Session 2013 - 14
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House of Commons


Tuesday 1 April 2014


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Criminal Justice and Courts Bill


[Thirteenth Sitting]


Legal aid for judicial review


Mr Andy Slaughter


Negatived on division  NC23


To move the following Clause:—



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


Not selected  NC24


To move the following Clause:—



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.



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


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



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



they must not undertake their own research;



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



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



Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 1 April 2014            



Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued


Mr Andy Slaughter


Dan Jarvis


Not selected  169


Page  58,  line  34,  leave out Clause 58.


Clause 58 Agreed to on division.


Clause 59 Agreed to.



Mr Shailesh Vara


Agreed to  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.’.


Clause, as amended, Agreed to.


Clauses 61 to 63 Agreed to.


Bill, as amended, to be reported.



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