Proposed Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill


Richard Baker

Draft Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to redefine the offence of culpable homicide in terms of causing death by recklessness or gross negligence, and to define the circumstances in which office-holders in organisations (including certain public bodies) can be guilty of the offence.

Lodged 5 December 2014

Accompanied by: Consultation document (424KB pdf)

Consultation closing date: 16 March 2015 (Originally 9 March 2015)

Consultation closed 

Final Proposal

Right to introduce Member's Bill secured?

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?