Joint Committee on the Draft Civil Contingencies Bill

28/11/03:     Joint Committee on the Draft Civil Contingencies Bill Report and Evidence published.

The two Houses of Parliament have established a Joint Committee on the Draft Civil Contingencies Bill, which was published by the Government on 19 June 2003 (Cm. 5843). The text of the draft Bill can be found at:

http://www.ukresilience.info/ccbill/draftbill/ccbill.pdf

The remit of the Committee is to consider the draft Bill, and to report on it to both Houses. The Committee approved its Report on Tuesday 11 November 2003. It is expected to be published on 28 November 2003. A copy will be available on the internet a few days later.

The Committee decided not to issue a call for evidence. Instead, the Committee relied on written evidence submitted to the Government Consultation, which can be found at

http://www.ukresilience.info/ccbill



http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/jt/jtdcc.htm
Link to the Joint Committee on Draft Civil Contingencies Bill Report and Evidence