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Amendments to the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 12
 
  
BY THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON
 
1     Page 7, line 8, leave out ("Chief Constable") and insert ("Board") 
2     Page 7, line 8, leave out ("his") and insert ("the Chief Constable's") 
3     Page 7, line 13, leave out ("Chief Constable") and insert ("Board") 
4     Page 7, line 14, at end insert ("by the Chief Constable") 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON
 
5     Page 8, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In this Part--
    district commander" means a police officer designated under section 20(3); and
    local policing plan" has the meaning given in section 22(1).")
 
  
Clause 26
 
  
BY THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON
 
6     Page 12, line 28, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Before making regulations under subsection (2)(b), the Secretary of State shall consult the Board and the Chief Constable.")
 
  
Clause 28
 
  
BY THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON
 
7*     Page 13, line 23, leave out ("act together with him") and insert ("involve him in the making of those arrangements") 
  
Clause 44
 
  
BY THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
 
8     Page 21, line 30, leave out from ("for") to end of line 43 and insert ("measures to be taken to ensure that the composition of the police service is representative of the population of Northern Ireland.
 
    (5A)  For the purposes of subsection (5) targets shall be set and schemes shall be put in place with the aim of encouraging applications from persons who are under-represented in the police service.
 
    (5B)  Before devising any schemes under subsection (5A) the Chief Constable shall consult--
    (a)  the Board;
    (b)  the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland; and
    (c)  the Police Association.
    (5C)  The Chief Constable shall report annually to the Secretary of State on the progress being made in the fulfilment of the aim of subsection (5A).")
 
  
Clause 45
 
  
BY THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
 
9     Leave out Clause 45 
  
Clause 46
 
  
BY THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
 
10     Leave out Clause 46 
  
Clause 47
 
  
BY THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
 
11     Leave out Clause 47 
  
Clause 54
 
  
BY THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD LAIRD
 
12     Page 28, line 36, leave out from ("may") to the end of line 38 and insert ("--
    (a)  within three months of the passing of this Act make regulations altering the name in the emblem in use by the Royal Ulster Constabulary at the time of the passing of this Act to any new name of the force adopted under this Act; and
    (b)  make regulations concerning the use of the emblem--")
 
13     Page 28, line 43, after ("police") insert ("provided it continues to include the emblem in use by the Royal Ulster Constabulary at the time of the passing of this Act as modified under subsection (1)(a) above") 
14     Page 29, leave out line 6 
  
Clause 59
 
  
BY THE LORD HYLTON
 
15*     Page 31, line 8, leave out ("personal") and insert ("personnel") 
  
Clause 70
 
  
BY THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
 
16*     Page 37, line 18, at end insert--
    ("(  )  shall enable the foundation to undertake joint initiatives with the Royal Ulster Constabulary Widows Association, the Royal Ulster Constabulary Disabled Police Officers Association or any other organisation or person within the Royal Ulster Constabulary family, as may be appropriate in matters of common interest;")
 
  
Clause 76
 
  
BY THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON
 
17     Page 39, line 25, after ("such") insert ("consequential,") 
  
Clause 79
 
  
BY THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
18     Page 41, line 20, at end insert ("only after the Secretary of State has a made a declaration that all terrorism in Northern Ireland has ended") 
19     Page 41, line 21, leave out ("this Act is passed") and insert ("the Secretary of State makes a declaration that all terrorism in Northern Ireland has ended") 
  
BY THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON
 
20*     Page 41, line 25, at end insert--
    ("(  )  Part III of Schedule 1 and section 2(2) so far as relating thereto;")
 
  
Schedule 1
 
  
BY THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
 
21*     Page 46, line 49, at end insert--
    ("(d)  he has at any time been convicted of a scheduled offence under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1973, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1991, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996 or Part VII of the Terrorism Act 2000;
    (e)  he has at any time been convicted in Northern Ireland or elsewhere of any offence and has had passed on him a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not);
    (f)  the political party of which he is a member is linked to any organisation which has failed to begin the decommissioning of arms and explosives in a manner verified by the Commission referred to in section 7 of the Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997;
    (g)  he is not committed to non-violence and exclusively peaceful and democratic means; or
    (h)  the political party of which he is a member is linked to an organisation that has failed to satisfy any of the four factors set out in section 3(9)(a), (b), (c) and (d) of the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998")
 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON
 
22     Page 52, line 30, leave out ("of the Board") 
23     Page 52, line 45, after ("police") insert ("service") 
24     Page 52, line 46, leave out ("of the Board") 
  
Schedule 3
 
  
BY THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
 
25*     Page 56, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A person is disqualified from being a political or independent member of a DPP if--
    (a)  he has at any time been convicted of a scheduled offence under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1973, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1991, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996 or Part VII of the Terrorism Act 2000;
    (b)  the political party of which he is a member is linked to an organisation that has failed to begin the decommissioning of arms and explosives in a manner verified by the Commission referred to in section 7 of the Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997;
    (c)  the political party of which he is a member is linked to an organisation that has failed to satisfy any of the four factors set out in section 3(9)(a), (b), (c) and (d) of the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998;
    (d)  he is not committed to non-violence and exclusively peaceful and democratic means.")
 
  
Schedule 6
 
  
BY THE LORD FALCONER OF THOROTON
 
26     Page 72, line 3, leave out from ("1") to end of line 5 and insert ("--
    (a)  for "Policing Authority for Northern Ireland" substitute "Northern Ireland Policing Board"; and
    (b)  for "Royal Ulster Constabulary" substitute "Police Service of Northern Ireland".")
 
 
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