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

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]


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


 

After Clause 18

 

THE LORD ROGAN
THE LORD MAGINNIS OF DRUMGLASS

49A*Insert 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    (a)  were those appointments to be made in compliance with subsection (1) (as originally enacted) the number of police trainees which the Chief Constable requires to be appointed on that occasion could not be appointed; or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    (a)  were those appointments to be made in compliance with subsection (5) (as originally enacted) the number of police support staff which the Chief Constable requires to be appointed on that occasion could not be appointed; or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.""
 

Schedule 1

 

THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND

61A*Page 21, line 33, leave out paragraph 13

 
 
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