Royal Assent: Parking (Code of Practice) Bill signed into law

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15 March 2019

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill received Royal Assent on 15 March 2019. It becomes the Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019.

What is the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill?

This Bill, sponsored by Sir Greg Knight MP and Lord Hunt of Wirral will create a code of practice containing guidance about the operation and management of private parking facilities

The Act received Royal Assent on 15 March 2019, having completed all its parliamentary stages. Parts of the Act commence (come into force) immediately while other parts commence later.

You can follow its passage, from first reading to Act of Parliament, below.

Parking (Code of Practice) Bill 2017-19: Parliamentary passage

You can find explanatory information, bill documents, impartial supporting research and links to transcripts and video of proceedings in both Houses of Parliament:

What is Royal Assent?

Once a bill has completed all the parliamentary stages in both Houses, it is ready to receive Royal Assent. This is when the Queen formally agrees to make the bill into an Act of Parliament (law).

There is no set time period between the end of a bill’s passage through Parliament and Royal Assent.

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