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(remand to hospital for medical report) as it has under that section in the

 

case of an accused person (within the meaning of that section).

 

(7)    

The court may, when remanding the person on bail, require the person to

 

comply before release on bail or later, with such requirements as appear

 

to the court to be necessary to secure that the person does not interfere

 

with witnesses or otherwise obstruct the course of justice.

 

2I      

Guidance

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State may issue guidance relating to the exercise by a

 

constable of functions under section (Power to issue an EWN).

 

(2)    

A constable must have regard to any guidance issued under subsection

 

(1) when exercising a function to which the guidance relates.

 

(3)    

Before issuing guidance under this section, the Secretary of State must

 

consult—

 

(a)    

the Association of Chief Police Officers,

 

(b)    

the National Crime Agency, and

 

(c)    

such other persons as the Secretary of State thinks fit.”

 


 

Seema Malhotra

 

Jack Dromey

 

Mr Steve Reed

 

Not called  NC27

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Report on effectiveness of national register of domestic abusers and serial

 

stalkers

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must, within six months of commencement of this Act,

 

commission a report on the potential effectiveness of a national register of

 

individuals convicted of more than one domestic abuse or stalking offence.

 

(2)    

The report should include a cost-benefit analysis of such a register.”

 


 

Seema Malhotra

 

Jack Dromey

 

Mr Steve Reed

 

Negatived on division  NC28

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Offence of encouragement of female genital mutilation

 

(1)    

The Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 is amended as follows:

 

(2)    

After section 2 (offence of assisting a girl to mutilate her own genitalia) insert—

 

“(2A)    

Offence of encouragement of female genital mutilation—

 

(a)    

a person is guilty of an offence of encouragement of female

 

genital mutilation if he makes a statement that is likely to be


 
 

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understood by some or all of the members of the public to whom

 

it is published as a direct or indirect encouragement or other

 

inducement to them to mutilate the genitalia of a girl;

 

(b)    

a person commits an offence if—

 

(i)    

he publishes a statement to which this section applies or

 

causes another to publish such a statement; and

 

(ii)    

at the time he publishes it or causes it to be published,

 

he—

 

(a)    

intends members of the public to be directly or

 

indirectly encouraged or otherwise induced by

 

the statement to mutilate the genitalia of a girl;

 

or

 

(b)    

is reckless as to whether members of the public

 

will be directly or indirectly encouraged or

 

otherwise induced by the statement to mutilate

 

the genitalia of a girl.”

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 
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