Proposed Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill


Claire Baker MSP

Draft Proposal 

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.

Lodged on 7 November 2018

Consultation closing date: 23 April 2019 (originally 15 February 2019)

Accompanied by: Consultation Document (336KB pdf)

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