Jurisdiction of court to try offences

Fisheries Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:00 pm on 13 December 2018.

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Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

I can be even briefer on this clause, which simply provides that offences may be treated as having been committed in any place in the United Kingdom. That ensures that a prosecution could be brought in the appropriate UK court.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 16 accordingly ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 17