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Business Bulletin No. 30/2003

Friday 14 February 2003

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments

  

New amendments to Bills lodged on 13 February 2003

Building (Scotland) Bill - Stage 3

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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill - Stage 3

After section 27

Bill Aitken

78 After section 27, insert-

<Release of short-term and long-term prisoners

(1) In section 1 of the 1993 Act (release of short-term and long-term prisoners), subsections (1) and (2) are repealed.

(2) Notwithstanding that repeal, those subsections shall continue to apply to persons sentenced (or on whom detention has been imposed) before the date on which this section comes into force.>

After section 40

Pauline McNeill

Supported by: Hugh Henry

79 After section 40, insert-

<Breach of certain orders: adjourning hearing and remanding in custody etc.

After section 245I of the 1995 Act there is inserted-

"245J Breach of certain orders: adjourning hearing and remanding in custody etc.

(1) Where a probationer or offender appears before the court in respect of his apparent failure to comply with a requirement of, as the case may be, a probation order, drug treatment and testing order, supervised attendance order, community service order or restriction of liberty order the court may, for the purpose of enabling inquiries to be made or of determining the most suitable method of dealing with him, adjourn the hearing.

(2) Where, under subsection (1) above, the court adjourns a hearing it shall remand the probationer or offender in custody or on bail or ordain him to appear at the adjourned hearing.

(3) A court shall not so adjourn a hearing for any single period exceeding four weeks or, on cause shown, eight weeks.

(4) A probationer or offender remanded under this section may appeal against the refusal of bail, or against the conditions imposed, within 24 hours of his remand.

(5) Any such appeal shall be by note of appeal presented to the High Court, who, either in court or in chambers, may after hearing the prosecutor and the appellant-

(a) review the order appealed against and either grant bail on such conditions as it thinks fit or ordain the appellant to appear at the adjourned hearing; or

(b) confirm the order.".>

After section 58

Johann Lamont

80 After section 58, insert-

<Joint strategies with police authorities: anti-social behaviour

Without prejudice to any other obligation imposed on them, it is the duty of a local authority and of a police authority whose area includes the area (or part of the area) of the local authority to develop a joint strategy to tackle anti-social behaviour; and such a strategy is to include procedures for the efficient exchange of information in pursuit of the strategy.>

After section 61A

Bill Aitken

81 After section 61A, insert-

<Places where sheriff courts are to be held

In section 3(2) of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971 (c.58)-

(a) after the word "may" there is inserted ", on the recommendation of the Scottish Court Service,"; and

(b) in paragraph (b), there is inserted at the end "and, without prejudice to that generality, such places may, where the court is exercising its criminal jurisdiction, include a prison".>

 

Mental Health (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 213

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1039 In section 213, page 141, line 15, leave out <patient> and insert <mentally disordered person>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1040 In section 213, page 141, line 16, leave out <patient> and insert <mentally disordered person>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1041 In section 213, page 141, line 22, leave out from <patient> to <patient> in line 23 and insert <person shall be regarded as not consenting if the person>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1042 In section 213, page 141, line 24, after <in> insert <such>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1043 In section 213, page 141, line 25, at end insert <such>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1044 In section 213, page 141, line 30, leave out <which vitiates the patient’s> and insert <as vitiates that person’s>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1045 In section 213, page 141, line 31, leave out <patient> and insert <person>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1046 In section 213, page 141, line 32, leave out <patient> and insert <person>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1047 In section 213, page 142, line 1, leave out <(1)> and insert <(1)(b)>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1048 In section 213, page 142, line 4, leave out <patient> and insert <other person>

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1049 In section 213, page 142, line 5, leave out <or> and insert <and>

Section 218

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1050 In section 218, page 144, line 36, leave out from beginning to end of line 5 on page 145 and insert <that the accused had a reasonable excuse for doing that with which the accused is charged.>

Section 228

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1051 In section 228, page 152, line 1, leave out from <shall> to <4)> in line 2 and insert <means an individual authorised, by a welfare power of attorney granted under section 16 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 4) and registered under section 19 of that Act, to act as such>

After section 228

Mrs Mary Mulligan

1052 After section 228, insert—

<Supplementary provisions etc.

(1) The Scottish Ministers may by order make such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision as they consider appropriate for the purposes of, in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, any provision of this Act.

(2) An order under subsection (1) above may modify any enactment.>

 

 

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