International Criminal Court Bill [H.L.] -
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Clause 22
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 12, line 21, leave out ("without delay") and insert ("within a period of 48 hours") 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 43, line 35, at end insert ("and shall advise the Scottish Ministers of the result of such consultation.
 
    (4)  The Scottish Ministers may direct that the criminal proceedings shall be discontinued.
 
    (5)  Where the Scottish Ministers direct that the criminal proceedings shall be discontinued, the court before which the proceedings are pending, or in progress, shall--
    (a)  order their discontinuance, and
    (b) make any other order necessary to enable the delivery order to be executed (including any necessary order as to the custody of the person concerned).
    (6)  The discontinuance of criminal proceedings under this paragraph in respect of an offence does not prevent the institution of fresh proceedings in respect of the offence.")
 
     Page 46, line 6, at end insert ("and shall advise the Scottish Ministers of the result of such consultation.
 
    (4)  The Scottish Ministers may direct that the extradition proceedings shall be discontinued.
 
    (5)  Where the Scottish Ministers direct that the extradition proceedings shall be discontinued, the court before which the proceedings are pending, or in progress, shall--
    (a)  order their discontinuance, and
    (b) make any other order necessary to enable the delivery order to be executed (including any necessary order as to the extradition of the person concerned).
    (6)  The discontinuance of extradition proceedings under this paragraph in respect of an offence does not prevent the institution of fresh proceedings in respect of the offence.")
 
     Page 47, line 18, at end insert ("and shall advise the Scottish Ministers of the result of such consultation.
 
    (5)  The Scottish Ministers may direct that the delivery proceedings shall be discontinued.
 
    (6)  Where the Scottish Ministers direct that the delivery proceedings shall be discontinued, the court before which the proceedings are pending, or in progress, shall--
    (a)  order their discontinuance, and
    (b) make any other order necessary to enable the delivery order to be executed (including any necessary order as to the delivery of the person concerned).
    (7)  The discontinuance of delivery proceedings under this paragraph in respect of an offence does not prevent the institution of fresh proceedings in respect of the offence.")
 
  
Clause 26
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 14, line 16, leave out ("the Sheriff of Lothian and Borders")") and insert ("in Scotland, a Sheriff") 
     Page 14, line 18, at end insert--
    (""incapable" means incapable of--
 
 
      (a)  acting;
      (b)  making decisions;
      (c)  communicating decisions;
      (d)  understanding decisions; or
      (e)  retaining the memory of decisions,
by reason of mental disorder or of inability to communicate because of physical disability; but a person shall not fall within this definition by reason only of a lack of deficiency in a faculty of communication if that lack or deficiency can be made good by human or mechanical aid (whether of an interpretative nature or otherwise)")
 
  
Schedule 3
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 48, line 11, at end insert--
 
    ("  .  Any waiver of rights under paragraph 2 above shall be documented in writing by that person and witnessed by an independent person.")
 
  
Clause 29
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 15, line 26, at end insert ("or under the criminal law applicable in the state of which he is a national") 
     Page 15, line 30, leave out subsection (6) 
  
Schedule 5
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 51, line 36, leave out paragraph 5 and insert--
 
    ("5.--(1)  A person affected by the making of an order under this Part of this Schedule shall be entitled to apply on 24 hours' notice in writing for the discharge of the same.
 
    (2)  The application shall be heard by a judge, other than the judge who made the order, without notice.
 
    (3)  An appeal against the refusal to discharge shall lie without leave to the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division).")
 
  
Schedule 6
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 55, line 43, leave out from beginning to end of line 24 on page 57 
  
Clause 39
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 18, line 11, at end insert ("save in so far as such production or disclosure is reasonably required to ensure the protection of the rights of the subject of the ICC proceedings") 
  
Clause 49
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 49 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 50
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 24, line 18, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Schedule 8
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 61, line 35, leave out paragraph (k) 
  
Clause 54
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 25, line 37, leave out subsection (2) 
     Page 25, line 38, leave out ("shall") insert ("may") 
     Page 26, line 13, leave out ("or with consent of") 
     Page 26, line 22, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The courts shall have no power to grant an injunction or other interim relief against the Crown, its agents or any member of Her Majesty's armed forces in respect of an offence or ancillary offence.")
 
  
Clause 57
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 57 stand part of the Bill. 
  
After Clause 75
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The national courts of the United Kingdom may have regard to the verbatim transcripts of both Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom (Hansard) and any equivalent reports of the devolved chambers of the United Kingdom when interpreting this Act.")Verbatim transcripts.
  
Clause 77
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 37, line 37, leave out from ("Crown") to (", and") in line 38 
     Page 37, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the avoidance of doubt, this Act does not apply to persons acting in the discharge of their duties in the public service of the Crown.")
 
  
Schedule 1
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     Page 40, line 41, after ("shall,") insert ("unless the contrary is shown on the balance of probabilities,") 
 
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