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Digital Economy Act 2017

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Karen Bradley
Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Lord Ashton of Hyde

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

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Digital Economy Act 2017 c.30 27.04.2017

Latest news on the Digital Economy Act 2017

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017.

The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

 

Summary of the Digital Economy Act 2017

A Bill To make provision about electronic communications infrastructure and services; to provide for restricting access to online pornography; to make provision about protection of intellectual property in connection with electronic communications; to make provision about data-sharing; to make provision about functions of OFCOM in relation to the BBC; to provide for determination by the BBC of age-related TV licence fee concessions; to make provision about the regulation of direct marketing; to make other provision about OFCOM and its functions; and for connected purposes.

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