HC Deb 19 March 1997 vol 292 c662W
Mr. McFall

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a supervised release order mandatory for all those who commit sexual offences which result in custody, irrespective of whether the case is heard on indictment. [19075]

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

[holding answer 10 March 1997]: Amendments to clause 3 of the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Bill were tabled at Lords Committee stage. These raised a similar point to the hon. Member's question. No further Government amendments are proposed.

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