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Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

17

 

Page  76,  line  10,  leave out Schedule 4.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

Sarah Champion

 

10

 

Schedule  4,  page  74,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘Staff

 

4A  (1)  

All staff employed as teachers, counsellors or nurses at a secure unit must hold

 

qualifications as one of the following—

 

(a)    

qualified teachers;

 

(b)    

accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and

 

Psychotherapists; and

 

(c)    

registered nurse (children).’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

19

 

Schedule  4,  page  76,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(3)  

The Principal shall—

 

(a)    

keep special educational provision in the secure college under review;

 

(b)    

keep SEN and disability training of secure college workforce under

 

review;

 

(c)    

ensure persons detained who may have a special educational need are

 

brought to the attention of their home local authority; and

 

(d)    

carry out (a), (b) and (c) with advice from the secure college SEN co-

 

ordinator.’.

 

Dan Jarvis

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

11

 

Schedule  4,  page  77,  line  20,  leave out from ‘where’ until the end of line 21 and

 

insert ‘a young person poses an imminent threat of injury to himself or others, and only

 

when all other means of control have been exhausted.’.

 



 
 

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NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

 

TRIAL IN MAGISTRATES’ COURTS ON THE PAPERS; CHARGING OFFENDERS IN RESPECT

 

OF COSTS OF CRIMINAL COURTS; COLLECTION OF FINES; APPEALS IN CIVIL

 

PROCEEDINGS, OTHER THAN JUDICIAL REVIEW AND CHALLENGES TO PLANNING-

 

RELATED DECISIONS; WASTED COSTS IN CIVIL PROCEEDINGS; CONTEMPT OF COURT;

 

JURIES AND MEMBERS OF THE COURT MARTIAL; AMENDMENTS TO PART 3

 

Criminal courts charge and collection of fines

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

NC17

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Where a court dealing with an offender considers—

 

(a)    

that it would be appropriate to make a compensation order, but

 

(b)    

that he has insufficient means to pay both the criminal courts charge and

 

appropriate compensation, the court must reduce the charge accordingly

 

(if necessary to nil).’.

 


 

Julie Hilling

 

Mike Kane

 

9

 

Clause  28,  page  26,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

a submission from the DVLA to inform the court of any penalty points

 

endorsed on the driver’s record.’.

 

Julie Hilling

 

Mike Kane

 

8

 

Clause  28,  page  26,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

For cases involving driving offences, where the accused has 12 or more penalty

 

points currently on their drivers’ record, any exceptional hardship plea previously

 

made by the accused must be disclosed to the court.’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

22

 

Clause  33,  page  35,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

The provision of this section shall have effect only so long as the functions of

 

Fines Officers remain administrative in nature and do not involve the making any

 

judicial decisions.’.

 



 
 

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NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW AND

 

CHALLENGES TO PLANNING-RELATED DECISIONS; AMENDMENTS TO PART 4

 

Leave of court required for certain planning applications

 

Secretary Chris Grayling

 

NC12

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Schedule (amendments relating to planning proceedings) contains amendments

 

requiring leave of court to be obtained before certain planning applications may

 

be made.’

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment introduces a new Schedule (see amendment NS1) which provides that challenges

 

to a range of planning-related decisions and other actions may only be brought with the leave of

 

the High Court.

 


 

Periods of time for certain legal challenges

 

Secretary Chris Grayling

 

NC13

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In section 61N of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (legal challenges

 

relating to neighbourhood development orders)—

 

(a)    

in subsections (1)(b) and (2)(b), after “beginning with” insert “the day

 

after”;

 

(b)    

in subsection (3)(b)—

 

(i)    

for “during” substitute “before the end of”;

 

(ii)    

after “beginning with” insert “the day after”.

 

(2)    

In section 106C of that Act (legal challenges relating to development consent

 

obligations)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (1)(b)—

 

(i)    

for “during” substitute” “before the end of”;

 

(ii)    

after “beginning with” insert “the day after”;

 

(b)    

in subsection (1A), after “begins with” insert “the day after”;

 

(c)    

in subsections (2)(b) and (3)(b)—

 

(i)    

for “during” substitute” “before the end of”;

 

(ii)    

after “beginning with” insert “the day after”.

 

(3)    

In section 13 of the Planning Act 2008 (legal challenges relating to national

 

policy statements), in subsections (1)(b), (2)(b), (3)(b), (4)(b), (5)(b) and (6)(b)—

 

(a)    

for “during” substitute “before the end of”;

 

(b)    

after “beginning with” insert “the day after”.

