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‘Proceeds of crime provisions: Northern Ireland

 

Part 1

 

Civil recovery provisions

 

Meaning of “relevant civil recovery provision”

 

1          

For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule, each of the following is a

 

“relevant civil recovery provision”—

 

(a)    

section 33(2), (3), (5) and (6);

 

(b)    

section 33(7) so far as it relates to amendments made by section 33(2),

 

(3) and (5) and Part 2 of Schedule 17;

 

(c)    

each provision in Schedule 17;

 

(d)    

each amendment or repeal made by the provisions mentioned in

 

paragraphs (a) and (c).

 

Relevant civil recovery provisions not to extend to Northern Ireland unless order made

 

2    (1)  

The relevant civil recovery provisions do not extend to Northern Ireland.

 

      (2)  

But that is subject to paragraph 3.

 

Power to provide for relevant civil recovery provisions to extend to Northern Ireland

 

3          

The Secretary of State may, by order, provide for one or more of the relevant

 

civil recovery provisions to extend to Northern Ireland.

 

Relevant civil recovery provision extending to Northern Ireland

 

4    (1)  

The Secretary of State may, by order, make such provision as the Secretary of

 

State considers appropriate in consequence of, or in connection with, a relevant

 

civil recovery provision extending to Northern Ireland.

 

      (2)  

An order under this paragraph may, in particular—

 

(a)    

provide for section 282A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to have

 

effect in relation to orders made by the High Court in Northern Ireland;

 

(b)    

provide for an enforcement authority in relation to Northern Ireland to

 

make requests for assistance under section 282B of that Act;

 

(c)    

provide for a receiver appointed under an order made by the High

 

Court in Northern Ireland to make requests for assistance under

 

section 282C of that Act;

 

(d)    

provide for the High Court in Northern Ireland or a receiver appointed

 

by an order made by that court to make requests for assistance under

 

section 282D of that Act;

 

(e)    

provide for an enforcement authority or trustee for civil recovery to

 

make a request for assistance under section 282F of that Act where a

 

recovery order has been made by the High Court in Northern Ireland;

 

(f)    

provide for section 316(8B) of that Act to have effect in relation to an

 

enforcement authority in relation to Northern Ireland.

 

Relevant civil recovery provision not extending to Northern Ireland

 

5          

The Secretary of State may, by order, make such provision as the Secretary of

 

State considers appropriate in consequence of, or in connection with, a relevant

 

civil recovery provision not extending to Northern Ireland.


 
 

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Consent of Northern Ireland Assembly to transferred provision

 

6    (1)  

The Secretary of State may not make an order under this Part of this Schedule

 

which makes transferred provision unless the Northern Ireland Assembly

 

consents to the making of that provision.

 

      (2)  

In this paragraph “transferred provision” means provision which, if it were

 

contained in an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly—

 

(a)    

would be within the legislative competence of the Assembly, and

 

(b)    

would deal with a transferred matter without being ancillary to other

 

provision (whether in the Act or previously enacted) which deals with

 

an excepted or reserved matter.

 

      (3)  

In sub-paragraph (2)—

 

“ancillary” has the meaning given in section 6(3) of the Northern Ireland

 

Act 1998;

 

“excepted matter”, “reserved matter” and “transferred matter” have the

 

meanings given by section 4(1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

 

Orders under this Part of this Schedule: particular provision

 

7    (1)  

The provision that may be made by an order under paragraph 3, 4 or 5 (whether

 

by virtue of that paragraph or section 43(12)) includes—

 

(a)    

provision conferring, removing or otherwise modifying a function

 

(whether or not exercisable in, or in relation to, Northern Ireland);

 

(b)    

provision amending, repealing, revoking or otherwise modifying any

 

enactment (including an enactment contained in, or amended by, this

 

Act).

 

      (2)  

Such an order may provide for provision amending, repealing or otherwise

 

modifying Chapter 2 or 4 of Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to have

 

retrospective effect.

 

      (3)  

The making of an order under any provision of this Part of this Schedule does

 

not prevent—

 

(a)    

a further order from being made under that provision, or

 

(b)    

an order from being made under any other provision of this Part of this

 

Schedule.

