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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 22 May 2019

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill


 

[Third Sitting]


 

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Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.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

 

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Sandy Martin

 

Dr David Drew

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn  1

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

““travelling circus” means a company or group of entertainers which (i)

 

travels, whether regularly or irregularly, from place to place for the

 

purpose of giving performances, displays or exhibitions, and (ii) as part

 

of which animals may be kept or introduced (whether for the purpose of

 

performance, exhibition, display or otherwise).”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 22 May 2019            

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Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill, continued

 
 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Sandy Martin

 

Dr David Drew

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn  5

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  4,  leave out “commonly” and insert “normally”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 2 Agreed to.

 

Clause 3 Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Sandy Martin

 

Dr David Drew

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Negatived on division  2

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  14,  leave out “on 20 January 2020” and insert “on such day

 

as the Secretary of State may by regulations made by statutory instrument appoint, and no

 

later than 20 January 2020.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Sandy Martin

 

Dr David Drew

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn  NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Disqualification

 

(1)    

If a person is convicted of an offence under this Act, the court by or before which

 

that person is convicted may, instead of or in addition to dealing with that person

 

in any other way, make an order disqualifying him under any one or more of

 

subsections (2) to (4) for such period as it thinks fit.

 

(2)    

Disqualification under this subsection disqualifies a person—

 

(a)    

from owning wild animals,

 

(b)    

from keeping wild animals,

 

(c)    

from participating in the keeping of wild animals, and

 

(d)    

from being party to an arrangement under which that person is entitled to

 

control or influence the way in which wild animals are kept.

 

(3)    

Disqualification under this subsection disqualifies a person from dealing in wild

 

animals.

 

(4)    

Disqualification under this subsection disqualifies a person—


 
 

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Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill, continued

 
 

(a)    

from transporting wild animals, and

 

(b)    

from arranging for the transport of wild animals.

 

(5)    

Disqualification under subsection (2), (3) or (4) may be imposed in relation to

 

animals generally, or in relation to animals of one or more kinds.”

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Sandy Martin

 

Dr David Drew

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn  NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Powers of seizure: animals

 

(1)    

Where an animal is seized under paragraph 7(k), an inspector or a constable

 

may—

 

(a)    

remove it, or arrange for it to be removed, to a place of safety;

 

(b)    

care for it, or arrange for it to be cared for—

 

(i)    

on the premises where it was being kept when it was taken into

 

possession, or

 

(ii)    

at such other place as he thinks fit.”

 

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Sandy Martin

 

Dr David Drew

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Not called  3

 

Schedule  1,  page  4,  line  38,  leave out “except” and insert “including”

 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Sandy Martin

 

Dr David Drew

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn  4

 

Schedule  1,  page  5,  line  34,  after “vehicle,” insert “including caravans, trucks and

 

trailers,”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Bill to be reported.

 


 

 

Revised 22 May 2019