§ Lord Windlesham
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether the following statutory provisions have yet been brought into force; and, if not, when it is intended they will be: Child Support, Pension and Social Security Act 2000, Section 62; Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000, Section 53; and Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001, Sections 1 to 11. [HL1684]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Baroness Hollis of Heigham)
Sections 62 to 66 (excluding the subsections relevant to Scotland) of the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 which support the Community Sentences and Benefits pilots were commenced with respect to four probation areas on 15 October 2001.
Section 53 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 will be commenced when resources, including prison places, are available.
Sections 1 to 11 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 will be piloted, with the co-operation of the police, in a small number of areas next year. 237WA Commencement orders will be laid to bring the measures into force at that time.