Proposed Post-Mortem Examinations (Defence Time-Limit) (Scotland) Bill

Lady Justice

Proposer

Gil Paterson MSP

Draft Proposal

A proposal for a Bill to make the right of defence counsel for a person accused of homicide to instruct a post-mortem examination of the alleged victim subject to an extendable time-limit in order to minimise delays and uncertainty for victims' families.

Lodged on 8 January 2019

Consultation closed 9 April 2019

Accompanied by: Consultation Document (348KB pdf)

The following link takes you to the online consultation via Smart Survey:

http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/PostMortemExaminations/

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