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Amendments to the Terrorism Bill

Terrorism Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Terrorism Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
 
     Page 1, line 7, leave out from ("use") to ("outside") in line 14 and insert ("of serious violence against persons, or the causing of serious damage to property, or the threat to use such violence or cause such damage, to intimidate or coerce a government, the public, or any section of the public, in order to promote political, religious or ideological objectives.
 
    (2)  In subsection (1)--
    (a)  damage" includes any interference with electronic systems,
    (b)  property" includes any public utility undertakings,
    (c)  violence" includes the causing of personal injury,
    (d)  use" includes use")
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 1, line 7, after ("threat,") insert ("of action which is, or appears to be,") 
     Page 1, line 8, leave out ("of action") and insert ("and") 
     Page 1, line 14, at end insert ("except in countries with which the United Kingdom is at war,") 
     Page 1, line 14, at end insert--
    ("(  ) "serious violence against any person" includes actual bodily harm,")
 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 2, line 16, leave out paragraph (c) 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 2, line 32, after ("regulations") insert (",  after consulting the Advocate General,") 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 3, line 9, leave out from ("(4)") to end of line 15 and insert ("it shall have effect as if it were an order under section 3(3)(b) which had been approved by both Houses of Parliament") 
  
Schedule 3
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 63, line 25, at end insert (", after consulting the Lord President of the Court of Session") 
     Page 63, line 31, after ("Chancellor") insert (", after consulting the Lord President of the Court of Session") 
     Page 63, line 41, after ("Chancellor") insert (", after consulting the Lord President of the Court of Session,") 
     Page 64, line 5, after ("Chancellor") insert (", after consulting the Lord President of the Court of Session,") 
  
Clause 8
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 4, line 34, leave out subsection (1) 
  
Clause 13
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 7, line 32, after ("liable") insert--
    ("(a)  on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or a fine, or both, or
    (b)")
 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 8, line 26, at end insert (", including a service rendered or to be rendered") 
  
Schedule 4
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 71, line 41, leave out Part II 
  
Clause 53
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 24, line 14, leave out ("repeal") insert ("revoke an order made under") 
  
Schedule 7
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 108, line 28, after ("provision") insert (", in connection with specific counter-terrorist operations,") 
     Page 109, line 1, after ("If") insert (", in connection with specific counter-terrorist operations,") 
     Page 109, line 10, after ("State") insert (", which the owners or agents have in their possession or may reasonably be expected to obtain,") 
  
Clause 61
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 61 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Schedule 14
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 139, line 19, leave out paragraph (e) 
  
Clause 117
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 54, line 38, leave out ("Director of Public Prosecutions") and insert ("Attorney General") 
     Page 54, line 41, leave out ("Director of Public Prosecutions") and insert ("Attorney General") 
  
Clause 118
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 55, line 7, after ("State") insert (", after consulting the Advocate General,") 
  
Clause 122
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 57, line 40, leave out ("118(2)") and insert ("118(1) and (2)") 
     Page 57, line 42, leave out paragraph (j) 
     Page 57, line 44, leave out paragraph (l) 
     Page 58, line 10, at end insert--
    ("(  )  paragraph 17(4) of Schedule 7;")
 
     Page 58, line 12, at end insert--
    ("(  )  paragraph 21 of Schedule 8;")
 
     Page 58, line 19, after ("opinion") insert ("and his reasons for holding that opinion") 
  
Clause 125
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 59, line 4, at end insert ("and of all orders and regulations made under this Act by statutory instruments") 
     Page 59, line 4, at end insert ("and, unless the most recent report under this section shall have been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament, shall lay further reports on the working of this Act at least once every three months") 
 
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