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Fisheries Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Michael Gove
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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 | 17.12.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons HCB 278 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version 25.10.2018

Latest news on the Fisheries Bill 2017-19

This Bill has now been committed to a Public Bill Committee. The Public Bill Committee will first meet on Tuesday 4 December 2018 and will scrutinise the Bill line by line. It is expected to report to the House by Wednesday 19 December 2018.

The membership of the Public Bill Committee has been announced by the Committee of Selection. 

Do you have relevant expertise and experience or a special interest in the Fisheries Bill? If so, you can submit your views in writing to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee.

Additional information

 

Summary of the Fisheries Bill 2017-19

A Bill to make provision about policy objectives in relation to fisheries, fishing and aquaculture; to make provision about access to British fisheries; to make provision about the licensing of fishing boats; to make provision about the determination and distribution of fishing opportunities; to make provision enabling schemes to be established for charging for unauthorised catches of sea fish; to make provision about grants in connection with fishing, aquaculture or marine conservation; to make provision about the recovery of costs in respect of the exercise of public functions relating to fish or fishing; to confer powers to make further provision in connection with fisheries, aquaculture or aquatic animals; to make provision about byelaws and orders relating to the exploitation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.

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