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Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill [HL] 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Bishop of St Albans

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 | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 32 (as introduced) (PDF) 16.01.2020

Latest news on the Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill [HL] 2019-21

First reading took place on 16 January. 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 yet to be scheduled.

Summary of the Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill [HL] 2019-21

A Bill to require the coroner or jury at an inquest to record an opinion as to gambling addiction and any other relevant factors in a case of death by suicide; and for connected purposes.

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