Amendments proposed to the Armed Forces Discipline Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

34

Clause     6,     page     26,     line     31,     leave out 'judicial' and insert 'duty'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

35

Clause     6,     page     29,     line     2,     leave out 'judicial' and insert 'duty'.


   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

36

Clause     7,     page     29,     line     13,     leave out second 'Judicial' and insert 'Duty'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

37

Clause     7,     page     29,     line     14,     leave out 'Judge Advocate General' and insert 'Commanding Officer'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

38

Clause     7,     page     29,     line     20,     leave out from first 'has' to end of line 24 and insert 'served for at least five years as a Warrant Officer or above in any of the Forces and has undergone the training of dealing with accused in custody and court-martial'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

39

Clause     7,     page     29,     line     26,     leave out second 'Judicial' and insert 'Duty'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

40

Clause     7,     page     29,     line     27,     leave out 'Chief Naval Judge Advocate' and insert 'Commanding Officer'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

41

Clause     7,     page     29,     line     33,     leave out from first 'has' to end of line 37 and insert 'served for at least five years as a Warrant Officer or above in any of the Forces and has undergone the training of dealing with accused in custody and court-martial'.


   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

42

Clause     8,     page     30,     line     18,     leave out 'judicial' and insert 'duty'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

43

Clause     8,     page     31,     line     2,     leave out 'judicial' and insert 'duty'.


   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

44

Page     32,     line     6,     leave out Clause 11.


   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

45

Clause     16,     page     36,     line     20,     after first 'a', insert 'warrant officer or'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

46

Clause     16,     page     37,     line     15,     after 'is', insert 'a warrant officer or'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

47

Clause     16,     page     38,     line     10,     after 'is', insert 'a warrant officer or'.


   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

49

Clause     18,     page     39,     line     39,     at end insert 'solely on grounds of misconduct of the Commanding Officer in the hearing of the facts or where the Commanding Officer has made an error of law'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

48

Clause     18,     page     40,     line     10,     at end insert 'solely on grounds of misconduct of the Commanding Officer in the hearing of the facts or where the Commanding Officer has made an error of law.'.

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

50

Clause     18,     page     40,     line     12,     leave out 'fourteen' and insert 'seven'.


   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

51

Clause     28,     page     47,     line     10,     at end insert 'and after the enactment of a Bill to provide for the establishment of a tri-service discipline as currently provided for under the Army Act 1955, the Air Force Act 1955 and the Naval Discipline Act 1957'.

   

Dr Lewis Moonie

52

Clause     28,     page     47,     line     16,     leave out subsection (4).


NEW CLAUSES

Legal Aid

   

Mr Robert Key
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1) After section 75K of the Army Act 1955 there is inserted—

      "75L Legal aid for advice, assistance and representation, shall be available for anyone in military custody or being interviewed by Services Police outside England and Wales as it is for anyone in England and Wales and section 47(6) of the Legal Aid Act 1988 shall be construed accordingly".

    (2) After section 75K of the Air Force Act 1955 there is inserted—

      "75L Legal aid for advice, assistance and representation, shall be available for anyone in air force custody or being interviewed by Services Police outside England and Wales as it is for anyone in England and Wales and section 47(6) of the Legal Aid Act 1988 shall be construed accordingly".

    (3) After section 47L of the 1957 Act there is inserted—

      "47M Legal aid for advice, assistance and representation, shall be available for anyone in Naval custody or being interviewed by Services Police outside England and Wales as it is for anyone in England and Wales and section 47(6) of the Legal Aid Act 1988 shall be construed accordingly".'.


Custodial officers

   

Mr Crispin Blunt

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1) After section 75M of the Army Act 1955 there is inserted—

"Custodial officers.75N.—(1) Custodial officers shall be appointed for the purposes of the Act by the General Officer Commanding.

    (2) Custodial officers shall be commissioned officers who have been trained in dealing with accused persons kept in military custody or subject to court-martial proceedings."

    (2) After section 75M of the Air Force Act 1955 there is inserted—

"Custodial officers.75N.—(1) Custodial officers shall be appointed for the purposes of this Act by the Air Officer Commanding.

    (2) Custodial officers shall be commissioned officers who have been trained in dealing with accused persons kept in air-force custody or subject to court-martial proceedings."

    (3) After section 75N of the 1957 Act there is inserted—

"Custodial officers.75O.—(1) Custodial officers shall be appointed for the purposes of this Act by the Admiral Commanding.

    (2) Custodial officers shall be commissioned officers who have been trained in dealing with accused persons kept in naval custody or subject to court-martial proceedings.".'.


 
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