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To amend section seven of the Criminal

Justice Act, 1925.

Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed,

10 June 1926.

LONDON: PUBLISHED BY HIS MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE.

Presented by Secretary Sir William Joynson-Hicks,

supported by
Captain Hacking,

To be purchased directly from
H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE at the following addresses :
Adastral House, Kingsway, London, W.C. 2; 28, Abingdon

Street, London, 8.W.1; York Street, Manchester; 1, St. Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff; or 120, George Street, Edinburgh;

or through any Bookseller.

Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Ltd.,

East Harding Street, E.C. 4,
Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty,

[Price 2d. Net.] [Bill 123]

Penalties,

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Increase and extend the powers of the court A.D. 1926.

to inflict punishment in the case of certain
crimes.

E it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty,

by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present

Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, 5 as follows:

1. Where a person is convicted on indictment of Power of two or more offences punishable only by imprisonment court to in respect of which he is liable to be sentenced to terms substitute

of imprisonment amounting in the aggregate to a period penal servi10 of not less than three years, the court may, instead of consecutive

sentencing him to imprisonment, sentence him to penal terms of servitude for any term not exceeding the aggregate imprisonperiod for which he might have been sentenced to ment.

imprisonment. 15 2.-(1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal Short title Justice (Increase of Penalties) Act, 1926.

and extent. (2) This Act shall not extend to Scotland or to Northern Ireland.

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B I L L To increase and extend the powers of

the court to inflict punishment in the case of certain crimes.

Presented by Mr. Greaves-Lord,

supported by
Mr. Hauke, Captain O'Connor,
Mr. Robert Hudson, Mr. Grotrian,

Captain Fairfax, Mr. Merriman,
Sir Henry Cautiey, Mr. Roy Bird, Mr. Rye,
Mr. William Graham and Sir John Simon.

Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed,

5 February 1926.

LONDON: PUBLISHED BY HIS MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE.

To be purchased directly from H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE at the following addresses : Adastral House, Kingsway, London, W.C.2; 28, Abingdon

Street, London, S.W.1; York Street, Manchester; 1, St. Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff; or 120, George Street, Edinburgh;

or through any Bookseller.
Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode. Ltd.,

East Harding Street, E.C. 4,
Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty.

[Price ld. Net.]

[Bill 1]

Penalties).

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(AS AMENDED BY STANDING COMMITTEE A)

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Increase and extend the powers of the court A.D. 1926.

to inflict punishment in the case of certain
crimes.

E it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty,

by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present

Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, 5 as follows:

1.-(1) Where a person is convicted on indictment Power of of two or more offences to which this Act applies court to in respect of which he is liable to be sentenced to terms substitute of imprisonment amounting in the aggregate to a period Lüde for

penal servi 10 of not less than three years, the court may, instead of consecutive

sentencing him to imprisonment, sentence him to penal terms of servitude for any term not exceeding the aggregate imprisonperiod for which he might have been sentenced to ment.

imprisonment, so, however, that no sentence of penal 15 servitude imposed under this section shall be for a term exceeding seven years.

(2) This Act applies to all indictable offences not otherwise punishable by penal servitude except

blasphemous or seditious libel and other offences of 20 blasphemy or sedition, unlawful or riotous assembly, offences under any enactment relating to corrupt and

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Penalties).

To increase and extend the powers of

the court to inflict punishment in the case of certain crimes.

A.D. 1926. illegal practices at elections, and offences of inciting

or attempting or conspiring to commit any such offence
as aforesaid.

2.4(1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal and extent. Justice (Increase of Penalties) Act, 1926.

(2) This Act shall not extend to Northern Ireland. Short title

supported by
Mr. Hawke, Captain O'Connor,
Mr. Robert Hudson, Mr. Grotrian,

Captain Fairfax, Mr. Merriman,
Sir Henry Cautley, Mr. Roy Bird, Mr. Rye,
Mr. William Graham and Sir John Simon.

Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed,

LONDON:
PUBLISHED BY HIS MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE.

To be purchased directly from
H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE at the following addresses :
Adastral House, Kingsway, London, W.C.2; 28, Abingdon

Street, London, S.W.1; York Street, Manchester;
1, St. Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff'; or 120, George Street, Edinburgh;

East Harding Street, E.C. 4,
Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty.

[Price ld. Net.] [Bill 62]

COMMITTEE A

Presented by Mr. Greaves-Lord,

11 March 1926.

or through any Bookseller.

Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Ltd.,

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