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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 11th December 2001

STANDING COMMITTEE B


PROCEEDS OF CRIME BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [13th November].

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

368

Clause     158,     page     93,     line     38,     after 'lifestyle', insert ', or is or has been a member of any terrorist or paramilitary organisation'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

369

Clause     158,     page     94,     line     1,     after 'lifestyle', insert ', or is or has been a member of any terrorist or paramilitary organisation,'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

370

Clause     158,     page     94,     line     2,     after 'conduct', insert ', or paramilitary or terrorist activities'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

371

Clause     158,     page     94,     line     7,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

372

Clause     158,     page     94,     line     11,     leave out 'a balance of probabilities' and insert 'the basis that it is satisfied so it is sure'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

377

Clause     161,     page     95,     line     5,     at end insert—

    '(c)   take account of the defendant's involvement in or membership of terrorist or paramilitary activity or organisation'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

378

Clause     161,     page     95,     line     5,     at end insert—

    '(c)   take account of any previous convictions recorded against the defendant relating to terrorist or paramilitary activity, without regard to the date of any such conviction and ignoring for the purpose any contrary provision under Rehabilitation of Offenders legislation and ignoring any amnesty offered by any Government at any time for terrorist activity'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

119

Clause     164,     page     97,     line     3,     at end add—

    '(6)   An order under subsection (4)—

      (a) may be made after the end of the specified period, but

      (b) must not be made after the end of the period of 12 months starting with the day on which the confiscation order is made.'


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

120

Clause     165,     page     97,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   For the purposes of this section no amount is required to be paid under a confiscation order if—

      (a) an application has been made under section 164(4),

      (b) the application has not been determined by the court, and

      (c) the period of 12 months starting with the day on which the confiscation order was made has not ended.'


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

121

Clause     185,     page     112,     line     22,     leave out subsection (11).


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

122

Clause     200,     page     120,     line     34,     leave out from 'property' to end of line 35.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

123

Clause     200,     page     120,     line     39,     leave out 'sell' and insert 'realise'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

124

Clause     200,     page     121,     line     32,     after '(2)(b)' insert 'or (d)'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

125

Clause     200,     page     121,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   The court may order that a power conferred by an order under this section is subject to such conditions and exceptions as it specifies.'


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

126

Clause     202,     page     122,     line     14,     leave out from 'property' to end of line 15.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

127

Clause     202,     page     123,     line     16,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   The court may order that a power conferred by an order under this section is subject to such conditions and exceptions as it specifies.'


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

128

Clause     203,     page     123,     line     28,     leave out subsection (2) and insert—

    '(2)   But this section does not apply if—

      (a) the confiscation order was made by the Court of Appeal, and

      (b) when the Crown Court comes to proceed under this section the confiscation order has been satisfied.'


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

129

Clause     204,     page     124,     line     9,     leave out from 'property' to end of line 10.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

130

Clause     204,     page     125,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   The court may order that a power conferred by an order under this section is subject to such conditions and exceptions as it specifies.'


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

131

Clause     215,     page     131,     line     3,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Subsection (2) does not apply to property which the management receiver holds by virtue of the exercise by him of his power under section 200(2)(d).'

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

132

Clause     215,     page     131,     line     7,     at end add—

    '(5)   If this section applies the court may make such a consequential or incidental order as it believes is appropriate.'


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

373

Clause     226,     page     137,     line     19,     at end insert—

    '(f)   it is a gambling offence'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

374

Clause     226,     page     137,     line     19,     at end insert—

    '(f)   it is a licensing offence'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

375

Clause     226,     page     137,     line     19,     at end insert—

    '(f)   it is an offence of obtaining or seeking to obtain pecuniary advantage by the use or threat of the use of force or other intimidation'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

376

Clause     226,     page     137,     line     19,     at end insert—

    '(f)   it is an offence relating to the operation of vehicles for hire'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

133

Clause     235,     page     141,     line     23,     leave out from 'security' to end of line 24.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

365

Clause     245,     page     145,     line     8,     after 'property', insert 'to the value at least £10,000'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve

367

Clause     245,     page     145,     line     16,     at end add—

    '(3)   Civil proceedings under this Part shall not be available if there has been an acquittal in criminal proceedings in relation to the same unlawful conduct alleged or relied on.'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

308

Clause     246,     page     145,     line     26,     after 'court', insert 'or sheriff'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve

366

Clause     246,     page     145,     line     26,     leave out 'on a balance of probabilities', and insert 'to the standard applicable in civil proceedings.'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

356

Clause     248,     page     146,     line     7,     at end insert ', save where there has been a previous positive finding in relation to a defence to confiscation proceedings pursuant to section 6 and there is no fresh evidence that was not available to the Director at the time of the previous proceedings.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve

355

Clause     248,     page     146,     line     17,     at end add—

    '(5)   The claim form must give details of the criminal offence or unlawful conduct relied upon in accordance with a code issued by the Secretary of State prior to implementation.'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

353

Clause     249,     page     146,     line     26,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The application must contain details of the criminal offence or unlawful conduct relied upon in accordance with any code that may be made by act of sederunt.'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

354

Clause     250,     page     147,     line     1,     leave out paragraph (e).


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

349

Clause     252,     page     148,     line     7,     leave out subsection (3).


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

358

Schedule     3,     page     262,     line     18,     leave out subparagraph (2).

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

309

Schedule     3,     page     262,     line     20,     leave out from 'may' to end of line 22 and insert 'not be used in evidence against him in criminal proceedings.

    (3A) Sub-paragraph (3) does not apply-'.

 
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