Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill 2023-24


Make provision about the removal of certain migrants to the Republic of Rwanda.

Government Bill

(Home Office)
What is this Bill?

The Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill is a Government Bill tabled by a Minister of the Crown.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 07 December 2023 and is currently before Parliament.

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.

What type of Bill is this?

Government Bills are technically Presentation Bills, but the Government can use its legislative time to ensure the schedule of debates to scrutinise the Bill.

So is this going to become a law?

Though the Bill can be amended from its original form, the Bill will almost certainly be enacted in law before the end of the Session, or will be carried over to the subsequent Session.

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Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Ministerial Extracts from Debates All Bill Debates

Next Event: Monday 4th March 2024 - Report stage

Last Event: Monday 19th February 2024 - Committee stage part two (Lords)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords - 80%

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
19/02/2024
Explanatory Note
18/01/2024

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

6th March 2024
Report stage (Lords)
4th March 2024
Report stage (Lords)
23rd February 2024
Select Committee report
4th Report of the International Agreements Committee
23rd February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41-R(d) Amendments for Report
23rd February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41-R Running list of amendments
22nd February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41-R(c) Amendments for Report
21st February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41-R(b) Amendments for Report
20th February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41-R(a) Amendments for Report
19th February 2024
Committee stage part two (Lords)
19th February 2024
Committee stage part one (Lords)
19th February 2024
Committee stage: Minutes of Proceedings part two (Lords)
19th February 2024
Committee stage: Minutes of Proceedings part one (Lords)
15th February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41-III Third marshalled list for Committee
14th February 2024
Committee stage (Lords)
14th February 2024
Committee stage: Minutes of Proceedings (Lords)
12th February 2024
Committee stage: Minutes of Proceedings (Lords)
12th February 2024
Committee stage (Lords)
12th February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41-II Second marshalled list for Committee
8th February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41-I Marshalled list for Committee
7th February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41(g) Amendments for Committee
6th February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41(f) Amendments for Committee
5th February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41(e) Amendments for Committee
2nd February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41(d) Amendments for Committee
1st February 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41(c) Amendments for Committee
31st January 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41(b) Amendments for Committee
30th January 2024
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 41(a) Amendments for Committee
29th January 2024
2nd readingMinutes of Proceddings (Lords)
29th January 2024
2nd reading (Lords)
25th January 2024
Briefing papers
Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill: HL Bill 41
25th January 2024
Select Committee report
8th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
18th January 2024
1st reading (Lords)
18th January 2024
1st reading: Minutes of Proceedings (Lords)
18th January 2024
Bill
HL Bill 41 (as brought from the Commons)
18th January 2024
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 41 Explanatory Notes
17th January 2024
3rd reading (Commons)
17th January 2024
Committee of the whole House day 2 (Commons)
17th January 2024
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means - 17 January 2024
17th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 17 January 2024
17th January 2024
Bill proceedings: Commons
Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 17 January 2024
16th January 2024
Committee of the whole House Day 1 (Commons)
16th January 2024
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means - 16 January 2024
16th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 January 2024
15th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 15 January 2024
12th January 2024
Briefing papers
Research Briefing on legal commentary
12th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 12 January 2024
11th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2024
10th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 10 January 2024
10th January 2024
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means
20th December 2023
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 20 December 2023
15th December 2023
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 15 December 2023
13th December 2023
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2023
12th December 2023
2nd reading (Commons)
12th December 2023
Programme motion
12th December 2023
Relevant documents
Equality Impact Assessment from the Home Office - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill
12th December 2023
Relevant documents
Economic Note from the Home Office - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill
12th December 2023
Relevant documents
Policy Statement from the Home Office - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill
8th December 2023
Briefing papers
Research briefing on the Bill
7th December 2023
1st reading (Commons)
7th December 2023
Human rights memorandum
Human Rights Memorandum from the Home Office - December 2023
7th December 2023
Explanatory Notes
Bill 38 EN 2023-24
7th December 2023
Bill
Bill 38 2023-24 (as introduced)