Amendments proposed to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr James Paice

120

*Clause     101,     page     62,     line     3,     leave out '; or' and insert 'or anti-terrorism'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr James Paice

119

*Clause     101,     page     62,     line     4,     leave out subsection 5(b).


   

Simon Hughes
Mr Oliver Letwin
Norman Baker
Mr Dominic Grieve

102

*Clause     109,     page     65,     line     19,     after 'may', insert 'not'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Oliver Letwin
Norman Baker
Mr Dominic Grieve

103

*Clause     109,     page     65,     line     19,     after 'provision', insert 'except'.

   

Mr Chris Mullin
Mr David Cameron

59

*Clause     109,     page     65,     leave out lines 21 to 28 and insert 'arising from the 2001 Framework Decision of the European Union on combatting terrorism'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Oliver Letwin
Norman Baker
Mr Dominic Grieve

104

*Clause     109,     page     65,     line     21,     after 'pillar', insert 'limited to those directives that may be required to be implemented by 31st December 2001 under the Framework Decision on Counter-Terrorism and the 1994 and 1995 Supplementary Convention on Extradition'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

22

Clause     109,     page     66,     line     8,     leave out 'except in accordance with subsection (7)'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope

21

Clause     109,     page     66,     line     24,     leave out subsection (7).


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

38

*Clause     111,     page     68,     line     2,     at end insert 'anywhere in the world'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

39

*Clause     111,     page     68,     line     3,     leave out 'property' and insert 'real or personal property anywhere in the world'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

40

*Clause     111,     page     68,     line     13,     leave out 'any person' and insert 'a person anywhere in the world'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

41

*Clause     111,     page     68,     leave out lines 22 to 24


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mrs Secretary Liddell

68

*Clause     115,     page     70,     line     9,     leave out 'or a procurator fiscal'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Simon Hughes
Mr Dominic Grieve
Norman Baker

83

*Clause     123,     page     72,     line     33,     after 'Commencement', insert 'and duration'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mrs Secretary Liddell

72

*Clause     123,     page     72,     line     34,     leave out 'and (3)' and insert 'to (3A)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

42

*Clause     123,     page     72,     line     39,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mrs Secretary Liddell

66

*Clause     123,     page     73,     line     2,     leave out from 'to' to end of line 3 and insert '96;'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mrs Secretary Liddell

73

*Clause     123,     page     73,     line     3,     at end insert—

    '( )   sections 97 to 99, except so far as they extend to Scotland,

    ( )   section 100 and Schedule 7, except so far as they relate to the entries in respect of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967,'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mrs Secretary Liddell

74

*Clause     123,     page     73,     line     10,     at end insert—

      '(iia)   in Part 6 of Schedule 8, in respect of the British Transport Commission Act 1962 and the Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987, so far as those entries extend to Scotland,'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mrs Secretary Liddell

75

Clause     123,     page     73,     line     16,     after subsection (3) insert—

    '(3A)   The following provisions come into force on such day as the Secretary of State and the Scottish Ministers, acting jointly, may appoint by order—

    (a)   sections 97 to 99, so far as they extend to Scotland,

    (b)   section 100 and Schedule 7, so far as they relate to the entries in respect of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967, and

    (c)   section 121 and Schedule 8, so far as they relate to the entries in Part 6 of Schedule 8 in respect of the British Transport Commission Act 1962 and the Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987, so far as those entries extend to Scotland.'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Simon Hughes
Mr Dominic Grieve
Norman Baker

84

*Clause     123,     page     73,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(6)   This Act, apart from Part 12, shall (subject to subsections (7) to (10)) cease to have effect at the end of the period of one year beginning with the day on which the Act receives Royal Assent.

    (7)   The Secretary of State may, subject to subsections (8) to (10), by order provide—

    (a)   that a provision of the Act which is in force (whether or not by virtue of this subsection) shall continue in force for a specified period not exceeding twelve months;

    (b)   that a provision of this Act shall cease to have effect;

    (c)   that a provision of this Act which is not in force (whether or not by virtue of this subsection) shall come into force and remain in force for a specified period not exceeding twelve months.

    (8)   Parts 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 14 of this Act shall, by virtue of this subsection, cease to have effect at the end of the period of five years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

    (9)   Parts 3, 5, 10, 11 and 13 of this Act shall, by virtue of this subsection, cease to have effect at the end of the period of two years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

    (10)   Part 4 of this Act shall, by virtue of this subsection, cease to have effect at the end of the period of one year beginning with the day on which this Act is passed,'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mrs Secretary Liddell

67

*Clause     124,     page     73,     line     26,     at end insert—

    '(c)   in Part 6 of Schedule 8, the repeals in the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c.33) and in the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c.37).'.


NEW CLAUSES

Abolition of common law offence of blasphemy
   

Mr Frank Dobson

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '1.   The following common law offences are hereby abolished:

    (a)   blasphemy and blasphemous libel;

    (b)   any distinct offence of disturbing a religious service or religious devotions;

    (c)   any religious offence of striking a person in a church or churchyard.

    2.   The following provisions are hereby repealed:

    (a)   in section 1 of the Criminal Libel Act 1819, the words "and blasphemous libel, or";

    (b)   in sections 3 and 4 of the Law of Libel Amendment Act 1888 the words "blasphemous or".

    3.   This provision shall not extend to Scotland or Northern Ireland.'.


Annual review

   

Mr Chris Mullin
Mr David Cameron
Bob Russell

NC2

*To move the following Clause:—

    '28A.—(1)   The appropriate Minister shall appoint an independent Commissioner for the purpose of this section.

    (2)   The Commissioner must review the operation of sections 21 to 23 before the end of the period—

    (a)   of 15 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed;

    (b)   specified by an order made under section 28(2)(b) and (c), beginning with the date on which that order first came into force; and

    (c)   specified by an order made under section 28(4), but only if it has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

    (3)   The Commissioner conducting a review under this section must prepare a report on the result of the review and lay a copy of it before each House of Parliament.

    (4)   In this section "the Commissioner" means the Commissioner appointed under subsection (1).'.


Ministry of Defence Police to be subject to Police Complaints Authority

   

Mr Chris Mullin
Mr Jim Cousins

NC3

*To move the following Clause:—

    '(98A)   Part IV of the Police Act 1996 (complaints, disciplinary proceedings etc) shall apply in relation to a member of the Ministry of Defence police as it does to any member of a police force, but only in relation to the jurisdiction conferred by section 2(3A) to (3C) of the Ministry of Defence Act 1987 (c.4).'.


Consultation

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins

NC4

*To move the following Clause:—

       'Part 5 of this Act shall not have effect until the Secretary of State has conducted a consultation exercise on its proposals with the following bodies, and placed a copy of their responses in the Library of the House of Commons—

    (a)   The Law Society

    (b)   The Bar Association

    (c)   The Justices' Clerks

    (d)   The Districts Judges (Magistrates' Courts)

    (e)   The Lay Magistracy, and

    (f)   The Crown Court Judges.'.


Consent for prosecution under sections 106 or 107

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr James Paice

NC5

*To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   No prosecution for an offence under sections 106 or 107 shall be instituted except by or with the consent of the Attorney General.

    (2)   The Secretary of State shall lay before both Houses of Parliament at least once every twelve months a report on any prosecutions arising under section 106 or 107.'.

 
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