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Legal Services Bill 2006-07

Government Bill - Introduced by Lord Falconer of Thoroton, Department for Constitutional Affairs
                             Responsibility for this Bill moved to the Ministry of Justice on 9 May 2007

 
Amendments to bills: pilot on explanatory statements
A pilot scheme will take place during the Commons committee stage of the Legal Services Bill. The pilot will examine how the Modernisation Committee recommendation regarding explanatory statements tabled with amendments to Bills will work in practice.

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
L L L L L C C C C C    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA
23.11.06 06.12.06 09.01.07
22.01.07
22.01.07
23.01.07
23.01.07
06.02.07
06.02.07
21.02.07
21.02.07
06.03.07
16.04.07
16.04.07
16.04.07
18.04.07
18.04.07
08.05.07
08.05.07
08.05.07
15.05.07 16.05.07 04.06.07 12.06.07 to
26.06.07
15.10.07 15.10.07 17.10.07
24.10.07
25.10.07
30.10.07

Related Business Papers

Royal Assent
30 Oct 07 Legal Services Act 2007 Ch 29 PDF Royal Assent - pdf version
30 Oct 07 Legal Services Act 2007 Ch 29 Royal Assent - html version
Ping pong
24 Oct 07Proceedings Consideration of Lords Message as at 24 October 2007
24 Oct 07Amendment Paper Marshalled List of Motions and Amendments to be moved on Consideration of Commons Disagreements, Non-insistences and Amendments in lieu as at 24 October 2007
24 Oct 07Amendment Paper Consideration of Lords Message as at 24 October 2007
18 Oct 07 HL Bill 164 06-07 PDF Lords Amendment, Disagreements and Amendments in lieu - pdf version
18 Oct 07 HL Bill 164 06-07 Lords Amendment, Disagreements and Amendments in lieu - html version
16 Oct 07Amendment Paper Marshalled List for Consideration of Commons Amendments as at 16 October 2007
15 Oct 07 HL Bill 105 06-07 PDF Commons Amendments - pdf version
15 Oct 07 HL Bill 105 06-07 Commons Amendments - html version
Commons
15 Oct 07Proceedings Report Stage Proceedings as at 15 October 2007
15 Oct 07Amendment Paper Consideration of Bill as at 15 October 2007
26 June 07 Bill 135 06-07 PDF Bill as amended in Public Bill Committee - pdf version - Volume I
26 June 07 Bill 135 06-07 PDF Bill as amended in Public Bill Committee - pdf version - Volume II
26 June 07 Bill 135 06-07 Bill as amended in Public Bill Committee - html version
26 June 07Proceedings Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 26 June 2007
26 June 07Amendment Paper Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 June 2007
21 June 07Amendment Paper Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 21 June 2007
19 June 07Proceedings Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 19 June 2007
14 June 07Proceedings Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 14 June 2007
14 June 07Amendment Paper Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 14 June 2007
12 June 07Proceedings Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 June 2007
12 June 07Amendment Paper Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 June 2007
16 May 07 Bill 108 06-07 PDF Bill as brought from the Lords and ordered to be printed in the Commons - pdf version - Volume I
16 May 07 Bill 108 06-07 PDF Bill as brought from the Lords and ordered to be printed in the Commons - pdf version - Volume II
16 May 07 Bill 108 06-07 Bill as brought from the Lords and ordered to be printed in the Commons - html version
Lords
14 May 07 Amendment Paper Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 14 May 2007
8 May 07 HL Bill 67 06-07 Volume I PDF Bill as amended on Report - pdf version
8 May 07 HL Bill 67 06-07 Volume II PDF Bill as amended on Report - pdf version
8 May 07 HL Bill 67 06-07 Bill as amended in Committee - html version
4 May 07 Amendment Paper Revised Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 4 May 2007
3 May 07 Amendment Paper Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 3 May 2007
16 Apr 07 Amendment Paper Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 16 April 2007
12 Apr 07 Amendment Paper Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 12 April 2007
6 Mar 07 HL Bill 50 06-07 Volume I PDF Bill as amended in Committee - pdf version
6 Mar 07 HL Bill 50 06-07 Volume II PDF Bill as amended in Committee - pdf version
6 Mar 07 HL Bill 50 06-07 Bill as amended in Committee - html version
5 Mar 07 Amendment Paper Revised Sixth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 5 March 2007
2 Mar 07 Amendment Paper Sixth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 2 March 2007
1 Mar 07Amendment Paper Supplementary to the Revised Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 1 March 2007
20 Feb 07 Amendment Paper Revised Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 20 February 2007
19 Feb 07 Amendment Paper Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 19 February 2007
2 Feb 07 Amendment Paper Revised Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 2 February 2007
29 Jan 07 Amendment Paper Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 29 January 2007
22 Jan 07 Amendment Paper Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 22 January 2007
18 Jan 07 Amendment Paper Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 18 January 2007
9 Jan 07 Amendment Paper Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 8 January 2007
8 Jan 07 Amendment Paper Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 8 January 2007
23 Nov 06 HL Bill 9 06-07 Volume I PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
23 Nov 06 HL Bill 9 06-07 Volume II PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
23 Nov 06 HL Bill 9 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Make provision for the establishment of the Legal Services Board and in respect of its functions; to make provision for, and in connection with, the regulation of persons who carry on certain legal activities; to make provision for the establishment of the Office for Legal Complaints and for a scheme to consider and determine legal complaints; to make provision about claims management services and about immigration advice and immigration services; to make provision in respect of legal representation provided free of charge; to make provision about the application of the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2006; to make provision about the Scottish legal services ombudsman; and for connected purposes.

Explanatory Notes

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Public Bill Committee

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