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Children (Access to Parents) Bill 2012-13

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Charlie Elphicke

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

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This Bill is being prepared for publication.

Latest news on the Children (Access to Parents) Bill 2012-13

This Bill was withdrawn on 21 November 2012.

The Bill had its first reading on 25 June 2012 through the Presentation Bill Procedure. 

If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsor Charlie Elphicke.

Summary of the Children (Access to Parents) Bill 2012-13

A bill to require courts, local authorities and other bodies, when determining or enforcing issues of residence and contact, to operate under the presumption that the rights of a child include the right to grow up knowing and having access to and contact with both of the parents involved in the residence or contact case concerned; and for connected purposes.

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