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Bill documents — Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018

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
Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 (c. 18) 19.07.2018

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
Commons Bill 227 2017-19 - Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 103KB 14.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 109 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 132KB 05.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 82 (as introduced) | PDF version, 126KB 30.01.2018
Commons Bill 112 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 132KB 18.10.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 227 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 239KB 14.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 82 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 621KB 30.01.2018
Commons Bill 112-EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 342KB 18.10.2017

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 78KB) 29.05.2018
Lords Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 336KB) 30.01.2018
Commons Delegated Powers Memorandum by the Department for Transport (PDF, 104KB) 18.10.2017

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Speaker's signed certificate - 25 June 2018 (PDF, 47KB) 25.06.2018
Commons Impact Analysis from the Department for Transport (PDF, 55KB) 19.06.2018
Commons Assessment from the Department for Transport - 29 January 2018 (PDF, 30KB) 29.01.2018
Commons Impact Assessment of Amendments from the Department for Transport - 26 January 2018 (PDF, 47KB) 26.01.2018

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.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 109-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF, 62KB) 12.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 109(a) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 56KB) 08.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 82-R-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Report (PDF, 87KB) 04.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 82-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF, 86KB) 01.06.2018
Lords HL Bill 82-R(d) Amendment for Report (PDF, 60KB) 30.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 82-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF, 65KB) 29.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 82-R(b) Amendment for Report (PDF, 49KB) 25.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 82-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 50KB) 24.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 82-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 108KB) 15.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 82-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 133KB) 04.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 82(g) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 80KB) 03.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 82(f) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 61KB) 02.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 82(e) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 66KB) 30.04.2018
Lords HL Bill 82(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 63KB) 25.04.2018
Lords HL Bill 82(c) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 64KB) 13.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 82(b) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 60KB) 12.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 82(a) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 58KB) 23.02.2018
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 29 January 2018 | PDF version, 106KB 30.01.2018
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 January 2018 | PDF version, 134KB 29.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2018 | PDF version, 135KB 26.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 January 2018 | PDF version, 140KB 25.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 January 2018 | PDF version, 134KB 23.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 November 2017 | PDF version, 156KB 15.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 14 November 2017 | PDF version, 171KB 14.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 November 2017 | PDF version, 170KB 10.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 November 2017 | PDF version, 163KB 08.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 November 2017 | PDF version, 151KB 03.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 November 2017 | PDF version, 156KB 02.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 155KB 01.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 160KB 31.10.2017

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 of Lords Amendments (PDF, 465KB) 26.06.2018
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 328KB) 29.01.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 273KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 276KB) 13.11.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 275KB) 02.11.2017

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 Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 26 June 2018 | PDF version, 94KB 27.06.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 16 November 2017 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 145KB 17.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 November 2017 | PDF version, 128KB 17.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 14 November 2017 | PDF version, 109KB 15.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 November 2017 | PDF version, 99KB 03.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 104KB 01.11.2017

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 Briefing Paper on the Bill 28.11.2017

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Schedule of meetings (PDF, 218KB) 30.10.2017
Commons Have your say on the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill 25.10.2017

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 08.02.2018

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: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (AEVB30) (PDF, 291KB) 17.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: David Gregory (AEVB31) (PDF, 325KB) 17.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Riversimple Movement Ltd (AEVB32) 17.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: The Institute of the Motor Industry (AEVB33) (PDF, 7MB) 17.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Addison Lee (AEVB11) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Vivergo Fuels (AEVB12) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: LEVC (AEVB13) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Daniel Scharf (AEVB14) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Matthew Roberts (AEVB15) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Tom Vanstone (AEVB16) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: David G. Edwards (AEVB17) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: H S Marks (AVEB18) (PDF, 953KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Andrew Fischer (AEVB19) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Cycling UK (AEVB20) (PDF, 175KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Simon Hilton (AEVB21) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Mayor of London and Transport for London (AEVB22) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Stephen Mason (AEVB23) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: UK Power Networks (supplementary) (AEVB24) (PDF, 304KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (AEVB25) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA) (AEVB26) (PDF, 345KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Minister on levels of automation (AEVB27) (PDF, 907KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Minister on Handover period and contributory negligence (AEVB28) (PDF, 104KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Hubject GmbH, supported by EV Driver Ltd, PlugSurfing GmbH and The New Motion BV (AEVB29) (PDF, 2MB) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) (AEVB07) 03.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: IAM Roadsmart (AEVB08) (PDF, 353KB) 03.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) (AEVB09) (PDF, 323KB) 03.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Joint submission from academics at the University of Exeter and Koc University (AEVB10) 03.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Anthony Beken (AEVB01) 01.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Simon Canfer (AEVB02) 01.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: S Richards (AEVB03) 01.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Professor James Davey (AEVB04) 01.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) (AEVB05) 01.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: RAC (AEVB06) (PDF, 340KB) 01.11.2017

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill 2017 (PDF, 2MB) 11.10.2017
Pathway to Driverless Cars: Insurance for Automated Vehicles (PDF, 399KB) 11.10.2017
New legislative powers for ULEV infrastructure (PDF, 1MB) 11.10.2017

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 29/05/2018 from Baroness Sugg regarding the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee Report. (PDF, 1MB) 29.05.2018
Letter dated 13/04/2018 from Baroness Sugg to Lords in response to questions about terminology raised at the second reading of the Automated and Electric Vehicles (PDF, 3MB) 13.04.2018
Letter dated 13/03/2018 from Baroness Sugg regarding whether the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill's provisions cover Level 3 vehicles. (PDF, 365KB) 13.03.2018
Letter dated 02/03/2018 from Baroness Sugg regarding issues raised during the Second Reading debate. (PDF, 1MB) 07.03.2018
Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding an issue raised in Committee: whether National Grid and Distribution Network Operators are able to access data from smart chargepoints (PDF, 97KB) 16.11.2017
Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding points raised during the committee debate and the addition of 'securely' in Clause 1(1)(b). Includes a summary of the work the UK is doing on cyber security (PDF, 98KB) 16.11.2017
Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill committee debate: clarification of how the phrase 'know and ought reasonably to know' would work in practice. (PDF, 92KB) 16.11.2017
Letter dated 15/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill Committee, regarding and attaching two letters on contributory negligence and levels of automation (PDF, 111KB) 15.11.2017
II. Letter from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh and Adrian Bailey MP, as referenced in letter dated 15/11/2017 regarding levels of automation (PDF, 906KB) 15.11.2017
I. Letter from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh and Adrian Bailey MP, as referenced in letter dated 15/11/2017 regarding Contributory Negligence (PDF, 102KB) 15.11.2017

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