Terrorism Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords
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After Clause 117
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
176A     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (".--(1) Subsection (2) applies where in accordance with a provision mentioned in subsection (5) it is a defence for a person charged with an offence to prove a particular matter.
 
    (2)  If the person adduces sufficient evidence to raise an issue with respect to the matter the court or jury shall assume that the defence is satisfied unless the prosecution proves beyond reasonable doubt that it is not.
 
    (3)  Subsection (4) applies where in accordance with a provision mentioned in subsection (5) a court--
    (a)  may make an assumption in relation to a person charged with an offence unless a particular matter is proved, or
    (b)  may accept a fact as sufficient evidence unless a particular matter is proved.
    (4)  If sufficient evidence is adduced to raise an issue with respect to the matter mentioned in subsection (3)(a) or (b) the court shall treat it as proved unless the prosecution disproves it beyond reasonable doubt.
 
    (5)  The provisions in respect of which subsections (2) and (4) apply are--
    (a)  sections 39(5)(a), 54, 57, 58, 77 and 103 of this Act, and
    (b)  sections 13, 32 and 33 of the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996 (possession and information offences) as they have effect by virtue of Schedule 1 to this Act.")
Defences.
  
Clause 118
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
177     Page 55, line 7, after ("State") insert (", after consulting the Advocate General,") 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
178     Page 55, line 7, at end insert ("any of") 
  
Clause 122
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
179     Page 57, line 30, at beginning insert ("Subject to subsection (2A),") 
180     Page 57, line 40, leave out ("118(2)") and insert ("118(1) or (2)") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
181     Page 57, line 40, leave out ("118(2)") and insert ("118(1) and (2)") 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
182     Page 57, line 41, after ("52(1)") insert ("(a) or (b)") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
183     Page 57, line 42, leave out paragraph (j) 
184     Page 57, line 44, leave out paragraph (l) 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
185     Page 57, line 44, at end insert--
 
    ("(2A)  In the cases of--
    (a)  the first order to be made under paragraph 17(4) of Schedule 7, and
    (b)  the first order to be made under paragraph 21 of Schedule 8,
the order shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament (and subsection (2)(j) or (l) shall not apply).")
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL
 
186     Page 58, line 2, at end insert--
    ("(  )  section 19 (3B);")
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
187     Page 58, line 10, at end insert--
    ("(  )  paragraph 17(4) of Schedule 7;")
 
188     Page 58, line 12, at end insert--
    ("(  )  paragraph 21 of Schedule 8;")
 
189     Page 58, line 19, after ("opinion") insert ("and his reasons for holding that opinion") 
  
BY THE LORD AVEBURY
 
189A     Page 58, line 27, at beginning insert ("subject to subsection (5A),") 
189B     Page 58, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(5A)  For the purposes of subsection (4)(b), if an order made under section 3(3) ceases to have effect, any conviction for an offence under section 11, 12 or 13 committed during that 40 day period shall be quashed.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
190     Page 58, line 36, leave out paragraph (b) 
191     Page 58, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Subsections (1)(a) and (3)(d) do not apply to an order made under regulations made under section 96.")
 
  
Schedule 15
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
192     Page 140, line 2, at end insert-- 
 ("Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c.80) 
     .--(1) The Criminal Justice Act 1967 shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In section 67(7)(b) (computation of sentences) for "section 14 of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989" substitute "section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000".")
 
193     Page 140, line 30, leave out ("paragraphs 1(1), 2 and 5 of Schedule 8 to") and insert ("any provision of") 
194     Page 140, line 45, leave out sub-paragraph (7) and insert--
 
    ("(7)  For section 61(9)(b) (fingerprinting: disapplication) substitute--
      (b)  applies to a person arrested or detained under the terrorism provisions."  ")
 
195     Page 141, line 3, leave out sub-paragraph (8) and insert--
 
    ("(8)  For section 62(12) (intimate samples: disapplication) substitute--
        (12)  Nothing in this section applies to a person arrested or detained under the terrorism provisions; and subsection (1A) shall not apply where the non-intimate samples mentioned in that subsection were taken under paragraph 9A of Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000."  ")
 
196     Page 141, line 7, leave out sub-paragraph (9) and insert--
 
    ("(9)  For section 63(10) (non-intimate samples: disapplication) substitute--
        (10)  Nothing in this section applies to a person arrested or detained under the terrorism provisions."  ")
 
197     Page 141, line 22, leave out sub-paragraph (12) and insert--
 
    ("(12)  For section 118(2)(a) (definition of police detention) substitute--
      (a)  he has been taken to a police station after being arrested for an offence or after being arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, or".")
 
