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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

  • 3rd reading: House of Lords 3rd reading: House of Lords | Date to be announced

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

On 19 December, the Bill reached committee stage in the Lords.

However, no changes were suggested to the Bill so the Bill goes directly to third reading. This procedure is known as "order of commitment discharged".

Third reading - a final chance to amend the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

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

A Bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility

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