Amendments proposed to the Proceeds of Crime Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Dominic Grieve

359

Schedule     3,     page     262,     line     27,     leave out subparagraph (3)(c).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve

360

Schedule     3,     page     262,     line     29,     leave out subparagraph (4).

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

310

Schedule     3,     page     262,     line     29,     leave out '(3)(c)' and insert '(3A)(c)'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve

361

Schedule     3,     page     262,     line     35,     after 'Power', insert 'with the prior authority of the court,'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

350

Clause     254,     page     148,     line     43,     leave out 'interested in' and insert 'affected by'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

351

Clause     255,     page     149,     line     2,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve

362

Clause     255,     page     149,     line     8,     leave out 'any person' and insert 'the respondent.'

   

Mr Dominic Grieve

379

Clause     255,     page     149,     line     11,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   An exclusion must, in particular, make provision for the purpose of enabling any person other than the respondent—

      (a) to meet his reasonable living expenses, or

      (b) to carry on any trade, business, profession or occupation,

       and may be made subject to conditions.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve

352

Clause     255,     page     149,     line     12,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

311

Clause     255,     page     149,     line     16,     leave out 'in relation to recoverable property'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve

357

Clause     256,     page     149,     line     32,     after 'receiver', insert 'and any other affected party'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

312

Clause     271,     page     156,     line     16,     after 'tenancy', insert 'and

      (b) the enforcement authority agrees that the person has suffered loss as a result of the interim receiving order or interim administration order'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

313

Clause     271,     page     156,     line     18,     leave out from 'to' to end of line 19 and insert 'that loss and to any other relevant circumstances'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

314

Clause     272,     page     157,     line     16,     at end add 'and to any other relevant circumstances'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

315

Clause     273,     page     157,     line     27,     leave out 'and' and insert 'to'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

316

Clause     276,     page     159,     line     38,     leave out '275' and insert '272'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

317

Clause     276,     page     159,     line     39,     after first 'and', insert 'and sections 273 to 275 apply to such an order only in accordance with section [Consent orders: pensions].

       ( )'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

318

Clause     279,     page     161,     line     41,     at end insert 'or which he obtained in pursuance of a recovery order'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

319

Clause     279,     page     161,     line     42,     at end insert 'or obtained by him in pursuance of a recovery order'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

320

Clause     279,     page     161,     leave out line 43.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

345

Clause     283,     page     163,     line     42,     leave out 'the High Court' and insert 'courts'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

346

Clause     283,     page     163,     line     43,     leave out 'Chapter' and insert 'Part'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

347

Clause     283,     page     164,     line     1,     leave out from 'court' to end of line 2.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

348

That Clause 283 be transferred to the end of line 21 on page 178.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

321

Clause     288,     page     167,     line     32,     leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

      '(b) postal orders,

      (c) cheques of any kind, including travellers' cheques,

      (d) bankers' drafts,

      (e) bearer bonds and bearer shares'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

322

Clause     288,     page     167,     line     35,     leave out subsection (7) and insert—

    '(7)   Cash also includes any kind of monetary instrument which is found at any place in the United Kingdom, if the instrument is specified by the Secretary of State by an order made after consultation with the Scottish Ministers'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

323

Clause     289,     page     168,     line     22,     after first 'the', insert 'customs'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

324

Clause     290,     page     169,     line     2,     leave out from 'exercised' to end of line 3 and insert 'in cases where the customs officer or constable who exercised them is required to give a report under section 289(6)'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

325

Clause     293,     page     170,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   A customs officer or constable may also seize cash part of which he has reasonable grounds for suspecting to be—

      (a) recoverable property, or

      (b) intended by any person for use in unlawful conduct,

    if it is not reasonably practicable to seize only that part.'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

326

Clause     294,     page     170,     line     41,     leave out from beginning to 'is' and insert 'with which the cash'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

327

Clause     294,     page     171,     line     1,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

328

Clause     294,     page     171,      leave out lines 8 to 11 and insert 'that there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that the cash is intended to be used in unlawful conduct and that either—

      (a) its continued detention is justified while its intended use is further investigated or consideration is given to bringing (in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) proceedings against any person for an offence with which the cash is connected, or

      (b) proceedings against any person for an offence with which the cash is connected have been started and have not been concluded'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

329

Clause     295,     page     171,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '( )    In the case of cash seized under section 293(1A), the customs officer or constable must, on paying it into the account, release so much of the cash then held in the account as is not attributable to cash which is—

      (c) recoverable property, or

      (d) intended by any person for use in unlawful conduct'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

330

Clause     296,     page     171,     line     25,     leave out from second 'the' to end of line 27 and insert 'conditions in section 294 for the detention of the cash are no longer met in relation to the cash to be released'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

331

Clause     296,     page     171,     line     33,     leave out from 'forfeiture' to 'until' and insert 'under section 297, or for its release under section [Victims], is made'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

332

Clause     296,     page     171,     line     39,     leave out subsection (6).


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

333

Clause     297,     page     172,     line     16,     leave out subsections (4) and (5).

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

334

Clause     297,     page     172,     line     29,     leave out subsection (6).


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

335

Clause     300,     page     173,     line     20,     leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert—

    '(1A)   If, for any period after the initial detention of the cash for 48 hours, the cash was not held in an interest-bearing account while detained, the court or sheriff may order an amount of compensation to be paid to the applicant.

    (1B)   The amount of compensation to be paid under subsection (1A) is the amount the court or sheriff thinks would have been earned in interest in the period in question if the cash had been held in an interest-bearing account.

    (1C)   If the court or sheriff is satisfied that, taking account of any interest to be paid under section 295 or any amount to be paid under subsection (1A), the applicant has suffered loss as a result of the detention of the cash and that the circumstances are exceptional, the court or sheriff may order compensation (or additional compensation) to be paid to him.

    (1D)   The amount of compensation to be paid under subsection (1C) is the amount the court or sheriff thinks reasonable, having regard to the loss suffered and any other relevant circumstances'.

 
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