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Crime (Aggravated Murder of and Violence Against Women) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Nusrat Ghani

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

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Latest news on the Crime (Aggravated Murder of and Violence Against Women) Bill 2016-17

This Bill has been withdrawn and will not progress any further.

The Bill had its first reading on 31 January 2017 through the Ten Minute Rule procedure. The second reading was expected on Friday 24 March 2017 but was withdrawn.

 

If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsoring Member, Nusrat Ghani.

 

Summary of the Crime (Aggravated Murder of and Violence Against Women) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to make provision about the aggravated murder of, and aggravated domestic violence against, women, who are citizens of the United Kingdom, outside the United Kingdom; to prohibit the use of the term honour killing in official publications; to require the Government to arrange for, and meet from public funds the costs of, the repatriation of the bodies of female citizens of the United Kingdom who are victims of aggravated murder outside the United Kingdom and the provision of assistance to female citizens of the United Kingdom who are victims of aggravated domestic violence outside the United Kingdom in order to enable them to return to the United Kingdom; to provide for the prosecution in the United Kingdom in certain circumstances of citizens of the United Kingdom who commit the aggravated murder of, or threaten or incite domestic violence against, women, who are citizens of the United Kingdom, outside the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

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