Medicines and Medical Devices Act 2021


confer power to amend or supplement the law relating to human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical devices; make provision about the enforcement of regulations, and the protection of health and safety, in relation to medical devices; and for connected purposes.

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Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

11/02/2021
Royal Assent: Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) (Commons)
11/02/2021
Royal Assent: Royal Assent (Hansard) (Commons)
11/02/2021
Act of Parliament
Medicines and Medical Devices Act 2021 (c. 3)
02/02/2021
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
02/02/2021
Ping Pong (Hansard) (Lords)
29/01/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 167-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons amendments, disagreements and amendments in lieu
28/01/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 167(a) Motions for Consideration of Commons amendments, disagreements and amendments in lieu
28/01/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 27 January 2021
27/01/2021
Ping Pong (Commons)
27/01/2021
Bill
HL Bill 167 Commons amendments, disagreements and amendments in lieu
27/01/2021
Amendment Paper
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 27 January 2021
26/01/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 25 January 2021
26/01/2021
Amendment papers
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 25 January 2021 (PDF)
26/01/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments on Wednesday 27 January (PDF)
26/01/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments on Wednesday 27 January
25/01/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 22 January 2021
21/01/2021
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
21/01/2021
3rd reading (Hansard) (Lords)
21/01/2021
Bill
Bill 242 2019-21 (Lords Amendments)
21/01/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 242 EN 2019-21
21/01/2021
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Penn to Baroness Bennett regarding issues raised in the report stage debate: regulation of human medicines and devices, veterinary medicines and consideration of the environment
18/01/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 163-I Marshalled list for Third Reading
14/01/2021
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
14/01/2021
Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard) (Lords)
14/01/2021
Bill
HL Bill 163 (as amended on Report)
13/01/2021
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent motion agreed by the Senedd Cymru
12/01/2021
Report: 1st sitting (Lords)
12/01/2021
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
12/01/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Report
11/01/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154-II Provisional second marshalled list for Report
07/01/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154-I Marshalled list for Report
07/01/2021
Select Committee report
33rd Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
06/01/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(k) Amendments for Report
06/01/2021
Amendment papers
HL Bill 154 Running list of amendments (PDF)
05/01/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(j) Amendments for Report
17/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(i) Amendment for Report
14/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(h) Amendments for Report
14/12/2020
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum
08/12/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent motion agreed by the Northern Ireland Assembly
07/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(g) Amendment for Report
02/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Penn to Baroness Wheeler and Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick regarding an issue raised during the Committee Stage
01/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(f) Amendment for Report
01/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Penn to Lord Patel regarding issues raised during the Committee Stage (first day): how a threat to public safety is identified, assessed and mitigated, the Medical Device Information System, MHRA workstreams
30/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(e) Amendments for Report
26/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(d) Amendment for Report
25/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(c) Amendment for Report
24/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(b) Amendments for Report
23/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 154(a) Amendment for Report
19/11/2020
Committee: 7th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
19/11/2020
Committee: 7th sitting (Hansard) (Lords)
19/11/2020
Bill
HL Bill 154 (as amended in Grand Committee)
17/11/2020
Committee: 6th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
17/11/2020
Committee: 6th sitting (Hansard) (Lords)
17/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-VII(Rev) Revised seventh marshalled list for Grand Committee
16/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-VII Provisional seventh marshalled list for Grand Committee
13/11/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent memorandum lodged by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Parliament
13/11/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Supplementary Legislative consent memorandum lodged by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Parliament
13/11/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent motion agreed by the Scottish Parliament
12/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-VI Sixth marshalled list for Grand Committee
11/11/2020
Committee: 5th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
11/11/2020
Committee: 5th sitting (Hansard) (Lords)
09/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Bethell to Baroness Finlay and others regarding the Medical Devices Information System (MDIS) and working with the devolved administrations
06/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-V Fifth marshalled list for Grand Committee
04/11/2020
Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
04/11/2020
Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard) (Lords)
03/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-IV(a) Amendment for Grand Committee (for Fifth Marshalled List)
30/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-IV Fourth marshalled list for Grand Committee
28/10/2020
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
28/10/2020
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard) (Lords)
26/10/2020
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
26/10/2020
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard) (Lords)
26/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-III(Rev) Revised third marshalled list for Grand Committee
23/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-III Provisional third marshalled list for Grand Committee
22/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-II(a) Amendment for Grand Committee
21/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-II Second Marshalled list for Grand Committee
19/10/2020
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
19/10/2020
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard) (Lords)
15/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-I Corrected Marshalled list for Grand Committee
14/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee
13/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(t) Amendments for Grand Committee
12/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(s) Amendments for Grand Committee
08/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(r) Amendments for Grand Committee
30/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(q) Amendment for Grand Committee
28/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(p) Amendment for Grand Committee
25/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(o) Amendments for Grand Committee
23/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(n) Amendment for Grand Committee
