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

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Sex offender orders made in Scotland or Northern Ireland
   

Mr John Denham

NC19

To move the following Clause:—

    'After section 2A of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c.37) (which is inserted by section (Interim orders: sex offenders) above) there shall be inserted—

          "2B     Sex offender orders made in Scotland or Northern Ireland    (1)   If without reasonable excuse a person does anything in England and Wales which he is prohibited from doing there by—

          (a) an order under section 20(4) below; or

          (b) an order under Article 6 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/ 2839 (N.I. 20)),

        he is guilty of an offence.

          (2)   A person who is guilty of an offence under subsection (1) above shall be liable—

          (a) on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, or to both; or

          (b) on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to a fine, or to both.

          (3)   Where a person is convicted of an offence under subsection (1) above, it shall not be open to the court by or before which he is convicted to make an order under subsection (1)(b) (conditional discharge) of section 12 of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c.6) in respect of the offence."'.


Riot damages

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

       'The Riot (Damages) Act 1886 (s. 38) shall cease to have effect.'.


Police pensions

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   The Police Pensions Act 1976 shall cease to have effect from 31st March 2005.

    (2)   By 31st March 2003, the Secretary of State shall bring forward proposals for debate in both Houses of Parliament for the introduction, by 31st March 2005, of new pension arrangements for police officers, including arrangements to—

      (a) ensure that the full and ongoing costs of new arrangements are met from a pension fund established from the Consolidated Fund; and

      (b) ensure funding of pension payments shall be made by each police authority for whom the officer has worked in proportion to the length of service with each respective authority.'.


Special constables

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

NC6

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   The chief officer of police of a police force maintained for a police area who appoints special constables in accordance with section 27 of the Police Act 1996 shall submit to the police authority for that area a draft scheme relating to the appointment, deployment and progression of such special constables.

    (2)   A draft scheme submitted under this section shall include the chief officer's proposals for—

      (a) the recruitment, appointment, retention and progression of special constables;

      (b) the arrangements for the provision of training for special constables;

      (c) the arrangements for the provision of equipment for special constables;

      (d) the arrangements for the making of bounty payments to such special constables and the circumstances in which special constables shall be eligible for such payments; and

      (e) an estimate of the costs to the police fund kept by the police authority of the scheme as a whole and each of the elements (a) to (d) above.

    (3)   Before approving any such scheme, the police authority may, after consulting the chief officer, revise or amend it.

    (4)   The chief officer may from time to time submit draft proposals for a revised or modified scheme to the police authority for its approval.'.


Bounty payments to special constables

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

NC7

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   Special constables appointed by a chief officer of a police force in accordance with section 27 of the Police Act 1996 shall receive an annual cash bounty based on the number of hours operationally deployed as a special constable.

    (2)   Police authorities shall be responsible for the arrangements for making bounty payments to special constables.

    (3)   Payments to special constables shall be calculated and made by the police authority which is responsible for the special constable.

    (4)   Payment shall be at the end of the each financial year.'.


Recovery of the cost of policing
   

Bridget Prentice
Huw Irranca-Davies

NC14

To move the following Clause—

    '( )—(1)   The Secretary of State shall prepare a report on options for police authorities to reclaim the cost of policing—

      (a) major sporting events, including Premier League football games, from the football clubs and other sporting organisations concerned, and

      (b) areas in the vicinity of nightclubs and public houses, from the owners of the licensed premises concerned,

       and on related issues.

    (2)   The Secretary of State shall lay the report before Parliament by 1st October 2003.'.


Anti-social behaviour orders: naming in court
   

Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

NC20

To move the following Clause:—

       'After subsection (4) of section 1 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37) (anti-social behaviour orders) there shall be inserted—

          "(4A)   If a relevant authority obtains an order under this section it may apply to the court for the party subject to that order to be named by the court in open court regardless of the age of that party, and it shall be for the party subject to the order to establish exceptional reasons why he should not be so named.".'.


