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Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Priti Patel
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

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 03.03.2020

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 096 2019-21 (as introduced) | PDF version 03.03.2020

Latest news on the Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21

This is a public bill presented to Parliament by the Government.

The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on Tuesday 3 March 2020. This stage is formal and takes place without any debate.

What happens next?

MPs will next consider the Bill at Second Reading. The date for second reading has not yet been announced.

 

Certain parts of this Bill have been certified by the Speaker as relating exclusively to England and England and Wales, so the ‘English votes for English laws’ procedure will apply to it in the House of Commons. 

 

Additional information

Summary of the Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21

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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