Criminal Law: Involuntary Manslaughter

Current project status

  • Initiation: Could include discussing scope and terms of reference with lead Government Department
  • Pre-consultation: Could include approaching interest groups and specialists, producing scoping and issues papers, finalising terms of project
  • Consultation: Likely to include consultation events and paper, making provisional proposals for comment
  • Policy development: Will include analysis of consultation responses. Could include further issues papers and consultation on draft Bill
  • Reported: Usually recommendations for law reform but can be advice to government, scoping report or other recommendations

Our recommendations were implemented in part in the Corporate Manslaugher and Corporate Homicide Act 2007. See also our project on Murder, Manslaughter and Infanticide

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Area of law

Criminal law