Amendments proposed to the Proceeds of Crime Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

171

Page     48,     line     11     [Clause     75],     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

142

Page     48,     line     13     [Clause     75],     leave out 'an' and insert 'a serious'.

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

200

Page     48,     line     18     [Clause     75],     after 'benefited', insert 'to a minimum of £3,000.'

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

49

Page     48,     line     22     [Clause     75],     at end insert—

    '(4)   It shall be open to any defendant to adduce evidence in rebuttal that the condition is satisfied and if such evidence is adduced the court may hold that he is not a dishonest offender for gain, notwithstanding the conditions being satisfied, if it considers that there would be a real risk of injustice so to do.'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

11

Page     49,     line     11     [Clause     77],     leave out 'has a criminal lifestyle' and insert 'is a dishonest offender for gain'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

12

Page     49,     line     13     [Clause     77],     leave out 'has a criminal lifestyle' and insert 'is a dishonest offender for gain'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

13

Page     49,     line     23     [Clause     77],     leave out 'does not have a criminal lifestyle' and insert 'is not a dishonest offender for gain'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

87

Page     50,     line     3     [Clause     78],     leave out 'the defendant obtained it' and insert 'of the transfer'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

51

Page     50,     line     4     [Clause     78],     leave out 'obtained it' and insert 'makes such transfer'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

88

Page     50,     line     9     [Clause     78],     leave out 'the defendant obtained it' and insert 'of the transfer'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

54

Page     50,     line     12     [Clause     78],     at end insert—

    '(4)   If the recipient of a tainted gift obtained the property in good faith, without knowledge of it being a defendant's benefit from criminal conduct, then, if the value of such tainted gift is found to be greater at the date the property was given than at the date the property is confiscated, the difference in such value shall be recoverable from the defendant but not from the recipient of the gift.'.


   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

135

Page     56,     line     11     [Clause     94],     after 'must', insert 'normally'.

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

204

Page     56,     line     11     [Clause     94],     leave out 'three' and insert 'four'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

146

Page     56,     line     12     [Clause     94],     at end insert 'and the court considers that there is no real risk of injustice from it so proceeding'.

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

205

Page     56,     line     23     [Clause     94],     at end insert—

    '(4A)   The fourth condition is that, after considering the evidence contained in a statement of information prepared by the prosecutor under section 104, the court believes that it is appropriate for it to act under this section.'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

14

Page     56,     line     25     [Clause     94],     leave out 'has a criminal lifestyle' and insert 'is a dishonest offender for gain'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

15

Page     56,     line     26     [Clause     94],     leave out 'has a criminal lifestyle' and insert 'is a dishonest offender for gain'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

16

Page     56,     line     28     [Clause     94],     leave out 'does not have a criminal lifestyle' and insert 'is not a dishonest offender for gain'.

   

Mrs Secretary Liddell

230

Page     56,     line     33     [Clause     94],     leave out from 'pay' to 'amount' in line 34 and insert 'that'.

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

206

Page     56,     line     41     [Clause     94],     at end insert—

    '(8A)   In making representations to the court under subsection (8), any person whom the court thinks is likely to be affected shall be entitled to appear before the court.'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

148

Page     57,     line     2     [Clause     94],     leave out 'balance of probabilities' and insert 'standard of proof applicable in civil proceedings'.

   

Mrs Secretary Liddell

232

Page     57,     line     3     [Clause     94],     leave out 'absconds' and insert 'is unlawfully at large'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

150

Page     57,     line     16     [Clause     96],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   But the accused shall not be held to have benefited to the extent that such benefit has already been forfeited by reason of any other power or enactment.'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

17

Page     58,     line     38     [Clause     99],     leave out 'has a criminal lifestyle' and insert 'is a dishonest offender for gain'.

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

138

Page     58,     line     39     [Clause     99],     after 'must', insert 'normally'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr David Wilshire

152

Page     59,     line     15     [Clause     99],     leave out 'serious' and insert 'real'.


   

Mrs Secretary Liddell

290

Page     60,     line     11     [Clause     100],     leave out subsection (7).

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

207

Page     60,     line     29     [Clause     101],     at end insert—

      '(bb) the needs and financial resources of a person of the same sex as the person concerned, who is and has been for a period of not less than six months, living with the person concerned in a relationship which has the characteristics, other than that the persons are of the same sex, of the relationship between husband and wife;

      (bc) the needs and financial resources of any member of the person concerned's family who is and has been, for a period of not less than six months, living with the person concerned in the family home.'.

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

208

Page     60,     line     31     [Clause     101],     leave out 'or (b)' and insert '(b), (bb) or (bc)'.

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

209

Page     60,     line     35     [Clause     101],     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Before granting an application under subsection (3) above, the court must take into account representations made to it by any of the persons referred to in paragraphs (a), (b), (bb) or (bc) of subsection (3);

    (3B)   In making representations under subsection (3A), any of the persons referred to in paragraphs (a), (b), (bb) and (bc) of subsection (3) shall be entitled to appear before the court.'.


   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

210

Page     61,     line     5     [Clause     101],     at end insert 'or by the relevant person with a person of the same sex as the relevant person in terms of subsection (3)(bb) or by the relevant person with a member of his family in terms of subsection (3)(bc).'.

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

211

Page     61,     line     20     [Clause     101],     at end insert—

      '(c) where the family home is occupied by the relevant person and a person of the same sex as the relevant person in terms of subsection (3)(bb), the consent of the same sex partner;

      (d) in a case where the family home is occupied by the relevant person and a member of his family in terms of subsection (3)(bc), the consent of the member of his family.'.


   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

212

Page     63,     line     11     [Clause     104],     leave out from first 'the' to end of line 12 and insert 'prosecutor asks the court to act under section 94, the prosecutor shall, within such period as the court may specify, give the court a statement of information'.

 
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