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Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Lords, Session 2007-08

Act of Parliament (2)

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).

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008. c.22. HTML version
14 November 2008
Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008. c.22. PDF version
14 November 2008

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.

Commons Amendments - html version
24 October 2008
Commons
Commons Amendments - pdf version
24 October 2008
Commons
Bill as amended in the Committee and in Public Committee - html version
13 June 2008
Commons
Bill as amended in the Committee and in Public Committee - pdf version
13 June 2008
Commons
Bill as amended in the Committee and in Public Committee - html version
13 June 2008
Commons
Bill as introduced - pdf version
6 February 2008
Commons
Bill as introduced - html version
6 February 2008
Commons
Bill as introduced - html version
29 January 2008
Lords
Bill as introduced - pdf version
29 January 2008
Lords
Bill as introduced - html version
9 November 2007
Lords
Bill as introduced - pdf version
9 November 2007
Lords

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Explanatory Notes for Bill - html version
24 October 2008
Lords
Explanatory Notes for Bill - html version
24 October 2008
Lords
Explanatory Notes to Bill 70 - pdf version
6 February 2008
Commons
Explanatory Notes to Bill 70 - html version
6 February 2008
Commons
Explanatory Notes to HL 6 - pdf version
9 November 2007
Lords
Explanatory Notes to HL 6 - html version
9 November 2007
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.

Marshalled List for Consideration of Commons Amendments as at 28 October 2008
29 October 2008
Commons
Consideration of Bill as at 21 October 2008
22 October 2008
Commons
Consideration of Bill as at 22 October 2008
22 October 2008
Commons
Consideration of Bill as at 22 October 2008
22 October 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 June 2008
12 June 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 June 2008
10 June 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 June 2008
5 June 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 June 2008
3 June 2008
Commons
Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 20 May 2008
20 May 2008
Commons
Committee of the Whole House as at 19 May 2008
19 May 2008
Commons
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 1 February 2008
4 February 2008
Lords
Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 25 January 2008
28 January 2008
Lords
Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 24 January 2008
25 January 2008
Lords
Revised Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
21 January 2008
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 17 January 2008
18 January 2008
Lords
Amendments to moved on Report (Supplementary to the Revised Marshalled List) as at 16 January 2008
17 January 2008
Lords
Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
15 January 2008
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 11 January 2008
14 January 2008
Lords
Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 10th December 2007
11 December 2007
Lords
Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee
7 December 2007
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be Moved in Committee as at 3rd December 2007
4 December 2007
Lords
Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee
3 December 2007
Lords
Marshalled list of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 29 November 2007
30 November 2007
Lords

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 23 October 2008
23 October 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 June 2008
13 June 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 June 2008
11 June 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 June 2008
6 June 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 3 June 2008
5 June 2008
Commons
Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 20 May 2008
21 May 2008
Commons
Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 19 May 2008
20 May 2008
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.

Research Paper on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL]: Committee Stage Report
9 July 2008
Commons
Research Paper on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill
2 May 2008
Commons
Lords Library Note on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill
14 November 2007
Lords

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

Government response to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee: Scientific Developments relating to the Abortion Act 1967 (HC 1045-I, 2006-07) Cm 7278
29 November 2007
Commons
House of Commons Science and Technology Committee: Scientific Developments relating to the Abortion Act 1967 (HC 1045-I, 2006-07)
31 October 2007
Commons
Government response to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee: Government proposals for the regulation of hybrid and chimera embryos (HC 272-I) Cm 7139
18 June 2007
Commons
House of Commons Science and Technology Committee: Government proposals for the regulation of hybrid and chimera embryos (HC 272-I, 2006-07)
5 April 2007
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.

Memoranda submitted to the Committee
22 July 2008
Membership of the Committee
22 July 2008
Commons

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee: 7th sitting
13 June 2008
Commons
Committee: 8th sitting
13 June 2008
Commons
Committee: 5th sitting
11 June 2008
Commons
Committee: 6th sitting
11 June 2008
Commons
Committee: 6th sitting
11 June 2008
Commons
Committee: 3rd sitting
6 June 2008
Commons
Committee: 4th sitting
6 June 2008
Commons
Committee: 1st sitting
4 June 2008
Commons
Committee: 2nd sitting
4 June 2008
Commons

Lords 1st reading

8 November 2007
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd Reading: 2nd Sitting
21 November 2007
Lords
2nd Reading: 1st Sitting
19 November 2007
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee stage: 4th sitting
12 December 2007
Lords
Committee stage: 3rd sitting
10 December 2007
Lords
Committee stage: 2nd sitting
4 December 2007
Lords
Committee stage: 1st sitting
3 December 2007
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report stage: 3rd sitting
28 January 2008
Lords
Report stage: 2nd sitting
21 January 2008
Lords
Report stage: 1st sitting
15 January 2008
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

4 February 2008
Lords

Commons 1st reading

5 February 2008
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

12 May 2008
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
12 May 2008
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
12 May 2008
Commons

Commons Committee stage

Committee: 2nd sitting
20 May 2008
Commons
Committee: 1st sitting
19 May 2008
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
22 October 2008
Commons

Commons Report stage

22 October 2008
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

22 October 2008
Commons

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

29 October 2008
Lords

Royal Assent

13 November 2008