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Domestic Abuse Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Sessions 2017-19, 2019-19

Last updated: 4 November 2019 at 17:37

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Long title

A Bill To make provision in relation to domestic abuse; to make provision for and in connection with the establishment of a Domestic Abuse Commissioner; to prohibit cross-examination in person in family proceedings in certain circumstances; to make provision about certain violent or sexual offences, and offences involving other abusive behaviour, committed outside the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

Sponsoring departments

Home Office
Sajid Javid
Conservative, Bromsgrove
Home Office
Priti Patel
Conservative, Witham

Current version of the Bill

15 October 2019

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Report 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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