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Bill documents — Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019

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
Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019 (c. 2) 12.02.2019

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
Lords HL Bill 130 (as introduced) | PDF version 06.09.2018
Commons Bill 235 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version, 81KB 21.06.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 130 Explanatory Notes | PDF version 06.09.2018
Commons Bill 235 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 677KB 21.06.2018

"English votes for English laws"

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House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Legislative Grand Committee England and Wales - 5 September 2018 (PDF) 05.09.2018
Commons Speaker's signed certificate (PDF, 46KB) 26.06.2018

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.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 130-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 22.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 130(a) Amendment for Committee (PDF) 07.11.2018
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 5 September 2018 | PDF version 05.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 September 2018 | PDF version 04.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 31 August 2018 | PDF version 03.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 August 2018 | PDF version 31.08.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 July 2018 | PDF version, 117KB 23.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 July 2018 | PDF version, 117KB 19.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 July 2018 | PDF version, 133KB 12.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 July 2018 | PDF version, 133KB 11.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 July 2018 | PDF version, 135KB 10.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 July 2018 | PDF version, 122KB 09.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 July 2018 | PDF version, 125KB 04.07.2018

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) 05.09.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF) 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 Report Stage Proceedings as at 5 September 2018 | PDF version 06.09.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 12 July 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 116KB 13.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 July 2018 | PDF version, 109KB 13.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 July 2018 | PDF version, 103KB 11.07.2018

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 Committee Stage Report 17.08.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Schedule of meetings (PDF, 380KB) 09.07.2018
Commons Have your say on the Voyeurism (Offences) (No.2) Bill 04.07.2018

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 Voyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 15.10.2018

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: Geoffrey Monaghan FRSA, Independent Consultant (VOB02) 12.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) (VOB04) (PDF, 98KB) 12.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Ryan Whelan (VOB05) 12.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Victim Support (VOB06) 12.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Dame Vera Baird QC, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria (VOB07) 12.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Mayor of London (VOB08) (PDF, 41KB) 12.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Annette Zimmermann (Nuffield College & Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford), and Alice Schneider (Christ Church & Law Faculty, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford) (VOB09) 12.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Professor Clare McGlynn, Law School, Durham University (VOB01) 11.07.2018

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Voyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill (PDF) 06.09.2018
Impact Assessment from the Ministry of Justice (PDF, 985KB) 27.06.2018

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 31/10/2018 from Lord Keen of Elie regarding the publication of second annual report on progress towards ratification of the Istanbul Convention as discussed during the Second Reading of the Voyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill. (PDF, 85KB) 31.10.2018

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