Sexual Offences Bill [Lords]

– in a Public Bill Committee on .

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  • Second SittingTuesday 9 September 2003

    [Mr. Roger Gale in the Chair]

  • Clause 1 - Rape (18 speeches)

    Amendment moved [this day]: No. 22, in clause 1, page 1, line 14, leave out from 'conviction' to end of line 15 and insert— '(a) if the offence occurs during or after an acknowledged...

  • Clause 3 - Assault by penetration (16 speeches)

    I beg to move amendment No. 39, in clause 3, page 2, line 6, leave out paragraph (b). Clause 3 raises a potential difficulty, which is why I drafted amendment No. 39 for the consideration of the...

  • Clause 76 - Presumptions about the absence of (16 speeches)

    I beg to move amendment No. 41, in clause 76, page 36, line 36, at end insert— '( ) any person had administered to or caused to be taken by the complainant, without the complainant's...

  • Clause 77 - Conclusive presumptions about consent (7 speeches)

    I beg to move amendment No. 38, in clause 77, page 37, line 6, leave out paragraph (b). I had the opportunity of discussing the amendment briefly with the Solicitor-General before we broke for...

  • Clause 2 - Anonymity of defendant in rape etc. cases (79 speeches)

    I beg to move amendment No. 23, in clause 2, page 1, line 17, leave out from 'enjoy' to end of line 18 and insert 'a right to anonymity, from initial accusation to conviction, unless at any...