This bill is an omnibus bill to strengthen the ability of agencies within the wider justice community to perform their functions related to law enforcement, including the detention of restricted patients, special patients, special care recipients, and other offenders.
Royal Assent given 21 August 2017.
Enacted as the Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Act 2017 (2017/42)
Passed by a majority of 90 votes (104 ayes, 14 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 87 votes (103 ayes, 16 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 93 votes (107 ayes, 14 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Government bill|
|Introduced||24 August 2016|
|First reading||13 September 2016|
|Select Committee||Law and Order Committee|
|Public submissions due||26 October 2016|
|Select Committee report back||13 March 2017|
|Second reading||4 July 2017|
|Committee of the whole House||15 August 2017|
|Third reading||16 August 2017|
|Royal Assent||21 August 2017|
|Enacted as||Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Act 2017 (2017/42)|
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