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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 7th May 2008

 

Proceedings

 

on Consideration of Lords Message

 

Criminal Justice and immigration Bill


 

On Consideration of Lords Reasons for insisting on Amendments


 

Lords Reasons Nos. 9B, 301B and 327B

 

Secretary Jack Straw                                                                                        

Agreed to

 

To move, That this House does not insist on its disagreement with the Lords in their

 

Amendments Nos. 9, 301 and 327.

 


 

Lords Reason No. 285B

 

Secretary Jack Straw                                                                                        

Agreed to on division

 

To move, That this House does not insist on its disagreement with the Lords in their

 

Amendment No. 285.

 


 

Lords Reason No. 285B

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

To move, That this House insists on its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendment No.

 

285 but proposes the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of that Amendment:—

 

Not selected  (a)

 

Page  88,  line  12,  at end insert the following new Clause:—


 
 

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message: 7th May 2008  

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Criminal Justice and immigration Bill, continued

 
 

      

‘Guidance

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must issue guidance explaining the operation of the

 

offences under Part 3A of the Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64) that involve hatred

 

on the grounds of sexual orientation.

 

(2)    

When considering whether to consent to a prosecution for an offence falling

 

within subsection (1), the Attorney General must have particular regard to—

 

(a)    

guidance issued under subsection (1), and

 

(b)    

the importance of the right to freedom of expression provided by the

 

European Convention on Human Rights.’.

 

 


 
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