§ Section three of the Criminal Justice Administration Act, 1914 (which relates to the reduction of imprisonment imposed by a Court of Summary Jurisdiction in respect of non-payment of sums of money) shall apply in all cases, whether or not the sum of money is adjudged to be paid by a conviction or order of a Court of Summary Jurisdiction, and accordingly in that Section the words "adjudged to be paid by a conviction or order of a Court of Summary Jurisdiction" shall be repealed, and for the words "the sum adjudged to be paid" there shall be substituted the words "the sum in respect of non-payment of which the imprisonment is imposed."—[Mr. Herbert Samuel.]
§ Clause brought up, and read the first time.
§ Question, "That the Clause be read a second time," put, and agreed to.
§ Clause added to the Bill.
§ The following stood on the Paper in the name of Mr. KING:
§ "After Clause 5, insert the following Clause:
§ In this Part of this Act the expression 'police authority'—
- (a) as respects the City of London means the Commissioner of the City Police;
- (b) as respects other areas in England and Wales means the police authority for the purposes of the Police Act, 1890;
- (c) as respects areas in Scotland means the police authority for the purposes of the Police (Scotland) Act, 1890."
With regard to the remaining Clauses in the name of the hon. Member (Mr. King), they are all outside the scope of the Bill, and the same remark applies to all the other new Clauses on the Paper.
§ Schedule (Enactments Repealed) ordered to stand part of the Bill.
§ Bill reported; as amended, to be considered upon Monday next and to be printed. [Bill 64.]