Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint Committee)

– in the House of Commons at 6:54 pm on 19 February 2019.

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That this House concurs with the Lords Message of Tuesday 23 October 2018, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill presented to both Houses on Monday 23 July 2018 (Cm 9635).


That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with a committee to be appointed by the Lords for this purpose;

That the Committee should report on the draft Bill by Friday 10 May 2019;

That the Committee shall have power:

(i) to send for persons, papers and records;

(ii) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;

(iii) to report from time to time;

(iv) to appoint specialist advisers; and

(v) to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom.

That the quorum of the Committee shall be two; and

That Peter Aldous, Emma Dent Coad, Mark Menzies, Mark Pawsey, Lloyd Russell-Moyle and Alison Thewliss be members of the Committee.—(Rebecca Harris.)