New clause 12 - Arrangements for detention in secure training centres

Criminal Justice and Police Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 8:45 pm on 6th March 2001.

Alert me about debates like this

`.—(1) In section 23 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (remands and committals to local authority accommodation), after subsection (7) there shall be inserted—

``(7A) Where a person is remanded to local authority accommodation and a security requirement is imposed in respect of him—

(a) the designated local authority may, with the consent of the Secretary of State, arrange for the person to be detained, for the whole or any part of the period of the remand or committal, in a secure training centre; and

(b) his detention there pursuant to the arrangements shall be lawful.

(7B) Arrangements under subsection (7A) above may include provision for payments to be made by the authority to the Secretary of State.''

(2) In section 88(1)(c) of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (meaning of ``remand in custody''), after ``secure accommodation'' there shall be inserted ``or detained in a secure training centre pursuant to arrangements under subsection (7A) of that section''.

(3) In section 101(11)(c) of that Act (account to be taken of remands in the court's determination of the term of a detention and training order), after ``secure accommodation'' there shall be inserted ``or detained in a secure training centre pursuant to arrangements under subsection (7A) of that section''.'.—[Mr. Charles Clarke.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.