Government to introduce statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions

Published on July 14, 2021 - Duration: 01:39s

Government to introduce statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions

The Government has announced plans for a statute of limitations which would end all prosecutions of ex-paramilitaries and former members of the security forces in Troubles-related cases in Northern Ireland.Secretary of State Brandon Lewis told the Commons he plans to bring the legislation to Parliament in the autumn.


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