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Bill documents — Middle Level 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
Middle Level Act 2018 c. ii 01.11.2018

Bills (with Explanatory Memorandum)

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to include amendments made during its passage through Parliament. The explanatory memorandum, which appears before the text of the bill, explains the bill’s purpose in detail and includes a statement as to the Bill’s compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights.

House Bill Date
Lords Bill (as amended in Committee) | PDF version 12.07.2018
Lords Bill (as brought from the Commons) | PDF version, 772KB 01.03.2018
Commons Bill (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 715KB 30.01.2018
Commons Bill (as introduced in the Commons) | PDF version, 285KB 24.01.2017
Bill (as deposited) | PDF version, 264KB 28.11.2016

Government reports

The Government is required to make a report on the promoters’ statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights as soon as the bill has received a first reading. If the Government wishes to make its views about the provisions of a bill known it does so by making one or more further reports which are considered by a Committee on the Bill in the House to which the report is made.

House Government report Date
Lords Lords Report on compliance with Convention on Human rights to the Lords (PDF, 138KB) 06.03.2018
Commons ECHR report from Government (PDF, 206KB) 26.01.2017

Petitions against the Bill

It is open to any individual, group of individuals or organisation ‘directly and specially affected’ by the provisions of a private or hybrid bill to voice their objections in a petition against that bill.

House Petition against the Bill Date
Lords National Association of Boat Owners (PDF, 260KB) 12.03.2018
Lords East Anglian Waterways Association Limited (PDF, 175KB) 12.03.2018
Lords National Bargee Travellers Association (PDF, 169KB) 12.03.2018
Lords Christopher R Taylor (PDF, 261KB) 12.03.2018
Lords Darren Lumb (PDF, 197KB) 12.03.2018
Lords Nigel Moore (PDF, 80KB) 12.03.2018
Lords Derek Paice (PDF, 436KB) 12.03.2018
Commons John Hodges (PDF, 342KB) 31.01.2017
Commons March Cruising Club (PDF, 129KB) 31.01.2017
Commons Nigel Moore (PDF, 140KB) 31.01.2017
Commons National Bargee Travellers Association (PDF, 132KB) 31.01.2017
Commons Derek Paice (PDF, 770KB) 31.01.2017
Commons Christopher Taylor (PDF, 133KB) 31.01.2017

Additional Committee documents

Documents relevant to the Committee's proceedings

House Additional Committee document Date
Lords Undertakings given by Promoters in Opposed Bill Committee (PDF, 139KB) 18.07.2018
Commons Undertakings given by Promoters in Opposed Bill Committee (PDF, 56KB) 25.01.2018

Amendments agreed to on Consideration

Amendments agreed to on the Consideration (Report stage) of the bill in the House of Commons.

House Amendments agreed to on Consideration Date
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Bill 16.10.2018
Commons Report stage 28.02.2018

Amendments made in Committee

Amendments made by the Committee who considered this Bill

House Amendments made in Committee Date
Lords Amendments made in Opposed Bill Committee (PDF) 19.07.2018

Selection of amendments for Consideration

Selection of amendments for Consideration

House Selection of amendments for Consideration Date
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 58KB) 28.02.2018

Lords Amendments made to the Bill

Lords Amendments made to the Bill

House Lords Amendments made to the Bill Date
Lords Lords amendments (PDF) 13.09.2018

Commons Amendments made to the Bill

Amendments made to the Bill in the House of Commons

House Commons Amendments made to the Bill Date
Commons Commons amendments (PDF) 25.01.2018

Locus Standi Challenges

This is a challenge by the Promoters of the Bill to the right of one or more of the petitioners to be heard on their petition. In the House of Commons such challenges are resolved by the Court of Referees. In the Lords they are dealt with by the Opposed Bill Committee.

House Locus Standi Challenge Date
Lords National Bargee Travellers Association response to right to be heard challenge (PDF, 1MB) 09.07.2018
Lords Notice of objection to right to be heard of Mr Nigel Moore (PDF, 80KB) 20.06.2018
Lords Notice of objection to right to be heard of National Bargee Travellers Association (PDF, 141KB) 20.06.2018

Documents relating to the Bill

Documents relating to the Bill

House Other documents Date
Commons Statement on behalf of the Promoter in support of consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF) 11.10.2018
Lords Opposed Bill Committee supporting documents from Petitioners (PDF, 35MB) 05.07.2018
Lords Opposed Bill Committee supporting documents from Promoter (PDF, 5MB) 26.06.2018
Commons Promoter's statement for Report Stage (PDF, 464KB) 27.02.2018
Commons Promoter's statement for Revival (PDF, 456KB) 16.10.2017
Commons Promoter's statement for Second Reading (PDF, 397KB) 28.03.2017

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