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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 27 February 2018

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill


 

[Lords]


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 am on Tuesday 27

 

February) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 27 February;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 1 March;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 6 March;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 2 to 5;

 

Schedule 1; Clauses 6 to 18; Clause 1; Clauses 19 to 43; Schedule 2; Clauses

 

44 to 50; Schedule 3; Clauses 51 to 56; new Clauses; new Schedules;

 

remaining proceedings on the Bill.


 
 

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Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

(3)  

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

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 6 March.

 


 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

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

 


 

Clause 2 Agreed to.

 

Clause 3 Agreed to.

 

Clause 4 Agreed to.

 

Clause 5 Agreed to.

 

Helen Goodman

 

Withdrawn after debate  29

 

Schedule  1,  page  49,  leave out lines 39 and 40

 

Helen Goodman

 

Not called  30

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  leave out lines 2 and 3

 

Helen Goodman

 

Not called  31

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  leave out paragraph 33

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

Negatived on division  15

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  40,  at end insert “unless they are a person, or are doing so to

 

provide legitimate travel to a person, recognised as a refugee under the UN Convention

 

Relating to the Status of Refugees”

 

Helen Goodman

 

Not called  16

 

Clause  6,  page  6,  line  33,  at end insert “,

 

    

unless an aircraft is providing legitimate travel to a person recognised as a refugee

 

under the UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees.”


 
 

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Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

Not called  17

 

Clause  7,  page  7,  line  36,  at end insert “,

 

    

unless the ship belongs to a person or the ship provides legitimate travel to a

 

person, recognised as a refugee under the UN Convention Relating to the Status

 

of Refugees.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 8 Agreed to.

 

Clause 9 Agreed to.

 

Clause 10 Agreed to.

 

Clause 11 Agreed to.

 

Clause 12 Agreed to.

 

Clause 13 Agreed to.

 

Clause 14 Agreed to.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

Withdrawn after debate  18

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

Regulations must include provision for the establishment of a fast-track process

 

for dealing with requests for exceptions and licences for humanitarian purposes.”

 

Helen Goodman

 

Not called  19

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

The Secretary of State must, within six months of this Act coming into force,

 

undertake a consultation on measures to establish an overarching framework for

 

exceptions and licences to be granted for the purposes of subsections (2) and (3).”

 

Helen Goodman

 

Not called  20

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

“(c)    

humanitarian, development, reconstruction and peace-building agencies

 

engaging with sanctioned individuals and entities in order to safely and

 

effectively carry out their activities.”

 

Clause Agreed to.


 
 

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Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Clause 16 Agreed to.

 


 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Agreed to on division  4

 

Clause  17,  page  16,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Regulations—

 

(a)    

may create criminal offences for the purposes of the enforcement of

 

prohibitions or requirements mentioned in subsection (2)(a) or (b) or for

 

the purposes of preventing such prohibitions or requirements from being

 

circumvented, and

 

(b)    

may include provision dealing with matters relating to any offences

 

created for such purposes by regulations (including provision that creates

 

defences).

 

( )    

Regulations may not provide for an offence under regulations to be punishable

 

with imprisonment for a period exceeding—

 

(a)    

in the case of conviction on indictment, 10 years;

 

(b)    

in the case of summary conviction—

 

(i)    

in relation to England and Wales, 12 months or, in relation to

 

offences committed before section 154(1) of the Criminal Justice

 

Act 2003 comes into force, 6 months;

 

(ii)    

in relation to Scotland, 12 months;

 

(iii)    

in relation to Northern Ireland, 6 months.”

 

Helen Goodman

 

Negatived on division  21

 

Clause  17,  page  16,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

“(8)    

An appropriate Minister must publish guidance from the Crown Prosecution

 

Service on when it is in the public interest for a breach of a sanctions regulations

 

to be prosecuted.”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

Withdrawn after debate  22

 

Clause  18,  page  17,  line  7,  leave out subsection (4) and insert—

 

“(4)    

For the purposes of subsection (2)(b), a body incorporated or constituted under

 

the law of any part of the United Kingdom includes a body incorporated or

 

constituted under the law of the following—

 

(a)    

any of the Channel Islands;

 

(b)    

the Isle of Man;

 

(c)    

any of the British Overseas Territories.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30am


 

 

Revised 27 February 2018