New Clause 2 - Exclusion of prisoners convicted of offences against children from power to release short-term prisoners on licence

Criminal Justice and Police Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:30 pm on 6th March 2001.

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`In section 34A of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 (power to release short-term prisoners on licence), after subsection (2)(c) there is inserted—

``(ca)(i) the sentence is for an offence listed in paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 to the

Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000; or

(ii) the sentence is for an offence listed in paragraph 2 of Schedule 4 to the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 which is committed against a person under the age of 18; or

(iii) the sentence is for an offence which causes the prisoner to fall within paragraph 3 of Schedule 4 to the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000.''.'.—[Mr. Heald.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The Committee divided: Ayes 5, Noes 8.

Division number 24 Adults Abused in Childhood — New Clause 2 - Exclusion of prisoners convicted of offences against children from power to release short-term prisoners on licence

Aye: 5 MPs

No: 8 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name