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The 2022 Commonwealth Games will take place in Birmingham between 27 July and 7 August 2022.

The Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] 2019-20 was introduced in the House of Commons on 24 October 2019. The Bill would bring forward temporary measures to support the delivery of the 2022 Games. The measures would:

  • enable the Government to provide financial assistance to the Organising Committee for the Games;
  • criminalise the unauthorised resale of Games tickets;
  • create criminal offences for unauthorised trading and advertising in specified Games locations;
  • prohibit unauthorised association with the Games;
  • ensure road regulation for Games purposes and effective coordination between the relevant transport and traffic authorities.

The Bill was originally introduced in the House of Lords on 5 June 2019. The Bill has been carried over to the current session. A date for second reading in the Commons has not been announced.

The Bill, Explanatory Notes, and documents relating to the Bill are available from the parliamentary website.

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