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Companies Act 2006

Parliamentary History

1730.The following table sets out the dates and Hansard references for each stage of this Act’s passage through Parliament.

StageDateHansard reference
House of Lords
First Reading 1 November 2005, HL Bill 34Vol. 675, Col. 127
Second Reading 11 January 2006Vol. 677, Cols. 180-249
Grand Committee 30 January, 1, 6, 9, 27 February, 1, 7, 14, 15, 20, 28, 30 March, 25 April 2006, reprinted HL Bill 98Vol. 678, Cols. GC1-GC64, GC119-GC176, GC237-GC296, GC 321-GC382, Vol. 679, Cols. GC1-GC62, GC121-GC188, GC263-GC324, GC395-GC466, GC467-GC532, Vol. 680, Cols. GC1-GC70, GC285-GC356, GC357-GC440, Vol. 681, Cols. GC61-GC100
Report 9, 10, 16 May 2006, reprinted HL Bill 108Vol. 681, Cols. 777-898, 912-1034, Vol. 682, Cols. 141-253
Third Reading 23 May 2006Vol. 682, Cols. 709-797
House of Commons
First Reading24 May 2006, reprinted Bill 190Votes and proceedings
Second Reading 6 June 2006Vol. 447, Cols. 122-223
Committee 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 June, 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 July 2006, reprinted Bill 218Hansard Standing Committee D
Report and Third Reading 17, 18, 19 October 2006Vol. 450, Cols. 743-838, 881-980, 1030-1108
House of Lords
Consideration of Commons Amendments 3 November 2006, HL Bill 155Vol. 686, Cols. 428-510
House of Commons
Lords Reasons for insisting on certain of their amendments to which the Commons have disagreed, considered 6 November 2006, Bill 245Vol. 451, Cols. 667-676
Royal Assent – 8 November 2006House of Lords Hansard Vol 686 Col 750
House of Commons Hansard Vol 451 Col 825

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