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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 29 January 2013

 

Public Bill Committee

 

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Crime and Courts Bill [Lords]


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the

 

Committee [22 January].

 


 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

45

 

Schedule  8,  page  91,  line  5,  leave out ‘under a staff transfer scheme’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

46

 

Schedule  8,  page  98,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

in paragraph (bfa) (inserted by Schedule 1 to the Police and Fire

 

Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and

 

Modifications) Order 2013), in sub-paragraph (vi), for “member of

 

staff of SOCA” substitute “National Crime Agency officer”.’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

47

 

Schedule  8,  page  98,  line  18,  leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

 

‘(a)    

for paragraph (c) substitute—

 

“(c)    

in relation to any such service as is mentioned in

 

subsection (1)(bfa)(vi) or subsection (1)(ca) above, or

 

any service of the kind described in section 97(1)(cj)

 

of the Police Act 1996, “police pension authority”

 

means the Director General of the National Crime

 

Agency and “pension supervising authority” means

 

the Secretary of State;”;’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 29 January 2013                  

66

 

Crime and Courts Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

48

 

Schedule  8,  page  112,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(2)  

In Schedule 3 to that Act (handling of complaints and conduct matters etc), in

 

paragraph 19F(7), for paragraph (b) substitute—

 

“(b)    

the National Crime Agency.”’.

 


 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

4

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(i)    

The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners’.

 


 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

73

 

Clause  16,  page  16,  line  17,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

There shall be no restriction on the number of days that a family magistrate may

 

sit in the family proceedings court.’.

 


 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

49

 

Schedule  10,  page  150,  line  28,  leave out ‘legal adviser or assistant legal adviser’

 

and insert ‘justices’ clerk or an assistant to a justices’ clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

50

 

Schedule  10,  page  157,  line  40,  leave out from ‘31O’ to end of line 3 on page 158

 

and insert ‘Justices’ clerks and assistants: functions’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

51

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  8,  leave out ‘legal adviser’ and insert ‘justices’ clerk’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 29 January 2013                  

67

 

Crime and Courts Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

74

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  8,  after ‘legal adviser’, insert ‘provided the functions

 

are deemed to be essentially administrative in nature (for example, case management

 

decisions)’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

52

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  9,  leave out from ‘a’ to end of line 11 and insert

 

‘justices’ clerk given under paragraph (a), or specified in subsection (5), to be carried out

 

by an assistant to a justices’ clerk.’.

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

75

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  leave out lines 12 to 23.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

53

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  12,  leave out ‘legal adviser’ and insert ‘justices’ clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

54

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  17,  leave out ‘adviser’ and insert ‘clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

55

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  18,  leave out ‘adviser thinks that the adviser’ and insert

 

‘clerk thinks that the clerk’.

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

76

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  leave out lines 24 to 27.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

56

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  25,  leave out ‘legal adviser’ and insert ‘justices’ clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

57

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  27,  leave out ‘legal adviser’ and insert ‘justices’ clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

58

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  28,  leave out ‘legal adviser’ and insert ‘justices’ clerk’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 29 January 2013                  

68

 

Crime and Courts Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

59

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  32,  leave out ‘legal adviser’ and insert ‘to a justices’

 

clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

60

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  33,  leave out ‘legal adviser’ and insert ‘justices’ clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

61

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  37,  leave out ‘legal adviser or assistant legal adviser’

 

and insert ‘justices’ clerk or an assistant to a justices’ clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

62

 

Schedule  10,  page  158,  line  43,  leave out ‘legal adviser or assistant legal adviser’

 

and insert ‘justices’ clerk or an assistant to a justices’ clerk’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

63

 

Schedule  10,  page  159,  line  11,  leave out from beginning to end of line 13 on page

 

160.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

64

 

Schedule  10,  page  160,  line  22,  leave out ‘regulations under section 31P(4) or’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

65

 

Schedule  10,  page  160,  line  24,  leave out ‘regulations or’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

66

 

Schedule  10,  page  169,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

‘51A      

In section 144 (procedure rules for civil proceedings in magistrates’ courts and

 

before justices’ clerks) after subsection (1) insert—

 

“(1ZA)    

Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to functions of justices’

 

clerks given under section 31O(4)(a), or specified in section 31O(5),

 

of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 (functions in the

 

family court).”’.

 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

67

 

Schedule  10,  page  174,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

    ‘( )  

After subsection (2) insert—

 

“(2A)    

Subsection (2) does not apply in relation to functions of a justices’

 

clerk given under section 31O(4)(a), or specified in section 31O(5), of

 

the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 (functions in the

 

family court, but see section 31O(4)(b) of that Act).”’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 29 January 2013                  

69

 

Crime and Courts Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

68

 

Schedule  10,  page  174,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘87A      

In section 34(2) (no order for costs in legal proceedings to be made against

 

justices’ clerk or assistant in respect of acts or omissions in exercising

 

functions of a single justice of the peace) after “function of a single justice of

 

the peace” insert “or a function of the family court or of a judge of that court.”’.

 


 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

69

 

Schedule  13,  page  219,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘8A      

In section 27 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (selection for appointment

 

to Supreme Court to be on merit etc) after subsection (5) insert—

 

“(5A)  

Where two persons are of equal merit—

 

(a)    

section 159 of the Equality Act 2010 (positive action:

 

recruitment etc) does not apply in relation to choosing

 

between them, but

 

(b)    

Part 5 of that Act (public appointments etc) does not

 

prevent the commission from preferring one of them over

 

the other for the purpose of increasing diversity within the

 

group of persons who are the judges of the Court.”’.

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Kate Green

 

77

 

Schedule  13,  page  219,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

      ‘()  

Each of the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice of England shall lay

 

before Parliament a report annually, describing—

 

(a)    

their performance of the duty in this section;

 

(b)    

the contribution made towards a more diverse judiciary in the

 

preceding year; and

 

(c)    

the composition of the judiciary, including the number of part-time

 

and full-time judges, gender, educational background and other

 

relevant demographic data.’.

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

78

 

Schedule  13,  page  220,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘Judicial appointments

 

14A      

After section 65 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 insert—


 
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