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Genocide Determination Bill [HL] 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Alton of Liverpool

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 49 (as introduced) | PDF version, 63KB 13.06.2016

Latest news on the Genocide Determination Bill [HL] 2016-17

First reading took place on 13 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

The 2016-2017 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Genocide Determination Bill [HL] 2016-17

A Bill to provide for the High Court of England and Wales to make a preliminary finding on cases of alleged genocide; and for the subsequent referral of such findings to the International Criminal Court or a special tribunal.

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