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Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill


 

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill

 

[AS AMENDED ON REPORT]

 
 

The Bill is divided into two volumes. Volume I contains the Clauses. Volume II

contains the Schedules to the Bill.

Contents

Part 1

Youth rehabilitation orders

Youth rehabilitation orders

1   

Youth rehabilitation orders

2   

Breach, revocation or amendment of youth rehabilitation orders

3   

Transfer of youth rehabilitation orders to Northern Ireland

4   

Meaning of “the responsible officer”

5   

Responsible officer and offender: duties in relation to the other

Supplementary

6   

Abolition of certain youth orders and related amendments

7   

Youth rehabilitation orders: interpretation

8   

Isles of Scilly

Part 2

Sentencing

General sentencing provisions

9   

Purposes etc. of sentencing: offenders aged under 18

10   

Effect of restriction on imposing community sentences

11   

Restriction on power to make a community order

Custodial sentences

12   

Sentences of imprisonment for public protection

13   

Sentences of detention for public protection

14   

Extended sentences for certain violent or sexual offences: persons 18 or over

15   

Extended sentences for certain violent or sexual offences: persons under 18

16   

The assessment of dangerousness

17   

Further amendments relating to sentences for public protection

18   

Indeterminate sentences: determination of tariffs

19   

Consecutive terms of imprisonment

 

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Release and recall of prisoners

20   

Credit for period of remand on bail: terms of imprisonment and detention

21   

Credit for period of remand on bail: other cases

22   

Credit for period of remand on bail: transitional provisions

23   

Minimum conditions for early release under section 246(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003

24   

Release on licence of prisoners serving extended sentences

25   

Release of certain long-term prisoners under Criminal Justice Act 1991

26   

Application of section 35(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 to prisoners liable to removal from the UK

27   

Release of fine defaulters and contemnors under Criminal Justice Act 1991

28   

Release of prisoners after recall

29   

Further review and release of prisoners after recall

30   

Recall of life prisoners: abolition of requirement for recommendation by Parole Board

31   

Release of prisoners recalled following release under Criminal Justice Act 1991

Early removal of prisoners from the United Kingdom

32   

Removal under Criminal Justice Act 1991

33   

Removal under Criminal Justice Act 2003

Referral orders

34   

Referral conditions

35   

Power to revoke a referral order

36   

Extension of period for which young offender contract has effect

Enforcement of sentences

37   

Imposition of unpaid work requirement for breach of community order

38   

Youth default orders

39   

Power to impose attendance centre requirement on fine defaulter

40   

Disclosure of information for enforcing fines

Part 3

Appeals

Appeals by defendant

41   

Power of Court of Appeal to disregard developments in the law: England and Wales

42   

Power of Court of Appeal to disregard developments in the law: Northern Ireland

Appeals by prosecution

43   

Determination of prosecution appeals: England and Wales

44   

Determination of prosecution appeals: Northern Ireland

 
 

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Miscellaneous

45   

Review of sentence on reference by Attorney General

46   

Further amendments relating to appeals in criminal cases

Part 4

Other criminal justice provisions

Alternatives to prosecution

47   

Alternatives to prosecution for offenders under 18

48   

Protection for spent cautions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

49   

Criminal conviction certificates and criminal record certificates

Bail

50   

Bail conditions: electronic monitoring

51   

Bail for summary offences and certain other offences to be tried summarily

Proceedings in magistrates’ courts

52   

Allocation of offences triable either way etc.

53   

Trial or sentencing in absence of accused in magistrates’ courts

54   

Extension of powers of non-legal staff

Criminal legal aid

55   

Provisional grant of right to representation

56   

Disclosure of information to enable assessment of financial eligibility

57   

Pilot schemes

Miscellaneous

58   

SFO’s pre-investigation powers in relation to bribery and corruption: foreign officers etc

59   

Contents of an accused’s defence statement

60   

Compensation for miscarriages of justice

61   

Annual report on the Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Act 1998

Part 5

Criminal law

Pornography etc.

62   

Possession of extreme pornographic images

63   

Exclusion of classified films etc.

64   

Defence

65   

Penalties etc. for possession of extreme pornographic images

66   

Special rules relating to providers of information society services

67   

Indecent photographs of children

68   

Indecent photographs of children (Northern Ireland)

69   

Maximum penalty for publication etc. of obscene articles

 
 

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Sexual offences

70   

Offences committed outside the United Kingdom

71   

Grooming and adoption

Hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation

72   

Hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation

Offences relating to nuclear material and nuclear facilities

73   

Offences relating to the physical protection of nuclear material and nuclear facilities

Self-defence etc

74   

Reasonable force for purposes of self-defence etc.

