Amendment 292E

Part of Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Committee (10th Day) (Continued) – in the House of Lords at 10:15 pm on 22 November 2021.

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Moved by Baroness Stowell of Beeston

292E: After Clause 170, insert the following new Clause—“Crime scenes: religious rituals or prayerIn securing a crime scene where a person within that crime scene is severely injured, such that there is a strong likelihood that they might die, there is a presumption that the constable in charge will allow entry to the crime scene to a minister of religion in order to perform religious rituals or prayer associated with dying.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is intended to probe expectations of police procedure.