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(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.””

 

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Withdrawn  32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Withdrawn  45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Withdrawn  11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”.

 


 

Sixth Sitting

 

Neil Coyle

 

Withdrawn after debate  26

 

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

 

“(4)    

Where an event occurs which the Secretary of State has grounds to believe may

 

be an act of terrorism for the purposes of terrorism reinsurance, the Secretary of

 

State must within three days of the event make a statement that

 

(a)    

the event is or is not an act of terrorism for the purposes of terrorism

 

reinsurance; or

 

(b)    

there is not yet enough evidence to make a statement under paragraph (a)

 

and set a timeframe for when it is expected that such a statement is likely

 

to be made.


 
 

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Neil Coyle

 

Withdrawn after debate  27

 

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

 

“(4)    

After section 2 of the Reinsurance (Acts of Terrorism) Act 1993 (Reinsurance

 

arrangements to which this Act applies) insert

 

“2A    

Duty to advise on terrorism insurance

 

(1)    

Where the conditions in subsection (2) are met, an insurance provider has

 

a duty to advise on the available insurance related to losses sustained as

 

a result of acts of terrorism.

 

(2)    

The conditions referred to in subsection (1) are

 

(a)    

that a person asks the insurance provider for advice in relation to

 

insurance (whether related to terrorism or not); and

 

(b)    

that it seems to the insurance provider that the person may

 

benefit from insurance in relation to a loss which is covered by

 

terrorism reinsurance arrangements under this Act.

 

(3)    

In this section, “insurance provider” means

 

(a)    

a person regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority or the

 

Prudential Regulation Authority who sells insurance, or

 

underwrites the risk of such insurance, or

 

(b)    

the agent of such a person.””

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 20 Agreed to.

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Withdrawn after debate  44

 

Schedule  3,  page  35,  line  37,  leave out “whether or not there are” and insert “where

 

there are reasonable”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Withdrawn after debate  37

 

Schedule  3,  page  36,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

  “(6A)  

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner (“the Commissioner”) must be

 

informed when a person is stopped under the provisions of this paragraph.

 

    (6B)  

The Commissioner must make an annual report on the use of powers under this

 

paragraph.”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Withdrawn after debate  35

 

Schedule  3,  page  40,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

“11A (1)  

This paragraph applies where—

 

(a)    

an examining officer intends to retain an article under paragraph (2);

 

and

 

(b)    

the person who owns or was carrying or transporting the article alleges

 

that the article contains confidential material.

 

      (2)  

Where sub-paragraph (1) applies, the examining officer—


 
 

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(a)    

may not examine the article; and

 

(b)    

must immediately provide the article to the Investigatory Powers

 

Commissioner (the “Commissioner”).

 

      (3)  

On receiving an article under sub-paragraph (2), the Commissioner must

 

determine whether or not the article contains confidential material.

 

      (4)  

Where the Commissioner determines the article contains confidential material,

 

the Commissioner may authorise the examination and retention of material in

 

accordance with the provisions of paragraph 12(5).

 

      (5)  

Where the Commissioner determines the article does not contain confidential

 

material, the Commissioner must return the article to the examining officer to

 

determine whether the material should be retained under paragraph 11(2).”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  36

 

Schedule  3,  page  40,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

  “(2A)  

The person who owns or was carrying or transporting an article which is

 

retained under paragraph 11(2)(d) or (e) must be notified by the examining

 

officer when the Commissioner is informed that the article has been retained.”

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn after debate  21

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  17,  leave out “and 26”

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  22

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  26,  leave out sub-paragraph (3)

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  38

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  27,  leave out from “would” to the end of line 28 and

 

insert “create an immediate risk of physical injury to any person or persons.”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  40

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

  “(3A)  

Where the examining officer believes that there is an immediate risk of

 

physical injury to any person or persons under subparagraph (3), they must

 

allow the detainee to consult a solicitor by telephone.”

