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Clause 147

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 139

Page 89, line 10, at end insert—

 

“(5)   

This section shall not come into effect before the national roll-out of the

 

“custody plus order” under sections 174 and 175.”

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

139A

Because it is consequential on Lords Amendment No. 138 to which the Commons have dis­

 

agreed.

Clause 216

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 167

Page 127, line 7, leave out from “a” to end of line 9 and insert “substantial risk of

 

his committing further specified offences involving a significant risk of serious

 

harm to members of the public”

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

167A

Because the test originally proposed is preferable.

Clause 235

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 173

Page 136, line 39, at end insert “(where that sentence is less than four years), or two-

 

thirds of his sentence (in any other case)”

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

173A

Because it is appropriate for prisoners serving sentences of four years or more to be released

 

on licence at the half-way point in cases where the provisions for dangerous offenders do

 

not apply.

Clause 254

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 203

Page 147, line 29, at end insert—

 

“( )   

This section does not apply if the offender was under 18 when he

 

committed the offence.”

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment but propose the following Amendments in lieu

 

thereof

203A

Page 266, line 11, leave out “In a case not falling” and insert “If the offender was

 

aged 18 or over when he committed the offence and the case does not fall”

203B

Page 266, line 12, at end insert—


 

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“6A   

If the offender was aged under 18 when he committed the offence,

 

the appropriate starting point, in determining the minimum term,

 

is 12 years.”

After Clause 283

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 235

Insert the following new Clause—

 

“Duty of probation officers to consult with magistrates

 

It shall be the duty of the chief officer of each probation area—

 

(a)   

to establish consultation arrangements with local magistrates’

 

courts committees and local communities,

 

(b)   

to assist the probation service in the performance of its duties of

 

reducing offending, and

 

(c)   

to supervise offenders in the community.”

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

235A

Because it is unnecessary to impose the duty referred to.

Schedule 26

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 431

Page 316, line 39, leave out sub-paragraph (2)

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

431A

Because it is consequential on Lords Amendment No. 203 to which the Commons have dis­

 

agreed.


 
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