Amendments proposed to the Criminal Justice Bill - continued House of Commons

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Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

190

Clause     28,     page     18,     leave out lines 23 to 25.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

227

Clause     28,     page     18,     line     29,     at end add 'but the exchange of such defence statements between the co-accused and its service by each accused on the prosecution must be simultaneous'.


   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

195

Clause     29,     page     18,     line     36,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

196

Clause     29,     page     18,     line     40,     leave out from 'himself)', to end of line 41.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

197

Clause     29,     page     18,     line     42,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

198

Clause     29,     page     19,     line     6,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

199

Clause     29,     page     19,     line     15,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

191

Page     18,     line     32,     leave out Clause 29.


   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

200

Clause     30,     page     19,     line     22,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

229

Clause     30,     page     19,     line     25,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

201

Clause     30,     page     19,     line     28,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

230

Clause     30,     page     19,     line     29,     at end add—

    '(4)   In the event of the expert evidence of a person named in subsection (1) above not being relied upon by the accused and no copy of his report having been served by the accused on the prosecutor, no reference shall be made of trial by the prosecutor or evidence adduced by him, to the effect that the accused had approached such person for his expert opinion.'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

192

Page     19,     line     17,     leave out Clause 30.


   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

193

Clause     31,     page     20,     line     10,     after 'party', insert 'having heard representations from all parties'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

231

Clause     31,     page     20,     line     13,     at end add 'and that it would be fair in all the circumstances so to do.'.


   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

194

Clause     34,     page     22,     line     38,     leave out '(5)(a)' and insert '(5)(a) and (5)(b)'.


   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

202

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     31,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

203

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     31,     at end insert 'if he is satisfied that this will not compromise the defendant's right to a fair trial'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

232

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     32,     leave out '(6), (7) or (8)'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

252

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     35,     at end insert 'unless the judge orders separate trials for each defendant.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

233

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     36,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

251

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     37,     leave from 'holds' to end of line 39 and insert 'an office or employment involving the exercise of judicial duties.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

250

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     37,     leave out 'or has held'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

234

Clause     36,     page     24,     line     7,     leave out subsection (7).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

235

Clause     36,     page     24,     line     16,     leave out subsection (8).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

236

Clause     36,     page     24,     line     19,     leave out subsection (9).


   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

205

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     29,     leave out from 'he' to 'but' in line 30 and insert 'may, subject to subsection (6), make an order—

      (a) specifying that the trial is to be conducted with a smaller jury consisting of eight jurors all of whom have indicated their willingness to serve on a potentially complex and long case,

      (b) appointing up to two special advisers to assist the jury in understanding any arrangements, transactions or records of a financial or commercial nature or which relate to property and which relate to the trial, or

      (c) specifying that the trial is to be conducted without a jury.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

237

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     29,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

238

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     32,     leave out 'the complexity of the trial or'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

239

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     32,     leave out 'or the length of the trial'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

240

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     32,     leave out '(or both)'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

206

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     34,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

241

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     35,     leave out 'in the interests of justice'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

243

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     43,     leave out 'or commercial'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

244

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     43,     leave out 'or which relate to property'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

245

Clause     37,     page     24,     line     44,     leave out 'nature or'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

207

Clause     37,     page     25,     line     1,     leave out subsection (6) and insert—

    '(6)   Such an order may not be made unless—

      (a) all steps which might reasonsably be taken to reduce the complexity or length of the trial have been taken,

      (b) the judge is satisfied that after such steps have been taken conditions (1) and (2) above continue to be met, and

      (c) the judge is satisfied that such an order will not compromise the defendant's right to a fair trial.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

246

Clause     37,     page     25,     line     4,     leave out subsection (7).

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

208

Clause     37,     page     25,     line     5,     at end insert 'or the defence'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

254

Clause     37,     page     25,     line     6,     at end add—

    '(8)   the length of the proposed trial shall not be considered by the judge unless

      (a) the Prosecution and Defence have jointly advised that the trial is likely to be longer than 12 months, and

      (b) the Judge takes the same view, and

      (c) the Judge is satisfied that it is not reasonably practicable to impound a Jury.'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

204

Page     24,     line     22,     leave out Clause 37.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

256

Clause     38,     page     25,     line     12,     leave out 'satisfied' and insert 'sure.'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

209

Clause     38,     page     25,     line     14,     leave out 'either or both of' and insert 'both'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

210

Clause     38,     page     25,     line     16,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

 
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