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character, but only so far as the rule relates to evidence of bad

 

character.

 

(3)   

The following cease to have effect—

 

(a)   

section 1(3) of the Criminal Evidence Act 1898 (c. 36) (which

 

makes provision as to the questions that a defendant may be

 

asked about his bad character in cross-examination);

 

(b)   

section 27(3) of the Theft Act 1968 (c. 60) (admission of

 

evidence of previous convictions for theft etc to prove that

 

defendant knew goods to be stolen).””

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

114A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

114B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 90

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 115

Leave out Clause 90

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment but propose the following Amendment to the

 

words so restored to the Bill

115A

Page 60, line 37, leave out from beginning to “evidence” in line 2 on page 61 and

 

insert—

 

   

“References in this Chapter to evidence of a person’s “bad character” are to

 

evidence of, or of a disposition towards, misconduct on his part, other

 

than”

The Lords disagree to Commons Amendment 115A, and insist on their Amendment 115 to

 

which the Commons have disagreed, for the following Reason

115B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 91

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 116

Leave out Clause 91

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

116A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason


 

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116B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 92

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 117

Leave out Clause 92

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

117A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

117B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 93

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 118

Leave out Clause 93

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

118A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

118B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 94

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 119

Leave out Clause 94

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

119A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

119B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.


 

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Clause 96

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 121

Leave out Clause 96

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

121A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

121B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 97

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 122

Leave out Clause 97

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

122A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

122B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 98

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 123

Leave out Clause 98

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

123A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

123B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 99

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 124

Leave out Clause 99


 

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The Commons disagree to this Amendment but propose the following Amendment to the

 

words so restored to the Bill

124A

Page 64, line 40, leave out from “a” to end of line 41 and insert “reprehensible way”

The Lords disagree to Commons Amendment 124A, and insist on their Amendment 124 to

 

which the Commons have disagreed, for the following Reason

124B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 100

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 125

Leave out Clause 100

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

125A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

125B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 101

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 126

Leave out Clause 101

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment but propose the following Amendment to the

 

words so restored to the Bill

126A

Page 65, line 47, at end insert—

 

“(2)   

In proceedings for an offence committed or alleged to have been committed

 

by the defendant when aged 21 or over, evidence of his conviction for an

 

offence when under the age of 14 is admissible only if the court is satisfied

 

that the interests of justice so require.

 

(3)   

Subsection (2) applies in addition to section 93.”

The Lords disagree to Commons Amendment 126A, and insist on their Amendment 126 to

 

which the Commons have disagreed, for the following Reason

126B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 102

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 127

Leave out Clause 102


 

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The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

127A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

127B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 103

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 128

Leave out Clause 103

 

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason

128A

Because they would result in a less satisfactory scheme for dealing with evidence of bad

 

character.

The Lords insist on their Amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for the

 

following Reason

128B

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.

Clause 104

LORDS AMENDMENT NO. 129

Leave out Clause 104

 

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

 

words so restored to the Bill

129A

Page 66, line 28, leave out “require a defendant” and insert “, and, where the party

 

in question is the prosecution, must, contain provision requiring a party”

129B

Page 66, line 29, leave out “co-defendant’s bad character under section 93(1)(f)”

 

and insert “defendant’s bad character”

129C

Page 66, line 33, leave out “co-defendant” and insert “defendant”

129D

Page 66, line 35, leave out “co-defendant” and insert “defendant”

129E

Page 66, line 39, leave out “defendant” and insert “party”

The Lords disagree to Commons Amendments 129A to 129E, and insist on their

 

Amendment 129 to which the Commons have disagreed, for the following Reason

129F

Because the amendments proposed by the Lords provide a more satisfactory scheme for

 

dealing with evidence of bad character.


 
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