Amendments proposed to the Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill - continued House of Commons

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Lady Hermon
Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton

93

*Schedule     2,     page     75,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '19A   A person is disqualified from being appointed a non-judicial member of the Commission if he has been convicted at any time in Northern Ireland or elsewhere of a criminal offence.'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton

151

*Schedule     2,     page     75,     line     4,     at end insert—

      ( ) A person is disqualified for membership of the Commission if he is—

      ( ) a district councillor in Northern Ireland;

      ( ) currently a member of a political party which contests elections in Northern Ireland;

      ( ) a police officer;

      ( ) a member of the Policing Board;

      ( ) a member of a District Policing Partnership; or

    a member of a local community safety partnership.'.


   

Lady Hermon

94

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     19,     leave out 'First Minister and deputy First Minister;' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Lady Hermon

95

*Clause     4,     page     3,     leave out lines 20 to 22.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

10

Clause     4,     page     3,     leave out lines 23 to 27.

   

Lady Hermon

96

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     24,     leave out 'First Minister and deputy First Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Lady Hermon
Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton

98

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     26,     leave out 'their' and insert 'his'.

   

Lady Hermon

97

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     26,     leave out 'they' and insert ', the Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

11

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     27,     after 'him', insert 'subject to the approval of the Assembly.'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

12

Clause     4,     page     3,     leave out lines 28 to 33.

   

Lady Hermon

99

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     28,     leave out from 'the' to 'determine' in line 30 and insert 'Lord Chancellor shall'.

   

Lady Hermon

121

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     30,     leave out 'they are' and insert 'he is'.

   

Lady Hermon

122

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     31,     leave out '(3)(a) they are' and insert '(3) he is'.

   

Lady Hermon

123

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     32,     leave out 'their' and insert 'his'.

   

Lady Hermon

124

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     32,     leave out 'they' and insert 'he'.

   

Lady Hermon

125

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     33,     leave out 'they' and insert 'he'.

   

Lady Hermon

126

*Clause     4,     page     3,     line     35,     leave out from second 'the' to 'appoint' in line 36 and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

13

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     36,     after 'jointly', insert 'on the basis of advice of the Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission obtained by the procedure in section 5.'.


   

Lady Hermon

127

*Clause     5,     page     3,     line     41,     leave out subsection (1).

   

Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton

152

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     3,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Lady Hermon

128

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     4,     after 'judicial offices', insert 'or the office of Judge of the High Court'.

   

Lady Hermon

129

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     5,     leave out 'First Minister and deputy First Minister acting jointly,' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Lady Hermon

130

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     9,     leave out from first 'the' to second 'of' and insert 'Lord Chancellor's Department'.

   

Lady Hermon

131

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     12,     leave out 'Office' and insert 'Department'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne

70

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     14,     leave out from beginning to 'by' in line 15 and insert 'If the First Minister and deputy First Minister do not (within a reasonable time after receiving the report under subsection (4)(b)) appoint or recommend for appointment the person selected by the Commission, they must'.

   

Lady Hermon

132

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     14,     leave out from 'the' to 'may' in line 15 and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Lady Hermon

133

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     21,     leave out from first 'the' to second 'of' and insert 'Lord Chancellor's Department'.

   

Lady Hermon

134

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     23,     leave out 'Office' and insert 'Department'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne

71

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(6A)   The First Minister and deputy First Minister must, on being informed by the Commission of the outcome of the reconsideration of its decision, appoint, or recommend for appointment, the person selected by the Commission after the reconsideration.'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton

153

*Clause     5,     page     4,     line     24,     at end insert—

       If the Commission re-affirms its selection, the First Minister and deputy First Minister are required to appoint, or recommend for appointment, that person to the listed judicial office.'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

58

*Schedule     3,     page     76,     line     8,     leave out 'District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

59

*Schedule     3,     page     76,     line     11,     leave out 'District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne

72

*Schedule     3,     page     77,     line     8,     leave out paragraph 16.

   

Mr Desmond Browne

73

*Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     37,     leave out 'definition of "the President"' and insert 'definitions of "the President" and "the Vice-President"'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne

74

*Schedule     3,     page     79,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '33A   In regulation 2(2) of the Fair Employment Tribunal (Rules of Procedure) Regulations 1989 (SR 1989 No. 445), in the definitions of "the President" and "Vice-President", for "Lord Chancellor" substitute "First Ministerand deputy First Minister".'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

14

Clause     6,     page     5,     line     24,     after 'office', insert 'for a maximum of three months'.

   

Lady Hermon

135

*Clause     6,     page     5,     line     31,     leave out subsection (10).


   

Lady Hermon

136

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


   

Lady Hermon

137

*Clause     8,     page     6,     line     14,     after 'by', insert 'the Lord Chancellor or'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

15

Clause     8,     page     6,     line     14,     after 'jointly', insert 'with the agreement of the Prime Minister'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

16

Clause     8,     page     6,     line     21,     leave out 'Lord Chief Justice of'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes
Lady Hermon

44

*Page     7,     line     15,     leave out Clause 9.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

17

Clause     10,     page     7,     line     39,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'First Minister and deputy First Minister acting jointly'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

18

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     1,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Lord Chief Justice'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes
Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton
Lady Hermon

19

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     3,     leave out subsection (2)(b).

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

20

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     5,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

21

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     9,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'First Minister and deputy First Minister acting jointly'.

   

Lady Hermon

139

*Clause     10,     page     8,     line     23,     leave out subsection (5)(d).

 
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