Unlawful Killing (Recovery of Remains) Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 11 October, 2016 | 11.10.2016
- 2nd reading: House of Commons | 12.05.2017
|Bill 73 2016-17 (as introduced) | PDF version, 84KB||01.02.2017|
Latest news on the Unlawful Killing (Recovery of Remains) Bill 2016-17
This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 11 October 2016 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. If you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Conor McGinn.
Summary of the Unlawful Killing (Recovery of Remains) Bill 2016-17A Bill to establish a presumption against eligibility for parole in cases where a person, convicted of unlawfully killing another person, has not provided relevant knowledge in their possession for the purposes of facilitating the location and recovery of the remains of the victim; to create a separate offence of withholding such information; to make provision about the available sentences for such an offence; and for connected purposes.
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