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Pets (Theft) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Ross Thomson

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 Bill 245 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version 21.11.2018

Latest news on the Pets (Theft) Bill 2017-19

The next stage for this Bill, Second reading, is scheduled to take place on a date to be announced. 

This is a Private Members' Bill and was introduced to Parliament on Tuesday 3 July 2018 under the Ten Minute Rule.

For more information, please contact the Bill's sponsor, Ross Thomson MP.

Summary of the Pets (Theft) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 to make the theft of pets an offence; to apply certain post-conviction powers under those Acts to such an offence; and for connected purposes.

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