Anti-social Behaviour Bill—
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Clause 60

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

200B*Page 47, line 21, leave out subsection (2) and insert—
"(2)  In section 68 (offence of aggravated trespass) for subsections (1) and (2) substitute—
"(1)  A person commits the offence of aggravated trespass if he trespasses on land and, in relation to any lawful activity which persons have engaged in, are engaging in or are about to engage in on that or adjoining land, does there anything which is intended by him to have the effect—
(a)  of intimidating those persons or any of them so as to deter them or any of them from engaging in that activity,
(b)  of obstructing that activity, or
(c)  of disrupting that activity.
(2)  Activity on any occasion on the part of a person or persons on land is "lawful" for the purposes of this section if he or they may engage in the activity on the land without committing an offence or trespassing on the land, and for the purposes of subsection (1)(b) and (c) above the offence may be committed whether or not the person or persons who may engage in the lawful activity are physically present on the land when a person does anything intended by him to have the effects referred to in those subsections.""
 

Clause 61

 

THE BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN
THE LORD AVEBURY
THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON

201Page 48, line 9, after second "a" insert "single"
 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

201A*Page 48, line 9, after "or" insert ", on relevant caravan sites,"
 

THE BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN
THE LORD AVEBURY
THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON

202Page 48, line 14, at end insert—
    "(   )  The communication must—
    (a)  be in writing;
    (b)  be given to the person to whom it applies or appended to the caravan or one of the caravans to which it applies;
    (c)  confirm that the caravan and a specified number of persons will be accommodated on a pitch or pitches on the relevant camp site;
    (d)  confirm that the pitch or pitches on the relevant caravan site are available for a period of not less than three months."
 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

202A*Page 48, line 20, after "situated" insert "or is situated in the area of another local authority and is within a reasonable distance from the scene"
202B*Page 48, line 23, leave out "within whose area the land is situated"
 

THE BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN
THE LORD AVEBURY
THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON

203Page 48, line 26, at end insert—
 ""senior police officer" means a police officer not below the rank of Chief Inspector"
204Page 48, line 26, at end insert—
    "(   )  There is a pitch on a relevant caravan site for a caravan when the local authority or the relevant site manager, being notified in writing of the type and any registration number of the vehicle and the number of persons to be accommodated on the relevant caravan site, confirms in writing that the named vehicle can be accommodated on a named relevant site for a period of not less than three months."
 

Clause 62

 

THE BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN
THE LORD AVEBURY
THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON

205Page 49, line 18, leave out "and was residing with his parent or guardian"
 

Clause 67

 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

206Page 51, line 14, after "53" insert "to 55"

 
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16 September 2003