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Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2022-23

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 89 (as brought from the Commons)
19 January 2023
Lords
Bill 204 2022-23 (as amended in Public Bill Committee)
29 November 2022
Commons
Bill 204 2022-23 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) - large print
29 November 2022
Commons
Bill 156 2022-23 (as introduced)
22 September 2022
Commons
Bill 156 2022-23 (as introduced) - large print
22 September 2022
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

HL Bill 89 Explanatory Notes
19 January 2023
Lords
Bill 156 EN 2022-23
22 September 2022
Commons
Bill 156 EN 2022-23 - large print
22 September 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”.

Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
20 January 2023
Lords
Memorandum from the Cabinet Office to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
22 September 2022
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 18 January 2023
18 January 2023
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 18 January 2023 - large print
18 January 2023
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2023
17 January 2023
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 January 2023
16 January 2023
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 13 January 2023
13 January 2023
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 12 January 2023
12 January 2023
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2023
11 January 2023
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 29 November 2022
29 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 25 November 2022
25 November 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 November 2022
24 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 November 2022
23 November 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 18 November 2022
18 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2022
17 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 November 2022
16 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 9 November 2022
9 November 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 November 2022
8 November 2022
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 (report stage) - 18 January 2023
18 January 2023
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 29 November 2022
29 November 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 24 November 2022
24 November 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 22 November 2022
22 November 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 18 January 2023
18 January 2023
Commons
All proceedings up to 29 November 2022 at Public Bill Committee Stage
29 November 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.

Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill: HL Bill 89
27 January 2023
Lords
Briefing paper on progress of the Bill
9 January 2023
Commons
Briefing Paper on the Bill
17 October 2022
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Call for written evidence: Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill
26 October 2022
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.

Human Rights Memorandum from the Cabinet Office
22 September 2022
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 Food and Safety, East Suffolk Council (REULB93)
30 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by ClientEarth (REULB94)
30 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Access Industry Forum (AIF) (REULB95)
30 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the No Falls Foundation (REULB96)
30 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the BMA (British Medical Association) (further submission) (REULB97)
30 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Greener UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link (REULB98)
30 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the TUC (REULB81)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Welsh Government (REULB82)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the British Chambers of Commerce (REULB83)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the UK Industry Working Group on Probiotics (REULB84)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Human Rights Consortium (REULB85)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Law Society of England and Wales (REULB86)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Professor Jo Hunt, Cardiff School of Law and Politics, Wales Governance Centre (REULB87)
25 November 2022
Commons
Supplementary written evidence submitted by Bates Wells (REULB88)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Regulatory Policy Committee (REULB89)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Sharon Leclercq-Spooner (REULB90)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (REULB91)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Meta (REULB92)
25 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by National Parks England (REULB22)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Professor James Lee (REULB23)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Ian Wood (REULB24)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Glasgow Loves EU (REULB25)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) (REULB26)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the National Trust (REULB27)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) (REULB28)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by TheCityUK (REULB29)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens' Rights Agreements ("the IMA") (REULB30)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) (REULB31)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Dr Viviane Gravey, Senior Lecturer in European Politics, Queen's University Belfast, and co-chairs of Brexit and Environment, an ESRC funded network of academics investigating the impact of Brexit on the environment (supplementary evidence) (REULB32)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by William Wilson, Barrister, Wyeside Consulting Ltd (REULB33)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The Angling Trust (REULB34)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Which? (REULB35)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the International Meat Trade Association (IMTA) (REULB36)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by John Ratcliffe (REULB37)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the City of London Corporation (REULB38)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Energy UK (REULB39)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by academic experts from both the University of Oxford and University of Aberdeen who are associated with the Leverhulme Centre for Nature Recovery (REULB40)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by John Bell LLM (REULB41)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Planning and Environmental Bar Association (REULB42)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Institute for European Environmental Policy UK (IEEP UK) (REULB43)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Labour Exploitation Advisory Group (LEAG), the Anti-Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit (ATLEU), and Hope for Justice (REULB44)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Ernst and Young LLP (REULB45)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) (REULB46)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by UNISON (supplementary submission) (REULB47)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the British Copyright Council (REULB48)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) (REULB49)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by JUSTICE (REULB50)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), co-authored by Dr Oliver Garner and Dr Julian Ghosh KC (REULB51)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The UK Musicians' Union (REULB52)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Charles Whitmore, Research Associate, Cardiff University - Wales Governance Centre and Wales Council for Voluntary Action (supplementary submission) (REULB53)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The Society for Radiological Protection (REULB54)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd (CLA) (REULB55)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The Law Society of Scotland (further submission) (REULB56)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by UK Music (REULB57)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by ESB Generation and Trading (REULB58)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the IP Federation (REULB59)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Sussex Wildlife Trust's Storrington and Arun Valley Regional Group (REULB60)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Acas (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) (REULB61)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Make UK (REULB62)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland (REULB63)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) (REULB64)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by CIWM (REULB65)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the British Standards Institution (BSI) (REULB66)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the UK Metric Association (REULB67)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Border Reform and Research Group (BRRG) (REULB68)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Ms Vivian Doussy (REULB69)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Christine Lindsay (REULB70)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Mrs Suzanne Ewers (REULB71)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) (REULB72)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Health Food Manufacturers' Association (REULB73)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Exeter XR Biodiversity Working Group (REULB74)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Cruelty Free International (REULB75)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Institute of Acoustics (REULB76)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) (REULB77)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Directors UK (REULB78)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Institute of Food Science and Technology (REULB79)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the BMA (British Medical Association) (REULB80)
23 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Professor Charlotte Villiers, Professor of Company Law and Corporate Governance, University of Bristol Law School (REULB01)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The Law Society of Scotland (REULB02)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Equally Ours (REULB03)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Employment Lawyers Association ('ELA') (REULB04)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Bar Council (REULB05)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the RSPCA (REULB06)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the NFU (REULB07)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the New Forest National Park Authority (REULB08)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Dr Martin Brenncke (REULB09)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Civil Society Alliance (REULB10)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Professor Maria Lee (REULB11)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the BRC (British Retail Consortium) (REULB12)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Consumer Scotland (REULB13)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Lewis Silkin LLP (REULB14)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The Wildlife Trusts (REULB15)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Hansard Society (REULB16)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the PETRA Network (REULB17)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Harold Shupak (REULB18)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority (REULB19)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by a working mother from Cambridge (REULB20)
9 November 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Catherine Barnard, Professor of Law, University of Cambridge, and Deputy Director, UK in a Changing Europe, and Dr Joelle Grogan, senior researcher, UK in a Changing Europe (REULB21)
9 November 2022
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Cabinet Office
15 December 2022
Equality Impact Assessment from the Cabinet Office
22 September 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 Nusrat Ghani MP to Gary Streeter MP and George Howarth MP regarding the work conducted by the Brexit Opportunities Unit and The National Archives to identify retained EU law (REUL), as discussed during the Public Bill Committee evidence session of the Bill.
11 November 2022

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far
29 November 2022
Commons
29 November 2022
Commons
29 November 2022
Commons
24 November 2022
Commons
24 November 2022
Commons
22 November 2022
Commons
22 November 2022
Commons
8 November 2022
Commons
8 November 2022
Commons

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons 2nd reading

2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
25 October 2022
Commons

Commons Report stage

Report stage - Commons Hansard link
18 January 2023
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

3rd reading - Commons Hansard link
18 January 2023
Commons

Lords 1st reading

19 January 2023
Lords

Lords 1st reading

Minutes of Proceedings
19 January 2023
Lords