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Bill documents — Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) 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
Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Act 2018 (c. 32) 20.12.2018


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 121 (as introduced) | PDF version, 73KB 09.07.2018
Commons Bill 19 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 83KB 23.11.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 121 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 497KB 09.07.2018
Commons Bill 19-EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 472KB 23.11.2017

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 Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 254KB) 09.07.2018
Commons Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 257KB) 23.11.2017

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 in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 423KB) 08.05.2018

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considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.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, 83KB 09.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 May 2018 | PDF version, 83KB 10.05.2018

Briefing papers

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House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on the Bill 22.06.2018

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 Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 16.10.2018

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