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(b)    

the victim;

 

(c)    

if the offender is under 18 years of age, the offender’s parent/guardian;

 

(d)    

any co-defendant convicted in the case, whether or not at the same trial/

 

hearing;

 

(e)    

the probation service or, if the offender is under 18 years of age, the youth

 

offending team.’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

268

 

Clause  54,  page  39,  line  22,  leave out ‘(8)’ and insert ‘(9)’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

269

 

Clause  54,  page  39,  line  42,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

270

 

Clause  54,  page  39,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Where the court imposes a sentence that may only be imposed in the offender’s

 

case if the court is of the opinion mentioned in—

 

(a)    

section 148(1) of this Act (community sentence), or

 

(b)    

section 152(2) of this Act (discretionary custodial sentence),

 

    

the court must state why it is of that opinion.’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

244

 

Clause  54,  page  40,  line  9,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In the Armed Forces Act 2006—

 

(a)    

in section 252 (duty to give reasons and explain sentence), omit

 

subsection (2);

 

(b)    

in section 253 (duties in complying with section 252), omit subsections

 

(1)(a), (c) and (d) and (2)(b) and (d) to (h).’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

245

 

Clause  54,  page  40,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

paragraph 24 of Schedule 25 to that Act;’.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

303

 

Clause  56,  page  42,  line  7,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

246

 

Clause  56,  page  42,  line  9,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In that paragraph, after sub-paragraph (3A) insert—


 
 

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“(3B)  

A fine imposed under sub-paragraph (1)(aa) is to be treated, for the

 

purposes of any enactment, as being a sum adjudged to be paid by a

 

conviction.”’.

 

Helen Goodman

 

304

 

Clause  56,  page  42,  line  16,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

247

 

Clause  56,  page  42,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In that paragraph, after sub-paragraph (3A) insert—

 

“(3B)  

A fine imposed under sub-paragraph (1)(aa) is to be treated, for the

 

purposes of any enactment, as being a sum adjudged to be paid by a

 

conviction.”’.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

305

 

Clause  57,  page  43,  line  3,  leave out ‘2 years’ and insert ‘12 months’.

 

Helen Goodman

 

306

 

Clause  57,  page  43,  line  12,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘must’.

 

Helen Goodman

 

307

 

Clause  57,  page  43,  leave out lines 24 to 31.

 

Helen Goodman

 

308

 

Clause  57,  page  43,  line  37,  leave out ‘before or’.

 


 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

248

 

Schedule  8,  page  160,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52)

 

            

The Armed Forces Act 2006 is amended as follows.

 

    (1)  

Section 200 (suspended sentence orders with or without community

 

requirements) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

In the heading omit “with or without community requirements”.

 

      (3)  

Omit subsections (1) to (4) (power of relevant service court to make suspended

 

sentence order with or without community requirements, and meanings of

 

those terms).


 
 

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      (4)  

In subsection (5) (modification of section 189(1) of the Criminal Justice Act

 

2003 in its application to a relevant service court)—

 

(a)    

for “(b)(ii)” substitute “(a)”,

 

(b)    

for “the end of sub-paragraph (ii)” substitute ““imprisonment),””, and

 

(c)    

in the words treated as substituted, for “(a)” substitute “(i)” and for

 

“(b)” substitute “(ii)”.

 

      (5)  

After subsection (6) insert—

 

“(7)    

In this Chapter “a suspended sentence order with community

 

requirements” means a suspended sentence order that imposes one or

 

more community requirements within the meaning of section

 

189(7)(c) of the 2003 Act.”

 

            

Omit section 201 (provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 that do not

 

apply to suspended sentence orders without community requirements).

 

            

In section 207 (definitions for purposes of Chapter 4 of Part 8)—

 

(a)    

in the definition of “suspended sentence order with community

 

requirements” for “200(3)” substitute “200(7)”, and

 

(b)    

omit the definition of “suspended sentence order without community

 

requirements”.

 

    (1)  

Schedule 7 (suspended prison sentence: further conviction or breach of

 

requirement) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

For the heading before paragraph 1 substitute “Modifications of Part 2 of

 

Schedule 12 to the 2003 Act”.

 

      (3)  

In paragraph 1 (modifications of Part 2 of Schedule 12 to the Criminal Justice

 

Act 2003 in case of suspended sentence orders with community requirements)

 

omit “with community requirements”.

 

      (4)  

Omit paragraph 2 (modifications of Part 2 of Schedule 12 to the Criminal

 

Justice Act 2003 in case of suspended sentence orders without community

 

requirements) and the heading before that paragraph.

 

      (5)  

After paragraph 6 insert—

 

“6A      

Paragraph 8(2)(ba) of that Schedule has effect as if at the beginning

 

there were inserted “where the court dealing with the offender is the

 

Crown Court,”.”

 

Armed Forces Act 2006 (Transitional Provisions etc) Order 2009 (SI 2009/1059)

 

            

In Schedule 2 to the Armed Forces Act 2006 (Transitional Provisions etc)

 

Order 2009 omit paragraph 2(2) (modifications to section 189 of the Criminal

 

Justice Act 2003 pending the commencement of the repeal of section 78 of the

 

Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000).

 

Armed Forces Act 2011

 

            

In Schedule 3 to the Armed Forces Act 2011 (minor amendments of service

 

legislation), in paragraph 17 (amendment to section 200(5) of the Armed

 

Forces Act 2006) omit “paragraph (b) of”.’.

 


 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

249

 

Clause  58,  page  44,  line  3,  after ‘£2,500,”,’ insert—


 
 

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‘( )    

after sub-paragraph (4) insert—

 

 “(4ZA)  

A fine imposed under sub-paragraph (2)(ba) is to be treated,

 

for the purposes of any enactment, as being a sum adjudged to

 

be paid by a conviction.”,’.

