Minutes for 20 February 2019
Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill A message was brought from the Commons that they concur with the resolution of this House of 23 October 2018 relating to a Joint Committee to consider and report on the draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill presented to both Houses on 23 July 2018 (Cm 9635) and that they have ordered: That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with a Committee 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.