Report (2nd Day)

Part of Criminal Justice and Courts Bill – in the House of Lords at 7:18 pm on 22nd October 2014.

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Amendment 122

Moved by Lord Faulks

122: Schedule 6, page 103, line 6, at end insert—

“Prison Act 1952 (c. 52)

27A In section 52 of the Prison Act 1952 (exercise of power to make rules etc), after subsection (3) insert—

“(4) A statutory instrument containing rules under section 47 or 47A is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament, subject to subsection (5).

(5) A statutory instrument containing rules under section 47 that (whether alone or with other provision)—

(a) authorise a secure college custody officer performing custodial duties at a secure college to use reasonable force, or

(b) otherwise make a substantive change to the circumstances in which such an officer is authorised to do so,

may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

(6) In subsection (5), “secure college custody officer” has the same meaning as in Schedule 6 to the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2014.”

Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c. 80)

27B Omit section 66(4) of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 (exercise of powers to make rules under sections 47 and 47A of the Prison Act 1952).”

Amendment 122 agreed.

Consideration on Report adjourned until not before 8.31 pm.