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Notices of Amendments


given up to and including


Thursday 23 March 2017


New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star


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Public Bill Committee


Prisons and Courts Bill




This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any


withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in


accordance with the order to be proposed by Sir Oliver Heald.




Sir Oliver Heald


To move, That the Bill be considered in the following order, namely, Clauses 1 to 4;


Schedule l; Clauses 5 to 21; Schedule 2; Clauses 22 to 30; Schedule 3; Clauses 31 and 32;


Schedule 4; Clause 33; Schedule 5; Clause 34; Schedule 6; Clauses 35 and 36; Schedule


7; Clause 37; Schedule 8; Clauses 38 to 44; Schedule 9; Clauses 45 to 49; Schedule 10;


Clause 50; Schedule 11; Clause 51; Schedule 12; Clauses 52 to 54; Schedule 13; Clause


55; Schedule 14; Clause 56; Schedule 15; Clauses 57 to 72; new Clauses; new Schedules;


remaining proceedings on the Bill.



Sir Oliver Heald


That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the


Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.



Notices of Amendments: 23 March 2017                  



Prisons and Courts Bill, continued


Sir Oliver Heald


That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the


Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.



Ms Harriet Harman




Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—



“Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999: Amendment



Section 41 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (restriction on


evidence or questions about complainant’s sexual history) is amended as follows.



In subsection (1), leave out “, except with the leave of the court”.



Leave out subsections (2) to (8).”


Member’s explanatory statement


This new clause would ensure that no evidence can be adduced and no questions may be asked in


cross-examination by or on behalf of the accused about any sexual behaviour of a complainant.



Order of the House [20 March 2017]


That the following provisions shall apply to the Prisons and Courts Bill:





The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.


Proceedings in Public Bill Committee



Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously


concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 27 April 2017.



The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on


which it meets.


Consideration and Third Reading



Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand


committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a


conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which


proceedings on Consideration are commenced.



Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be


brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.



Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to


proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.


Other proceedings



Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on


consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the


Lords) may be programmed.




Revised 23 March 2017