Hares (Closed Season) Bill 2021-22

establish a closed season during which the killing or taking of hares is prohibited; to repeal the seasonal prohibition of the sale of hares in the Hares Preservation Act 1892; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Hares (Closed Season) Bill is a Presentation Bill tabled by Richard Fuller.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 13 December 2021 and is currently before Parliament.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Richard Fuller), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.

So is this going to become a law?

Presentation Bills are extremely unlikely to become law. Unless the Bill receives unanimous support from MPs and can pass 2nd Reading in the Commons without debate, it will not proceed further in the Bill process.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Presentation Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page

Next Event: 21 Jan 2022 - 2nd reading (Commons)

Last Event: 13 Dec 2021 - 1st reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Latest Key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

2nd reading (Commons)
Bill 217 2021-22 (as introduced)
1st reading (Commons)