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Coronavirus Act 2020

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).

Coronavirus Act 2020 (c. 7)
25 March 2020

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 110 (Correction)
24 March 2020
Lords
24 March 2020
Lords
Bill 122 2019-21 - large font accessible version
19 March 2020
Commons
19 March 2020
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

24 March 2020
Lords
Bill 122-EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version
19 March 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”.

Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Health and Social Care
24 March 2020
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Health and Social Care
19 March 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 110-I Marshalled list for Committee
24 March 2020
Lords
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 23 March 2020
23 March 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 23 March 2020 - large font accessible version
23 March 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 23 March 2020 - updated
23 March 2020
Commons
20 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.

Committee of the whole House
23 March 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.

Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 23 March 2020
24 March 2020
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 Local Authority Meetings
25 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper - Coronavirus Bill: Overview
23 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Implications for the Courts and Tribunals
23 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Statutory Sick Pay and NI Contributions
20 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Health and Social Care Measures
20 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Childcare and Education Settings
20 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Emergency Powers and National Security
20 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Elections
20 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on the background to the Bill
20 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Managing the Deceased
20 March 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Food Supply
20 March 2020
Commons

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

Coronavirus Bill: emergency Covid-19 legislation
20 March 2020
Lords

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

Human Rights Memorandum from the Department for Health and Social Care
20 March 2020
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Revised and updated Impact Assessment from the Department for Health and Social Care
26 March 2020

Commons 2nd reading

23 March 2020
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
23 March 2020
Commons

Commons Committee stage

Committee: 1st sitting
23 March 2020
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

23 March 2020
Commons

Lords 1st reading

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

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
24 March 2020
Lords
2nd reading (Hansard - continued)
24 March 2020
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
24 March 2020
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
25 March 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of proceedings)
25 March 2020
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report stage (Hansard)
25 March 2020
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
25 March 2020
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
25 March 2020
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
25 March 2020
Lords

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
25 March 2020
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
25 March 2020