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Domestic Abuse Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sajid Javid
Home Office

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

Next event

  • Committee stage: House of Commons Committee stage: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 422 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version 16.07.2019

Latest news on the Domestic Abuse Bill 2017-19

The Bill will be carried over to the next session, following a decision on 2 October 2019. This means the Bill can continue its progress through Parliament from the start of the next session.

The Bill has been referred to a Public Bill Committee which is due to report by Thursday 21 November 2019. 

Additional information


Summary of the Domestic Abuse Bill 2017-19

A Bill To make provision in relation to domestic abuse; to make provision for and in connection with the establishment of a Domestic Abuse Commissioner; to prohibit cross-examination in person in family proceedings in certain circumstances; to make provision about certain violent or sexual offences, and offences involving other abusive behaviour, committed outside the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

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