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

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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'.


   

Mr Seamus Mallon

166

Clause     17,     page     11,     line     15,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The Lord Chief Justice must consult with

      (a) the First Minister and Deputy First Minister; and

      (b) any other person appearing to the Lord Chief Justice to have an interest in the matter

       before finalising, or making alterations to, a code.'.

   

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.'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

29

Clause     23,     page     14,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Attorney General for Northern Ireland in respect of Northern Ireland shall assume all the functions of the Attorney General and Solicitor General for England and Wales other than those allocated to the Advocate General under Schedule 7 of this Act.'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

30

Clause     24,     page     14,     line     37,     leave out '70' and insert '75'.


   

Mr Seamus Mallon

169

Clause     25,     page     15,     line     43,     leave out from 'who' to end of line 44 and insert 'is or has been a barrister or solicitor.'.

   

Mr Seamus Mallon

170

Clause     25,     page     16,     line     2,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'First Minister and deputy First Minister, acting jointly.'.


   

Mr Seamus Mallon

171

Clause     27,     page     16,     line     36,     after 'Deputy First Minister', insert 'acting jointly'.

   

Mr Seamus Mallon

172

Clause     27,     page     16,     line     41,     after 'deputy First Minister', insert 'acting jointly'.


   

Mr Desmond Browne

160

Clause     29,     page     17,     leave out line 31 and insert 'to the Advocate General for Northern Ireland of a function of the Attorney General for Northern Ireland of giving consent to the institution or conduct of criminal proceedings (whether or not as an alternative to the consent of any other person).'.


   

Lady Hermon

180

Clause     30,     page     17,     line     34,     leave out 'Public' and insert 'Crown'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

173

Clause     30,     page     18,     line     2,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'First Minister and Deputy First Minister acting jointly'.


   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

174

Clause     31,     page     19,     line     5,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'First Minister and Deputy First Minister acting jointly'.

   

Mr Crispin Blunt
Mr John Hayes

175

Clause     31,     page     19,     line     10,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'First Minister and Deputy First Minister acting jointly'.

 
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