Suspension of Registration by a Court

Orders of the Day — Vehicles (Crime) Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:55 pm on 30th January 2001.

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Amendments made: No. 7, in page 10, line 26, at beginning insert— '(A1) Where a person is convicted of an offence under section 18(2A) the court before which he is convicted may, instead of or in addition to imposing a fine, by order do either or both of the following—

  1. (a) provide for the removal of any entry relating to him in the register;
  2. (b) prohibit him from making an application for registration under section 18(1) within such period not exceeding five years as may be specified in, or determined under, the order.'.
No. 8, in page 10, line 27, after "Part" insert— `(other than an offence under section 18(2A))'. No. 9, in page 10, line 30, leave out "The suspension shall not" and insert— No order under subsection (A1) or (1) shall'. No. 10, in page 10, line 32, leave out "to the Crown Court".
No. 11, in page 10, line 34, at end insert— '(2A) A court shall give notice to the Secretary of State of the contents of any order which has been made by it under subsection (A l) or (1) and which has effect.'. No. 12, in page 10, line 35, leave out from "register" to "has" in line 36 and insert "—
  1. (a) to give effect to any order of a court under subsection (A1)(a); or
  2. (b) to reflect any suspension effected by an order of a court under subsection (1),
but may not do so until the order concerned' No. 13, in page 10, line 37, at end insert— ( ) In this section "appeal" includes an application under section 111 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (application by way of case stated).'—[Mr. Pope.]