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Victims of Crime (Rights, Entitlements, and Notification of Child Sexual Abuse) Bill [HL]

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

Originated in the House of Lords, Session 2017-19

Last updated: 10 September 2019 at 15:01

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Long title

A Bill to make provision for specifying new statutory rights and entitlements for victims of crime under the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime; to require elected local policing bodies to assess victims services; to increase the duties of the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses; to grant victims the right to request a review of a decision not to prosecute; to establish reviews in homicides where no criminal charge has been made; to create an obligation on professions to notify cases of possible victims of child sexual abuse; and for connected purposes


Baroness Brinton
Liberal Democrat
Life peer

Current version of the Bill

6 July 2017

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Lords
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
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