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Criminal Finances Act 2017

Government 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).

Criminal Finances Act 2017 c.22
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.

Bill 173 2016-17, Lords Amendments to the Bill
26 April 2017
Commons
26 April 2017
Lords
3 April 2017
Lords
22 February 2017
Lords
Bill 97 2016-17, as amended in Public Bill Committee
23 November 2016
Commons
13 October 2016
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
23 November 2016
Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee, Grand Committee or in Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee
3 April 2017
Lords

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

22 February 2017
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”.

Supplementary, Home Office, 27 March 2017
27 March 2017
Lords
Home Office 28 February 2017
28 February 2017
Lords
Supplementary Home Office 5 December 2016
7 December 2016
Commons
Home Office 12 October 2016
13 October 2016
Commons

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

Department Memorandum from the Home Office - 26 April 2017
26 April 2017
Commons
Assessment by the Home Office of the Bill and amendments to it - 17 February 2017
17 February 2017
Commons
Home Office Memorandum - Committee Stage
22 November 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.

HL Bill 124-I Marshalled list for Report
21 April 2017
Lords
HL Bill 124(e) Amendments for Report
20 April 2017
Lords
HL Bill 124(d) Amendments for Report
19 April 2017
Lords
HL Bill 124(c) Amendments for Report
18 April 2017
Lords
HL Bill 124(b) Amendments for Report
10 April 2017
Lords
HL Bill 124(a) Amendments for Report
6 April 2017
Lords
HL Bill 104-II Second marshalled list for Committee
30 March 2017
Lords
HL Bill 104-I Marshalled list for Committee
24 March 2017
Lords
HL Bill 104(f) Amendments for Committee
23 March 2017
Lords
HL Bill 104(e) Amendment for Committee
22 March 2017
Lords
HL Bill 104(d) Amendments for Committee
21 March 2017
Lords
HL Bill 104(c) Amendments for Committee
20 March 2017
Lords
HL Bill 104(b) Amendments for Committee
15 March 2017
Lords
HL Bill 104(a) Amendments for Committee
14 March 2017
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 21 February 2017
21 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 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 9 February 2017
10 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 8 February 2017
9 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2017
8 February 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 26 January 2017
27 January 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2017
20 January 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2017
19 January 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2017
18 January 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 12 January 2017
13 January 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2017
12 January 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 January 2017
11 January 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 20 December 2016
21 December 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 14 December 2016
15 December 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2016
14 December 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 12 December 2016
13 December 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 8 December 2016
9 December 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2016
8 December 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 1 December 2016
2 December 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 29 November 2016
30 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 28 November 2016
29 November 2016
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 22 November 2016
22 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 18 November 2016
21 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2016
18 November 2016
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 November 2016
17 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 15 November 2016
16 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
Notices of Amendments as at 8 November 2016
9 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2016
4 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 2 November 2016
3 November 2016
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 26 October 2016
27 October 2016
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
26 April 2017
Commons
Consideration on Report
20 February 2017
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 2
21 November 2016
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
17 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.

Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 26 April 2017
27 April 2017
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 21 February 2017
22 February 2017
Commons
All proceedings up to 22 November 2016 at Public Bill Committee Stage
23 November 2016
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 November 2016
23 November 2016
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 November 2016
18 November 2016
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
16 February 2017
Commons
Briefing paper Second Reading
21 October 2016
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Criminal Finances Bill: schedule of meetings
14 November 2016
Commons
Have your say on the Criminal Finances Bill
26 October 2016
Commons

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

Criminal Finances Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
3 March 2017
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.

House of Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: Standard Chartered Bank (CFB 04)
23 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: British Banking Association (CFB 05)
23 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Save the Children, ActionAid, Christian Aid and Oxfam (CFB 06)
23 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: KPMG LLP (CFB 01)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: BOND Anti-Corruption Group and the Business Integrity Network (CFB 02)
16 November 2016
Commons
Written Evidence: Transparency International UK (CFB 03)
16 November 2016
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Criminal Finances Bill - Forfeiture of bank accounts
10 January 2017
Criminal Finances Bill - SARS Moratorium Extension (revised)
10 January 2017
Criminal Finances Bill - Seizure of Mobile Stores of Value (revised)
10 January 2017
Criminal Finances Bill - Unexplained Wealth Orders (revised)
10 January 2017
Criminal Finances Bill - Overarching Impact Assessment (revised)
10 January 2017
Privacy Impact Assessment
1 December 2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Seizure of Mobile Stores of Value
1 November 2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Information Sharing
1 November 2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Disclosure Orders
1 November 2016
Criminal Finances Bill - SARS Moratorium Extension
1 November 2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Power to obtain further information
1 November 2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Unexplained Wealth Orders
1 November 2016
Criminal Finances Bill - Overarching Impact Assessment
1 November 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 21/04/2017 from Baroness Williams to Lord Rosser regarding further Government amendments for report stage
21 April 2017
Supplementary delegated powers memo as referenced in the letter from Baroness Williams dated 21/04/2017
21 April 2017
Draft additions to the Code of Practice (Investigations) under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 as referenced in the letter by Baroness Williams dated 21/04/2017
21 April 2017
List of Amendments to be moved on report [Draft 20.04.17]: beneficial ownership, as referenced in the letter by Baroness Williams dated 21/04/2017
21 April 2017
List of Amendments to be moved on report: [Notice to local authority: Scotland], as referenced in the letter by Baroness Williams dated 21/04/2017
21 April 2017
Letter dated 18/04/2017 from Baroness Williams to Lord Rosser regarding government amendments at report stage
18 April 2017
List of Government amendments to be considered at Report Stage as referenced in a letter from Baroness Williams dated 18/04/2017
18 April 2017
Letter dated 11/04/2017 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rosser regarding the Criminal Finances Bill: issues raised during the second day of committee stage
11 April 2017
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Rosser regarding issues raised during the first day of the Committee Stage debate
31 March 2017
I. Letter dated 21/03/2017 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rooker and others regarding fines imposed on financial institutions. 1p.
21 March 2017
II. Details of selected fines imposed on financial institutions with a presence in the UK for tax fraud, money laundering and financial crime systems and control offences. 4p.
21 March 2017
Letter dated 17/03/2017 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rosser regarding issues raised in second reading of the Criminal Finances Bill
17 March 2017
Letter dated 09/11/2016 from Ben Wallace MP to Diane Abbott MP regarding issues arising at the Criminal Finances Bill Second Reading
9 November 2016

Royal Assent

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

House of Lords Report stage

Report stage (Hansard)
25 April 2017
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
25 April 2017
Lords

House of Lords 3rd reading

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

House of Lords Committee stage

Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
3 April 2017
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
3 April 2017
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
28 March 2017
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
28 March 2017
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard - continued)
28 March 2017
Lords

House of Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
9 March 2017
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proccedings)
9 March 2017
Lords

House of Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
22 February 2017
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
22 February 2017
Lords

House of Commons 3rd reading

21 February 2017
Commons

House of Commons Report stage

21 February 2017
Commons

House of Commons 2nd reading

25 October 2016
Commons

House of Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
25 October 2016
Commons

House of Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
25 October 2016
Commons

House of Commons 1st reading

13 October 2016
Commons

Full transcripts

House of Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation of sittings so far
23 November 2016
Commons
23 November 2016
Commons
23 November 2016
Commons
18 November 2016
Commons
18 November 2016
Commons
16 November 2016
Commons
16 November 2016
Commons