HL Deb 31 July 1962 vol 243 cc229-30

After the First Schedule, insert the following new Schedule—

("Offences in Scotland (Provisions Replacing Sections 240 and 246 of Principal Act)

Penalty for aiding, abetting, etc., commission of offences in Scotland

240. As respects Scotland, a person who aids, abets, counsels, procures or incites any other person to commit an offence against the provisions of this Act or any regulations made thereunder shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable on conviction to the same punishment as might be imposed on conviction of the first-mentioned offence.

Inclusion in indictment in Scotland of certain summary offences

246.—(1) A contravention occurring in Scotland of any of the provisions of this Act or of any regulations made thereunder, which is directed to be prosecuted summarily and which, if it had been triable on indictment, could competently have been libelled as an additional or alternative charge in an indictment charging a person with culpable homicide in respect of the driving or attempted driving or use of a motor vehicle, or with a contravention of section one, section two or section six of this Act may, notwithstanding the direction aforesaid, be so libelled and may be tried accordingly.

(2) In this section any reference to a contravention of regulations includes a reference to a failure to comply with regulations.")


My Lords, this Amendment is consequential on Amendment No. 28. I beg to move.

Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said Amendment.—(Lord Chesham.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.