Amendment 196A

Part of Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Committee (7th Day) (Continued) – in the House of Lords at 6:00 pm on 10th November 2021.

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Moved by Lord Falconer of Thoroton

196A: After Clause 101, insert the following new Clause—“Duty to inform victims and families of the Unduly Lenient Sentencing Scheme (1) The Criminal Justice Act 1988 is amended as follows.(2) After section 36, insert—“36A Duty to inform victims and families of the Unduly Lenient Sentencing Scheme The Secretary of State must nominate a Government Department (“relevant body”) to inform victims and their families of their rights under the Unduly Lenient Sentencing Scheme, and such information provided must include the type of sentence and the time limit for application, and advise that applications must be made to the Attorney General.””