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Bill documents — European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20

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 007 2019-20 (as introduced) | PDF version 21.10.2019

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 007 EN 2019-20 | PDF version 21.10.2019

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 Exiting the European Union (PDF) 22.10.2019

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 1 November 2019 | PDF version 04.11.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 29 October 2019 | PDF version 30.10.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 October 2019 | PDF version 29.10.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 October 2019 | PDF version 28.10.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 October 2019 | PDF version 25.10.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 October 2019 | PDF version 24.10.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 October 2019 | PDF version 23.10.2019
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 October 2019 | PDF version 22.10.2019
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments (First Day) as at 22 October 2019 | PDF version 22.10.2019

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 Chairman of Ways and Means’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments (PDF) 21.10.2019

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 25.10.2019

Human rights memoranda

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

House Human rights memorandum Date
Commons Human Rights Memorandum from the Department for Exiting the European Union (PDF) 23.10.2019

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