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Section G – Bills

New amendments to Bills lodged on 11 April 2005

Gaelic Language ( Scotland) Bill – Stage 3

Schedule 1

John Farquhar Munro

2 In schedule 1, page 9, line 12, after <members,> insert <who are speakers of the Gaelic language>

John Farquhar Munro

3 In schedule 1, page 9, line 13, after <person> insert <, who is a speaker of the Gaelic language,>

Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences ( Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 1

Pauline McNeill

1 In section 1, page 1, line 6, leave out <aged 18 or over (“the adult”)>

Pauline McNeill

2 In section 1, page 1, line 8, leave out <two earlier occasions> and insert <one earlier occasion>

Pauline McNeill

3 In section 1, page 1, line 8, leave out <adult> and insert <person>

Pauline McNeill

4 In section 1, page 1, line 12, leave out <adult> and insert <person>

Pauline McNeill

5 In section 1, page 1, line 15, leave out <adult> and insert <person>

Pauline McNeill

6 In section 1, page 1, line 16, leave out <adult> and insert <person>

Pauline McNeill

7 In section 1, page 1, line 18, leave out <one of the meetings or communications on earlier occasions> and insert <the meeting or communication on an earlier occasion>

Pauline McNeill

8 In section 1, page 1, line 23, leave out <adult> and insert <person>

Pauline McNeill

9 In section 1, page 2, line 1, leave out <adult’s> and insert <person’s>

Pauline McNeill

10 In section 1, page 2, line 2, leave out <adult’s> and insert <person’s>

After section 1

Pauline McNeill

11 After section 1, insert—

<Offence for purposes of Part 2 of Sexual Offences Act 2003

Sexual offences for purposes of Part 2 of Sexual Offences Act 2003

In Schedule 3 to the 2003 Act (sexual offences for purposes of Part 2) after paragraph 43 there is inserted—

“43A Breach of the peace if—

(a) the offence was committed against a child; and

(b) the court determines that there was a significant sexual aspect to the offender’s behaviour in committing the offence.”.>



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