Civil Aviation Bill

Civil Aviation Bill

Civil Aviation Bill The Civil Aviation Bill was introduced on 9 June 2005. It was debated at the second reading stage on 27 June and has passed to the House of Lords. The Bill aims to strengthen and clarify powers to control aircraft noise and emissions, in line with the commitments given in the Government’s White Paper, “The Future of Air Transport,” which was published in December 2003. The Bill […]

Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill

Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill

The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act received Royal Assent on 7 April 2005. The Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill had its committee stage in the House of Lords on Tuesday 5 April and its report stage and third reading in the Lords on Wednesday 6 April. The Bill was amended at report stage to include provisions from the Road Safety Bill on roadside evidential breath testing and access […]

Road Safety and Parking Bill 2005

Road Safety and Parking Bill 2005

Road Safety and Parking Bill 2005

Traffic Management Bill

Traffic Management Bill

The Traffic Management Bill Received Royal Assent on 22 July 2004. The House of Commons will considered Lords Amendments to the Traffic Management Bill on 15 July 2004 and reinstated the previous amendments removed by the Lords. The Traffic Management Bill received its third reading in the House of Lords on 8 July 2004. Raising the motorway speed limit to 80 mph was discussed but not approved (see PACTS Parliamentary […]

Criminal Justice Act 2003

Criminal Justice Act 2003

The Criminal Justice Bill had its Third Reading in the House of Commons on 17 November 2003.  The issue of Corporate Killing will be debated with New Clauses 11 and 12 tabled by Andrew Dismore MP.  In August 2000, PACTS responded to the government consultation “Reforming the Law on Involuntary Manslaughter”.  A copy of our response is available here.  In its response PACTS supported the introduction of a new offence […]