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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 3 July 2018

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill


 

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Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.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

 

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Withdrawn after debate  5

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  13,  after “occasions” insert “in a 12 month period”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  6

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  15,  after “kind” insert “, provided that on each occasion the

 

person intends to provide practical assistance to a person who prepares or commits an act

 

of terrorism.”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

“(4)    

In subsection (3), leave out from “section” to the end of the subsection and insert

 

“where—

 

(a)    

the person sets out a reasonable excuse for their action or possession; and

 

(b)    

the excuse in paragraph (a) is not disproved beyond reasonable doubt.””


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 July 2018            

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Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, continued

 
 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

“(5)    

After subsection (3), insert—

 

“(3A)    

A reasonable excuse under subsection (3) may include, but is not limited

 

to, that the material has been viewed, possessed or collected—

 

(a)    

for the purposes of journalism;

 

(b)    

for the purposes of research;

 

(c)    

by an elected official, or an individual acting on behalf of an

 

elected official, in the course of their duties; or

 

(d)    

by a public servant in the course of their duties.

 

(6)    

At the end of subsection (5) insert—

 

“(c)    

“elected official” has the same meaning as section 23 of the Data

 

Protection       Act 2018; and

 

(d)    

“public servant” means an officer or servant of the Crown or of any

 

public authority.””

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  9

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

“(7)    

The Secretary of State must within 12 months of the passing of this Act make

 

arrangement for an independent review and report on the operation of section 58

 

of the Terrorism Act 2000 as amended by subsection (2).

 

(8)    

The review under subsection (7) must be laid before both Houses of Parliament

 

within 18 months of the passing of this Act.”

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  12

 

Page  2,  line  7,  leave out Clause 3

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 4 Agreed to.

 

Clause 5 Agreed to.

 


 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Withdrawn after debate  10

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

“(7)    

Sentencing guidelines for offences for which the maximum sentence has been

 

increased under this section must be published within six months of the passing

 

of this Act by the following bodies—

 

(a)    

in relation to England and Wales, the Sentencing Council for England

 

and Wales;

 

(b)    

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Sentencing Council; and

 

(c)    

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Lord Chief Justice’s Sentencing

 

Group.”

 

Clause Agreed to.


 
 

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Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 7 Agreed to.

 

Clause 8 Agreed to.

 

Clause 9 Agreed to.

 

Clause 10 Agreed to.

 

Clause 11 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 1 Agreed to.

 


 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Withdrawn after debate  28

 

Clause  12,  page  13,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

“(ba)    

that there are reasonable  grounds for believing that the person to whom

 

the warrant relates has committed an offence;”

 

Stephen Doughty

 

Not called  46

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  12,  page  13,  line  40,  at end insert “, provided that all reasonable steps are

 

taken to avoid injury to, or disruption to the normal activities of other occupants of the

 

premises.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 13 Agreed to.

 


 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn after debate  13

 

Clause  14,  page  15,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

The authority may not impose any charge where the relevant event is a public

 

procession or assembly as defined by section 16 of the Public Order Act 1986

 

taking place for the purposes set out at section 11(1) of the same Act.”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  29

 

Clause  14,  page  15,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

The authority may not impose a charge where—

 

(a)    

the order or notice is made in relation to an event which is a public

 

procession or public assembly; and

 

(b)    

the event is taking place for one or more of the purposes set out in section

 

11(1) of the Public Order Act 1986.

 

(2B)    

In subsection (2A), “public procession” and “public assembly” have the same

 

meaning as in the Public Order Act 1986.”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 July 2018            

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Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Ben Wallace                                                          

               Agreed to

 

 

Parliamentary Star    

That the Order of the Committee of 26 June 2018 be varied by leaving out “and 2.00pm” in

 

paragraph 1(d).”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Withdrawn after debate  30

 

Clause  14,  page  16,  line  33,  leave out from “authorise” to “to” in line 34, and insert

 

“another constable”.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 15 Agreed to.

 

Clause 16 Agreed to.

 

Clause 17 Agreed to.

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn after debate  14

 

Schedule  2,  page  26,  line  5,  leave out paragraph 2

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  34

 

Schedule  2,  page  26,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(c)    

the Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material has

 

consented under section 63G to the retention of the material.”

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  15

 

Schedule  2,  page  26,  line  29,  leave out sub-paragraph 3(4)

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  16

 

Schedule  2,  page  29,  line  3,  leave out sub-paragraph 7(4)

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  17

 

Schedule  2,  page  30,  line  3,  leave out sub-paragraph 10(4)

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  18

 

Schedule  2,  page  31,  line  32,  leave out sub-paragraph 13(4)

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  19

 

Schedule  2,  page  33,  line  4,  leave out sub-paragraph 16(4)


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 July 2018            

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Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, continued

 
 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  20

 

Schedule  2,  page  34,  line  28,  leave out paragraph 19

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Negatived on division  33

 

Schedule  2,  page  35,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“21(1)  

A person whose biometric data is retained under the provisions of this schedule

 

may apply to the Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric

 

Material (“the Commissioner”) for the destruction of that data when the

 

conditions in sub-paragraph (2) are met.

 

      (2)  

The conditions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are—

 

(a)    

that the retention of the biometric data has not been previously

 

authorised by the Commissioner or a court of law; and

 

(b)    

that the biometric data was taken from the person—

 

(i)    

in circumstances where the arrest or charging of the person

 

was substantially due to a mistake, whether of identity, place

 

or other material fact; or

 

(ii)    

the person was arrested but never charged for the relevant

 

offence.

 

      (3)  

On receiving an appeal under sub-paragraph (1), the Commissioner must seek

 

representations from the chief officer of police in the area in which the

 

biometric data was taken as to whether the data should be destroyed or not.

 

      (4)  

The Commissioner must determine an appeal under sub-paragraph (1) within

 

three months of receiving the appeal.”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 


 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Negatived on division  31

 

Clause  18,  page  19,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

“(8)    

After section 39 (Power to amend Chapter 2), insert—

 

“39A  

Review of support for people vulnerable to being drawn into

 

terrorism

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must within 6 months of the passing of the

 

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2018 make arrangements for

 

an independent review and report on the Government strategy for

 

supporting people vulnerable to being drawn into terrorism.

 

(2)    

The report and any recommendations of the review under subsection (1)

 

must be laid before the House of Commons within 18 months of the

 

passing of the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2018.

 

(3)    

The laying of the report and recommendations under subsection (2) must

 

be accompanied by a statement by the Secretary of State responding to

 

each recommendation made as part of the independent review.””


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 July 2018            

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Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, continued

 
 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Withdrawn  32

 

Clause  18,  page  19,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

“(8)    

Within 6 months of the passing of this Act, the Secretary of State must conduct a

 

review to establish whether local authorities have sufficient resources and

 

expertise to effectively carry out their duties in supporting people vulnerable to

 

being drawn into terrorism.

 

(9)    

Within 12 months of the passing of this Act, the Secretary of State must lay the

 

results of the review under subsection (8) before the House of Commons.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Neil Coyle

 

Withdrawn  45

 

Clause  19,  page  19,  line  20,  leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

 

“(b)    

after paragraph (b) insert—

 

“(c)    

the use of a motor vehicle during acts of terrorism; and

 

(d)    

any loss which falls within subsection (1A).””

 

Neil Coyle

 

Withdrawn  11

 

Clause  19,  page  19,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

“(c)    

the acts of terrorism referred to in paragraph (b) occurred on or after 1

 

January 2017”.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30am


 

 

Revised 03 July 2018