Clause 3 - Extent, commencement and short title

Prison Media Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 10:30 am ar 22 Mai 2024.

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Amendments made: 11, in clause 3, page 3, line 25, leave out subsection (1) and insert—

“(1) Sections 1 and 2 of this Act extend to England and Wales only.

(1A) Section (

(1B) Sections (

(1C) This section extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.”

This amendment makes provision about extent that is consequential on NC1 to NC3.

Amendment 12, in clause 3, page 3, line 26, leave out

“Sections 1 and 2 of this Act come”

and insert

“Except as provided by subsections (2A), (2B) and (4), this Act comes”.

This amendment and Amendments 13 to 17 make provision about commencement that is consequential on NC1 to NC3.

Amendment 13, in clause 3, page 3, line 27, at end insert—

“(2A) Section (

(a) inserts sections 41ZC and 41ZD into the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989, and

(b) inserts sections 41ZF and 41ZG into that Act as those sections apply to section 41ZC or 41ZD of that Act,

comes into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by regulations appoint.

(2B) The following provisions come into force on such day as the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland may by order appoint—

(a) section (Unauthorised photograph or sound-recording of the inside of a prison: Northern Ireland);

(b) section (Unauthorised photographs and sound-recordings of prisons and prison workers: Northern Ireland) so far as it—

(i) inserts section 34D into the Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953, and

(ii) inserts section 34F into that Act as that section applies to section 34D of that Act.”

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 12.

Amendment 14, in clause 3, page 3, line 28, leave out

“Different days may be appointed”

and insert

“Regulations under subsection (2) or (2A), and orders under subsection (2B), may appoint different days”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 12.

Amendment 15, in clause 3, page 3, line 32, at end insert

“, other than a provision mentioned in subsection (2A) or (2B).”

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 12.

Amendment 16, in clause 3, page 3, line 32, at end insert—

“(5A) The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming into force of the provision mentioned in subsection (2A).

(5B) The Department of Justice in Northern Ireland may by order make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming into force of a provision mentioned in subsection (2B).”

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 12.

Amendment 17, in clause 3, page 3, line 33, after “(5)” insert

“, or (5A), and the power to make orders under subsection (5B),”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 12.

Amendment 18, in clause 3, page 3, line 34, at end insert “or areas”.

This amendment enables transitional provision in connection with the coming into force of the Bill to make different provision for different areas. This is for consistency with the commencement power in clause 3(3).

Amendment 19, in clause 3, page 3, line 34, at end insert—

“(6A) For regulations made under subsection (2A) or (5A) by the Scottish Ministers, see section 27 of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 10) (Scottish statutory instruments).

(6B) A power of the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland to make an order under subsection (2B) or (5B) is exercisable by statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/1573 (N.I. 12)).”—

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 12.

Clause 3, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.