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Amendments to the Nuclear Safeguards Bill [H.L.]

Nuclear Safeguards Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Nuclear Safeguards Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
 
     Page 3, leave out lines 9 to 11 and insert ("have a duty to publish a statement of the fact that they have been made in such manner as will bring them to the attention of persons affected by them") 
     Page 3, line 14, at end insert (", unless the Secretary of State has failed in his duty as specified in subsection (5) above") 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
 
     Page 5, line 6, leave out ("An Agency inspector may,") and insert ("If a justice of the peace is satisfied, on information on oath, that it is reasonable and necessary in accordance with the Additional Protocol, for an Agency inspector to do so, he may issue a warrant authorising an Agency inspector to,") 
     Page 5, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Subsection (2) applies to Scotland with the substitution--
    (a)  for "justice of the peace" of "justice (within the meaning of section 307 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995)"; and
    (b)  for "on information on oath" of "by evidence on oath".")
 
     Page 5, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  No Agency inspector shall, by virtue of this section, search a person of the opposite sex.")
 
     Page 5, line 27, leave out ("may") and insert ("must") 
     Page 5, line 28, at end insert (", unless the Secretary of State specifies to the contrary") 
     Page 5, line 29, after ("constable") insert ("under the powers conferred by a warrant under this section") 
     Page 5, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of subsection (6) a certificate authorising entry by an Agency inspector shall be in a form published in regulations and of which due notification has been given in accordance with section 3 (5).")
 
     Page 5, line 47, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of subsection (7) above, it shall be a defence if the actions of any Agency inspector, in entering or searching premises or persons, infringe the European Convention on Human Rights.")
 
  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
 
     Page 6, line 15, at end insert (", provided that the information has been obtained by an authorised officer or constable acting under a warrant issued by a justice of the peace or a justice") 
 
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