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Bill documents — Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 c.4 22.03.2016

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 91 2015-16, Commons Amendments | PDF version, 65KB 27.01.2016
Commons Bill 116 2015-16 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) | PDF version, 150KB 08.01.2016
Commons Bill 69 2015-16 (as brought from the Lords) | PDF version, 252KB 16.09.2015
Lords HLB 59 2015-16 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 137KB 21.07.2015
Lords HL Bill 55 2015-16 [as amended in Grand Committee] | PDF version, 130KB 06.07.2015
Lords HL Bill 003 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 132KB 28.05.2015

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 219KB) 08.01.2016

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee, Grand Committee or in Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords Date
Lords Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 136KB) 07.07.2015

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 91-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 123KB 27.01.2016
Commons Bill 69-EN 2015-16 | PDF version 17.09.2015
Lords HL Bill 003-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 1MB 28.05.2015

"English votes for English laws"

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House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Memorandum from the Cabinet Office - 7 January 2016 (PDF, 146KB) 11.04.2017
Commons Memorandum from the Cabinet Office - 4 December 2015 (PDF, 353KB) 16.02.2017
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 26 January 2016 (PDF, 48KB) 26.01.2016
Commons Speaker's Provisional Certificate - 20 January 2016 (PDF, 266KB) 20.01.2016
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 4 November 2015 (PDF, 49KB) 14.12.2015

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.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 26 January 2016 | PDF version, 152KB 26.01.2016
Commons Legislative Grand Committee England and Wales Consent Motion 26 January 2016 (PDF, 86KB) 26.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 January 2016 | PDF version, 158KB 25.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 January 2016 | PDF version, 159KB 22.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 January 2016 | PDF version, 146KB 21.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2016 | PDF version, 146KB 20.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2016 | PDF version, 136KB 19.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 January 2016 | PDF version, 135KB 18.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 January 2016 | PDF version, 135KB 15.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 January 2016 | PDF version, 136KB 14.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 January 2016 | PDF version, 150KB 07.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 January 2016 | PDF version, 150KB 06.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 January 2016 | PDF version, 149KB 05.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 December 2015 | PDF version, 148KB 31.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 December 2015 | PDF version, 148KB 16.12.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 December 2015 | PDF version, 156KB 15.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 December 2015 | PDF version, 149KB 14.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 December 2015 | PDF version, 149KB 11.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 December 2015 | PDF version, 107KB 10.12.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 160KB 11.09.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 151KB 08.09.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 159KB 17.07.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 194KB 16.07.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 139KB 15.07.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 144KB 14.07.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 138KB 13.07.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version, 149KB 09.07.2015
Lords Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 149KB 02.07.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List] | PDF version, 134KB 01.07.2015
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 190KB 29.06.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 155KB 26.06.2015
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 168KB 25.06.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 126KB 24.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 155KB 23.06.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 159KB 22.06.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 155KB 19.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 161KB 18.06.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 150KB 17.06.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 144KB 16.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 123KB 15.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee | PDF version, 161KB 11.06.2015

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 Consideration on Report (PDF, 143KB) 26.01.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 176KB) 06.01.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 180KB) 04.01.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 178KB) 14.12.2015

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill 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 Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 26 January 2016 | PDF version, 140KB 27.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 January 2016 | PDF version, 133KB 08.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 January 2016 | PDF version, 122KB 06.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 December 2015 | PDF version, 121KB 16.12.2015

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 Committee Stage Report 20.01.2016
Commons Commons Library Briefing Paper on the Bill - in brief 22.10.2015
Commons Commons Library Briefing Paper on the Bill - in detail 22.10.2015
Commons Briefing paper on Commons Library analysis of the Bill 09.06.2015

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill 03.12.2015

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: consolidated pdf version (PDF, 2MB) 08.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Bircham Dyson Bell LLP (CHB18) 07.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Anonymous (CHB10) 06.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: City of London Corporation (CHB11) 06.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Douglas G Cracknell, LLB, barrister (CHB12) 06.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: ICSA (CHB13) 06.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Staffordshire and West Midlands CRC (CHB14) 06.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Anonymous (CHB15) 06.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Anonymous (CHB16) 06.01.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Directory of Social Change (CHB06) 16.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Professor Gareth G Morgan (CHB07) 16.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: The Charity Law Association Working Party (CHB08) 16.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Quaker Housing Trust (CHB09) 16.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Social Enterprise UK (CHB01) 15.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Institute of Fundraising and the Public Fundraising Association (CHB02) 15.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: ACEVO, CFG, DSC, ACF, Bond and BWB (CHB03) 15.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: John Weth (CHB04) 15.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Unlock, Clinks and the Prison Reform Trust (CHB05) 15.12.2015

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