112The Criminal Justice Act 1987 shall be amended as follows.
113(1)In subsection (2) of section 2 (Director’s investigation powers), for the words from “attend" to the end there shall be substituted the words “answer questions or otherwise furnish information with respect to any matter relevant to the investigation at a specified place and either at a specified time or forthwith".E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In subsection (3) of that section—
(a)for the words “a specified time and place" there shall be substituted the words “such place as may be specified in the notice and either forthwith or at such time as may be so specified,"; and
(b)for the word “class" there shall be substituted the word “description".
[F1114(1)In subsection (1) of section 11, for the words from “a report" to “containing" there shall be inserted the words “a report of proceedings to which this section applies which contains".S
(2)The following subsection shall be inserted after that subsection—
“(1A)This section applies—
(a)to an application under section 6(1) above; and
(b)to a preparatory hearing and any appeal or application for leave to appeal relating to such a hearing.”
(3)The following subsection shall be substituted for subsection (2)—
“(2)An order that subsection (1) above shall not apply to reports—
(a)of an application under section 6(1) above;
(b)of a preparatory hearing;
(c)of an appeal to the Court of Appeal under section 9(11) above; or
(d)of an application for leave to appeal under that subsection,
may be made—
(i)in a case falling within paragraph (a), (b) or (d) above, by the judge dealing with the matter; and
(ii)in a case falling within paragraph (c) above, by the Court of Appeal.”.
(4)The following subsection shall be inserted after subsection (9)—
“(9A)In subsection (9) above “engaged” means engaged under a contract of service or a contract for services.”
(5)In subsection (15) the following definition shall be added after the definition of “publish"—
““relevant time” means a time when events giving rise to the charges to which the proceedings relate occurred.”.]
115In section 13(1), for the words “operates only so as to make for Northern Ireland provision corresponding to" there shall be substituted the words “is made only for purposes corresponding to those of".
116In paragraph 6(1) of Schedule 1, for “(4)" there shall be substituted “(5)".