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3619

 

House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Wednesday 26 October 2011

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

3513-18, 3523-26, 3531-34, 3535-46, 3575-81, 3583-87 and 3607-17

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, As

 

Amended

 

Karl Turner

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

142

 

Page  110,  line  32  [Schedule  1],  at end insert—

 

‘19A (1)  

Civil Legal Services provided in relation to Clinical Negligence.

 

      (2)  

In this paragraph Clinical Negligence means breach of duty or care or trespass

 

to the person committed in the course of the provision of clinical or medical

 

services (including dental or nursing services)’.

 

Karl Turner

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

143

 

Page  110,  line  18  [Schedule  1],  leave out ‘other than’ and insert ‘including’.

 

Tom Brake

 

Mike Crockart

 

144

 

Page  39,  line  30  [Clause  54],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The court has a duty when passing a sentence of imprisonment for a term not

 

exceeding six months only to pass said sentence where the court considers that no

 

other method of dealing with the person is appropriate and must—

 

(a)    

state its reasons for the opinion that no other method of dealing with the

 

person is appropriate, and

 

(b)    

have those reasons entered in the record of the proceedings.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 October 2011                  

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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, continued

 
 

Simon Hughes

 

Tom Brake

 

Mike Crockart

 

145

 

Page  112,  line  11  [Schedule  1],  at end insert—

 

  ‘(1A)  

Civil legal services provided to an individual for a matter arising out of any

 

rule laid down under section 1(4) of the Immigration Act 1971 making

 

provision for family members to enter or remain in the United Kingdom as the

 

family member of a refugee or beneficiary of humanitarian protection.’.

 

Simon Hughes

 

Tom Brake

 

Mike Crockart

 

146

 

Page  5,  line  40  [Clause  8],  after ‘determination’, insert ‘, or

 

(c)    

if they are services excluded by Part 1 and Part 2 of Schedule 1 and—

 

(i)    

they relate to proceedings before a court or tribunal for which a

 

court or tribunal has granted leave or permission to appeal,

 

including where the person to whom services may be provided is

 

a party to the proceedings other than the party to whom

 

permission has been granted.

 

(ii)    

the Director has determined that the individual’s financial

 

resources are such that the individual would be eligible for civil

 

legal services in accordance with section 20 [Financial

 

resources].

 

(2)    

Subsection 1(c) does not permit the availability of services for those matters

 

excluded by paragraphs 9 to 11, 13 or 14 of Part 2 of Schedule 1.’.

 

Simon Hughes

 

Tom Brake

 

Mike Crockart

 

147

 

Page  118,  line  9  [Schedule  1],  at end insert—

 

Proceedings brought by permission

 

‘38A (1)  

Civil legal services relating to proceedings before a court or tribunal for which

 

a court or tribunal has granted leave or permission to appeal, including where

 

the person to whom services may be provided is a party to the proceedings

 

other than the party to whom permission has been granted.

 

Exclusions

 

      (2)  

Sub-paragraph (1) is not subject to the exclusions in Part 2 of this Schedule,

 

with the exceptions of paragraphs 9 to 11, 13 and 14 of that Part and is not

 

subject to the exclusions in Part 3 of this Schedule.’.

 

Simon Hughes

 

Tom Brake

 

Mike Crockart

 

148

 

Page  21,  line  7,  leave out Clause 26.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 October 2011                  

3621

 

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, continued

 
 

Tom Brake

 

Stephen Lloyd

 

Mr David Ward

 

Mike Crockart

 

149

 

Page  118,  line  21  [Schedule  1],  at end insert—

 

‘Welfare benefit cases

 

            

Civil legal services provided in relation to any review or appeal concerning a

 

benefit, allowance, payment, credit or pension under—

 

(a)    

the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992,

 

(b)    

the Jobseekers Act 1995,

 

(c)    

the State Pension Credit Act 2002,

 

(d)    

the Tax Credits Act 2002,

 

(e)    

the Welfare Reform Act 2007,

 

(f)    

the Welfare Reform Act 2011, or

 

(g)    

any other enactment relating to social security’.

 

Women in prison

 

Mrs Jenny Chapman

 

Kate Green

 

NC28

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall—

 

(a)    

in each year publish a strategy designed to promote the just and

 

appropriate treatment of women in the criminal justice process, and

 

(b)    

appoint a person with responsibility for leading and co-ordinating the

 

implementation of that strategy.

 

(2)    

Publication under subsection (1)(a) shall be affected in such manner as the

 

Secretary of State considers appropriate for the purpose of bringing the strategy

 

to the attention of persons engaged in the administration of criminal justice and

 

of the public.’.

