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

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]


SECOND
MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE


      The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Instruction of 19th December 2002, as follows—

Clauses 16 to 20
Schedule 1
Clause 21
Schedule 2
Clauses 22 to 26
Schedule 3
Clauses 27 and 28

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Clause 16

 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

40Page 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 17

 

THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND

41Page 10, line 5, leave out "reasonably"
 

Clause 18

 

THE LORD HYLTON

42Page 10, line 15, at end insert "or longer, by agreement with another police service"
 

THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND

43Page 10, line 15, at end insert—
    "(1A)  The Board may appoint a person of the rank of senior officer to the Police Service of Northern Ireland for a fixed term not exceeding three years."
44Page 10, line 16, leave out "subsection (1)" and insert "subsections (1) and (1A)"
 

THE LORD HYLTON

45Page 10, leave out lines 18 and 19
 

THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND

46Page 10, line 22, leave out "subsection (1)" and insert "subsections (1) and (1A)"
 

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

47Insert 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."
 

THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND

48Insert the following new Clause—
  "
  In section 47(3) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32), for "three years" substitute "one year"."
49Insert the following new Clause—
  "
  After section 47(5) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32), there shall be inserted—
    "(6)  The temporary provisions shall expire on the tenth anniversary of commencement.""
 

THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS

49AInsert the following new Clause—
  "Discrimination in appointments
(1)  In section 46 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32) (discrimination in appointments), for subsection (3) substitute—
    "(3)  The Secretary of State shall make an order under subsection (2) in relation to the making of appointments under section 39 if he is satisfied that—
    (a)  were those appointments to be made in compliance with subsection (1) (as originally enacted) the number of police trainees which the Chief Constable requires to be appointed on that occasion could not be appointed; or
    (b)  the number of serving officers is below that intended at the time of consideration."
(2)  In section 46 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000, for subsection (7) substitute—
    "(7)  The Secretary of State shall make an order under subsection (6) in relation to the making of appointments under section 4 if he is satisfied that—
    (a)  were those appointments to be made in compliance with subsection (5) (as originally enacted) the number of police support staff which the Chief Constable requires to be appointed on that occasion could not be appointed; or
    (b)  the number of police support staff employed is below that intended at the time of consideration.""
 

Clause 19

 

THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN

50Page 10, line 36, leave out from beginning to end of line 14 on page 11
 

THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS
THE LORD ROGAN

51Page 11, line 2, leave out "personnel" and insert "personal"
52Page 11, line 3, leave out "would be likely to" and insert "may"
53Page 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."
54Page 11, line 11, leave out "personnel" and insert "personal"
55Page 11, line 11, leave out "would be likely to" and insert "may"
56Page 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."
57Page 11, leave out lines 15 to 17
58Page 11, leave out lines 18 to 20
59Page 11, leave out lines 21 to 23
 

THE LORD GLENTORAN
THE VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 19 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 20

 

THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND

60Page 12, line 2, leave out "adequate" and insert "full"
 

THE LORD HYLTON

61Page 12, line 5, leave out subsection (3)
 

Schedule 1

 

THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND

61APage 21, line 33, leave out paragraph 13
62Page 23, line 39, at end insert "whom he reasonably suspects to be in possession of an object that is likely to cause harm or injury"
63Page 24, line 32, at end insert "whom he reasonably suspects to be in possession of an object that is likely to cause harm or injury"
 

Schedule 3

 

THE LORD WILLIAMS OF MOSTYN

64Page 27, leave out lines 15 and 16

 
 
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