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Amendment Paper as at
Friday 12th May 2000

CONSIDERATION OF BILL


LICENSING (YOUNG PERSONS) BILL, AS AMENDED

NEW CLAUSE

Report to Parliament

   

Mr Eric Forth

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    ' Three years after the commencement of this Act the Secretary of State shall report to Parliament on the effectiveness of the Act in fulfilling its purposes.'.


   

Mr Barry Gardiner

20

Page     1,     line     8     [Clause     1],     after 'in' insert 'or from'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

54

Page     1,     line     8     [Clause     1],     after 'in' insert 'or through'.

   

Maria Eagle

5

Page     1,     line     9     [Clause     1],     after 'he' insert 'knowingly'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

19

Page     1,     line     9     [Clause     1],     after 'sells' insert 'or offers for sale or otherwise supplies, whether for payment or not,'.

   

Maria Eagle

6

Page     1     [Clause     1],     leave out lines 11 to 14.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

21

Page     1,     line     13     [Clause     1],     leave out 'had no reason to suspect that the person was under' and insert 'believed the person to be over'.

   

Maria Eagle

7

Page     1     [Clause     1],     leave out lines 15 to 19.

   

Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Russell Brown

22

Page     1,     line     17     [Clause     1],     leave out 'some other person' and insert 'an employee or agent'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

23

Page     1,     line     18     [Clause     1],     leave out 'all due' and insert 'reasonable'.

   

Mr Keith Darvill

52

Page     1,     line     19     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '(3A) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (1) of this section to show that the person under eighteen produced evidence at the time of sale purportedly showing him to be eighteen or over.'.

   

Jane Griffiths

24

Page     1,     line     23     [Clause     1],     after 'in' insert 'or from'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

55

Page     1,     line     23     [Clause     1],     after 'in' insert 'or through'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Russell Brown

15

Page     1,     line     24     [Clause     1],     leave out 'knowingly'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

58

Page     1,     line     24     [Clause     1],     after 'allows' insert 'or facilitates'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Russell Brown

26

Page     1,     line     24     [Clause     1],     leave out 'person' and insert 'employee or agent'.

   

Maria Eagle

9

Page     1,     line     24     [Clause     1],     after 'sell' insert ', or is recklessly indifferent as to whether any person sells,'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

25

Page     1,     line     24     [Clause     1],     after 'sell' insert 'or offer for sale or otherwise supply, whether for payment or not,'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Russell Brown

27

Page     1,     line     26     [Clause     1],     leave out 'Subsection (1) of this section applies to' and insert 'In this section "employee" means'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

28

Page     1,     line     27     [Clause     1],     after first 'in' insert 'or from'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

56

Page     1,     line     27     [Clause     1],     after first 'in' insert 'or through'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Russell Brown

16

Page     1,     line     28     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '(2A) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (1) of this section to prove that he had no reason to suspect that the person was under eighteen.

    (2B) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (1) of this section to prove that he exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of an offence under that subsection.'.


   

Mr Eric Forth

57

Page     2,     line     4     [Clause     1],     after 'in' insert 'or through'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

29

Page     2,     line     4     [Clause     1],     leave out 'or'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

30

Page     2,     line     4     [Clause     1],     after 'buy' insert 'or otherwise obtain'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

31

Page     2,     line     7     [Clause     1],     leave out 'or'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

32

Page     2,     line     7     [Clause     1],     after 'buy' insert 'or otherwise obtain'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

59

Page     2,     line     10     [Clause     1],     after 'bar' insert 'or similar facility'.

   

Mr Barry Gardiner

33

Page     2,     line     14     [Clause     1],     leave out 'had no reason to suspect that the person was under' and insert 'believed the person to be over'.

   

Maria Eagle
Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Russell Brown

8

Page     2     [Clause     1],     leave out lines 17 to 25.

   

Jane Griffiths

34

Page     2,     line     20     [Clause     1],     leave out 'sixteen' and insert 'fifteen'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Russell Brown

51

Page     2,     line     21     [Clause     1],     after 'porter' insert 'wine, made wine, perry'.

   

Mr Andrew Miller

91

Page     2,     line     21     [Clause     1],     after 'porter', insert ', wine'.

   

Jane Griffiths

35

Page     2,     line     21     [Clause     1],     leave out 'or cider' and insert ', cider or wine'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

61

Page     2,     line     21     [Clause     1],     leave out 'or cider' and insert ', cider or liqueur chocolates'.

   

Mr Andrew Miller

89

Page     2,     line     24     [Clause     1],     leave out from 'premises' to end of line 25 and insert 'determined as appropriate by the licensing justices'.

   

Mr Andrew Miller

88

Page     2,     line     24     [Clause     1],     leave out from 'premises' to end of line 25.

   

Jane Griffiths

36

Page     2,     line     25     [Clause     1],     leave out 'usually'.

   

Jane Griffiths

37

Page     2,     line     27     [Clause     1],     leave out 'in a bar'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

60

Page     2,     line     27     [Clause     1],     after 'bar' insert 'or similar facility'.

   

Maria Eagle

10

Page     2,     line     30     [Clause     1],     leave out 'knowingly'.

   

Maria Eagle

17

Page     2,     line     30     [Clause     1],     after 'knowingly' insert 'or recklessly'.

   

Maria Eagle

11

Page     2,     line     36     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '(4) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (2) of this section, where he is charged by reason of his own act, to prove that he had no reason to suspect that the person was under eighteen.

    (5) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (2) of this section, where he is charged by reason of the act or default of some other person, to prove that he exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of an offence under that subsection.'.

   

Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Russell Brown

12

Page     2,     line     36     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '(4) Proceedings may be instituted against a person to whom this section applies whether or not proceedings have been instituted against the person who sold the intoxicating liquor to a person under eighteen.'.

   

Mr Andrew Miller

90

Page     2,     line     36     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '(4) No offence is committed under this section if the person is over sixteen and the intoxicating liquor is served with a meal in the licensed premises in which it was purchased.'.

 
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