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Amendments to the Private Security Industry Bill [H.L.]

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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Private Security Industry Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  An individual, partnership or company which employs security operatives to which paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 to this Act applies (door supervisors, etc. for public houses and clubs and comparable venues) shall be liable (in contract and in tort) for the acts and omissions of those individuals.
 
    (2)  It shall be the duty of any such individual, partnership or company, to maintain, for public inspection, upon reasonable notice and upon the payment of such fee as the Secretary of State may from time to time prescribe, a list of the individuals and their addresses, to which paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 to this Act applies and the dates upon which they worked, and their hours of work.
 
    (3)  For the purposes of this section, an individual, partnership or company employs a security operative if he has security operatives on his premises, notwithstanding the fact that those security operatives may be employed or remunerated by another individual, partnership or company.")
Liability for security operatives.
  
After Clause 9
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  A person aggrieved by a decision made by the Authority in his case in relation to the granting, refusal, revocation or modification of a licence may, within three months of the date of the decision to the magistrates' court for the area in which he resides, appeal against such grant, refusal, revocation or modification of the licence.
 
    (2)  The Lord Chancellor may by order make provision for the procedure to be followed on any appeal under this section, including concerning the disclosure of documents or evidence, and such an appeal shall be held in public except to the extent that the interests of justice require otherwise.
 
    (3)  Magistrates hearing an appeal under this section shall have it in their discretion to make such order as to costs as they see fit, subject to the presumption that the costs of a successful appeal should be paid by the Authority.")
Appeals.
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN
 
     Page 23, line 3, after ("out") insert ("in the United Kingdom") 
 
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