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

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Mr Graham Allen


Page     138,     line     27     [Clause     249],     leave out from 'may' to '(a)' in line 28 and insert 'request a review by the Sentencing Council and thereafter may'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     265,     line     34     [Schedule     21],     at end insert—

      "Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46)

    6A (1) Section 113 of the Scotland Act 1998 (subordinate legislation: scope of powers) is amended as follows.

    (2) In paragraph (a) of subsection (10), for "three months" there is substituted "the prescribed term".

    (3) After that subsection there is inserted—

          "(10A)   In subsection (10)(a), "the prescribed term" means—

          (a) in relation to England and Wales, where the offence is a summary offence, 51 weeks,

          (b) in relation to England and Wales, where the offence is triable either way—

          (i) for offences committed before the commencement of an order under section 140(a) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (power to increase general limit on magistrates' power to impose imprisonment), 12 months, and

          (ii) for offences committed after that commencement, 18 months or, if less, the maximum term of imprisonment to which the offender would be liable on conviction on indictment of the offence,

          (c) in relation to Scotland and Northern Ireland, three months.".".


Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois


Page     266,     line     23     [Schedule     22],     after 'substituted', insert 'in the case of cannabis or cannabis resin only'.


Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois


Page     266,     line     44     [Schedule     22],     after 'substituted', insert 'in the case of cannabis or cannabis resin'.


Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois


Page     267,     line     5     [Schedule     22],     after 'substituted', insert 'in the case of cannabis or cannabis resin only'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     269,     line     3     [Schedule     23],     after 'for' insert 'any reference to an amount of money or a'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     269,     line     3     [Schedule     23],     leave out 'such other' and insert 'a reference to such other amount or'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     269,     line     12,     [Schedule     23],     leave out paragraph 8 and insert—

     '8 In paragraph 10, after paragraph (b) there is inserted—

                "(bb) any power to impose a fine on the offender.".'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     143,     line     10     [Clause     256],     at end insert 'by a magistrates' court'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     143,     line     12,     [Clause     256],     after 'paragraph 7(2)' insert 'or (4), 13(6) or 25(1)'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     143,     line     13     [Clause     256],     leave out from '8' to end of line 14 and insert—

       'paragraph 8(1) of Schedule 9, or paragraph 5(1) or (3), 11(1) or 19(1) of Schedule 10,'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     143,     line     21     [Clause     257],     leave out lines 21 and 22 and insert—

      '(b) in the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (c.43)—

      (i) section 29 (power of Secretary of State to release life prisoners to whom section 28 of that Act does not apply), and

      (ii) section 33 (transferred prisoners), and

      (iii) sections 35 and 40 (fine defaulters),'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     274,     line     6,     [Schedule     24],     at end insert—

      '29A In section 131 (remand of accused already in custody), after subsection (2) there is inserted—

          "(2A)   Where the accused person is serving a sentence of imprisonment to which an intermittent custody order under section 167 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 relates, the reference in subsection (2) to the expected date of his release is to be read as a reference to the expected date of his next release on licence.".'


Mr Secretary Blunkett


*Page     275,     line     33     [Schedule     24],     leave out from beginning to 'and' in line 36 and insert—

            '(b)   for subsections (1A) and (1B) there is substituted—

          "(1A)   In the case of an offence the sentence for which would otherwise fall to be imposed—

          (a) under section 51A(2) of the Firearms Act 1968,

          (b) under section 110(2) or 111(2) of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000, or

          (c) under any of sections 207 to 210 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003,

        nothing in those provisions shall prevent a court from making an order under subsection (1) above for the admission of the offender to a hospital.

          (1B)   References in subsection (1A) above to a sentence falling to be imposed under any of the provisions mentioned in that subsection are to be read in accordance with section 259(4) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.".'


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     279,     line     47,     [Schedule     24],     leave out paragraph (c) and insert—

            '(c)   in subsection (3)(b), for "in respect of community punishment orders conferred on responsible officers by the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000" there is substituted "conferred on responsible officers by Part 12 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 in respect of unpaid work requirements imposed by community orders (within the meaning of that Part)".'


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     280,     line     25,     [Schedule     24],     at end insert—

      '"Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/3160 (N.I.24))

     64A In Article 13 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (community service orders), in paragraph (4)(b) as it has effect pursuant to paragraph 7(1) of Schedule 13 to the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (reciprocal arrangements), for "such orders" there is substituted "an unpaid work requirement of a community order (within the meaning of Part 12 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003)".'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     280,     line     29     [Schedule     24],     leave out '238(2)' and insert '227(4A)'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


*Page     281,     line     21     [Schedule     24],     after 'below' insert ', section 51A(2) of the Firearms Act 1968'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     282,     [Schedule     24],     leave out line 14.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     282,     line     21     [Schedule     24],     leave out from second 'and' to end of line and insert '19(3)" there is substituted "paragraph 16(2)".'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     283,     line     23     [Schedule     24],      leave out from beginning to 'for' and insert—

     '(1) Section 82A (determination of tariffs) is amended as follows.

    (2) In subsection (1), for the words from "where" onwards there is substituted "where the sentence is not fixed by law".

    (3) In subsection (3)—

            (a)   in paragraph (b), for "section 87" there is substituted "section 222 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003", and

            (b)   in paragraph (c),'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     283,     line     25     [Schedule     24],      at end insert—

    '(4) In subsection (4)—

            (a)   after "If" there is inserted "the offender was aged 21 or over when he committed the offence and", and

            (b)   the words "subject to subsection (5) below" are omitted.

    (5) Subsections (5) and (6) are omitted.'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


*Page     284,     line     7     [Schedule     24],     after 'above' insert 'section 51A(2) of the Firearms Act 1968'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


*Page     284,     line     25     [Schedule     24],     at end insert 'section 51A(2) of the Firearms Act 1968'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     284,     line     29     [Schedule     24],     at end insert—

     '99A In section 159 (execution of process between England and Wales and Scotland), for "10(7) or 24(1)" there is substituted "10(6) or 18(1)".'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     284,     line     32     [Schedule     24],     at end insert—

    '(2A) In the definition of "attendance centre order" for the words from "by virtue of" to "Schedule 3" there is substituted "by virtue of paragraph 4(2)(b) or 5(2)(b) of Schedule 3".'.


Mr Secretary Blunkett


Page     284,     line     34     [Schedule     24],     at end insert—

    '(3A) For the definition of "curfew order" there is substituted—

      "curfew order" means an order under section 37(1) above (and, except where the contrary intention is shown by paragraph 7 of Schedule 3 or paragraph 3 of Schedule 7 or 8, includes orders made under section 37(1) by virtue of paragraph 4(2)(a) or 5(2)(a) of Schedule 3 or paragraph 2(2)(a) of Schedule 7 or 8).".'.

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