Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019

To make provision in relation to terrorism; to make provision enabling persons at ports and borders to be questioned for national security and other related purposes; and for connected purposes.

Government Bill
(Home Office)

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 Mr Ben Wallace (View contribution) 65066 words
Democratic Unionist Party Gavin Robinson (View contribution) 4971 words
Independent John Woodcock 6267 words
Liberal Democrat Sir Edward Davey (View contribution) 12021 words
Scottish National Party Gavin Newlands (View contribution) 18670 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 100%
Lords - 100%
Royal Assent

Most recent key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
11/07/2019Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF)
12/02/2019 Royal Assent
12/02/2019Act of Parliament Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019 (c. 3)
23/01/2019Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 22 January 2019
22/01/2019 Ping Pong: House of Commons
22/01/2019 Programme motion: House of Commons
22/01/2019Amendment papers Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 22 January 2019
22/01/2019Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF)
16/01/2019Bills Bill 317 2017-19, Lords Amendments to the Bill
16/01/2019Explanatory Notes Bill 317 EN 2017-19
15/01/2019 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
15/01/2019 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
14/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 153-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF)
11/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 153(a) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF)
11/01/2019Delegated Powers Memoranda Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)
11/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Kennedy regarding Government amendments (PDF, 279KB)
17/12/2018 Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
17/12/2018 Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
17/12/2018 Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
17/12/2018Bills HL Bill 153 (as amended on Report)
13/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142-II Second marshalled list for Report (PDF)
13/12/2018Will write letters Letter dated 13/12/2018 from Baroness Williams to Lord Anderson regarding statistics on the use of Schedule 7 powers to restrict access to a solicitor (PDF, 39KB)
12/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142-I(d) Amendments for Report, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF)
12/12/2018Will write letters Letter dated 12/12/2018 from Earl Howe to Baroness Hamwee regarding issues raised at report stage debate in relation to Schedule 2 and the Biometrics Commissioner (PDF, 107KB)
12/12/2018Will write letters Amendments referenced in letter from Baroness Williams dated 12/12/18. (PDF, 78KB)
12/12/2018Will write letters Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Kennedy regarding further Government amendments for Lords report stage. (PDF, 772KB)
11/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142-I(c) Amendment for Report, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF)
11/12/2018Will write letters Letter dated 11/12/18 from Baroness Williams to Lord Anderson, as discussed during Report Stage. (PDF, 75KB)
07/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142-I(b) Amendments for Report, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF)
04/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142-I(a) Amendments for Report, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF)
03/12/2018 Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords
03/12/2018 Report stage (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
03/12/2018 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
29/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
28/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142(e) Amendments for Report (PDF)
27/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142(d) Amendments for Report (PDF)
27/11/2018Will write letters Amendments referenced in letter from Baroness Williams dated 27/11/18. (PDF, 100KB)
27/11/2018Will write letters Letter dated 27/11/2018 from Baroness Williams to Lord Rosser regarding government amendments. (PDF, 116KB)
26/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142(c) Amendment for Report (PDF)
26/11/2018Will write letters Letter dated 26/11/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Pannick and others regarding an issue raised during the Committee Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 76KB)
22/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142(b) Amendment for Report (PDF)
20/11/2018Will write letters Letter dated 20/11/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Paddick regarding the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill (PDF, 56KB)
19/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 142(a) Amendments for Report (PDF)
14/11/2018 Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
14/11/2018 Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
14/11/2018Bills HL Bill 142 (as amended in Committee)
12/11/2018 Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
12/11/2018 Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
12/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131-IV Fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
12/11/2018Will write letters Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Earl Howe regarding how the burden of proof in relation to the reasonable excuse defence under clause 4 of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 84KB)
11/11/2018Will write letters Letter dated 11/11/2018 from Earl Howe to Baroness Hamwee regarding the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill (PDF, 49KB)
08/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
06/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131-II(b) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF)
05/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131-II(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF)
01/11/2018Will write letters Letter dated 01/11/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rosser regarding the draft Code of Practice governing the exercise of the port and border powers under Schedule 3 to the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 266KB)
31/10/2018 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
31/10/2018 Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
29/10/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
29/10/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
29/10/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
29/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
26/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131-I(a) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF)
