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Bill documents — Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) 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
Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Act 2018 (c. 11) 10.05.2018


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
Commons Bill 183 2017-19 (as brought from the Lords) | PDF version, 78KB 13.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 89 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 68KB 06.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 76 (as introduced) | PDF version, 68KB 20.12.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 183 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 421KB 13.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 76 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 469KB 20.12.2017

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
Commons Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government - 13 March 2018 (PDF, 66KB) 13.03.2018
Lords Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 66KB) 20.12.2017

"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 Legislative Grand Committee England Consent Motion - 8 May 2018 (PDF, 84KB) 08.05.2018
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 14 March 2018 (PDF, 44KB) 14.03.2018

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.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 8 May 2018 | PDF version, 124KB 08.05.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 May 2018 | PDF version, 131KB 04.05.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 May 2018 | PDF version, 124KB 03.05.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 May 2018 | PDF version, 116KB 02.05.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 27 March 2018 | PDF version, 140KB 27.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 March 2018 | PDF version, 134KB 26.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 March 2018 | PDF version, 125KB 23.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 76-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF, 65KB) 02.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 76-R(c) Amendment for Report (PDF, 50KB) 01.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 76-R(b) Amendments for Report (PDF, 47KB) 27.02.2018
Lords HL Bill 76-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 51KB) 26.02.2018
Lords HL Bill 76-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 72KB) 23.01.2018
Lords HL Bill 76-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 71KB) 22.01.2018
Lords HL Bill 76(b) Amendment for Committee (PDF, 165KB) 19.01.2018
Lords HL Bill 76(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 60KB) 18.01.2018

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, 483KB) 08.05.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: selection 1 (PDF, 187KB) 26.03.2018

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 8 May 2018 | PDF version, 127KB 09.05.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 27 March 2018 | PDF version, 136KB 28.03.2018

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 Briefing Paper on the Bill 06.04.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Secure Tenancies (Victims of Dometic Abuse) Bill 20.03.2018

Relevant documents

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

House Relevant documents Date
Lords Note of impacts (PDF, 176KB) 09.01.2018

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