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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 29th January 2002

STANDING COMMITTEE B


PROCEEDS OF CRIME BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [13th November and 22nd January].

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

546

Clause     331,     page     192,     line     18,     leave out 'or a money laundering investigation.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

547

Clause     331,     page     192,     line     39,     leave out 'a view to' and insert 'the intention of'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

548

Clause     332,     page     193,     line     17,     leave out 'Circuit Judge' and insert 'judge of the Crown Court.'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

549

Clause     335,     page     194,     line     33,     at end add—

    '(5)   There must be reasonable grounds for believing that it is in the public interest having regard—

      (a) to the benefit likely to accrue to the investigation if the material is obtained

      (b) to the circumstances under which the person in possession of the material holds it.'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

290

Clause     337,     page     195,     line     2,     leave out 'may' and insert 'does'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

550

Clause     337,     page     195,     line     3,     leave out from first 'material' to end of line 4.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

474

Clause     337,     page     195,     line     10,     leave out 'may' and insert 'does'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

551

Clause     341,     page     197,     line     17,     at end insert 'but that the material cannot at the time of making the application be particularised.'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

291

Clause     341,     page     197,     line     25,     after 'constable' insert 'or a customs officer'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

554

Clause     342,     page     199,     line     5,     at end insert—

    '(d)   that there are reasonable grounds for believing that it is in the public interest having regard to—

      (i) the benefit likely to accrue to the investigation if the material is obtained;

      (ii) the circumstances under which the person in possession of the material holds it.'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

292

Clause     342,     page     199,     line     7,     after 'constable' insert 'or a customs officer'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

555

Clause     343,     page     199,     line     13,     leave out from first 'material' to end of line 14.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

556

Clause     346,     page     200,     line     38,     at end insert 'or a civil recovery investigation'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

557

Clause     346,     page     200,     line     42,     leave out from 'investigation' to the end of line 3 on page 201.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

558

Clause     346,     page     201,     line     8,     leave out 'or at once'.


   

Norman Baker
Mr Alastair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

552

Clause     347,     page     201,     line     30,     at end add—

    '(4)   In deciding whether information which may be provided is of substantial value, the court must be satisfied that the information is directly connected to determining whether someone is in possession of recoverable property and to any offence through which that property was obtained.'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

559

Clause     347,     page     201,     line     30,     at end add—

    '(4)   There must be reasonable grounds for believing that it is in the public interest having regard to—

      (a) the benefit likely to accrue to the investigation if the information is obtained;

      (b) the circumstances under which the person in possession of the information holds it.'.


   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

553

Clause     349,     page     202,     line     16,     leave out paragraph (d).


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

560

Clause     350,     page     202,     line     27,     leave out from 'document' to end of line 28.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

293

Clause     352,     page     203,     line     27,     leave out 'a senior' and insert 'an'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

561

Clause     353,     page     205,     line     23,     leave out subsection (4).


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

294

Clause     357,     page     206,     line     36,     leave out subsections (1) to (3).


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

296

Clause     358,     page     207,     line     16,     leave out 'police officer' and insert 'constable'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

297

Clause     358,     page     207,     line     18,     leave out 'police officer' and insert 'constable'.

   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

475

Clause     358,     page     207,     line     21,     at end insert—

    '(6A)   An accredited financial investigator, a constable or a customs officer may not make an application for a customer information order or an application to vary such an order unless he is authorised to do so by a senior appropriate officer.'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

298

Clause     359,     page     208,     line     10,     leave out 'application' and insert 'order'.


   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

562

Clause     360,     page     208,     line     31,     at end add—

    '(6)   There must be reasonable grounds for believing that it is in the public interest having regard to—

      (a) the benefit likely to accrue to the investigation if the information is obtained;

      (b) the circumstances under which the person in possession of the information holds it.'.


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

299

Clause     362,     page     209,     line     7,     leave out subsections (2) to (4).


   

Mr Bob Ainsworth

300

Clause     363,     page     209,     line     15,     leave out subsections (1) to (3).


   

Mr George Foulkes

526

Clause     367,     page     211,     line     15,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr George Foulkes

527

Clause     367,     page     211,     line     21,     at end insert—

    '(4A )   The application must also state that—

      (a) the order is sought for the purposes of the investigation;

      (b) the order is sought in relation to material, or material of a description, specified in the application;

      (c) a person specified in the application appears to be in possession or control of the material.'.


   

Mr George Foulkes

528

Clause     368,     page     212,     line     3,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   There must be reasonable grounds for believing that the person the application specifies as appearing to be in possession or control of the material so specified is in possession or control of it.'.


   

Mr George Foulkes

529

Clause     370,     page     212,     line     17,     leave out 'may' and insert 'does'.

   

Mr George Foulkes

530

Clause     370,     page     212,     line     18,     after 'privilege' insert ', except that a lawyer may be required to produce material containing only the name and address of a client of his.'.


   

Mr George Foulkes

531

Clause     374,     page     214,     line     8,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

429

Clause     374,     page     214,     line     18,     after 'material', insert 'specified in the warrant which is'.

   

Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

430

Clause     374,     page     214,     line     18,     after 'there', insert 'and'.

   

Mr George Foulkes

532

Clause     374,     page     214,     line     27,     leave out from beginning to 'may' in line 28 and insert 'An application for a search warrant'.

 
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