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Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Secretary Matt Hancock
Department of Health and Social Care

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 90 2019-21, as introduced | PDF version 13.02.2020

Latest news on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-21

This Bill was passed at Second Reading on Monday 2 March 2020 and has now been referred to a Public Bill Committee which will scrutinise the Bill line by line. The Committee has been appointed but the sittings due for this week have now been postponed. It is proposed that when it reconvenes it reports by Thursday 11 June 2020.

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

Additional information 

Summary of the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-21

A Bill to confer power to amend or supplement the law relating to human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical devices; make provision about the enforcement of regulations, and the protection of health and safety, in relation to medical devices; and for connected purposes.

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