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Amendments to the Sexual Offences Bill [HL]

Sexual Offences Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE


 

Clause 13

 

THE BARONESS THORNTON

Page 5, line 40, leave out "or pseudo-photograph" and insert ", pseudo-photograph or any other visual depiction"
Page 6, line 4, at end insert ", and
(d)  for the purpose of obtaining sexual gratification or for gain, he intentionally or recklessly causes or allows another person (B) to read or possess any text which a reasonable person would be likely to understand to be obscene within the meaning of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 (c. 66)"
 

Clause 14

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 6, line 13, leave out subsection (2)
 

Clause 26

 

THE BARONESS BLATCH

 The Baroness Blatch gives notice of her intention to oppose the Question that Clause 26 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 27

 

THE BARONESS BLATCH

 The Baroness Blatch gives notice of her intention to oppose the Question that Clause 27 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 33

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 15, line 38, leave out "disorder or learning disability" and insert "disability or physical incapacity"
Page 15, line 41, leave out "disorder or learning disability" and insert "disability or physical incapacity"
 

Clause 61

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 28, line 8, after "(B)" insert "using force, coercion, deception or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability"
 

Clause 62

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 28, line 24, after "(B)" insert "using force, coercion, deception or abuse or of a position of vulnerability"
 

Clause 63

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 28, line 40, after "(B)" insert "using force, coercion, deception or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability"
 

Clause 110

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 56, line 31, at end insert—
"(   )  communicating with a child in such a way as to induce the child to believe that the person is himself a child or is significantly younger than the person's actual age."
 

Schedule 4

 

THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY

Page 81, line 17, at end insert—
 

"Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100)

      In the Offences Against Person Act 1861 (c. 100), omit—
(a)  section 61 (buggery), and
(b)  section 62 (assault with intent to commit buggery or indecent assault upon a male person).
 

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (c. 69)

      In the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885, omit section 11 (gross indecency between men).
 

Vagrancy Act 1898 (c. 39)

      In the Vagrancy Act 1898 (c. 39), omit section 1(1)(b) (soliciting and importuning by men for immoral purposes)."
Page 81, line 34, at end insert—
 

"Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 28)

      In section 9(1)(a) of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 28) after "indecent behaviour", insert "not constituting sexual activity"."
Page 82, line 22, at end insert—
 

"The Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (S.I. 1981/1675 (N.I.26))

      In article 29(1) of The Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (S.I. 1981/1675 (N.I. 26)), omit "[or with an offence under section 1(1)(b) of the Vagrancy Act 1898 (soliciting or importuning by men for immoral purposes) where the immoral purpose is the commission of a homosexual act]"."
Page 82, line 25, at end insert—
 

"Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 (S.I. 1982/1536 (N.I. 19))

      In the Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 (S.I. 1982/1526 (N.I. 17)), omit—
(a)  article 3 (homosexual acts in private),
(b)  article 6 (revised punishment for homosexual acts),
(c)  article 7 (procuring others to commit homosexual acts),
(d)  article 8 (living on earnings of male prostitution),
(e)  article 10 (time limit on prosecutions),
(f)  article 11 (restriction on prosecutions), and
(g)  article 13 (past offences)."
 

Schedule 5

 

THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY

Page 86, line 7, at end insert—
  "Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100)Sections 61, and 62.
  Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (c. 69)Section 11.
  Vagrancy Act 1898 (c. 39)Section 1(1)(b)."
Page 86, line 35, at end insert—
  "The Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (S.I. 1981/1675 (N.I. 26))In Article 29(1) the words "[or with an offence under section 1(1)(b) of the Vagrancy Act 1898 (soliciting or importuning by men for immoral purposes) where the immoral purpose is the commission of a homosexual act]".
Page 86, line 37, at end insert—
  "Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 (S.I. 1982/1536 (N.I. 19))Articles 3, 6 to 8, 10, 11, and 13."
 

Clause 127

 

THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY

Page 66, line 8, after "Wales" insert "and Northern Ireland"
Page 66, line 9, leave out subsection (2) and insert—
"(2)  All provisions of Part 1 of this Act shall extend to Northern Ireland only in so far as they relate to offences between men and between women."

 
 
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20 March 2003