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

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Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

651

Clause     144,     page     81,     line     6,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

621

Clause     144,     page     81,     line     6,     leave out '17' and insert '18'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

622

Clause     144,     page     81,     line     7,     leave out from 'need' to end of line 8 and insert 'must be given to him and his parent or guardian or supporting relative if present in court.'.


   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

652

Clause     145,     page     81,     line     11,     leave out '14' and insert '18'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

624

Clause     145,     page     81,     line     14,     leave out 'specified Class A'.

   

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

677

Clause     145,     page     81,     line     14,     leave out 'Class A'.

   

Hilary Benn

547

Clause     145,     page     81,     line     17,     leave out '16' and insert '17'.

   

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

625

Clause     145,     page     81,     line     17,     leave out '16' and insert '18'.

   

Hilary Benn

548

Clause     145,     page     81,     line     30,     leave out '16' and insert '17'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

654

Clause     145,     page     81,     line     30,     leave out '16' and insert '18'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

626

Clause     145,     page     81,     line     31,     after 'guardian', insert 'or close adult relation'.

   

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

678

Clause     145,     page     81,     leave out lines 39 and 40 and insert '"specified drug" means a drug which is a specified class A drug for the purposes of Part 3 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43) or which is specified by an order made by the Secretary of State.'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

655

Page     81,     line     10,     leave out Clause 145.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

627

Clause     148,     page     82,     line     42,     at end insert 'and the circumstances of the offender'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

496

Clause     148,     page     83,     line     3,     leave out 'the financial circumstances of the offender' and insert 'the offender's weekly disposable income and his readily available capital'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath

670

Clause     148,     page     83,     line     3,     leave out 'the financial circumstances of the offender' and insert 'the offender's disposable weekly income'.

   

Hilary Benn

549

Clause     148,     page     83,     line     11,     at end insert—

      '( ) has failed to furnish a statement of his financial circumstances in response to a request which is an official request for the purposes of section 20A of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 (c.53) (offence of making false statement as to financial circumstances),'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Mark Francois

623

Clause     149,     page     83,     line     21,     leave out from 'circumstances' to end of line 26 and insert 'the Court is of the opinion that it would be appropriate to remit the whole or part of the fine, or compensation or costs it may do so.'.


   

Mr Graham Allen

488

Clause     150,     page     83,     line     44,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Section 135(2) does not prevent a court, after taking into account such matters, from passing a community sentence even though it is of the opinion that the offence, or the combination of the offence and one or more offences associated with it, was so serious that a community sentence could not normally be justified for the offence.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

489

Clause     150,     page     84,     leave out line 1 and insert 'Nothing in the sections mentioned in subsection (1)(a) to (d)'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

490

Clause     150,     page     84,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '( )   Subsections (1A) and (2) are without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1).'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

491

Clause     150,     page     84,     line     8,     leave out 'those sections' and insert 'the sections mentioned in subsection (1)(a) to (d)'.


   

Mr Graham Allen
Simon Hughes
Mr Paul Stinchcombe
Ian Lucas
Vera Baird
Mr David Heath

518

Clause     151,     page     84,     line     22,     at end insert 'which shall include as deputy chairman the Secretary of State for Home Department, or a person whom he nominates in his stead, and the chairman of the appropriate committee of the House of Commons, or a person whom he nominates in his stead, who, together with the Lord Chief Justice, shall comprise the Executive Committee of the Council'.

   

Mr Graham Allen
Simon Hughes
Mr Paul Stinchcombe
Ian Lucas
Vera Baird
Mr David Heath

519

Clause     151,     page     84,     line     24,     at end insert 'and the chairman of the appropriate committee of the House of Commons.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen
Simon Hughes
Mr Paul Stinchcombe
Ian Lucas
Vera Baird
Mr David Heath

520

Clause     151,     page     84,     line     25,     leave out subsection (4) and insert—

    '(4)   The other members of the council will include at least one of each of the following—

      (a) a Lord Chief Justice of Appeal;

      (b) a judge of the High Court;

      (c) a Circuit judge;

      (d) a District judge;

      (e) a District judge (Magistrates' Courts);

      (f) a lay justice;

      (g) a Police Officer;

      (h) a Probation Officer;

      (i) a Prison Governor;

      (j) a representative of a Victims' Organisation;

      (k) a representative of the Business Community;

      (l) a teachers' representative;

      (m) three lay members of the public one of whom shall be over the age of 60 and one of whom shall be under 18;

      (n) a representative of ex-offenders' institutions;

      (o) a local government/crime and disorder partnership representative;

      (p) a legal professional, alternately a barrister or solicitor;

      (q) a social services representative.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen
Simon Hughes
Mr Paul Stinchcombe
Ian Lucas
Vera Baird
Mr David Heath

521

Clause     151,     page     84,     line     31,     leave out subsection (5).


   

Mr Graham Allen
Simon Hughes
Mr Paul Stinchcombe
Ian Lucas
Vera Baird
Mr David Heath

539

Clause     153,     page     85,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Sentencing Guidelines Council shall issue a list of Standard Band sentences for offences in particular categories requested by the Home Secretary or Lord Chief Justice. This list shall be available to the public in the Annual Report of the Council and in whatever other formats are agreed by the Council. The Standard sentence shall be applied in the context of guidelines issued by the Council and with full judicial discretion which, where exercised, shall be explained in writing.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen
Simon Hughes
Mr Paul Stinchcombe
Ian Lucas
Vera Baird
Mr David Heath

541

Clause     153,     page     85,     line     21,     leave out line 21 and insert—

    '(2)   The Secretary of State, Lord Chancellor or Chairman of the appropriate committee of the House of Commons must first propose to the Sentencing Advisory Panel that it prepares a report and recommendation prior to any consideration of the Council—'.

   

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

679

Clause     153,     page     85,     line     32,     leave out 'as definitive guidelines'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

503

Clause     153,     page     86,     line     2,     at end insert 'and

      (f) the current and prospective caseloads and resources of the national prison service and the national probation service.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

512

Clause     153,     page     86,     line     2,     at end insert 'and

      (f) the purposes of sentencing set out in section 126 of this Act.'.

   

Mr David Cameron

708

Clause     153,     page     86,     line     2,     at end insert—

      '(f) the requirement for sentences served in prison to match more closely the sentence passed by the court, as set out in section (Release before end of sentence).'.

   

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

680

Clause     153,     page     86,     line     13,     leave out subsection (8).

   

Mr Graham Allen
Simon Hughes
Mr Paul Stinchcombe
Ian Lucas
Vera Baird
Mr David Heath

638

Clause     153,     page     86,     line     17,     at end add—

      '(ii) the appropriate committee of the House of Commons.'.

 
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