Corporate manslaughter charge

Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings became the first company to be convicted of the new offence of corporate manslaughter on 15th February 2011.  The press release is on the CPS website at http://www.cps.gov.uk/news/press_releases/107_11/

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act (2007), which came into force in 2008, is available from the LexisLibrary database.

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