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Amendments to the Crime (International Co-operation) Bill [HL]

Crime (International Co-operation) Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Marshalled List]


 

Clause 32

 

THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN

Page 18, line 40, at end insert—
"(   )  No customer information order shall be issued unless—
(a)  the authority referred to in subsection (2) has included in its application a full explanation of its reasons behind the application, and
(b)  the Secretary of State is satisfied that those reasons are sufficient to justify the issuing of the customer information order."
 

After Clause 45

 

THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Annual report on effects of requests for banking information
(1)  The Secretary of State shall publish each year a report on the effects of requests for banking information introduced under this Act.
(2)  In each report under subsection (1) above the Secretary of State shall include—
(a)  a cost assessment of complying with a request for information,
(b)  the frequency of requests from participating countries, and
(c)  the time taken to comply with requests."
 

Before Clause 81

 

THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD KINGSLAND

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Firearms: international co-operation and general duty of the Secretary of          State
(1)  It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to facilitate the work of—
(a)  police forces in Great Britain;
(b)  the Police Service of Northern Ireland;
(c)  the National Criminal Intelligence Service;
(d)  the National Crime Squad;
 in preventing the unlawful importation of firearms into the United Kingdom, by ensuring effective international co-operation between those bodies and other foreign and international law enforcement agencies.
(2)  When the Secretary of State is—
(a)  preparing a National Policing Plan under section 36A of the Police Act 1996 (c. 16);
(b)  determining objectives for the policing of the areas of all police authorities under section 37 of that Act;
(c)  determining objectives for the National Criminal Intelligence Service under section 26 of the Police Act 1997;
(d)  determining objectives for the National Crime Squad under section 71 of that Act;
 he shall have regard to the desirability of ensuring effective co-operation with foreign and international law enforcement agencies to prevent the unlawful importation of firearms into the United Kingdom."

 
 
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17 January 2003