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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Friday 18 October 2019

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Domestic Abuse 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withdrawn amendments at the end.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 Victoria Atkins and Wendy Morton.

 


 

Victoria Atkins

 

Wendy Morton

 

That the Bill be considered in the following order, namely: Clauses 1 to 37; Schedule

 

1; Clauses 38 to 78; Schedule 2; Clauses 79 to 86; new Clauses; new Schedules;

 

remaining proceedings on the Bill.

 


 

Victoria Atkins

 

Wendy Morton

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

 



 
 

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Domestic Abuse Bill, continued

 
 

Victoria Atkins

 

Wendy Morton

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 


 

Ms Harriet Harman

 

Mark Garnier

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Rosie Duffield

 

Diana Johnson

 

Lisa Nandy

Rachel Reeves

Rosie Cooper

Tonia Antoniazzi

Janet Daby

Jo Stevens

Anna Turley

Liz McInnes

Jack Dromey

Rushanara Ali

Kate Green

Jo Platt

Danielle Rowley

Liz Kendall

Tracy Brabin

Emma Hardy

Ruth Jones

Jess Phillips

Anneliese Dodds

Thelma Walker

Yvette Cooper

Stella Creasy

Preet Kaur Gill

Peter Aldous

Sir David Amess

Guto Bebb

Caroline Nokes

Jeremy Lefroy

Mr Andrew Mitchell

Sir Henry Bellingham

 

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To move the following Clause—

 

         

“No defence for consent

 

(1)    

If, in the course of any behaviour which constitutes domestic abuse within the

 

meaning of this Act, a person (“A”) wounds or assaults another person (“B”)

 

causing actual bodily harm, more serious injury or death, it is not a defence to a

 

prosecution that B consented to the infliction of injury.

 

(2)    

Subsection (1) applies whether or not the actual bodily harm, more serious injury

 

or death occurred in the course of a sadomasochistic encounter.”

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 18 October 2019                  

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Domestic Abuse Bill, continued

 
 

Ms Harriet Harman

 

Mark Garnier

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Rosie Duffield

 

Diana Johnson

 

Lisa Nandy

Rachel Reeves

Rosie Cooper

Tonia Antoniazzi

Janet Daby

Jo Stevens

Anna Turley

Liz McInnes

Jack Dromey

Rushanara Ali

Kate Green

Jo Platt

Danielle Rowley

Liz Kendall

Tracy Brabin

Emma Hardy

Ruth Jones

Jess Phillips

Anneliese Dodds

Thelma Walker

Yvette Cooper

Stella Creasy

Preet Kaur Gill

Peter Aldous

Sir David Amess

Guto Bebb

Caroline Nokes

Jeremy Lefroy

Mr Andrew Mitchell

Sir Roger Gale

Sir Henry Bellingham

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Consent of Director of Public Prosecutions

 

(1)    

In any homicide case in which all or any of the injuries involved in the death,

 

whether or not they are the proximate cause of it, were inflicted in the course of

 

domestic abuse, the Crown Prosecution Service may not, in respect of the death—

 

(a)    

charge a person with manslaughter or any other offence less than the

 

charge of murder, or

 

(b)    

accept a plea of guilty to manslaughter or any other lesser offence

 

without the consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

 

(2)    

Before deciding whether or not to give consent for the purposes of subsection (1),

 

the Director of Public Prosecutions must consult the immediate family of the

 

deceased.”

 

 

Order of the House [2 October 2019]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Domestic Abuse Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 21 November 2019.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand

 

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

 

conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which

 

proceedings on Consideration are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.


 
 

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Domestic Abuse Bill, continued

 
 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

 


 

 

Revised 18 October 2019