§ 140 Schedule 4, page 73, line 13, after 'but' insert 'any'.
141 Schedule 4, page 74, line 6, leave out subsection (4) and insert—
'(4) Where there is a hearing under this section the accused (or all the accused as the case may be) shall attend it:
Provided that if the court so permits the hearing may proceed notwithstanding his (or their) absence.'.
§ 7.4 p.m.
§ Lord MACKAY of CLASHFERN
My Lords, I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 140 and 141. These are both purely drafting amendments.
§ Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said amendments.—(Lord Mackay of Clashfern.)