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Bill documents — Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018

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
Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 c. 27 01.11.2018

Bills

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 120 (as introduced) | PDF version, 100KB 09.07.2018
Commons Bill 228 2017-19 (as amended on Consideration) | PDF version, 109KB 18.06.2018
Commons Bill 200 2017-19 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 110KB 30.04.2018
Commons HCB 8 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 110KB 01.11.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 120 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 471KB 09.07.2018
Commons HC Bill 8 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 271KB 02.11.2017

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 Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 139KB) 09.07.2018

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.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 15 June 2018 | PDF version, 168KB 15.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 June 2018 | PDF version, 166KB 14.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 June 2018 | PDF version, 155KB 13.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 June 2018 | PDF version, 142KB 12.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 June 2018 | PDF version, 129KB 11.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 June 2018 | PDF version, 111KB 07.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 April 2018 | PDF version, 163KB 25.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 April 2018 | PDF version, 168KB 19.04.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 April 2018 | PDF version, 168KB 18.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 April 2018 | PDF version, 168KB 16.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 March 2018 | PDF version, 166KB 29.03.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 28 March 2018 | PDF version, 196KB 28.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 March 2018 | PDF version, 194KB 27.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2018 | PDF version, 192KB 20.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 March 2018 | PDF version, 191KB 19.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2018 | PDF version, 191KB 14.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2018 | PDF version, 191KB 13.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 March 2018 | PDF version, 194KB 12.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 February 2018 | PDF version, 108KB 27.02.2018

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, 95KB) 14.06.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 443KB) 27.03.2018

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 6 July 2018 | PDF version, 82KB 09.07.2018
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 15 June 2018 | PDF version, 138KB 18.06.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 25 April 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 154KB 26.04.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 April 2018 | PDF version, 130KB 26.04.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 April 2018 | PDF version, 96KB 19.04.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 March 2018 | PDF version, 131KB 29.03.2018

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 Committee Stage Report 17.05.2018
Commons Committee Stage Report 17.05.2018
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 02.11.2017

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 Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 09.08.2018

Relevant documents

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

House Relevant documents Date
Memorandum from the Department of Health and Social Care to the Joint Committee on Human Rights (PDF, 166KB) 02.08.2018

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