HC Deb 23 October 1989 vol 158 c530

. In section 67(1A)(c) of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 (computation of sentences of imprisonment passed in England and Wales) for the words "in the care of a local authority" there shall be substituted "remanded to local authority accommodation".'.—[Mr. Mellor.]

Mr. Mellor

I beg to move amendment No. 470, in page 144, line 19, leave out from '1989' to end of line 21.

Madam Deputy Speaker

With this we may discuss Government amendments Nos. 345, 241, 428 to 432, 351 and 435.

Mr. Mellor

These are technical amendments that update existing legislation to take account of changes in the Bill and to ensure consistency between public Acts of Parliament.

Amendment agreed to.

Amendments made: No. 344, in page 144, line 28, leave out 'In section 21(3) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968' and insert— 'In section 2(2) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (matters referred to social work committee) after paragraph (j) there shall be inserted— (k) section 17 and Part X of the Children Act 1989,". 13A. In section 5(2)(c) of that Act (power of Secretary of State to make regulations) for the words "and (j)" there shall be substituted "to (k)". 13B. In section 21(3) of that Act.'.

No. 345, in page 145, column 2, leave out lines 18 to 29 and insert—

`Functions under Part III of the Act (local authority support for children and families).
Care and Supervision.
Protection of Children.
Functions in relation to community homes, voluntary homes and voluntary organisations, registered children's homes, private arrangements for fostering children, child minding and day care for young children.
Inspection of children's homes on behalf of Secretary of State.
Research and returns of information.
Functions in relation to children accommodated by health authorities and local education authorities or in residential care, nursing or mental nursing homes or in independent schools.'.

No. 241, in page 146, line 3 leave out from 'Tribunals)' to end of line 6 and insert— 'for paragraph 4 there shall be substituted—

"Registration of voluntary homes and children's homes under the Children Act 1989. 4. Registered Homes Tribunals constituted under Part III of the Registered Homes Act 1984.".'.

No. 346, in page 146, line 14, at end insert—