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

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Simon Hughes
Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

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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

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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

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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.


POLICE REFORM BILL [LORDS]: (PROGRAMME) (No. 3)

   

Mr Robin Cook
Mr Secretary Blunkett
       That the Order of 9th July 2002 (Police Reform Bill [Lords] (Programme) (No. 2)) shall be varied as follows—

       in the Table, in the entries in the second column relating to the second day, for the first 'Six o'clock' there shall be substituted 'Seven o'clock'.


 
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