 

Lisa Nandy

 

Lorely Burt

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Anas Sarwar

 

Joan Ruddock

 

Total signatories: 21

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr Tom Clarke

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Mr Ronnie Campbell

 

Mr Andrew Love

 

Katy Clark

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

Teresa Pearce

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John Cryer

 

Mr David Crausby

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Martin Horwood

 

150

 

Page  29,  line  21  [Clause  41],  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

the amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation

 

to proceedings which include a claim for damages for loss or bodily


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 October 2011                  

3622

 

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, continued

 
 

injury resulting from exposure to a harmful substance or process where

 

the claim is made against a person who—

 

(i)    

carries on business in more than one country, or

 

(ii)    

owns (wholly or partly) one or more businesses carried on in

 

more than one country or in different countries.’.

 

Lisa Nandy

 

Lorely Burt

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Anas Sarwar

 

Joan Ruddock

 

Total signatories: 21

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr Tom Clarke

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Mr Ronnie Campbell

 

Mr Andrew Love

 

Katy Clark

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

Teresa Pearce

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John Cryer

 

Mr David Crausby

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Martin Horwood

 

151

 

Page  31,  line  45  [Clause  43],  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings which include a claim for damages for

 

loss or bodily injury resulting from exposure to a harmful substance or process

 

where the claim is made against a person who—

 

(a)    

carries on business in more than one country, or

 

(b)    

owns (wholly or partly) one or more businesses carried on in more than

 

one country or in different countries.’.

 

Tom Brake

 

Mike Crockart

 

152

 

Page  29,  line  36  [Clause  41],  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to a

 

success fee payable under a conditional fee agreement made in relation to—

 

(a)    

any proceedings in relation to the torts of defamation or privacy;

 

(b)    

any proceedings arising out of the same cause of action as any

 

proceedings to which sub-paragraph (a) refers.’.

 

Tom Brake

 

Mike Crockart

 

153

 

Page  32,  line  4  [Clause  43],  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings in a cause of action in relation to the torts

 

of defamation or privacy.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 October 2011                  

3623

 

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, continued

 
 

Interpretation

 

Tom Brake

 

Mike Crockart

 

NC29

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In this part—

 

“defamation” means “libel, slander or malicious falsehood”;

 

“privacy” means “the misuse of private information”;

 

“proceedings” includes any sort of proceedings for resolving disputes (and

 

not just proceedings in court), whether commenced or contemplated.’.

 

Secretary Kenneth Clarke

 

Nick de Bois

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Heather Wheeler

 

Mike Freer

 

Lorraine Fullbrook

 

Total signatories: 42

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

Paul Uppal

 

Kris Hopkins

 

Robert Halfon

 

Mr Brian Binley

 

Mrs Anne Main

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Priti Patel

 

Bob Stewart

 

Tracey Crouch

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Bob Blackman

 

Mr Steve Brine

 

Justin Tomlinson

 

Mr Lee Scott

 

Pauline Latham

 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr Marcus Jones

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Christopher Pincher

 

Gavin Barwell

 

David Mowat

 

Andrew Bingham

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Alun Cairns

 

Nigel Mills

 

Julian Smith

 

Mike Weatherly

 

Sheryll Murray

 

Gavin Williamson

 

Guto Bebb

 

Julian Sturdy

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

154

 

Page  93,  line  41  [Clause  113],  leave out from beginning to end of line 4 on page 94

 

and insert—

 

‘(5)    

Where a person aged 16 or over is convicted of an offence under this section, the

 

court must impose an appropriate custodial sentence (with or without a fine)

 

unless the court is of the opinion that there are particular circumstances which—

 

(a)    

relate to the offence or to the offender, and

 

(b)    

would make it unjust to do so in all the circumstances.

 

(5A)    

In this section “appropriate custodial sentence” means—

 

(a)    

in the case of a person who is aged 18 or over when convicted, a sentence

 

of imprisonment for a term of at least 6 months;

 

(b)    

in the case of a person who is aged at least 16 but under 18 when

 

convicted, a detention and training order of at least 4 months.

