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Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Bill 2013-14
A Bill to consolidate certain enactments relating to co-operative societies, community benefit societies and other societies registered or treated as registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965, with amendments to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission.
The Bill was introduced to Parliament on 18 December 2013 by Lord Newby, where it was read for the first time and ordered to be printed. The second reading took place on 13 January 2014. After a short debate, the Bill was passed to the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills for further scrutiny.
Committee stage for the Bill was due to be held on 4 March 2014. However, an order of recommitment was discharged. Therefore, the Bill passed the committee stage, without debate.
The third reading was scheduled for 11 March 2014. However, the Bill was passed to the House of Commons without debate.
The House of Commons first reading for the Bill also took place on 11 March 2014. The Bill was read for the first time and ordered to be printed.
The remaining stages of the Bill took place on 17 March 2014. The Bill was read for a second time, not committed, read for the third time and passed without amendment. All without debate.