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

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Mr Secretary Blunkett

194

Page     111,     line     16     [Clause     181],     leave out 'is situated in Northern Ireland and'.


   

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

156

Page     112,     line     13     [Clause     184],     leave out 'appropriate' and insert 'just'.


   

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

157

Page     113,     line     6     [Clause     185],     leave out 'appropriate' and insert 'just'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

180

Page     113,     line     38     [Clause     186],     at end insert—

      '(ba) he is convicted of an offence (or any of the offences) mentioned in section 185(2)(a),'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

181

Page     113,     line     42     [Clause     186],     leave out from second 'the' to 'he' in line 43 and insert 'relevant period'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

182

Page     114,     line     5     [Clause     186],     at end insert—

    '(3)   The relevant period is the period of 28 days starting with—

      (a) the date on which the defendant was convicted of the offence mentioned in section 185(2)(a), or

      (b) if there are two or more offences and the the convictions were on different dates, the date of the latest.

    (4)   But in a case where section 185(2)(a) applies to more than one offence the court must not make an order under this section unless it is satisfied that there is no possibility of any further proceedings being taken or continued in relation to any such offence in respect of which the defendant has not been convicted.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

195

Page     121,     line     25     [Clause     197],     leave out from 'by' to 'or' in line 26 and insert 'the defendant'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

183

Page     130,     line     8     [Clause     210],     leave out subsection (7).


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

184

Page     131,     line     25     [Clause     212],     leave out subsection (6).


   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

141

Page     137,     line     43     [Clause     225],     leave out 'an' and insert 'a serious'.


   

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

160

Page     138,     line     38     [Clause     227],     leave out 'serious' and insert 'negligent'.


   

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

161

Page     139,     line     3     [Clause     227],     leave out 'serious' and insert 'negligent'.


   

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

35

Page     140,     line     36     [Clause     230],     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

145

Page     140,     line     41     [Clause     230],     at end insert—

      '(bb) it is an offence under section 11, 12 or 13 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11);'.

   

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

173

Page     140,     line     42     [Clause     230],     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

144

Page     140,     line     44     [Clause     230],     leave out 'an' and insert 'a serious'.


   

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

162

Page     141,     line     9     [Clause     230],     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 of 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

36

Page     141,     line     40     [Clause     232],     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

37

Page     141,     line     42     [Clause     232],     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

38

Page     142,     line     8     [Clause     232],     leave out 'does not have a criminal lifestyle' and insert 'is not a dishonest offender for gain'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

185

Page     142,     line     28     [Clause     233],     leave out 'the defendant obtained it' and insert 'of the transfer'.

   

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

53

Page     142,     line     29     [Clause     233],     leave out 'obtained it' and insert 'makes such transfer'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

186

Page     142,     line     34     [Clause     233],     leave out 'the defendant obtained it' and insert 'of the transfer'.

   

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

55

Page     142,     line     37     [Clause     233],     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.'.


NEW CLAUSE RELATING TO PART 5

Performance of functions of Scottish Ministers by constables in Scotland

   

Mrs Secretary Liddell

NC13

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   In Scotland, a constable engaged in temporary service with the Scottish Ministers in connection with their functions under this Part may perform functions, other than those specified in subsection (2), on behalf of the Scottish Ministers.

    (2)   The specified functions are the functions conferred on the Scottish Ministers by—

      (a) sections 253(1) and (2) and 263(1) and (7) (proceedings in the Court of Session),

      (b) section 272(2) (trustee for civil recovery),

      (c) sections 275(3) and (4) and 276(5) (agreements about associated and joint property),

      (d) section 279(2) (pension schemes),

      (e) section 286(1) and (2) (exemptions)

      (f) section 287(5) and (7) (compensation),

      (g) section 290(2) (financial threshold),

      (h) section 296(1) (code of practice),

      (i) section 301(1) (forfeiture),

      (j) section 306(1) (minimum amount).'.


   

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

57

Page     148,     line     36     [Clause     249],     at end insert—

    '(3)   No powers conferred by this Part are exercisable in relation to any property which is, or represents, property obtained through unlawful conduct prior to the coming into force of this Part.'.


   

Norman Baker
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Annette Brooke

201

Page     149,     line     10     [Clause     250],     leave out 'decide on a balance of probabilities' and insert 'give the benefit of the doubt to the person whose property is the subject of these proceedings in deciding'.

   

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

60

Page     149,     line     10     [Clause     250],     leave out 'on a balance of probabilities' and insert 'to the standard of proof applicable in civil proceedings'.

   

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

59

Page     149,     line     30     [Clause     252],     leave out 'thinks' and insert 'has reasonable grounds to believe'.

   

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

61

Page     149,     line     31     [Clause     252],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   No proceedings may be taken by the enforcement authority in relation to property where there has been a previous positive finding in relation to a defendant in confiscation proceedings pursuant to section 6 or 162 and the property that was the subject matter of the proceedings under section 6 or 162 includes the property sought to be recovered under this Part.'.


   

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

163

Page     150,     line     3     [Clause     253],     leave out 'thinks' and insert 'has reasonable grounds to believe'.

 
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