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Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 March 2014          

26

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Withdrawn  122

 

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

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Not called  123

 

Page  42,  line  2,  leave out Clause 36.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Withdrawn  124

 

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

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 28 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Withdrawn  125

 

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

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Not called  126

 

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

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Not selected  127

 

Page  44,  line  11,  leave out Clause 39.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Withdrawn  128

 

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


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 March 2014          

27

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Not selected  129

 

Page  45,  line  6,  leave out Clause 41.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Withdrawn  130

 

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

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Not called  131

 

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

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Withdrawn  132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

 

Not selected  133

 

Page  47,  line  30,  leave out Clause 44.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 March 2014          

28

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  65

 

Clause  45,  page  48,  line  21,  leave out ‘and 20F’ and insert ‘to 20G’.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  66

 

Clause  45,  page  49,  leave out lines 4 to 9.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  67

 

Clause  45,  page  49,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘(A1)    

It is not an offence under section 20D for a person to disclose information to a

 

person listed in subsection (A2) if—

 

(a)    

the disclosure is made after the jury in the proceedings mentioned in

 

section 20D(1) has been discharged, and

 

(b)    

the person making the disclosure reasonably believes that—

 

(i)    

an offence or contempt of court has been, or may have been,

 

committed by or in relation to a juror in connection with those

 

proceedings, or

 

(ii)    

conduct of a juror in connection with those proceedings may

 

provide grounds for an appeal against conviction or sentence.

 

(A2)    

Those persons are—

 

(a)    

a member of a police force;

 

(b)    

a judge of the Court of Appeal;

 

(c)    

the registrar of criminal appeals;

 

(d)    

a judge of the court where the proceedings mentioned in section 20D(1)

 

took place;

 

(e)    

a member of staff of that court who would reasonably be expected to

 

disclose the information only to a person mentioned in paragraphs (b) to

 

(d).

 

(A3)    

It is not an offence under section 20D for a member of a police force to disclose

 

information for the purposes of obtaining assistance in deciding whether to

 

submit the information to a judge of the Court of Appeal or the registrar of

 

criminal appeals, provided that the disclosure does not involve publishing the

 

information.’.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  68

 

Clause  45,  page  49,  line  35,  leave out second ‘to’ and insert ‘for the purposes of

 

enabling or assisting’.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  69

 

Clause  45,  page  49,  line  39,  leave out ‘for the purposes of considering’ and insert

 

‘to consider’.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  70

 

Clause  45,  page  49,  line  42,  leave out from beginning to end of line 3 on page 50.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 March 2014          

29

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  71

 

Clause  45,  page  50,  line  5,  after ‘(1)’ insert ‘or (2)’.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  72

 

Clause  45,  page  50,  line  6,  at end insert ‘or consideration in question’.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  73

 

Clause  45,  page  50,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

It is not an offence under section 20D for a person to disclose information in the

 

course of taking reasonable steps to prepare for proceedings described in

 

subsection (5)(a) to (c).’.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  74

 

Clause  45,  page  50,  leave out lines 20 to 25.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Withdrawn  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.’.

 

Mr Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to  75

 

Clause  45,  page  50,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘20G  

Offence of disclosing jury’s deliberations: exceptions for soliciting

 

disclosures or obtaining information

 

(1)    

It is not an offence under section 20D to solicit a disclosure described in

 

section 20E(1) to (4) or section 20F(A1) to (6).

 

(2)    

It is not an offence under section 20D to obtain information—

 

(a)    

by means of a disclosure described in section 20E(1) to (4) or

 

section 20F(A1) to (6), or

 

(b)    

from a document that is available to the public or a section of the

 

public.”’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 46 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 
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