Amendments proposed to the Hunting Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr David Lidington

61

Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     38,     after third 'the' insert 'deliberate'.

   

Mr David Lidington

62

Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     40,     leave out sub-paragraph (5).

   

Mr Lembit Öpik

76

Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     40,     leave out 'third' and insert 'second'.

   

Mr David Lidington

63

Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     42,     leave out 'fox, hare or rabbit' and insert 'wild mammal'.

   

Mr David Lidington

65

Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     43,     after 'dead' insert 'except where the person charged believed that it would be unsafe to do so'.

   

Mr A. J. Beith
Mr Lembit Öpik

117

Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     43,     after 'dead', insert 'or otherwise killed instantly'.

   

Mr David Lidington

66

Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     43,     leave out from 'dead' to end of line 46.

   

Mr David Lidington

64

Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     45,     leave out 'under sufficiently close' and insert 'as far as practicable under'.

   

Mr David Lidington

68

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     3,     leave out 'took' and insert 'was intended to take'.

   

Mr David Lidington

67

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     3,     leave out 'entirely'.

   

Mr David Lidington

69

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     7,     after 'which' insert 'he reasonably believed that'.

   

Mr David Lidington

70

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     8,     at end insert ', or

    (c) which he had not been forbidden to use.'.

   

Mr David Lidington

71

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     8,     at end insert ', or

    (c) which was land available for public use.'.

   

Mr David Lidington

72

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     8,     at end insert—

    '(8) No offence shall have been committed under paragraph 1 where the primary intention of the participants is that game birds are to be flushed to be shot and that either one, some or no species of mammal are to be shot if flushed.

    (9) The burden shall be on the prosecution to disprove any defence raised under sub-paragraph (8).'.

   

Mr David Lidington

18

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     10,     leave out 'charged with an offence' and insert 'liable to a penalty'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

108

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     11,     leave out 'prove' and insert 'claim'.

   

Mr David Lidington

73

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     12,     after 'rodents' insert 'or mink'.

   

Mr David Lidington

74

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     12,     after 'rodents' insert 'or rabbits'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Mr Peter Luff
Mrs Llin Golding

77

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     13,     leave out 'conditions in this paragraph were' and insert 'condition in this paragraph was'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

109

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '( ) The prosecution must then prove that the person charged with the offence was not hunting rodents and the conditions in this paragraph were not met.'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Mr David Lidington
Mr Peter Luff
Mrs Llin Golding

78

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     14,     leave out paragraph (2).

   

Mr David Lidington

86

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     14,     after third 'the', insert 'deliberate'.

   

Mr A. J. Beith
Mr Lembit Öpik

118

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     15,     after 'ground', insert 'other than in a man-made underground structure or space'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Mr Peter Luff
Mrs Llin Golding

79

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     16,     leave out 'second'.

   

Mr David Lidington

87

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     19,     after 'he', insert 'believed that he'.

   

Mr A. J. Beith
Mr Lembit Öpik

105

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     20,     at end insert ', or

    (c) onto which the quarry had escaped while being pursued in accordance with the conditions in this paragraph.'.

   

Mr David Lidington

19

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     22,     leave out 'charged with an offence' and insert 'liable to a penalty'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

110

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     23,     leave out 'prove' and insert 'claim'.

   

Mr David Lidington

88

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     23,     leave out 'rabbit or hare' and insert 'wild mammal'.

   

Mr David Lidington

89

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     24,     at end insert 'or which he believed had been shot or might have been shot'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

111

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '( ) The prosecution must then prove that the person charged with the offence was not retrieving a rabbit or hare which had been shot.'.

   

Mr David Lidington

20

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     26,     leave out 'charged with an offence' and insert 'liable to a penalty'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

112

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     27,     leave out 'prove' and insert 'claim'.

   

Mr David Lidington

90

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     28,     leave out 'searching for' and insert 'hunting'.

   

Mr David Lidington

91

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     28,     leave out 'an animal' and insert 'a wild mammal'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

113

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '( ) The prosecution must then prove that the person charged with the offence was not searching for an animal which had been released from captivity or confinement, and the conditions in this paragraph were not met.'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Mr David Lidington
Mr Peter Luff
Mrs Llin Golding

80

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     32,     leave out paragraph (2).

   

Mr David Lidington

96

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     32,     after third 'the', insert 'deliberate'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Mr Peter Luff
Mrs Llin Golding

81

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     34,     leave out 'second' and insert 'first'.

   

Mr David Lidington

92

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     36,     leave out 'animal' and insert 'wild mammal'.

   

Mr David Lidington

97

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     36,     after 'dead', insert 'except where the person charged believed that it would be unsafe to do so'.

   

Mr David Lidington

98

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     36,     leave out from 'dead' to end of line 39.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Mr Peter Luff
Mrs Llin Golding

82

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     40,     leave out 'third' and insert 'second'.

   

Mr David Lidington

93

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     40,     leave out 'animal' and insert 'wild mammal'.

   

Mr David Lidington

94

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     43,     leave out 'animals' and insert 'wild mammals'.

   

Mr David Lidington

21

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     44,     leave out 'charged with an offence' and insert 'liable to a penalty'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

114

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     45,     leave out 'prove' and insert 'claim'.

   

Mr David Lidington

95

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     46,     leave out 'an animal' and insert 'a wild mammal'.

   

Mr David Lidington

99

Schedule     3,     page     21,     line     47,     leave out 'seriously'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

115

Schedule     3,     page     22,     line     1,     at end insert—

    '( ) The prosecution must then prove that the person charged with the offence was not searching for an animal which the accused believed was or might be seriously injured, and the conditions in this paragraph were not met.'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Mr David Lidington
Mr Peter Luff
Mrs Llin Golding

83

Schedule     3,     page     22,     line     2,     leave out paragraph (2).

 
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