 

      (4)  

An order under paragraph 3 or 4 may modify or reverse the effects of an order

 

made under paragraph 5.

 

      (5)  

Sub-paragraphs (1) to (4) do not limit the powers conferred by paragraphs 3, 4

 

and 5.

 

      (6)  

In this paragraph—

 

“enactment” means any enactment, whenever passed or made, contained

 

in—

 

(a)    

an Act of Parliament;

 

(b)    

an Act of the Scottish Parliament;

 

(c)    

Northern Ireland legislation;

 

(d)    

a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales;

 

(e)    

an instrument made under any such Act, legislation or Measure;

 

(f)    

any other subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the

 

Interpretation Act 1978);

 

“function” means a function of any description, including a power or duty

 

(whether conferred by an enactment or arising otherwise).


 
 

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Part 2

 

Investigation provisions

 

Meaning of “relevant investigation provision”

 

8          

For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule, each of the following is a

 

“relevant investigation provision”—

 

(a)    

each provision in paragraphs 2 to 13, 25 to 27, 29 and 30 of Schedule

 

18 (including each amendment or repeal made by those provisions),

 

and

 

(b)    

section 34 so far as it relates to each of those provisions.

 

Relevant investigation provisions not to extend to Northern Ireland unless order made

 

9    (1)  

The relevant investigation provisions do not extend to Northern Ireland.

 

      (2)  

But that is subject to paragraph 10.

 

Power to provide for relevant investigation provisions to extend to Northern Ireland

 

10         

The Secretary of State may, by order, provide for one or more of the relevant

 

investigation provisions to extend to Northern Ireland.

 

Relevant investigation provision extending to Northern Ireland

 

11         

The Secretary of State may, by order, make such provision as the Secretary of

 

State considers appropriate in consequence of, or in connection with, a relevant

 

investigation provision extending to Northern Ireland.

 

Relevant investigation provision not extending to Northern Ireland

 

12         

The Secretary of State may, by order, make such provision as the Secretary of

 

State considers appropriate in consequence of, or in connection with, a relevant

 

investigation provision not extending to Northern Ireland.

 

Consent of Northern Ireland Assembly to transferred provision

 

13  (1)  

The Secretary of State may not make an order under this Part of this Schedule

 

which makes transferred provision unless the Northern Ireland Assembly

 

consents to the making of that provision.

 

      (2)  

In this paragraph “transferred provision” means provision which, if it were

 

contained in an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly—

 

(a)    

would be within the legislative competence of the Assembly, and

 

(b)    

would deal with a transferred matter without being ancillary to other

 

provision (whether in the Act or previously enacted) which deals with

 

an excepted matter or a reserved matter.

 

      (3)  

In sub-paragraph (2)—

 

“ancillary” has the meaning given in section 6(3) of the Northern Ireland

 

Act 1998;

 

“excepted matter”, “reserved matter” and “transferred matter” have the

 

meanings given by section 4(1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

 

Orders under this Part of this Schedule: particular provision

 

14  (1)  

The provision that may be made by an order under paragraph 10, 11 or 12

 

(whether by virtue of that paragraph or section 43(12)) includes—


 
 

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(a)    

provision conferring, removing or otherwise modifying a function

 

(whether or not exercisable in, or in relation to, Northern Ireland);

 

(b)    

provision amending, repealing, revoking or otherwise modifying any

 

enactment (including an enactment contained in, or amended by, this

 

Act).

 

      (2)  

The making of an order under any provision of this Part of this Schedule does

 

not prevent—

 

(a)    

a further order from being made under that provision, or

 

(b)    

an order from being made under any other provision of this Part of this

 

Schedule.

 

      (3)  

An order under paragraph 10 or 11 may modify or reverse the effects of an

 

order made under paragraph 12.

 

      (4)  

Sub-paragraphs (1) to (3) do not limit the powers conferred by paragraphs 10,

 

11 and 12.

 

      (5)  

In this paragraph—

 

“enactment” means any enactment, whenever passed or made, contained

 

in—

 

(a)    

an Act of Parliament;

 

(b)    

an Act of the Scottish Parliament;

 

(c)    

Northern Ireland legislation;

 

(d)    

a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales;

 

(e)    

an instrument made under any such Act, legislation or Measure;

 

(f)    

any other subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the

 

Interpretation Act 1978);

 

“function” means a function of any description, including a power or duty

 

(whether conferred by an enactment or arising otherwise).’.

