Amendments proposed to the Police Reform Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

23

Clause     37,     page     36,     line     36,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

147

Clause     37,     page     36,     line     38,     at end insert—

'(aa) that there has not been a bankruptcy order made against the person's employer, or the employer's estate has not been sequestrated, or the employer has not made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, its creditors;'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

24

Clause     37,     page     37,     line     8,     leave out 'employer' and insert 'local authority'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

25

Clause     37,     page     37,     line     17,     leave out second 'person' and insert 'local authority'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

26

Clause     37,     page     37,     line     18,     leave out 'whom' and insert 'which'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

27

Clause     37,     page     37,     line     20,     at end add—

    '(9)   In this section "local authority" means the relevant local authority, that is to say—

(a) in relation to England, a county council, a district council, a London borough council, a Metropolitan borough council, a unitary council or the Common Council of the City of London; and

(b) in relation to Wales, a county council or a county borough council.'.


   

Mr John Denham

215

Schedule     5,     page     136,     line     16,     at end insert—

    'Power to require giving of name and address

1A (1) Where an accredited person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him has reason to believe that another person has committed a relevant offence in the relevant police area, he may require that other person to give him his name and address.

(2) A person who fails to comply with a requirement under sub-paragraph (1) is guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(3) In this paragraph "relevant offence", in relation to any accredited person, means any offence which is—

            (a)   a relevant fixed penalty offence for the purposes of any powers exercisable by the accredited person by virtue of paragraph 1; or

            (b)   an offence the commission of which appears to the accredited person to have caused—

            (i) injury, alarm or distress to any other person; or

            (ii) the loss of, or any damage to, any other person's property;

    but the accreditation of an accredited person may provide that an offence is not to be treated as a relevant offence by virtue of paragraph (b) unless it satisfies such other conditions as may be specified in the accreditation.'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

28

Schedule     5,     page     136,     line     18,     leave out paragraph 2.

   

Mr John Denham

216

Schedule     5,     page     136,     line     24,     leave out sub-paragraph (2).

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

29

Schedule     5,     page     136,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '(2)   This paragraph shall only apply when an accredited person reasonably suspects that the person to whom section 12 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16) (alcohol consumption in public places) applies has not attained the age of 18.'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

34

Schedule     5,     page     137,     line     23,     at end insert—

    'Entry to save life or limb    6D   An accredited person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall have the powers of a constable under section 17 of the 1984 Act to enter and search any premises in the relevant police area for the purpose of saving life or limb.'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

33

Schedule     5,     page     137,     line     23,     at end insert—

    'Cordoned areas    6C (1)   An accredited person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall, in relation to any cordoned area in the relevant police area, have all the powers of a constable in uniform under section 36 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11) (enforcement of cordoned area) to give orders, make arrangements or impose prohibitions or restrictions.

    (2)   A person to whom this paragraph applies shall not exercise any powers conferred by this paragraph except in the company, and under the supervision, of a constable.'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

32

Schedule     5,     page     137,     line     23,     at end insert—

    'Seizure of vehicles used to cause alarm etc.    6B (1)   An accredited person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him—

(a) shall, within the relevant police area, have all the powers of a constable in uniform under section 53 of this Act which are set out in subsection (3) of that section; and

(b) references in that section to a constable, in relation to the exercise of any of those powers by that person, are references to that person.

    (2)   A person to whom this paragraph applies shall not exercise any powers conferred by this paragraph except in the company, and under the supervision, of a constable.'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

30

Schedule     5,     page     137,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(2)   A person to whom this paragraph applies shall not exercise any powers conferred by this paragraph except in the company, and under the supervision, of a constable.'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

31

Schedule     5,     page     137,     line     23,     at end insert—

    'Carrying out of road checks    6A (1)   An accredited person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall have the following powers in the relevant police area—

(a) the power to carry out any road check the carrying out of which by a police officer is authorised under section 4 of the 1984 Act (road checks); and

(b) for the purpose of exercising that power, the power conferred by section 163 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) (power of police to stop vehicles) on a constable in uniform to stop a vehicle.

    (2)   A person to whom this paragraph applies shall not exercise any powers conferred by this paragraph except in the company, and under the supervision, of a constable.'.


   

Mr John Denham

217

Clause     38,     page     37,     line     23,     leave out 'or accreditation under section 35 or' and insert 'under section 35 or (Police powers for contracted-out staff) or his accreditation under section'

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

35

Clause     38,     page     37,     line     25,     at end insert—

    (1A)   A person who exercises or performs any power or duty in reliance on his accreditation under section 37 shall be known as a Community Safety Warden.'.

   

Mr John Denham

218

Clause     38,     page     37,     line     27,     after '35' insert 'or (Police powers for contracted-out staff)'

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

36

Clause     38,     page     37,     line     37,     after 'time', insert '(and in the case of accreditation under section 37, after consultation with the local authority)'.

   

Mr John Denham

219

Clause     38,     page     37,     line     37,     after '35' insert ', (Police powers for contracted-out staff)'

   

Mr John Denham

220

Clause     38,     page     37,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   Where any person's designation under section (Police powers for contracted-out staff) is modified or withdrawn, the chief officer giving notice of the modification or withdrawal shall send a copy of the notice to the contractor responsible for supervising that person in the carrying out of the functions for the purposes of which the designation was granted.'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

37

Clause     38,     page     37,     line     43,     leave out 'employer' and insert 'local authority'.

   

Mr John Denham

221

Clause     38,     page     37,     line     46,     leave out subsection (6) and insert—

    '(6)   For the purposes of determining liability for the unlawful conduct of employees of a police authority, conduct by such an employee in reliance or purported reliance on a designation under section 35 shall be taken tobe conduct in the course of his employment by the police authority; and, in the case of a tort, that authority shall fall to be treated as a joint tortfeasor accordingly.'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

39

Clause     38,     page     38,     line     2,     leave out 'person' and insert 'local authority'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

38

Clause     38,     page     38,     line     2,     after 'employees', insert 'or sub-contractors'.

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

40

Clause     38,     page     38,     line     8,     leave out first 'employer' and insert 'local authority'.

 
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