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  23

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  33,  leave out sub-paragraph (6) and insert—

 

    “(6)  

Sub-paragraph (5) does not apply if the examining officer reasonably believes

 

that the time it would take to consult a solicitor in person would create an

 

immediate risk of physical injury to any person.”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  39

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  34,  leave out from “would” to the end of line 35 and

 

insert “create an immediate risk of physical injury to any person or persons.”


 
 

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Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  41

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

  “(6A)  

Where the examining officer believes that there is an immediate risk of

 

physical injury to any person or persons under subparagraph (6), they must

 

allow the detainee to consult a solicitor by telephone.”

 


 

sEVENTH sITTING

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Negatived on division  24

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  37,  at end insert, “provided that the person is at all times

 

able to consult with a solicitor in private.”

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  43

 

Schedule  3,  page  46,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

  “(7A)  

The examining officer may require that the detainee consult only a solicitor

 

who has been approved by the Law Society for providing advice to persons

 

detained under the provisions of this schedule.”

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  25

 

Schedule  3,  page  47,  line  29,  leave out paragraph 26

 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Not called  42

 

Schedule  3,  page  47,  line  31,  leave out “and hearing” and insert “but not hearing”

 

Stephen Doughty

 

Not moved  47

 

Schedule  3,  page  48,  line  9,  at end insert—

 

“26A (1)  

This paragraph applies where a person detained under the powers contained in

 

section 20 and schedule 3 is released without further action, charge or

 

proceedings being taken against them within a period of 6 months.

 

      (2)  

A person so released shall have an enforceable right to compensation in

 

relation to any costs incurred by them in relation to—

 

(a)    

any non-refundable or amendable travel by air, sea, or land postponed

 

or cancelled during the period of their detention,

 

(b)    

pre-paid accommodation cancelled as a result of travel cancelled as a

 

consequence of (a), and

 

(c)    

reasonable repair of any damage to property seized during the period

 

of detention that is not retained for evidential purposes, or replacement

 

of property damaged or destroyed on a like for like basis.

 

      (3)  

The Secretary of State may by regulations made by statutory instrument set out

 

arrangements for such compensation to be paid.

 

      (4)  

A statutory instrument under subsection (3) may not be made unless a draft of

 

the instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House

 

of Parliament.


 
 

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Schedule Agreed to.

 

Clause 21 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Agreed to  48

 

Schedule  4,  page  78,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

“Civil Legal Services (Financial) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.R. (N.I.) 2015

 

No. 196)

 

28A(1)  

In regulation 4(2) of the Civil Legal Services (Financial) Regulations

 

(Northern Ireland) 2015 (exceptions from requirement to make a

 

determination in respect of an individual’s financial resources), after sub-

 

paragraph (a) insert—

 

“(aa)    

is detained under Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 or

 

under Part 1 of Schedule 3 to the Counter-Terrorism and

 

Border Security Act 2018;”.

 

      (2)  

Nothing in sub-paragraph (1) affects any power under the Access to Justice

 

(Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/435 (N.I. 10)) to revoke or amend

 

any provision of the regulations amended by that sub-paragraph.

 

Civil Legal Services (Remuneration) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.R. (N.I.) 2015

 

No. 201)

 

28B(1)  

In Schedule 2 to the Civil Legal Services (Remuneration) Order (Northern

 

Ireland) 2015 (advice and assistance)—

 

(a)    

for the title to Part 2 substitute “Matters other than those relating to

 

PACE, Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 or Schedule 3 to the

 

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2018”;

 

(b)    

in the title to Part 3 after “matters” insert “, Schedule 7 to the

 

Terrorism Act 2000 matters or Schedule 3 to the Counter-Terrorism

 

and Border Security Act 2018 matters”;

 

(c)    

in note (1) to Table 1 in Part 3 (which refers to work relating to

 

interviews conducted under the Police and Criminal Evidence

 

(Northern Ireland) Order 1989), at the end insert “, Schedule 7 to the

 

Terrorism Act 2000 or Schedule 3 to the Counter-Terrorism and

 

Border Security Act 2018”.