22/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(m) Amendments for Grand Committee
21/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(l) Amendments for Grand Committee
18/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(k) Amendment for Grand Committee
17/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(j) Amendment for Grand Committee
16/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(i) Amendment for Grand Committee
15/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(h) Amendments for Grand Committee
14/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(g) Amendments for Grand Committee
11/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(f) Amendments for Grand Committee
10/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(e) Amendments for Grand Committee
08/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(d) Amendments for Grand Committee
07/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(c) Amendments for Grand Committee
04/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(b) Amendments for Grand Committee
04/09/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 116 Running list of amendments (PDF)
03/09/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 116(a) Amendments for Grand Committee
02/09/2020
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
02/09/2020
2nd reading (Hansard) (Lords)
29/07/2020
Select Committee report
10th Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution
21/07/2020
Select Committee report
19th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
09/07/2020
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes version of the Bill as amended in the Commons compared to the original version (PDF)
09/07/2020
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes version of the Bill as amended in the Commons compared to the original version
02/07/2020
Library Notes
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
24/06/2020
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
24/06/2020
1st reading (Hansard) (Lords)
24/06/2020
Bill
HL Bill 116 (as introduced)
24/06/2020
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 116 Explanatory Notes
24/06/2020
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department of Health and Social Care
24/06/2020
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
24/06/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 23 June 2020
23/06/2020
3rd reading (Commons)
23/06/2020
Report stage (Commons)
23/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 23 June 2020
23/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 23 June 2020 - large font accessible version
23/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments (PDF)
23/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments
22/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2020
18/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 17 June 2020
17/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 16 June 2020
17/06/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department of Health and Social Care (PDF)
17/06/2020
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department of Health and Social Care
17/06/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative Consent Motion from the Northern Ireland Assembly
11/06/2020
Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far (Commons)
11/06/2020
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting (Commons)
11/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (MMDB19)
11/06/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
All Proceedings up to 10 June 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
11/06/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 June 2020
10/06/2020
Bill
Bill 136 2019-21 (as amended in Committee)
10/06/2020
Bill
Bill 136 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) - large font accessible version
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Pharmacy2U (MMDB01)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Healthy.io (MMDB02)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the General Pharmaceutical Council (MMDB03)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (MMDB04)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) (MMDB05)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Ethical Medicines Industry Group (EMIG) (MMDB06)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Law Society of Scotland (MMDB07)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Cystic Fibrosis Trust (MMDB08)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the British Dietetic Association and others (MMDB09)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Cancer Research UK (MMDB10)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA) (MMDB11)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Independent Fetal Anti-Convulsant Trust (INFACT) (MMDB12)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Professor Muireann Quigley, Professor Jean McHale, Dr Rachael Dickson and Dr Laura Downey (MMDB13)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by NOAH (National Office of Animal Health) (MMDB14)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) (MMDB15)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) (MMDB16)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) (MMDB17)
10/06/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) (MMDB18)
10/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 June 2020
09/06/2020
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting (Commons)
09/06/2020
Committee Debate: 1st sitting (Commons)
09/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 8 June 2020
09/06/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 June 2020
08/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 June 2020
08/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee morning sitting on Wednesday 10 June (PDF)
08/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee afternoon sitting on Wednesday 10 June (PDF)
08/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee morning sitting on Wednesday 10 June
08/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee afternoon sitting on Wednesday 10 June
05/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 4 June 2020
05/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee morning sitting (PDF)
05/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee afternoon sitting (PDF)
05/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee morning sitting
05/06/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's provisional selection and grouping of Amendments for Public Bill Committee afternoon sitting
04/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 3 June 2020
03/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 2 June 2020
02/06/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 1 June 2020
16/03/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2020
13/03/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2020
10/03/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 9 March 2020
05/03/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 4 March 2020
04/03/2020
Press notices
Have your say on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill
02/03/2020
2nd reading (Commons)
02/03/2020
Ways and Means resolution
02/03/2020
Programme motion
02/03/2020
Money resolution
14/02/2020
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department of Health and Social Care
14/02/2020
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department of Health and Social Care (PDF)
14/02/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department of Health and Social Care (PDF)
14/02/2020
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department of Health and Social Care
13/02/2020
1st reading (Commons)
13/02/2020
Bill
Bill 90 2019-21, as introduced
13/02/2020
Bill
Bill 90 2019-21 - large font accessible version
13/02/2020
Bills
Bill 90 2019-21 - large font accessible version (PDF)
13/02/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 90-EN 2019-21
13/02/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 90 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version
13/02/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 90 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version (PDF)