Amendments proposed to the Hunting Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr Dale Campbell-Savours

74

Page     3,     line     37     [Schedule],     at end insert—

    '.—(1) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under paragraph 1 to prove that the conduct to which the charge relates consisted of using a dog for the control of foxes for the purpose of protecting sheep on fell or moorland in a designated National Park.

    (2) In this paragraph "designated" means designated in an order made by the Secretary of State.

    (3) An order under this paragraph shall be made by statutory instrument and shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by each House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Dale Campbell-Savours

75

Page     3,     line     37     [Schedule],     at end insert—

    '.—(1) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under paragraph 1 to prove that the conduct to which the charge relates consisted of using a dog for the control of foxes for the purpose of protecting sheep in a designated National Park.

    (2) In this paragraph "designated" means designated in an order made by the Secretary of State.

    (3) An order under this paragraph shall be made by statutory instrument and shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by each House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw
Mrs Llin Golding

48

Page     3     [Schedule],     leave out lines 39 to 49 and insert—

    '. It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under paragraph 1 to prove that the conduct to which the charge relates consisted of hunting a rodent.'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw
Mrs Llin Golding

49

Page     3,     line     49     [Schedule],     at end insert—

'Rabbits

    . It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under paragraph 1 to prove that the conduct to which the charge relates consisted of hunting a rabbit.'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw
Mrs Llin Golding

50

Page     3,     line     49     [Schedule],     at end insert—

'Mink

    . It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under paragraph 1 to prove that the conduct to which the charge relates consisted of hunting a mink.'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw
Mrs Llin Golding

51

Page     4,     line     3     [Schedule],     leave out 'rabbit or'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

1

Page     4,     line     4     [Schedule],     at end insert 'or which he believed had been shot or might have been shot'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

52

Page     4,     line     8     [Schedule],     leave out 'an animal' and insert 'a wild mammal'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

53

Page     4,     line     16     [Schedule],     leave out 'animal' and insert 'wild mammal'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

54

Page     4,     line     20     [Schedule],     leave out 'animal' and insert 'wild mammal'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

55

Page     4,     line     26     [Schedule],     leave out 'an animal' and insert 'a wild mammal'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

56

Page     4,     line     27     [Schedule],     after 'be', insert 'diseased or'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

2

Page     4,     line     27     [Schedule],     leave out 'seriously'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

3

Page     4,     line     27     [Schedule],     after 'injured', insert 'or diseased'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

57

Page     4,     line     32     [Schedule],     leave out 'animal's' and insert 'wild mammal's'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

58

Page     4,     line     32     [Schedule],     at end insert 'or treating its disease'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

59

Page     4,     line     35     [Schedule],     leave out 'animal' and insert 'wild mammal'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

60

Page     4,     line     36     [Schedule],     after 'suffering', insert 'or to treat any disease'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Mrs Llin Golding
Mr Peter Luff

4

Page     4,     line     39     [Schedule],     at end insert—

    '11A.—(1) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under paragraph 1 to prove that—

    (a) the conduct to which the charge relates consisted of searching for fox cubs which the defendant reasonably believed were not capable of fending for themselves; and

    (b) the two conditions in paragraph 2 were met.

    (2) The first condition is that the defendant also reasonably believed that the vixen who had nurtured the fox cubs was dead or seriously injured.

    (3) The second condition is that reasonable steps were taken for the purpose of ensuring that as soon as possible after being found that the fox cubs were shot dead or otherwise cared for.'.

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

70

Page     4,     line     46     [Schedule],     leave out ', amend or remove' and insert 'or amend'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

5

Page     4,     line     46     [Schedule],     leave out 'amend or remove'.


   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

6

Page     5,     line     12     [Schedule],     leave out paragraph 14.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

7

Page     5,     line     12     [Schedule],     leave out 'reasonably suspects' and insert 'has reasonable grounds for suspecting'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

8

Page     5,     line     15     [Schedule],     leave out from 'provisions' to end of line 16.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

9

Page     5,     line     18     [Schedule],     leave out paragraph 15.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

10

Page     5,     line     18     [Schedule],     leave out 'reasonably believes' and insert 'has reasonable grounds for suspecting'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

11

Page     5,     line     21     [Schedule],     leave out 'reasonably believes' and insert 'has reasonable grounds for suspecting'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

12

Page     5,     line     23     [Schedule],     leave out 'reasonably believes' and insert 'has reasonable grounds for suspecting'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

13

Page     5,     line     28     [Schedule],     leave out 'reasonably believes' and insert 'has reasonable grounds for suspecting'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

14

Page     5,     line     31     [Schedule],     at end insert—

    '15A.—(1) The Secretary of State shall specify by order the conditions under which animals seized and detained under paragraph 15 shall be accommodated.

    (2) An order under this paragraph—

    (a) shall be made by statutory instrument,

    (b) shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

71

Page     5,     line     32     [Schedule],     leave out paragraph 16.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

15

Page     5,     line     33     [Schedule],     at end insert 'if—

    (a) at the time when he proposes to exercise the power the public or any section of the public has access, on payment or otherwise as of right or by virtue of express or implied permission, to those premises; or

    (b) people otherwise have ready access to the premises at the time when he proposes to exercise the power.'.

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

72

Page     5,     line     34     [Schedule],     leave out 'paragraphs 15 and 16' and insert 'paragraph 15'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

16

Page     5,     line     37     [Schedule],     leave out 'dog or'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

17

Page     5,     line     38     [Schedule],     leave out from 'offence' to end of line 39.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

18

Page     5,     line     45     [Schedule],     leave out 'dog or'.


   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

19

Page     6,     line     2     [Schedule],     leave out 'dog or'.

   

Mr David Lidington
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr John Bercow
Mr Keith Simpson

20

Page     6,     line     4     [Schedule],     leave out 'dog or'.

 
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