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Sentencing Bill [HL] 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Lord Keen of Elie
Ministry of Justice

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • 3rd reading: House of Lords 3rd reading: House of Lords | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 127 (as amended by the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills) (PDF) 20.07.2020

Latest news on the Sentencing Bill [HL] 2019-21

On 29 July, the Bill reached committee stage in the Lords.

However, no changes were suggested to the Bill so the Bill goes directly to third reading. This procedure is known as "order of commitment discharged".

The third reading - where final amendments can be made - is yet to be scheduled.



Summary of the Sentencing Bill [HL] 2019-21

A Bill to consolidate certain enactments relating to sentencing.

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