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.
Royal Assent given 13 December 2021.
Enacted as the Rights for Victims of Insane Offenders Act 2021 (2021/55)
|Bill type||Member's bill|
|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)|
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