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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Tuesday 19 November 2013

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s):

 

Offender Rehabilitation Bill [Lords] Committee 1

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Offender Rehabilitation Bill [Lords]

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Karl Turner

 

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Clause  3,  page  3,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘(8A)    

 

(a)    

Where the offender is under supervision following a custodial sentence

 

for an offence of a violent or sexual nature, a stalking offence or a

 

domestic violence offence, the supervisor must be an officer of a public

 

sector provider of probation services.

 

(b)    

In subparagraph (a) “public sector provider” means—

 

(i)    

a probation trust, or

 

(ii)    

the national probation service.’.

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Karl Turner

 

2

 

Clause  14,  page  12,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

 

(a)    

Where the offender is sentenced to a community or suspended sentence

 

order after being charged with an offence of a violent or sexual nature, a

 

stalking offence or a domestic violence offence, the responsible officer

 

must be an officer of a public sector provider of probation services.

 

(b)    

In subparagraph (a) “public sector provider” means—

 

(i)    

a probation trust, or

 

(ii)    

the national probation service.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 November 2013                  

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Offender Rehabilitation Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Karl Turner

 

3

 

Schedule  1,  page  20,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘(k)    

a mental health assessment requirement.’.

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Karl Turner

 

4

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

‘(7A)    

The Secretary of State must prescribe minimum training requirements to be

 

completed by the supervisor, in regulations to be laid before, and approved by

 

resolution of, both Houses of Parliament.’.

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Karl Turner

 

5

 

Clause  14,  page  12,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

The Secretary of State must prescribe minimum training requirements to be

 

completed by the responsible officer in regulations to be laid before, and

 

approved by resolution of, both Houses of Parliament.’.

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Karl Turner

 

6

 

Clause  14,  page  12,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Where the responsible officer is an officer of a non-public sector provider of

 

probation services the Secretary of State must—

 

(a)    

designate the provider as a “public authority”, as defined in section 3 of

 

the Freedom of Information Act 2000;

 

(b)    

limit contractual arrangements with the provider for the provision of

 

probation services to a maximum length of five years;

 

(c)    

prescribe key performance standards that the provider is required to meet

 

in regulations to be laid before, and approved by resolution of, both

 

Houses of Parliament;

 

(d)    

have the power to terminate the contractual arrangements at any time if

 

the provider fails to meet the key performance standards; and

 

(e)    

agree with the provider a percentage of the contract fee that must be

 

returned to the Exchequer on the occasion that the provider fails to meet

 

the key performance standards.’.

 


 
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