Rights for Victims of Insane Offenders Bill

About this bill

This bill changes the formal finding of the court to provide victims with the acknowledgment that the offender was proven to have acted grievously, even if they lacked the intent to be guilty of the action.

Current status

Royal Assent given 13 December 2021.
Enacted as the Rights for Victims of Insane Offenders Act 2021 (2021/55)

Member of Parliament responsible

Louise Upston

Bill type

Member's bill


All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 53
Ref 129-3
Introduced 4 April 2019
First reading 1 July 2020
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 29 January 2021
Select Committee report back 19 November 2021
Second reading 12 May 2021
Committee of the whole House 8 December 2021
Third reading 8 December 2021
Royal Assent 13 December 2021
Enacted as Rights for Victims of Insane Offenders Act 2021 (2021/55)
Divided No

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