Events and Festivals (Control of Flares, Fireworks and Smoke Bombs Etc) Bill 2015-16

A Bill to make it an offence to be found in possession of, or to use, certain articles or substances capable of causing injury or behaviour likely to lead to injury at, or in transit towards, certain events, concerts or festivals or other public gatherings; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

What is this Bill?

The Events and Festivals (Control of Flares, Fireworks and Smoke Bombs Etc) Bill was a Ten Minute Rule Bill tabled by Nigel Adams.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2015-16 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Nigel Adams), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

A Ten Minute Rule Bill is a process of tabling a bill, where an MP has 10 minutes to advocate for their legislation to the Commons and the Minister responsible.

So is this going to become a law?

No. This Bill did not complete it's passage before the Session completed and is no longer before Parliament. However, it may have been re-introduced under a similar name in a subsequent Session.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Ten Minute Rule Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

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Last Event: 12 Apr 2016 - 1st reading: House of Commons 12 April, 2016

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