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Medicines and Medical Devices Act 2021

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2019-21

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).

Medicines and Medical Devices Act 2021 (c. 3)
11 February 2021

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.

HL Bill 167 Commons amendments, disagreements and amendments in lieu
27 January 2021
Lords
Bill 242 2019-21 (Lords Amendments)
21 January 2021
Commons
14 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 154 (as amended in Grand Committee)
19 November 2020
Lords
24 June 2020
Lords
Bill 136 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) - large font accessible version
10 June 2020
Commons
Bill 136 2019-21 (as amended in Committee)
10 June 2020
Commons
13 February 2020
Commons
Bill 90 2019-21 - large font accessible version
13 February 2020
Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Tracked changes version of the Bill as amended in the Commons compared to the original version
9 July 2020
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 242 EN 2019-21
21 January 2021
Commons
24 June 2020
Lords
13 February 2020
Commons
Bill 90 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version
13 February 2020
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”.

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum
14 December 2020
Lords
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
24 June 2020
Lords
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department of Health and Social Care
17 June 2020
Commons
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department of Health and Social Care
14 February 2020
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 167-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons amendments, disagreements and amendments in lieu
29 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 167(a) Motions for Consideration of Commons amendments, disagreements and amendments in lieu
28 January 2021
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 27 January 2021
27 January 2021
Commons
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 25 January 2021
26 January 2021
Commons
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 22 January 2021
25 January 2021
Commons
HL Bill 163-I Marshalled list for Third Reading
18 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 154-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Report
12 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 154-II Provisional second marshalled list for Report
11 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 154-I Marshalled list for Report
7 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 154(k) Amendments for Report
6 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 154(j) Amendments for Report
5 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 154(i) Amendment for Report
17 December 2020
Lords
HL Bill 154(h) Amendments for Report
14 December 2020
Lords
HL Bill 154(g) Amendment for Report
7 December 2020
Lords
HL Bill 154(f) Amendment for Report
1 December 2020
Lords
HL Bill 154(e) Amendments for Report
30 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 154(d) Amendment for Report
26 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 154(c) Amendment for Report
25 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 154(b) Amendments for Report
24 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 154(a) Amendment for Report
23 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-VII(Rev) Revised seventh marshalled list for Grand Committee
17 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-VII Provisional seventh marshalled list for Grand Committee
16 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-VI Sixth marshalled list for Grand Committee
12 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-V Fifth marshalled list for Grand Committee
6 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-IV(a) Amendment for Grand Committee (for Fifth Marshalled List)
3 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-IV Fourth marshalled list for Grand Committee
30 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-III(Rev) Revised third marshalled list for Grand Committee
26 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-III Provisional third marshalled list for Grand Committee
23 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-II(a) Amendment for Grand Committee
22 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-II Second Marshalled list for Grand Committee
21 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-I Corrected Marshalled list for Grand Committee
15 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee
14 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(t) Amendments for Grand Committee
13 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(s) Amendments for Grand Committee
12 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(r) Amendments for Grand Committee
8 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(q) Amendment for Grand Committee
30 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(p) Amendment for Grand Committee
28 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(o) Amendments for Grand Committee
25 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(n) Amendment for Grand Committee
23 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(m) Amendments for Grand Committee
22 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(l) Amendments for Grand Committee
21 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(k) Amendment for Grand Committee
18 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(j) Amendment for Grand Committee
17 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(i) Amendment for Grand Committee
16 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(h) Amendments for Grand Committee
15 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(g) Amendments for Grand Committee
14 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(f) Amendments for Grand Committee
11 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(e) Amendments for Grand Committee
10 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(d) Amendments for Grand Committee
8 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(c) Amendments for Grand Committee
7 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(b) Amendments for Grand Committee
4 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 116(a) Amendments for Grand Committee
3 September 2020
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 23 June 2020
23 June 2020
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 23 June 2020 - large font accessible version
23 June 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2020
22 June 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 June 2020
18 June 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 June 2020
17 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 June 2020
10 June 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 8 June 2020
9 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 June 2020
8 June 2020
Commons
5 June 2020
Commons
4 June 2020
Commons
3 June 2020
Commons
2 June 2020
Commons
16 March 2020
Commons
13 March 2020
Commons
10 March 2020
Commons
5 March 2020
Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

