PDF version 17.12.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2018 | PDF version 14.12.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 December 2018 | PDF version 12.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 134(a) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF) 15.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 113-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF) 18.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 113-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF) 17.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 113-R(b) Amendment for Report (PDF) 16.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 113-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF) 15.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 113-II Second marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF) 06.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 113-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF) 03.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 113(e) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF) 30.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 113(d) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF) 14.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 113(c) Amendment for Grand Committee (PDF, 47KB) 26.07.2018
Lords HL Bill 113(b) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 60KB) 25.07.2018
Lords HL Bill 113(a) Amendment for Grand Committee (PDF, 50KB) 24.07.2018

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 on Report (PDF) 30.01.2019

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 30 January 2019 | PDF version 31.01.2019
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 December 2018 | PDF version 19.12.2018

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 on Second Reading 30.11.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill 06.12.2018

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 Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 05.07.2018

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: News Media Association (COPO01) 18.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Society of Editors (COPO02) (PDF) 18.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: BBC (COPO03) (PDF) 18.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Media Lawyers Association (COPO04) 18.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Rachel Mawhood (COPO05) (PDF) 18.12.2018

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill: Impact Assessment (PDF, 264KB) 28.06.2018

Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures

The UK Parliament does not normally legislate with regard to matters within the competence of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales or the Northern Ireland Assembly without the consent of the relevant body. This constitutional understanding is sometimes referred to as the Sewel Convention. Consent is expressed by means of a Legislative Consent Motion. Listed below is relevant legislative consent information provided by the devolved legislatures in respect of this bill, including cases where the relevant legislature has decided not to grant consent.

House Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures Date
Commons Letter from the Scottish Parliament confirming Legislative Consent Motion (PDF) 22.11.2018
Commons Legislative Consent Memorandum from the Scottish Parliament (PDF) 22.11.2018

Will write letters

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House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 2/11/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Hamwee and Lord Paddick regarding issues raised during and following the Report Stage of the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill (PDF, 364KB) 02.11.2018

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