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

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Simon Hughes
Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

82

Page     44,     line     37     [Clause     42],     leave out subsection (10).

   

Simon Hughes
Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

83

Page     44,     line     44     leave out Clause 43.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

30

Page     44,     line     46     [Clause     43],     after 'Police' insert 'Force'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

31

Page     45,     line     3     [Clause     43],     after 'Police' insert 'Force'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

32

Page     45,     line     38     [Clause     43],     after 'Police' insert 'Force'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

33

Page     45,     line     43     [Clause     43],     after 'authorities;'insert—

      '(ea) the Mayor of London;'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

34

Page     45,     line     46     [Clause     43],     leave out from beginning to end of line 47.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

35

Page     46,     line     7     [Clause     44],     leave out from beginning to end of line and insert—

    '(1)   Section 96 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c.27) (additional powers of traffic wardens) shall be amended as follows.

    (2)   In subsection (2)(c) (powers under the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c.52) which may be conferred on traffic wardens), after sub-paragraph (i) there shall be inserted—

          "(ia) section 67(3) (which relates to the power of a constable in uniform to stop vehicles for testing);".

          (3)   In subsection (3)'.

         

      Mr Secretary Blunkett
      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke
      Mr Oliver Letwin
      Mr James Paice

      2

      Page     46,     line     16,     leave out Clause 45.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      84

      Page     46,     line     17     [Clause     45],     leave out 'or 5'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      85

      Page     46,     line     18     [Clause     45],     leave out from 'in' to the end of line 19 and insert 'that Schedule'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      86

      Page     46,     line     20     [Clause     45],     leave out from first 'of' to end of line 21 and insert 'that Schedule'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      88

      Page     46,     line     34     [Clause     45],     after 'or', insert 'section (police powers for local authority employees).'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      87

      Page     46,     line     34     [Clause     45],     leave out '41'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      89

      Page     46,     line     35     [Clause     45],     leave out 'or, as the case may be, 5'.


         

      Mr Secretary Blunkett

      36

      Page     47,     line     8     [Clause     45],     after 'authorities;' insert—

          '(ca) the Mayor of London;'.

         

      Mr Secretary Blunkett

      37

      Page     47,     line     33     [Clause     46],     after 'police;' insert—

          '(fa) persons whom he considers to represent the interests of local authorities;

          (fb) the Mayor of London;'.

         

      Mr Secretary Blunkett

      38

      Page     47,     line     39     [Clause     46],     at end insert—

          '(6)   For the purposes of subsection (3)(fa), "local authorities" means district councils, London borough councils, county councils in Wales, county borough councils, the Common Council of the City of London and the Council of the Isles of Scilly.'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      90

      Page     47,     line     43     [Clause     47],     leave out paragraph (b).


         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      91

      Page     48,     line     1     [Clause     47],     leave out 'or accredited'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      92

      Page     48,     line     8     [Clause     47],     leave out paragraph (b).

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      93

      Page     48,     line     15     [Clause     47],     leave out 'or an accredited person'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      94

      Page     48,     line     17     [Clause     47],     leave out 'or that he is an accredited person'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      95

      Page     48,     line     19     [Clause     47],     leave out 'or accredited'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      96

      Page     48,     line     24     [Clause     47],     leave out 'or accredited person'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      97

      Page     48,     line     26     [Clause     47],     leave out 'or accreditation'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      98

      Page     48     [Clause     48],     leave out lines 29 to 33.


         

      Mr Oliver Letwin
      Mr James Paice
      Mr Nick Hawkins
      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      7

      Page     145,     line     15     [Schedule     4],     leave out paragraph 2.


         

      Mr Secretary Blunkett

      56

      Page     146,     line     16     [Schedule     4],     after 'where' insert 'a designation'.

         

      Mr Secretary Blunkett

      57

      Page     146,     line     17     [Schedule     4],     leave out 'a designation'.


         

      Mr Secretary Blunkett

      58

      Page     148,     line     5     [Schedule     4],     at end insert—

                         'Power to stop vehicle for testing

         10A Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall, within the relevant police area, have the power of a constable in uniform to stop a vehicle under subsection (3) of section 67 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 for the purposes of a test under subsection (1) of that section.

                         Power to control traffic for purposes of escorting a load of exceptional                dimensions

         10B (1) Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall have, for the purpose of escorting a vehicle or trailer carrying a load of exceptional dimensions either to or from the relevant police area, the power of a constable engaged in the regulation of traffic in a road—

                (a)   to direct a vehicle to stop;

                (b)   to make a vehicle proceed in, or keep to, a particular line of traffic; and

                (c)   to direct pedestrians to stop.

