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Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) (Amendment) Bill, 2018

No.      of 2018            Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders)                Saint Christopher

(Amendment) Bill, 2018                                         and Nevis

 

 

SAINT CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS

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No.         of 2018

 

A BILL to amend the Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) Act, No. 14 of 2014.

 

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the National Assembly of Saint Christopher and Nevis and by the authority of the same as follows:

 

  1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) (Amendment) Act, 2018.

 

  1. Interpretation.

In this Act,

“Act” means the Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) Act, No. 14 of 2014.

 

  1. Amendment of section 4.

The Act is amended in section 4 by

 

  • in subsection (1), replacing the expression “and that person is not, since” with the expression “and that person has not, since”;
  • in subsection (5), by replacing paragraph (a) as follows

“(a) the combined sentences imposed was imprisonment for a sum total term not exceeding three years; or”.

 

  1. Amendment of First Schedule.

The Act is amended in the First Schedule by replacing the expression “A sentence of imprisonment exceeding 6 months but exceeding 18 months” with “A sentence of imprisonment exceeding 6 months but not exceeding 18 months”.

 

 

 

 

……………………………..

  1. MICHAEL PERKINS

                                                                                                            Speaker

 

Passed by the National Assembly this                day of                             , 2018.

 

 

           

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SONIA BODDIE-THOMPSON

                                                                               Deputy Clerk of the National Assembly

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