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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 22 January 2013

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Crime and Courts Bill [Lords]


 

[FIRST AND SECOND SITTINGS]


 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 8.55 am on Tuesday 22

 

January) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 22 January;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 24 January;

 

(c)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 29 January;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 31 January;

 

(e)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 5 February;

 

(f)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 7 February;

 

(g)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 12 February; and

 

(h)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 14 February;

 

(2)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clause 1; Schedule 1; Clauses 2 and 3; Schedule 2; Clause

 

4; Schedule 3; Clauses 5 to 7; Schedule 4; Clause 8; Schedule 5; Clauses 9

 

and 10; Schedule 6; Clause 11; Schedule 7; Clauses 12 to 14; Schedule 8;

 

Clauses 15 and 16; Schedules 9 to 11; Clause 17; Schedule 12; Clause 18;

 

Schedule 13; Clause 19; Schedule 14; Clauses 20 to 31; Schedule 15; Clause

 

32; Schedule 16; Clauses 33 to 36; Schedule 17; Clause 37; Schedule 18;

 

Clause 38; new Clauses; new Schedules; Clause 39; Schedule 19; Clauses 40

 

to 42; and remaining proceedings on the Bill; and

 

(3)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 14 February.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 22 January 2013        

2

 

Crime and Courts Bill-[Lords] continued

 
 

Mr Jeremy Browne

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Negatived on division  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  leave out from second ‘the’ to end of line 7 and insert—

 

       ‘strategic direction and control of a board to be known as the NCA Board.

 

( )    

There shall be a Director General, who is to be one of the NCA officers, and shall

 

be responsible for the exercise of the NCA’s operational and administrative

 

functions.

 

( )    

Schedule “The NCA Board” has effect.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  21

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  9,  at end add—

 

‘( )    

The Secretary of State shall in consultation with the Director General of the NCA

 

report to Parliament a definition of subsection 5(b) within 12 months beginning

 

with the day on which this Act is passed.’.

 

Paul Goggins

 

Withdrawn  35

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  9,  at end add—

 

‘(5A)    

The NCA is to have the following four commands—

 

(a)    

organised crime command;

 

(b)    

border policing command;

 

(c)    

economic crime command; and

 

(d)    

child exploitation and on-line protection command.

 

(5B)    

The Secretary of State may, by order, in the form of statutory instrument—

 

(a)    

close existing commands; and

 

(b)    

open new commands.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 22 January 2013        

3

 

Crime and Courts Bill-[Lords] continued

 
 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  8

 

Schedule  1,  page  45,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

‘1A      

It is the duty of the Secretary of State to ensure that the NCA is provided with

 

sufficient resources to enable its functions to be discharged effectively and

 

efficiently.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not called  37

 

Schedule  1,  page  45,  line  9,  after second ‘the’, insert ‘Home Secretary, the NCA

 

board and the’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  9

 

Schedule  1,  page  45,  line  18,  leave out paragraph 4.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  38

 

Schedule  1,  page  46,  line  23,  at beginning insert ‘Ministers in’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not called  10

 

Schedule  1,  page  46,  line  23,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

the Chairman of the NCA Board; and

 

( )    

the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not called  11

 

Schedule  1,  page  46,  line  32,  before ‘The’, insert ‘The Director General is to be

 

employed by the NCA Board and’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 22 January 2013        

4

 

Crime and Courts Bill-[Lords] continued

 
 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not called  12

 

Schedule  1,  page  47,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

the Chairman of the NCA Board; and

 

( )    

the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not called  13

 

Schedule  1,  page  47,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

send a copy of the written explanation to the Chairman of the NCA.

 

( )    

publish a copy of the written explanation in a written ministerial

 

statement to Parliament’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  39

 

Schedule  1,  page  49,  line  35,  leave out sub-paragraph (9).

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned till Thursday at 11.30 am


 
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