Amendments proposed to the Criminal Justice and Police Bill - continued House of Commons

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Arrangements for detention in secure training centres

   

Mr Charles Clarke

NC12

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1) In section 23 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (remands and committals to local authority accommodation), after subsection (7) there shall be inserted—

            "(7A) Where a person is remanded to local authority accommodation and a security requirement is imposed in respect of him—

          (a) the designated local authority may, with the consent of the Secretary of State, arrange for the person to be detained, for the whole or any part of the period of the remand or committal, in a secure training centre; and

          (b) his detention there pursuant to the arrangements shall be lawful.

            (7B) Arrangements under subsection (7A) above may include provision for payments to be made by the authority to the Secretary of State."

    (2) In section 88(1)(c) of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (meaning of "remand in custody"), after "secure accommodation" there shall be inserted "or detained in a secure training centre pursuant to arrangements under subsection (7A) of that section".

    (3) In section 101(11)(c) of that Act (account to be taken of remands in the court's determination of the term of a detention and training order), after "secure accommodation" there shall be inserted "or detained in a secure training centre pursuant to arrangements under subsection (7A) of that section".'


Exclusion of prisoners convicted of assaulting police officers, etc, from power to release short-term prisoners on licence

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    'In section 34A of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 (power to release short-term prisoners on licence), after subsection (2)(b) there is inserted—

    "(ba) the sentence is for any of the following offences—

            (i) an offence under section 89 of the Police Act 1996 (assaulting, obstructing or resisting a constable);

            (ii) an offence under section 38 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (assault with intent to resist arrest);

            (iii) an offence under section 18, section 20, or section 47 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (wounding, causing grevous bodily harm and causing actual bodily harm) committed against a constable in the execution of his duty.".'.


Exclusion of prisoners convicted of offences against children from power to release short-term prisoners on licence

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    'In section 34A of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 (power to release short-term prisoners on licence), after subsection (2)(c) there is inserted—

            "(ca)(i) the sentence is for an offence listed in paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 to the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000; or

            (ii) the sentence is for an offence listed in paragraph 2 of Schedule 4 to the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 which is committed against a person under the age of 18; or

            (iii) the sentence is for an offence which causes the prisoner to fall within paragraph 3 of Schedule 4 to the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000.".'.


Section 19 guidance

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—The Secretary of State shall issue guidance—

    (a) about the exercise of the discretion given to senior police officers by section 19 of this Act;

(b) about the giving of closure orders; and

(c) with a view to encouraging good practice in connection with the operation of section 19.'.


Child's Penalty Notice

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—( ) A constable who has reason to believe that a person aged 16 or over has committed an offence contrary to section 169C of the Licensing Act 1964 may give him a penalty notice in respect of that offence at a police station (Child's penalty notice).

    ( ) Save as set out in subsection (1) of this section, the like provisions in respect of penalty notices shall apply in respect of a child's penalty notice.'.


Application to magistrates' court

   

Sir Nicholas Lyell
Mr Crispin Blunt

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—If a person to whom a penalty notice is alleged to have been given in accordance with sections 2 and 3, but who for whatever reason has failed to ask for this alleged offence to be tried in accordance with section 4 nonetheless thereafter shall make application to the relevant magistrates' court in writing for the penalty notice to be set aside the court shall consider the application and if in all the circumstances it is right in the interests of justice to do so shall either set the notice aside or shall order the matter to be tried.'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE (29TH JANUARY)

    Ordered, That the following provisions shall apply to the Criminal Justice and Police Bill:

Standing Committee

    1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

    2. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.

    3. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 8th March 2001.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at half past eight o'clock on the day on which those proceedings are commenced or, if that day is Thursday, at half past five o'clock on that day.

    5. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at ten o'clock on the day on which those proceedings are commenced or, if that day is Thursday, at seven o'clock on that day.

    6. Sessional Order B (Programming Committees) made by the House on 7th November 2000 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Lords amendments and further messages from the Lords

    7. Paragraphs (6) and (7) of Sessional Order A (varying and supplementing programme motions) made by the House on 7th November 2000 shall not apply to proceedings on any motion to vary or supplement this order for the purpose of allocating time to proceedings on consideration of any Lords amendments, or on any further messages from the Lords, and the question on any such motion shall be put forthwith.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE (6TH FEBRUARY)

    That—

    (1) during proceedings on the Criminal Justice and Police Bill the Standing Committee do meet on Tuesdays at half-past Ten o'clock and half-past Four o'clock and on Thursdays at five minutes to Ten o'clock and between half-past Two o'clock and Five o'clock;

    (2) the Committee shall not meet on Thursday 8th February, Tuesday 20th February or Thursday 22nd February;

    (3) 14 sittings in all shall be allotted to the consideration of the Bill by the Committee;

    (4) the proceedings on the Bill shall be taken in the following order, namely Clauses 1 to 45, Schedule 1, Clauses 46 to 49, Schedule 2, Clauses 50 to 69, Schedule 3, Clauses 70 to 86, Schedule 4, Clauses 87 to 101, Schedule 5, Clauses 102 to 106, Schedule 6, Clauses 107 to 127, Schedule 7, Clauses 128 to 131, Schedule 8, Clause 132, new Clauses, new Schedules;

    (5) the proceedings on the Bill shall be brought to a conclusion at the 14th sitting at Five o'clock.


 
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