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The Serious Fraud Office

Volume 113: debated on Tuesday 31 March 1987

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Amendments made: No. 83, in page 77, line 24, at end insert—

'(2) In this paragraph references to the Director of Public Prosecutions include references to the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.'.

No. 84, in line 25, after 'proceedings', insert 'in England and Wales'.

No. 85, in line 27, at end insert—

'(2) Where the Director has the conduct of any criminal proceedings in Northern Ireland, the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland shall not in relation to those proceedings be required to exercise any function under Article 5 of the Prosecution of Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1972.'.

No. 86, in line 29, after '1', insert '(4)'.

No. 87, in line 31, after 'proceedings', insert 'in England and Wales'.

No. 88, in line 37, at end insert—

'(lA) Where the Director or any designated official gives notice that he has instituted, or is conducting, any criminal proceedings in Northern Ireland—
  • (a) to a resident magistrate or a justice of the peace in Northern Ireland;
  • (b) to a clerk of petty sessions in Northern Ireland, the person to whom the notice is given shall?
  • (i) at the prescribed time and in the prescribed manner; or
  • (ii) in a particular case, at the time and in the manner directed by the Attorney General,
  • send him every recognizance, complaint, certificate, deposition, document and thing connected with those proceedings which that person is required by law to deliver to the appropriate officer of the Crown Court.'.

    No. 89, in line 39, leave out 'sub-paragraph (1) above,' and insert 'this paragraph'.

    No. 90, in page 77, line 43, leave out 'sub-paragraph (1) above,' and insert 'this paragraph'.— [Mr. Mellor.]