Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018

A bill to make provision enabling sanctions to be imposed where appropriate for the purposes of compliance with United Nations obligations or other international obligations or for the purposes of furthering the prevention of terrorism or for the purposes of national security or international peace and security or for the purposes of furthering foreign policy objectives; to make provision for the purposes of the detection, investigation and prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing and for the purposes of implementing Standards published by the Financial Action Task Force relating to combating threats to the integrity of the international financial system; and for connected purposes.

Government Bill
(Foreign and Commonwealth 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 Sir Alan Duncan 6694 words
Democratic Unionist Party Sammy Wilson (View contribution) 527 words
Independent Mr Kenneth Clarke 352 words
Labour Helen Goodman 4734 words
Labour (Co-op) Anneliese Dodds (View contribution) 3734 words
Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson 4021 words
Scottish National Party Alison Thewliss (View contribution) 5496 words
Speaker John Bercow 5374 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons Completed
Royal Assent

Most recent key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
26/09/2019Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF)
23/05/2018 Royal Assent (Hansard)
23/05/2018 Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
23/05/2018Act of Parliament Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (c. 13)
21/05/2018 Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords
21/05/2018 Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
18/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 101-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons amendments (PDF, 96KB)
17/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 101(a) Motion for consideration of Commons amendments (PDF, 69KB)
03/05/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 183KB)
02/05/2018Bills HL Bill 101 Commons amendments
02/05/2018Explanatory Notes HL Bill 101 Explanatory Notes
02/05/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 May 2018
02/05/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration of Bill (Report) (PDF)
01/05/2018 3rd reading: House of Commons
01/05/2018 Report stage: House of Commons
01/05/2018Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 1 May 2018
01/05/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 448KB)
30/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as 27 April 2018
27/04/2018Briefing papers Committee Stage Report
27/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as 26 April 2018
26/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as 25 April 2018
25/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as 24 April 2018
23/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as 22 March 2018
07/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: The Law Society (SAMLB05) (PDF, 397KB)
07/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Government of the British Virgin Islands (SAMLB06) (PDF, 188KB)
07/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Professor Prem Sikka, Professor of Accounting and Finance, University of Sheffield (SAMLB07) (PDF, 580KB)
07/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: UK Finance (SAMLB08) (PDF, 3MB)
07/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Solicitors Regulation Authority (SAMLB09)
07/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: International Financial Centres Forum (SAMLB10) (PDF, 142KB)
07/03/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 6 March 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage
07/03/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 March 2018
07/03/2018Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 553KB)
06/03/2018 Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
06/03/2018 Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
06/03/2018 Committee Debates: consolidated pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
06/03/2018Bills Bill 176 2017-19, as amended
06/03/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 March 2018
05/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: eFiling (SAMLB01) (PDF, 288KB)
05/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Amnesty International UK (SAMLB02)
05/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Transparency International UK (SAMLB03) (PDF, 430KB)
05/03/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Global Witness (SAMLB04)
05/03/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 310KB)
02/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2018
02/03/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 March 2018
01/03/2018 Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
01/03/2018 Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
01/03/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 March 2018
28/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 February 2018
28/02/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 27 February 2018
28/02/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 279KB)
27/02/2018 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
27/02/2018 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
27/02/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 27 February 2018
26/02/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 279KB)
26/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 February 2018
23/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 22 February 2018
22/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 February 2018
21/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 February 2018
21/02/2018Press notices Have your say on the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill
20/02/2018 2nd reading: House of Commons
16/02/2018Briefing papers Briefing Paper on Second Reading
25/01/2018 1st reading: House of Commons
25/01/2018Bills Bill 157 2017-19, as introduced
25/01/2018Explanatory Notes Bill 157 EN 2017-19
24/01/2018 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
24/01/2018 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
23/01/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 78-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF, 72KB)
19/01/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 78(b) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF, 52KB)
18/01/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 78(a) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 63KB)
17/01/2018 Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
17/01/2018 Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
17/01/2018Bills HL Bill 78 (as amended on Report)
16/01/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 69-R-II(a) Amendment for Report, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF, 69KB)
15/01/2018 Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords
15/01/2018 Report stage (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
15/01/2018 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
15/01/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 69-R-II Second marshalled list for Report (PDF, 88KB)
11/01/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 69-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF, 136KB)
09/01/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 69-R(e) Amendments for Report (PDF, 98KB)
21/12/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-R(d) Amendments for Report (PDF, 65KB)
20/12/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF, 63KB)
19/12/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-R(b) Amendments for Report (PDF, 62KB)
18/12/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 69KB)
12/12/2017 Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
12/12/2017 Committee: 4th sitting Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
08/12/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-IV Fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 79KB)
06/12/2017 Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
06/12/2017 Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
06/12/2017 Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
04/12/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 106KB)
01/12/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-II(d) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF, 62KB)
30/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-II(c) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF, 66KB)
29/11/2017 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
29/11/2017 Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
29/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-II(b) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF, 59KB)
28/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-II(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF, 61KB)
27/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 102KB)
24/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-I(b) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF, 69KB)
21/11/2017 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
21/11/2017 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
20/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-I(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF, 69KB)
17/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 104KB)
16/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 84KB)
15/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 63KB)
14/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 69(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 55KB)
09/11/2017Will write letters Letter dated 09/11/2017 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Pannick regarding issues raised during the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill second reading debate. (PDF, 1MB)
01/11/2017 2nd reading: House of Lords
01/11/2017 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
26/10/2017Library Notes Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
19/10/2017Bills HL Bill 69 (as introduced)
19/10/2017Explanatory Notes HL Bill 69 Explanatory Notes
19/10/2017Delegated Powers Memoranda Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 251KB)
18/10/2017 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
18/10/2017 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
18/10/2017Impact Assessments Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill (PDF, 428KB)