§ Lord Windlesham
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What decisions have been reached on introducing legislation to reform the law on non-fatal offences against the person, as recommended by the Law Commission; and [HL4429]
When they intend to repeal any archaic and unclear provisions of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.[HL4430]
§ Lord Bassam of Brighton
We hope to make an announcement soon outlining our proposals for reforming the law on non-fatal offences against the person following the proposals made by the Law Commission.