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Report Stage Proceedings: 22nd October 2007              

588

 

Serious Crime Bill [Lords] continued

 
 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

Not called  74

 

Page  5,  line  13  [Clause  4],  leave out from ‘must’ to end of line 17 and insert

 

‘determine that the defendant acted unreasonably in the circumstances’.

 


 

David Davis

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

James Brokenshire

 

Not called  78

 

Page  12,  line  34  [Clause  19],  leave out ‘appropriate’ and insert ‘necessary and

 

proportionate’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  1

 

Page  14,  line  41  [Clause  23],  before ‘not’, insert ‘to discharge or’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  2

 

Page  15,  line  18  [Clause  24],  leave out from beginning to ‘lies’ and insert ‘Subject

 

to subsection (4), an appeal under subsection (1) or (2)’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  3

 

Page  15,  line  18  [Clause  24],  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

An appeal under subsection (1) or (2) lies without the leave of the Court of Appeal

 

if the judge who made the decision grants a certificate that the decision is fit for

 

appeal under this section.

 

(5)    

Subject to any rules of court made under section 53(1) of the Senior Courts Act

 

1981 (c. 54) (distribution of business between civil and criminal divisions), the

 

criminal division of the Court of Appeal is the division which is to exercise

 

jurisdiction in relation to an appeal under subsection (1) or (2) from a decision of

 

the Crown Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction in England and Wales under

 

this Part.

 

(6)    

An appeal against a decision of the Court of Appeal on an appeal to that court

 

under subsection (1) or (2) may be made to the Supreme Court by any person who

 

was a party to the proceedings before the Court of Appeal.

 

(7)    

An appeal under subsection (6) lies only with the leave of the Court of Appeal or

 

the Supreme Court.

 

(8)    

Such leave must not be granted unless—

 

(a)    

it is certified by the Court of Appeal that a point of law of general public

 

importance is involved in the decision; and

 

(b)    

it appears to the Court of Appeal or (as the case may be) the Supreme

 

Court that the point is one which ought to be considered by the Supreme

 

Court.


 
 

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(9)    

The Secretary of State may for the purposes of this section by order make

 

provision corresponding (subject to any specified modifications) to that made by

 

or under an enactment and relating to—

 

(a)    

appeals to the Court of Appeal under Part 1 of—

 

(i)    

the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c. 19); or

 

(ii)    

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

 

(b)    

appeals from any decision of the Court of Appeal on appeals falling

 

within paragraph (a); or

 

(c)    

any matter connected with or arising out of appeals falling within

 

paragraph (a) or (b).

 

(10)    

An order under subsection (9) may, in particular, make provision about the

 

payment of costs.

 

(11)    

The power to make an appeal to the Court of Appeal under subsection (1)(a)

 

operates instead of any power for the person who is the subject of the order to

 

make an appeal against a decision of the Crown Court in relation to a serious

 

crime prevention order by virtue of—

 

(a)    

section 9 or 10 of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c. 19); or

 

(b)    

section 8 of the Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980 (c. 47).

 

(12)    

Section 33(3) of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c. 19) (limitation on appeal from

 

criminal division of the Court of Appeal: England and Wales) does not prevent

 

an appeal to the Supreme Court under subsection (6) above.’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  4

 

Page  16,  line  43  [Clause  27],  leave out ‘Secretary of State’ and insert ‘appropriate

 

Minister’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  5

 

Page  16,  line  44  [Clause  27],  leave out ‘he’ and insert ‘that person’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  6

 

Page  17,  line  23  [Clause  27],  at beginning insert—

 

‘“appropriate Minister” means—

 

(a)    

in relation to a relevant body falling within paragraphs (a) to (c)

 

of the definition of “relevant body” below, the Treasury; and

 

(b)    

in relation to any other relevant body, the Secretary of State;’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  7

 

Page  17,  line  32  [Clause  27],  after ‘registered;’, insert—

 

‘“partnership” does not include a relevant body;’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 22nd October 2007              

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Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  8

 

Page  17,  line  38  [Clause  27],  after ‘society;’, insert—

 

‘(ca)    

a limited liability partnership;’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  9

 

Page  18,  line  28  [Clause  28],  leave out ‘Secretary of State’ and insert ‘appropriate

 

Minister’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  10

 

Page  18,  line  29  [Clause  28],  leave out ‘he’ and insert ‘that person’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  84

 

Page  19,  line  5  [Clause  28],  at beginning insert—

 

‘“appropriate Minister” means—

 

(a)    

in relation to a relevant body falling within paragraph (a) or (b)

 

of the definition of “relevant body” below, the Treasury; and

 

(b)    

in relation to any other relevant body, the Secretary of State;’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  12

 

Page  19,  line  16  [Clause  28],  after ‘registered;’, insert—

 

‘“partnership” does not include a relevant body;’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  13

 

Page  19,  line  22  [Clause  28],  after ‘society;’, insert—

 

‘(ca)    

a limited liability partnership;’.

