Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Act 2021


make provision about matters attributable to coronavirus that may not be taken account of in making certain determinations for the purposes of non-domestic rating; and to make provision in connection with the disqualification of directors of companies that are dissolved without becoming insolvent.

What is this Bill?

The Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Act 2021 was a Government Bill that became an Act of Parliament.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill was introduced on 12 May 2021 and became an Act of Parliament on 15 December 2021.

Whose idea is this Bill?

Government Bills implement the legislative agenda of the Government. This agenda, and the Bills that will implement it, are outlined in the Queen's Speech at the Session's State Opening of Parliament.

How can I find out exactly what this Bill does?

The most straightforward information is contained in the initial Explanatory Notes for the Bill.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Act of Parliament, Government Bills, Process of a Bill

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

15/12/2021
Royal Assent (Commons)
15/12/2021
Act of Parliament
Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Act 2021 (c. 34)
08/12/2021
3rd reading (Lords)
01/12/2021
Report stage (Lords)
29/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50-R-I Marshalled list for Report
26/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50-R Running list of amendments
26/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50-R(c) Amendments for Report
25/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50-R Running list of amendments
25/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50-R(b) Amendments for Report
24/11/2021
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent motion agreed by the Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament
11/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50-R(a) Amendments for Report
10/11/2021
Committee stage (Lords)
08/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee
05/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50 Running list of amendments
05/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50(e) Amendments for Grand Committee
04/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50 Running list of amendments
04/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50(d) Amendments for Grand Committee
03/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50 Running list of amendments
03/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50(c) Amendments for Grand Committee
28/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50 Running list of amendments
28/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50(b) Amendments for Grand Committee
21/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 50(a) Amendment for Grand Committee
19/10/2021
2nd reading (Lords)
18/10/2021
Select Committee report
8th Report of the Delegated Powers Committee
30/09/2021
Briefing papers
Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill
10/09/2021
1st reading (Lords)
10/09/2021
Bill
HL Bill 50 (as introduced)
10/09/2021
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 50 Explanatory Notes
10/09/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 9 September 2021
10/09/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
10/09/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
09/09/2021
3rd reading (Commons)
09/09/2021
Report stage (Commons)
09/09/2021
Programme motion
09/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 9 September 2021
09/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 9 September 2021 (large print version)
09/09/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 9 September 2021
08/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 8 September 2021
07/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 7 September 2021
02/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 2 September 2021
09/07/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by R3, the insolvency and restructuring trade body (RDDB05)
09/07/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Philip Clarkson BSc FRICS IRRV (Hons), Director - Rating, Lambert Smith Hampton (RDDB04)
09/07/2021
Written evidence
Supplementary written evidence submitted by the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (IRRV) (RDDB06)
08/07/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 July 2021
08/07/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 8 July 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
07/07/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (IRRV) (RDDB02)
07/07/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Anton Smith, Partner, Ashton Bond Gigg solicitors (RDDB01)
07/07/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Paul Sewell BSc, Managing Director of The Machinery Users' Association Inc (RDDB03)
07/07/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 7 July 2021
07/07/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 8 July 2021
06/07/2021
Committee stage (Commons)
06/07/2021
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting (Commons)
06/07/2021
Committee Debate: 1st sitting (Commons)
06/07/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 July 2021
30/06/2021
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative Consent Motion - Letter to Mr J Benger and Mr E Ollard, 30 June 2021
29/06/2021
Press notices
Have your say on the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill
28/06/2021
2nd reading (Commons)
28/06/2021
Programme motion
28/06/2021
Commons Hansard Daily Report
2nd Reading - Commons Hansard link
11/06/2021
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Insolvency Service (Exec agency of BEIS)
04/06/2021
Briefing papers
Briefing paper on Second Reading
12/05/2021
1st reading (Commons)
12/05/2021
Bill
Bill 011 2021-22 (as introduced)
12/05/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 011 EN 2021-22
12/05/2021
Bill
Bill 011 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
12/05/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 011 EN 2021-22 - large print
12/05/2021
Bill
Bill 011 2021-22 (as introduced)
12/05/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 011 EN 2021-22
12/05/2021
Bill
Bill 011 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
12/05/2021
Bill
Bill 011 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
12/05/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 011 EN 2021-22 - large print
12/05/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 011 EN 2021-22 - large print