JCHR Press Notice No. 22

17 july 2003

New Publication

Scrutiny of Bills and Draft Bills: Further Progress Report


The Fifteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Scrutiny of Bills and Draft Bills: Further Progress Report will be published on Monday 21 July 2003, as House of Lords Paper 149/House of Commons Paper 1005, of Session 2002-03.  This Report draws special attention to the following Bills:

        Anti-social Behaviour Bill

        Draft Civil Contingencies Bill

        Draft Mental Incapacity Bill

        Licensing Act 2003

The Report also lists those Bills which the Committee considers do not raise any significant human rights issues.

This Report is part of the ongoing series of reports from the Committee which examines all Bills introduced to Parliament in respect of their compliance with Convention rights and other human rights instruments. 

The Report will also be available on the Committee's website at the address below.