Infrastructure Bill [HL]

Amendment
to be moved
on report

After Clause 15

LORD FAULKNER OF WORCESTER

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Powers of the British Transport Police to protect transport infrastructure

(1)     In section 100 of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001
(jurisdiction of transport police)—

(a)   at the end of subsection (2)(b) insert “or to prevent damage to
property”; and

(b)   omit subsection (3).

(2)     In section 172(2) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (duty to give information as
to the identity of driver etc in certain circumstances), in relation to an
offence involving a railway crossing, “chief officer of police” includes the
Chief Officer of the British Transport Police.”

Prepared 17th October 2014