 

(5B)    

In considering whether it is of the opinion mentioned in subsection (5) in the case

 

of a person aged under 18, the court must have regard to its duty under section 44

 

of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933.”’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 October 2011                  

3624

 

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Kenneth Clarke

 

Nick de Bois

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Heather Wheeler

 

Mike Freer

 

Lorraine Fullbrook

 

Total signatories: 42

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

Paul Uppal

 

Kris Hopkins

 

Robert Halfon

 

Mr Brian Binley

 

Mrs Anne Main

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Priti Patel

 

Bob Stewart

 

Tracey Crouch

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Bob Blackman

 

Mr Steve Brine

 

Justin Tomlinson

 

Mr Lee Scott

 

Pauline Latham

 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr Marcus Jones

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Christopher Pincher

 

Gavin Barwell

 

David Mowat

 

Andrew Bingham

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Alun Cairns

 

Nigel Mills

 

Julian Smith

 

Mike Weatherly

 

Sheryll Murray

 

Gavin Williamson

 

Guto Bebb

 

Julian Sturdy

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

155

 

Page  94,  line  10  [Clause  113],  leave out ‘(5)’ and insert ‘(5A)(a)’.

 

Secretary Kenneth Clarke

 

Nick de Bois

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Heather Wheeler

 

Mike Freer

 

Lorraine Fullbrook

 

Total signatories: 42

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

Paul Uppal

 

Kris Hopkins

 

Robert Halfon

 

Mr Brian Binley

 

Mrs Anne Main

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Priti Patel

 

Bob Stewart

 

Tracey Crouch

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Bob Blackman

 

Mr Steve Brine

 

Justin Tomlinson

 

Mr Lee Scott

 

Pauline Latham

 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr Marcus Jones

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Christopher Pincher

 

Gavin Barwell

 

David Mowat

 

Andrew Bingham

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Alun Cairns

 

Nigel Mills

 

Julian Smith

 

Mike Weatherly

 

Sheryll Murray

 

Gavin Williamson

 

Guto Bebb

 

Julian Sturdy

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

156

 

Page  95,  line  1  [Clause  113],  leave out from beginning to end of line 6 and insert—

 

‘(7)    

Where a person aged 16 or over is convicted of an offence under this section, the

 

court must impose an appropriate custodial sentence (with or without a fine)

 

unless the court is of the opinion that there are particular circumstances which—

 

(a)    

relate to the offence or to the offender, and

 

(b)    

would make it unjust to do so in all the circumstances.

 

(7A)    

In this section “appropriate custodial sentence” means—

 

(a)    

in the case of a person who is aged 18 or over when convicted, a sentence

 

of imprisonment for a term of at least 6 months;

 

(b)    

in the case of a person who is aged at least 16 but under 18 when

 

convicted, a detention and training order of at least 4 months.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 October 2011                  

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(7B)    

In considering whether it is of the opinion mentioned in subsection (7) in the case

 

of a person aged under 18, the court must have regard to its duty under section 44

 

of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933.”’.

 

Secretary Kenneth Clarke

 

Nick de Bois

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Heather Wheeler

 

Mike Freer

 

Lorraine Fullbrook

 

Total signatories: 42

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

Paul Uppal

 

Kris Hopkins

 

Robert Halfon

 

Mr Brian Binley

 

Mrs Anne Main

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Priti Patel

 

Bob Stewart

 

Tracey Crouch

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Bob Blackman

 

Mr Steve Brine

 

Justin Tomlinson

 

Mr Lee Scott

 

Pauline Latham

 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr Marcus Jones

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Christopher Pincher

 

Gavin Barwell

 

David Mowat

 

Andrew Bingham

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Alun Cairns

 

Nigel Mills

 

Julian Smith

 

Mike Weatherly

 

Sheryll Murray

 

Gavin Williamson

 

Guto Bebb

 

Julian Sturdy

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

157

 

Page  95,  line  12  [Clause  113],  leave out ‘(7)’ and insert ‘(7A)(a)’.

 

Secretary Kenneth Clarke

 

Nick de Bois

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Heather Wheeler

 

Mike Freer

 

Lorraine Fullbrook

 

Total signatories: 42

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

Paul Uppal

 

Kris Hopkins

 

Robert Halfon

 

Mr Brian Binley

 

Mrs Anne Main

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Priti Patel

 

Bob Stewart

 

Tracey Crouch

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Bob Blackman

 

Mr Steve Brine

 

Justin Tomlinson

 

Mr Lee Scott

 

Pauline Latham

 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr Marcus Jones

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Christopher Pincher

 

Gavin Barwell

 

David Mowat

 

Andrew Bingham

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Alun Cairns

 

Nigel Mills

 

Julian Smith

 

Mike Weatherly

 

Sheryll Murray

 

Gavin Williamson

 

Guto Bebb

 

Julian Sturdy

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

158

 

Page  195,  line  34  [Schedule  17],  at end insert—

 

‘10A      

In section 100 (offenders under 18: detention and training orders) after

 

subsection (1) insert—

 

“(1A)    

Subsection (1) applies with the omission of paragraph (b) in the case

 

of an offence the sentence for which falls to be imposed under these

 

provisions—


 
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