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On-demand Audiovisual Services (Accessibility for People with Disabilities affecting Hearing or Sight or both) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2015-16

Last updated: 13 May 2016 at 11:40

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Long title

A Bill to require the appropriate regulatory authority of on-demand audiovisual programme services to draw up a Code relating to the provision of subtitles, signing and audio-description for persons with disabilities affecting their hearing or their sight or both; to require the appropriate regulatory authority to consult before issuing any such Code; to make provision for minimum requirements to be included in the Code; to require that on-demand programme services providers observe the requirements of the Code; to provide for regular consultation about and review of the minimum requirements; and for connected purposes.

Sponsor

Lilian Greenwood
Labour
Nottingham South

Current version of the Bill

19 November 2015
Commons

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
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Report stage
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2nd reading
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Final stages
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