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Part of Prisons and Courts Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:45 pm ar 18 Ebrill 2017.

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New clause 15—Review of expansion of availability of live links—

“( ) Within two years of this Act coming into force, the Secretary of State shall commission an independent evaluation of the expansion of availability of live links in—

(a) criminal proceedings under section 32, and

(b) other criminal hearings under section 33,

and shall lay the report of the evaluation before each House of Parliament.”

This new clause ensures the Secretary of State will undertake a review within two years of the Bill’s provisions to expand the availability of live links in criminal proceedings and other criminal hearings.