Unlawful Killing (Recovery of Remains) Bill 2016-17

establish a presumption against eligibility for parole in cases where a person, convicted of unlawfully killing another person, has not provided relevant knowledge in their possession for the purposes of facilitating the location and recovery of the remains of the victim; to create a separate offence of withholding such information; to make provision about the available sentences for such an offence; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

What is this Bill?

The Unlawful Killing (Recovery of Remains) Bill was a Ten Minute Rule Bill tabled by Conor McGinn.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2016-17 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

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

What type of Bill is this?

A Ten Minute Rule Bill is a process of tabling a bill, where an MP has 10 minutes to advocate for their legislation to the Commons and the Minister responsible.

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: Ten Minute Rule Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Briefing papers All Bill Debates

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

Last Event: Tuesday 11th October 2016 - 1st reading: House of Commons

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
Briefing paper