Crime and Courts Bill [HL]

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE

Schedule 1

LORD HENLEY

 

Page 36, line 23, at end insert “or constable in the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve”

 

Page 37, line 32, at end insert “or a member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve”

 

Page 37, line 35, at end insert “or as a member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve”

Schedule 3

LORD HENLEY

 

Page 41, line 1, leave out from “force” to end of line 2

 

Page 41, line 14, leave out from “force” to end of line 15

Clause 7

LORD HENLEY

 

Page 6, line 11, at end insert—

“(4A) Subsection (4) authorises an NCA officer to disclose information for the purpose of the exercise of—

(a) the functions of the Lord Advocate under Part 3 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (“PCA 2002”), or

(b) the functions of the Scottish Ministers under, or in relation to, Part 5 of PCA 2002,

only where the information has been obtained by the NCA in connection with the exercise of a function under PCA 2002 (other than a function under Part 6 of that Act).

(4B) Where information has been obtained by the NCA in connection with the exercise of a function under Part 6 of PCA 2002 (revenue functions), subsection (4) does not authorise an NCA officer to disclose the information.

(4C) But an NCA officer may disclose the information if the disclosure is—

(a) to the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs,

(b) to the Lord Advocate for the purposes of the exercise by the Lord Advocate of the Lord Advocate’s functions under Part 3 of PCA 2002 (confiscation: Scotland),

(c) to any person for purposes relating to civil proceedings (whether or not in the United Kingdom) which relate to a matter in respect of which the NCA has functions, or

(d) to any person for the purposes of compliance with an order of a court or tribunal (whether or not in the United Kingdom).”

Schedule 5

LORD HENLEY

 

Page 55, line 23, at end insert “or a member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve”

 

Page 55, line 26, at end insert “or as a member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve”

Clause 12

LORD HENLEY

 

Page 10, line 15, after “officer” insert “, and any power of an NCA officer to disclose information,”

Schedule 7

LORD HENLEY

 

Page 69, line 16, leave out “Commissioners” and insert “Secretary of State”

 

Page 70, line 37, leave out paragraph 6

 

Page 71, line 34, leave out paragraph (a)

 

Page 72, line 26, at end insert—

“Part 4A Published information: no restrictions on further disclosure

9A (1) This paragraph applies where an NCA officer discloses information, in accordance with this Part of this Act, by—

(a) the inclusion of the information in an annual plan, framework document or annual report, or

(b) the publication of the information in accordance with arrangements made under section 6.

(2) None of the relevant restrictions applies to the further disclosure of that information by any person.

(3) In this paragraph “relevant restriction” means any provision of this Part of this Act (however expressed) which prohibits or otherwise restricts the further disclosure of information disclosed by an NCA officer (including a provision which limits the purposes for which such information may be further disclosed or which requires a person’s consent to be obtained before the further disclosure).”

Prepared 12th June 2012