 

      (2)  

Nothing in sub-paragraph (1) affects any power under the Access to Justice

 

(Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/435 (N.I. 10)) to revoke or amend

 

any provision of the Order amended by that sub-paragraph.”

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Agreed to  49

 

Schedule  4,  page  80,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

in regulation 5 (notification of return), in paragraph (1), omit “for a

 

period of three days or more”.”

 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to.


 
 

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Clauses 22 to 26 Agreed to.

 


 

Stephen Doughty

 

Not moved  NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Monitoring and removal of unlawful content

 

(1)    

Internet search engine providers, video and image sharing platforms, and social

 

media platforms shall—

 

(a)    

maintain effective procedures for routinely checking whether material

 

posted on their platforms has been posted by or on behalf of a proscribed

 

organisation, or indirectly to encourage support for a proscribed

 

organisation;

 

(b)    

ensure that for the purposes of (a), effective manual and automatic

 

procedures are maintained to check for variants of names, slogans, or

 

imagery which would reasonably identify material as relating to a

 

proscribed organisation;

 

(c)    

remove or block such content with six hours of its being identified by

 

internal procedures; and

 

(d)    

remove or block such content within 24 hours of receiving an external

 

complaint of its existence on the provider’s platforms.

 

(2)    

In subsection (1) the reference to material is a reference to a still or moving image,

 

an audio recording, or textual content (produced by any means).”

 


 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Threshold for port and border control powers

 

(1)    

Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In paragraph 5 before “A person who is questioned” insert “Subject to paragraph

 

9A,”.

 

(3)    

After paragraph 6A(2) insert—

 

  “(2A)  

A person questioned under paragraph 2 or 3 may not be detained under

 

paragraph 6 unless the examining officer has reasonable grounds to

 

suspect that he is a person falling within section 40(1)(b).”

 

(4)    

In paragraph 8(1) before “An examining officer” insert “Subject to paragraph 9A

 

below,”.

 

(5)    

In paragraph 9(1) before “An examining officer” insert “Subject to paragraph 9A

 

below,”.

 

(6)    

After paragraph 9 insert—

 

“Data stored on electronic devices

 

9A  (1)  

For the purposes of this Schedule—


 
 

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(a)    

the information or documents which a person can be required

 

to give the examining officer under paragraph 5,

 

(b)    

the things which may be searched under paragraph 8, and

 

(c)    

the property which may be examined under paragraph 9 do

 

not include data stored on personal electronic devices unless

 

the person is detained under paragraph 6.

 

      (2)  

“Personal electronic device” includes a mobile phone, a personal

 

computer and any other portable electronic device on which personal

 

information is stored.”

 


 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Access to a solicitor

 

(1)    

Schedule 8 of the Terrorism Act 2000 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In paragraph 7 leave out “Subject to paragraphs 8 and 9”.

 

(3)    

In paragraph 7A—

 

(a)    

leave out sub-paragraph (3),

 

(b)    

leave out sub-paragraph (6) and insert—

 

    “(6)  

Sub-paragraph (5) does not apply if the examining officer

 

reasonably believes that the time it would take to consult a

 

solicitor in person would create an immediate risk of physical

 

injury to any person.”

 

(c)    

in sub-paragraph (7) at end insert “provided that the person is at all times

 

able to consult with a solicitor in private.”

 

(d)    

leave out subparagraph (8).

 

(4)    

Leave out paragraph 9.”

 


 

Neil Coyle

 

Not called  NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of the changing nature of terrorism reinsurance requirements

 

(1)    

The Pool Reinsurance Company Limited must provide an annual report to the

 

Secretary of State setting out—

 

(a)    

an assessment of the nature of terrorism reinsurance requirements; and

 

(b)    

any recommendations on how terrorism reinsurance arrangements

 

should be amended to address terrorism reinsurance requirements.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State must lay the report and any recommendations made under

 

subsection (1) before the House of Commons within three months of receipt.


 
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