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Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill

Bill Number: Bill 03/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Justice

The Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill is:

A Bill to create a course of conduct offence and a sentencing aggravation concerning domestic abuse and make rules as to procedure and giving evidence in criminal cases involving domestic abuse; and prevent cross-examination in person of certain witnesses in particular circumstances in family proceedings in the civil courts.

 

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
     
First Stage 31 March 2020

Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 31 March 2020

     
Second Stage 28 April 2020 Official Report - 28 April 2020
     
Committee Stage 15 October 2020  Committee Report
     
Consideration Stage 17 November 2020

Notice of Amendments - 20 October 2020

Notice of Amendments - 2 November 2020

Notice of Amendments - 3 November 2020

Notice of Amendments - 4 November 2020

Notice of Withdrawal - 10 November 2020

Notice of Amendments - 10 November 2020

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 17 November 2020

Grouping List of Amendments - 12 November 2020

Official Report - 18 November 2020

Bill as Amended at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)

Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Amended at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)

     
Further Consideration Stage 15 December 2020

Notice of Amendments - 2 December 2020

Notice of Amendments - 2 December 2020

Notice of Amendments - 9 December 2020

Notice of Withdrawal - 9 December 2020

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 15 December 2020

Grouping List of Amendments - 10 December 2020

Official Report - 15 December 2020

Bill as Amended at Further Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)

Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Amended at Further Consideration Stage (HTM (PDF)

     
Final Stage 18 January 2021 Official Report - 18 January 2021
     
Royal Assent    

 

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