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Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act 2020

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Robert Buckland
Ministry of Justice
Baroness Scott of Bybrook
Ministry of Justice

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

Last events

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act 2020 (c. 19) 04.11.2020

Latest news on the Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act 2020

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 4 November. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

 

Summary of the Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act 2020

To require the Parole Board to take into account any failure by a prisoner serving a sentence for unlawful killing or for taking or making an indecent image of a child to disclose information about the victim.

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