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Amendments to the Football Disorder Bill

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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

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

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 1, line 11, leave out ("believes") and insert ("is satisfied") 
     Page 1, line 17, leave out paragraph (d) 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 2, line 6, leave out ("transitory") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 2, line 16, after "Act" insert ("or of an instrument subject to affirmative procedure in Parliament") 
     Page 2, line 19, after ("containing") insert ("any regulation under section 2(3A) of the Police Act 1997 or") 
  
BY THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
 
     Page 2, line 20, leave out from ("(4),") to ("House") in line 21 and insert ("may only be made if a draft of the instrument containing the Order has been laid before and approved by resolution of each") 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 2, line 30, leave out from ("made") to end of line 32 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 2, line 34, leave out ("one year") and insert ("six months") 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 2, line 35, leave out from ("14B") to ("into") in line 36 and insert ("comes") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
THE LORD McNALLY
 
     Page 2, line 40, leave out ("four years") and insert ("one year") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 2, line 42, after ("Act") insert (", and
    (b)  the arrangements in force in Scotland and Northern Ireland for ensuring the proper working of the provisions of this Act,")
 
  
Schedule 1
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 4, line 15, at end insert ("and is a prescribed tournament") 
     Page 4, line 30, leave out ("described in an order made by the Secretary of State") 
     Page 4, line 35, after ("last") insert ("regulated") 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 5, line 3, after ("satisfied") insert ("on the balance of probabilities") 
     Page 5, line 7, leave out ("must") and insert ("may") 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 5, line 9, leave out ("not") 
     Page 5, line 14, leave out ("absolutely or") 
     Page 5, line 33, leave out ("caused or contributed to any violence or disorder") and insert ("been convicted of an offence involving violence or any other relevant offence") 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 5, line 33, leave out ("caused or contributed to") and insert ("been convicted of an offence involving") 
     Page 5, line 33, after first ("or") insert ("significantly") 
     Page 5, line 33, after ("contributed") insert ("with intent") 
     Page 5, line 33, after ("any") insert ("serious") 
  
BY THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
 
     Page 5, line 36, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The application shall state the date, place and substance of any conviction or order to be relied upon in support of the application.
 
    (  )  A copy of the application shall be served on the respondent at least 14 days before the hearing of the application, subject to an order for substitute service.")
 
     Page 5, line 38, after ("application") insert ("by the applicant") 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 5, line 39, after ("met,") insert--
    ("(  )  the respondent cannot demonstrate that those of his actions that are at issue in respect of subsection (2) above were reasonable in all the circumstances,")
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 5, line 40, leave out ("that there are reasonable grounds to believe") 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 5, line 40, leave out ("there are reasonable grounds to believe") and insert ("it is substantially more likely than not") 
     Page 5, line 44, leave out ("must") and insert ("may") 
  
BY THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
 
     Page 5, line 44, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  When granting or refusing the application the court shall deliver a reasoned judgment in open court.")
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 5, line 44, at end insert--
("Application to chief officer of police. 14BA.--(1)  Any person may make an application to the chief officer of police for the area in which that person resides for a declaration that there are no grounds in his case for seeking a banning order.
 
    (2)  On receipt of such an application a chief officer of police shall, within seven days, either--
 
  
    (a)  provide such a declaration in writing; or
 
  
    (b)  make an application under section 14B(1).")
 
     Page 6, line 1, after ("using") insert ("seriously") 
     Page 6, line 3, at end insert ("seriously") 
     Page 6, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In this Part "causing or significantly contributing with intent to any serious violence or disorder" includes conduct likely to encourage others to cause or significantly contribute with intent to any serious violence or disorder.")
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 6, line 11, after ("tribunal") insert ("inside or") 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 6, leave out lines 15 to 19 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 6, line 20, at end insert--
 
("but evidence of a matter under paragraph (b) or (c) above shall not, of itself, be sufficient grounds for making an order under section 14B above")
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 6, line 23, leave out ("or section 15(2A) below") 
     Page 6, leave out lines 50 and 51 and insert--
 
    ("(4)  If a court allows a person subject to a banning order to retain or obtain the release of a passport, it shall state its reasons for doing so in open court.")
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 7, leave out lines 29 to 42 
     Page 7, line 30, after ("requirements") insert ("or relax existing restrictions") 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 9, line 6, leave out paragraph 4 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 9, line 11, leave out ("for suspecting") and insert ("to believe") 
     Page 9, line 18, after ("constable") insert ("if authorised to do so by an officer of at least the rank of inspector") 
     Page 9, line 19, leave out ("until he has decided") and insert ("for such time as is reasonably necessary for him to decide") 
  
BY THE LORD ACKNER
 
     Page 9, line 20, leave out ("his reasons for detaining him in writing") and insert ("full particulars of the facts and matters relied upon in support of his suspicion and of his belief") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 9, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  No person shall be detained in the same place under subsection (2) above more than once in any period of 24 hours.")
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 9, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(3A)  The constable may not detain any person who is in possession of a declaration under Section 14BA made in the previous six months.")
 
     Page 9, line 29, leave out ("inspector") and insert ("chief officer of police") 
     Page 9, line 29, at end insert (", and if he has reasonable grounds for believing that a person resides, or appears to reside, in England or Wales") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 9, line 30, after ("may") insert ("if the conditions in section 21A(1)(a) and (b) are met") 
  
BY THE LORD ACKNER
 
     Page 9, line 30, after ("may") insert ("on grounds set out in section 21A") 
     Page 9, line 39, leave out ("the grounds referred to in Section 21A(1) above") and insert ("full particulars of the facts and matters relied upon in support of his suspicion and of his belief") 
  
BY THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
 
     Page 9, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The court must afford to the respondent a reasonable opportunity to rebut the rectitude of the record of any conviction or order relied upon in the notice.")
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 10, line 3, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Lord Chancellor shall ensure that during any control period a magistrates' court is convened for the purpose of hearings under this section at such ports and airports as he considers appropriate.")
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 10, line 15, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The court must offer bail to any person remanded by virtue of subsection (3).")
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 10, line 24, at end insert-- 
    
("Summary measures: Compensation. 21D--Where a person, having been detained under section 21A(2) or having been issued with a notice under section 21B(2), appears before a magistrates' court as respondent to a complaint for the making of a banning order, and the complaint is dismissed, the court may on the application of the respondent order that the appropriate chief officer of police shall pay to the respondent such sum as, in the opinion of the court, is justified to compensate the respondent for any costs incurred as a result of any delay in, or cancellation of, a journey being undertaken by the respondent when he was detained under section 21A(2) or issued with a notice under section 21B(2), as the case may be.")
 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 15, line 19, after ("An") insert ("order under subsection (3) extending the period of five days may only be made if a draft of the order has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament and any other") 
  
 
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