Sexual Offences Bill [HL]—
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Schedule 5

 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

Page 90, line 4, after "vagabonds)" insert "except so far as extending to Northern Ireland"
Page 90, line 5, at end insert—
      "In section 4 of the Vagrancy Act 1824 as it extends to Northern Ireland, omit the words from "wilfully, openly, lewdly" to "any female; or"."
Page 90, line 11, leave out from "1861" to end of line 14 and insert ", omit sections 61 and 62."
Page 90, line 20, leave out paragraph 5 and insert—
      "The Vagrancy Act 1898 ceases to have effect."
Page 90, line 22, leave out paragraph 6
Page 91, line 13, leave out "In section 21 of"
Page 91, line 14, after "1968" insert "is amended as follows.
(   )      In section 21 (causing or encouraging seduction or prostitution of girl under 17)"
Page 91, line 17, at end insert—
"(   )      In Schedule 1 (offences against children and young persons to which special provisions of that Act apply), at the end insert—
      "Any offence against a child or young person under any of sections 17 to 22, 52 to 62, 69 and 70 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 or any attempt to commit such an offence.""
Page 92, line 8, leave out paragraph 20
Page 93, line 13, leave out sub-paragraphs (4) to (6) and insert—
"(   )      Omit section 20.
(   )      In section 21 (procedural provisions with respect to orders)—
(a)  omit subsection (2);
(b)  in subsection (4)—
(i)  omit "or (2)"; and
(ii)  for "either of those subsections" substitute "that subsection";
(c)  in subsection (5), omit "or 20";
(d)  in subsection (6), omit "and sex offender orders" and "or 20(4)(a)";
(e)  in subsection (7)(b)(i), omit "or, as the case may be, chief constable";
(f)  omit subsections (7A) and (7B); and
(g)  in subsection (10), omit "or 20".
(   )      Omit section 21A.
(   )      In section 22 (offences in connection with breach of orders), omit subsections (6) and (7)."
Page 94, line 27, leave out "sub-paragraph (e)" and insert "sub-paragraphs (c), (e) and (j)"
Page 94, line 28, leave out sub-paragraph (b) and insert—
"(   )  after sub-paragraph (l) insert—
"(m)  Section 72 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.""
Page 95, line 16, leave out "to 69 and 72"
Page 95, line 26, at end insert—
 

"Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 7)

      In section 21(9) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (power of adjournment where person convicted of sexual offence or offence disclosing significant sexual aspects to behaviour in committing it), for the words from "—(a) "three weeks"" to "each case" substitute ""four weeks" there were"."
Page 95, line 26, at end insert—
 

"Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/1247 (N.I. 13))

      In the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, omit—
(a)  in Article 19(4), sub-paragraph (a) and the word "or" immediately after it, and
(b)  in Schedule 1, paragraphs 1, 2, 20 and 21."
 

Schedule 6

 

THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON

Page 95, line 30, column 2, after "4" insert "except so far as extending to Northern Ireland"
Page 95, line 31, column 2, at end insert—
  "In section 4 as it extends to Northern Ireland, the words from "wilfully, openly, lewdly" to "any female; or"."
Page 95, column 2, leave out lines 34 to 36 and insert "Sections 61 and 62."
Page 96, column 2, leave out line 4 and insert "The whole Act."
Page 96, line 5, column 2, leave out "7(4) and (5)" and insert "7"
Page 96, line 38, at end insert—
  "Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (S.I. 1981/1675 (N.I. 26))In Article 29(1), the words from "or with an offence under section 1(1)(b) of the Vagrancy Act 1898" to "homosexual act".
  In Schedule 2, paragraphs 5(c), 10(c) and 22."
Page 96, line 41, column 2, leave out "Article 7(2)" and insert—
  "In Article 2(2), in the definition of "homosexual act", the words from ", an act of gross indecency" to the end.
  Article 3.
  Article 7."
Page 96, line 43, column 2, at end insert "and (b)"
Page 96, line 43, column 2, at end insert—
  "In Article 11(1), the words ", or gross indecency with,".
  Article 12(1).
  Article 13."
Page 96, line 44, column 2, leave out "and 4" and insert ", 4 and 7"
Page 96, line 47, at end insert—
  "Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/595 (N.I. 4))In Schedule 5, in Part II, the entry relating to the Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1982."
Page 97, column 2, leave out line 15 and insert—
  "Section 20.
  In Section 21, subsection (2); in subsection (4), the words "or (2)"; in subsection (5), the words "or 20"; in subsection (6), the words "and sex offender orders" and "or 20(4)(a)"; in subsection (7)(b)(i), the words "or, as the case may be, chief constable"; subsections (7A) and (7B); and in subsection (10), the words "or 20".
  Section 21A.
  Section 22(6) and (7)."
Page 97, line 17, column 2, leave out "1(e)" and insert "1(c), (e) and (j)"
Page 97, line 29, leave out "and (2)" and insert ", (2) and (4)"
Page 97, line 30, after "(3)" insert "and (5)"
Page 97, line 36, column 2, leave out from "67" to end of line 37 and insert "to 74"
Page 97, line 39, at end insert—
  "Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/1247 (N.I. 13))In Article 19(4), sub-paragraph (a) and the word "or" immediately after it.
  In Schedule 1, paragraphs 1, 2, 20 and 21."

 
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