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

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Hilary Benn

793

Schedule     21,     page     257,     line     14,     leave out from '2003' to the end of line 15.

   

Hilary Benn

794

Schedule     21,     page     257,     line     15,     at end insert—

      'Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (c. 43)

      The Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 is amended as follows.

      In section 31 (duration and conditions of licences), in subsection (6), for "section 46(3) of the 1991 Act" there is substituted "section 236(2) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003".'

   

Hilary Benn

795

Schedule     21,     page     257,     line     28,     leave out from beginning to '(4)(g)' and insert—

    '(1) Section 38 (local provision of youth justice services) is amended as follows.

    (2) In subsection.'

   

Hilary Benn

796

Schedule     21,     page     257,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '(3) In subsection (4)(i), after "1997 Act")" there is inserted "or by virtue of conditions imposed under section 229 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003".'

   

Hilary Benn

797

Schedule     21,     page     257,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(1) Section 6 (committal for sentence in certain cases where offender committed in respect of another offence) is amended as follows.

    (2) In subsection (3)(b), for "section 120(1) below" there is substituted "paragraph 10(1) of Schedule 9 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003".

    (3) For subsection (4)(e), there is substituted—

          "(e) paragraph 10(2) of Schedule 9 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (committal to Crown Court where offender convicted during operational period of suspended sentence).".

      In section 7 (power of Crown Court on committal for sentence under section 6), in subsection (2), for "section 119 below" there is substituted "paragraphs 7 and 8 of Schedule 9 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003".'

   

Hilary Benn

798

Schedule     21,     page     257,     line     34,     after "discharge)" insert '—

    (a) in subsection (1) for "109(2), 110(2) or 111(2) below" there is substituted "section 110(2) or 111(2) below or section 205, 206, 207 or 208 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003)", and

    (b) '.

   

Hilary Benn

799

Schedule     21,     page     259,     line     37,     at end insert—

      'In section 82A (determination of tariffs), in subsection (3)(c), for "sections 33(2) and 35(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1991" there is substituted "section 224(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003".'

   

Hilary Benn

800

Schedule     21,     page     260,     line     13,     at end insert—

      'Sections 116 and 117 (return to prison etc. where offence committed during original sentence) shall cease to have effect.'

   

Hilary Benn

801

Schedule     21,     page     260,     line     13,     at end insert—

      'In section 130 (compensation orders against convicted persons), in subsection (2), for "109(2), 110(2) or 111(2) above," there is substituted "110(2) or 111(2) above or section 205, 206, 207 or 208 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003,".'.

   

Hilary Benn

802

Schedule     21,     page     260,     line     28,     at end insert—

      'In section 146 (driving disqualification for any offence), in subsection (2), for "109(2), 110(2) or 111(2) above" there is substituted "110(2) or 111(2) above or section 205, 206, 207 or 208 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003".'

   

Hilary Benn

803

Schedule     21,     page     260,     line     28,     at end insert—

      'In section 154 (commencement of Crown Court sentence), in subsection (2), for "section 84 above" there is substituted "section (Restriction on consecutive sentences for released prisoners) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003".'

   

Hilary Benn

804

Schedule     21,     page     260,     line     36,     leave out sub-paragraph (5).

   

Hilary Benn

805

Schedule     21,     page     263,     line     23,     leave out 'section 230(c) or (d)' and insert 'section 202(c) or (d)'.

   

Hilary Benn

806

Schedule     21,     page     264,     line     6,     at end insert—

      'Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 (c. 19)

    (1) Section 62 of the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 (loss of benefit for breach of community order) is amended as follows.

    (2) In subsection (8), for the definition of "relevant community order" there is substituted—

      ""relevant community order" means—

      a community order made under section 160 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003; orany order falling in England or Wales to be treated as such an order."

        (3) In subsection (11)(c)(ii), for "to (e)" there is substituted "and (b)".'

   

Hilary Benn

807

Schedule     21,     page     264,     line     8,     leave out from beginning to 'for' in line 9 and insert—

      'The Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 is amended as follows.

      In section 69 (duties of local probation boards in connection with victims of certain offences), in subsection (8), for paragraph (a) there is substituted—

          "(a) murder or an offence specified in Schedule 11 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003."

      In section 70 (general interpretation), in subsection (5),'.

   

Hilary Benn

892

Schedule     21,     page     264,     line     22,     at end insert—

      'Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19)

      In section 30 of the Armed Forces Act 2001 (conditional release from custody), in subsection (6)(a) for "six months" there is substituted "the term specified in subsection (1)(a) of section 8 of the Armed Forces Act 1976 (powers of courts in relation to civilians)".'

   

Hilary Benn

875

Schedule     21,     page     264,     line     31,     leave out paragraphs 78 to 81 and insert—

      'In section 3 of the Vagrancy Act 1824 (c.83) (idle and disorderly persons), for the words from "subject to" to the end there is substituted "it shall be lawful for any justice of the peace to impose on such person (being thereof convicted before him by his own view, or by the confession of such person, or by the evidence on oath of one or more credible witnesses) a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale".

    ( ) Section 4 of that Act (rogues and vagabonds) is amended as follows.

    ( ) In that section, for the words from "shall be" to the end there is substituted "commits an offence under this section".

    ( ) At the end of that section (which becomes subsection (1)) there is inserted—

          "(2)   It shall be lawful for any justice of the peace to impose on any person who commits an offence under this section (being thereof convicted before him by the confession of such person, or by the evidence on oath of one or more credible witnesses)—

          (a) in the case of a person convicted of the offence of wandering abroad and lodging in any barn or outhouse, or in any deserted or unoccupied building, or in the open air, or under a tent, or in any cart or waggon, and not giving a good account of himself, a fine not exceeding level 1 on the standard scale, and

          (b) in the case of a person convicted of any other offence under this section, a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.".'.


   

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

687

Clause     252,     page     138,     line     8,     at end insert '"the appropriate committee of the House of Commons" means any select committee of the House of Commons which the House of Commons may from time to time designate by resolution to be the appropriate committee for the purposes of this Act;'.

   

Hilary Benn

699

Clause     252,     page     138,     line     19,     leave out 'does not include a court-martial' and insert '(without more) does not include a service court'.

   

Hilary Benn

752

Clause     252,     page     138,     line     34,     at end insert—

'"default order" has the meaning given by section (Power to impose unpaid work requirement or curfew requirement on fine defaulter)(3);'.   

Hilary Benn

698

Clause     252,     page     139,     line     16,     at end insert—

' "service court" means—

      (a) a court-martial constituted under the Army Act 1955 (3&4Eliz.2 c.18), the Air Force Act 1955 (3&4Eliz.2 c.19) or the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c.53);

      (b) a summary appeal court constituted under section 83ZA of the Army Act 1955 (3&4Eliz.2 c.18), section 83ZA of the Air Force Act 1955 (3&4Eliz.2 c.19) or section 52FF of the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c.53);

      (c) the Courts-Martial Appeal Court;

      (d) a Standing Civilian Court;

"service disciplinary proceedings" means—

      (a) any proceedings under the Army Act 1955 (3&4Eliz.2 c.18), the Air Force Act 1955 (3&4Eliz.2 c.19) or the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c.53) (whether before a court-martial or any other court or person authorised under any of those Acts to award a punishment in respect of any offence), and

      (b) any proceedings before a Standing Civilian Court;'.

   

Hilary Benn

636

Clause     252,     page     139,     line     38,     leave out '206' and insert '207'.

 
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