The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

In 1997 the newly elected Labour government made a manifesto promise to introduce legislation to reform the law of corporate manslaughter. In July 2007 it finally delivered on that promise and the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act received the Royal Assent on 26 July 2007. The legislation commenced on the 6 April 2008.

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