Amendments proposed to the Postal Services Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     73,     line     24,     after 'Commission' insert ', the Competition Commission'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     73,     line     48,     leave out ', in' and insert 'for'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     73,     line     49,     after 'enactment' insert 'or of facilitating the carrying out by any enforcing authority (within the meaning of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978) of any function under a relevant statutory provision (within the meaning of that Order)'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     74,     line     22,     at end insert—

      '( ) the Independent Television Commission,'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     74,     line     25,     leave out 'Supply' and insert 'Services'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     74,     line     45,     at end insert—

      '( ) the Broadcasting Act 1990,'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     75,     line     1,     at end insert—

      '( ) the Broadcasting Act 1996,'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     75,     line     9,     at end insert—

      '( ) the EC Competition Law (Articles 88 and 89) Enforcement Regulations 1996,'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     6,     page     75,     line     18,     at end insert—

      '( ) included in, or made public as part of, a report on a reference under section (References to the Competition Commission),'.


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     7,     page     76,     line     9,     at end insert—

'Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c.46)

    . In section 11 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (jurisdiction over certain offences committed outside Scotland), after subsection (4) there shall be inserted—

            "(5) Where a person in any part of the United Kingdom outside Scotland—

            (a) steals or attempts to steal any mail-bag or postal packet in the course of its transmission by post, or any of the contents of such a mail-bag or postal packet; or

            (b) in stealing or with intent to steal any such mail-bag or postal packet or any of its contents commits any robbery, attempted robbery or assault with intent to rob,

            he is guilty of the offence mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) as if he had committed it in Scotland and shall be liable to be prosecuted, tried and punished there without proof that the offence was committed there.

            (6) Any expression used in subsection (5) and in the Postal Services Act 2000 has the same meaning in that subsection as it has in that Act.".'


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     8,     page     76,     column     3,     leave out lines 17 and 18 and insert—




'Sections 50 to 53.'


Mr Alan Johnson


Schedule     8,     page     78,     line     8,     at end insert—

    'NOTE: The repeal of section 52 of the Post Office Act 1953 (which extends only to Scotland) does not affect any liability at common law in respect of any offence described in that section.'

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