Amendments proposed to the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

5

Clause     25,     page     11,     line     40,     at end insert 'in relation to funds put at its disposal'.


   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

6

Clause     26,     page     13,     line     1,     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Dr Jenny Tonge

82

*Clause     26,     page     13,     leave out lines 1 to 3.


   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound
Mr Lembit ÖpikDr Jenny Tonge

7

Clause     30,     page     15,     line     42,     leave out 'have regard to' and insert 'comply with'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Dr Jenny Tonge

84

*Clause     30,     page     15,     line     45,     leave out 'participation' and insert 'co-operation'.


   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Dr Jenny Tonge

85

*Clause     33,     page     16,     line     37,     after 'him', insert 'and the Board'.


   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

8

Clause     35,     page     17,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '(3) No person shall serve as a member of the police service reserve on a full time basis four years after the entry into force of this subsection.

    (4) The Secretary of State may by order extend the period mentioned in subsection (3) if he is satisfied that there are compelling reasons related to the protection of public safety and public order in Northern Ireland to do so.

    (5) Before making an order under subsection (4), the Secretary of State shall consult—

      (a) the Board;

      (b) the Chief Constable.'.


   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

9

Clause     36,     page     17,     line     39,     after 'individuals', insert 'and their traditions and beliefs consistent with a free and democratic society governed by the rule of law'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

10

Clause     36,     page     17,     line     41,     at end add—

    '(2) Every member of the police force already attested as a constable shall make the declaration in subsection (1).

    (3) The Secretary of State may make regulations regarding the making of the declaration required under subsection (2) and any related matters.'.


   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Dr Jenny Tonge

86

*Clause     42,     page     20,     leave out lines 20 to 33.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

11

Clause     42,     page     20,     line     30,     leave out '10' and insert '2'.


   

Mr John Hulme
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

12

Clause     43,     page     20,     line     43,     leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert—

    '(2) Where subsection (3) applies, the Secretary of State may in relation to appointments on any occasion under section 37 by order permit the appointment of an odd or even number of persons of whom:

      (a) fewer than one half are persons who are treated as Roman Catholic, or

      (b) fewer than one half are persons who are not so treated

    but only insofar as is necessary to appoint the number of police service trainees which the Chief Constable requires.

    (3) This subsection applies where the Secretary of State is satisfied that were appointments on any occasion made in compliance with subsection (1), the number of police service trainees which the Chief Constable requires could not be appointed.

    (3A) Before making an order under subsection (2), the Secretary of State shall consult:

      (a) the Board;

      (b) the Chief Constable; and

      (c) the Equality Commission.

    (3B) Where on any occasion the Secretary of State makes an order under subsection (2), on every subsequent occasion that it is possible to do so while appointing the number of police service trainees required by the Chief Constable on those occasions, the Secretary of State shall by order permit the appointment of an odd or even number of persons of whom:

      (a) fewer than one half are persons who are treated as Roman Catholic, or

      (b) fewer than one half are persons who are not so treated

    as appropriate, until such time as among the aggregate of all appointments made by orders under subsection (2) and under this subsection:

      (a) half are persons who are treated as Roman Catholic, and

      (b) half are persons who are not so treated.'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Dr Jenny Tonge

88

*Clause     43,     page     21,     leave out lines 31 to 38.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Dr Jenny Tonge

87

*Page     20,     line     37,     leave out Clause 43.


   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

13

Clause     44,     page     22,     line     12,     leave out 'third' and insert 'tenth'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

14

Clause     44,     page     22,     line     20,     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Dr Jenny Tonge

89

*Page     22,     line     5,     leave out Clause 44.


   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

15

Clause     47,     page     24,     line     1,     leave out 'in response to a request under subsection (3)'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

16

Clause     47,     page     24,     line     2,     after 'information' insert 'regarding his registrable associations'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

17

Clause     47,     page     24,     leave out lines 6 to 14 and insert—

      '(a) shall issue a request under subsection (3) to every member of the police force not less than once every three years;

      (b) shall update information received under this section where the person to whom it relates informs the Chief Constable that there has been a change in his registrable associations;

      (c) shall retain information received under this section until three years after the person to whom it relates has ceased to be a member of the police force;

      (d) each year shall supply the Ombudsman with information as to any registrable associations of every member of the police force obtained by him.'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

18

Clause     47,     page     24,     line     21,     leave out 'in the case of information relating to a senior officer'.


   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

19

Clause     48,     page     25,     line     6,     leave out 'Chief Constable' and insert 'Board'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

20

Clause     48,     page     25,     line     9,     leave out 'Chief Constable' and insert 'Board'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

21

Clause     48,     page     25,     line     11,     leave out 'Board' and insert 'Chief Constable'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

23

Clause     48,     page     25,     line     13,     after 'State;', insert—

      '(a) the Ombudsman;

      (b) the Human Rights Commission;'.

   

Mr Lembit Öpik
Dr Jenny Tonge

90

*Clause     48,     page     25,     line     13,     after 'State;', insert—

      '( ) the Human Rights Commission;

      ( ) the Equality Commission;.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

22

Clause     48,     page     25,     line     16,     leave out 'Chief Constable' and insert 'Board'.


   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

24

Clause     49,     page     25,     line     18,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'Board'.

   

Mr John Hume
Mr Seamus Mallon
Mr Eddie McGrady
Mr Kevin McNamara
Dr Norman A. Godman
Mr Stephen Pound

25

Clause     49,     page     25,     line     22,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'Board'.

 
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