Sexually-motivated Manslaughter (Sentencing) Bill 2022-23

amend the Sentencing Code to provide for a minimum sentence for cases of manslaughter which are sexually-motivated.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Sexually-motivated Manslaughter (Sentencing) Bill was a Presentation Bill tabled by Laura Farris.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2022-23 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Laura Farris), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.

So is this going to become a law?

No. This Bill did not complete it's passage before the Session completed and is no longer before Parliament. However, it may have been re-introduced under a similar name in a subsequent Session.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Presentation Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: Friday 24th March 2023 - 2nd reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 40%

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

24th March 2023
2nd reading (Commons)
20th June 2022
1st reading (Commons)