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Criminal law news from UK Parliament.

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Domestic Abuse Bill becomes law
During the course of its progress through the House of Lords, members successfully campaigned to make changes to the draft law
28 April 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill completes passage through Parliament
Lords discuss timeframes for Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures notices as both Houses agree final text. Learn more
26 March 2021
House of Lords Podcast: fighting for change
Human rights and support for victims of crime are two of the causes this month’s guests campaign for in the Lords. Hear from Lord Alton of Liverpool and Baroness Newlove on what inspires them and how they fight for change in the House of Lords.
26 March 2021
Inquiry into new laws for covid-19 pandemic
Committee launches new inquiry into covid-19 and the criminal law
10 March 2021
Lords considers Commons changes to the covert intelligence bill
Members discuss safeguards for juveniles and powers of the Judicial Commissioner
10 February 2021
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Prisoners bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill becomes law following Royal Assent
04 November 2020
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Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill completes passage through both Houses
The bill will become law following Royal Assent
15 October 2020
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Safeguards needed to bolster justice in private prosecutions
The Justice Committee report on Private prosecutions: safeguards published
02 October 2020
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Committee again expresses deep concerns about security and policing measures post December
Committee writes again to Security Minister about future UK-EU security cooperation
22 July 2020
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Committee hears from legal sector representative bodies on COVID-19's impact on courts
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Thursday 9 July at 3.00pm
07 July 2020
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COVID-19 no excuse for ignoring the constitutional challenges of Brexit
The Constitution Committee publishes report on Brexit legislation: constitutional issues
09 June 2020
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Committee calls for evidence into COVID-19's impact on the courts
Constitution Committee launches call for evidence on COVID-19 and the courts inquiry
08 June 2020
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Lords discusses impact of Covid-19 on prisoners
Members debate offender rehabilitation programmes
24 April 2020
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Lords oral questions on 23 April
Government questioned in virtual proceeding
22 April 2020
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