Joint Committee on the draft Bribery Bill

The two Houses of Parliament have established a Joint Committee on the draft Bribery Bill.

The Draft Bribery Bill Cm 7570 was published by the Ministry of Justice on 25th March 2009.

At the Committee's first meeting on 12th May 2009 Viscount Colville of Culross was appointed Chairman.

The Committee published its Draft Bribery Bill report (HC 430-I and HL 115-I) on Tuesday 28th July 2009.

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The Government's response to the report was published on 20th November 2009.

The Bribery Bill received its first reading in the House of Lords on 19th November 2009.