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Friday 5th January 2001


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STANDING COMMITTEE A

VEHICLES (CRIME) BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order to be proposed by Mr Charles Clarke.

Mr Charles Clarke To move, That the Bill be considered in the following order: Clauses 16 to 30, Clauses 31 to 33, Clauses 1 to 15, Clauses 34 to 42, the Schedule, Clauses 43 to 45, new Clauses, new Schedules.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

17

*Clause     17,     page     9,     line     33,     after 'register', insert 'shall be based on the return of a standard form and'.

   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

18

*Clause     17,     page     9,     line     34,     at end insert—

    '(2A) The particulars shall be supported by relevant documentary evidence'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

4

*Clause     17,     page     9,     line     35,     leave out 'and such fee (if any) as may be prescribed,'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

5

*Clause     17,     page     9,     line     40,     leave out 'and such fee (if any) as may be prescribed,'.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

19

*Clause     18,     page     10,     line     18,     leave out from 'prescribed' to end of line 18 and insert 'shall be set only in order to recover'.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

20

*Clause     20,     page     10,     line     41,     leave out '28' and insert '60'.

   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

21

*Clause     20,     page     10,     line     41,     at end insert 'without good cause or reason'.

   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

22

*Clause     20,     page     11,     line     40,     leave out 'a person appointed by the Secretary of State' and insert 'an independent adjudicator'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

6

*Page     10,     line     38,     leave out Clause 20.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

23

*Clause     21,     page     12,     line     4,     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

24

*Clause     21,     page     12,     line     5,     at end insert 'and;

    (d) the procedure for re-registration'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

7

*Page     11,     line     4,     leave out Clause 21.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

25

*Clause     22,     page     12,     line     11,     at end insert—

    '(2A) The Secretary of State may extend the period specified in subsection (2) where he receives representations in writing after the 21 day period showing good cause why an appeal could not be brought within the given period.'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

8

*Page     12,     line     6,     leave out Clause 22.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

26

*Clause     25,     page     13,     leave out lines 14 to 47 and insert—

    '(1) A justice of the peace may issue a warrant authorising a constable or (as the case may be) an authorised person to enter and inspect premises, provided that admission to the premises is reasonably required to secure compliance with the provisions of this Part, or to ascertain whether these provisions are being complied with.

    (2) A constable or an authorised person may, if necessary, use reasonable force in the exercise of his powers under a warrant issued under subsection (1).

    (3) A constable or an authorised person may at any reasonable time—

    (a) require production of, and inspect, any registration plates kept at the premises; and

    (b) require production of, inspect and take copies of or extracts from any records which the person carrying on business as a registration plate supplier is required to keep at such premises by virtue of this Part.

    (4) A constable or an authorised person in seeking to enter any premises in the exercise of his powers under a warrant issued under subsection (1) shall, if required by or on behalf of the owner or occupier or person in charge of the premises, produce evidence of his identity, and of his authority for entering before doing so.

    (5) Any person who obstructs an authorised person in the exercise of his duties under a warrant issued under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale.'.

   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

27

*Clause     25,     page     13,     leave out lines 14 to 47 and insert—

    '(1) A constable or (as the case may be) an authorised person may at any reasonable time enter and inspect premises, provided that admission to the premises is reasonably required to ascertain whether the provisions of this Part are being complied with and, if necessary, to secure compliance with the provisions of this Part.

    (2) A constable or an authorised person may, if necessary, use reasonable force in the exercise of his powers under subsection (1).

    (3) A constable or an authorised person may at any reasonable time—

    (a) require production of, and inspect, any registration plates kept at the premises; and

    (b) require production of, inspect and take copies of or extracts from any records which the person carrying on business as a registration plate supplier is required to keep at such premises by virtue of this Part.

    (4) A constable or an authorised person in seeking to enter any premises in the exercise of his powers under subsection (1) shall, if required by or on behalf of the owner or occupier or person in charge of the premises, produce evidence of his identity, and of his authority for entering before doing so.

    (5) Any person who obstructs an authorised person in the exercise of his duties under a warrant issued under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale.'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

9

*Clause     25,     page     13,     line     14,     leave out 'at any reasonable time,' and insert 'during normal hours of business'.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

28

*Clause     26,     page     14,     line     8,     leave out '28' and insert '14'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

10

*Clause     26,     page     14,     line     10,     leave out 'subsection (3)'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

12

*Clause     26,     page     14,     line     11,     leave out '28 days', and insert '42 days'.

   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

29

*Clause     26,     page     14,     line     11,     leave out '28' and insert '14'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

11

*Clause     26,     page     14,     line     15,     leave out ', (2) or (3)' and insert 'or (2)'.

   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

30

*Clause     26,     page     14,     line     16,     leave out '3' and insert '5'.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

31

*Clause     27,     page     14,     line     34,     leave out '4' and insert '5'.


   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

13

*Clause     32,     page     16,     line     28,     after 'identity', insert 'and safety'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

14

*Clause     32,     page     16,     line     33,     at end insert 'or that the vehicle is roadworthy'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

15

*Clause     32,     page     16,     line     40,     at end insert 'and that they are roadworthy'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

16

*Clause     32,     page     16,     line     45,     at end insert 'and that they are roadworthy'.


   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

1

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(2A) For the purposes of this Part a person carries on business as a car park operator if he carries on a business which consists of—

    (a) wholly or partly in the provision of parking spaces for motor vehicles in areas and premises reserved for that purpose and for which he makes a charge.'.


   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

2

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     1,     leave out 'a register' and insert 'registers'.

   

Mr David Chidgey
Bob Russell

3

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     2,     after 'operators', insert 'and car park operators'.


   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

32

*Clause     40,     page     23,     leave out lines 34 to 36 and insert—

    '(3) The Secretary of State shall make no orders or regulations under this Act (other than an order under section 43) unless a draft of the order or regulation, as the case may be, has first been laid before, and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.'.


NEW CLAUSE

False applications

   

Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson
Mr Michael Fabricant
Miss Anne McIntosh

NC1

*To move the following Clause:—

    '. Any person who knowingly makes a false application under section 18 shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.'.


 
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