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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Monday 13 November 2017

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

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Public Bill Committee


 

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences)


 

Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in

 

accordance with the Order to be proposed by Chris Bryant.

 

 


 

Chris Bryant

 

That, if proceedings on the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill are not

 

completed at this day’s sitting, the Committee shall meet on Wednesdays while the House

 

is sitting at 9.30 am.

 


 

Chris Bryant

 

To move, That the Bill be considered in the following order, namely, Clause 7, Clauses

 

1 to 6, Clause 8, new Clauses, new Schedules, remaining proceedings on the Bill.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 13 November 2017                  

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Chris Bryant

 

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Page  9,  line  20,  leave out Clause 7

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would remove Clause 7 from the Bill, which provides for financial expenditure to

 

be paid out of money provided by Parliament. The clause has become unnecessary as a result of

 

the Bill not requiring a Money Resolution.

 


 

Chris Bryant

 

1

 

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Clause  3,  page  3,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

a prisoner custody officer, so far as relating to the exercise of escort

 

functions;

 

( )    

a custody officer, so far as relating to the exercise of escort functions;”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would broaden the definition of “emergency worker” so as to include those who

 

provide prisoner escort services (which include the delivery of prisoners to court and their custody

 

whilst on court premises) and corresponding services in respect of persons detained in youth

 

detention accommodation.

 

Chris Bryant

 

2

 

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Clause  3,  page  3,  line  29,  leave out paragraph (h) and insert—

 

“(h)    

a person employed for the purposes of providing, or engaged to

 

provide—

 

(i)    

NHS health services, or

 

(ii)    

services in the support of the provision of NHS health services,

 

    

and whose general activities in doing so involve face to face interaction

 

with individuals receiving the services or with other members of the

 

public.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would broaden the range of health care workers included within the definition of

 

“emergency worker” so as to include all clinical workers providing NHS services and support

 

workers who have direct interaction with patients or the public more generally.

 

Chris Bryant

 

3

 

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Clause  3,  page  3,  line  34,  leave out subsections (3) and (4) and insert—

 

“(3)    

In this section—

 

“custodial institution” means any of the following—

 

(a)    

a prison;

 

(b)    

a young offender institution, secure training centre, secure

 

college or remand centre;

 

(c)    

a removal centre, a short-term holding facility or pre-departure

 

accommodation, as defined by section 147 of the Immigration

 

and Asylum Act 1999;

 

(d)    

services custody premises, as defined by section 300(7) of the

 

Armed Forces Act 2006;

 

“custody officer” has the meaning given by section 12(3) of the Criminal

 

Justice and Public Order Act 1994;


 
 

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“escort functions”—

 

(a)    

in the case of a prisoner custody officer, means the functions

 

specified in section 80(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1991;

 

(b)    

in the case of a custody officer, means the functions specified in

 

paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice and Public

 

Order Act 1994;

 

“NHS health services” means any kind of health services provided as part

 

of the health service continued under section 1(1) of the National Health

 

Service Act 2006 and under section 1(1) of the National Health Service

 

(Wales) Act 2006;

 

“prisoner custody officer” has the meaning given by section 89(1) of the

 

Criminal Justice Act 1991.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on Amendments 1 and 2.

 


 

 

Revised 13 November 2017