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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 19 November 2013

 

Public Bill Committee

 

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Immigration Bill


 

Note

 

The amendments have been arranged in accordance with Order of the Committee

 

[29 October 2013].

 


 

Domestic abuse and female genital mutilation

 

Meg Hillier

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘No charge under section 33 may be imposed for health services—

 

(a)    

relating to injuries sustained as a result of domestic abuse as defined in

 

Home Office Circular 003/2013 “New government domestic violence

 

and abuse definition”, or

 

(b)    

relating to injuries sustained as a result of female genital mutilation as

 

defined in the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003.’.

 


 

Impact on victims of domestic abuse and female genital mutilation

 

Meg Hillier

 

NC5

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Prior to implementation of section 33 the Secretary of State must publish an

 

assessment of the projected impact on—


 
 

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(a)    

victims of domestic abuse as defined in Home Office Circular 003/2013

 

“New government domestic violence and abuse definition” or

 

(b)    

victims of female genital mutilation as defined in the Female Genital

 

Mutilation Act 2003.’.

 


 

Human trafficking

 

Meg Hillier

 

NC6

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

No charge under section 33 may be imposed on victims or suspected victims of

 

human trafficking.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State must—

 

(a)    

issue a code of practice for identifying suspected victims of human

 

trafficking for the purposes of this chapter,

 

(b)    

from time to time review the code, and may revise and re-issue it

 

following a review; and

 

(c)    

lay the code, and any revision of the code, before Parliament.’.

 


 

Review of appeals process

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

nc7

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Following Royal Assent of this Bill the Secretary of State shall produce a review

 

after 12 months to be laid in the Library of the House of the numbers of people

 

successfully deported within a calendar year of the decision under sections 11 to

 

14.’.

 


 

Residence permit: domestic violence

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

nc8

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

A person (P) shall be entitled to a residence permit for three months for rest and

 

reflection where—


 
 

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(a)    

P is married, in a civil partnership, or in a durable relationship with

 

someone who is lawfully in the UK; and

 

(b)    

P is in the UK as a dependant of that other person; and

 

(c)    

the relationship breaks down as a result of domestic violence.

 

(2)    

The residence permit shall be available to P and any dependants already in the UK

 

with entitlement to work.’.

 


 

Non-discriminatory shifts and hours of work

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

NC9

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 39 of the Equality Act 2010 (Employees and applicants), after

 

paragraph (2)(b) insert—

 

“(ba)    

as to B’s shifts or hours of work;”.’.

 


 

Gangmasters: licensing of activities

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

NC10

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 3 of the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 (Work to which this Act

 

applies), after paragraph (1)(c) insert—

 

“(d)    

any further work which by order of the Secretary of State is

 

defined as relevant to this section.”.’.

 


 

National minimum wage: appointment of officers

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

NC11

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 13 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (Appointment of

 

officers), after paragraph (1)(a) insert—


 
 

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“(ba)    

shall enable chief executive officers of local authorities the

 

power to appoint officers to act for the purposes of this Act;

 

and”.’.

 


 

National minimum wage: non-compliance

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

NC12

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 31 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (Offences), after

 

subsection (9) insert—

 

“(10)    

Non-compliance with regulations in this section is subject to a civil

 

penalty of up to £50,000.”.’.

 


 

Recruitment agencies: local workforce

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

NC13

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 5 of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (General regulations), after

 

subsection (2) insert—

 

“(2A)    

By order the Secretary of State can prohibit UK based agencies as

 

defined in this section from including only people not ordinarily resident

 

in the UK as their clients.”.’.

 


 

Employment of an adult subject to immigration control: penalty

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

NC14

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 15 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Penalty),

 

omit subsection (2) and insert—


 
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