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Arms (Exports and Remote Warfare) Bill 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Alyn Smith

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

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Latest news on the Arms (Exports and Remote Warfare) Bill 2019-21

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 Wednesday 16 December 2020 under the Ten Minute Rule.

If the text of the Bill is not yet available, please contact its sponsor, Alyn Smith MP, for more information.

Summary of the Arms (Exports and Remote Warfare) Bill 2019-21

A Bill to make provision about enabling arms exports oversight by the United Kingdom Parliament and the devolved Parliaments and Assemblies; to prohibit the use of lethal autonomous weapons; to make requirements about transparency in arms exports and the use of drones and other remote weapons; and for connected purposes.

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