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Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2022-23

Bill (3)

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.

5 July 2022
Lords
Bill 0010 2022-23 (as introduced)
17 May 2022
Commons
Bill 0010 2022-23 (as introduced) (large print)
17 May 2022
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

8 July 2022
Lords
Bill 0010 EN 2022-23
17 May 2022
Commons
Bill 0010 EN 2022-23 (large print)
17 May 2022
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”.

Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
6 July 2022
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum issued by the Northern Ireland Office - 28 April 2022
28 April 2022

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 37 Running list of amendments
30 November 2022
Lords
HL Bill 37(c) Amendments for Committee
30 November 2022
Lords
HL Bill 37(b) Amendments for Committee
28 November 2022
Lords
HL Bill 37(a) Amendments for Committee
24 November 2022
Lords
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 4 July 2022
4 July 2022
Commons
Report Stage Manuscript Amendments as at 4 July 2022
4 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 1 July 2022
1 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 30 June 2022
30 June 2022
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 29 June 2022
29 June 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 28 June 2022
28 June 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 27 June 2022
27 June 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 24 June 2022
24 June 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 June 2022
23 June 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 June 2022
22 June 2022
Commons

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

Report (consideration) stage: Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 4 July 2022
4 July 2022
Commons
Chairman of Ways and Means’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 4 July 2022 (day 2)
30 June 2022
Commons
Chairman of Ways and Means’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 29 June 2022 (day 1)
29 June 2022
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 4 July 2022
4 July 2022
Commons
Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 4 July 2022
4 July 2022
Commons
Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 29 June 2022
29 June 2022
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.

Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill
14 July 2022
Lords
Briefing Paper on the Bill
20 June 2022
Commons
Briefing Paper on the Bill
20 May 2022
Commons

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

9th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
19 July 2022
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.

European Convention on Human Rights Memorandum issued by the Northern Ireland Office - 16 May 2022
16 May 2022

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 McFall enclosing a letter from Members of Congress of the USA to the Lord Speaker and Baroness Smith of Basildon.
11 October 2022

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons 2nd reading

2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
24 May 2022
Commons

Commons Committee stage

Committee of the whole House (day 2) - Commons Hansard link
4 July 2022
Commons
Committee of the whole House Day 1 - Commons Hansard link
29 June 2022
Commons

Commons Report stage

Report stage - Commons Hansard link
4 July 2022
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

3rd reading - Commons Hansard link
4 July 2022
Commons

Lords 1st reading

5 July 2022
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

Lords Hansard - Part 1
23 November 2022
Lords
Lords Hansard - Part 2
23 November 2022
Lords

Lords 1st reading

Minutes of Proceedings
5 July 2022
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

Minutes of Proceedings - Part 1
23 November 2022
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings - Part 2
23 November 2022
Lords