National Security and Investment Act 2021


To make provision for the making of orders in connection with national security risks arising from the acquisition of control over certain types of entities and assets; and for connected purposes.

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

29/04/2021
Royal Assent (Commons)
29/04/2021
Act of Parliament
National Security and Investment Act 2021 (c. 25)
29/04/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 28 April 2021
28/04/2021
Consideration of Commons amendments (Lords)
28/04/2021
Consideration of Commons amendments (Lords)
28/04/2021
Consideration of Lords message
28/04/2021
Bill
Bill 298 2019-21 - Lords Non-Insistence and Amendments in Lieu
28/04/2021
Bill
HL Bill 199 Commons reason
28/04/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 199-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons reason
28/04/2021
Amendment Paper
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 28 April 2021
28/04/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
28/04/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
28/04/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
27/04/2021
Bill
HL Bill 195 Commons reason
27/04/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 195-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons reason
27/04/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 26 April 2021
26/04/2021
Consideration of Lords amendments (Commons)
26/04/2021
Amendment Paper
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 26 April 2021
26/04/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng and selection of motions and amendments relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker
26/04/2021
Commons Hansard Daily Report
Consideration of Lords Amendments
23/04/2021
Bill
Bill 291 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill)
23/04/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 291-EN 2019-21
22/04/2021
3rd reading (Lords)
22/04/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
22/04/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
20/04/2021
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Grantchester regarding questions raised during the Report stage of the Bill: the Investment Security Unit and Ministry of Defence
20/04/2021
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Grimstone to Amanda Millar, Law Society of Scotland, regarding the treatment of Scottish securities.
20/04/2021
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Grimstone to Baroness Neville- Rolfe, Lord Lansley and Lord Leigh regarding the provision of guidance on timelines, non-exclusive licensing of technology and the content of the Market Guidance notes, as discussed during the Report stage
15/04/2021
Report stage (Lords)
15/04/2021
Bill
HL Bill 191 (as amended on Report)
15/04/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
15/04/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
12/04/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183-I Marshalled list for Report
09/04/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183 Running list of amendments
09/04/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183(h) Amendment for Report
08/04/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183(g) Amendments for Report
07/04/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183(f) Amendment for Report
06/04/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183(e) Amendments for Report
26/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183(d) Amendment for Report
25/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183 Running list of amendments
25/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183(c) Amendments for Report
24/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183 Running list of amendments
24/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183(b) Amendment for Report
18/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 183(a) Amendment for Report
16/03/2021
Bill
HL Bill 183 (as amended in Committee)
16/03/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
16/03/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
15/03/2021
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Grimstone to Lord Lansley regarding issues raised in the Bill committee stage debate: control of entities by stages
15/03/2021
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Grimstone to Lord Grantchester regarding issues raised in the committee stage: extraterritorial application of Clause 7, and qualifying entities and assets
11/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165-III Third marshalled list for Committee
09/03/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
09/03/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
08/03/2021
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Bloomfield to Lord Hodgson and others regarding issues raised during the Committee Stage of the Bill: orders made by the Secretary of State, notifiable acquisition regulations
04/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165-II Second marshalled list for Grand Committee
03/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165-I(b) Amendments for Grand Committee (for Second Marshalled List)
02/03/2021
Committee stage (Lords)
02/03/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
02/03/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
01/03/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165-I(a) Amendments for Grand Committee (for Second Marshalled List)
25/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee
25/02/2021
Delegated Powers Memorandum
National Security and Investment Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum
24/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(m) Amendments for Grand Committee
24/02/2021
Amendment papers
HL Bill 165 Running list of amendments (PDF)
23/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(l) Amendment for Grand Committee
22/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(k) Amendments for Grand Committee
22/02/2021
Select Committee report
35th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
19/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(j) Amendments for Grand Committee
17/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(i) Amendments for Grand Committee
16/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(h) Amendments for Grand Committee
15/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(g) Amendments for Grand Committee
12/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(f) Amendment for Grand Committee
11/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(e) Amendment for Grand Committee
10/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(d) Amendments for Grand Committee
09/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(c) Amendments for Grand Committee
