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Unlawful Killing (Recovery of Remains) Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2016-17

Last updated: 28 April 2017 at 15:06

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Long title

A Bill to establish a presumption against eligibility for parole in cases where a person, convicted of unlawfully killing another person, has not provided relevant knowledge in their possession for the purposes of facilitating the location and recovery of the remains of the victim; to create a separate offence of withholding such information; to make provision about the available sentences for such an offence; and for connected purposes.


Conor McGinn
St Helens North

Current version of the Bill

1 February 2017

Bill passage

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