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Violent Crime (Sentences) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2017-19

Last updated: 19 September 2019 at 14:39

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Long title

A Bill to increase the minimum custodial sentence on conviction for possession of a knife or other offensive weapon for an offender aged 18 years or over and to increase the minimum period of detention and training order for a person aged 16 or 17; to set a minimum custodial sentence on conviction for an offender in possession of a knife or other weapon and intending to commit any offence or having such a weapon available to use in committing murder; and for connected purposes.

Sponsor

Keith Vaz
Labour
Leicester East

Current version of the Bill

22 October 2018
Commons

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
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