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Notices of Amendments


given on


Tuesday 16th October 2007


For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:




Consideration of Bill


Serious Crime Bill [Lords], As Amended


Mr Secretary Straw




Page  32,  line  5  [Clause  50],  at end insert—


‘( )    

Nothing in this section or Schedule 4 restricts the operation of any enactment by


virtue of which an act constituting an offence under this Part is triable under the


law of England and Wales or Northern Ireland.’.


Mr Secretary Straw




Page  32,  line  31  [Clause  52],  at end insert—


‘( )    

No proceedings for an offence under this Part are to be instituted against a person


providing information society services who is established in an EEA State other


than the United Kingdom unless the derogation condition is satisfied.


( )    

The derogation condition is satisfied where the institution of proceedings—



is necessary to pursue the public interest objective;



relates to an information society service that prejudices that objective or


presents a serious and grave risk of prejudice to it; and



is proportionate to that objective.


( )    

The public interest objective is public policy.


( )    

In this section “information society services” has the same meaning as in section


34, and subsection (7) of that section applies for the purposes of this section as it


applies for the purposes of that section.’.


Mr Secretary Straw




Page  74,  line  25  [Schedule  6],  at end insert—



In the Criminal Justice Act 1993 (c. 36)—



section 1(3)(d) (Group B offences);



section 5(4) (incitement to commit Group A offence).’.


Notices of Amendments: 16th October 2007                



Serious Crime Bill [Lords] continued


Mr Secretary Straw




Page  74,  line  27  [Schedule  6],  at end insert—



Section 27 of the Antarctic Act 1994 (c. 15) (references to offences under the




Mr Secretary Straw




Page  74,  line  44  [Schedule  6],  at end insert—



In the Sexual Offences (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1996 (c. 29)—



section 2(1) and (2) (incitement to commit certain sexual acts outside


the United Kingdom);



section 3(8) (extended meaning of offence of incitement to commit a


listed sexual offence).’.


Mr Secretary Straw




Page  75,  line  11  [Schedule  6],  at end insert—



In the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/3160





Article 38(3)(d) (Group B offences);



Article 42(2) (incitement to commit Group A offence).’.


Mr Secretary Straw




Page  76,  line  5  [Schedule  6],  leave out ‘153(3)’ and insert ‘153(a)’.


Mr Secretary Straw




Page  76,  line  16  [Schedule  6],  leave out paragraph 48 and insert—



In the Terrorism Act 2006 (c. 11)—



section 17(2)(f) (commission of offences abroad);



paragraph 12(b) of Schedule 1 (Convention offences).’.


Mr Secretary Straw




Page  77,  line  20  [Schedule  6],  at end insert—


Sexual Offences (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1996 (c. 29)



In section 2(3) of the Sexual Offences (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1996


for “of incitement” substitute “done”.’.


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