Special constables (No. 2)
   

Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

NC21

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The chief officer of police of a police force maintained for a police area shall take all reasonable steps to appoint special constables in accordance with section 27 of the 1996 Act (special constables) in the proportion of one special police officer for each four regular police officers serving in that force area.

    (2)   The chief officer shall submit to the police authority for that area a draft scheme which shall include his proposals for—

      (a) the recruitment, appointment and retention of special police officers;

      (b) the arrangements for the provision of training for special police officers, such arrangements being in accordance with the requirements of any code of practice issued under subsection (6);

      (c) the arrangements for the provision of equipment for special police officers; and

      (d) an estimate of the costs to the police fund maintained by that police authority of the scheme as a whole and each of the elements set out in paragraphs (a) to (c) above and the cost of remuneration of special police officers provided for in subsection (5) below.

    (3)   Before approving any such scheme the police authority may, after consulting the chief officer, revise or amend it.

    (4)   The chief officer may from time to time submit draft proposals for a revised or modified scheme to the police authority for its approval.

    (5)   After consultation with the Police Negotiating Board, the Secretary of State shall determine an amount of remuneration to be paid to special police officers and other conditions of service, provided that a special police officer may elect to serve without being remunerated.

    (6)   After consultation with the Police Advisory Board for England and Wales and such other persons as he thinks fit, the Secretary of State shall issue a code of practice specifying national standards for the training of special police officers and the competences which they are to acquire.'.


   

Mr John Denham

269

Title, line     5,     after 'orders;', insert 'to amend the law relating to sex offender orders;'.


EXTRACT FROM THE ORDER OF THE HOUSE [7TH MAY]

Standing Committee

    3.—(1)   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 27th June.

    (2)   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [23RD MAY]

That—

    (1)   during proceedings on the Police Reform Bill [Lords] the Standing Committee do meet when the House is sitting—

      (a) on Tuesdays at half-past Ten o'clock and at half-past Four o'clock, and

      (b) on Thursdays at half-past Nine o'clock and half-past Two o'clock,

       except that on Tuesday, 11th June 2002 and on Tuesday, 18th June 2002 the Committee shall not meet at half-past Ten o'clock;

    (2)   the proceedings shall be taken in the following order, namely, Clauses 1 to 7, Schedule 1, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 1, Clause 8, Schedule 2, Clauses 9 to 12, Schedule 3, Clauses 13 to 35, Schedule 4, Clauses 36 and 37, Schedule 5, Clauses 38 to 42, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Chapter 1 of Part 4, Clause 43, Schedule 6, Clauses 44 to 91, Schedules 7 and 8, Clause 92, remaining New Clauses, remaining New Schedules;

    (3)   the proceedings on Clauses 1 to 7, Schedule 1 and New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 1 (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 11th June 2002;

    (4)   the proceedings on Clause 8, Schedule 2, Clauses 9 to 12, Schedule 3 and Clauses 13 to 27 (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 13th June 2002;

    (5)   the proceedings on Clauses 28 to 34 (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 18th June 2002;

    (6)   the proceedings on Clause 35, Schedule 4, Clauses 36 and 37, Schedule 5, Clauses 38 to 42 and New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Chapter 1 of Part 4 (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 25th June 2002;

    (7)   the proceedings on Clause 43, Schedule 6 and Clauses 44 to 62 (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 25th June 2002; and

    (8)   the remaining proceedings on the Bill (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 27th June 2002.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [25TH JUNE]

That—

    (1)   The Order of the Committee of 23rd May 2002 be amended as follows—

      (a) in sub-paragraph (6) (proceedings to be brought to a conclusion by 1.00 p.m. on Tuesday 25th June 2002), for the words ', Clauses 38 to 42 and New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Chapter 1 of Part 4' there shall be substituted the words 'and Clauses 38 to 42'; and

      (b) in sub-paragraph (7) (proceedings to be concluded by 7.00 p.m. on that day), after the words 'proceedings on' there shall be inserted the words 'New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Chapter 1 of Part 4,'.


 
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