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Bill documents — National Security and Investment 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
Commons Bill 210 2019-21, as introduced (PDF) 11.11.2020
Commons Bill 210 2019-21, as introduced - large print (PDF) 11.11.2020

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 210 EN 2019-21 (PDF) 11.11.2020
Commons Bill 210 EN 2019-21 - large print (PDF) 11.11.2020

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 Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF) 24.11.2020

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 Notices of Amendments as at 24 November 2020 (PDF) 25.11.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 November 2020 (PDF) 24.11.2020

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 House of Commons Library briefing paper 16.11.2020

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the National Security and Investment Bill 20.11.2020

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 prepared by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF) 24.11.2020

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF) 24.11.2020

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