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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

Next event

  • Committee stage: House of Commons Committee stage: House of Commons | 04.06.2020

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

The Bill was debated at second reading on Tuesday 28 April 2020 and has now been sent to a Public Bill Committee.

The Public Bill Committee will scrutinise the Bill line by line and is scheduled to report by Thursday 25 June 2020.

Membership of the Committee is available here:

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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