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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 5 April 2011

 

Public Bill Committee

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

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Protection of Freedoms Bill


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the

 

Committee [22 March].

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

52

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  20,  after ‘person’, insert ‘over the age of 16’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

53

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  20,  after ‘is’, insert ‘arrested and then’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

56

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  26,  leave out ‘2’ and insert ‘3’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 5 April 2011                     

58

 

Protection of Freedoms Bill, continued

 
 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

57

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  28,  leave out ‘2’ and insert ‘3’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

27

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  34,  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

Subsections (1) and (2) cannot come into force until—

 

(a)    

an inquiry has been conducted by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of

 

Constabulary into the evidential basis for the benefits of taking DNA

 

from persons given a penalty notice,

 

(b)    

the recommendations of that inquiry have been reported to the Secretary

 

of State,

 

(c)    

the report of the inquiry has been laid before, and approved by

 

affirmative resolution of, both Houses of Parliament.’.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

36

 

Clause  9,  page  7,  line  39,  after ‘retained’, insert ‘for an initial period of six years,

 

then’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

58

 

Clause  9,  page  8,  line  3,  leave out ‘2’ and insert ‘3’.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

59

 

Clause  10,  page  8,  line  11,  after ‘with the’, insert ‘written’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 5 April 2011                     

59

 

Protection of Freedoms Bill, continued

 
 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

60

 

Clause  10,  page  8,  line  13,  after ‘the’, insert ‘written’.

 

Steve Baker

 

45

 

Clause  10,  page  8,  line  16,  at end insert ‘and must in any event be destroyed within

 

one year from the date it was taken.’.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

61

 

Clause  11,  page  8,  line  39,  after ‘withdrawn’, insert ‘, either verbally or in

 

writing,’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

62

 

Clause  11,  page  8,  line  39,  after ‘time’, insert ‘except where a person is subject to

 

an active police investigation’.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

63

 

Clause  13,  page  9,  line  20,  leave out from ‘Police’ to end of Clause.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

25

 

Clause  13,  page  9,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

Before the DNA profile is destroyed, a speculative search of the DNA database

 

must be carried out.

 

(4)    

The search must be carried out within such time as may reasonably be required

 

for the search.


 
 

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Protection of Freedoms Bill, continued

 
 

(5)    

In the event of the fingerprint, or DNA profile, being taken from a person in

 

connection with that person’s arrest and the arrest was unlawful or based on

 

mistaken identity, then the sample is exempt from (3) above.’.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

64

 

Clause  14,  page  9,  line  24,  after ‘samples’, insert ‘and all other biometric

 

information’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

65

 

Clause  14,  page  9,  line  27,  after ‘samples’, insert ‘and all other biometric

 

information’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

66

 

Clause  14,  page  9,  line  28,  after ‘samples’, insert ‘and all other biometric

 

information’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

67

 

Clause  14,  page  9,  line  34,  after ‘samples’, insert ‘and all other biometric

 

information’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

68

 

Clause  14,  page  9,  line  36,  after ‘samples’, insert ‘and all other biometric

 

information’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

69

 

Clause  14,  page  9,  line  37,  after ‘samples’, insert ‘and all other biometric

 

information’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 5 April 2011                     

61

 

Protection of Freedoms Bill, continued

 
 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

70

 

Clause  14,  page  10,  line  1,  after ‘sample’, insert ‘and all other biometric

 

information’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

71

 

Clause  14,  page  10,  line  5,  after ‘sample’, insert ‘and all other biometric

 

information’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

26

 

Clause  14,  page  10,  leave out lines 8 to 11 and insert—

 

‘(7)    

A speculative search of the DNA database and the national fingerprint database,

 

in relation to section 63D material, must be carried out.

 

(8)    

The search must be carried out within such time as may reasonably be required

 

for the search.

 

(9)    

In the event of the fingerprint, or DNA profile, being taken from a person in

 

connection with that person’s arrest and the arrest was unlawful or based on

 

mistaken identity, then the sample is exempt from (7) above.’.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

72

 

Clause  16,  page  10,  line  40,  leave out subsection (2).

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

73

 

Clause  17,  page  11,  line  31,  leave out subsection (3).

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee: 5 April 2011                     

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Protection of Freedoms Bill, continued

 
 

James Brokenshire

 

1

 

Clause  18,  page  12,  line  32,  leave out ‘or’.

 

Mr Tom Watson

 

John Robertson

 

39

 

Clause  18,  page  12,  line  33,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

James Brokenshire

 

2

 

Clause  18,  page  12,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

a person who has been found not guilty of the offence by reason of

 

insanity, or

 

(d)    

a person who has been found to be under a disability and to have done the

 

act charged in respect of the offence.’.

 

James Brokenshire

 

3

 

Clause  18,  page  12,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

See also section 65(3) (which deals with findings equivalent to those mentioned

 

in subsection (1)(c) or (d) by courts which exercise jurisdiction under the laws of

 

countries or territories outside England and Wales).’.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

74

 

Schedule  1,  page  85,  line  46,  leave out ‘3’ and insert ‘6’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

75

 

Schedule  1,  page  86,  line  1,  leave out ‘3’ and insert ‘6’.

 

James Brokenshire

 

8

 

Schedule  1,  page  87,  line  42,  after ‘(a)’ insert ‘in relation to a recordable offence in

 

England and Wales or Northern Ireland—

 

(i)    

’.

 

James Brokenshire

 

9

 

Schedule  1,  page  87,  line  45,  leave out ‘(b)’ and insert—

 

‘(ii)    

the person has been found not guilty of the offence by reason

 

of insanity,


 
 

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Protection of Freedoms Bill, continued

 
 

(iii)    

the person has been found to be under a disability and to have

 

done the act charged in respect of the offence, or

 

(iv)    

’.

 

James Brokenshire

 

10

 

Schedule  1,  page  88,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

the person, in relation to an offence in Scotland punishable by

 

imprisonment, has been acquitted on account of the person’s insanity

 

at the time of the offence or (as the case may be) by virtue of section

 

51A of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995,

 

( )    

a finding in respect of the person has been made under section 55(2)

 

of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 in relation to an

 

offence in Scotland punishable by imprisonment,’.

 

Steve Baker

 

47

 

Schedule  1,  page  92,  line  19,  leave out from ‘(2))’ to end of line 21.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

76

 

Schedule  1,  page  94,  line  43,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

James Brokenshire

 

11

 

Schedule  1,  page  97,  line  6,  leave out ‘or’.

 

James Brokenshire

 

12

 

Schedule  1,  page  97,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

has been found not guilty of the offence by reason of insanity, or

 

(d)    

has been found to be under a disability and to have done the act

 

charged in respect of the offence’.

 

James Brokenshire

 

13

 

Schedule  1,  page  100,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘Part 7

 

Corresponding Northern Ireland provision for excepted or reserved matters

 

etc.

 

8    (1)  

The Secretary of State may make an order under sub-paragraph (2) or (3) if the

 

Secretary of State considers that the subject-matter in relation to Northern

 

Ireland of any provision of an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly made in

 

2011 or 2012 (whether before or after the passing of this Act) is the same as

 

the subject-matter in relation to England and Wales of any provision made by

 

any of sections 1 to 18 and 23 to 25 of this Act.

 

      (2)  

The Secretary of State may by order make excepted or reserved provision in

 

relation to Northern Ireland which is about the same subject-matter as any


 
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