The Alan Turing Law
, or just Turing's Law
, refers to a provision of the Policing and Crime Act 2016
which gave an automatic pardon to deceased men convicted of offences which would no longer be against the law. It takes its name from Alan Turing
, who is thought to have killed himself after being convicted of gross indecency
. The Act became law on 31 January 2017.
- ↑ Policing and Crime Bill.