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

Passed first reading 01 July 2020, now with the Justice Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 29 January 2021

Member of Parliament responsible

Louise Upston

Bill type

Member's bill


All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 53
Ref 129-1
Introduced 4 April 2019
First reading 1 July 2020
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 29 January 2021
Divided No

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