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Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.]

This is the Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 18th November 1999.

 

 

The Government have announced that they shall not be proceeding with this Bill and that they shall introduce a No.2 Bill in the House of Commons this session.

 

 


EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, are published separately as HL Bill 3- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Bassam of Brighton has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.] are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause 
1.Determination of mode of trial.
2.Amendments and repeals.
3.Commencement.
4.Extent.
5.Short title.
 

SCHEDULES:
    Schedule 1-Minor and Consequential Amendments.
    Schedule 2-Repeals.
 


 
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