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(7)    

If proceedings have become void under subsection (2), the reference in

 

section 16A to the period within which a written notification must be

 

served is to be read as referring to a period that ends on—

 

(a)    

the date on which a written notification is served under

 

subsection (2)(d), or

 

(b)    

if a magistrates’ court is treated as accepting service of a written

 

notification by virtue of subsection (5), the date on which the

 

written notification is so treated as accepted.

 

(8)    

If proceedings have become void under subsection (2), the written

 

charge may not be tried again by any of the same justices.

 

(9)    

A magistrates’ court carrying out functions under subsection (4) may be

 

composed of a two justices.”.’.

 


 

Trial by two justices on the papers: sentencing etc

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

NC15

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In section 121 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 (constitution etc of a

 

magistrates’ court), after subsection (5) insert—

 

“(5A)    

A magistrates’ court that is trying a summary offence in accordance with

 

section 16A is restricted to the following in dealing with the accused

 

for the offence—

 

(a)    

imposing a fine;

 

(b)    

imposing a penalty under section 102(3)(aa) of the Customs and

 

Excise Management Act 1979 or section 29, 35A or 37 of the

 

Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (penalties imposed

 

for certain offences in relation to vehicle excise licences);

 

(c)    

ordering an amount to be paid under section 30, 36 or 38 of the

 

Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (liability to additional

 

duty);

 

(d)    

making an order under section 130(1) of the Powers of Criminal

 

Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (compensation orders);

 

(e)    

ordering payment of a surcharge under section 161A of the

 

Criminal Justice Act 2003 (victim surcharge);

 

(f)    

making an order as to costs to be paid by the accused to the

 

prosecutor under section 18 of the Prosecution of Offences Act

 

1985;

 

(g)    

making an order as to costs to be paid by the accused by virtue

 

of section 19 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985;

 

(h)    

ordering payment of a charge under section 21A of the

 

Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (criminal courts charge);

 

(i)    

making an order under section 34 or 35 of the Road Traffic

 

Offenders Act 1988 (disqualification from driving);

 

(j)    

making an order under section 44 of the Road Traffic Offenders

 

Act 1988 (endorsement of a driving record);


 
 

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(k)    

making an application to the Secretary of State by virtue of

 

section 24(1)(a) of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 (benefit

 

deductions);

 

(l)    

making an attachment of earnings order under Part 3 of

 

Schedule 5 to the Courts Act 2003;

 

(m)    

making an application for benefits deductions to the Secretary of

 

State under Part 3 of Schedule 5 to the Courts Act 2003;

 

(n)    

making a collection order under Part 4 of Schedule 5 to the

 

Courts Act 2003;

 

(5B)    

The limit in subsection (5) does not apply to fines imposed as described

 

in subsection (5A).”.’.

 

 

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.

 

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;


 
 

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(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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