 


 

David Davis

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

James Brokenshire

 

Not called  79

 

Page  25,  line  20  [Clause  35],  leave out subsection (2).


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 22nd October 2007              

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Serious Crime Bill [Lords] continued

 
 

David Davis

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

James Brokenshire

 

Not called  80

 

Page  25,  line  25  [Clause  35],  leave out from ‘is’ to ‘that’ in line 27.

 


 

Mr Secretary Straw

 

Agreed to  54

 

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

 

Agreed to  55

 

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—

 

(a)    

is necessary to pursue the public interest objective;

 

(b)    

relates to an information society service that prejudices that objective or

 

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

 

(c)    

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.’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  14

 

Page  47,  line  29  [Clause  81],  leave out ‘the Director of Public Prosecutions,’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  15

 

Page  50,  line  23  [Clause  85],  after ‘33,’, insert ‘(Costs in relation to authorised

 

monitors),’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 22nd October 2007              

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Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  16

 

Page  50,  line  23  [Clause  85],  after ‘7,’, insert ‘24(9),’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  85

 

Page  51,  line  12  [Clause  89],  after ‘(2);’, insert—

 

‘(ba)    

section (Incidents involving serious violence: powers to stop and

 

search);’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  17

 

Page  51,  line  18  [Clause  89],   after ‘sections)’, insert ‘and paragraphs 10, 11 and

 

18A of Schedule 2’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  18

 

Page  51,  line  23  [Clause  89],  leave out ‘and’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  19

 

Page  51,  line  24  [Clause  89],  at end insert ‘and

 

(g)    

section (Civil recovery management receivers)(1) and (2)’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  20

 

Page  51,  line  27  [Clause  89],  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

section 69(4);’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  21

 

Page  52,  line  5  [Clause  90],  after ‘(4)’, insert ‘but, subject to this, including the

 

Schedules’.

 


 

David Davis

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

James Brokenshire

 

Not called  81

 

Page  56,  line  27  [Schedule  1],  at end insert—


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 22nd October 2007              

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‘Computer Crime

 

13A      

An offence under section 1 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (unauthorised

 

access to computer material).

 

13B      

An offence under section 2 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (unauthorised

 

access with intent to commit or facilitate the commission of further offences).

 

13C      

An offence under section 3 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (unauthorised

 

modification of computer material).’.

 


 

David Davis

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

James Brokenshire

 

Not called  82

 

Page  60,  line  31  [Schedule  1],  at end insert—

 

‘Computer Crime

 

25A      

An offence under section 1 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (unauthorised

 

access to computer material).

 

25B      

An offence under section 2 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (unauthorised

 

access with intent to commit or facilitate the commission of further offences).

 

25C      

An offence under section 3 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (unauthorised

 

modification of computer material).’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  22

 

Page  64,  line  21  [Schedule  2],  at end insert—

 

‘18A      

Sections 75(1) and (2) and 76(1) of, and Schedule 9 to, the Northern Ireland

 

Act 1998 (c. 47) (duties of public authorities) do not apply to the functions of

 

the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland under this Part.’.

 


 

Mr Secretary Straw

 

Agreed to  56

 

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

 

‘20A      

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

 

(a)    

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

 

(b)    

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

 

Mr Secretary Straw

 

Agreed to  57

 

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

 

‘21A      

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

 

Act).’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 22nd October 2007              

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Mr Secretary Straw

 

Agreed to  58

 

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

 

‘27A      

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

 

(a)    

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

 

the United Kingdom);

 

(b)    

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

 

listed sexual offence).’.

 


 

Mr Secretary Straw

 

Agreed to  59

 

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

 

‘29A      

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

 

(N.I.24))—

 

(a)    

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

 

(b)    

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

 


 

Mr Secretary Straw

 

Agreed to  60

 

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

 

Mr Secretary Straw

 

Agreed to  61

 

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

 

‘48      

In the Terrorism Act 2006 (c. 11)—

 

(a)    

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

 

(b)    

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

 


 

Mr Secretary Straw

 

Agreed to  62

 

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

 

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

 

55A      

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

 

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

 



 
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