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Judicial Review and Courts Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

Bill (5)

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 102 (as brought from the Commons)
26 January 2022
Lords
Bill 198 2021-22 (as amended in Public Bill Committee)
23 November 2021
Commons
Bill 198 2021-22 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) - large print
23 November 2021
Commons
Bill 152 2020-21 (as introduced)
21 July 2021
Commons
Bill 152 2020-21 (as introduced) - large font accessible version
21 July 2021
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 152-EN 2020-21
21 July 2021
Commons
Bill 152-EN 2020-21 - large font accessible version
21 July 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”.

Delegated Powers Memorandum prepared by the Ministry of Justice
21 July 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.

Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 25 January 2022
25 January 2022
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 25 January 2022 - large print
25 January 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 24 January 2022
24 January 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 21 January 2022
21 January 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 20 January 2022
20 January 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2022
19 January 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2022
18 January 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 25 November 2021
25 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 November 2021
23 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 November 2021
19 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 5 November 2021
5 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 November 2021
4 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2021
3 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 November 2021
2 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 1 November 2021
1 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 29 October 2021
29 October 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.

Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 25 January 2022
25 January 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 23 November
23 November 2021
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 18 November
18 November 2021
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 16 November
16 November 2021
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 9 November
9 November 2021
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 4 November
4 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.

Report Stage Proceedings as at 25 January 2022
25 January 2022
Commons
All proceedings up to 23 November 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
23 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
12 October 2021
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Judicial Review and Courts 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 Joint Committee on Human Rights
21 July 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 Professor Jason Varuhas (supplementary) (JRCB16)
24 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (JRCB17)
24 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by JUSTICE (Part 2, Chapter 2 of the Bill - Online Procedure) (JRCB13)
19 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by JUSTICE (Part 2, Chapter 4 of the Bill - Coroners) (JRCB14)
19 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by INQUEST, supported by 25 organisations (JRCB15)
19 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by JUSTICE (Part 2 of the Bill - Criminal Procedure) (JRCB10)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Dr Rebecca K Helm, Director and Clinic Solicitor, Evidence-Based Justice Lab, University of Exeter (JRCB11)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Dr Jonathan Morgan, Reader in English Law, University of Cambridge (supplementary submission) (JRCB12)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by JUSTICE (Part 1 of the Bill) (JRCB08)
10 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Transform Justice (JRCB09)
10 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Assistant Professor Samuel Beswick, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada (JRCB05)
5 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Amnesty International UK (JRCB06)
5 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Amnesty International UK (supplementary) (JRCB07)
5 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Law Society of Scotland (JRCB01)
3 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Fish Legal (JRCB02)
3 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by INQUEST (Briefing for Committee Stage: Part 2, Chapter 4, Clauses 37, 38, and 39) (JRCB03)
3 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by INQUEST (Briefing on funding for the bereaved at inquests) (JRCB04)
3 November 2021
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Overarching Impact Assessment from the Ministry of Justice
21 July 2021
Judicial Review Reform from the Ministry of Justice
21 July 2021
Employment Tribunals, Online Procedure Rules Committee and Coroners Court measures from the Ministry of Justice
21 July 2021
Increasing efficiency and accessibility in the criminal courts from the Ministry of Justice
21 July 2021

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far
18 November 2021
Commons
18 November 2021
Commons
16 November 2021
Commons
16 November 2021
Commons
9 November 2021
Commons
9 November 2021
Commons
4 November 2021
Commons
4 November 2021
Commons
2 November 2021
Commons
2 November 2021
Commons

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons 2nd reading

2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
26 October 2021
Commons

Commons Report stage

Report stage - Commons Hansard link
25 January 2022
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

3rd reading - Commons Hansard link
25 January 2022
Commons

Lords 1st reading

26 January 2022
Lords

Lords 1st reading

Minutes of Proceedings
26 January 2022
Lords