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Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, 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).

Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017 c.26
27 April 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.

27 March 2017
Lords
8 February 2017
Commons
13 January 2017
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
9 February 2017
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

4 April 2017
Lords

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 24 March 2017
24 March 2017
Commons
23 March 2017
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 24 February 2017
24 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 February 2017
23 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 9 February 2017
10 February 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 February 2017
8 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 6 February 2017
7 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 3 February 2017
6 February 2017
Commons

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 - 24 March 2017
24 March 2017
Commons
Consideration on Report
23 February 2017
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
7 February 2017
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 24 March 2017
27 March 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 8 February 2017
9 February 2017
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
23 February 2017
Commons
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
16 January 2017
Commons

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

In Focus: Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Bill
3 April 2017
Lords

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Commons 1st reading

29 June 2016
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

20 January 2017
Commons

Commons Report stage

24 March 2017
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

24 March 2017
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
27 March 2017
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
27 March 2017
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
6 April 2017
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
6 April 2017
Lords

Lords Order of Commitment discharged

Order of Commitment discharged (Hansard)
26 April 2017
Lords
Order of Commitment discharged (Minutes of Proceedings)
26 April 2017
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
27 April 2017
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
27 April 2017
Lords

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
27 April 2017
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
27 April 2017