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Agriculture Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2017-19

Last updated: 24 September 2019 at 10:57

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Long title

A Bill To authorise new expenditure for certain agricultural and other purposes; to make provision about direct payments during an agricultural transition period following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union; to make provision about the acquisition and use of information connected with food supply chains; to confer power to respond to exceptional market conditions affecting agricultural markets; to confer power to modify retained direct EU legislation relating to agricultural and rural development payments and public market intervention and private storage aid; to make provision about marketing standards and the classification of carcasses; to make provision for the recognition of associations of agricultural producers which may benefit from certain exemptions from competition law; to confer power to make regulations about contracts for the purchase of agricultural products from agricultural producers and securing compliance with the WTO Agreement on Agriculture; and for connected purposes.

Sponsoring department

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Michael Gove
Conservative, Surrey Heath

Current version of the Bill

Bill 292 2017-19 as amended in Public Bill Committee
21 November 2018

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
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