New Schedule 7

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 6:30 pm ar 29 Tachwedd 2007.

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‘the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Prison Complaints: complaints’ remit

Part 1

The specified matters

1 Any matter relating to the way in which a person has been treated at any applicable premises while being held there.

2 Any matter relating to the way in which a person has been treated by prison officers or prisoner custody officers while in their custody, or under their control or escort, anywhere in the world.

3 Any matter relating to the exercise, in relation to a person who has been charged with or convicted of an offence, of any statutory function of the Secretary of State relating to applicable premises or persons held there.

Part 2

Supplementary

1 In this Schedule, “statutory function” means functions conferred by or under any Act or by or under Northern Ireland legislation (including, in the case of prison officers, functions exercisable by virtue of section 8 of the Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 (N.I. 18)).

2 The matters covered by paragraph 2 include matters affecting a person who has been charged with and convicted of an offence which relate to the exercise of the statutory functions of a prison officer or a prison custody officer.

3 In paragraph 3 the references to the Secretary of State are references to the Secretary of State having responsibility for prisons in Northern Ireland.’.—[Mr. Coaker.]

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