 

(4)    

In section 118 of that Act (legal challenges relating to applications for orders

 

granting development consent)—

 

(a)    

in subsections (1)(b), (2)(b) and (3)(b)—

 

(i)    

for “during” substitute “before the end of”;


 
 

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(ii)    

after “beginning with” insert “the day after”;

 

(b)    

in subsections (4)(b), (5)(b) and (6)(b)—

 

(i)    

for “during” substitute “before the end of”;

 

(ii)    

after “day”, wherever occurring, insert “after the day”;

 

(c)    

in subsection (7)(b)—

 

(i)    

for “during” substitute “before the end of”;

 

(ii)    

after “beginning with” insert “the day after”.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The provisions amended by the clause allow for legal challenges to certain planning-related

 

decisions and other actions. They stipulate that a challenge may be made during a period of six

 

weeks beginning with the day on which the decision or action challenged occurs. The amendments

 

secure that the six-week period does not start to run until the following day.

 


 

Secretary Chris Grayling

 

NS1

 

To move the following Schedule:—

 

‘Leave of court required for certain planning applications

 

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

 

5          

Part 12 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (validity) is amended as

 

follows.

 

6    (1)  

Section 287 (proceedings for questioning validity of development plans and

 

certain schemes and orders) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

After subsection (2) insert—

 

“(2A)    

An application under this section may not be made without the leave

 

of the High Court.

 

(2B)    

An application for leave for the purposes of subsection (2A) must be

 

made before the end of the period of six weeks beginning with the day

 

after the relevant date.”

 

      (3)  

After subsection (3) insert—

 

“(3ZA)    

An interim order has effect—

 

(a)    

if made on an application for leave, until the final

 

determination of—

 

(i)    

the question of whether leave should be granted, or

 

(ii)    

where leave is granted, the proceedings on any

 

application under this section made with such leave;

 

(b)    

in any other case, until the proceedings are finally

 

determined.”

 

      (4)  

Omit subsections (3C) and (4).

 

      (5)  

In subsection (5), for “subsection (4)” substitute “subsection (2B)”.

 

      (6)  

After subsection (5) insert—

 

“(5A)    

References in this Act to an application under this section do not

 

include an application for leave for the purposes of subsection (2A).”

 

7    (1)  

Section 288 (proceedings for questioning validity of other orders, decisions

 

and directions) is amended as follows.


 
 

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      (2)  

Omit subsection (3).

 

      (3)  

After subsection (4) insert—

 

“(4A)    

An application under this section may not be made without the leave

 

of the High Court.

 

(4B)    

An application for leave for the purposes of subsection (4A) must be

 

made before the end of the period of six weeks beginning with the day

 

after (as the case may be)—

 

(a)    

the date on which the order is confirmed or (in the case of an

 

order under section 97 which takes effect under section 99

 

without confirmation) takes effect, or

 

(b)    

the date on which the action is taken.

 

(4C)    

When considering whether to grant leave for the purposes of

 

subsection (4A), the High Court may, subject to subsection (6), by

 

interim order suspend the operation of the order or action the validity

 

of which the person or authority concerned wishes to question, until

 

the final determination of—

 

(a)    

the question of whether leave should be granted, or

 

(b)    

where leave is granted, the proceedings on any application

 

under this section made with such leave.”

 

      (4)  

For subsection (6) substitute—

 

“(6)    

The High Court may not make an interim order—

 

(a)    

under subsection (4C), where leave is sought to make an

 

application questioning the validity of a tree preservation

 

order, or

 

(b)    

under subsection (5)(a), on an application questioning the

 

validity of a tree preservation order.”

 

      (5)  

After subsection (10) insert—

 

“(11)    

References in this Act to an application under this section do not

 

include an application for leave for the purposes of subsection (4A).”

 

Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (c. 9)

 

8    (1)  

Section 63 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act

 

1990 (proceedings for questioning validity of other orders, decisions and

 

directions) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

For subsection (3) substitute—

 

“(3A)    

An application under this section may not be made without the leave

 

of the High Court.

 

(3B)    

An application for leave for the purposes of subsection (3A) must be

 

made before the end of the period of six weeks beginning with the day

 

after (as the case may be)—

 

(a)    

the date on which the order is confirmed or (in the case of an

 

order under section 23 which takes effect under section 25

 

without confirmation) takes effect, or

 

(b)    

the date on which the action is taken.

