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Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Act 2017

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Lords, Session 2016-17

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).

Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Act 2017 c.6
23 February 2017

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.

13 September 2016
Commons
6 September 2016
Lords
19 May 2016
Lords

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

13 September 2016
Commons
19 May 2016
Lords

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Memorandum from DCMS 13 September 2016
13 September 2016
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.

Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 20 February 2017
20 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 February 2017
17 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 15 February 2017
16 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2016
8 December 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 29 November 2016
30 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 November 2016
24 November 2016
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 November 2016
15 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 11 November 2016
14 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2016
11 November 2016
Commons
HL Bill 3-R-I Marshalled list for Report
2 September 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3-R(d) Amendments for Report
30 August 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3-R(c) Amendments for Report
10 August 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3-R(b) Amendments for Report
4 August 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3-R(a) Amendments for Report
21 July 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3-I(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list
27 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3-I Marshalled list for Committee
24 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3(f) Amendment for Committee
22 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3(e) Amendments for Committee
21 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3(d) Amendment for Committee
20 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3(c) Amendments for Committee
17 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3(b) Amendments for Committee
16 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 3(a) Amendments for Committee
13 June 2016
Lords

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

Consideration on Report
20 February 2017
Commons
Consideration in committee: Selection 1
14 November 2016
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.

Report Stage Proceedings as at 20 February 2017
21 February 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 November 2016
16 November 2016
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
14 December 2016
Commons
Commons Library analysis of the Bill
25 October 2016
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts ) Bill
1 November 2016
Commons

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
27 May 2016
Lords

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: Professor David Gill, Director of Heritage Futures and Professor of Archaeological Heritage, University of Suffolk (CPB 01)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr Michael Meyer OBE, Head of International Law, British Red Cross (CPB 02)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Mark Dunkley FSA MCIfA (CPB 03)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Professor Roger O’Keefe (CPB 04)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: UK National Committee of the Blue Shield (CPB 05)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: BAMF (CPB 06)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Council for British Archaeology (CPB 07)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Professor Janet Ulph (CPB 08)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Antiquities Dealers’ Association (CPB 09)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (CPB 10)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Peter Stone, UNESCO Chair in Cultural Property Protection and Peace, Newcastle University (CPB 12)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Fiona Macalister, Independent Preventive Conservator (CPB 13)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Historic England (CPB 14)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Sophie Vigneron, Kent Law School, University of Kent (CPB 16)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: The Heritage Alliance (CPB 17)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Emma Cunliffe (CPB 18)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Stephenson Harwood LLP (CPB 15)
16 November 2016
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Updated - Ratification of 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and accession to its two Protocols (of 1954 and 1999)
7 September 2016
Ratification of 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and accession to its two Protocols (of 1954 and 1999)
9 May 2016

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 dated 07/09/2016 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill Report and a House protocol on police access.
7 September 2016
Letter dated 14/06/2016 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Baroness Bonham-Carter regarding the situation in Yemen and operation of the Cultural Protection Fund.
18 August 2016
Note on the definition of ancillary offences in clause 4 as referenced in the letter from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Members of the House of Lords.
18 August 2016
Letter dated 05/07/2016 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to colleagues regarding ancillary offences and the Cultural Protection Fund.
18 August 2016

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation of sittings so far
19 January 2017
Commons
19 January 2017
Commons
16 November 2016
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
19 May 2016
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
19 May 2016
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
6 June 2016
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
6 June 2016
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
28 June 2016
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
28 June 2016
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report stage (Hansard)
6 September 2016
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
6 September 2016
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
13 September 2016
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
13 September 2016
Lords

Commons 1st reading

13 September 2016
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

31 October 2016
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
31 October 2016
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

20 February 2017
Commons

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
23 February 2017
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
23 February 2017