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Amendments to the International Criminal Court Bill [H.L.]

International Criminal Court Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Marshalled List of Amendments to the International Criminal Court Bill [H.L.] to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Before Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
1*     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Secretary of State shall not ratify the ICC Statute unless--
    (a)  a report is laid before Parliament, setting out--
          (i)  any reservations Her Majesty's Government proposes to make and the reason for those reservations,
          (ii)  any declarations Her Majesty's Government proposes to make and the reason for such declarations, and
    (b)  that report is approved by each house of Parliament.")
Ratification: reservations and declarations.
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
2     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Secretary of State shall not ratify the ICC Statute before it has been ratified by the United States of America.")Ratification: timing.
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
3*     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The United Kingdom shall not withdraw any reservation or declaration made to the ICC Statute, or from any reservation or declaration to a treaty pre-dating the ICC Statute, in whole or in part, unless a report is made before both Houses of Parliament setting out--
    (a)  the proposed withdrawal, and
    (b)  the reason for that withdrawal,
and any specific withdrawal is approved by both Houses of Parliament before it is made.")
Withdrawal of reservation or declaration.
  
Clause 12
 
  
BY THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL
 
4     Page 8, line 16, leave out ("(8)") and insert ("(9)") 
  
Clause 51
 
  
BY THE LORD AVEBURY
 
5     Page 26, line 5, at end insert (", or
    (c)  outside the United Kingdom by a non-United Kingdom national, when the alleged crime was committed against a United Kingdom citizen.")
 
  
Clause 65
 
  
BY THE LORD HOWELL OF GUILDFORD
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
6     Page 32, line 30, leave out from ("or") to ("that") in line 31, and insert ("wantonly or recklessly disregarded information that clearly indicated,") 
  
Clause 82
 
  
BY THE LORD SHORE OF STEPNEY
 
7     Page 41, line 50, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  The Secretary of State may not make an order under this section until--
    (a)  the Government has made a declaration of its reservations about the observance of Article 8(b)(i), (ii), (iv), (xvii), (xviii), (xix) and (xxv) on War Crimes when the United Kingdom is exercising its right of self-defence and when its armed forces are being deployed to resist aggression committed against a fellow Member State of the United Nations, and
    (b)  that declaration has been submitted to, and approved by resolution of, both Houses of Parliament.")
 
 
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