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Genocide Determination Bill [HL]

Volume 822: debated on Wednesday 8 June 2022

First Reading

A Bill to provide for the High Court in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Court of Session in Scotland to make preliminary determinations concerning the undertakings made by the United Kingdom as a Contracting Party to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (“Genocide Convention”) under international law; for the referral of such determinations to relevant international courts or organisations; for response to reports on genocide; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by Lord Alton of Liverpool, read a first time and ordered to be printed.