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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:—

 

‘(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

 

Not selected  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.

 

(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.’.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 1 April 2014            

58

 

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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