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Amendments to the Anti-social Behaviour Bill

Anti-social Behaviour Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE


 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 1, line 5, leave out "superintendent" and insert "Inspector"
Page 1, line 9, leave out "and" and insert "or"
 

Clause 2

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 3, line 3, at end insert "or"
Page 3, line 5, at end insert "or"
Page 3, line 9, leave out "three" and insert "six"
Page 3, line 25, leave out subsection (9)
 

Clause 5

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 4, line 25, leave out "superintendent" and insert "inspector"
Page 4, line 42, leave out "three" and insert "six"
Page 4, line 43, leave out "six" and insert "twelve"
Page 5, line 25, at end insert—
  "but failure to effect service shall not invalidate the proceedings and shall not prevent a hearing taking place"
 

Clause 10

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

 The Lord Dixon-Smith gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 10 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 12

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 9, line 6, at end insert—
  "(   )   Each local housing authority must, not later than three months after the commencement of section 12 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003, publish guidance concerning anti-social behaviour."
Page 9, line 13, at end insert "and prepared in accordance with the guidance issues under subsection (1A)"
Page 9, line 25, at end insert "who is or may become a tenant of that landlord or to any person"
Page 9, line 31, at end insert—
"(   )  The landlord must also—
(a)  record the number and nature of complaints made about anti-social behaviour; and
(b)  monitor action taken to resolve the complaints"
Page 10, line 19, leave out "or" and insert "and"
 

Clause 13

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 10, line 7, after "to" insert "persistent and unreasonable"
Page 10, line 23, leave out "in the locality" and insert "within 100 metres"
Page 10, line 27, at end insert—
"(4A)  "Nuisance and annoyance" includes conduct which intrudes unreasonably into the peaceful occupation of the properties of the relevant landlord and includes harassment or intimidation of tenants and visitors"."
Page 10, line 28, leave out subsection (5)
Page 10, line 30, after "in" insert "any"
Page 12, line 19, leave out "three years" and insert "one year"
 

Clause 14

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 13, line 34, after "house" insert "at the invitation of the tenant"
Page 13, line 46, at end insert—
  "(e)   any other express terms of the secure tenancy"
Page 14, leave out lines 4 to 6
Page 14, line 36, after "house" insert "at the invitation of the tenant"
 

Clause 19

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 18, line 1, after "body" insert "and head teacher"
Page 18, line 5, at end insert "or any other appropriate requirements"
Page 18, line 11, after second "signed" insert "by the headteacher"
Page 18, line 13, leave out subsection (8)
Page 18, line 15, leave out "must" and insert "shall"
 

Clause 20

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 18, line 31, leave out "twelve months" and insert "two years"
 

Clause 21

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 19, line 19, leave out subsection (4)
Page 19, line 23, leave out "must" and insert "shall"
 

Clause 23

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 20, line 30, leave out "or a head teacher"
Page 21, line 23, after "England" insert "or his authorised nominee"
Page 21, line 24, after "the" insert "non-teaching or administrative"
Page 21, line 25, leave out "head teacher of the school" and insert "LEA"
 

Clause 24

 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

Page 23, line 23, leave out subsection (2)
 

Clause 25

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 23, line 40, at end insert "or any statement by the youth offending team which it believes is appropriate for their side of a parenting contract"
 

Clause 29

 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

Page 25, line 21, leave out "27" and insert "28"
 

Clause 30

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 26, line 10, leave out "and" and insert "or"
Page 26, line 11, leave out paragraph (b)
Page 27, line 8, at end insert—
"(   )  In this section "relevant locality" means that area which the constable believes to be reasonable bearing in mind the number of people involved and the circumstances of the groups' coming together."
 

Clause 32

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 28, line 7, at end insert ", and
(d)  must be recorded"
 

Clause 35

 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

Page 29, line 22, leave out "30(1)(a)" and insert "31(1)(a)"
 

Clause 36

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 29, line 33, leave out from second "council" to end of line 34
 

Clause 37

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 30, line 11, at end insert "or (f) a county council""
 

Clause 39

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 32, line 31, leave out subsections (3) and (4)
 

Clause 41

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 33, line 23, at end insert ", skateboard user, user of roller skates or in-line skates"
Page 33, leave out lines 24 to 27
Page 34, line 13, at end insert "skateboard user, user of roller skates or in-line skates"
Page 34, leave out lines 14 to 17
 

Clause 44

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 36, line 9, leave out paragraph (a)
Page 36, line 21, at end insert—
"(3A)  In section 23(2) after paragraph (b) insert—
"(c)  he is using the weapon or ammunition on private property with the consent of the occupier in an activity which would be lawful other than by virtue of his age""
Page 36, line 22, leave out subsection (4)
Page 36, line 27, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 45

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 37, line 11, after "which" insert—
"(i)"  
Page 37, line 12, at end insert—
"(ii)  either has a barrel less than 30 centimetres in length or is less than 60 centimetres in length overall; and
(iii)  is readily convertible (as defined in section 1(6) of the Firearms Act 1982 (c. 31) (control of imitation firearms readily convertible into firearms to which section 1 of the 1968 Act applies)) to fire ammunition capable of discharging a missile by the force of gunpowder or other explosive material"
Page 37, line 28, after "which" insert "has a barrel length less than of 30 centimetres in length or is less than 60 centimetres in length overall and"
Page 37, line 47, at end insert—
"(4B)  If it appears to the Secretary of State that the provisions of the principle Act relating to prohibited weapons or ammunition should no longer apply to any weapon or ammunition he may by order remove such weapon or ammunition from those specified in section 5.""
 

Clause 56

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 45, line 19, leave out "eighteen" and insert "fourteen"
Page 45, line 29, leave out "eighteen" and insert "fourteen"
 

Clause 57

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 46, leave out lines 8 to 11
Page 46, leave out lines 12 to 16
 

Schedule 1

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

Page 54, line 39, leave out from "possession" to end of line 40 and insert "if it is satisfied—
(a)  that conduct under inserted section 153A or 153B of the Housing Act 1996 has taken place since the making of the demotion order, and
(b)  that the procedure under inserted sections 143E and 143F has been followed"
Page 54, line 40, at end insert "and it is not reasonable to make the order"
Page 55, line 3, after "unless" insert—
"(a)  the grounds for possession are related to anti-social behaviour;
(b)  the landlord has made attempts to resolve the problem of anti-social behaviour between the tenant and any other tenants"
Page 55, line 9, at end insert "including evidence of further conduct under inserted section 153A or section 153B of the Housing Act 1996 which has taken place since the making of the demotion order"
 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

Page 60, line 28, at end insert—
"(   )      In section 171B (extent of preserved right to buy) after subsection (1) there is inserted the following subsection—
    "(1A)  A person to whom this section applies ceases to have the preserved right to buy if the tenancy of a relevant dwelling-house becomes a demoted tenancy by virtue of a demotion order under section 6A of the Housing Act 1988.""
    Page 60, line 37, after first "of" insert "section 20B of the Housing Act 1988 or"

 
 
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5 September 2003