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Crime and Courts Bill [HL]


 

Crime and Courts Bill [HL]

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office and the Ministry of

Justice, are published separately as HL Bill 4—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Henley has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human

Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Crime and Courts Bill [HL] are compatible with the

Convention rights.

 
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Crime and Courts Bill [HL]

 

 
 

Contents

Part 1

The National Crime Agency

The NCA and its officers

1   

The National Crime Agency

2   

Modification of NCA functions

3   

Strategic priorities

4   

Operations

Other functions etc.

5   

Relationships between NCA and other agencies: tasking etc

6   

Duty to publish information

7   

Information gateways

8   

Other functions etc

9   

Director General: customs powers of Commissioners & operational powers

10   

Operational powers of other NCA officers

General

11   

Inspections and complaints

12   

Information: restrictions on disclosure etc

13   

NCA officers with operational powers: labour relations

14   

NCA officers with operational powers: pay and allowances

15   

Abolition of SOCA and NPIA

16   

Interpretation of Part 1

Part 2

Courts and Justice

Administration of justice

17   

Civil and family proceedings in England and Wales

18   

Judicial appointments

19   

Deployment of the judiciary

 

HL Bill 4                                                                                               

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20   

Payment of fines and other sums

21   

Disclosure of information for calculating fees of courts, tribunals etc

22   

Enabling the making, and use, of films and other recordings of proceedings

Community and other non-custodial sentencing

23   

Community and other non-custodial sentencing of adults

Part 3

Miscellaneous and general

Border control

24   

Appeals against refusal of entry clearance to visit the UK

25   

Restriction on right of appeal from within the United Kingdom

26   

Powers of immigration officers

Drugs and driving

27   

Drugs and driving

General

28   

Orders and regulations

29   

Consequential amendments

30   

Transitional, transitory or saving provision

31   

Short title, commencement and extent

Schedule 1   —   

The NCA & NCA officers

Part 1   —   

The NCA

Part 2   —   

NCA officers

Schedule 2   —   

The framework document & annual report

Part 1   —   

The framework document

Part 2   —   

The annual report

Schedule 3   —   

Relationships between NCA and other agencies

Part 1   —   

Co-operation

Part 2   —   

Exchange of information

Part 3   —   

Assistance within the UK

Part 4   —   

Use of police facilities etc by NCA

Part 5   —   

Payment for tasks, assistance or facilities

Part 6   —   

General

Schedule 4   —   

NCA: general

Schedule 5   —   

Police, customs and immigration powers

Part 1   —   

Director General: Commissioners’ powers exercisable under

section 9(1)

Part 2   —   

Director General: designation under section 9

Part 3   —   

Further provision about designations under section 9 or 10

Part 4   —   

Designations: powers and privileges of constables

Part 5   —   

Designations: powers of officers of Revenue and Customs

Part 6   —   

Designations: powers of immigration officers

 
 

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Part 7   —   

Offences relating to designations

Part 8   —   

General

Schedule 6   —   

Inspections and complaints

Part 1   —   

Inspections

Part 2   —   

Complaints: other amendments

Schedule 7   —   

Information: restrictions on disclosure

Part 1   —   

Statutory restrictions

Part 2   —   

Restrictions on disclosures of particular types of information

Part 3   —   

Restrictions on disclosures of information relating to PCA 2002

Part 4   —   

Restrictions on further disclosures of information

Part 5   —   

Offences relating to wrongful disclosure of information

Part 6   —   

General

Schedule 8   —   

Abolition of SOCA and NPIA

Part 1   —   

Transitional, transitory and saving provision

Part 2   —   

Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

Schedule 9   —   

Single county court in England and Wales

Part 1   —   

Amendments of the County Courts Act 1984

Part 2   —   

Other amendments

Part 3   —   

Consequential repeals

Schedule 10   —   

The family court

Part 1   —   

Establishment of the family court

Part 2   —   

The family court: further amendments

Part 3   —   

Repeals and revocations in consequence of Parts 1 and 2 of this

Schedule

Schedule 11   —   

Transfer of jurisdiction to family court

Part 1   —   

Amendments of enactments

Part 2   —   

Repeals and revocations in consequence of Part 1 of this

Schedule

Schedule 12   —   

Judicial appointments

Part 1   —   

Judges of the Supreme Court: number and selection

Part 2   —   

Diversity

Part 3   —   

Judicial Appointments Commission

Part 4   —   

Judicial appointments: selection, and transfer of powers of

Lord Chancellor

Part 5   —   

Abolition of office of assistant Recorder

Schedule 13   —   

Deployment of the judiciary

Part 1   —   

Deployment under section 9 of the Senior Courts Act 1981

Part 2   —   

Deployment of judges to the Crown Court

Part 3   —   

Deployment of judges to the magistrates’ courts

Part 4   —   

Deployment of judges to the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper

Tribunal

Part 5   —   

Deployment of judges to the Employment Appeal Tribunal

Part 6   —   

Deployment of judges to the employment tribunals

Schedule 14   —   

Powers of immigration officers: further provision

Part 1   —   

General

Part 2   —   

Modification of applied enactments

Part 3   —   

Scotland

Schedule 15   —   

Drugs and driving: minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 16   —   

Super-affirmative procedure

 
 

 
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