Part of Domestic Abuse Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments – in the House of Lords at 5:56 pm on 21st April 2021.
Baroness Williams of Trafford:
Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford
That this House do not insist on its Amendment 42 and do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 42A, 42B and 42C in lieu.
42A: Before Clause 69, insert the following new Clause—“Strategy for prosecution and management of offenders(1) The Secretary of State must, before the end of the period of 12 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, prepare and publish a document setting out a strategy for—(a) detecting, investigating and prosecuting offences involving domestic abuse,(b) assessing and managing the risks posed by individuals who commit offences involving domestic abuse, and(c) reducing the risk that such individuals commit further offences involving domestic abuse.(2) The Secretary of State—(a) must keep the strategy under review;(b) may revise it.(3) If the Secretary of State revises the strategy, the Secretary of State must publish a document setting out the revised strategy.(4) In preparing or revising a strategy under this section, the Secretary of State must consult—(a) the Domestic Abuse Commissioner, and(b) such other persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.(5) Subsection (4) does not apply in relation to any revisions of the strategy if the Secretary of State considers the proposed revisions of the strategy are insubstantial.”
42B: In Clause 75, page 59, line 8, after “section” insert “(Strategy for prosecution and management of offenders),”
42C: In Clause 79, page 60, line 32, at end insert—“( ) section (Strategy for prosecution and management of offenders);”