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

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Lady Hermon
Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton

110

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     26,     leave out subsection (6) and insert—

    '(6)   Nothwithstanding subsections (4) and (5) above a person shall be disqualified from appointment as a lay magistrate if he has at any time been convicted in Northern Ireland or elsewhere of a criminal offence.'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

24

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     33,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Lord Chief Justice'.

   

Lady Hermon
Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton

111

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(10A)   The Lord Chancellor must remove any Lay Magistrate from Office if they have been convicted of a criminal office.'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

25

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     34,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'First Minister and deputy First Minister acting jointly'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

26

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     34,     leave out 'he' and insert 'they'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

27

Clause     10,     page     8,     line     35,     after 'determine', insert 'out of money appropriated by Act of the Assembly'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

45

Clause     11,     page     9,     line     11,     leave out 'District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

61

Schedule     4,     page     82,     line     31,     leave out 'District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

41

Schedule     4,     page     82,     line     39,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Lord Chief Justice'.

   

Lady Hermon
Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton

112

Schedule     4,     page     82,     line     43,     at end insert—

    '4A   An order under sub-paragraph (4)(b) shall be made by statutory instrument; and no order shall be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

42

Schedule     4,     page     83,     line     1,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Lord Chief Justice'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

62

Schedule     4,     page     83,     line     7,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

63

Schedule     4,     page     83,     line     11,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

64

Schedule     4,     page     84,     line     18,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

65

Schedule     4,     page     84,     line     23,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

66

Schedule     4,     page     84,     line     28,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

28

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     4,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Lady Hermon

114

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     6,     after 'to,' , insert 'or functions from'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

67

Schedule     5,     page     85,     line     22,     leave out 'District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne

75

Schedule     5,     page     86,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '15A   In Article 46(1)(a) (chairman of County Court Rules Committee) (as substituted by section 72 of this Act), for "Lord Chancellor" substitute "Lord Chief Justice".'.

   

Lady Hermon

113

Page     85,     line     14,     leave out Schedule 5.


   

Lady Hermon

115

Clause     14,     page     10,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(4)   No appointment under subsection (1) may be made without the approval of the Lord Chancellor'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

46

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     22,     leave out 'District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

47

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     23,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

48

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     24,     leave out 'District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

49

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     25,     leave out 'District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrates'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

50

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     26,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

51

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     29,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

52

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     30,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

53

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     31,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

54

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     34,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Lady Hermon

116

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '(5)   No appointment under subsection (1) may be made without the approval of the Lord Chancellor'.


   

Lady Hermon

117

Clause     16,     page     11,     line     3,     at end insert—

    '(4)   No appointment under subsection (1) may be made without the approval of the Lord Chancellor'.


   

Lady Hermon

118

Clause     17,     page     11,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '(5)   The Lord Chief Justice must consult the Lord Chancellor before exercising any of his powers under subsection (1) or (3).'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

55

Clause     19,     page     12,     line     26,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

85

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     13,     leave out from 'either' to end of line 25 and insert 'take the oath of allegiance and the judicial oath or make the appropriate affirmation.'

   

Lady Hermon

119

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     19,     leave out 'according to' and insert 'upholding'.

   

Mr Kevin McNamara
Mr Seamus Mallon

83

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     20,     leave out 'realm' and insert 'jurisdiction'.

   

Lady Hermon

120

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     25,     leave out 'according to' and insert 'upholding'.

   

Mr Kevin McNamara
Mr Seamus Mallon

84

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     25,     leave out 'realm' and insert 'jurisdiction'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

68

Schedule     6,     page     87,     line     28,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

69

Schedule     6,     page     87,     line     29,     leave out 'District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)' and insert 'Resident Magistrate'.


   

Lembit Öpik
Patsy Calton
Lady Hermon

155

Clause     21,     page     13,     line     38,     leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART 1

Appointment of Queen's Counsel

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

NC1

To move the following Clause—

    '(1)   Her Majesty may from time to time, on the recommendation of the Secretary of State, appoint members of the Bar of Northern Ireland, Queen's Counsel in Northern Ireland.

    (2)   The power of the Secretary of State to make recommendations under subsection (1) is exercisable only after consultation with a Committee of the Judicial Appointments Commission consisting of all the judicial and legal profession members under a procedure to be determined by the Committee.'.

 
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