HC Deb 07 November 2002 vol 392 c849W
Vera Baird

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress his Department is making towards implementation of the Sexual Offences (Protected Material) Act 1997. [77275]

Hilary Benn

During the passage of the Regulatory Reform Bill, Ministers announced their intention to use a Regulatory Reform Order to amend the Act, to facilitate its implementation. Officials within the Home Office are currently considering practical proposals to bring about an amendment to the legislation.