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Amendments to the Sexual Offences Bill [HL]

Sexual Offences Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Clause 3

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 2, line 22, after "person" insert "sharing the characteristics of A"
Page 2, line 24, after "person" insert "sharing the characteristics of A"
Page 2, line 26, leave out subsection (4)
Page 3, line 8, after "person" insert "sharing the characteristics of A"
 

Clause 5

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 3, line 10, after "person" insert "sharing the characteristics of A"
Page 3, line 12, leave out subsection (4)
 

Clause 7

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 3, line 39, after "person" insert "sharing the characteristics of A"
Page 3, line 41, after "person" insert "sharing the characteristics of A"
Page 4, line 1, leave out subsection (4)
 

Clause 10

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 5, line 11, after "indictment" insert—
"(a)  where subsection (3) applies, to imprisonment for life;
(b)  in any other case"
Page 5, line 11, at end insert—
"(3)  This subsection applies if the offence was against a person under 13 at the time of the offence and the activity caused involved—
(a)  penetration of B's anus or vagina,
(b)  penetration of B's mouth with a person's penis,
(c)  penetration of a person's anus or vagina with a part of B's body or by B with anything else,
(d)  penetration of a person's mouth with B's penis."
 

Clause 12

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 5, line 42, at end insert "on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years where B is under 13 at the time of the offence, and in any other case"
 

Clause 13

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 6, line 16, at end insert "on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years where B is under 13 at the time of the offence, and in any other case"
 

Clause 15

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 7, line 3, at end insert—
"(   )  providing bona fide advice and information about the emotional and physical aspects of sexual relations,"
 

Clause 54

 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

Transpose Clause 54 to after Clause 58
 

Clause 56

 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

Transpose Clause 56 to after Clause 58
 

Clause 58

 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

Page 28, line 38, leave out from beginning to "person" in line 39 and insert "For the purposes of sections 53 to 57, a"
Page 28, line 42, leave out subsection (3)
Page 29, line 6, at beginning insert "In those sections"
 

After Clause 58

 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Sections 54 and 56: interpretation
(1)  In sections 54 and 56, "gain" means—
(a)  any financial advantage, including the discharge of an obligation to pay or the provision of goods or services (including sexual services) gratuitously or at a discount; or
(b)  the goodwill of any person which is or appears likely, in time, to bring financial advantage.
(2)  In those sections "prostitute" and "prostitution" have the meaning given by section 58(4)."
 

Before Clause 69

 

THE BARONESS BLATCH

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Sexual activity in a public lavatory
(1)  A person commits an offence if—
(a)  he is in a public lavatory,
(b)  he intentionally engages in an activity within subsection (2),
(c)  the activity is sexual.
(2)  An activity is within this subsection if it involves—
(a)  a person, with a part of that person's body or anything else, penetrating that or another person's vagina or anus;
(b)  a person, with his penis, penetrating the mouth of another person; or
(c)  a person touching another person's vagina, anus or penis other than through the other person's clothes.
(3)  A lavatory is a public lavatory if the public or any section of the public has or is permitted to have access to it whether on payment or otherwise.
(4)  A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable—
(a)  on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, or both;
(b)  on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years."
 

Clause 75

 

THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER

Page 35, line 36, at end insert—
"(   )  providing bona fide advice and information about the emotional and physical aspects of sexual relations,"

 
 
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29 May 2003