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Amendment Paper as at
Monday 17th July 2000

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

FOOTBALL (DISORDER) BILL

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

40

*Clause     1,     page     1,     line     10,     after 'where', insert 'there has been previously a conviction for an offence involving violence or any other relevant offence and'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler
Mr Roger Gale

20

Clause     1,     page     1,     leave out lines 17 to 20.


   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

24

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     14,     leave out from 'under' to 'may' in line 16 and insert 'this Act'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

25

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     19,     leave out subsection (5).


   

Mr Roger Gale

31

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(2) In particular, there shall be funded in full out of money provided by Parliament—

      (i) sufficient additional police officers to secure the enforcement of these measures, and

      (ii) sufficient additional stipendiary magistrates to ensure that those detained under the provisions of this Act may be heard within two hours of detention'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

1

Clause     5,     page     2,     line     34,     leave out 'one year' and insert 'six months'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

2

Clause     5,     page     2,     line     40,     leave out 'four years' and insert 'eighteen months'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

22

Clause     5,     page     2,     line     40,     leave out 'four' and insert 'two'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

23

Clause     5,     page     2,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(5) Before an order is made under subsection (4) above, the Secretary of State shall lay before both Houses of Parliament a report on the working of this Act in the previous twelve months.

    (6) The Secretary of State shall appoint an individual or individuals in order to produce a report under subsection (5).'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

3

Schedule     1,     page     4,     line     15,     at end insert '; but this shall not include any regulated football matches which form part of any qualifying or pre-qualifying stages of such a competition.'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins

12

Schedule     1,     page     5,     line     25,     leave out from 'has' to end of line 26 and insert ', within the previous 2 years,'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins

13

Schedule     1,     page     5,     line     25,     leave out from 'has' to end of line 28 and insert ', within the previous 2 years, been convicted of an offence of violence (not including domestic violence) or disorder in the United Kingdom or elsewhere.'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

26

Schedule     1,     page     5,     line     27,     leave out 'caused or contributed to any violence or disorder' and insert 'been convicted of an offence involving violence or any other relevant offence'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

27

Schedule     1,     page     5,     line     28,     after 'or', insert 'caused or contributed to any violence or disorder'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

41

*Schedule     1,     page     5,     line     28,     at end insert—

    '(2A) A conviction under subsection (2) above does not include a spent conviction'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins

14

Schedule     1,     page     5,     line     32,     after 'proved', insert 'to the criminal standard'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins

15

Schedule     1,     page     5,     line     38,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins

16

Schedule     1,     page     5,     line     41,     at end insert ', but not including domestic violence'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins

17

Schedule     1,     page     5,     leave out lines 49 and 50.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie BallardMr John BurnettBob Russell
Mr Richard LivseyMr Paul Tyler

4

Schedule     1,     page     6,     line     2,     leave out from 'football' to end of line 5 and insert—

    '(3A) In this Part, "violence" and "disorder" are limited to conduct which constitutes a crime under the law of any part of the United Kingdom, or conduct which, if committed outside the United Kingdom, would constitute a crime under the law of any part of the United Kingdom if committed in any part of the United Kingdom.'.

   

Sir Nicholas Lyell
Mr David Davis

29

Schedule     1,     page     6,     line     2,     leave out from 'football' to end of line 5.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

5

Schedule     1,     page     6,     line     48,     at end insert—

    '(3A) If there are exceptional circumstances relating to the imposition of the requirement referred to in subsection (3) above, the court must state what the circumstances are in open court and give its reasons for not imposing the requirement.'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Jackie Ballard
Mr John Burnett
Bob Russell
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Paul Tyler

21

Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     4,     leave out from beginning to end of line 21 on page 10.

   

Sir Nicholas Lyell
Mr David Davis

28

Schedule     1,     page     9,     leave out lines 5 to 19.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

32

*Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     6,     after 'match', insert 'outside England and Wales.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

42

*Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     7,     leave out from 'tournament' to end of line 12 and insert 'if a constable in uniform—

      (a) has reasonable grounds for suspecting that the condition in section 14B(2) above is met in the case of a person present before him, and

      (b) has reasonable grounds to believe that making a banning order in his case would help to prevent violence or disorder at or in connection with any regulated football matches'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

7

Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     8,     leave out 'If it appears to a constable in uniform' and insert 'If a constable in uniform has reasonable grounds to believe'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

6

Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     9,     after 'him', insert '(being behaviour which the constable has reasonable grounds to believe constitutes a criminal offence under the law of England and Wales)'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

33

*Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     14,     leave out 'until he has decided whether or not' and insert 'for such time as is reasonably necessary for him to ascertain whether or not it is necessary'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

36

*Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     15,     at end insert 'if authorised to do so by an officer of at least the rank of superintendent'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

37

*Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     15,     at end insert 'and shall give the person his reasons for detaining him in writing.'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

43

*Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     19,     leave out '24' and insert 'four hours or, with the authority of an officer of at least the rank of inspector, six'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

38

*Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     19,     leave out '24 hours' and insert '12 hours'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Peter Luff

34

*Schedule     1,     page     9,     line     19,     at end insert '; and the grounds for, and continued necessity of, such detention shall be reviewed by an officer of at least the rank of superintendent every three hours, and by a chief officer of police after 12 hours.'.

 
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