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INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF PRISONERS BILL 1996

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the Bill be now read a second time—

Debate resumed.

Question—put and passed—Bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Mr Williams (Attorney-General and Minister for Justice) moved the following amendment:

Clause 24, page 24 (line 10), omit "the transfer can be", substitute ", were the Attorney[hyphen]General to give that consent, the transfer could be".

Paper: Mr Williams presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

Amendment agreed to.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

Ordered—That the Bill be reported to the House with an amendment.