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Deregulation Act 2015

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Sessions 2013-14, 2014-15

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Deregulation Act 2015 c.20
30 March 2015
Commons

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

HL Bill 102 2014-15, Commons Disagreement and Amendments in Lieu
11 March 2015
Lords
Bill 183 2014-15, Lords Amendments to the Bill
5 March 2015
Commons
12 February 2015
Lords
21 November 2014
Lords
25 June 2014
Lords
5 June 2014
Commons
Bill 191 2013-14, as amended in Public Bill Committee
26 March 2014
Commons
23 January 2014
Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the bill showing changes made in committee
26 March 2014
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 183 2014-15-EN, Explanatory Notes on Lords Amendments
5 March 2015
Commons
23 January 2014
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Motion to be moved on consideration of Commons Disagreement and Amendments in Lieu
14 March 2015
Lords
Motion to be moved on consideration of Commons Disagreement and Amendments in Lieu
12 March 2015
Lords
Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 10 March 2015
10 March 2015
Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments given up to and including 6 March 2015
9 March 2015
Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments given up to and including 6 March 2015
7 March 2015
Commons
Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 6 March 2015
6 March 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 5 March 2015
6 March 2015
Commons
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading
4 March 2015
Lords
3 March 2015
Lords
26 February 2015
Lords
13 February 2015
Lords
Revised Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
11 February 2015
Lords
Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
10 February 2015
Lords
Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]
5 February 2015
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
4 February 2015
Lords
Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Marshalled List]
3 February 2015
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
31 January 2015
Lords
30 January 2015
Lords
29 January 2015
Lords
28 January 2015
Lords
27 January 2015
Lords
24 January 2015
Lords
17 January 2015
Lords
14 January 2015
Lords
9 January 2015
Lords
12 December 2014
Lords
9 December 2014
Lords
4 December 2014
Lords
25 November 2014
Lords
Eighth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
19 November 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Seventh Marshalled List]
18 November 2014
Lords
Seventh Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
15 November 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
13 November 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
12 November 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
11 November 2014
Lords
Sixth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
8 November 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List]
7 November 2014
Lords
Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
5 November 2014
Lords
Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
1 November 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List]
31 October 2014
Lords
Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
29 October 2014
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
25 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
24 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
23 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
22 October 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee
21 October 2014
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee of the Whole House
18 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
18 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
17 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
16 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee
15 October 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Committee
11 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee
30 September 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee
1 August 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Committee
30 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee
29 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee
23 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee
22 July 2014
Lords
Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 20 June 2014
20 June 2014
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments for 23 June 2014
20 June 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 18 June 2014
19 June 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 17 June 2014
18 June 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 16 June 2014
17 June 2014
Commons
10 June 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including 6 June 2014
9 June 2014
Commons
15 May 2014
Commons
14 May 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including 12 May 2014
13 May 2014
Commons
9 May 2014
Commons
8 May 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 10 April 2014
11 April 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 2 April 2014
3 April 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 25 March 2014
26 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 March 2014
25 March 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 20 March 2014
21 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 20 March 2014
20 March 2014
Commons
Additional Amendments given on Monday 17 March 2014
19 March 2014
Commons
Additional Amendments given on Tuesday 18 March 2014
19 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 March 2014
18 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 13 March 2014
14 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 March 2014
13 March 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 11 March 2014
12 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 March 2014
11 March 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 6 March 2014
7 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 March 2014
6 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 March 2014
4 March 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 27 February 2014
28 February 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 27 February 2014
27 February 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 February 2014
25 February 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including 21 February 2014
21 February 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 12 February 2014
13 February 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 6 February 2014
7 February 2014
Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

Consideration of Lords Amendments
10 March 2015
Commons
Consideration on Report - Second Day
23 June 2014
Commons
Consideration on Report - First Day
14 May 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 8
24 March 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 7
20 March 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 6
17 March 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 5
12 March 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 4
10 March 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 3
6 March 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 2
3 March 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
26 February 2014
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 10 March 2015
11 March 2015
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 23 June 2014
24 June 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 14 May 2014
15 May 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 March 2014
26 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 20 March 2014
21 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 March 2014
19 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 March 2014
14 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 March 2014
12 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 March 2014
7 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 March 2014
5 March 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 27 February 2014
28 February 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 February 2014
26 February 2014
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Committee Stage Report
12 May 2014
Commons
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
30 January 2014
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Deregulation Bill evidence programme announced
26 February 2014
Commons

