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Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsors:
Theresa Villiers
Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury

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

  • Committee stage: House of Lords Committee stage: House of Lords | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 168 (as introduced) | PDF version 18.03.2019

Latest news on the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill 2017-19

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - took place on 9 May. Members discussed a range of subjects, including the issue of determining a cultural item's origin and whether museums should label artefacts as stolen property, the principles of the 1998 Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets and a proposal for pan-European co-operation in locating 'looted' property of the Nazi era.

Committee stage - line by line examination of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

 

 

Summary of the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to prevent the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Act 2009 from expiring on 11 November 2019.

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