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Digital Economy Act 2010

Hansard References

220.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
Introduction19 November 2009Vol. 715 Col. 27
Second Reading2 December 2009Vol. 715 Col. 743
Committee6, 12, 18, 20, and 26 January and 3 and 8 February 2010Vol. 716 Cols. 145, 402, 788, 1009 and 1301
Vol. 717 Cols. 223 and 513
Report1, 3 and 8 March 2010Vol. 717 Cols. 1217 and 1453
Vol. 718 Col. 12
Third Reading15 March 2010Vol. 718 Col. 457
House of Commons
Introduction16 March 2010None
Second Reading6 April 2010Vol. 508 Col. 836
Committee7 April 2010Vol. 508 Col. 1106
Third reading7 April 2010Vol. 508 Col. 1144
House of Lords
Consideration of Commons Amendments8 April 2010Vol. 718 Col. 1713
Royal Assent – 8 April 2010House of Lords Hansard Vol. 718 Col. 1738
House of Commons Hansard Vol. 508 Col. 1256

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