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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 20 March 2014

 

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

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill Committee 61-87

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

98

 

Clause  29,  page  30,  line  7,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

99

 

Clause  29,  page  30,  line  8,  leave out ‘in respect of’ and insert ‘of up to 50 per cent

 

of total’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

100

 

Clause  29,  page  30,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

it being just and reasonable to do so in the opinion of the court’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

101

 

Clause  29,  page  30,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

A reasonable assessment of the defendant’s finances must be taken before a

 

collection date for any court costs is decided.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

102

 

Clause  29,  page  30,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

The court must give reasons for either imposing or not imposing court charges.’.


 
 

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Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

103

 

Clause  29,  page  30,  line  30,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

104

 

Clause  29,  page  30,  line  43,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

105

 

Clause  29,  page  31,  line  10,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

106

 

Clause  29,  page  32,  line  26,  leave out ‘person’ and insert ‘person over 21 years of

 

age’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

107

 

Page  30,  line  1,  leave out Clause 29.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

108

 

Clause  30,  page  33,  line  5,  leave out ‘3 years’ and insert ‘12 months’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

109

 

Clause  30,  page  33,  line  10,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘must’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

110

 

Clause  31,  page  34,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

The power to vary orders under this paragraph may only be exercised by an

 

officer of court directly employed by HMCTS.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

111

 

Clause  31,  page  30,  line  10,  after ‘(30’, insert ‘and (3A)’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

112

 

Clause  31,  page  30,  line  15,  after ‘regulations’, insert—

 

‘(3A)    

An order must not be made—


 
 

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(a)    

if in the opinion of the court it may affect a decision on plea;

 

(b)    

where enforcement costs are likely to amount to more than the value of

 

the charge;

 

(c)    

in relation to any part of the hearing for which the defendant was not

 

responsible;

 

(d)    

in relation to any appeal; and

 

(e)    

before a written means assessment has been carried out.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

113

 

Clause  31,  page  30,  line  28,  after ‘court’, insert—

 

‘(6)    

Where there is more than one defendant the charge shall be equally divided

 

between defendants.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

114

 

Clause  32,  page  34,  line  37,  leave out subparagraph (b).

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

115

 

Clause  32,  page  34,  line  34,  leave out subparagraph (a).

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

116

 

Clause  32,  page  34,  line  39,  after subsection (3) insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Where the “alternative conditions” are satisfied, any party may apply to the

 

Supreme Court for a certificate enabling an appeal to be made directly to the

 

Supreme Court.

 

(3B)    

The “alternative conditions” are that a point of law of general public importance

 

is involved in the decision and that—

 

(a)    

the proceedings entail a decision relating to a matter of national

 

importance or consideration of such a matter;

 

(b)    

the result of the proceedings is so significant (whether considered on its

 

own or together with other proceedings or likely proceedings) that, a

 

hearing by the Supreme Court is justified; and

 

(c)    

the benefits of earlier consideration by the Supreme Court outweigh the

 

benefits of consideration by the Court of Appeal.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

117

 

Clause  32,  page  34,  line  43,  leave out subparagraph (a).

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

118

 

Clause  32,  page  35,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘(1B)    

In section 15 (cases excluded from section 12) after subsection (4), insert—


 
 

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“(5)    

No certificate shall be granted under section 12 of this Act in any case

 

where a declaration pursuant to section 6 of the Justice and Security Act

 

2013 (c. 18) has been made.

 

(6)    

No certificate shall be granted under section 12 of this Act without the

 

consent of one or more parties unless by decision of the Supreme Court

 

following an oral hearing.

 

(7)    

No certificate shall be granted under section 12 of this Act where one or

 

more of the parties is unrepresented.”.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

119

 

Clause  33,  page  37,  line  30,  after subsection (4), insert—

 

‘(5)    

No certificate shall be granted under section 12 of this Act in any case where a

 

declaration pursuant to section 6 of the Justice and Security Act 2013 (c. 18) has

 

been made.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

120

 

Clause  34,  page  39,  line  30,  after subsection (4), insert—

 

‘(5)    

No certificate shall be granted under section 12 of this Act in any proceedings

 

where closed material proceedings under Rule 54 of the Employment Tribunals

 

Rules of Procedure pursuant to Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules

 

of Procedure) Regulations 2004 (S.I 2004/1861) have been used.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

121

 

Page  39,  line  31,  leave out Clause 35.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

122

 

Clause  36,  page  42,  line  7,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

123

 

Page  42,  line  2,  leave out Clause 36.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

124

 

Clause  37,  page  43,  line  17,  leave out from ‘proceedings’ to end of line 28.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

125

 

Clause  39,  page  44,  line  13,  leave out ‘but under 76’.


 
 

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Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

126

 

Clause  39,  page  44,  line  17,  leave out ‘subparagraph (b).

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

127

 

Page  44,  line  11,  leave out Clause 39.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

128

 

Clause  40,  page  44,  line  22,  leave out ‘surrender’ and insert ‘limit the use of’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

129

 

Page  45,  line  6,  leave out Clause 41.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

130

 

Clause  42,  page  47,  line  6,  leave out subsection (9).

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

131

 

Clause  43,  page  47,  line  26,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

132

 

Clause  44,  page  47,  line  36,  leave out ‘from which it may be reasonably concluded’

 

and insert ‘which demonstrates an intention’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

133

 

Page  47,  line  30,  leave out Clause 44.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

134

 

Clause  45,  page  50,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(8A)    

It is not an offence under section 20D to disclose information for the purpose of

 

allowing approved academic research into jury deliberations.’.


 
 

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Juror education and information

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

NC17

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Department for Education shall require schools to deliver teaching about the

 

role and importance of jury service.

 

(2)    

The Judicial College and HCTMS shall provide information to jurors about their

 

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

 

(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

 

135

 

Clause  50,  page  52,  line  3,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

136

 

Clause  50,  page  52,  line  5,  leave out ‘not’ and insert ‘choose not to’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

137

 

Clause  50,  page  52,  line  7,  leave out ‘highly likely’ and insert ‘inevitable’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

138

 

Clause  50,  page  52,  line  15,  leave out ‘and’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

139

 

Clause  50,  page  52,  line  18,  leave out ‘highly likely’ and insert ‘inevitable’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

140

 

Clause  50,  page  52,  line  18,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

141

 

Clause  50,  page  53,  line  38,  leave out ‘and’.


 
 

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Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

142

 

Clause  50,  page  52,  line  44,  leave out ‘highly likely’ and insert ‘inevitable’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

143

 

Page  51,  line  35,  leave out Clause 50.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

144

 

Clause  51,  page  53,  line  16,  at end insert ‘or the Court has ordered that such

 

prescribed information need not be provided in whole or in part’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

145

 

Clause  51,  page  53,  line  21,  leave out ‘likely to be available’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

146

 

Clause  51,  page  53,  line  22,  leave out ‘and’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

147

 

Clause  51,  page  53,  line  43,  leave out ‘likely to be available’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

148

 

Clause  51,  page  53,  line  44,  leave out ‘and’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

149

 

Page  53,  line  7,  leave out Clause 51.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

150

 

Clause  52,  page  54,  line  7,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

151

 

Clause  52,  page  54,  line  13,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.


 
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