The Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No. 15, Transitional and Savings Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2017

Publication Date:January 01, 2017
 
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CRIMINAL LAW, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No. 15, Transitional and Savings Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2017

Made9thOctober2017

The Secretary of State makes the following order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 60(b), 61(2), 61(8) and 61(9) of the Crime and Courts Act 2013( 1).

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No. 15, Transitional and Savings Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2017.

(2) In this Order “the Act” means the Crime and Courts Act 2013.

Amendment to the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No. 15, Transitional and Savings Provisions) Order 2016

2.—(1) In article 3 (Period for which the provisions of the Act remain in force) of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No. 15, Transitional and Savings Provisions) Order 2016( 2), for “13th October 2017” substitute “30th June 2018”.

(2) In article 4(2) (Transitional and savings provisions) of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No. 15, Transitional and Savings Provisions) Order 2016, in each place, for “13th October 2017” substitute “30th June 2018”.

9th October 2017

Sam Gyimah

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Ministry of Justice

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order extends the period of time for an electronic monitoring pilot to run by extending the end date of the specified period of the pilot from 13th October 2017 to 30th June 2018. It does so by amending the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No. 15, Transitional and Savings Provisions) Order 2016 ( S.I. 2016/962) (the “2016 Order”).

The 2016 Order brings into force section 44 (dealing non-custodially with offenders), so far as relating to Part 4 of Schedule 16 to the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22)(“the 2013 Act”). Part 4 of the 2013 Act amends the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44). In particular, the 2013 Act amended the definition of “electronic monitoring requirements” which can be imposed as part of a community order or suspended sentence order. Section 61 of the 2013 Act provides that section 44 of, and Part 4 of Schedule 16 to, the 2013 Act can be brought into force for specified periods in specified areas. This Order extends the period of time for which section 44, so far as relating to Part 4 of Schedule 16 is in force, in the specified areas.

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