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Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing 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).

Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Act 2021 (c. 11)
29 April 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 186 Commons disagreement and amendments in lieu
22 March 2021
Lords
Bill 274 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill)
12 March 2021
Commons
HL Bill 175 (as amended on Report)
3 March 2021
Lords
9 February 2021
Lords
22 July 2020
Lords
Bill 157 2019-21 (as amended in Committee)
8 July 2020
Commons
Bill 157 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) large font
8 July 2020
Commons
Bill 129 2019-21 - large font accessible version
20 May 2020
Commons
20 May 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.

Version of bill showing changes made in Committee
14 July 2020
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 274-EN 2019-21
12 March 2021
Commons
22 July 2020
Lords
Bill 129 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version
20 May 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”.

Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
30 July 2020
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum from Ministry of Justice
20 May 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 186-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons disagreement and amendments in lieu
23 March 2021
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 22 March 2021
22 March 2021
Commons
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 18 March 2021
19 March 2021
Commons
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 16 March 2021
17 March 2021
Commons
HL Bill 169-I Marshalled list for Report
26 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 169(c) Amendments for Report
25 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 169(b) Amendments for Report
24 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 169(a) Amendment for Report
22 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 129-II Second marshalled list for Committee
4 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 129-I Marshalled list for Committee
21 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 129(g) Amendments for Committee
19 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 129(f) Amendments for Committee
15 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 129(e) Amendment for Committee
9 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 129(d) Amendments for Committee
7 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 129(c) Amendments for Committee
29 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 129(b) Amendments for Committee
23 September 2020
Lords
HL Bill 129(a) Amendments for Committee
22 September 2020
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 21 July 2020
21 July 2020
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 21 July 2020 - large font accessible version
21 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 July 2020
20 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 July 2020
17 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 15 July 2020
16 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 14 July 2020
15 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 July 2020
13 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 8 July 2020
9 July 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 July 2020
7 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 2 July 2020
3 July 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 July 2020
2 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 30 June 2020
1 July 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 30 June 2020
30 June 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 26 June 2020
29 June 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 25 June 2020
26 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 June 2020
25 June 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 June 2020
24 June 2020
Commons

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

Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary Robert Buckland and selection of motions and amendments relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker
22 March 2021
Commons
Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments
20 July 2020
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments
6 July 2020
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 2 July 2020
1 July 2020
Commons
Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments
29 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 22 March 2021
23 March 2021
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 21 July 2020
22 July 2020
Commons
All proceedings up to 7 July 2020 at Public Bill Committee stage
8 July 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.

Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill: Lords amendments
22 March 2021
Commons
Briefing Paper on Progress of the Bill
17 July 2020
Commons
Briefing paper on Second Reading
8 June 2020
Commons

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

16th Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution
30 September 2020
Lords
23rd Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
17 September 2020
Lords

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

11 June 2020
Commons

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

Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
2 September 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 Ministry of Justice
21 May 2020
Commons

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: Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (CTSB11)
8 July 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Kyriakos N Kotsoglou, Senior Lecturer in Law (Criminal Evidence), Northumbria University, and Marion Oswald, Vice Chancellor's Senior Fellow in Law, Northumbria University (further written evidence) (CTSB10)
3 July 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Muslim Engagement and Development (MEND) (CTSB06)
1 July 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Amnesty International UK (CTSB07)
1 July 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Sharee Watson (CTSB08)
1 July 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Law Society of Scotland (suggested amendments) (CTSB09)
1 July 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Kyriakos N Kotsoglou, Senior Lecturer in Law (Criminal Evidence), Northumbria University and Marion Oswald, Vice Chancellor's Senior Fellow in Law, Northumbria University (CTSB01)
26 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Reader in International Security, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick (CTSB02)
26 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Rob Faure Walker (As part of SOAS COP for SOAS University of London) (CTSB03)
26 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Prison Reform Trust (CTSB04)
26 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Law Society of Scotland (CTSB05)
26 June 2020
Commons

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 Lord Parkinson to Lord Falconer regarding questions relating to polygraph tests raised during the report stage debate
10 March 2021
Letter from Lord Parkinson to Baroness Hamwee regarding questions relating to Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures (TPIMs) raised during the committee stage debate
26 February 2021
Letter from Lord Wolfson of Tredeger to Lord Marks and others regarding polygraph examinations as raised during the Committee Stage (fifth day).
24 February 2021
Letter from Lord Wolfson to all Peers regarding the committee stage: further detail on government amendments in group 24 and 25 (included in Annex A)
16 February 2021

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far
8 July 2020
Commons
8 July 2020
Commons
8 July 2020
Commons
3 July 2020
Commons
3 July 2020
Commons
1 July 2020
Commons
1 July 2020
Commons
26 June 2020
Commons
26 June 2020
Commons

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

Consideration of Lords Amendments
22 March 2021
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

9 June 2020
Commons

Commons Report stage

21 July 2020
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

21 July 2020
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
22 July 2020
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
22 July 2020
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

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

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
9 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
9 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
26 January 2021
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of proceedings)
26 January 2021
Lords

Lords Report stage

3 March 2021
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

11 March 2021
Lords

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

25 March 2021
Lords

Royal Assent

29 April 2021

Lords Report stage

Minutes of Proceedings
3 March 2021
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

Minutes of Proceedings
11 March 2021
Lords

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

Minutes of Proceedings
25 March 2021
Lords

Royal Assent

Minutes of Proceedings
29 April 2021