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Fisheries Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Michael Gove
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons HCB 278 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version 25.10.2018

Latest news on the Fisheries Bill 2017-19

The Fisheries Bill is a public bill presented to Parliament by the Government.

The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on Thursday 25 October 2018. This stage is formal and takes place without any debate.

What happens next?

MPs will next consider the Bill at Second Reading. The date for second reading has not yet been announced.

 

Additional information

Summary of the Fisheries Bill 2017-19

A Bill to make provision about policy objectives in relation to fisheries, fishing and aquaculture; to make provision about access to British fisheries; to make provision about the licensing of fishing boats; to make provision about the determination and distribution of fishing opportunities; to make provision enabling schemes to be established for charging for unauthorised catches of sea fish; to make provision about grants in connection with fishing, aquaculture or marine conservation; to make provision about the recovery of costs in respect of the exercise of public functions relating to fish or fishing; to confer powers to make further provision in connection with fisheries, aquaculture or aquatic animals; to make provision about byelaws and orders relating to the exploitation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.

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