I thank my noble friend for answering my short remarks. I will go away to listen and think a little more. In the mean time, I beg leave to withdraw the amendment.
Amendment 151B withdrawn.
Amendment 152 not moved.
Clause 61 : Duty to give reasons for and to explain effect of sentence
Moved by Baroness Northover
152ZA: Clause 61, page 44, leave out lines 20 to 24 and insert-
"( ) Criminal Procedure Rules may-
(a) prescribe cases in which either duty does not apply, and
(b) make provision about how an explanation under subsection (3) is to be given."