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Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

Bill (4)

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.

Bill 195 2021-22 (as amended in Public Bill Committee)
18 November 2021
Commons
Bill 195 2021-22 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) - large print
18 November 2021
Commons
Bill 013 2021-22 (as introduced)
8 June 2021
Commons
Bill 013 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
8 June 2021
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 013 EN 2021-22
8 June 2021
Commons
Bill 013 EN 2021-22 - large print
8 June 2021
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”.

Memorandum from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
8 June 2021
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.

Notices of Amendments as at 6 December 2021
6 December 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 3 December 2021
3 December 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 2 December 2021
2 December 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 26 November 2021
26 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 November 2021
23 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 November 2021
18 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2021
17 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 November 2021
16 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 12 November 2021
12 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2021
10 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 November 2021
9 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 8 November 2021
8 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 5 November 2021
5 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 28 October 2021
28 October 2021
Commons

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

Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 18 November 2021
17 November 2021
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee
16 November 2021
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.

All proceedings up to 18 November 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
18 November 2021
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 the Bill
19 October 2021
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill
28 October 2021
Commons

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.

ECHR Memorandum for the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill
8 June 2021
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.

Written evidence submitted by FOUR PAWS UK (AWB16)
19 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Kent Action Against Live Exports (KAALE) (AWB18)
18 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Animal Aid (AWB06)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Born Free Foundation (re Primates as Pets) (AWB07)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Born Free Foundation (re Zoos) (AWB08)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Wild Futures (AWB09)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Cats Protection (AWB10)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The Kennel Club (AWB11)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by BIAZA, the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AWB12)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Chester Zoo (AWB13)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Chair, Hunt Saboteurs Association (AWB14)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by World Horse Welfare (AWB15)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the RSPCA (AWB01)
10 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Dogs Trust (AWB02)
10 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Blue Cross (AWB03)
10 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The British Veterinary Association (BVA) (AWB04)
10 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The British Veterinary Association (BVA) Annex A: Keeping Primates (England) - BVA, British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) briefing on proposed amendments (AWB04a)
10 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Dr Alison Cronin and Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre (AWB05)
10 November 2021
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
18 August 2021
Live Animal Exports - Impact Assessment from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
18 August 2021

Full transcripts

Committee debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far
18 November 2021
Commons
18 November 2021
Commons
18 November 2021
Commons
16 November 2021
Commons
16 November 2021
Commons
9 November 2021
Commons
9 November 2021
Commons

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons 2nd reading

2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
25 October 2021
Commons