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Amendment Paper as at
Friday 7th July 2000

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS


TERRORISM BILL

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Terrorism Bill


Lords Amendment No. 1

To move the following Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett

(a)

Line     4,     at beginning insert 'subject to subsection (1B),'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett

(b)

Line     4,     after 'is', insert 'directed against or is'.

   
Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett

(c)

Line     4,     leave out 'to influence the government or'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett

(d)

Line     16,     at end add 'where the consequences of the action are likely to fall within one or more of paragraphs (a), (b), (c) or (d) above'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett

(e)

Line     18,     leave out 'involves the use of firearms or explosives' and insert 'is intended to cause death'.

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

(f)

Line     18,     after 'explosives', to insert 'or chemical, biological, bacteriological or nerve agents'.

   
Mr John McDonnell
Mr Alan Simpson
Mr Tony Benn
Mr Jeremy Corbyn
Alice Mahon
Mr Kelvin Hopkins

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

   

Mr John McDonnell
Mr Alan Simpson
Mr Tony Benn
Mr Jeremy Corbyn
Alice Mahon
Mr Kelvin Hopkins

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

Page     1,     leave out subsections (1) and (2) and insert—

    '.(1) "Terrorism" means the use or threat, for the purposes of advancing a political, religious or ideological cause, of action which is likely to, or which is designed to, overthrow or influence by force or violence Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom or any other elected government.'.

Lords Amendment No. 3

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

Lords Amendment No. 5

To move the following Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

(a)

Line     3,     leave out 'private'.

   

Mr Douglas Hogg
To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

To move the following Amendments to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

(b)

Page     7,     line     9,     after 'who', insert 'he knows'.

(c)

Page     7,     line     10,     after 'organisation', insert 'with the purpose of providing support for that organisation or of furthering its aims'.

Lords Amendment No. 10

To move the following Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

(a)

Line     6,     at end add—

    'or to a representative of such a person, or otherwise as the court may direct'.

Lords Amendment No. 12

To move the following Amendment to the Lords Amendment:

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

(a)

Line     5,     at end insert 'or to a representative of such a person, or otherwise as the court may direct'.

Lords Amendment No. 16

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Douglas Hogg

(a)

Page     48,     line     31,     after '(a)', insert 'any'.


 
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