HC Deb 24 November 1960 vol 630 c122W
45. Mr. Mayhew

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been drawn to the recent decision of the House of Lords in Director of Public Prosecutions versus Smith; and whether he will amend the Homicide Act, 1957, in such a way to confine murder to acts committed with intent to kill.

Mr. R. A. Butler

I am aware of the decision to which the hon. Member refers. I have no proposals for legislation to amend the Homicide Act, 1957, at present in contemplation.

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