 

(3C)    

When considering whether to grant leave for the purposes of

 

subsection (3A), the High Court may by interim order suspend the

 

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authority concerned wishes to question, until the final determination

 

of—

 

(a)    

the question of whether leave should be granted, or

 

(b)    

where leave is granted, the proceedings on any application

 

under this section made with such leave.”

 

      (3)  

In subsection (4), after “section” insert “(other than an application for leave)”.

 

Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990 (c. 10)

 

9    (1)  

Section 22 of the Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990 (validity of

 

decisions as to applications) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

In subsections (1) and (2), omit “within six weeks from the date on which the

 

decision is taken”.

 

      (3)  

After subsection (2) insert—

 

“(2A)    

An application under this section may not be made without the leave

 

of the High Court.

 

(2B)    

An application for leave for the purposes of subsection (2A) must be

 

made before the end of the period of six weeks beginning with the day

 

after the date on which the decision to which the application relates is

 

taken.

 

(2C)    

When considering whether to grant leave for the purposes of

 

subsection (2A), the High Court may by interim order suspend the

 

operation of the decision the validity of which the person or authority

 

concerned wishes to question, until the final determination of—

 

(a)    

the question of whether leave should be granted, or

 

(b)    

where leave is granted, the proceedings on any application

 

under this section made with such leave.”

 

      (4)  

In subsection (3), after “section” insert “(other than an application for leave)”.

 

Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (c. 5)

 

10  (1)  

Section 113 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (validity of

 

strategies, plans and documents) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

After subsection (3) insert—

 

“(3A)    

An application may not be made under subsection (3) without the

 

leave of the High Court.

 

(3B)    

An application for leave for the purposes of subsection (3A) must be

 

made before the end of the period of six weeks beginning with the day

 

after the relevant date.”

 

      (3)  

Omit subsection (4).

 

      (4)  

After subsection (5) insert—

 

“(5A)    

An interim order has effect—

 

(a)    

if made on an application for leave, until the final

 

determination of—

 

(i)    

the question of whether leave should be granted, or

 

(ii)    

where leave is granted, the proceedings on any

 

application under this section made with such leave;

 

(b)    

in any other case, until the proceedings are finally

 

determined.”


 
 

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      (5)  

Omit subsection (8).’

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Schedule provides that challenges to a number of planning-related decisions and other actions

 

may only be brought with the leave of the High Court. The amendments to section 288 of the Town

 

and Country Planning Act 1990 (previously contained in clause 59) are no longer confined to

 

challenges relating to English matters.

 


 

Secretary Chris Grayling

 

1

 

Page  58,  line  28,  leave out clause 59.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

It is proposed to move the amendments made by clause 59 to section 288 of the Town and Country

 

Planning Act 1990 into a new Schedule (see amendment NS1). That amendment also brings the

 

proposed procedure for applications under section 288 for Wales into line with the proposed

 

procedure for England.

 


 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO OFFENCES OF POSSESSING OR

 

USING OFFENSIVE WEAPONS; REMAINING NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES;

 

AMENDMENTS TO PART 5; REMAINING PROCEEDINGS ON CONSIDERATION

 

Possessing an offensive weapon or bladed article in public or on school premises:

 

sentencing for second offences for those aged 16 or over

 

Nick de Bois

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Tracey Crouch

 

Mr David Davis

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

Mr Dominic Raab

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Mr Charles Walker

 

Bob Blackman

 

Andrew Bingham

 

Bob Stewart

 

Andrew Rosindell

 

Mr David Amess

 

Dan Byles

 

David Morris

 

Karl McCartney

 

Stephen Barclay

 

Jeremy Lefroy

 

Priti Patel

 

Mark Reckless

 

Mr Stewart Jackson

 

Gordon Henderson

 

Mr Julian Brazier

 

Jason McCartney

 

David T.C. Davies

 

Mr William Cash

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Anne Marie Morris

 

Mr Brian Binley

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Richard Bacon

 

Karl McCartney

 

Sheryll Murray

 

Heather Wheeler

 

James Duddridge

 

James Morris

 

Sir Gerald Howarth

 

Simon Reevell

 

Stephen Barclay

 

Dr Sarah Woolaston

 

Mr James Gray

 

Mr Douglas Carswell

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

NC6

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Prevention of Crime Act 1953 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 1 (Prohibition of the carrying of offensive weapons without lawful

 

authority or reasonable excuse) after subsection (2) insert—


 
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