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Proposed Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill

Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour

This is a proposal for a Member’s Bill

Draft proposal

Date lodged: 07 November 2018

A proposal for a Bill to amend the law of culpable homicide to ensure that where loss of life is caused by the recklessness or gross negligence of individuals, companies or organisations that, where proved, the wrongdoer can be convicted of the offence that reflects the appropriate seriousness and moral opprobrium of what occurred.

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Proposed Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill