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Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL] 2017-19

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

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords | 08.09.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 3 (as introduced) | PDF version, 59KB 26.06.2017

Latest news on the Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL] 2017-19

First reading took place on 26 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 scheduled for 8 September.

Summary of the Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL] 2017-19

A Bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility

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