        (2) Sections 35 and 37 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (offences of failing to comply with directions of constable engaged in regulation of traffic in a road) shall have effect in relation to the exercise of those powers for the purpose mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) by a person whose designation applies this paragraph to him as if the references to a constable engaged in regulation of traffic in a road were references to that person.

        (3) The powers conferred by virtue of this paragraph may be exercised in any police area in England and Wales.

        (4) In this paragraph "vehicle or trailer carrying a load of exceptional dimensions" means a vehicle or trailer the use of which is authorised by an order made by the Secretary of State under section 44(1)(d) of the Road Traffic Act 1988.'.

         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      100

      Page     148,     line     41     [Schedule     4],     at end insert—

                         'Traffic warden powers

          (14)   Where a designation in this paragraph applies to any person that person shall have all the powers of traffic wardens under—

          (a) the Traffic Wardens Order 1970 (SI 1958);

          (b) the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984;

          (c) the Road Traffic Act 1991; and

          (d) the Traffic Wardens Amendment Order 1993 (SI 1334).'.


         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      5

      Page     154,     line     32     [Schedule     4],     at end insert—

          '(3)   The Secretary of State shall publish an annual report on the number of instances, and the reasons for, the exercise of the power under this paragraph, and shall lay that report before both Houses of Parliament.'.


         

      Simon Hughes
      Norman Baker
      Annette Brooke

      99

      Page     157,     line     38,     leave out Schedule 5.


         

      Mr Secretary Blunkett

      59

      Page     159,     line     44     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

                         'Power to stop vehicle for testing

         7A A person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall, within the relevant police area, have the power of a constable in uniform to stop a vehicle under subsection (3) of section 67 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 for the purposes of a test under subsection (1) of that section.

                         Power to control traffic for purposes of escorting a load of exceptional                dimensions

         7B (1) A person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall have, for the purpose of escorting a vehicle or trailer carrying a load of exceptional dimensions either to or from the relevant police area, the power of a constable engaged in the regulation of traffic in a road—

                (a)   to direct a vehicle to stop;

                (b)   to make a vehicle proceed in, or keep to, a particular line of traffic; and

                (c)   to direct pedestrians to stop.

        (2) Sections 35 and 37 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (offences of failing to comply with directions of constable engaged in regulation of traffic in a road) shall have effect in relation to the exercise of those powers for the purpose mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) by a person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him as if the references to a constable engaged in regulation of traffic in a road were references to that person.

        (3) The powers conferred by virtue of this paragraph may be exercised in any police area in England and Wales.

        (4) In this paragraph "vehicle or trailer carrying a load of exceptional dimensions" means a vehicle or trailer the use of which is authorised by an order made by the Secretary of State under section 44(1)(d) of the Road Traffic Act 1988.'.


      POLICE REFORM BILL [LORDS] (PROGRAMME) (No. 2)

         

      Mr Robin Cook
      Mr Secretary Blunkett
             That pursuant to the report [25th June 2002] from Standing Committee A, the Order of 7th May 2002 (Police Reform Bill [Lords] (Programme)) shall be varied as follows:

      Consideration and Third Reading

          1.   Paragraph 4 of the Order (consideration and Third Reading) shall be omitted.

      2(1)]Proceedings on consideration and Third Reading shall be concluded in one and a half days.

      (2)]Proceedings on consideration shall be taken on each of those days as shown in the first column in the following Table and shall be taken in the order so shown, and each part of the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the second column of the table.

      Table

      Proceedings
      Time for conclusion of proceedings

      First day (half day)

      New Clauses, New Schedules, and Amendments relating to Part 3, New Clauses, New Schedules and Amendments relating to Chapter 2 of Part 4 and New Clauses, New Schedules and Amendments relating to Parts 5 to 7.Seven o'clock or three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order, whichever is later.

      Second day

      New Clauses, New Schedules and Amendments relating to Part 1.Six o'clock or, if that day is a Thursday, Three o'clock.
      New Clauses, New Schedules and Amendments relating to Part 2 and Chapter 1 of Part 4.Nine o'clock or, if that day is a Thursday, Six o'clock.

          (3)   Proceedings on Third Reading (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at Ten o'clock on the second of those days or, if that day is a Thursday, at Seven o'clock on that day.


 
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