§ Lord Windlesham
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will list each of the new criminal offences which will be created by the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 if it is enacted in its present form.
§ Baroness Blatch
The Criminal Justice and Public Order Bill extends the scope of some existing criminal offences and creates a number of new ones. The new offences are listed below.
Criminal Justice and Public Order Bill: New Offences Clause Offence 12 (Linked with Schedule 2 para 5). Making a false statement to obtain certification as Secure Training Centre (STC) custody officer.
Clause Offence 13 Assaulting STC custody officer. Resisting or wilfully obstructing STC custody officer. 14 Wrongfully disclosing information about STC trainee. 40 (Linked with Schedule 10 para 28). Serving on a jury when knowingly not qualified because on bail in criminal proceedings. 44 (Linked with Schedule 4 Part 1, new para 8A of Magistrates' Courts Act 1980). Making unauthorised report of transfer proceedings. 51 Intimidating a witness, juror, or person assisting in the investigation of an offence. Harming or threatening to harm a witness, juror, etc. 60 Failing to stop when directed to do so by a policeman under clause 60 powers (stop and search in anticipation of violence). 61 Failing to comply with direction under 61(1) (trespassing on land); re-entering the land within 3 months of a direction being given. 63 Failing to comply with direction under 63(2)
Clause Offence (raves); re-entering the land within 7 days of a detention being given. 65 Failing to comply with direction under 65(1) (travelling to a rave). 68 Committing aggravated trespass. 69 Failing to comply with direction to leave under 69(1) aggravated trespass); re-entering the land within 3 months of a direction being given. 70 Organsing a prohibited trespassory assembly. Taking part in a prohibited trespassory assembly. Inciting someone else to take part in a prohibited trespassory assembly. 71 Failing to comply with direction under 14C(1) of the Public Order Act 1986 (travelling to a trespassory assembly). 74 Knowingly or recklessly making a false statement about one's protected intended occupier status. 75 Knowingly or recklessly making a false statement to obtain an interim possession order or to resist the making of an interim possession order. 76 Being a trespasser on premises during currency of interim possession order. 77 Failing to comply with unauthorised campers direction; re-entering the land within 3 months of a direction being given. 78 Obstructing the removal of vehicles of unauthorised campers. 81 Failing to stop when required to do so by a constable or wilfully obstructing a constable from exercising his clause 81 powers (stop and search powers to prevent acts of terrorism). 82 Possessing an article intended for terrorist purposes.
Clause Offence Collecting or having information likely to be useful to terrorists. 113 (Link with Schedule 6 para 5). Giving false information to obtain certification as Scottish prisoner custody officer. 114 Wrongfully disclosing information about prisoner (Scottish Prison Service). 121 (Link with Schedule 7 para 5). Giving false information to obtain certification as Northern Ireland prisoner custody officer. 122 Assaulting a Northern Ireland prisoner custody officer. Resisting or obstructing a Northern Ireland prisoner custody officer. 123 Wrongfully disclosing information about a prisoner (Northern Ireland Prison Service). 141 Redefining "rape" to include non-consensual buggery of either a man or a woman. 152 Selling or offering for sale financial information obtained dishonestly or by deception and disclosed without the subject's consent. 153 Causing intentional harassment, alarm or distress. 155 Using female germ cells taken or derived from embryos or foetuses for fertility purposes. 160 Procuring personal data to which one is not entitled under the Date Protection Act. 165 Sale of tickets for designated football matches by unauthorised persons (power exists to extend to other large sporting; events). 166 Touting for hire car services in a public place. Schedule 9 para 42 Giving a false statement to the court about financial circumstances.