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Notices of Amendments: 7 May 2014                      

2013

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

“48A      

An offence under section 3ZC of that Act (causing death by driving:

 

disqualified drivers).”

 

Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (c. 25)

 

12  (1)  

In paragraph 1(6) of Schedule 1 to the Coroners and Justice Act 2009

 

(suspension of investigations where certain criminal charges may be brought),

 

in the definition of “homicide offence”, paragraph (b) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

In sub-paragraph (iii) omit “, disqualified”.

 

      (3)  

After that sub-paragraph insert—

 

“(iiia)    

section 3ZC (causing death by driving:

 

disqualified drivers);”.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This Schedule contains amendments relating to the offences under sections 3ZC and 3ZD of the

 

Road Traffic Act 1988 (inserted by amendment NC14). It includes provisions about alternative

 

verdicts, retests and the period of endorsement.

 

Secretary Chris Grayling

 

7

 

Title,  line  2,  after ‘conviction;’ insert ‘to make provision about offences committed by

 

disqualified drivers;’.

 

Julie Hilling

 

Mike Kane

 

8

 

Clause  28,  page  26,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

For cases involving driving offences, where the accused has 12 or more penalty

 

points currently on their drivers’ record, any exceptional hardship plea previously

 

made by the accused must be disclosed to the court.’.

 

Julie Hilling

 

Mike Kane

 

9

 

Clause  28,  page  26,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

a submission from the DVLA to inform the court of any penalty points

 

endorsed on the driver’s record.’.

 

Aggravated offences against members of the armed forces

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

Mr Kevan Jones

 

NC15

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Part 12 (Sentencing) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

At the end of section 146, insert—


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 7 May 2014                      

2014

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

“147  

Increase in sentences for aggravation related to membership of the

 

Armed Forces

 

(1)    

This section applies where the court is considering the seriousness of an

 

offence committed in any of the circumstances mentioned in subsection

 

(2).

 

(2)    

Those circumstances are—

 

(a)    

that, at the time of committing the offence, or immediately

 

before or after doing so, the offender demonstrated towards the

 

victim of the offence hostility based on the victim being a former

 

or serving member (or presumed former or serving member) of

 

the armed forces or army reserve; and

 

(b)    

that the offence is motivated (wholly or partly) by hostility

 

towards persons who are former or serving members of the

 

armed forces.

 

(3)    

The court—

 

(a)    

must treat the fact that the offence was committed in any of those

 

circumstances as an aggravating factor; and

 

(b)    

must state in open court that the offence was committed in such

 

circumstances.

 

(4)    

It is immaterial for the purposes of paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection (2)

 

whether or not the offender’s hostility is also based, to any extent, on any

 

other factor not mentioned in that paragraph.

 

(5)    

In this section “armed forces” means Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air

 

Force, both regular and reserve.’.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

Sarah Champion

 

10

 

Schedule  4,  page  74,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘Staff

 

4A  (4)  

All staff employed as teachers, counsellors or nurses at a secure unit must hold

 

qualifications as one of the following—

 

(a)    

qualified teachers;

 

(b)    

accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and

 

Psychotherapists; and

 

(c)    

registered nurse (children).’.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

11

 

Schedule  4,  page  77,  line  20,  leave out from ‘where’ until the end of line 21 and

 

insert ‘a young person poses an imminent threat of injury to himself or others, and only

 

when all other means of control have been exhausted.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 7 May 2014                      

2015

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

12

 

Clause  19,  page  20,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(14)    

The Secretary of State must make arrangements to ensure there is adequate

 

specialist provision to cater for the health and wellbeing needs of all young

 

persons detained in a secure college.’.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

13

 

Clause  19,  page  20,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(14)    

The Secretary of State shall make arrangements to ensure that sufficient places

 

are available in secure children’s homes to enable young persons, for whom

 

detention in a secure children’s home is deemed more appropriate by the relevant

 

authority than detention in a secure college or young offender institution, to be so

 

detained.’.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

14

 

Clause  19,  page  19,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

A young woman may not be placed in a secure college established under

 

subsection (1)(c).’.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

15

 

Clause  19,  page  19,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

No person who is aged under 15 shall be detained in a secure college established

 

under subsection (1)(c).’.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

16

 

Page  20,  line  37,  leave out Clause 20.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

17

 

Page  75,  line  1,  leave out Schedule 4.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andrew Slaughter

 

18

 

Page  19,  line  4,  leave out Clause 19.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

19

 

Schedule  4,  page  76,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(3)  

The Principal shall—

 

(a)    

keep special educational provision in the secure college under review;


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 7 May 2014                      

2016

 

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

keep SEN and disability training of secure college workforce under

 

review;

 

(c)    

ensure persons detained who may have a special educational need are

 

brought to the attention of their home local authority; and

 

(d)    

carry out (a), (b) and (c) with advice from the secure college SEN co-

 

ordinator.’.

 

The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

NC16

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 68, after subsection (5) insert—

 

“(6)    

A contravention of subsection (1) shall be actionable in civil proceedings

 

at the suit of a person adversely affected by it, subject to the defences and

 

other incidents applying to actions for breach of statutory duty.’.

 

 

NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices were withdrawn on 7 May 2014:

 

NC1.

 


 
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