Policy paper

Twelfth programme of law reform

This programme of law reform will run from July 2014.


Twelfth Programme of Law Reform

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The following projects have been selected for the Law Commission’s 12th programme of law reform:

  • Bills of sale
  • Firearms
  • The form and accessibility of the law applicable in Wales
  • Land registration
  • Mental capacity and detention
  • Planning and development control in Wales
  • Protecting consumer prepayments on retailer insolvency
  • Sentencing procedure
  • Wills

The 12th Programme was put together following an extensive public consultation throughout England and Wales, which resulted in over 250 proposals for law reform projects from 180 consultees.

Further information on this programme of law reform is available on the Law Commission website

Published 23 July 2014