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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 1 April 2014

 

Public Bill Committee

 

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Criminal Justice and Courts Bill


 

Note

 

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

 

Committee [11 March 2014].

 


 

Legal aid for judicial review

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

NC23

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State may not omit, vary, limit or change the arrangements for

 

legal aid pursuant to section 2 or section 9 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and

 

Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, in so far as those changes related to legal

 

services for judicial review.’.

 


 

Information and education for jurors

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

NC24

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Ministry of Justice shall develop a public education programme on the role

 

and responsibilities of jurors, to include provisions set out in this Act.

 

(2)    

The judicial college and HCTMS shall provide information to jurors about their

 

obligations during jury service, to include offences under this Act.


 
 

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(3)    

Jurors, on the first day of jury service, shall sign a declaration to say—

 

(a)    

they must not undertake their own research;

 

(b)    

they must base their verdict only on the evidence presented at court; and

 

(c)    

they must not seek or disclose information about any case they try.’.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

169

 

Page  58,  line  34,  leave out Clause 58.

 


 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

170

 

Clause  60,  page  59,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

An order under this section bringing into force section (Drugs for which prisoners

 

etc may be tested) may appoint different days for different areas.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment enables the Secretary of State to bring into force the new clause inserted by

 

amendment NC21 on different days for different areas in England and Wales.

 

 

Order of the House [24 February 2014]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 1 April 2014.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.


 
 

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Other Proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Order of the Committee [11 March 2014]

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 8.55 am on Tuesday 11

 

March) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 11 March;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 13 March;

 

(c)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 18 March;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 20 March;

 

(e)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 25 March;

 

(f)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 27 March;

 

(g)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 1 April;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

      TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Office of the Children’s

 
  

than 9.30 am

Commissioner

 
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Magistrates’ Association; Howard

 
  

than 10.30 am

League for Penal Reform;

 
   

Criminal Justice Alliance

 
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Civitas; Standing Committee for

 
  

than 11.25 am

Youth Justice; Education Links;

 
   

John D’Abbro, New Rush Hall

 
   

School

 
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Public and Commercial Services

 
  

than 2.30 pm

Union; Trades Union Congress

 
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Prison Reform Trust; Prisoners’

 
  

than 3.15 pm

Education Trust

 
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Victims’ Services Alliance

 
  

than 3.45 pm

  
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Survivors Trust; Shelter

 
  

than 4.30 pm

  
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Law Commision

 
  

than 5.00 pm

  
 

Tuesday 11 March

Until no later

Law Society; Bar Council

 
  

than 6.00 pm

  
 

Thursday 13

Until no later

Liberty; JUSTICE; Public Law

 
 

March

than 12.30 pm

Project

 
 

Thursday 13

Until no later

British Board of Film

 
 

March

than 1.00 pm

Classification

 
 

Thursday 13

Until no later

Criminal Bar Association;

 
 

March

than 2.30 pm

Constitutional and Administrative

 
   

Law Bar Association

 
 

Thursday 13

Until no later

Professor Cheryl Thomas,

 
 

March

than 3.00 pm

University College London

 
 

Thursday 13

Until no later

Nick Armstrong, Matrix

 
 

March

than 4.00 pm

Chambers; Nicola Mackintosh,

 
   

Mackintosh Law; Adam Wagner,

 
   

One Crown Office Row; Michael

 
   

Fordham QC, Blackstone

 
   

Chambers

 
 

Thursday 13

Until no later

Angus Walker, Bircham Dyson

 
 

March

than 4.45 pm

Bell; Taylor Wimpey; Campaign to

 
   

Protect Rural England

 

 
 

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(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 5; Schedule 1; Clause 6; Schedule 2; Clauses 7

 

to 17; Schedule 3; Clause 18; Schedule 4; Clauses 19 to 28; Schedule 5;

 

Clause 29; Schedule 6; Clauses 30 to 46; Schedule 7; Clause 47; Schedule 8;

 

Clauses 48 to 57; new Clauses; new Schedules; Clauses 58 to 63; remaining

 

proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 1 April.

 


 
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