Wild Animals in Circuses Act 2019


make provision to prohibit the use of wild animals in travelling circuses.

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

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Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

24/07/2019
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) (Commons)
24/07/2019
Royal Assent (Hansard) (Commons)
24/07/2019
Act of Parliament
Wild Animals in Circuses Act 2019 (c. 24)
23/07/2019
3rd reading: House of Lords
23/07/2019
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
23/07/2019
3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
17/07/2019
Report stage: House of Lords
17/07/2019
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
17/07/2019
Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords
15/07/2019
Amendment papers
HL Bill 180-R-I Amendment for Report (PDF)
12/07/2019
Amendment papers
HL Bill 180-R(a) Amendment for Report (PDF)
03/07/2019
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
03/07/2019
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
03/07/2019
Committee stage: House of Lords
02/07/2019
Amendment papers
HL Bill 180-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF)
25/06/2019
Legislative Consent Resolutions
Legislative Consent Memorandum from the Scottish Parliament (PDF)
25/06/2019
Legislative Consent Resolutions
Legislative Consent Motion from the Scottish Parliament (PDF)
19/06/2019
2nd reading: House of Lords
19/06/2019
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
19/06/2019
2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
11/06/2019
Library Notes
Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
05/06/2019
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
05/06/2019
1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
05/06/2019
Bills
HL Bill 180 (as introduced) (PDF)
05/06/2019
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 180 Explanatory Notes
05/06/2019
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 4 June 2019
04/06/2019
3rd reading: House of Commons
04/06/2019
Report stage: House of Commons
04/06/2019
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 4 June 2019
04/06/2019
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration on Report (PDF)
03/06/2019
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 4 June 2019
31/05/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 30 May 2019
23/05/2019
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 May 2019
23/05/2019
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 22 May 2019 at Public Bill Committee Stage
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Mrs Julie Williams (WAC01)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: RSPCA (WAC02) (PDF)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Mr D A Snee (WAC03)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: David Moore (WAC04)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Reg Challinor (WAC05)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Esme Willis (WAC06)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Raymond Dolling (WAC07)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Chris Barltrop (WAC08)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Zoe Nelson (WAC09)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Animal Defenders International (WAC10)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Carol MacManus (WAC11)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Martin Lacey Jr (WAC12)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Born Free Foundation (WAC13)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Mike Radford OBE, Reader in Animal Welfare Law and Public Law, University of Aberdeen (WAC14)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Rona Brown for the Circus Guild of Great Britain and as CEO of PAWSI (Performing Animals Welfare Standards International) (WAC15)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: World Circus Federation (WAC16) (PDF)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: The Lacey Fund (WAC17)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: David Kidd (WAC18)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: European Circus Association (WAC19) (PDF)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Freedom for Animals (WAC20)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: John Dineley (WAC21)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Thomas Chipperfield (WAC22)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Petra Jackson animal carer at Circus Mondao (WAC23)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Andrew Lewis (WAC24)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: The Self Help Group for Farmers, Pet Owners and Others experiencing difficulties with the RSPCA (The SHG) (WAC25)
23/05/2019
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Joint submission from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS) (WAC26) (PDF)
22/05/2019
Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far: House of Commons
22/05/2019
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
22/05/2019
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 21 May 2019
22/05/2019
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 22 May 2019
22/05/2019
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection1 (PDF)
21/05/2019
Committee stage: House of Commons
21/05/2019
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
21/05/2019
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
21/05/2019
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 21 May 2019
20/05/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 17 May 2019
20/05/2019
Press notices
Schedule of meetings (PDF)
17/05/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 16 May 2019
15/05/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 14 May 2019
08/05/2019
Press notices
Have your say on the Wild Animals in Circuses (No.2) Bill
07/05/2019
2nd reading: House of Commons
07/05/2019
Programme motion: House of Commons
03/05/2019
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
01/05/2019
1st reading: House of Commons
30/04/2019
Bills
Bill 385 2017-19, as introduced
30/04/2019
Explanatory Notes
Bill 385-EN 2017-19