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Section G – Bills

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 7 March 2007

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Trading (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 59A) (Member’s Bill).

New amendments to Bills lodged on 7 March 2007

Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Bill – Stage 3

Section 4

Cathy Jamieson

1 In section 4, page 2, line 24, at end insert—

<"curfew condition" has the meaning given by section 37,>

Cathy Jamieson

2 In section 4, page 2, line 27, after <imprisonment> insert <for an offence>

Cathy Jamieson

3 In section 4, page 3, line 9, at end insert—

<"standard conditions" means the conditions mentioned in section 23A(2),

"supervision conditions" means the conditions mentioned in section 27(3)>

Section 6

Cathy Jamieson

4 In section 6, page 4, line 11, at end insert—

<( ) Where (but for this subsection) a custody part would fall to be specified as a period including a fraction of a day, the custody part must be specified in whole days (any such fraction being rounded up to a whole day).>

Section 6C

Cathy Jamieson

5 In section 6C, page 4, line 31, leave out from <prepare> to end of line 36 and insert <provide the Scottish Ministers with such information about—

(a) the person, and

(b) the circumstances of the case,

as the court considers appropriate.

( ) Information provided by virtue of subsection (2) is to be provided in such form as the court considers appropriate.>

Section 24

Cathy Jamieson

6 In section 24, page 13, line 25, leave out <12(6), 14(3)> and insert <12(3)(b), 12B(3), 13A(3)(b)>

Section 25

Cathy Jamieson

7 In section 25, page 14, line 14, after <(2)> insert <or (2A)>

Section 29

Cathy Jamieson

8 In section 29, page 15, line 15, leave out <this Part> and insert <section 9(2), 11(2)(a), 14(2), 18(2)(a), 23(1) or 33(4)(a)>

Section 31

Cathy Jamieson

9 In section 31, page 16, line 4, leave out <this Part> and insert <section 9(2), 11(2)(a), 14(2), 18(2)(a), 23(1) or 33(4)(a)>

Cathy Jamieson

10 In section 31, page 16, line 15, leave out <this Part> and insert <section 9(2), 11(2)(a), 14(2), 18(2)(a), 23(1) or 33(4)(a)>

Section 36

Cathy Jamieson

11 In section 36, page 20, line 17, leave out <specified> and insert <included>

After section 42

Cathy Jamieson

12 After section 42, insert—

<CHAPTER 7

CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER OF PRISONERS

Cross-border transfer of prisoners

(1) The Scottish Ministers may by order make provision for or in connection with—

(a) the transfer of a person serving a sentence of imprisonment in Scotland from Scotland to a place outwith Scotland,

(b) the transfer to, and confinement in, Scotland of a person serving a sentence of imprisonment imposed outwith Scotland.

(2) An order under subsection (1) may—

(a) include provision modifying the application of Part 2 in relation to persons specified in the order,

(b) modify any other enactment.>

Section 48

Cathy Jamieson

13 In section 48, page 34, line 21, after <4(2)> insert <, 6B>

Cathy Jamieson

14 In section 48, page 34, line 21, leave out <or 36(1)(b)> and insert <, 36(1)(b) or (Cross-border transfer of prisoners)(1)>

Cathy Jamieson

15 In section 48, page 34, line 21, after <36(1)(b)> insert—

<( ) an order under section 47(1) which contains provision modifying an Act,>

Members’ Bills Proposals

A Member who has lodged a proposal has the right to introduce a Member’s Bill to give effect to that proposal under Rule 9.14.12 of the Standing Orders provided:

  • the proposal has attracted 18 supporters which include members of at least half of the political parties or groups represented on the Parliamentary Bureau; and

  • the Scottish Executive has not given an indication under Rule 9.14.13 that it or Her Majesty’s Government will initiate legislation to give effect to the proposal.

The Bills page of the Parliamentary website shows the current status in this regard.

Names marked with an (*) are new names of support.

Final Proposal for Members’ Bills

John Swinburne MSP: Exempting the Sale of Homes to pay for Residential Accommodation (Scotland) Bill - Proposal for a Bill to disregard the value of a person’s home in the financial assessment undertaken by local authorities to establish contributions towards the cost of residential accommodation placements (lodged 8 February 2007)

A summary of responses to consultation on the draft proposal together with copies of each response and a summary of the responses, including the conclusions drawn from the responses, are available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

Supported by: Dr Jean Turner, Margo MacDonald, Donald Gorrie, Mike Rumbles, Carolyn Leckie, Mark Ballard, Chris Balance, Shiona Baird, Frances Curran, Dennis Canavan, Campbell Martin, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Tommy Sheridan, John Farquhar Munro, Colin Fox, Patrick Harvie, Ms Sandra White, Mike Pringle, Mr Brian Monteith, Rosie Kane, Robin Harper, Mr Andrew Arbuckle, Mr Jamie Stone

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