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Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Priti Patel
Home Office

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

Last event

  • Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons | 06.07.2020

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 141 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) (PDF) 18.06.2020

Latest news on the Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21

The Public Bill Committee has now completed its work and has reported the Bill with amendments to the House, and is no longer able to receive written evidence.

What happens next? 

The Bill is now due to have its report stage and third reading on Monday 6 July 2020. Amendments can be made to the Bill at Report Stage. Amendments to be considered are selected by the Speaker.

Additional information

 

Summary of the Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21

To make provision in relation to domestic abuse; to make provision for and in connection with the establishment of a Domestic Abuse Commissioner; to prohibit cross-examination in person in family proceedings in certain circumstances; to make provision about certain violent or sexual offences, and offences involving other abusive behaviour, committed outside the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

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