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Acts of Parliament Green and White Papers WHITE PAPERS are issued by the Government as statements of policy, and often set out proposals for legislative changes, which may be debated before a Bill is introduced. Some White Papers may invite comments. GREEN PAPERS set out for discussion, proposals which are still at a formative stage. Green Papers Shaping the Future of Care Together sets out a vision for a new care and support system. The Green Paper highlights the challenges faced by the current system and the need for radical reform, to develop a National Care Service that is fair, simple and affordable for everyone. The consultation will run from 14 July 2009 to 13 November 2009. ...read more.


in public o Introduces a new mandatory code of practice for alcohol sales o Amends the criminal asset recovery scheme established under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 o Changes the arrangements for airport security and policing. * The date the Bill received its first reading is 18/12/2008 * The date the Bill received its second reading 19/01/2009 * The Bill was in the Committee Stage from 27/01/2009 until 26/02/2009 * The Bill received its third reading in the House of Commons on the 19/05/2009 and was passed. * The Bill is currently at its third reading in the House of Lords. A Bill That Came Into Act of Parliament in 2008-09 Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 * This type of Bill is a Government Bill and was introduced by Lord West of Spithead, ...read more.


Other amendments relate to the children of foreign and Commonwealth members of the armed forces and to the registration as British citizens of children born abroad to British mothers before 7 February 1961 o Introduces powers to control all those arriving in the UK from another part of the Common Travel Area. Other changes relate to restrictions on studying in the UK, powers to take fingerprints, and detention at ports in Scotland o Allows judicial review applications in immigration and nationality cases to be heard by the new Upper Tribunal instead of the High Court o Introduces a new duty on the UK Border Agency to safeguard the welfare of children. * It from 14.01.09 to 20.07.09 to become an Act of Parliament * The Act of Parliament came into force on the 21st July 2009 ...read more.

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