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Commons Amendment

Volume 413: debated on Tuesday 21 October 1980

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158 Schedule 7, page 85, line 47, at end insert—

'30A In section 179 (power of court, in solemn proceedings, to adjourn a case before sentence)—
  • (a) in subsection (1) there shall be inserted before the proviso the words "or ordain him to appear at the adjourned diet"; and
  • (b) in subsection (2), for paragraph (a) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—
  • "(a) review the order appealed against and either grant bail on such conditions as it thinks fit or ordain the accused to appear at the adjourned diet;".'.

    7.11 p.m.

    My Lords, I beg to move Amendment No. 158 and to speak to Amendment No. 164. These are minor procedural amendments which correct an oversight in the Bail, etc. (Scotland) Act. I beg to move.

    Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said amendment. —( The Earl of Mansfield.)

    On Question, Motion agreed to.