197A     Page 141, line 33, after ("74(2)(d)") insert ("and (e)") 
197B     Page 141, line 35, at end insert ("or
      (e)  an order under section 111 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (forfeiture orders),".")
 
198     Page 142, line 23, leave out from ("substitute") to ("to") and insert (""sections 37 and 38 of, and Schedules 5 and 6") 
199     Page 142, line 28, leave out ("paragraphs 1(1), 2 and 5 of Schedule 8 to") and insert ("any provision of") 
200     Page 142, line 37, leave out from (""(b)") to ("applies") in line 38 
201     Page 142, leave out lines 41 to 43 and insert--
        (""(12) Nothing in this Article applies to a person arrested or detained under the terrorism provisions; and paragraph (1A) shall not apply where the non-intimate samples mentioned in that paragraph were taken under paragraph 9A of Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000."")
 
202     Page 142, line 45, leave out from ("Article") to ("applies") in line 46 
  
BY THE LORD AVEBURY
 
202ZA     Page 143, line 6, at end insert-- 
 ("REINSURANCE (ACTS OF TERRORISM) ACT 1993 (C.18) 
     .--(1)  The Reinsurance (Acts of Terrorism) Act 1993 shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In section 2, for subsection (2) there shall be substituted--
        (2)  In this section, "acts of terrorism" shall be construed in accordance with section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2000." ")
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
202A     Page 143, line 18, leave out paragraph (b) and insert--
    ("(b)  for paragraph (f) there shall be substituted--
      (f)  section 111 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (forfeiture orders)."  ")
 
203     Page 144, line 34, at end insert-- 
 ("Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 (c.35) 
     .--(1) The Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In section 5 (fixed term prisoners: special cases)--
    (a)  in subsection (2) for "section 16(2) of the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996" substitute "section 80(2) of the Terrorism Act 2000",
    (b)  in subsection (3)(a) for "section 16(2) of the 1996 Act" substitute "section 80(2) of the 2000 Act",
    (c)  in subsection (4) for "section 16(2) of the 1996 Act" substitute "section 80(2) of the 2000 Act", and
    (d)  at the end of subsection (4)(b) insert ", and
      (c)  section 16(2) of the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996."
    (3)  For section 14(3)(a) (inadmissibility of evidence or information in certain proceedings) substitute--
      (a)  be admissible in proceedings on applications made under paragraph 1, 2, 5, 11, 13, 22, 28 or 30 of Schedule 5 to the Terrorism Act 2000.".
    .--(1) This paragraph applies to a reference in section 14(2) of the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 (inadmissibility of evidence or information in certain proceedings) to an offence under a provision ("the old provision") of--
    (a)  the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989, or
    (b)  the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996.
    (2)  The reference shall be taken as including a reference to an offence under this Act which is committed in circumstances which would have amounted to the commission of an offence under the old provision before it ceased to have effect.")
 
204     Page 144, line 43, leave out ("(g)") and insert ("(h)") 
205     Page 145, line 1, leave out ("(h)") and insert ("(i)") 
  
Schedule 16
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
205A     Page 145, line 46, column 3, leave out ("Paragraph 2") and insert ("Part I") 
205B     Page 145, line 46, column 3, at end insert-- 
 ("Part I of Schedule 2.") 
  
Clause 125
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
205C     Page 59, line 4, after ("report") insert ("prepared by a professional legal adviser who is independent of the Government") 
206     Page 59, line 4, at end insert ("and of all orders and regulations made under this Act by statutory instruments") 
207     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") 
  
Clause 127
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
207A     Page 59, line 10, leave out ("section 2(2)") and insert ("sections 2(2) and (Defences)") 
208     Page 59, line 13, leave out subsection (2) 
  
Clause 128
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
209     Page 59, line 15, leave out subsections (1) and (2) and insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where, immediately before the coming into force of section 2(1)(a), a person is being detained by virtue of a provision of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989--
    (a)  the provisions of that Act shall continue to apply to him, in place of the corresponding provisions of this Act, until his detention comes to an end, and
    (b)  nothing in paragraph 4 or 7 of Schedule 15 shall have effect in relation to him during his detention.")
 
210     Page 59, line 32, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A reference in this Act or any other enactment or instrument to a provision of this Act shall (so far as the context permits) be taken to include a reference to a corresponding provision repealed by this Act.")
 
211     Page 59, line 32, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The repeal by virtue of this Act of section 14 of the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996 (young persons convicted of scheduled offences) shall not affect its operation in relation to offences committed while it was in force.")
 
 
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