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Anti-social Behaviour Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT
[Supplementary to the Marshalled List]


      The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Instruction of 9th September 2003, as follows—

 

Before Clause 65

 

THE LORD AVEBURY

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Powers relating to trespassers and unauthorised campers: alternative site available
(1)  The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act is amended as follows.
(2)  In section 61—
(a)  in subsection (1), after "If" insert "the condition in subsection (1A) is satisfied and"
(b)  after subsection (1) insert—
"(1A)  The condition is that the senior police officer present at the scene must consult the local authority within whose area the scene is situated as to whether there is a suitable pitch for the vehicles on a relevant caravan site which is situated within the local authority's area."
(c)  in subsection (9), before the definition of "common land", insert—
  ""caravan site" has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 (c. 62);
  "relevant caravan site" means a caravan site which is—
(a)  situated in the area of a local authority within whose area the land is situated, and
(b)  managed by a relevant site manager;
  "relevant site manager" means—
(a)  a local authority within whose area the land is situated;
(b)  a registered social landlord;
  "registered social landlord" means a body registered as a social landlord under Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)."
(4)  In section 77—
(a)  in subsection (1), after "If" insert "the condition in subsection (1A) is satisfied and"
(b)  after subsection (1) insert—
"(1A)  The condition is that the local authority has ascertained that there is a suitable pitch for the vehicle or vehicles on a relevant caravan site which is situated within the local authority's area."
(c)  in subsection (6), before the definition of "land" insert—
  ""caravan site" has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960;
  "relevant caravan site" means a caravan site which is—
    (a)  situated in the area of a local authority within whose area the land is situated, and
    (b)  managed by a relevant site manager;
  "relevant site manager" means—
    (a)  a local authority within whose area the land is situated;
    (b)  a registered social landlord;
  "registered social landlord" means a body registered as a social landlord under Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Housing Act 1996."."
Insert the following new Clause—
  "Power to remove trespassers: penalty
(1)  Section 61 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33) is amended as follows.
(2)  In subsection (4) the words "imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or" are deleted.

 
 
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