 


 

AMENDMENTS TO PART 1, SCHEDULE 22, CLAUSES 33 AND 34 AND SCHEDULES 17 AND

 

18

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  4

 

Page  2,  line  42  [Clause  2],  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘must’.

 


 

Mr David Hanson

 

Stella Creasy

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not called  3

 

Page  6,  line  37  [Clause  7],  at beginning insert ‘Subject to approval by the Secretary

 

of State for the Home Department,’.

 



 
 

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John McDonnell

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Mark Durkan

 

Negatived on division  95

 

Page  10,  line  15,  leave out Clause 12.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Mark Durkan

 

Not called  102

 

Page  11,  line  1,  leave out Clause 13.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  5

 

Page  115,  line  37  [Schedule  8],  at end insert—

 

    ‘( )  

In section 195S (Codes of practice: Secretary of State), in subsection (1)(c), for

 

“members of staff of SOCA” substitute “NCA officers”.’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  6

 

Page  117,  line  3  [Schedule  8],  at end insert—

 

    ‘( )  

In section 339ZA (disclosures to SOCA)—

 

(a)    

in the title, for “SOCA” substitute “the NCA”;

 

(b)    

for “Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency”

 

substitute “Director General of the National Crime Agency”.’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  7

 

Page  118,  line  38  [Schedule  8],  at end insert—

 

    ‘( )  

In subsection (6)—

 

(a)    

for “a member of SOCA’s staff” substitute “an NCA officer”;

 

(b)    

for “SOCA” substitute “the Director General of the NCA”.’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  8

 

Page  121,  line  30  [Schedule  8],  leave out ‘officer’ and insert ‘agency’.


 
 

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Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  9

 

Page  121,  line  32  [Schedule  8],  leave out from beginning to end of line 34 and

 

insert—

 

‘“(b)    

the National Crime Agency;”.’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  76

 

Page  336,  line  26  [Schedule  22],  leave out ‘2’ and insert ‘[Modification of NCA

 

functions]’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  61

 

Page  33,  line  33  [Clause  33],  after ‘High Court’ insert ‘in England and Wales’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  62

 

Page  34,  line  2  [Clause  33],  after ‘High Court’ insert ‘in England and Wales’.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  63

 

Page  34,  line  14  [Clause  33],  leave out from beginning to ‘and’ in line 15.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  64

 

Page  36,  line  10  [Clause  33],  leave out ‘a part of the United Kingdom’ and insert

 

‘England and Wales or Scotland’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  65

 

Page  290,  line  5  [Schedule  17],  after ‘authority’ insert ‘in relation to England and

 

Wales or Scotland’.

 



 
 

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Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  66

 

Page  290,  line  8  [Schedule  17],  leave out ‘and Northern Ireland’.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  67

 

Page  290,  line  29  [Schedule  17],  after ‘order’ insert ‘made by the High Court in

 

England and Wales’.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  68

 

Page  290,  line  35  [Schedule  17],  leave out ‘or’ and insert ‘made by the High Court

 

in England and Wales or an’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  69

 

Page  291,  line  8  [Schedule  17],  leave out ‘or’ and insert ‘made by the High Court

 

in England and Wales or an’.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  70

 

Page  291,  line  17  [Schedule  17],  after ‘High Court’ insert ‘in England and Wales’.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  71

 

Page  292,  line  40  [Schedule  17],  after ‘order’ insert ‘made by the High Court in

 

England and Wales or the Court of Session’.

 


 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO DRUGS AND DRIVING OR TO

 

PUBLIC ORDER OFFENCES

 

Sanction for and trial in relation to drink driving

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Withdrawn  NC18

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Schedule 2 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 is amended such that the time

 

period stipulated as punishment for an offence under section 5 of the Road Traffic

 

Act 1988 (driving or being in charge of a motor vehicle with alcohol

 

concentration above prescribed limit) is two years and such that the said offence

 

shall be triable either way.’.

 


 

AMENDMENTS TO CLAUSES 41 AND 42, SCHEDULE 21, CLAUSES 16 TO 19 AND


 
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