Criminal Justice Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:45 pm on 30th October 2003.

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Photo of Lord Goldsmith Lord Goldsmith Attorney General, Law Officers' Department, Attorney General (Law Officers) 4:45 pm, 30th October 2003

My Lords, I think that we are in something of a muddle because we were attempting to rewrite this. I understand what the noble Lord is saying; he treats the effect of the vote as having destroyed prosecution rights of appeal. I will not move the amendment. I will consider the position and the amendments will be back before your Lordships' House at some stage.