Trade Bills

Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill

The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill passed it’s Second Reading on Monday 8 January 2018 in the House of Commons and is currently at the Committee Stage in a Public Bill Committee. This stage is scheduled to conclude by Thursday 1 February 2018

A Public Bill Committee (PBC) is a committee set up by the House of Commons to examine the details of a particular Bill. All Bills, other than Money Bills, are automatically sent to a Public Bill Committee following their second reading unless they are committed to a committee of the Whole House. The composition of the committees must match the size of the parties in the House.

Summary of the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to impose and regulate a duty of customs by reference to the importation of goods into the United Kingdom; to confer a power to impose and regulate a duty of customs by reference to the export of goods from the United Kingdom; to make other provision in relation to any duty of customs in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU; to amend the law relating to value added tax, and the law relating to any excise duty on goods, in connection with that withdrawal; and for connected purposes.

Bill 128 2017-2019 (as introduced) (pdf)

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Bill documents — Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill 2017-19

Trade Bill 2017-19

The Trade Bill 2017-19 was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on Tuesday 7 November 2017. The Bill then passed its second reading on Tuesday 9 January 2018 and is currently undergoig scrutiny in a Public Bill Committee. This stage is scheduled to conclude by Thursday 1 February 2018

Summary of the Trade Bill 2017-19

Make provision about the implementation of international trade agreements; to make provision establishing the Trade Remedies Authority and conferring functions on it; and to make provision about the collection and disclosure of information relating to trade.

Bill 122 2017-19 (as introduced) (pdf)

Trade Bill

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Bill documents — Trade Bill 2017-19