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Amendments to the Social Security Fraud Bill [H.L.]

Social Security Fraud Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

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

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 2, line 35, leave out (or is likely to contravene") 
     Page 2, line 38, leave out ("or is likely to commit") 
     Page 3, line 20, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Nothing in this Act shall be construed as conveying a right to use information gained under this Act for any purpose other than that of detecting social security fraud, or to communicate such information to anyone not otherwise authorised to receive it."")
 
     Page 3, line 23, at beginning insert ("subject to subsection (6A) below,") 
     Page 3, line 23, after ("person") insert ("included in the collection and storage of financial information") 
     Page 3, line 29, at end insert--
 
    ("(6A)  No order under paragraph (a) of subsection (6) above shall be made for the purpose of obtaining information from any person to whom that information has been supplied by the person who is the subject of the inquiry for the purpose of seeking advice or professional assistance.")
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 1 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 3 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 10, line 42, at end insert ("provided always that no such reduction shall exceed 10 per cent.") 
     Page 10, line 49, at end insert ("provided always that no such reduction shall exceed the rate of 10 per cent.") 
     Page 11, line 39, leave out ("(subject to any regulations under section 9(1))") 
     Page 12, line 5, leave out ("and to any regulations under section 9(1)") 
     Page 12, line 22, leave out from second ("references") to ("to") in line 24 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 6 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 9
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 15, line 11, leave out subsection (1) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
     Page 15, line 13, leave out paragraph (a) 
     Page 15, line 29, leave out subsection (4) 
  
Clause 10
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 15, line 40, leave out paragraph (a) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
     Page 15, leave out lines 42 and 43 
  
After Clause 10
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  The Secretary of State must make an annual report to Parliament on the effects of reduction or withdrawal of benefit under the process contained in section 6.
 
    (2)  Such report shall include information on--
    (a)  the means of subsistence available to those so sanctioned;
    (b)  the incidence of homelessness among those so sanctioned;
    (c)  the incidence of imprisonment among those so sanctioned; and
    (d)  the death rate among those so sanctioned.")
Annual report by Secretary of State.
  
Clause 12
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 17, line 6, leave out ("or loan") 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 20, line 25, at end insert--
 
("and either--")
 
     Page 20, line 27, leave out ("and") and insert ("or") 
     Page 20, line 38, after ("advantage;") insert--
    ("(  )  he dishonestly causes or incites that other person to fail to give a prompt notification of that change in the prescribed manner to the prescribed person; or
    (  )  without reasonable excuse he allows that other person to fail to give a prompt notification of that change in the prescribed manner to the prescribed person;")
 
     Page 20, leave out lines 39 to 41 
 
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