Amendments proposed to the Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

173

*Page     60     [Schedule     6],     leave out lines 8 and 9.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

174

*Page     60,     line     11     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'community rehabilitation hostel' means a community rehabilitation' and insert 'probation hostel' means a probation'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

93

Page     60,     line     14     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    '. In section 45(1) (fine defaulters and contemnors), "or to be detained under section 108 of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000" is omitted.'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

94

Page     60,     line     25     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    '. In section 68 (persons aged 17 to be treated as young persons for certain purposes), paragraph (b) is omitted.

    . In section 92(1) (interpretation of Part IV), in the definition of "prison", "or remand centre" is omitted.

    . In Schedule 8 (amendments for treating persons aged 17 as young persons), paragraph 2 is omitted.

    . In Schedule 12 (transitional provisions and savings), in paragraphs 15(4) and 16(3), "remand centre or" is omitted.

Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

    . In Schedule 4A to the Water Industry Act 1991 (premises that are not to be disconnected for non-payment of charges), in paragraph 13(2)(a), for "young offender institution or remand centre" there is substituted "or young offender institution".

Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14)

    . In Schedule 1 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (persons disregarded for purposes of discount), in paragraph 1(4), "or section 108 of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000" is omitted.

Prison Security Act 1992 (c. 25)

    . In section 1(6) of the Prison Security Act 1992 (offence of prison mutiny), in the definition of "prison", for "young offender institution or remand centre" there is substituted "or young offender institution".

Intelligence Services Act 1994 (c. 13)

    . In section 5(3B)(b) of the Intelligence Services Act 1994 (warrants: general), after "twenty-one" there is inserted "(eighteen in relation to England and Wales)".

Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33)

    . The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 is amended as follows.

    . In section 117(3)(a) (interpretation of Chapter II), "and a remand centre" is omitted.

    . In section 125(3)(a) (interpretation of Chapter III), "remand centre or" is omitted.

Drug Trafficking Act 1994 (c. 37)

    . The Drug Trafficking Act 1994 is amended as follows.

    . In section 9 (application of procedure for enforcing fines)—

      (a) in subsection (2), "or of detention under section 108 of the 2000 Act (detention of persons aged 18 to 20 for default)" is omitted,

      (b) in subsection (5), "or detention" is omitted.

    . In section 10(2) (interest on sums unpaid under confiscation orders), "or detention" is omitted.

    . In section 15(13) (revised assessment of proceeds of drug trafficking), "or of detention" is omitted.

    . In section 16(4)(b) (increase in realisable property), "or detention" is omitted.

    . In section 17(4)(b) (inadequacy of realisable property), "or of detention" is omitted.

    . In section 21(5)(a) (variation of confiscation orders made by virtue of section 19), "or of detention" is omitted.

    . In section 41(7) (interpretation of Part I), "or detention" is omitted.

Prisoners' Earnings Act 1996 (c. 33)

    . In section 4(2) of the Prisoners' Earnings Act 1996 (interpretation), in the definition of "prisoner", "or remand centre" is omitted.'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

95

Page     61,     line     40     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

'Sexual Offences (Protected Material) Act 1997 (c. 39)

    . In section 2(1) of the Sexual Offences (Protected Material) Act 1997 (meaning of other expressions), in the definition of "prison", for "young offender institution or remand centre" there is substituted "or young offender institution".'


   

Mr Secretary Straw

96

Page     62,     line     23     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    '( ) In section 35(1)(b) (fine defaulters: general), for "21" there is substituted "18".

    ( ) In section 40(1)(b) (fine defaulters), for "21" there is substituted "18".'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

97

Page     62,     line     26     [Schedule     6],     leave out from the beginning to 'have effect' and insert 'Sub-paragraphs (1) to (4) and (5)'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

98

Page     62     [Schedule     6],     leave out line 27 and insert 'life sentences passed after commencement.

    (6A) Sub-paragraph (6B) applies where a person serving any life sentence passed after commencement—

      (a) is also serving a life sentence passed before commencement, or

      (b) by reason of any sentence passed before commencement, is a transferred life prisoner within the meaning of section 33,

    and the sentences referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) are referred to in sub-paragraph (6B) as pre-commencement life sentences.

    (6B) Section 28(1B) is to have effect as if—

      (a) any reference to a life sentence included a pre-commencement life sentence,

      (b) any reference to an order or direction in relation to such a life sentence were to—

          (i) an order under section 28(2)(b) or a direction under section 28(4) (as originally enacted), or

          (ii) a certificate under section 33,

      (c) any reference to the relevant part of such a life sentence were to the part specified in the order, direction or certificate (as the case may be) relating to that sentence.

    (6C) In sub-paragraphs (6) and (6A), "commencement" means the coming into force of section 54 and "life sentence" has the same meaning as in Chapter II of Part II of that Act'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

99

Page     62,     line     30     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    'and Chapter II of Part II of that Act is to be treated as always having had effect as amended by this sub-paragraph'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

100

Page     62,     line     30     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

'Police Act 1997 (c. 50)

    . In section 93(4)(b) of the Police Act 1997 (authorisations to interfere with property etc.), after "twenty-one" there is inserted "(eighteen in relation to England and Wales)".'


   

Mr Secretary Straw

101

Page     64,     line     8     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    '. In section 37(10)(a) (curfew orders), for "section 38 below" there is substituted "section 36A above".'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

102

Page     64,     line     8     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    '. In section 41 (probation orders)—

      (a) in subsection (7)(c), for the words from "either" to the end there is substituted "of the offender, the responsible officer or any affected person",

      (b) after subsection (9) there is inserted—

            "(9A) The court by which such an order is made shall give to any affected person any information relating to the order which the court considers it appropriate for him to have."

      (c) after subsection (11) there is inserted—

            "(12) For the purposes of this Act, a person is an affected person in relation to a community rehabilitation order if—

            (a) a requirement under section 36A(1) above is included in the order by virtue of his consent, or

            (b) a requirement is included in the order under paragraph 8(1) of Schedule 2 to this Act for the purpose (or partly for the purpose) of protecting him from being approached by the offender.".'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

175

*Page     64,     line     9     [Schedule     6],     line     9,     leave out paragraph 58.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

103

Page     64,     line     40     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    '. In section 91 (offenders under 18 convicted of certain serious offences), in subsections (1)(a) and (3), for "21" there is substituted "18".'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

104

Page     64,     line     44     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    '. In section 100(1) (offenders under 18: detention and training orders), for "91 and 93" there is substituted "and 91" and for "21" there is substituted "18".

    . In section 101(2) (term of order, consecutive terms and taking account of remands), for "21" there is substituted "18".

    . In section 105(1)(a) (offences during currency of order), for "21" there is substituted "18".'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

176

*Page     65,     line     23     [Schedule     6],     leave out from 'for' to end of line 25 and insert 'before "probation, community service, combination", there is inserted "exclusion".'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

105

Page     65,     line     26     [Schedule     6],     leave out '(3)(c)'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

106

Page     65,     line     27     [Schedule     6],     after 'recognizances)' insert—

      '( ) in subsection (2) "or of detention under section 108 above (detention of persons aged 18 to 20 for default)" is omitted,

      ( ) in subsection (3), "or detained" is omitted,

      ( ) in subsection (3)(c)'.

 
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