25/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
24/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
24/10/2018Will write letters Letter dated 24/10/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford for the Committee Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 655KB)
23/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
19/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
18/10/2018Will write letters Letter dated 18/10/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rosser following second reading of the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill (PDF, 85KB)
16/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 131(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
09/10/2018 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
09/10/2018 2nd reading (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
09/10/2018 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
09/10/2018 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings - continued): House of Lords
04/10/2018Will write letters Letter dated 04/10/2018 from the Minister for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace MP, to Tony Lloyd MP regarding issues raised during Report stage (PDF, 261KB)
03/10/2018Library Notes Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
03/10/2018Will write letters Letter dated 03/10/2018 from the Minister for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace MP, to John Woodcock MP regarding issues raised during Report stage (PDF, 158KB)
12/09/2018 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
12/09/2018 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
12/09/2018Bills HL Bill 131 (as introduced)
12/09/2018Explanatory Notes HL Bill 131 Explanatory Notes
12/09/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)
12/09/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 11 September 2018
11/09/2018 3rd reading: House of Commons
11/09/2018 Report stage: House of Commons
11/09/2018Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 11 September 2018
11/09/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration on Report (PDF)
10/09/2018Briefing papers Briefing paper on remaining stages
10/09/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as 7 September 2018
10/09/2018Will write letters Letter dated 10/09/2018 from Ben Wallace MP to Neil Coyle MP regarding keeping terrorism reinsurance arrangements under review (PDF, 70KB)
07/09/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 September 2018
06/09/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 September 2018
06/09/2018Will write letters Letter dated 06/09/2018 from Ben Wallace MP to Nick Thomas-Symonds MP regarding further Government amendments tabled for the Commons Report Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 120KB)
05/09/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 4 September 2018
04/09/2018Will write letters Letter dated 04/09/2018 from Ben Wallace MP to Nick Thomas-Symonds MP regarding Government amendments tabled for Report Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 469KB)
30/08/2018Impact Assessments Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill (PDF)
11/07/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: techUK (CTB09)
11/07/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: ADS (CTB10) (PDF, 170KB)
11/07/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 July 2018
11/07/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 10 July 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage
10/07/2018 Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons
10/07/2018 Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
10/07/2018Bills Bill 249 2017-19 (as amended in Committee)
10/07/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 July 2018
06/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 July 2018
06/07/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 July 2018
05/07/2018 Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
05/07/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: British Insurance Brokers’ Association (CTB08)
05/07/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 July 2018
05/07/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 440KB)
04/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 July 2018
04/07/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 3 July 2018
04/07/2018Will write letters Letter dated 04/07/2018 from Ben Wallace MP to Gavin Robinson MP and others regarding the "glorification of terrorism" as discussed during the Second Reading of the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 148KB)
04/07/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 443KB)
03/07/2018 Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
03/07/2018 Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
03/07/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Liberty (CTB05) (PDF, 468KB)
03/07/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Zurich Insurance (CTB07)
03/07/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 July 2018
29/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 28 June 2018
29/06/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 June 2018
28/06/2018 Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
28/06/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: News Media Association (CTB02)
28/06/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: ARTICLE 19 (CTB03)
28/06/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Miss Hoda Hashem (CTB04)
28/06/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 28 June 2018
27/06/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Index on Censorship (CTB01)
27/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 June 2018
27/06/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 26 June 2018
27/06/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 444KB)
26/06/2018 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
26/06/2018 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
26/06/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 June 2018
25/06/2018Press notices Schedule of meetings (PDF, 386KB)
25/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 22 June 2018
22/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 June 2018
12/06/2018Press notices Have your say on the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill
11/06/2018 2nd reading: House of Commons
11/06/2018 Money resolution: House of Commons
11/06/2018 Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons
08/06/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Home Office (PDF, 265KB)
06/06/2018 1st reading: House of Commons
06/06/2018Impact Assessments Impact Assessment from the Home Office (PDF, 786KB)
05/06/2018Bills Bill 219 2017-19 (as introduced)
05/06/2018Explanatory Notes Bill 219 EN 2017-19