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

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Mr Seamus Mallon

162

Clause     5,     page     4,     line     14,     leave out subsection (5) and insert—

    '(5)   If one month after receipt of a report under sub-section 4(b), the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, acting jointly, have not approved the decision of the Commission, it must reconsider its decision.'.

   

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 Seamus Mallon

161

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

    '(6A)   The First Minister and Deputy First Minister, acting jointly, must appoint or recommend for appointment, any person selected or re-affirmed under sub-section (6).'.

   

Mr Seamus Mallon

163

Clause     5,     page     4,     line     27,     at end add—

    '(8)   Without prejudice to sub-section (7), the Commission shall exercise its powers to select persons to be appointed or recommended for appointment so as to secure that, as far as practicable, the judiciary is reflective of the community in Northern Ireland.'.


   

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 Minister and deputy First Minister".'.


   

Mr Seamus Mallon

164

Clause     6,     page     4,     line     33,     leave out from 'Court' to end of line 34 and insert 'must cease to hold office on the day on which they attain the age of 70.'.

   

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 or'.


   

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'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

22

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

    '( )   No order under this section may be made without the agreement of the Lord Chief Justice.'.

   

Lady Hermon

139

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

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

23

Clause     10,     page     8,     leave out lines 24 and 25.

   

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'.

 
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