Speaker's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments on Wednesday 27 January
26 January 2021
Commons
Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments
23 June 2020
Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee morning sitting on Wednesday 10 June
8 June 2020
Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee afternoon sitting on Wednesday 10 June
8 June 2020
Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee afternoon sitting
5 June 2020
Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee morning sitting
5 June 2020
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 27 January 2021
28 January 2021
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 23 June 2020
24 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 June 2020
11 June 2020
Commons
All Proceedings up to 10 June 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
11 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 June 2020
9 June 2020
Commons

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

33rd Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
7 January 2021
Lords
10th Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution
29 July 2020
Lords
19th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
21 July 2020
Lords

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill
4 March 2020
Commons

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

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
2 July 2020
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 submitted by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (MMDB19)
11 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Pharmacy2U (MMDB01)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Healthy.io (MMDB02)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the General Pharmaceutical Council (MMDB03)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (MMDB04)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) (MMDB05)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Ethical Medicines Industry Group (EMIG) (MMDB06)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Law Society of Scotland (MMDB07)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Cystic Fibrosis Trust (MMDB08)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the British Dietetic Association and others (MMDB09)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Cancer Research UK (MMDB10)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA) (MMDB11)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Independent Fetal Anti-Convulsant Trust (INFACT) (MMDB12)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Professor Muireann Quigley, Professor Jean McHale, Dr Rachael Dickson and Dr Laura Downey (MMDB13)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by NOAH (National Office of Animal Health) (MMDB14)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) (MMDB15)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) (MMDB16)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) (MMDB17)
10 June 2020
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) (MMDB18)
10 June 2020
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Department of Health and Social Care
24 June 2020
Impact Assessment from the Department of Health and Social Care
14 February 2020

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 from Baroness Penn to Baroness Bennett regarding issues raised in the report stage debate: regulation of human medicines and devices, veterinary medicines and consideration of the environment
21 January 2021
Letter from Baroness Penn to Baroness Wheeler and Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick regarding an issue raised during the Committee Stage
2 December 2020
Letter from Baroness Penn to Lord Patel regarding issues raised during the Committee Stage (first day): how a threat to public safety is identified, assessed and mitigated, the Medical Device Information System, MHRA workstreams
1 December 2020
Letter from Lord Bethell to Baroness Finlay and others regarding the Medical Devices Information System (MDIS) and working with the devolved administrations
9 November 2020

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far
11 June 2020
Commons
11 June 2020
Commons
9 June 2020
Commons
9 June 2020
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

2 March 2020
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
2 March 2020
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
2 March 2020
Commons

Commons Ways and Means resolution

Ways and Means resolution
2 March 2020
Commons

Commons Report stage

23 June 2020
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

23 June 2020
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
24 June 2020
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
24 June 2020
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
2 September 2020
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
2 September 2020
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 7th sitting (Hansard)
19 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 7th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
19 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 6th sitting (Hansard)
17 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 6th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
17 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 5th sitting (Hansard)
11 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 5th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
11 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard)
4 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
4 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard)
28 October 2020
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
28 October 2020
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
26 October 2020
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
26 October 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
19 October 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
19 October 2020
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
14 January 2021
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
14 January 2021
Lords
Report: 1st sitting
12 January 2021
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
12 January 2021
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
21 January 2021
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
21 January 2021
Lords

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

27 January 2021
Commons

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

Ping Pong (Hansard)
2 February 2021
Lords
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings)
2 February 2021
Lords

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
11 February 2021
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
11 February 2021