Criminal Justice and Courts Bill

AmendmentS
to be moved
on report

Clause 19

BARONESS FINLAY OF LLANDAFF

 

Page 18, line 3, leave out “It is an offence for”

 

Page 18, line 4, leave out from “worker” to end of line 4 and insert- “commits an
offence if—

( )   the care worker’s activities amount to a breach of a relevant duty of
care owed by the care worker to the individual who is ill-treated or
neglected;

( )   the absence of the breach, the ill-treatment or wilful neglect would
not have occurred or would have been less likely to occur.”

Clause 20

BARONESS FINLAY OF LLANDAFF

 

Page 19, line 18, leave out “gross”

 

Page 20, line 7, leave out ““gross””

After Clause 28

LORD MARKS OF HENLEY-ON-THAMES

BARONESS GRENDER

BARONESS BRINTON

BARONESS BARKER

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Publication of private sexual images

(1)     It shall be an offence for a person to publish a private sexual image of
another identifiable person without their consent where this disclosure
causes distress to the person who is the subject of the image.

(2)     A person is not guilty of an offence under subsection (1) if he or she-—

(a)   reasonably believed that the person who is the subject of the image
had consented to its publication;

(b)   reasonably believed that the publication of the image would not
cause distress;

(c)   reasonably believed that the image had previously been published;
or

(d)   did not intend to publish the image.

(3)     For the purposes of this section it is immaterial who owns the copyright of
the published image.

(4)     An offence under this section is punishable by—

(a)   on conviction on indictment, imprisonment for a term of not
exceeding 2 years or a fine (or both);

(b)   on summary conviction, imprisonment for a term of not exceeding
6 months or a fine (or both).

Prepared 11th October 2014