New Clause 48

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 5:15 pm ar 29 Tachwedd 2007.

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Transfer of certificates to central authority for Scotland

‘(1) This section applies where—

(a) the competent authority or central authority of a member State other than the United Kingdom gives the Lord Chancellor—

(i) a certificate requesting enforcement under the Framework Decision on financial penalties, and

(ii) the decision, or a certified copy of the decision, requiring payment of the financial penalty to which the certificate relates, but

(b) the Lord Chancellor is not required by section 78 or (Requests from other member States: Northern Ireland) to give the documents to a designated officer for a local justice area in England and Wales or to a clerk of petty sessions for a petty sessions district in Northern Ireland.

(2) If the certificate states that the person is normally resident or has property or a source of income in Scotland, the Lord Chancellor must give the documents to the central authority for Scotland.’.—[Maria Eagle.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.