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Public Authority (Accountability) Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2016-17

Last updated: 28 April 2017 at 15:08

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To set a requirement on public institutions, public servants and officials and on those carryingout functions on their behalf to act in the public interest and with candour and frankness; todefine the public law duty on them to assist courts, official inquiries and investigations; toenable victims to enforce such duties; to create offences for the breach of certain duties; toprovide funding for victims and their relatives in certain proceedings before the courts and atofficial inquiries and investigations; and for connected purposes.


Andy Burnham

Current version of the Bill

29 March 2017

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