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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 16th September 2003

STANDING COMMITTEE B


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

SEXUAL OFFENCES BILL [LORDS]

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

148

Clause     15,     page     6,     line     4,     leave out 'arranges or'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

201

Clause     15,     page     6,     line     12,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Paul Goggins

46

Clause     15,     page     6,     line     15,     after 'not', insert 'for the purpose of obtaining sexual gratification or'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

155

Page     5,     line     39,     leave out Clause 15.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

149

Clause     16,     page     6,     line     26,     at end add 'and outside the United Kingdom'.

   

Paul Goggins

47

Clause     16,     page     6,     line     28,     leave out 'a photograph or pseudo-photograph' and insert 'an image'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

142

Page     6,     line     22,     leave out Clause 16.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

200

Clause     74,     page     35,     line     35,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Paul Goggins

48

Clause     74,     page     35,     line     38,     after 'not', insert 'for the purpose of obtaining sexual gratification or'.

   

Paul Goggins

49

Clause     74,     page     35,     line     38,     leave out 'either'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

156

Clause     17,     page     6,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '( )   the earlier communications are sexual in nature or involve A impersonating another person in a way calculated to induce B to believe that it would be safe and appropriate to meet A,.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

40

Clause     17,     page     7,     line     21,     leave out '7' and insert '14'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

202

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     10,     leave out 'for the purpose of obtaining sexual gratification'.

   

Paul Goggins

50

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     10,     leave out from 'it' to 'knowing' in line 11 and insert—

      '(i) when another person (B) is present or is in a place from which A can be observed, and

      (ii) '.


   

Paul Goggins

51

Clause     21,     page     10,     line     5,     leave out 'a photograph or pseudo-photograph' and insert 'an image'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

145

Clause     23,     page     11,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '( )   A shall have a defence if at the start of his work at the educational institution—

      (a) A is under 21, and

      (b) B is 16 or over, and

      (c) the educational institution did not expressly draw his attention to section 23 of this Act prior to the start of any sexual relationship between A and B'.


   

Paul Goggins

207

Clause     23,     page     11,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '()   This subsection applies if A is appointed to be the guardian of B under Article 159 or 160 of the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2)).'.

   

Paul Goggins

208

Clause     23,     page     11,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '()   This subsection applies if A, as a person who is to report to the court under section 7 of the Children Act 1989 (c. 41) or Article 4 of the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2)) on matters relating to the welfare of B, regularly has unsupervised contact with B alone (whether face to face or by any other means).'.

   

Paul Goggins

209

Clause     23,     page     11,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '()   This subsection applies if—

      (a) B is subject to a care order, a supervision order or an education supervision order, and

      (b) in the exercise of functions conferred by virtue of the order on an authorised person or the authority designated by the order, A looks after B on an individual basis.

    ()   This subsection applies if A—

      (a) is an officer of the Service appointed for B under section 41(1) of the Children Act 1989 (c.41),

      (b) is appointed a children's guardian of B under rule 6 or rule 18 of the Adoption Rules 1984 (S.I. 1984/265), or

      (c) is appointed to be the guardian ad litem of B under rule 9.5 of the Family Proceedings Rules 1991 (S. I. 1991/1247) or under Article 60(1) of the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2)),

    and, in that capacity, regularly has unsupervised contact with B alone (whether face to face or by any other means).'.


   

Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

187

Clause     24,     page     12,     line     3,     leave out 'regularly'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

150

Clause     24,     page     12,     line     7,     leave out 'regularly'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

151

Clause     24,     page     12,     line     8,     leave out 'regularly'.

   

Paul Goggins

210

Clause     24,     page     12,     line     23,     at end insert—

'"care order" has—in relation to England and Wales, the same meaning as in the Children Act 1989 (c.41), andin relation to Northern Ireland, the same meaning as in the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2));'.   

Paul Goggins

211

Clause     24,     page     12,     line     34,     at end insert—

'"education supervision order" has—in relation to England and Wales, the meaning given by section 36 of the Children Act 1989 (c.41), andin relation to Northern Ireland, the meaning given by Article 49(1) of the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2));'.   

Paul Goggins

212

Clause     24,     page     13,     line     8,     at end insert—

'"supervision order" has—in relation to England and Wales, the meaning given by section 31(11) of the Children Act 1989 (c.41), andin relation to Northern Ireland, the meaning given by Article 49(1) of the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2));'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

143

Page     13,     line     15,     leave out Clause 25.


   

Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

188

Clause     26,     page     13,     line     29,     at end insert 'and that the relationship commenced before the defendant was aware that he would be in a position of trust.'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

203

Clause     28,     page     14,     line     31,     leave out sub-paragraph (ii).


   

Paul Goggins

109

Clause     29,     page     15,     line     13,     leave out from beginning to second 'or'.

   

Paul Goggins

110

Clause     29,     page     15,     line     18,     leave out 'partner of the other's parent' and insert 'other's step-parent'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

152

Clause     29,     page     15,     line     19,     leave out subsection (b).

   

Paul Goggins

111

Clause     29,     page     15,     line     40,     at beginning insert ' "step-parent" includes a parent's partner and'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

144

Page     15,     line     41,     leave out Clause 30.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

153

Clause     65,     page     31,     line     37,     at end add 'uncle, aunt, nephew or niece'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

154

Clause     66,     page     32,     line     17,     at end add 'uncle, aunt, nephew or niece'.


   

Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

189

Clause     32,     page     16,     line     20,     leave out 'refuse' and insert 'consent'.

   

Paul Goggins

52

Clause     32,     page     16,     line     20,     leave out 'or learning disability'.

   

Paul Goggins

53

Clause     32,     page     16,     line     23,     leave out 'or learning disability'.

   

Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

190

Clause     32,     page     16,     line     25,     leave out 'refuse' and insert 'consent'.

   

Paul Goggins

112

Clause     32,     page     16,     line     28,     leave out 'possible' and insert 'reasonably foreseeable'.


   

Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

191

Clause     33,     page     17,     line     7,     leave out 'refuse' and insert 'consent'.

 
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