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Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill

This is the text of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill, as amended on Report in the House of Lords and printed on 31st October 2000.

 
 
  
Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

PART I
THE NEW SERVICES
CHAPTER I
NATIONAL PROBATION SERVICE FOR ENGLAND AND WALES
Introduction
Clause 
1.Purposes of the Chapter.
2.Aims of the Service.

Functions
3.Functions of the Secretary of State.
4.Local boards.
5.Functions of local boards.
6.The inspectorate.
7.Functions of inspectorate.

Miscellaneous
8.Support services.
9.Approved premises.
10.Default powers.

CHAPTER II
CHILDREN AND FAMILY COURT ADVISORY AND SUPPORT SERVICE
11.Establishment of the Service.
12.Principal functions of the Service.
13.Other powers of the Service.
14.Provision of staff or services to other organisations.
15.Right to conduct litigation and right of audience.
16.Cross-examination of officers of the Service.
17.Inspection.

CHAPTER III
GENERAL
Property and staff
18.Definitions.
19.Property.
20.Transfer of staff.
21.Effect of transfer of eligible employees.
22.Effect of transfer of chief probation officers.
23.Transfer of staff in consequence of arrangements under Part I.

Provision for the protection of children
24.Provision for the protection of children.

Interpretation
25.Interpretation of Part I.

PART II
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN
Disqualification orders
26.Meaning of "offence against a child".
27.Equivalent armed forces offences.
28.Disqualification from working with children: adults.
29.Disqualification from working with children: juveniles.
30.Sections 28 and 29: supplemental.
31.Appeals.
32.Review of disqualification.
33.Conditions for application under section 32.

Effect of disqualification from working with children
34.Persons disqualified from working with children: offences.
35.Meaning of "regulated position".
36.Disqualification in Scotland or Northern Ireland.
37.Rehabilitation of offenders.

Indecent photographs of children: increase of maximum penalties
38.Indecent photographs of children: increase of maximum penalties.

General
39.Interpretation of Part II.

PART III
DEALING WITH OFFENDERS
CHAPTER I
COMMUNITY SENTENCES
Renaming certain community orders
40.Probation orders renamed community rehabilitation orders.
41.Community service orders renamed community punishment orders.
42.Combination orders renamed community punishment and rehabilitation orders.

New community orders
43.Exclusion orders.
44.Drug abstinence orders.

Miscellaneous
45.Pre-sentence drug testing.
46.Community sentences: drug abstinence requirements.
47.Community sentences: curfew requirements.
48.Community sentences: exclusion requirements.
49.Community sentences: electronic monitoring of requirements.
50.Breach of community orders: warning and punishment.
51.Breach of community orders: failure to answer summons.
52.Regulation of community orders.

CHAPTER II
MISCELLANEOUS
Young offenders: reprimands and warnings
53.Reprimands and warnings.

Police powers: drugs
54.Testing persons in police detention.

Bail
55.Right to bail: relevance of drug misuse.

Detention
56.Remand centres.
57.Life sentences: tariffs.
58.Abolition of sentences of detention in a young offender institution, custody for life, etc.

Release of prisoners on licence etc.
59.Release on licence etc: conditions as to monitoring.
60.Supervision of young offenders after release.
61.Release on licence etc: drug testing requirements.
62.Short-term prisoners: release subject to curfew conditions.

Sexual or violent offenders
63.Amendments of the Sex Offenders Act 1997.
64.Arrangements for assessing etc. risks posed by certain offenders.
65.Section 64: interpretation.
66.Duties of local boards in connection with victims of certain offences.

CHAPTER III
SUPPLEMENTARY
67.Interpretation, etc.

PART IV
GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTARY
CHAPTER I
GENERAL
68.Access to driver licensing records.
69.Failure to secure regular attendance at school: increase in penalty.
70.Parenting orders: responsible officer.
71.Amendments.
72.Repeals.

CHAPTER II
SUPPLEMENTARY
73.Subordinate legislation.
74.Supplementary and consequential provision, etc.
75.General interpretation.
76.Expenses.
77.Commencement.
78.Extent.
79.Short title.
 

SCHEDULES:
    Schedule 1-Local boards.
    Schedule 2-Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.
    Schedule 3-Transfer of property.
    Schedule 4-Meaning of "offence against a child".
    Schedule 5-Amendments of the Sex Offenders Act 1997.
    Schedule 6-Trigger offences.
    Schedule 7-Minor and consequential amendments.
    Part I-New names.
    Part II-General.
    Schedule 8-Repeals.
 


 
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