Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill: Lords third reading

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06 February 2018

The Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill had its third reading, a chance to 'tidy up' the bill and make changes, in the Lords on Wednesday 7 February.

This is a private member's bill. A private member's bill is a type of public bill (that affects the public). Private members' bills must go through the same set of procedures as other public bills.

A bill to impose restrictions on assets owned by persons involved in conduct that gives support and assistance to terrorist organisations in the UK for the purpose of securing compensation for citizens of the UK affected by such conduct.

No changes were made to the bill at third reading. The bill will now go to the House of Commons for its consideration.

Find out more about the Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill

Second reading

The Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill had its second reading, the key debate on the draft law's purpose and principles, on 27 October 2017.

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