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49Clause 148, page 113, line 17, after 'section', insert '1(3),'.
Mr Andrew Mitchell
164Clause 148, page 113, line 18, at end insert
50Clause 154, page 116, line 11, at end insert
'( ) So far as they relate
261Clause 154, page 116, line 11, at end insert
'( ) So far as they have effect for the purpose of conferring functions on the Scottish Ministers, sections (Corresponding Scottish offence) and (Designated Scottish sites: access) come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.
( ) So far as it has effect in relation to any site designated under section (Corresponding Scottish offence) by the Scottish Ministers, section 121(3) comes into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.'.
262Clause 155, page 117, line 4, leave out 'to' and insert ', 121 (except subsection (3)),'.
263Clause 155, page 117, line 9, after '70,' insert
51Clause 155, page 117, line 22, leave out 'and repeals made by Schedules 14 and' and insert 'made by Schedule'.
REMAINING NEW CLAUSESAggravated and mitigated offences
Mr Tony McWalter
NC25To move the following Clause:
'(1) Provision shall be made for sentencing hearings to determine whether an offence should be regarded as aggravated or mitigated.
(2) Opportunities will be given to those who are victims of, or witnesses to, or who are interested parties in, an offence for which a person has been found guilty to make representations to the effect that the offence should be regarded as aggravated or as mitigated.
(3) A judge to whom representations are made to the effect that an offence should be regarded as aggravated or mitigated may convene a sentencing hearing.
(4) Prior to sentence, and after a determination that an accused person is guilty, the judge will make it clear to victims and witnesses that they have the right to submit that there be a sentencing hearing.
(5) Prior to a sentencing hearing, the judge will sentence the offender, but the judge has the power to direct that the sentence will be deemed provisional and subject to potential revision by a sentencing hearing.
(6) The outcome of a sentencing hearing may be
(8) Unless it is the express wish to those who are to make submissions to a sentencing hearing that their representation be heard in public, or in the presence of the offender, a sentencing hearing will be heard in camera and in the absence of the offender.
(9) Victims and witnesses may be accompanied to the hearing by a "Mackenzie friend", who can be their spokesperson if that is the wish of the person making representations.
(10) In this section "victim" means
286Title, line 8, after 'warrants', insert 'and about parental compensation orders'.
Mr Dominic Grieve
311Title, line 10, after 'Scotland;', insert 'to make provision in connection with economic damage to companies;'.
ORDER OF THE HOUSE [7TH DECEMBER 2004]That the following provisions shall apply to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill:
Committal1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.
Proceedings in Standing Committee2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 20th January.
3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Consideration and Third Reading4. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.
5. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of the interruption on that day.
Programming Committee6. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings to a consideration and Third Reading.
Programming of proceedings7. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.
ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [11th JANUARY 2005, AS AMENDED]That
(1) during proceedings on the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill, in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 a.m. on Tuesday 11th January, the Standing Committee shall meet at
(3) proceedings on the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 6.55 p.m. on Thursday 20th January.
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