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Amendments to the Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill

Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to the Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill to be moved in Grand Committee in the House of Lords.

 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
 
1     Page 1, line 5, after ("animals") insert ("other than rabbits or moles") 
  
BY THE LORD LUKE
THE EARL FERRERS
 
2     Page 1, line 9, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An animal is not kept "primarily" for slaughter for the value of its fur or for breeding progeny for such slaughter if it is habitually kept for both its meat and fur.")
 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
 
3     Page 1, leave out line 17 and insert ("£1,000") 
4     Page 1, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In this section "fur" does not include skins used for leather or reptile skins.")
 
5     Page 1, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In this section a person may keep an animal if it is imported into the country and killed that day.")
 
6     Page 1, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  This section does not apply to animals kept outside England and Wales.")
 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
 
7     Page 1, line 22, leave out subsection (2) 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
 
8     Page 2, line 15, leave out subsection (1) 
9     Page 2, line 23, leave out paragraph (c) 
10     Page 2, line 29, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Animals shall not be destroyed pursuant to a forfeiture order--
    (a)  until the end of the period for giving notice of appeal against the conviction or against the order; and
    (b)  if notice of appeal is given within that period, until the appeal is determined or withdrawn,
unless the offender, the keeper of the animals and any person claiming to have an interest in the animals give notice to the court that there is to be no appeal.")
 
11     Page 2, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A forfeiture order may not permit the release of animals into the wild.")
 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
 
12     Page 2, line 32, leave out subsection (1) and insert--
 
    ("(1)  If a justice of the peace is satisfied by information on oath that there are reasonable grounds for believing that an offence under section 1(1) has been or is being committed at any premises, he may issue a warrant authorising a person authorised in writing by the appropriate authority to enter the premises and inspect the premises and any animals or things found there.")
 
13     Page 3, line 3, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A person who has entered any premises in the exercise of his powers under subsection (1) or (2) on leaving the land shall, if the owner or occupier is not then present, leave it as effectively secured against trespassers as he found it.")
 
14     Page 3, line 4, leave out ("intentionally") and insert ("wilfully") 
15     Page 3, line 9, leave out ("includes") and insert ("means") 
16     Page 3, line 9, leave out ("private dwelling") and insert ("dwellinghouse") 
17     Page 3, line 10, leave out (""private dwelling"") and insert (""dwellinghouse"") 
18     Page 3, line 11, leave out ("private dwelling") and insert ("dwellinghouse") 
19     Page 3, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  If any damage is caused to land or chattels (other than animals ordered to be forfeit) in the exercise of powers under subsection (1) or (2), compensation may be recovered by any person suffering the damage from the appropriate authority.")
 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD LUKE
 
19A*     Page 3, line 14, leave out subsections (1) to (3) and insert--
 
    ("(1)  Where any person incurs losses as a result of ceasing, by reason of the enactment or coming into force of section 1, to carry on his business so far as it consists of activities prohibited by that section, he shall, subject to the provisions of this section be entitled to receive a payment (hereinafter referred to as "compensation") from the appropriate authority.
 
    (2)  The amount of compensation shall be equal to the losses he sustains as a result of ceasing, by reason of the enactment or coming into force of section 1, to carry on his business so far as it consists of activities prohibited by that section and in estimating such losses regard shall be had to the period for which such business may reasonably have been expected to be carried on but for that section.
 
    (3)  Compensation shall carry interest, at the rate for the time being prescribed under section 32 of the Land Compensation Act 1961, from the date of the enactment of section 1 in the case of losses incurred by reason of the enactment of that section and from the date of that section coming into force in the case of losses incurred by reason of that section coming into force until payment.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAYMAN
 
20     Page 3, line 16, after second ("of") insert ("income and non-income") 
21     Page 3, line 20, leave out from ("scheme") to ("of") in line 22 and insert ("shall, in particular, specify--
    (a)  the description or descriptions of income losses and the description or descriptions of non-income losses in respect of which payments are to be made, and
    (b)  the description or descriptions of businesses in respect of which payments are to be made,
but need not provide for the making of payments in respect of all income losses or all non-income losses or (as the case may be) in respect of all businesses.
 
    (  )  A scheme shall also, in particular--
    (  )  specify the basis or bases")
 
22     Page 3, line 24, after ("basis") insert ("or bases") 
23     Page 3, line 26, leave out ("any") and insert ("the") 
  
BY THE LORD LUKE
 
23A*     Page 3, line 35, leave out from beginning to ("which") and insert ("compensation") 
23B*     Page 3, line 36, leave out from ("of") to ("and") in line 38 and insert ("--
          (i)  the date of enactment of section 1 in the case of losses incurred by reason of the enactment of that section, and
          (ii)  the date of section 1 coming into force in the case of losses incurred by reason of that section coming into force,")
 
23C*     Page 3, line 40, leave out ("by the appropriate authority") 
23D*     Page 3, line 42, leave out subsection (6) 
  
BY THE EARL FERRERS
 
24     Page 3, line 44, leave out from ("shall") to ("House") and insert ("not be made unless a draft of it has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAYMAN
 
25     Page 3, line 45, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In this section--
    income losses" means losses of income, and
    non-income losses" means losses other than income losses.")
 
  
Clause 7
 
  
BY THE LORD KIMBALL
 
26*     Page 4, line 9, leave out from ("force") to end of line and insert ("on the day on which the Act is passed") 
 
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