Clause 7

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:30 pm on 25 October 2007.

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Youth rehabilitation orders: interpretation

Amendment made: No. 19, in clause 7, page 6, line 17, at end add—

‘(4) If a local authority has parental responsibility for an offender who is in its care or provided with accommodation by it in the exercise of any social services functions, any reference in this Part (except in paragraphs 4 and 24 of Schedule 1) to the offender’s parent or guardian is to be read as a reference to that authority.

(5) In subsection (4)—

“parental responsibility” has the same meaning as it has in the Children Act 1989 (c. 41) by virtue of section 3 of that Act, and

“social services functions” has the same meaning as it has in the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (c. 42) by virtue of section 1A of that Act.’.—[Mr. Hanson.]

Clause 7, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.