Criminal Justice Bill
Baroness Scotland of Asthal (Minister of State, Home Office; Labour)
moved Amendment No. 212FB:
Page 148, line 12, at end insert—
"(2) Each of the following sections (which relate to the review by the Courts-Martial Appeal Court of sentences passed by courts-martial)—
(a) section 113C of the Army Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2 c. 18),
(b) section 113C of the Air Force Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2 c. 19), and
(c) section 71AC of the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c. 53),
is amended as follows.
(3) After subsection (3) there is inserted—
"(3A) Where a reference under this section relates to an order under subsection (2) of section 254 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (determination of minimum term in relation to mandatory life sentence), the Courts-Martial Appeal Court shall not, in deciding what order under that section is appropriate for the case, make any allowance for the fact that the person to whom it relates is being sentenced for a second time."."
On Question, amendment agreed to.
Clause 257, as amended, agreed to.
Clause 258 [Life prisoners transferred to England and Wales]: