Civil Liability Act 2018

make provision about whiplash claims and the personal injury discount rate.

Government Bill
(Ministry of Justice)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Initial Library Notes

This bill has received Royal Assent and has become an Act of Parliament

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Chris Philp (View contribution) 5358 words
Democratic Unionist Party Emma Little Pengelly 472 words
Independent Rory Stewart 20291 words
Labour Gloria De Piero 10337 words
Labour (Co-op) Gareth Thomas (View contribution) 1215 words
Liberal Democrat Ed Davey (View contribution) 192 words
Scottish National Party Pete Wishart (View contribution) 631 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons Completed
Royal Assent

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
20 Dec 2018 Act of Parliament Civil Liability Act 2018 (c. 29)
24 Oct 2018 Bills HL Bill 135 Commons amendments
22 Oct 2018 Briefing papers Committee Stage Report
19 Apr 2018 Library Notes Civil Liability Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
24 Oct 2018 Explanatory Notes HL Bill 135 Explanatory Notes
23 Oct 2018 Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 23 October 2018

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
25/09/2019Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF)
20/12/2018 Royal Assent (Hansard)
20/12/2018 Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceddings)
20/12/2018Act of Parliament Civil Liability Act 2018 (c. 29)
20/11/2018 Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords
20/11/2018 Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
24/10/2018Bills HL Bill 135 Commons amendments
24/10/2018Explanatory Notes HL Bill 135 Explanatory Notes
24/10/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 23 October 2018
23/10/2018 3rd reading: House of Commons
23/10/2018 Report stage: House of Commons
23/10/2018Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 23 October 2018
23/10/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration Report (PDF)
22/10/2018Briefing papers Committee Stage Report
22/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 October 2018
19/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 October 2018
17/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 October 2018
12/09/2018Bills Bill 264 2017-19 (as amended in Committee)
12/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) (CLB06) (PDF)
12/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Forum of Insurance Lawyers (CLB07)
12/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: LV= (CLB08) (PDF)
12/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Thompsons Solicitors (CLB09)
12/09/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 September 2018
11/09/2018 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
11/09/2018 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
11/09/2018 Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
11/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Joanne Ali (CLB01)
11/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Access to Justice (A2J) (CLB02) (PDF)
11/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Irwin Mitchell LLP (CLB03)
11/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Carpenters Group (CLB04) (PDF)
11/09/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) (CLB05) (PDF)
11/09/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 September 2018
10/09/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 September 2018
10/09/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF)
07/09/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 September 2018
06/09/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 September 2018
06/09/2018Press notices Have your say on the Civil Liability Bill
04/09/2018 2nd reading: House of Commons
04/09/2018 Money resolution: House of Commons
04/09/2018 Programme motion: House of Commons
23/08/2018Briefing papers Briefing Paper on Second Reading
28/06/2018 1st reading: House of Commons
28/06/2018Bills Bill 240 2017-19, as introduced
28/06/2018Explanatory Notes Bill 240-EN 2017-19
27/06/2018 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
27/06/2018 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
27/06/2018Impact Assessments Setting the Personal Injury Discount Rate (PDF, 4MB)
27/06/2018Impact Assessments Overarching Impact Assessment (PDF, 2MB)
26/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 110-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF, 56KB)
25/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 110(c) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF, 45KB)
22/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 110(b) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF, 46KB)
21/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 110(a) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF, 44KB)
12/06/2018 Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords
12/06/2018 Report stage (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
12/06/2018 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
12/06/2018Bills HL Bill 110 (as amended on Report)
11/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-R-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Report (PDF, 139KB)
08/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF, 109KB)
07/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-R(f) Amendments for Report (PDF, 112KB)
06/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-R(e) Amendments for Report (PDF, 49KB)
05/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-R(d) Amendments for Report (PDF, 65KB)
04/06/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF, 45KB)
25/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-R(b) Amendment for Report (PDF, 46KB)
24/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 50KB)
24/05/2018Will write letters Letter dated 24/05/2018 from Lord Keen of Elie to Peers regarding issues raised during the Committee Stage of the Civil Liability Bill. (PDF, 362KB)
15/05/2018 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
15/05/2018 Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
14/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Commitee (PDF, 87KB)
11/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-II Second marshalled list for Commitee (PDF, 87KB)
10/05/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
10/05/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard continued): House of Lords
10/05/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedingd): House of Lords
10/05/2018 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings - continued): House of Lords
10/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-I(b) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF, 54KB)
09/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-I(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF, 65KB)
08/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 113KB)
04/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 55KB)
03/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 60KB)
02/05/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 51KB)
30/04/2018Will write letters Letter dated 30/04/2018 from Lord Keen of Elie to Peers regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Civil Liability Bill. (PDF, 418KB)
25/04/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 90(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 50KB)
24/04/2018 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
24/04/2018 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
19/04/2018Library Notes Civil Liability Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
21/03/2018Impact Assessments Impact Assessment: Setting the Personal Injury Discount Rate (PDF, 1MB)
21/03/2018Impact Assessments Impact Assessment - Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury ('Whiplash') Claims Process (PDF, 3MB)
20/03/2018 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
20/03/2018 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
20/03/2018Bills HL Bill 90 (as introduced)
20/03/2018Explanatory Notes HL Bill 90 Explanatory Notes
20/03/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Civil Liability Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 400KB)
20/03/2018Impact Assessments Impact Assessment - Civil Liability Bill: Overarching Impact Assessment (PDF, 948KB)
20/03/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Civil Liability Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 271KB)