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Bill documents — Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill 2019-21

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 144 (as introduced) | PDF version 19.10.2020
Commons Bill 188 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF) 23.09.2020
Commons Bill 188 2019-21 (as introduced) - (large print) (PDF) 23.09.2020

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 144 Explanatory Notes | PDF version 19.10.2020
Commons Bill 188 EN 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF) 23.09.2020
Commons Bill 188 EN 2019-21 (as introduced) - (large print) (PDF) 23.09.2020

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 Home Office (PDF) 23.09.2020

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. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 October 2020 (PDF) 15.10.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 October 2020 - (large print) (PDF) 15.10.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 October 2020 (PDF) 14.10.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 October 2020 (PDF) 13.10.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 October 2020 (PDF) 12.10.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 October 2020 (PDF) 09.10.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 October 2020 (PDF) 08.10.2020

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 Grouping and selection of Amendments decided by Chairman of Ways and Means (PDF) 15.10.2020

Committee and report stage proceedings

Details of the 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 Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 15 October 2020 (PDF) 16.10.2020

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 Second Reading 02.10.2020

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 Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 22.10.2020

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 Home Office (PDF) 23.09.2020

Relevant documents

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

House Relevant documents Date
Commons Explanatory Memorandum from the Home Office (PDF) 23.09.2020

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