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Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill





The Commons insist on their disagreement with the Lords in their Amendments Nos. 2, 3,


5, 6 and 10, do not insist on their Amendments 10F, 10G, 10H and 10I in lieu but propose


Amendments 10K, 10L, 10M and 10N in lieu—


Page 2, line 31, leave out “subsection (1)” and insert “this Act”


Page 3, leave out line 25


Page 13, line 3, at end insert the following new Clause:—



“Power to extend meaning of “relevant duty of care”



The Secretary of State may by order make amendments to this Act to the


effect that a “relevant duty of care” includes a duty of care owed by an


organisation under the law of negligence to a person of a specified


description who—



is in custody or detention, or otherwise is required by virtue of a


statutory provision to remain or reside on particular premises, or is


subject to some other form of restriction of his liberty, and



is by reason of that fact a person for whose safety the organisation


is responsible.



An order under this section—



may amend this Act so as to restrict or disapply exceptions as


regards the application of any provision contained in this Act as a


result of such an order;



may make any amendment to this Act that is incidental or


supplemental to, or consequential on, an amendment made by such


an order.



An order under this section is subject to affirmative resolution procedure.”


As an amendment to the Clause inserted into the Bill after Clause 19 by Lords


Amendment No. 33:—


Line 30, at end insert—


““premises includes land, buildings and moveable structures;”


lords insistence, disagreement and amendments in lieu


The Lords insist on their amendments 2, 3, 5, 6 and 10, disagree with the Commons in their


amendments 10K, 10L, 10M and 10N in lieu but propose Amendments 10P and 10Q in




Page 13, line 19, at beginning insert “Subject to subsection (1A),”


Page 13, line 20, at end insert—



The following provisions of this Act come into force on 1 January 2009—



section 2(1)(d);



sections 3(2), 3(3) and 5(3) so far as they relate to section 2(1)(d).”

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