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Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2017-19

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).

Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 (c. 18)
19 July 2018

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 227 2017-19 - Lords Amendments to the Bill
14 June 2018
Commons
5 June 2018
Lords
30 January 2018
Lords
18 October 2017
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

30 January 2018
Lords
18 October 2017
Commons

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”.

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum
29 May 2018
Lords
Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
30 January 2018
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum by the Department for Transport
18 October 2017
Commons

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, which applied from 23 October 2015 until it was suspended on 22 April 2020 (and finally rescinded on 13 July 2021),the Speaker certified Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker could 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 could be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

Speaker's signed certificate - 25 June 2018
25 June 2018
Commons
Impact Analysis from the Department for Transport
19 June 2018
Commons
Assessment from the Department for Transport - 29 January 2018
29 January 2018
Commons
Impact Assessment of Amendments from the Department for Transport - 26 January 2018
26 January 2018
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 109-I Marshalled list for Third Reading
12 June 2018
Lords
HL Bill 109(a) Amendments for Third Reading
8 June 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82-R-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Report
4 June 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82-R-I Marshalled list for Report
1 June 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82-R(d) Amendment for Report
30 May 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82-R(c) Amendments for Report
29 May 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82-R(b) Amendment for Report
25 May 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82-R(a) Amendments for Report
24 May 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82-II Second marshalled list for Committee
15 May 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82-I Marshalled list for Committee
4 May 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82(g) Amendments for Committee
3 May 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82(f) Amendments for Committee
2 May 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82(e) Amendments for Committee
30 April 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82(d) Amendments for Committee
25 April 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82(c) Amendments for Grand Committee
13 March 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82(b) Amendments for Grand Committee
12 March 2018
Lords
HL Bill 82(a) Amendments for Grand Committee
23 February 2018
Lords
Report Stage Proceedings as at 29 January 2018
30 January 2018
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 January 2018
29 January 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2018
26 January 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 24 January 2018
25 January 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 January 2018
23 January 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 14 November 2017
15 November 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 14 November 2017
14 November 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 9 November 2017
10 November 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 7 November 2017
8 November 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 November 2017
3 November 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 November 2017
2 November 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 31 October 2017
1 November 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 31 October 2017
31 October 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 of Lords Amendments
26 June 2018
Commons
Consideration on Report
29 January 2018
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 3
15 November 2017
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 2
13 November 2017
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
2 November 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.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 26 June 2018
27 June 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 November 2017
17 November 2017
Commons
All proceedings up to 16 November 2017 at Public Bill Committee Stage
17 November 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 14 November 2017
15 November 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 November 2017
3 November 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 31 October 2017
1 November 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.

Briefing Paper on the Bill and Act
15 August 2018
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Schedule of meetings
30 October 2017
Commons
Have your say on the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill
25 October 2017
Commons

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

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
8 February 2018
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: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (AEVB30)
17 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: David Gregory (AEVB31)
17 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: The Institute of the Motor Industry (AEVB33)
17 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Riversimple Movement Ltd (AEVB32)
17 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Addison Lee (AEVB11)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Vivergo Fuels (AEVB12)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: LEVC (AEVB13)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Daniel Scharf (AEVB14)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Matthew Roberts (AEVB15)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Tom Vanstone (AEVB16)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: David G. Edwards (AEVB17)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: H S Marks (AVEB18)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Andrew Fischer (AEVB19)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Cycling UK (AEVB20)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Simon Hilton (AEVB21)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Mayor of London and Transport for London (AEVB22)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Stephen Mason (AEVB23)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: UK Power Networks (supplementary) (AEVB24)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (AEVB25)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA) (AEVB26)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Letter from the Minister on levels of automation (AEVB27)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Letter from the Minister on Handover period and contributory negligence (AEVB28)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Hubject GmbH, supported by EV Driver Ltd, PlugSurfing GmbH and The New Motion BV (AEVB29)
15 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) (AEVB07)
3 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: IAM Roadsmart (AEVB08)
3 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) (AEVB09)
3 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Joint submission from academics at the University of Exeter and Koc University (AEVB10)
3 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Anthony Beken (AEVB01)
1 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Simon Canfer (AEVB02)
1 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: S Richards (AEVB03)
1 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Professor James Davey (AEVB04)
1 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) (AEVB05)
1 November 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: RAC (AEVB06)
1 November 2017
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill 2017
11 October 2017
Pathway to Driverless Cars: Insurance for Automated Vehicles
11 October 2017
New legislative powers for ULEV infrastructure
11 October 2017

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 29/05/2018 from Baroness Sugg regarding the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee Report.
29 May 2018
Letter dated 13/04/2018 from Baroness Sugg to Lords in response to questions about terminology raised at the second reading of the Automated and Electric Vehicles
13 April 2018
Letter dated 13/03/2018 from Baroness Sugg regarding whether the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill's provisions cover Level 3 vehicles.
13 March 2018
Letter dated 02/03/2018 from Baroness Sugg regarding issues raised during the Second Reading debate.
7 March 2018
Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding an issue raised in Committee: whether National Grid and Distribution Network Operators are able to access data from smart chargepoints
16 November 2017
Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding points raised during the committee debate and the addition of 'securely' in Clause 1(1)(b). Includes a summary of the work the UK is doing on cyber security
16 November 2017
Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill committee debate: clarification of how the phrase 'know and ought reasonably to know' would work in practice.
16 November 2017
II. Letter from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh and Adrian Bailey MP, as referenced in letter dated 15/11/2017 regarding levels of automation
15 November 2017
Letter dated 15/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill Committee, regarding and attaching two letters on contributory negligence and levels of automation
15 November 2017
I. Letter from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh and Adrian Bailey MP, as referenced in letter dated 15/11/2017 regarding Contributory Negligence
15 November 2017

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation of sittings so far (PDF Version)
17 November 2017
Commons
17 November 2017
Commons
15 November 2017
Commons
15 November 2017
Commons
3 November 2017
Commons
3 November 2017
Commons
1 November 2017
Commons
1 November 2017
Commons

Commons 1st reading

18 October 2017
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

23 October 2017
Commons

Commons Ways and Means resolution

Ways and Means resolution
23 October 2017
Commons

Commons Report stage

29 January 2018
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

29 January 2018
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
29 January 2018
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
30 January 2018
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
30 January 2018
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
20 February 2018
Lords
2nd reading (Hansard - continued)
20 February 2018
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
20 February 2018
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
17 May 2018
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard - continued)
17 May 2018
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
17 May 2018
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
9 May 2018
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard - continued)
9 May 2018
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
9 May 2018
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report stage (Hansard)
5 June 2018
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
5 June 2018
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
13 June 2018
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
13 June 2018
Lords

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
19 July 2018
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
19 July 2018