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Restore Capital Punishment

Responsible department: Ministry of Justice

We petition the government to review all treaties and international commitments which may inhibit the ability of Parliament to restore capital punishment. Following this review, the Ministry of Justice should map out the necessary legislative steps which will be required to restore the death penalty for the murder of children and police officers when killed in the line of duty.

The findings of the review and the necessary substantive legislation to be presented to House of Commons for debate no later than 12 months after this petition passes the acceptance threshold.


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Number of signatures:
26,351
Created by:
Paul Staines
Closing:
04/02/2012 10:23