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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 15th February 2001

STANDING COMMITTEE F


CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND POLICE BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [6th February].

    Clause No. 7 (Notification of court and date of trial).

    100

    Amendment (No. 100) proposed, in page 4, line 24, to leave out the word 'by' and insert the word 'before'.—(Mr Oliver Heald.)

    Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

99

Clause     7,     page     4,     line     24,     leave out 'the offence will be tried' and insert 'and the time at which, he must appear'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

101

Clause     7,     page     4,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '( ) A warning notice shall be given in the manner prescribed by order made by the Secretary of State, such power to be exercisable by statutory instrument.

    ( ) Such an instrument shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament'.

   

Sir Nicholas Lyell
Mr Crispin Blunt

111

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     3,     leave out subsection (7).


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

16

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '( ) The statement is to be treated as admissible as evidence to the like effect as oral evidence to the like effect by that person for the purposes of section 9 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 even though the conditions mentioned therein are not satisfied provided that such conditions as may by order be prescribed by the Secretary of State are satisfied.

    ( ) The power to make an order under subsection ( ) shall be exercisable by statutory instrument and no such order shall be made unless a draft of it has been laid before Parliament and approved by resolution of each House.'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

25

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     25,     after 'constable', insert 'in uniform'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

126

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     27,     at end insert 'and reasonably believes that their behaviour may lead to an offence.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

26

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     33,     leave out 'for' and insert 'which contains'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

53

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     33,     leave out from 'liquor' to end.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

27

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     35,     leave out 'he considers appropriate' and insert 'the chief officer of police for that area has specified'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

54

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     38,     leave out '2' and insert '5'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

55

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     40,     leave out subsection (5).


   

Mr Crispin Blunt

127

Clause     15,     page     8,     leave out line 7.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

56

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     8,     leave out subsection (1)(b) and insert—

    '(b) any area to which members of the public have or may gain access'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

57

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     14,     after 'been', insert 'or may be'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

58

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     14,     at end insert 'provided that a constable may lawfully exercise any of the powers in section 14 whether or not the place has been so designated if he reasonably believes the place of the offence is a public place.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

31

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(2A) An order made under subsection (2) shall have effect for such period (not being greater than 12 months) as shall be specified in the order.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

32

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(2A) An order under subsection (2) may only be made by a meeting of the full local authority.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

28

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '( ) to specify that the order shall not apply to a particular area within a designated public place.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

29

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '( ) to specify that the order shall apply at particular times, or on particular days, only.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

30

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '( ) to specify that the order may be suspended for a period of not more than 48 hours by an officer or committee of the authority with the agreement of a superintendent of police.'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

128

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '(2A) All orders must be confirmed by that local authority at least every five years or they will be deemed to be spent.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

59

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     19,     at end insert 'and shall issue guidance to police and local authorities as to the exercise of police powers, and implementation by local authorities of these provisions and any relevant related by-laws operated by such local authorities.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

33

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(5A) The functions of a local authority under this section may not be discharged by an officer of the authority.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins

34

Clause     15,     page     8,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(5A) Regulations under subsection (4) shall, in particular, provide than any meeting of a local authority, or of a local authority executive or committee, which relates in any way to the making of an order under subsection (2), shall be held in public.'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

60

Clause     16,     page     8,     leave out lines 29 and 30.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

61

Clause     16,     page     8,     leave out lines 31 to 33.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

62

Clause     16,     page     8,     leave out lines 34 to 36.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

63

Clause     16,     page     8,     leave out lines 37 to 40.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

64

Clause     17,     page     9,     line     3,     leave out 'Subsections (2) and (3) apply' and insert 'Subsection (2) applies'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

65

Clause     17,     page     9,     line     16,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

129

Clause     17,     page     9,     line     17,     leave out '10' and insert '5'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

66

Clause     18,     page     9,     line     40,     at end insert—

'(f) the Greater London Authority'.


   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard

4

Clause     19,     page     10,     line     6,     at beginning insert 'Following a first and second warning'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

130

Clause     19,     page     10,     line     8,     leave out 'reasonably believes that' and insert 'has evidence that'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr James Gray

81

Clause     19, page 10, line     9, leave out 'is likely to' and insert 'are reasonable grounds to believe that there will'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

131

Clause     19,     page     10,     line     9,     leave out ', or in the vicinity of,'.

 
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