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AMENDMENT
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Before Clause 81

 

THE LORD HUNT OF WIRRAL
THE LORD KINGSLAND

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Court of Appeal: review of unduly lenient sentences (indecent photographs of children)
(1)  Part IV of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33) (reviews of sentencing) shall apply to any case in which sentence is passed on a person for any of the following offences—
(a)  offences under the Protection of Children Act 1978 (c. 37),
(b)  offences under Article 3 of the Protection of Children (Northern Ireland) Order (S.I. 1978/1047) (indecent photographs of children),
(c)  offences under section 160 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33) (possession of indecent photograph of child),
(d)  offences under Article 15 of the Criminal Justice (Evidence, etc) (Northern Ireland) Order (S.I. 1988/1847) (possession of indecent photograph of child),
(e)  attempting to commit, or inciting the commission of, any of the offences described above.
(2)  This section extends to England and Wales and to Northern Ireland."

 
 
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