“The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 – Its Efficacy and Utilisation Over the Last 11 Years” – An Article by Michael Mather-Lees QC

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The Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007 (the Act), was designed to create a statutory offence, facilitating the prosecution of corporations and other bodies (organisations), and to cure the problems inherent in the “identification principle” that made the common law offence of gross negligence manslaughter, by bodies corporate, evidentially difficult to prosecute.

Michael Mather-Lees QC explores the extent of its efficacy and the utilisation of the act in the last 11 years

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