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Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)E+W+S+N.I.

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59The Criminal Justice Act 2003 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W+S+N.I.

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60(1)Section 23A (financial penalties) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (5), for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—

(b)the person to whom the financial penalty is to be paid and how it may be paid.

(3)In subsection (6), for “to the specified officer” substitute “ in accordance with the provision specified under subsection (5)(b). ”

(4)After subsection (6) insert—

(6A)Where a financial penalty is (in accordance with the provision specified under subsection (5)(b)) paid to a person other than a designated officer for a local justice area, the person to whom it is paid must give the payment to such an officer.

(5)Omit subsections (7) to (9).

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61After section 23A insert—E+W+S+N.I.

23BVariation of conditions

A relevant prosecutor may, with the consent of the offender, vary the conditions attached to a conditional caution by—

(a)modifying or omitting any of the conditions;

(b)adding a condition.

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62In section 25 (codes of practice) in subsection (2) after paragraph (g) insert—E+W+S+N.I.

(ga)the provision which may be made by a relevant prosecutor under section 23A(5)(b),.

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63In sections 88(3), 89(9) and 91(5) (days to be disregarded in calculating certain time periods relating to bail and custody under Part 10), before paragraph (a) insert—E+W+S+N.I.

(za)Saturday,.

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64In section 142 (purposes of sentencing), in subsection (2)(c) for “any of sections 225 to 228” substitute “ section 225(2) or 226(2) ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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65In section 150 (circumstances in which community sentence not available), in paragraph (d) for “any of sections 225 to 228” to the end substitute “ section 225(2) or 226(2) of this Act (requirement to impose sentence of imprisonment for life or detention for life) ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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66In section 152 (general restrictions on imposing custodial sentences), in subsection (1)(b) for “any of sections 225 to 228” substitute “ section 225(2) or 226(2) ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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67In section 153 (length of discretionary custodial sentences: general provision), in subsection (1), omit “falling to be”.E+W+S+N.I.

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68In section 163 (general power of Crown Court to fine) for “any of sections 225 to 228” substitute “ section 225(2) or 226(2) ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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69In section 224 (meaning of “specified offence” etc), in subsection (3) the definition of relevant offence is omitted.E+W+S+N.I.

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70Section 233 (offences under service law) is omitted.E+W+S+N.I.

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71In section 264 (consecutive terms), in subsection (6)(a)(i) after “means” insert “ one-half of ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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72In section 305 (interpretation of Part 12), in subsection (4)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for paragraphs (c) and (d) substitute—

(c)a sentence falls to be imposed under subsection (2) of section 225 if the court is obliged to pass a sentence of imprisonment for life under that subsection;

(d)a sentence falls to be imposed under subsection (2) of section 226 if the court is obliged to pass a sentence of detention for life under that subsection;, and

(b)paragraph (e) is omitted.

Prospective

73In section 273 (life prisoners transferred to England and Wales), after subsection (4) insert—E+W+S+N.I.

(5)The reference in subsection (2)(b) above to a person who has been transferred to England and Wales in pursuance of a warrant issued under the Repatriation of Prisoners Act 1984 includes a reference to a person who is detained in England and Wales in pursuance of a warrant under section 4A of that Act (warrant transferring responsibility for detention and release of offender).

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74(1)Section 325 (arrangements for assessing etc risks posed by certain offenders) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (8), for “section 326” substitute “ sections 326 and 327A ”.

(3)After that subsection insert—

(8A)Responsible authorities must have regard to any guidance issued under subsection (8) in discharging those functions.

Prospective

75In section 326(5)(a) (review of arrangements), for “and this section” substitute “ , this section and section 327A ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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76In section 330(5)(a) (orders subject to the affirmative procedure) after “section 223,” insert—E+W+S+N.I.

section 227(6),

section 228(7).

77In Part 4 of Schedule 37, in the entry relating to the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980, in the second column, omit the words “In section 33(1), paragraph (b) and the word “and” immediately preceding it”.E+W+S+N.I.

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