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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 6th February 2001

STANDING COMMITTEE B


HUNTING BILL

(Except Clauses 1 to 4 and New Clauses)


      Schedule No. 3 (Hunting with Dogs: Prohibition)

12

      Amendment (No. 12) proposed, in page 20, line 5, to leave out the words 'level 5' and insert the words 'level 1'.—(Mr Edward Garnier.)

      Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.


       

    Mr David Lidington

    13

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     5,     leave out 'level 5' and insert 'level 2'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    14

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     5,     leave out 'level 5' and insert 'level 3'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    15

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     5,     leave out 'level 5' and insert 'level 4'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    45

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     9,     after second 'the', insert 'express'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    46

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     9,     leave out 'or connivance'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    47

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     16,     at end insert—

        '7. No. offence is committed under Part I of this Schedule where the hunting is carried out by a gun pack'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    48

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     19,     leave out 'stalking and flushing out'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    119

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     19,     at end insert—

        '(7) Hunting shall be permitted where—

      (a) it is conducted at the request of the landlowner (within paragraph 22) in order to protect livestock, fish, fowl (including wild fowl), gamebirds, crops or grassland or trees, saplings or plants; or

      (b) to manage the population of the quarry species in the interest of that species or other species of animals, birds or fish; and

      (c) the person hunting the wild mammal reasonably believes that hunting is an appropriate means of achieving such protection or management having regard to all the circumstances (and including economic and conservation considerations) the welfare of the quarry species and other species of animals, bird or fish and the safety of other users of that or nearby land (including roads and other rights of way).'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    16

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     20,     leave out 'charged with an offence' and insert 'liable to a penalty'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    50

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     21,     leave out 'prove' and insert 'show'.

       

    Mr Edward Leigh

    106

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     21,     leave out 'prove' and insert 'claim'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    51

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     22,     leave out 'stalking' and insert 'hunting'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    52

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     22,     leave out 'fox, hare or rabbit' and insert 'wild mammal'.

       

    Mr Edward Leigh

    107

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     24,     at end insert—

        '( ) The prosecution must then prove that the person charged with the offence was not stalking a fox, hare or rabbit and the conditions in this paragraph were not met.'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    17

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     25,     leave out 'charged with an offence' and insert 'liable to a penalty'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    53

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     27,     leave out 'fox, hare or rabbit' and insert 'wild mammal'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    54

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     28,     leave out 'out of cover'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    55

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     30,     leave out 'stalking or flushing out' and insert 'hunting'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    56

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     31,     after 'livestock', insert 'fish'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    57

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     32,     leave out 'or crops' and insert 'crops, grassland, plants or trees or to manage the population of the quarry species in the interests of that species or other species of animals, birds or fish.'.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    58

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     34,      leave out from 'consumption' to 'or' in line 35.

       

    Mr David Lidington

    59

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     36,      after 'hunt', insert 'or kill'.

       

    Mr David Lidington
    Mr Lembit Öpik

    60

    Schedule     3,     page     20,     line     38,     leave out sub-paragraph (4).

       

    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

    120

    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 mammals are to be shot if flushed.'.

       

    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'.

 
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