|Amendments proposed to the Criminal Justice Bill - continued||House of Commons|
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Transfer of community orders to Scotland or Northern Ireland|
NC13To move the following Clause:
Power to impose unpaid work requirement or curfew requirement on fine defaulter
NC19To move the following Clause:
'(1) Subsection (2) applies in any case where, in respect of a person aged 16 or over, a magistrates' court
(4) Subsections (3) and (4) of section 160 (which relate to electronic monitoring) have effect in relation to a default order as they have effect in relation to a community order.
(5) Where a magistrates' court has power to make a default order, it may, if it thinks it expedient to do so, postpone the making of the order until such time and on such conditions (if any) as it thinks just.
(6) Schedule 7 (breach, revocation or amendment of community order), Schedule (Transfer of community orders to Scotland or Northern Ireland) (transfer of community orders to Scotland or Northern Ireland) and Chapter 4 (further provisions about orders under Chapters 2 and 3) have effect in relation to default orders as they have effect in relation to community orders, but subject to the modifications contained in Schedule (Default orders: modification of provisions relating to community orders).
(7) Where a default order has been made for default in paying any sum
Fine defaulters: driving disqualification
NC20To move the following Clause:
'(1) Subsection (2) applies in any case where a magistrates' court
(3) Where an order has been made under subsection (2) for default in paying any sum
(5) The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (2) by substituting, for the period there specified, such other period as may be specified in the order.
(6) A court which makes an order under this section disqualifying a person for holding or obtaining a driving licence shall require him to produce any such licence held by him together with its counterpart.
(7) In this section
"driving licence" means a licence to drive a motor vehicle granted under Part 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c.52);"counterpart", in relation to a driving licence, has the meaning given in relation to such a licence by section 108(1) of that Act.'
Execution of process between England and Wales and Scotland
NC21To move the following Clause:
paragraph 7(2) of Schedule 7,paragraph 5(1) or 11(1) of Schedule 9, orparagraph 12 of Schedule (Transfer of community orders to Scotland or Northern Ireland),
Increase in sentences for illegal trade in endangered species
NC1To move the following Clause:
'(1) In sections 1(6) and 4(5) of the Endangered Species (Import and Export) Act 1976, for the word "two" in each place where it appears there is substituted "five".
(2) In regulations 3(1), 3(2)(b), 4(1)(b), 4(2)(b), 4(3)(b), 6(b), 7(2)(b), 8(8)(b) and 9(7)(b) of the Control of Trade in Endangered Species (Enforcement) Regulations 1997 for the word "two" in each place where it appears there is substituted "five".'.
Offences in connection with reporting
Mr Dominic Grieve
NC2To move the following Clause:
'( ) Any person knowingly disclosing information concerning matters in section 69(1) and (2) shall be guilty of an indictable only offence punishable on indictment by 10 years imprisonment.'.
Nature of offence
Mr Dominic Grieve
NC3To move the following Clause:
'The requirement of this section is met if
Lord Chancellor and Ministry of Justice
Mr Graham Allen
NC4To move the following Clause:
'(1) References in this Act to "the Lord Chancellor" shall include references to any member of the Cabinet who has been appointed to carry out the functions of the Lord Chancellor under this Act.
(2) Any member of the Cabinet who carries out the functions of the Lord Chancellor under this Act shall not also serve as a member of the judiciary or as a presiding officer of the House of Lords.'.
Power to increase fine
Mr Graham Allen
NC5To move the following Clause:
'(1) This section applies where a court has fixed the amount of a fine and the fine has not been paid in full.
(2) If it becomes known to the court that the offender has a higher weekly disposable income or readily available capital than was known to it when it fixed the level of the fine it may increase the level of the fine.'.
Criminal justice information
Mr Graham Allen
NC7To move the following Clause:
'(1) The powers conferred by this Act on the Secretary of State include the power to make an order or rules for the publication and distribution of information about criminal justice, and requiring any person or persons to publish or distribute such information in a prescribed form.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) these powers shall include the power to make an order for the publication and distribution of an annual Table indicating in respect of each Regional Constabulary
Release before end of sentence
Mr David Cameron
NC10To move the following Clause:
'(1) No prisoner should be released on licence or probation or be granted any other form of permanent release until they have reached the end of their sentence, save as in subsection (2) below.
(2) The prison governor, or relevant authority in each prison, should be able to reduce a prisoner's sentence by up to 10 per cent. of the total, as a reward for good behaviour.
(3) These provisions only apply to sentences passed by courts in England and Wales after 31st December 2003.'.