 

Helen Goodman

 

309

 

Page  43,  line  39,  leave out Clause 58.

 


 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

250

 

Clause  59,  page  44,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In section 177(2) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (community orders:

 

restrictions relating to particular requirements) omit paragraph (c) (which refers

 

to section 202(4) and (5) of that Act).

 

( )    

In section 190(2) of that Act (suspended sentence orders: restrictions relating to

 

particular requirements) omit paragraph (c) (which refers to section 202(4) and

 

(5) of that Act).’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

251

 

Clause  59,  page  44,  line  25,  leave out ‘the Criminal Justice Act 2003’ and insert

 

‘that Act’.

 

Helen Goodman

 

310

 

Clause  59,  page  44,  line  31,  leave out ‘subsections (4) and’ and insert ‘subsection’.

 

Helen Goodman

 

311

 

Clause  59,  page  44,  line  34,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Helen Goodman

 

312

 

Clause  59,  page  44,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

After subsection (7) insert—

 

“(8)    

The probation trust for each area must—

 

(a)    

make provision for the availability of programmes appropriate

 

for offenders of varying levels of intellectual ability and

 

understanding, and

 

(b)    

ensure that the content and style of the programme in which an

 

offender participates is appropriate to the intellectual ability and

 

understanding of the individual offender.


 
 

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(9)    

A public body imposing an order as laid out in this section shall have a

 

duty to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the terms and requirements

 

of the order are understood by the recipient of that order.”.’.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

313

 

Clause  60,  page  45,  line  4,  leave out subsection (2).

 

Helen Goodman

 

314

 

Clause  60,  page  45,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

After subsection (6) insert—

 

“(7)    

Before making a relevant order imposing a curfew requirement, the court

 

must obtain and consider information about any risk of physical or

 

mental injury by or to the offender or an associated person which may be

 

caused or increased by the imposition of a curfew requirement.

 

(8)    

In subsection (7) “associated person” means a person who is associated

 

with the defendant within the meaning of section 62 of the Family Law

 

Act 1996.”.’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

271

 

Page  45,  line  1,  leave out Clause 60.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

327

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  62,  page  46,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

In section 207 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (mental health treatment

 

requirement) delete paragraph (c) of subsection (3).’.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

328

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  63,  page  46,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘(a)    

In section 209 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (drug rehabilitation

 

requirements) omit paragraph (d) subsection (2).’.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

329

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  64,  page  46,  line  21,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘(2)    

In section 212 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (alcohol treatment requirement)

 

omit subsection 3.’.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

273

 

Clause  66,  page  49,  line  31,  leave out from ‘(5)’ to ‘House’ in line 32 and insert

 

‘may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before and approved by a

 

resolution of each’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

252

 

Clause  66,  page  49,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In section 213 of the Armed Forces Act 2006 (application of provisions relating

 

to civilian detention and training orders to orders under section 211 of that Act)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (2), after “(13)” insert “, 104B(1)”,

 

(b)    

after subsection (3) insert—

 

“(4)    

Subsection (5) applies where an order under section 104(3)

 

(further period of detention or supervision) of the Sentencing Act

 

is made against an offender for breach of supervision

 

requirements—

 

(a)    

during a period of supervision under an order under

 

section 211 of this Act,

 

(b)    

during a further period of supervision imposed for

 

breach of supervision requirements during a period

 

within paragraph (a), or

 

(c)    

during one of a series of further periods of supervision—

 

(i)    

each of which apart from the first was imposed

 

for breach of supervision requirements during

 

the previous further period of supervision, and

 

(ii)    

the first of which was imposed for breach of

 

supervision requirements during a period within

 

paragraph (a).

 

(5)    

In the application of sections 104A and 104B of the Sentencing

 

Act in relation to the offender, references to section 105 of that

 

Act include section 214 of this Act.

 

(6)    

In subsection (4)—

 

“further period of supervision” means a period of supervision

 

imposed under section 104(3)(aa) of the Sentencing Act;

 

“supervision requirements” means requirements under section

 

103(6)(b) of that Act.

 

(7)    

In section 104B of the Sentencing Act, references to a custodial

 

sentence within the meaning of that Act include a custodial

 

sentence within the meaning of this Act.”


 
 

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( )    

In Schedule 3 to the Armed Forces Act 2011 (minor amendments of service

 

legislation), in paragraph 18(b) (amendment to section 213(2) of the Armed

 

Forces Act 2006) for “after “(13)”” substitute “before “and 106A””.’.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

345

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  67,  page  50,  line  1,  leave out subsection (2).

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

346

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  67,  page  50,  line  4,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

After sub-paragraph (4) insert—

 

“(5)    

Before making a relevant order imposing a curfew requirement, the court

 

must obtain and consider information about any risk of physical or

 

mental injury by or to the offender or an associated person which may be

 

caused or increased by the imposition of a curfew requirement.

 

(6)    

In sub-paragraph (5) “associated person” means a person who is

 

associated with the defendant within the meaning of section 62 of the

 

Family Law Act 1996.’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

272

 

Page  49,  line  44,  leave out Clause 67.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

331

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  50,  line  5,  leave out Clause 68.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

274

 

Clause  69,  page  50,  line  21,  at end insert ‘and for “3” substitute “2”.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

332

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  69,  page  51,  line  1,  leave out ‘subject to that’ and after ‘may’, insert ‘not’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

275

 

Clause  69,  page  51,  line  1,  leave out ‘three’ and insert ‘two’.


 
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