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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 14th October 2003

STANDING COMMITTEE B


SEXUAL OFFENCES BILL [LORDS]

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [9th September].

   

Mr Hilton Dawson
Annette Brooke
Sandra Gidley

127

Clause     81,     page     38,     line     20,     after 'A person', insert 'aged 18 or over'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

241

Clause     81,     page     38,     line     22,     at end insert 'but not given an absolute discharge'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

242

Clause     81,     page     38,     line     26,     leave out paragraph (d).


   

Paul Goggins

259

Schedule     3,     page     78,     line     36,     at end insert 'and—

            (a)   the conviction, finding or caution was before the commencement of this Part, or

            (b)   the offender—

            (i) was 18 or over, or

            (ii) is sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'

   

Paul Goggins

260

Schedule     3,     page     78,     line     41,     at end insert 'and—

            (a)   the conviction, finding or caution was before the commencement of this Part, or

            (b)   the offender—

            (i) was 18 or over, or

            (ii) is sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'

   

Paul Goggins

261

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     3,     at end insert 'and—

            (a)   the conviction, finding or caution was before the commencement of this Part, or

            (b)   the offender—

            (i) was 18 or over, or

            (ii) is sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'

   

Paul Goggins

262

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     6,     leave out paragraphs 17 to 19 and insert—

     '17 An offence under section 1 or 3 of this Act (rape, assault by penetration).

     18 An offence under section 4 of this Act (sexual assault) if—

            (a)   where the offender was under 18, he is or has been sentenced, in respect of the offence, to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months;

            (b)   in any other case—

            (i) the victim was under 18, or

            (ii) the offender, in respect of the offence or finding, is or has been—

            (a)   sentenced to a term of imprisonment,

            (b)   detained in a hospital, or

            (c)   made the subject of a community sentence of at least 12 months.

     19 An offence under any of sections 5 to 7 of this Act (causing sexual activity without consent, rape of a child under 13, assault of a child under 13 by penetration).

     19A An offence under section 8 of this Act (sexual assault of a child under 13) if the offender—

            (a)   was18 or over, or

            (b)   is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.

     19B An offence under any of sections 9 to 13 of this Act (causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity, child sex offences committed by adults).'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

245

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     13,     leave out sub-paragraph (i).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

246

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     28,     leave out '12' and insert '6'.

   

Paul Goggins

263

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     30,     leave out ', where the offender is under 18, he' and insert 'the offender—

            (a)   was 18 or over, or

            (b)   '.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

247

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     39,     leave out '12' and insert '6'.

   

Paul Goggins

264

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     39,     at end insert—

     '23A An offence under section 27 or 28 of this Act (familial child sex offences) if the offender—

            (a)   was 18 or over, or

            (b)   is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'

   

Paul Goggins

265

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     40,     leave out '27, 28 or'.

   

Paul Goggins

266

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     40,     leave out 'familial child sex offences,'.

   

Paul Goggins

104

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     41,     leave out 'or learning disability'.

   

Paul Goggins

105

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     42,     leave out 'or learning disability'.

   

Paul Goggins

106

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     45,     leave out 'or learning disability'.

   

Paul Goggins

267

Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     45,     after 'if' insert '—

            (a)   where the offender was under 18, he is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months;

            (b)   in any other case,'.

   

Paul Goggins

268

Schedule     3,     page     80,     line     3,     leave out from 'least' to end of line 7 and insert '12 months.'.

   

Paul Goggins

269

Schedule     3,     page     80,     line     9,     at end insert ', and the offender—

            (a)   was 18 or over, or

            (b)   is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'.

   

Paul Goggins

270

Schedule     3,     page     80,     line     13,     at end insert—

            '(a)   where the offender was under 18, he is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months;

            (b)   in any other case—'.

   

Paul Goggins

271

Schedule     3,     page     80,     line     20,     at end insert '—

            (a)   where the offender was under 18, he is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months;

            (b)   in any other case,'.

   

Paul Goggins

272

Schedule     3,     page     80,     line     25,     after 'sentenced' insert 'in respect of the offence'.

   

Paul Goggins

273

Schedule     3,     page     80,     leave out lines 34 to 38 and insert '12 months.'.

   

Paul Goggins

274

Schedule     3,     page     80,     line     40,     after 'sentenced' insert 'in respect of the offence'.

   

Paul Goggins

275

Schedule     3,     page     80,     line     46,     leave out 'or'.

   

Paul Goggins

276

Schedule     3,     page     81,     line     1,     at end insert ', or

            (c)   made the subject of a community sentence of at least 12 months.'.

   

Paul Goggins

277

Schedule     3,     page     81,     line     3,     after 'if' insert '—

            (a)   where the offender was under 18, he is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months;

            (b)   in any other case,'.

   

Paul Goggins

278

Schedule     3,     page     81,     leave out lines 17 to 19 and insert 'every person involved in the offence was 16'.

   

Paul Goggins

279

Schedule     3,     page     82,     leave out lines 12 to 18 and insert 'every person involved (whether in the offence or in the homosexual act) was 16 or over and was a willing participant'.

   

Paul Goggins

280

Schedule     3,     page     82,     line     31,     leave out paragraph 59.

   

Paul Goggins

281

Schedule     3,     page     83,     line     11,     leave out '18' and insert '12'.

   

Paul Goggins

282

Schedule     3,     page     83,     line     13,     at end insert 'if the offender—

            (a)   was 18 or over, or

            (b)   is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'.

   

Paul Goggins

283

Schedule     3,     page     83,     line     19,     leave out '17' and insert '18, and the offender —

            (a)   was 18 or over, or

            (b)   is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months'.

   

Paul Goggins

284

Schedule     3,     page     83,     line     32,     leave out '18' and insert '12'.

   

Paul Goggins

285

Schedule     3,     page     83,     line     34,     at end insert 'if the offender—

            (a)   was 18 or over, or

            (b)   is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'.

   

Paul Goggins

286

Schedule     3,     page     83,     line     36,     at end insert 'if the offender—

            (a)   was 18 or over, or

            (b)   is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'.

   

Paul Goggins

287

Schedule     3,     page     83,     line     38,     at end insert 'if the offender—

            (a)   was 18 or over, or

            (b)   is or has been sentenced in respect of the offence to imprisonment for a term of at least 12 months.'.

 
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