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Alcohol Labelling Bill [HL]

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

Originated in the House of Lords, Session 2007-08

Last updated: 23 February 2009 at 11:43

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Long title

A Bill to make provision for the labelling of alcoholic beverages; and for connected purposes.


The Bill would require alcoholic drinks to be labelled with the following warning: GOVERNMENT WARNING: Avoid alcohol if pregnant or trying to conceive. The Bill would stipulate details on the size of the warning. Failure to comply would be a criminal offence.


Lord Mitchell
Life peer

Current version of the Bill

Bill as amended on Report - html version
12 June 2008

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
Bill in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
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