Victims of Crime (Rights, Entitlements, and Notification of Child Sexual Abuse) Bill [HL] - First Reading

– in the House of Lords at 3:53 pm on 22nd January 2020.

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A Bill to make provision for specifying new statutory rights and entitlements for victims of crime under the victims’ code of practice; to require elected local policing bodies to assess victims’ services; to increase the duties of the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses; to grant victims the right to request a review of a decision not to prosecute; to establish reviews into homicides where no criminal charge has been made; to create an obligation on professions to notify cases of possible victims of child sexual abuse; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by Baroness Brinton, read a first time and ordered to be printed.