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Amendments to the Sexual Offences Bill [HL]

Sexual Offences Bill [HL]


AMENDMENT TO BE MOVED
ON CONSIDERATION OF
COMMONS AMENDMENTS


 

Clause 2

 

THE LORD ACKNER
COMMONS AMENDMENT 1

The Lord Ackner to move, as an amendment to the motion that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 1, at end insert "but do propose the following amendment in lieu of the words so left out of the bill"
Insert the following new Clause—
  "Disclosure of matter likely to identify defendant
  In section 1 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992, after subsection (3) insert—
    "(3A)  Where a person ("the defendant") is accused of an offence to which this Act applies, no matter likely to lead members of the public to identify the defendant as the person by whom the offence is alleged to have been committed shall during the defendant's lifetime be included in any publication unless the defendant has been convicted of the offence.""

 
 
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