Amendments made: No. 70, in page 71, line 3, at end insert
'"child" means a person under the age of 14;'.
No. 71, in page 71, leave out lines 4 and 5.
No. 72, in page 71, line 7, at end insert
'and "young person" means a person who has attained the age of 14 and is under the age of 17.'.
No. 73, in line 7, at end insert—
'(5) In the application of this section to Northern Ireland—
(a) for the words from the beginning of subsection (1) above to "1976" there shall be substituted the words "subject to subsection (3) below,"; (b) the reference in section 1 to the Criminal Law Act 1977 in subsection (2)(c) above shall be construed as a reference to Article 9 of the Criminal Attempts and Conspiracy (Northern Ireland) Order 1983; and (c) the reference in subsection (2)(d) above to section 1 of the Criminal Attempts Act 1981 shall be construed as a reference to Article 3 of that Order.'.—[Mr. Mellor.]