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

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Mr Secretary Blunkett

199

Page     88,     line     21     [Clause     153],     after 'remuneration' insert 'or expenses'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

181

Page     88,     line     31     [Clause     154],     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, which shall be available to the public in the Annual Report of the Council and in whatever other formats are agreed by the Council.

    (1B)   The Standard Band 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

179

Page     88,     line     32     [Clause     154],     leave out from 'State' to '(a)' in line 33 and insert ', Lord Chancellor or the 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 by the Council of any proposal—'.


   

Mr Graham Allen

183

Page     89,     line     11     [Clause     154],     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

184

Page     89,     line     13     [Clause     154],     at end insert 'and—

      (f) the purposes of sentencing set out in section 127 of this Act.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

180

Page     89,     line     28     [Clause     154],     at end insert—

      '(ia) the appropriate committee of the House of Commons,'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

173

Page     89,     line     31     [Clause     154],     at end insert—

    '(8A)   When all appropriate consultations have been made, the judicial element of the Council will retire and deliberate over the preparation or revision of sentencing guidelines or allocation guidelines.'.

   

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

25

Page     89,     line     33,     [Clause     154],     leave out 'as definitive guidelines.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

182

Page     89,     line     33     [Clause     154],     after 'appropriate', insert 'and if the Lord Chief Justice so consents,'.

   

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

26

Page     89,     line     33,     [Clause     154],     at end insert—

    '(10)   The guidelines shall be laid before each House of Parliament and examined by the appropriate committee of the House, which shall report thereon if it thinks fit.

    (11)   The guidelines shall come into force only after approval by both Houses of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

185

Page     89,     line     37     [Clause     155],     at end insert 'and receive a report and recommendation before consideration begins.'.


   

Mr Graham Allen

186

Page     90,     line     8     [Clause     155],     at end insert—

    '(5)   In carrying out its functions the Panel shall have regard to the purposes of sentencing set out in section 127 of this Act.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

187

Page     90,     line     10     [Clause     156],     after '(1)', insert 'Judges shall have discretion in the determination of all sentences. However,'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

200

Page     90,     line     23     [Clause     157],     leave out 'the Council is first constituted' and insert 'section 152 comes into force'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

201

Page     90,     line     24     [Clause     157],     leave out 'the Council is first constituted' and insert 'that section comes into force'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

188

Page     90,     line     27     [Clause     157],     at end add 'and produce a version, in ordinary language, available to the public, free, upon request.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

430

Page     91,     line     27     [Clause     158],     after 'imposed' insert 'under section 51A(2) of the Firearms Act 1968 (c.27) or'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

223

Page     91,     line     26     [Clause     158],     after 'law' insert '(provision relating to sentencing for such an offence being made by section (Duty to give reasons))'.



   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

262

Page     205,     line     20     [Schedule     7],     leave out '(2)' and insert '(2)(b)'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

263

Page     207,     line     43     [Schedule     8],     leave out sub-paragraph (3) and insert—

    '(3) The following provisions are omitted—

            (a)   subsection (7) of section 183 (activity requirement),

            (b)   subsection (7) of section 184 (programme requirement),

            (c)   subsection (4) of section 188 (residence requirement), and

            (d)   subsection (3) of section 197 (electronic monitoring requirement).'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

264

Page     208,     line     8     [Schedule     8],     leave out from 'not' to end of line 11 and insert 'make a community order in respect of the offender unless it appears to the court—

            (a)   in the case of an order imposing a requirement mentioned in sub-paragraph (2), that arrangements exist for persons to comply with such a requirement in the petty sessions district in Northern Ireland in which the offender resides, or will be residing when the order comes into force, and that provision can be made for him to comply with the requirement under those arrangements, and

            (b)   in any case, that suitable arrangements for his supervision can be made by the Probation Board for Northern Ireland.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

265

Page     208,     line     26,     [Schedule     8],     leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

            '(b)   it appears to the court that the conditions in sub-paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) are satisfied,'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

266

Page     208,     line     31,     [Schedule     8],     at end insert 'and for the offender to be supervised in accordance with the arrangements referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(b)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

267

Page     208,     line     31,     [Schedule     8],     at end insert—

     '(3A) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (3), any reference in sub-paragraph (1)(a) and (b) to the time when the order comes into force is to be treated as a reference to the time when the amendment comes into force.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

268

Page     209,     line     1     [Schedule     8],     leave out sub-paragraph (3) and insert—

    '(3) The following provisions are omitted—

            (a)   subsection (7) of section 183 (activity requirement),

            (b)   subsection (7) of section 184 (programme requirement),

            (c)   subsection (4) of section 188 (residence requirement), and

            (d)   subsection (3) of section 197 (electronic monitoring requirement).'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

269

Page     210,     [Schedule     8],     leave out lines 22 to 25 and insert—

            '(a) any power to discharge or revoke the order (other than a power to revoke the order where the offender has been convicted of a further offence and the court has imposed a custodial sentence),

            (b) any power to deal with the offender for the offence in respect of which the order was made,'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

270

Page     210,     line     29     [Schedule     8],     at end insert 'and,

            '(d) in the case of a community order imposing a curfew requirement, any power to vary the order by substituting for the period specified in it any longer period than the court which made the order could have specified.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

271

Page     210,     line     49,     [Schedule     8],     at end insert 'or the court which last amended the order in England and Wales'.


   

Mr Charles Kennedy
Mr Menzies Campbell
Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
Annette Brooke
Mr Andrew Stunell

32

Page     94,     line     38,     [Clause     166],     at end insert—

    '( )   This section shall not be brought into force under section 278(2) of this Act until the Secretary of State has put in place sufficient funding arrangements for the National Probation Service to cover the cost of implementing custody plus orders imposed under this section.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

237

Page     95,     line     24     [Clause     166],     leave out 'a residence requirement'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

238

Page     98,     line     21     [Clause     172],     leave out 'Great Britain' and insert 'the United Kingdom'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

240

Page     117,     line     16     [Clause     205],     after 'amend' insert '(a)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

241

Page     117,     line     17     [Clause     205],     after 'requirement' insert 'or

      (b) subsection (2) of section 186 (curfew requirement),'.

 
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