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Wreck Removal Convention Act 2010-12

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Dr Thérèse Coffey
Baroness Stowell of Beeston

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011 c.8 12.07.2011

Latest news on the Bill

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 12 July. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Bill

The Nairobi International Convention for the Removal of Wrecks (ICRW) was adopted by the International Maritime Organisation in May 2007.

The Bill provides measures to enable the United Kingdom to ratify and implement the ICRW in the United Kingdom’s domestic law by the insertion of new sections and a Schedule into the Merchant Shipping Act 1995.

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