Proposal for a draft Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2019 Contents



1 Introduction

The declaration of incompatibility

Role of the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Matters for consideration

Legislative history

The Government’s approach

2 Procedural requirements

Compelling reasons and use of remedial power

Use of non-urgent procedure

Required information

3 Remedying the incompatibility

Does the proposed draft Order remedy the incompatibility?

4 Other matters arising


Qualifying time period

Shared damages

Statutory list of eligible claimants

General approach to damages



Declaration of Interests1

Formal minutes

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: by authority of the House of Commons