08/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(b) Amendments for Grand Committee
05/02/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 165(a) Amendments for Grand Committee
04/02/2021
2nd reading (Lords)
28/01/2021
Library Notes
National Security and Investment Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
21/01/2021
Delegated Powers Memorandum
National Security and Investment Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
21/01/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings for 20 January 2021
20/01/2021
1st reading (Lords)
20/01/2021
3rd reading (Commons)
20/01/2021
Report stage (Commons)
20/01/2021
Bill
HL Bill 165 (as introduced)
20/01/2021
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 165 Explanatory Notes
20/01/2021
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 20 January 2021
20/01/2021
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 20 January 2021 - (large version) (PDF)
20/01/2021
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 20 January 2021 - (large version)
19/01/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2021
19/01/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker's provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 20 January 2021 (PDF)
19/01/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker's provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 20 January 2021
18/01/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 15 January 2021
15/01/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 14 January 2021
14/12/2020
Committee Debates: compilation pdf of all sittings (Commons)
14/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 11 December 2020
14/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Nadhim Zahawi MP to Chi Onwurah MP regarding questions raised during the National Security and Investment Bill committee stage: information gateways in the Bill
11/12/2020
Committee Debate: 12th sitting (Commons)
11/12/2020
Committee Debate: 11th sitting (Commons)
11/12/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Law Society of Scotland (NSIB04)
11/12/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Alternative Investment Management Association Ltd (AIMA) (NSIB05)
11/12/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Taylor Wessing LLP (NSIB06)
11/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 10 December 2020
11/12/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings at Public Bill Committee Stage
10/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 December 2020
09/12/2020
Committee Debate: 9th sitting (Commons)
09/12/2020
Committee Debate: 10th sitting (Commons)
09/12/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Joint Working Party of the Company Law Committees of the City of London Law Society and the Law Society of England and Wales (NSIB03)
09/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 8 December 2020
09/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Nadhim Zahawi MP to Chi Onwurah MP regarding clauses 25 and 26 as raised during the Public Bill Committee (tenth sitting) of the National Security and Investment Bill
09/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 10 December 2020 (PDF)
09/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 10 December 2020
08/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 December 2020
07/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Nadhim Zahawi MP to Chi Onwurah MP regarding questions raised during the National Security and Investment Bill committee stage about clauses 13 and 15 to 18
07/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Nadhim Zahawi MP to Peter Grant MP regarding the National Security and Investment Bill committee stage: questions raised about clause 11
07/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Nadhim Zahawi MP to Julian Lewis MP regarding issues raised following the National Security and Investment Bill second reading debate
07/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 8 December 2020 (PDF)
07/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 8 December 2020
04/12/2020
Committee Debate: 8th sitting (Commons)
04/12/2020
Committee Debate: 7th sitting (Commons)
04/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 3 December 2020
03/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 December 2020
03/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Nadhim Zahawi MP to Alan Whitehead MP regarding an issue raised during the Committee Stage (sixth sitting): paragraph 6 of Schedule 1
02/12/2020
Committee Debate: 6th sitting (Commons)
02/12/2020
Committee Debate: 5th sitting (Commons)
02/12/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Dentons UK and Middle East LLP (NSIB01)
02/12/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: The Law Society of England and Wales (NSIB02)
02/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 1 December 2020
02/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 3 December 2020 (PDF)
02/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 3 December 2020
01/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 December 2020
30/11/2020
Committee Debate: 4th sitting (Commons)
30/11/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 27 November 2020
27/11/2020
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting (Commons)
27/11/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 26 November 2020
27/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 1 December 2020 (PDF)
27/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments (PDF)
27/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 1 December 2020
26/11/2020
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 November 2020
25/11/2020
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting (Commons)
25/11/2020
Committee Debate: 1st sitting (Commons)
25/11/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 24 November 2020
24/11/2020
Human rights memorandum
Human Rights Memorandum prepared by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
24/11/2020
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 November 2020
24/11/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF)
24/11/2020
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
24/11/2020
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF)
24/11/2020
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
20/11/2020
Press notices
Have your say on the National Security and Investment Bill
17/11/2020
2nd reading (Commons)
17/11/2020
Programme motion
17/11/2020
Money resolution
16/11/2020
Briefing papers
House of Commons Library briefing paper
11/11/2020
1st reading (Commons)
11/11/2020
Bill
Bill 210 2019-21, as introduced
11/11/2020
Bill
Bill 210 2019-21, as introduced - large print
11/11/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 210 EN 2019-21
11/11/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 210 EN 2019-21 - large print