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Amendments to the Sexual Offences Bill [HL]

Sexual Offences Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Before Clause 1

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Defence of honest belief as to consent
  The provisions of this Act as concerns England and Wales shall not abrogate the jurisdiction of the judiciary to entertain the defence of honest but mistaken belief as to consent as judicially established, and to ensure that an accused who had no guilty mind should not be convicted."
 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Page 1, line 6, leave out ", anus or mouth" and insert "or anus"
Page 1, line 9, leave out "or (3)"
Page 1, line 13, leave out subsection (3)
 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 1, line 14, after "person" insert "sharing the characteristics of A"
Page 1, line 16, after "person" insert "sharing the characteristics of A"
Page 1, line 18, leave out subsection (4)
 

Clause 3

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Page 2, line 17, leave out "or (3)"
Page 2, line 21, leave out subsection (3)
 

Clause 5

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Page 3, line 3, leave out "or (3)"
Page 3, line 7, leave out subsection (3)
 

Clause 7

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Page 3, line 34, leave out "or (3)"
Page 3, line 38, leave out subsection (3)

 
 
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