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Victims of Crime Etc (Rights, Entitlements and Related Matters) Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2015-16

Last updated: 13 May 2016 at 12:23

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Long title

A Bill to make further provision about the duties and responsibilities of the Victims’ Commissioner and about the Victims’ Code; to require victims’ services plans for each police service area; to establish a duty to report suspected child abuse by those working in regulated activities, a code of practice on the recording of allegations, a right of appeal by victims against a decision to cease a criminal investigation, and standards for the review of open or reopened homicide cases; to make provision about court procedures relating to vulnerable victims and witnesses; and for connected purposes.


Keir Starmer
Holborn and St Pancras

Current version of the Bill

28 January 2016

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