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Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsors:
Lord Berkeley of Knighton
Zac Goldsmith

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons | 20.11.2018

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 25.01.2019

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 294 2017-19 (as brought from the Lords) | PDF version 20.11.2018

Latest news on the Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] 2017-19

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 25 January 2019.

The Bill completed its House of Lords stages on 19 November 2018 and was presented to the House of Commons on 20 November 2018. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

Summary of the Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] 2017-19

A Bill to amend the Children Act 1989 to state that proceedings under Section 5A of, and Schedule 2 to, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 are family proceedings

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