Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2019

amend the Children Act 1989 to state that proceedings under Section 5A of, and Schedule 2 to, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 are family proceedings

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

Sponsor: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (CON)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Initial Library Notes

This bill has received Royal Assent and has become an Act of Parliament

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Mrs Maria Miller (View contribution) 1968 words
Democratic Unionist Party Jim Shannon (View contribution) 57 words
Scottish National Party Hannah Bardell (View contribution) 315 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons Completed
Royal Assent

Most recent key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
15/03/2019 Royal Assent (Hansard)
15/03/2019 Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
15/03/2019Act of Parliament Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2019 (c. 10)
12/03/2019Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 11 March 2019
11/03/2019 3rd reading: House of Commons
11/03/2019 Report stage: House of Commons
06/03/2019Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 March 2019
05/03/2019 Committee Debate: House of Commons
05/03/2019Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 March 2019
04/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2019
04/03/2019Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF)
01/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 28 February 2019
28/02/2019Briefing papers Briefing Paper for Committee Stage
28/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 February 2019
26/02/2019 2nd reading: House of Commons
25/02/2019 Second Reading Committee debate: House of Commons
14/02/2019Explanatory Notes Bill 294 EN 2017-19
20/11/2018 1st reading: House of Commons
20/11/2018Bills Bill 294 2017-19 (as brought from the Lords)
19/11/2018 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
19/11/2018 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
12/11/2018 Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords
12/11/2018 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
26/10/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
26/10/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
26/10/2018Bills HL Bill 138 (as amended in Committee)
24/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 28-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
17/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 28(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
20/07/2018 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
20/07/2018 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
16/07/2018Library Notes Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages
03/07/2017 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
03/07/2017 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
03/07/2017Bills HL Bill 28 (as introduced)