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Bill documents — Offensive Weapons Bill 2017-19

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
Commons Bill 232 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version, 214KB 19.06.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 232 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 667KB 19.06.2018

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Speaker's signed certificate (PDF, 45KB) 27.06.2018

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 Notices of Amendments as at 17 July 2018 | PDF version, 120KB 18.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 July 2018 | PDF version, 110KB 17.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 July 2018 | PDF version, 102KB 16.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 July 2018 | PDF version, 110KB 11.07.2018

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considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.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 Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 July 2018 | PDF version, 106KB 18.07.2018

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 25.06.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Schedule of meetings (PDF, 394KB) 16.07.2018
Commons Have your say on the Offensive Weapons Bill 28.06.2018

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: Carl Wiles (OWB31) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Gwilym Harding (OWB32) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Laurentius Huige (OWB33) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Alistair Alan Cormack (OWB34) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Leszek Sikon (OWB35) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: John Rossiter (OWB36) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Bruce McPherson (OWB37) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Phil Proctor, MD for Robert Sorby Ltd (OWB38) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Steven Macleod (OWB39) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Mr J Barnes, Director, BDU Imports Ltd (OWB40) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Nicholas Julian (OWB41) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Diana Taylor (OWB42) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Lionel Nierop (OWB43) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Alex James (OWB44) (PDF, 449KB) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Dave Lockett (OWB45) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Adrian Hodgson (OWB46) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Stuart Fingland (OWB47) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Mr Tom Morton of Pilgrim Leathercraft (OWB48) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Karl Franks, Director, Karlyon Care Ltd (OWB49) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Dr Gordon Allison (OWB50) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Mike Devonport (OWB51) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Robin Slade, Scrubby Oak Fine Foods Ltd (OWB52) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Joe Wakeham (OWB53) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Mr Declan Mouland (OWB54) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Roger Harrington (OWB55) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Tactical Reviews (OWB56) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Max Bone (Managing Director), Decorating Direct Ltd (OWB57) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: George Ellis, Chairman, Greensleeves Shooting Club (OWB58) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Paul Fremantle (OWB59) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Napoleonic Association (OWB60) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (OWB61) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Anthony Newman (OWB62) (PDF, 704KB) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Trevor Howard (OWB63) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Michael Ebbage (OWB64) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Mr R E Flook (OWB65) (PDF, 1MB) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: John Parris (OWB66) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Roger Sinden (OWB67) 19.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Dr P J R Whicker (OWB01) (PDF, 645KB) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Mark Stone (OWB02) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Dudley Newliss (OWB03) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Firearms UK (OWB04) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Rikki Wells (OWB05) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Cosmin Maris (OWB07) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Bret Boivin (OWB08) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Paul Freeman, Manager, DNA Leisure Ltd (OWB09) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Lawrence Taylor, Blades UK Ltd (OWB10) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Andrew Burton (OWB11) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Steven Goldsmith (OWB12) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: John Carlin (OWB13) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Robin Watson (OWB14) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Matthew Ball (OWB15) (PDF, 544KB) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Nick Wright (OWB16) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Mark Austin (OWB17) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Andrew Stevens, Antique Swords UK / EU (OWB18) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: International Gallery Rifle Federation (OWB19) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Dr Keith Pearson (OWB20) (PDF, 358KB) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Keith Charles Howell, Chairman, Frome & District Pistol Club Ltd (OWB21) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Alan Willey (OWB22) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Alastair Haley, Chairman, County of Gloucester Rifle Association (OWB23) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Simon Edwards (OWB24) (PDF, 53KB) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: David Eadsforth (OWB25) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Alison Castle (OWB26) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Chris Ellis (OWB27) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Nicholas Riley, MD Blades and Bows Ltd (OWB28) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Register of Professional Turners (OWB29) 18.07.2018
Commons Written evidence: Tony Price (OWB30) 18.07.2018

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment from the Home Office (PDF, 1MB) 20.06.2018

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