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Amendments to the Vehicle (Crime) Bill

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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Vehicles (Crime) Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
 

Clause 1

 

THE VISCOUNT SIMON
THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET

1Page 1, line 15, after "vehicles" insert "or any trailer or caravan"
 

Clause 2

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

2*Page 2, line 7, leave out subsection (2) and insert—
"(2)  The register shall be in such form as any requirements may prescribe."
3*Page 2, leave out line 34 and insert—
  "fees as are necessary to recover the costs of inspection only"
4*Page 2, line 35, leave out from "such" to second "the" in line 36 and insert "fee as is necessary to recover the costs of such a request only,"
 

Clause 3

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

5*Page 2, line 44, after "prescribed;" insert—
"(   )  shall be accompanied by a notification of the outcome of any application for registration by that person in that particular area, or in any other area of a local authority, in the preceding six years;"
6*Page 3, line 2, leave out "the local authority may determine" and insert "is necessary to recover the costs of processing the application only"
7*Page 3, line 5, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert—
"(   )  as are necessary to recover the costs of the processing of applications for registration, the cancellation of registrations and the maintenance of the register only"
 

THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND

8Page 3, line 9, after "area" insert—
"(   )  notify the police and receive any representations that they may have occasion to make; and"
9Page 3, line 14, after "applicant" insert ", or any person employed by him in the business or associated with him in the conduct of the business,"
 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

10*Page 3, line 14, after "applicant" insert ", or any person employed by him or associated with him in carrying on the business as a motor salvage operator under section 1,"
 

THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND

11Page 3, line 16, after "applicant" insert ", or any person employed by him in the business or associated with him in the conduct of the business,"
 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

12*Page 3, line 16, after "applicant" insert ", or any person employed by him or associated with him in carrying on the business as a motor salvage operator under section 1,"
 

THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND

13Page 3, line 17, at end insert—
"(   )  whether the applicant, or any person employed by him in the business or associated with him in the conduct of the business, has been convicted of theft or handling of motor vehicles; and
(   )  whether stolen motor vehicles or parts have been recovered from any premises occupied by the applicant, or any person employed by him in the business or associated with him in the conduct of the business"
 

Clause 4

 

THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND

14Page 3, line 29, after "satisfied" insert "on the representations of the police to them"
 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

15*Page 3, line 36, leave out "28 days" and insert "56 days without good cause or reason"
 

Clause 5

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

16*Page 4, line 16, leave out "14" and insert "28 days nor more than 42"
17*Page 4, line 35, leave out "reasonable period" and insert "period (not less than 28 days nor more than 42 days starting with the date of service of his notice under subsection (2)(c) above)"
18*Page 4, line 43, after "shall" insert "within 7 days of their decision"
 

Clause 6

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

19*Page 5, line 15, leave out "21" and insert "28"
 

Clause 7

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

20*Page 5, line 36, after "keeping" insert ", and submission to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency,"
 

THE LORD BROUGHAM AND VAUX

21*Page 5, line 41, after "person" insert ", including a body corporate,"
 

Clause 8

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

22*Page 6, line 3, at end insert "or trailers"
 

THE LORD BROUGHAM AND VAUX

23*Page 6, line 6, after "person" insert ", including a body corporate,"
 

Clause 9

 

THE VISCOUNT SIMON

24Page 6, line 17, at end insert "; or
(c)  any other premises that a constable has, with reasonable cause, to suspect to be used by a motor salvage operator in connection with motor salvage"
 

Clause 10

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

25*Page 7, line 1, after "recklessly" insert "or negligently"
 

Clause 11

 

THE VISCOUNT SIMON

26Page 7, line 27, leave out "level 3" and insert "the statutory maximum"
 

Clause 13

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 13 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 16

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

27*Page 8, line 22, at end insert—
  ""destruction" means making changes to a vehicle which prevent it from being used on the road in future;"
 

THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND

28Page 8, line 26, leave out from "1(2)" to end of line 27
 

THE VISCOUNT SIMON
THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET

29Page 8, line 38, after "access;" insert—
  ""trailer" means a vehicle drawn by a motor vehicle;"
30Page 8, line 39, after second "vehicle" insert "or trailer or caravan"
 

Clause 17

 

THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

31Page 10, line 18, leave out paragraph (b)
32Page 10, line 22, leave out "; and cognate expressions shall be construed accordingly"
33Page 10, line 22, at end insert—
"(   )  Nothing in this Part shall prevent a person from manufacturing a registration plate for his own use."
 

Clause 18

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

34*Page 10, line 29, leave out "may be prescribed" and insert "is necessary to recover the cost of the request only"
 

THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

35Page 10, line 30, at end insert—
"(   )  Subject to subsection (6) below, information to be supplied under subsection (3) shall be available electronically."
 

Clause 19

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE EARL ATTLEE

36*Page 11, line 12, leave out "may be prescribed" and insert "is necessary to recover the cost of the application only"
37*Page 11, line 14, leave out subsection (2)
38*Page 11, line 20, after "recklessly" insert "or negligently"
 

THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

39Page 11, line 33, at end insert—
"(   )  The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament an annual report on the effectiveness and the cost of compliance of this Part.
(   )  The report shall include—
(a)  the total cost of fees received by the Secretary of State under section 19(1)(b),
(b)  the detection of any notable crimes facilitated by the provisions of this Part, and
(c)  details of any prosecutions under this Part."
 

Clause 21

 

THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET

40Page 12, line 20, leave out "28" and insert "56"
 

THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

41Page 12, line 20, at end insert "and is unlikely to do so"
 

Clause 23

 

THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

42Page 13, line 40, at end insert—
"(   )  The magistrates' court may take into consideration the number of alternative suppliers in the locality."
 

Clause 24

 

THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

43Page 14, line 9, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations made under subsection (1) shall provide that records may be made electronically and the circumstances when a printed copy shall be made."
44Page 14, line 12, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations made under subsection (1) may not provide for the keeping of records for more than two years from the date of supply of the registration plate.
(   )  Regulations made under subsection (1) shall provide for the handover of records to the chief constable on cessation of business or death of registered persons."
 

Clause 25

 

THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

45Page 14, line 23, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations made under subsection (1) may not provide for the production of the vehicle registration document if the customer can show the registered person that it is inconvenient due to the distance away from where the registration document is kept."
46Page 14, line 23, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations made under subsection (1) may not provide for the production of the vehicle registration document if—
(a)  the customer can present to the registered person the vehicle for which the registration plate is required, and
(b)  show that the vehicle is obviously kept and operated by a public limited company or local authority."
 

After Clause 25

 

THE LORD BROUGHAM AND VAUX
THE VISCOUNT TENBY

47Insert the following new Clause—
 "Offences relating to sale of registration plates
(1)  Any person who, on purchasing a vehicle registration plate from a registered plate supplier, deceives the supplier by presenting false information shall be guilty of an offence.
(2)  A registered supplier who supplies a registration plate to another person when he knows or reasonably suspects that it will be used for an unlawful purpose shall be guilty of an offence.
(3)  A person guilty of an offence under subsections (1) and (2) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 of the standard scale."
 

Clause 26

 

THE VISCOUNT SIMON
THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
THE VISCOUNT TENBY

48Page 14, line 38, at end insert ", or
(b)  premises that a constable or authorised person, with reasonable cause, suspects of being used by a person for carrying on a business as a registration plate supplier wholly or partly for the purpose of his business so far as it consists of selling or supplying registration plates"
 
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