Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in committee

Clause 108

BARONESS TONGE

 

Page 79, line 9, at end insert—

“( )   A person commits an offence under the law of England and Wales if he or
she—

(a)   is the parent or guardian of a child, and

(b)   gives consent for that child to marry before the age of 18.”

Clause 109

BARONESS TONGE

 

Page 80, line 3, at end insert—

“( )   A person commits an offence under the law of Scotland if he or she—

(a)   is the parent or guardian of a child, and

(b)   gives consent for that child to marry before the age of 18.”

After Clause 109

BARONESS MANZOOR

LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Report to Parliament

The Secretary of State shall report to Parliament annually on the
effectiveness of the criminalisation of forced marriage under Part 9 of this
Act.”

Prepared 7th November 2013