Baroness Stowell of Beeston
Conservative, Life peer
The amendment was withdrawn after debate and no decision was taken on it.
After Clause 170
Insert the following new Clause—
“Crime scenes: religious rituals or prayer
In securing a crime scene where a person within that crime scene is severely injured, such that there is a strong likelihood that they might die, there is a presumption that the constable in charge will allow entry to the crime scene to a minister of religion in order to perform religious rituals or prayer associated with dying.”
Member’s explanatory statement
This amendment is intended to probe expectations of police procedure.