Sentencing Act 2020


consolidate certain enactments relating to sentencing.

Government Bill

(Ministry of Justice)

Official Bill Page Initial Briefing papers Initial Library Notes All Bill Debates Debates Contributors

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

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
22/10/2020
Act of Parliament
22/10/2020
Briefing paper
22/09/2020

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

22/10/2020
Royal Assent: Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) (Commons)
22/10/2020
Royal Assent: Royal Assent (Hansard) (Commons)
22/10/2020
Act of Parliament
Sentencing Act 2020 (c. 17)
30/09/2020
3rd reading (Commons)
30/09/2020
2nd reading (Commons)
30/09/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent memorandum lodged by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Parliament
30/09/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent motion agreed by the Scottish Parliament
22/09/2020
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on the Bill
09/09/2020
1st reading (Commons)
09/09/2020
Bill
Bill 179 2019-21, as introduced
08/09/2020
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
08/09/2020
3rd reading (Hansard) (Lords)
08/09/2020
Bill
Bill 179 Table of Origins
08/09/2020
Bill
Bill 179 2019-21 - large font accessible version
29/07/2020
Order of Commitment discharged (Minutes of Proceedings)
29/07/2020
Order of Commitment discharged (Hansard)
21/07/2020
Relevant documents
Sentencing Bill [HL]: Drafter’s notes on the Sentencing Bill
21/07/2020
Relevant documents
Sentencing Bill [HL]: Notes about proposed amendments for Joint Committee
20/07/2020
Bill
HL Bill 127 (as amended by the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills)
20/07/2020
Bill
HL Bill 127 Table of Origins
20/07/2020
Bill
HL Bill 127 Table of Destinations
25/06/2020
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
25/06/2020
2nd reading (Hansard) (Lords)
17/03/2020
Library Notes
Sentencing Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages
05/03/2020
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings) (Lords)
05/03/2020
1st reading (Hansard) (Lords)
05/03/2020
Bill
HL Bill 105 (as introduced)
05/03/2020
Bill
HL Bill 105 Table of Origins