Unlawfully obtaining etc. personal data

75   

Power to alter penalty for unlawfully obtaining etc. personal data

76   

New defence for purposes of journalism and other special purposes

77   

Data protection: additional offences

Blasphemy

78   

Abolition of common law offences of blasphemy and blasphemous libel

Part 6

International co-operation in relation to criminal justice matters

Recognition of financial penalties: requests to other member States

79   

Requests to other member States: England and Wales

80   

Procedure on issue of certificate: England and Wales

81   

Requests to other member States: Northern Ireland

82   

Procedure on issue of certificate: Northern Ireland

Recognition of financial penalties: requests from other member States

83   

Requests from other member States: England and Wales

84   

Procedure on receipt of certificate by designated officer

85   

Modification of Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980

86   

Requests from other member States: Northern Ireland

87   

Procedure on receipt of certificate by clerk of petty sessions

88   

Modification of Magistrates’ Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

89   

Transfer of certificates to central authority for Scotland

Recognition of financial penalties: miscellaneous

90   

Recognition of financial penalties: general

91   

Interpretation of sections 79 to 90 etc.

 
 

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Repatriation of prisoners

92   

Delivery of prisoner to place abroad for purposes of transfer out of the United Kingdom

93   

Issue of warrant transferring responsibility for detention and release of an offender to or from the relevant Minister

94   

Powers to arrest and detain persons believed to fall within section 4A(3) of the Repatriation of Prisoners Act 1984

95   

Amendments relating to Scotland

Mutual legal assistance in revenue matters

96   

Power to transfer functions under Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 in relation to direct taxation

Part 7

Violent Offender Orders

Violent offender orders

97   

Violent offender orders

98   

Qualifying offenders

99   

Applications for violent offender orders

100   

Making of violent offender orders

101   

Provisions that orders may contain

102   

Variation, renewal or discharge of violent offender orders

103   

Interim violent offender orders

104   

Appeals

Notification requirements

105   

Offenders subject to notification requirements

106   

Notification requirements: initial notification

107   

Notification requirements: changes

108   

Notification requirements: periodic notification

109   

Notification requirements: travel outside United Kingdom

110   

Method of notification and related matters

Supplementary

111   

Offences

112   

Supply of information to Secretary of State etc.

113   

Supply of information by Secretary of State etc.

114   

Information about release or transfer

115   

Interpretation of Part 7

Part 8

Anti-social behaviour

Premises closure orders

116   

Closure orders: premises associated with persistent disorder or nuisance

 
 

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Nuisance or disturbance on hospital premises

117   

Offence of causing nuisance or disturbance on NHS premises

118   

Power to remove person causing nuisance or disturbance

119   

Guidance about the power to remove etc.

120   

Nuisance or disturbance on HSS premises

Anti-social behaviour orders etc. in respect of children and young persons

121   

Review of anti-social behaviour orders etc.

122   

Individual support orders

Parenting contracts and parenting orders

123   

Parenting contracts and parenting orders: local authorities

Part 9

Policing

Misconduct procedures etc.

124   

Police misconduct and performance procedures

125   

Investigation of complaints of police misconduct etc.

Financial assistance

126   

Financial assistance under section 57 of the Police Act 1996

Inspection

127   

Inspection of police authorities

Part 10

Special immigration status

128   

Designation

129   

“Foreign criminal”

130   

Effect of designation

131   

Conditions

132   

Support

133   

Support: supplemental

134   

End of designation

135   

Interpretation: general

Part 11

Miscellaneous

Industrial action by prison officers

136   

Amendment of section 127 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

137   

Power to suspend the operation of section 127 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

 
 

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Sex offenders

138   

Disclosure of information about convictions etc of child sex offenders to members of the public

139   

Sexual offences prevention orders: relevant sexual offences

140   

Notification requirements: prescribed information

Persistent sales of tobacco to persons under 18

141   

Persistent sales of tobacco to persons under 18

Armed forces legislation

142   

Amendments to armed forces legislation

Automatic deportation of criminals

143   

Convention against human trafficking

Part 12

General

144   

Orders, rules and regulations

145   

Consequential etc. amendments and transitional and saving provision

146   

Repeals and revocations

147   

Financial provisions

148   

Effect of amendments to criminal justice provisions applied for purposes of service law

149   

Extent

150   

Commencement

151   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Further provisions about youth rehabilitation orders

Part 1   —   

Provisions to be included in youth rehabilitation orders

Part 2   —   

Requirements

Part 3   —   

Provisions applying where court proposes to make youth

rehabilitation order

Part 4   —   

Provisions applying where court makes youth rehabilitation

order etc.

Schedule 2   —   

Breach, revocation or amendment of youth rehabilitation orders

Part 1   —   

Preliminary

Part 2   —   

Breach of requirement of order

Part 3   —   

Revocation of order

Part 4   —   

Amendment of order

Part 5   —   

Powers of court in relation to order following subsequent

conviction

Part 6   —   

Supplementary

Schedule 3   —   

Transfer of youth rehabilitation orders to Northern Ireland

 
 

 
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