Thursday 3 July 2014

UK: Deregulation Bill - First reading in the House of Lords

The Deregulation Bill, introduced in the House of Commons in the previous session of Parliament, has now received its First reading in the House of Lords: see here. Second reading is scheduled for July 7. A copy of the Bill, as introduced in the Lords, is available here or here (pdf). Clauses 18, 19 and 20, together with Schedules 5 and 6, contain provisions concerning company and insolvency law. Further information is available in the explanatory notes produced to accompany the Bill's introduction in the Lords: see here or here (pdf).

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