Marine Bill: report stage

20 May 2009

The third day of report stage of the Marine and Coastal Access Bill took place in the House of Lords on 19 May

Possible changes to the Bill covered clauses 116-282 and issues such as marine conservation zones.

Further line by line examination of the Bill takes place during report stage and allows Members to revisit issues discussed previously. All suggested changes to the Bill can be discussed and votes can take place.

Report stage concludes on 1 June, where further changes can be made.

The Government's Bill covers a broad range of marine issues.

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