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Corporate Accountability and Safeguarding of Adults from Abuse and Neglect Bill 2012-13

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Paul Burstow

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

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Latest news on the Corporate Accountability and Safeguarding of Adults from Abuse and Neglect Bill 2012-13

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Summary of the Corporate Accountability and Safeguarding of Adults from Abuse and Neglect Bill 2012-13

A Bill to hold corporations criminally accountable for abuse and neglect in care settings; to make provision to compel any person or organisation to supply information to Adult Safeguarding Boards; and to introduce a new offence of corporate neglect whereby a corporate body can be found guilty if the way in which its activities are managed or organised by its board or senior management is a substantial element in the existence or possible occurrence of abuse or neglect.

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