JCHR Press Notice 03-04 No. 29

Session 2003-04                                     16 September 2004

Forthcoming Publication

The Nineteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights of Session 2003-04, on the Children Bill will be published on Tuesday 21September 2004 at 10.00 am as House of Lords Paper 161/House of Commons Paper 537.

The Report considers human rights aspects of the Bill as amended by the House of Lords.  The Bill was given a second reading in the House of Commons on 13 September.

The Committee commented on the Bill as introduced to the House of Lords in its Twelfth Report of Session 2003-04, Scrutiny of Bills: Fifth Progress Report, published as HL Paper 93/House of Commons Paper 603 on 20 May 2004.