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Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
Chris Bryant
Baroness Donaghy

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
Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 (c. 23) 13.09.2018

Latest news on the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 13 September.

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

Summary of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018

To make provision about offences when perpetrated against emergency workers, and persons assisting such workers; to make certain offences aggravated when perpetrated against such workers in the exercise of their duty; to require persons suspected of certain assaults against such workers which may pose a health risk to provide intimate samples and to make it an offence, without reasonable excuse, to refuse to provide such samples; and for connected purposes.

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