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Protection of Adults in Care (Prevention of Harm and Exploitation) Bill 2006-07

Private Members' Bill - Introduced by Mr Paul Burstow

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
C C C C C L L L L L    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA

Related Business Papers

13 June 07 Bill 123 06-07PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
13 June 07 Bill 123 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Amend the Human Rights Act 1998 to extend the definition of public authority to include any body acting pursuant to a contract with a public body to perform a function of a public nature; to confer new functions on local authorities in relation to persons in need of care or protection provided by such authorities; and for connected purposes.

About Private Members' Bills

Private Members' Bills are Public Bills introduced by MPs and Lords who aren't government ministers. As with other Public Bills their purpose is to change the law as it applies to the general population

About Bill Stages

The procedure for passing the different types of Bills is broadly similar in both Houses. At a very simple level, a Bill must pass through several stages - in both Houses - to become an Act. Find out more about the passage of a bill.

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