COVID-19 Response (Courts Safety) Legislation Bill

About this bill

The single broad policy of this omnibus bill is to support the safe and effective operation of courts and tribunals by making amendments to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 among those who use or visit the courts, or carry out work at the courts.

Current status

Royal Assent given 20 April 2022.
Enacted as the COVID-19 Response (Courts Safety) Legislation Act 2022 (2022/16)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 110-2
Introduced 7 March 2022
First reading 10 March 2022
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 17 March 2022
Select Committee report back 31 March 2022
Second reading 12 April 2022
Committee of the whole House 13 April 2022
Third reading 14 April 2022
Royal Assent 20 April 2022
Enacted as COVID-19 Response (Courts Safety) Legislation Act 2022 (2022/16)
Divided No

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