Amendments proposed to the International Criminal Court Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mr Gerald Howarth
Mr Crispin Blunt

34

Schedule     8,     page     72,     line     30,     leave out subsection (v).

   

Mr Gerald Howarth
Mr Crispin Blunt

35

Schedule     8,     page     73,     line     24,     leave out subsection (xxi).


   

Mr Crispin Blunt

53

Clause     51,     page     27,     line     11,     leave out from first 'Kingdom' to end of line 12.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

42

Clause     51,     page     27,     line     11,     leave out 'a United Kingdom resident'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

43

Clause     51,     page     27,     line     12,     at end insert ', or

    ( )   outside the United Kingdom by a non-UK national who after the alleged offence has been committed is present in England and Wales.'.


   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

44

Clause     52,     page     27,     line     16,     leave out subsection 2.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

45

Clause     52,     page     27,     line     23,     leave out subsection 3.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

54

Clause     52,     page     27,     line     29,     leave out from first 'Kingdom' to end of line 30.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

46

Clause     52,     page     27,     line     29,     leave out 'a United Kingdom resident'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

47

Clause     52,     page     27,     line     30,     at end insert 'or

    ( )   outside the United Kingdom by a non-UK national who after the alleged offence has been committed is present in England and Wales.'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Edward Garnier

10

Clause     54,     page     28,     line     20,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Edward Garnier

11

Clause     54,     page     28,     line     22,     leave out 'shall' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

55

Clause     54,     page     28,     line     36,     leave out from first 'Kingdom' to end of line 37.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Edward Garnier

12

Clause     54,     page     28,     line     39,     leave out 'or with the consent of'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Edward Garnier

13

Clause     54,     page     28,     line     40,     at end insert 'whose consent shall be subject to judicial review.'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt

56

Clause     58,     page     30,     line     28,     leave out from first 'Kingdom' to end of line 29.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

48

Clause     58,     page     30,     line     28,     leave out from 'or' to end of line 29 and insert—

    '( )   outside the United Kingdom by a non-UK national who after the alleged offence has been committed is present in Northern Ireland.'.


   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

49

Clause     59,     page     30,     line     33,     leave out subsection 2.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

50

Clause     59,     page     30,     line     40,     leave out subsection 3.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

57

Clause     59,     page     31,     line     4,     leave out from first 'Kingdom' to end of line 5.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Mark Oaten

51

Clause     59,     page     31,     line     4,     leave out from 'or' to end of line 5 and insert—

    '( )   outside the United Kingdom by a non-UK national who after the alleged offence has been committed is present in the United Kingdom.'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt

58

Clause     61,     page     32,     line     5,     leave out from first 'Kingdom' to end of line 6.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Edward Garnier

2

Clause     65,     page     34,     line     5,     leave out from 'or' to 'that' in line 6 and insert 'consciously disregarded information which clearly indicated'.

   

Mr Gerald Howarth
Mr Crispin Blunt

28

Clause     65,     page     34,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   it shall be a defence to any charge arising from this Act for a military commander to claim that he was faithfully discharging the responsibilities laid upon him by a Minister of the Crown.'.

   

Mr Gerald Howarth
Mr Crispin Blunt

29

Clause     65,     page     34,     line     25,     leave out subsection (5).


   

Mr Gerald Howarth
Mr Crispin Blunt

30

Clause     66,     page     35,     line     12,     leave out subsection (4).


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Edward Garnier

3

Clause     78,     page     41,     line     31,     leave out from 'Crown' to ', and' in line 32.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Edward Garnier

1

Clause     78,     page     41,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '( )   For the avoidance of doubt, this Act does not apply to persons acting in the discharge of their duties in the public service of the Crown.'.


   

Mr John Battle

27

Clause     84,     page     44,     line     3,     leave out subsection (2).


NEW SCHEDULE

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Edward Garnier

NS1

To move the following Schedule:—

'Rights of Person Delivered up to the ICC

    1.   All persons delivered up to the ICC under this Act shall be entitled to all the rights, protections and privileges which would be afforded to them in English law if they were facing a trial on indictment in England and Wales.

    2.   No person shall be delivered up to the ICC whether under this Act or otherwise or be subject to any of its powers whether set out in this Act or otherwise, in the absence of a written notice served in each specific case by the ICC at the time of arrest or detention of such a person which guarantees the provision of such rights, protections and privileges.

    3.   The said rights and protections and privileges in paragraph 2 shall include but not be limited to the following—

    (a)   the presumption of innocence until proven guilty;

    (b)   a public trial unless the defendant consents to a trial in secret;

    (c)   the rights to confront and cross-examine witnesses;

    (d)   conduct of proceedings in the defendant's choice at the public expense;

    (e)   the right to remain silent without the drawing of adverse inferences for such silence;

    (f)   all proceedings whether by jury or otherwise to be conducted in the first language of the accused, or with the provision by the ICC to the defence and accused of appropriate and competent interpretation; and

    (g)   a party who has been acquitted of an offence may not be retried for the same offence, or an offence on the same or similar facts.'.


    EXTRACT FROM THE ORDER OF THE HOUSE (3RD APRIL) RELATING TO PROGRAMMING

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

    2.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.

    3.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 3rd May.


    ORDER OF COMMITTEE (9TH APRIL)
       That—

    (1)   during proceedings of the Standing Committee on the International Criminal Court Bill [Lords], the Committee do meet—

    (a)   on Tuesday 10th April at five minutes to Ten o'clock and half-past Two o'clock, and

    (b)   from Tuesday 24th April, on Tuesdays, at half-past Ten o'clock and half-past Four o'clock, and on Thursdays, at five minutes to Ten o'clock and half-past Two o'clock;

    (2)   the proceedings on the Bill shall be taken in the following order, namely, Clauses 1 to 24, Schedule 2, Clauses 25 to 28, Schedule 3, Clauses 29 to 34, Schedule 4, Clauses 35 to 37, Schedule 5, Clause 38, Schedule 6, Clauses 39 to 42, Schedule 7, Clauses 43 to 50, Schedule 8, Clauses 51 to 54, Schedule 9, Clauses 55 to 83, Schedule 10, Clause 84, Schedule 1, new Clauses, new Schedules;

    (3)   if not previously concluded, the proceedings of the Committee on the Bill shall be brought to a conclusion at Five o'clock on Thursday 3rd May.


    ORDER OF COMMITTEE (24TH APRIL)
       That the remaining proceedings on the International Criminal Court Bill [Lords] shall be taken in the following order, namely, Clauses 2 to 24, Schedule 2, Clauses 25 and 26, new Clauses Nos. 1 to 8 (if selected by the Chairman), Clauses 27 and 28, Schedule 3, Clauses 29 to 34, Schedule 4, Clauses 35 to 37, Schedule 5, Clause 38, Schedule 6, Clauses 39 to 42, Schedule 7, Clauses 43 to 50, Schedule 8, Clauses 51 to 54, Schedule 9, Clauses 55 to 83, Schedule 10, Clause 84, Schedule 1, remaining new Clauses, new Schedules.


 
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