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Amendments to the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE


 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 1, line 4, leave out subsection (1)
Page 1, line 14, at end insert—
    "(2B)  Nothing in subsection 2 above shall prevent the Secretary of State from determining or revising objectives under this section.""
Page 1, line 15, leave out subsection (2)
Page 2, line 5, at end insert—
    "(2B)  Nothing in subsection 2 above shall prevent the Secretary of State from issuing or revising a code of practice under this section.""
 

Clause 2

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 2, line 9, leave out subsection (2)
 

Clause 3

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 2, line 16, leave out subsection (3) and insert—
"(3)  In sub-paragraph (3) for "28" substitute "14"."
 

Clause 10

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 6, line 41, leave out "subsections (2) and" and insert "subsection""
Page 6, leave out from beginning of line 42 to end of line 1 on page 7
Page 7, line 3, leave out "8" and insert "11"
Page 7, line 4, leave out "7" and insert "10"
Page 7, line 5, leave out "6" and insert "9"
 

Clause 11

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 7, line 22, at end insert—
"(   )  No investigation under this section shall extend to events or incidences that occurred before the coming into force of this section."
Page 7, line 23, after "shall" insert—
(a)  
Page 7, line 24, at end insert "; and
(b)  send a copy of his report to the Secretary of State."
Page 7, leave out lines 25 to 30 and insert—
"(4)  When an investigation under this section has been completed the Ombudsman shall report on it to the Secretary of State, if requested to do so."
 

Clause 13

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 8, leave out lines 25 and 26 and insert—
"(a)  from membership of a DPP for a period of three years; or
(b)  permanently from membership of a DPP if his failure to make the necessary disclosure under paragaph 7 was intentional."
Page 8, line 26, at end insert—
"(1B)  Any person removed from office under paragraph 7(1) will be presumed to have intentionally failed to make the necessary disclosure for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1A) unless the Policing Board determine otherwise.""
 

Clause 15

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 9, line 13, after "functions" insert "insofar as practicable"
 

Clause 16

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 9, leave out lines 36 and 37
 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 16 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 18

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 18 stand part of the Bill.
 

After Clause 18

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Removal of Discrimination from Recruitment
(1)  In Part 6 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32) for section 46 substitute—
    "46Under-representation
    (1)  In making appointments under section 39 the Chief Constable may take such steps as he determines appropriate to encourage applications by persons currently under-represented in the police service.
    (2)  In making appointments to the police support staff under section 4(3) the Chief Constable (acting by virtue of subsection (5) of that section) may take such steps as he determines appropriate to encourage applications by persons currently under-represented in the police support staff.
    (3)  For the purposes of this section "persons currently under-represented" means persons forming part of a social group by virtue of their sex, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation who at the time of consideration by the Chief Constable are under-represented.
(2)  In Part 6 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32) leave out section 47.""
 

Clause 19

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

Page 11, line 3, leave out "would be likely to" and insert "may"
Page 11, line 6, at end insert—
"(d)  the information would, or would be likely to, prejudice the prevention or detection of crime or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders."
Page 11, line 11, leave out "would be likely to" and insert "may"
Page 11, line 14, at end insert—
"(d)  the inquiry would, or would be likely to, prejudice the prevention or detection of crime or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders."

 
 
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6 January 2003