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: consolidated pdf version
4 April 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Sikh Council UK DB18
25 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Ismail Abdulhai Bhamjee DB19
25 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: The Rt Hon Anne McGuire MP DB20
25 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: The Work Foundation (TWF) DB22
25 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: The Lotteries Council, the Institute of Fundraising and the Hospice Lotteries Association DB17
25 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph, and Theatre Union (BECTU) DB21
25 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Ipswich Borough Council DB23
25 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: The Advertising Association DB15
20 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Newspaper Society DB16
20 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Local Government Association,further evidence DB14
19 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: National Housing Federation DB11
13 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: David Rice DB12
13 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Local Government Association DB13
13 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Unite the Union DB09
12 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Law Society DB10
12 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Professor Lofstedt DB06
5 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Equality and Diversity Forum DB07
5 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: R3 DB08
5 March 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Andy Howard DB01
27 February 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: John Trevelyan DB02
27 February 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: NASUWT DB03
27 February 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) DB04
27 February 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Peter McKay DB05
27 February 2014
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Proposals to reduce burdens of licensing on those who sell limited amounts of alcohol as part of a wider service ("ancillary sellers") Licensing Act 2003
8 May 2014
Licensing Act 2003: proposals to reduce burdens of licensing on those who sell limited amounts of alcohol as part of a wider service (“ancillary sellers”) and for community sellers
6 March 2014
Reducing the right to buy qualifying period for social tenants
31 January 2014
Temporary Event Notices (TENs): Reducing the burdens of the Licensing Act 2003
28 January 2014
Streamlining Smoke Control Orders for exempt fireplaces and authorised fuels
31 December 2013
Exemption of Not-for-profit Film Exhibitions in Community Venues (updated)
11 November 2013
Late Night Refreshment - Reducing the burdens of the Licensing Act 2003
1 August 2013
Exemption of Not-for-profit Film Exhibitions in Community Venues
26 June 2013
Removing the requirement to renew personal licences under the Licensing Act 2003
3 June 2013
Notices of auditors leaving office - simplification for companies and auditors
1 May 2013
Amendment of the Road Traffic Act (RTA) 1988 to remove the requirement of a policyholder to return a motor insurance certificate if they cancel their policy mid term
24 April 2013
Removing the requirement to report lost licences to the police.
1 April 2013
Repeal of s63- 67 of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 (NAZs)
6 March 2013
Implementation of Professor Löfstedt’s recommendation to exempt from health and safety law those self-employed whose work activities pose no potential risk of harm to others
6 February 2013
Removal of statutory option and other North reforms of drink and drugs driving legislation
26 November 2012
Review of the need for employment tribunals to have the power to make wider recommendations
16 August 2012
Repeal of offence of selling liqueur confectionery to children
15 May 2012
Local Highway Authority Permit Scheme – amendment to approval process under Part 3 of 2004 Traffic Management Act
29 January 2012
Removal of the Competent Authority provisions in insolvency
9 December 2011

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

Letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding the Lords Grand Committee debate on Clause 34 of the Deregulation Bill on 30 October and short term letting
18 November 2014

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

27 March 2014
Commons
26 March 2014
Commons
21 March 2014
Commons
21 March 2014
Commons
19 March 2014
Commons
19 March 2014
Commons
14 March 2014
Commons
14 March 2014
Commons
12 March 2014
Commons
12 March 2014
Commons
7 March 2014
Commons
7 March 2014
Commons
5 March 2014
Commons
5 March 2014
Commons
28 February 2014
Commons
28 February 2014
Commons
26 February 2014
Commons
26 February 2014
Commons

Commons 1st reading

23 January 2014
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

3 February 2014
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
3 February 2014
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
3 February 2014
Commons

Commons Carry-over motion

Carry-over motion
3 February 2014
Commons

Commons Report stage

14 May 2014
Commons

Commons 1st reading

5 June 2014
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

5 June 2014
Commons

Commons Report stage

23 June 2014
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

23 June 2014
Commons

Lords 1st reading

24 June 2014
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

7 July 2014
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 1st sitting
21 October 2014
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 8th sitting
20 November 2014
Lords
Committee: 7th sitting
18 November 2014
Lords
Committee: 6th sitting
11 November 2014
Lords
Committee: 5th sitting
6 November 2014
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting
4 November 2014
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting
30 October 2014
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting
28 October 2014
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report: 3rd sitting
11 February 2015
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting
5 February 2015
Lords
Report: 1st sitting
3 February 2015
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

4 March 2015
Lords

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
10 March 2015
Commons

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

10 March 2015
Commons

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

16 March 2015
Lords

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Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
14 May 2014
Commons

Royal Assent

26 March 2015