Sexual Offences Bill [HL]—
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Clause 50

 

THE BARONESS BLATCH

 The Baroness Blatch gives notice of her intention to oppose the Question that Clause 50 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 51

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD RIX
THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 51 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 52

285[Withdrawn]
 

THE BARONESS THORNTON

285APage 24, line 7, leave out subsections (3) to (5)
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE BARONESS THORNTON
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

286Page 24, line 28, leave out subsection (5)
 

Clause 53

 

THE BARONESS THORNTON
THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

287Page 24, leave out lines 35 and 36
 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

288Page 25, line 1, after "crime" insert ", or for the purposes of criminal proceedings,"
289Page 25, line 14, at end insert—
"(   )  After Article 3 of the Protection of Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/1047 (N.I. 17)) insert—
      "Exception for criminal investigations or proceedings
     3A.   (1)   It is not an offence under Article 3(1)(a) for a person to make an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child in accordance with an authorisation under this section.
    (2)      An authorisation may be given only if it appears to the person or persons giving it to be necessary for the purposes of the prevention, detection or investigation of crime, or for the purposes of criminal proceedings, in any part of the world, or for any particular purpose falling within those purposes.
    (3)      An authorisation—
    (a)  must be in writing,
    (b)  must specify the person to whom it is given and the purpose or purposes for which it is given, and
    (c)  may specify conditions to which it is subject.
    (4)      An authorisation may be given by—
    (a)  the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland,
    (b)  the Director General of the National Crime Squad,
    (c)  the Director General of the National Crime Intelligence Service,
    (d)  the Commissioners of Customs and Excise, or
    (e)  the Director of Public Prosecutions.""
 

Clause 54

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

290Page 25, line 18, after "intentionally" insert "or knowingly"
 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

291Page 25, line 28, at end insert "(including sexual services)"
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

292Page 26, line 1, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 55

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

293Page 26, line 9, after "intentionally" insert "or knowingly"
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

294Page 26, line 9, leave out from "to" to end of line 10 and insert "be abused through prostitution, or to be involved in the making or production of abusive or indecent images,"
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

295Page 26, line 11, leave out paragraph (b)
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

296Page 26, line 18, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 56

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

297Page 26, line 24, after "intentionally" insert "or knowingly"
298Page 26, line 26, leave out paragraph (b)
 

THE LORD FAULKNER OF WORCESTER
THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE BARONESS WALMSLEY

299Page 26, line 26, after "so" insert "using fear, force or fraud"
 

THE LORD LUCAS

299APage 26, line 26, after "so" insert "using force, coercion, deception or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability"
299BPage 26, line 26, at end insert—
"(1A)  No offence is committed under this section by advertising the availability of the services of a prostitute."
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

300Page 26, line 28, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 57

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

301Page 26, line 34, after "intentionally" insert "or knowingly"
 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

302Page 26, line 35, at end insert "in any part of the world"
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

303Page 26, line 36, leave out paragraph (b)
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

304Page 27, line 1, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 58

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

305Page 27, line 7, after "intentionally" insert "or knowingly"
 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

306Page 27, line 8, after "prostitution" insert "in any part of the world"
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

307Page 27, line 9, leave out paragraph (b)
 

THE LORD FAULKNER OF WORCESTER
THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE BARONESS WALMSLEY

308Page 27, line 9, after "so" insert "using fear, force or fraud"
 

THE LORD LUCAS

308ZAPage 27, line 9, after "so" insert "using force, coercion, deception or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability"
 

THE BARONESS WALMSLEY
THE LORD LUCAS

308APage 27, line 9, at end insert—
"(   )  Two sex workers operating together for their mutual personal safety will not be deemed to commit an offence under this Part."
 

THE LORD LUCAS

308BPage 27, line 9, at end insert—
"(1A)  No offence is committed under this section by advertising the availability of the services of a prostitute."
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

309Page 27, line 11, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 59

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

310Page 27, line 17, after "intentionally" insert "or knowingly"
 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

311Page 27, line 18, after "pornography" insert "in any part of the world"
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

312Page 27, line 19, leave out paragraph (b)
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

313Page 27, line 26, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 60

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

314Page 27, line 32, after "indecent" insert "or abusive"
 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

315Page 27, line 37, after "services" insert "(including sexual services)"
 

THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
THE BARONESS WALMSLEY

316Page 27, line 38, leave out paragraph (b)
 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

317Page 28, line 2, at end insert "(including sexual services)"
 

After Clause 60

 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

318Insert the following new Clause—
  "Extension of gender-specific prostitution offences
  Schedule (Extension of gender-specific prostitution offences) (extension of gender-specific prostitution offences) has effect."
 

Clause 61

 

THE LORD HYLTON
THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL

319Page 28, line 6, leave out from "if" to "he" in line 7
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL
THE LORD HYLTON

320Page 28, line 8, after "(B)" insert "using force, coercion, deception, or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability"
321[Withdrawn]
 

THE LORD HYLTON
THE BARONESS NOAKES

321APage 28, line 9, after "B" insert "using force, coercion, deception, or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability"
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

322Page 28, line 17, leave out paragraph (a)
 

THE LORD ALLI
THE BARONESS WALMSLEY
THE LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

322APage 28, line 20, at end insert—
"(   )  A person guilty of an offence against a person aged under 18 under this section is liable on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years."
 

THE LORD ALLI
THE LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

322BPage 28, line 20, at end insert—
"(   )  A person guilty of a second offence against a person aged under 18 under this section is liable on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term of not less than 7 years and not exceeding 14 years."
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD BRENNAN
THE LORD HYLTON

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 61 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 62

 

THE LORD HYLTON
THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL

323Page 28, line 22, leave out from "if" to "he" in line 23
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL
THE LORD HYLTON

324Page 28, line 24, after "(B)" insert "using force, coercion, deception, or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability"
325[Withdrawn]
 

THE LORD HYLTON
THE BARONESS NOAKES

325APage 28, line 25, after "B" insert "using force, coercion, deception, or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability"
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

326Page 28, line 33, leave out paragraph (a)
 

THE LORD ALLI
THE BARONESS WALMSLEY
THE LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

326APage 28, line 36, at end insert—
"(   )  A person guilty of an offence against a person aged under 18 under this section is liable on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years."
 

THE LORD ALLI
THE LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

326BPage 28, line 36, at end insert—
"(   )  A person guilty of a second offence against a person aged under 18 under this section is liable on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term of not less than 7 years and not exceeding 14 years."
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 62 stand part of the Bill.

 
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