Criminal Justice and Courts Bill
on consideration of commons amendments
[The page and line number references are to HL Bill 30, the bill as first printed for the Lords.]
LORDS AMENDMENT 74
Page 29, line 36, at end insert—
“() No female, nor any male under the age of fifteen, may be placed in
a secure college.”
COMMONS DISAGREEMENT AND REASON
The Commons disagree to Lords Amendment No. 74 for the following reason—
Because it is not appropriate to prevent the detention in secure colleges of males under the
age of 15 and females.
LORDS INSISTENCE AND REASON
The Lords insist on their Amendment No. 74 for the following reason—
Because the Lords remain of the view that it would be inappropriate to detain females, and
males under the age of fifteen, in a secure college.
COMMONS INSISTENCE AND AMENDMENT IN LIEU
Amendment 74C in lieu—
Page 72, line 18, at end insert—
“(6) Subsection (7) applies to an order under this section the effect of
which is to bring into force the Secretary of State’s power to provide
secure colleges for the detention of any or all of the following—
(a) persons who are male and aged under 15;
(b) persons who are female.
(7) A statutory instrument containing the order may not be made
unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved
by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.
(8) The reference in subsection (6) to the Secretary of State’s power to
provide secure colleges is to the power under section 43(1)(c) of the
Prison Act 1952 (as inserted by section 29 of this Act).”