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

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Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     180,     line     13     [Schedule     3],     at end insert—

'(2A) In paragraph 2, sub-paragraphs (4) and (5) are omitted.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

261

Page     181,     line     28     [Schedule     3],     leave out lines 28 to 43 and insert 'any reference to a previous conviction is a reference to—

(a) a previous conviction by a court in the United Kingdom, or

(b) a previous finding of guilt in—

(i) any proceedings under the Army Act 1955, the Air Force Act 1955 or the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (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), or

(ii) any proceedings before a Standing Civilian Court.'


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

352

Page     183,     line     6     [Schedule     3],      after 'plea)' insert ', but not section 20(7) of that Act,'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

353

Page     183,     line     26     [Schedule     3],     leave out 'or 33'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

354

Page     185,     line     28     [Schedule     3],     at end insert—

'(3A) After subsection (1) there is inserted—

    "(1A)   But this section does not apply to an offence as regards which this section is excluded by section 17D of that Act (certain offences where value involved is small).".'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

299

Page     293,     line     35     [Schedule     25],     at end insert—

'(d) For the purposes of this Part a person is to be treated as being under guardianship under section 7 of the Mental Health Act 1983 at any time while he is subject to guardianship pursuant to an order under section 116A(2)(b) of the Army Act 1955, section 116A(2)(b) of the Air Force Act 1955 or section 63A(2)(b) of the Naval Discipline Act 1957.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     293,     line     38     [Schedule     25],     leave out paragraphs 5 to 7 and insert—

 '5 A person who is on bail in criminal proceedings (within the meaning of the Bail Act 1976).

 A person who has at any time been sentenced in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man—

(a)   to imprisonment for life, detention for life or custody for life,

(b)   to detention during her Majesty's pleasure or during the pleasure of the Secretary of State,

(c)   to imprisonment for public protection or detention for public protection,

(d)   to an extended sentence under section 209 or 210 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 or section 210A of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995, or

(e)   to a term of imprisonment of five years or more or a term of detention of five years or more.

 A person who at any time in the last ten years has—

(a)   in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man—

(i) served any part of a sentence of imprisonment or a sentence of detention, or

(ii) had passed on him a suspended sentence of imprisonment or had made in respect of him a suspended order for detention,

(b)   in England and Wales, had made in respect of him a community order under section 161 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, a community rehabilitation order, a community punishment order, a community punishment and rehabilitation order, a drug treatment and testing order or a drug abstinence order, or

(c)   had made in respect of him any corresponding order under the law of Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands.

 For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule—

(a)   a sentence passed by a court-martial is to be treated as having been passed in the United Kingdom, and

(b)   a person is sentenced to a term of detention if, but only if—

(i) a court passes on him, or makes in respect of him on conviction, any sentence or order which requires him to be detained in custody for any period, and

(ii) the sentence or order is available only in respect of offenders below a certain age,

and any reference to serving a sentence of detention is to be construed accordingly.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     154,     line     1     [Clause     272],     leave out 'section 152' and insert 'section (Sentencing Guidelines Council: supplementary provisions)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

253

Page     154,     line     19     [Clause     272],     at end insert—

'section 146(7)'.   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

225

Page     154,     line     26     [Clause     272],     at end insert—

'section (Determination of minimum term in relation to mandatory life sentence) (6)'.   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

432

Page     154,     line     26     [Clause     272],     at end insert—

'section (Power by order to exclude application of minimum sentence to those under 18)'.   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

254

Page     154,     line     29     [Clause     272],     after 'Schedule 23' insert—

'(aa) an order making any provision by virtue of section 275(2)(b) which adds to, replaces or omits any part of the text of an Act,'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

452

Page     297,     line     31     [Schedule     27],     leave out paragraph 1 and insert—

    '1   The Bail Act 1976 is amended as follows.

1A (1) Section 5(6A)(a) (supplementary provisions about decisions on bail) is amended as follows.

(2) After "examination)" there is inserted ", section 52(5) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (adjournment of proceedings under section 51 etc)".

(3) After sub-paragraph (ii) there is inserted—

    "(iia)   section 17C (intention as to plea: adjournment), or".

(4) After sub-paragraph (iii) there is inserted "or

    (iiia)   section 24C (intention as to plea by child or young person: adjournment),".

 1B In Part 3 of Schedule 1 (interpretation) for paragraph 2 there is substituted—

 "2 References in this Schedule to previous grants of bail include—

(a)   bail granted before the coming into force of this Act;

(b)   as respects the reference in paragraph 2A of Part 1 of this Schedule (as substituted by section 12(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003), bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph;

(c)   as respects the references in paragraph 6 of Part 1 of this Schedule (as substituted by section (Absconding by persons released on bail)(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003), bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph;

(d)   as respects the references in paragraph 9AA of Part 1 of this Schedule, bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph;

(e)   as respects the reference in paragraph 5 of Part 2 of this Schedule (as substituted by section 11(5) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003), bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph."'


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

453

Page     298,     line     9     [Schedule     27],     at end insert—

'Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

 2A In section 38(2A) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (bail granted by custody officer after charge)—

(a)   for "2" there is substituted "2(1)", and

(b)   after "1976" there is inserted "(disregarding paragraph 2(2) of that Part)".'


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     302,     line     22     [Schedule     27],     at end insert—

 '33A (1) Section 77 (orders and regulations) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (5)—

(a)   after "No", there is inserted "regulations or" and

(b)   after "section" there is inserted "6A or".

(3) In subsection (6)(b) after "regulations" there is inserted "(other than regulations under section 6A)".'


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

214

Page     303,     line     9     [Schedule     27],     at end insert—

'Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (c. 18)

 38A In section 6(3) of the Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (trial of offences) after "jury" there is inserted "or otherwise act".'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     303,     line     14     [Schedule     27],     at end insert—

Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 (c. 23)

39A (1) Section 48 of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 (committal for trial on indictment) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (6A) for "the jury are sworn" there is substituted "the time when the jury are sworn".

(3) After subsection (6A) there is inserted—

    "(6B)   The reference in subsection (6A) to the time when the jury are sworn includes the time when the jury would be sworn but for—

(a) the making of an order under Part 7 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, or

(b) the application of section 75 of the Terrorism Act 2000."

Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980 (c. 47)

 39B In section 6(3)(c) of the Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980 (power to order retrial) for "the jury were discharged from giving a verdict" there is substituted "no verdict was given".'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     303,     [Schedule     27],     leave out lines 22 to 24 and insert 'includes the time when the jury would be sworn but for the making of an order under Part 7 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.".'.



 
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