Live links in criminal proceedings

Part of Prisons and Courts Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 5:30 pm ar 18 Ebrill 2017.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

With this it will be convenient to discuss amendment 110, in schedule 5, page 87, line 30, at end insert—

“(aa) in the case of a person who has not attained the age of 18 years, a live audio link or a live video link is in the individual’s best interests,”

This amendment ensures the court will only give direction to under 18 year olds to take part through a live audio link or a live video link, when it is in their best interests.