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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 14th January 2003

STANDING COMMITTEE D


EXTRADITION BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee of 7th January.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

Mr John BurnettMr Alistair Carmichael

95

Clause     17,     page     7,     line     36,     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

Mr John BurnettMr Alistair Carmichael

94

Clause     17,     page     7,     line     41,     leave out paragraphs (e) and (f).


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

96

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     3,     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr John Burnett
Mr Alistair Carmichael

123

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     4,     leave out from 'retrial' to end of line.

   

Mr John Burnett
Mr Alistair Carmichael

125

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     5,     at end insert—

      '(d) The retrial shall include provision for

      (i) the suspect to recall prosecution witnesses where the prosecution are not obliged to call them again to give evidence,

      (ii) the suspect to call defence witnesses,

      (iii) the same right to publicly funded legal services as any suspect or defendant'.

   

Mr John Burnett
Mr Alistair Carmichael

139

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     5,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   A person shall be deemed to have deliberately absented himself only if evidence has been provided that notice of the proceedings was personally served on that person.'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

97

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     9,     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr John Burnett
Mr Alistair Carmichael

124

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     9,     leave out from 'retrial' to end of line 10.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

98

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   A retrial shall include provision for—

      (a) the suspect to recall prosecution witnesses where the prosecution are not obliged to call them again to give evidence;

      (b) the suspect to call defence witnesses; and

      (c) the same right to publicly funded legal services as any suspect or defendant'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

165

Clause     20,     page     9,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   For the purposes of this section, the judge should not regard as a retrial any retrial not including provision for—

      (a) the suspect to recall prosecution witnesses where the prosecution are not obliged to call them again to give evidence;

      (b) the suspect to call defence witnesses; and

      (c) the same right to publicly funded legal services as any suspect or defendant.'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

Mr John BurnettMr Alistair Carmichael

99

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     20,     after 'decide', insert ', on the evidence before him and on the evidence of his own personal knowledge or based on his own enquiries,'.

   

Mr John Burnett
Mr Alistair Carmichael

140

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     20,     after 'extradition', insert 'hearing and surrender'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

89

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     22,     at end insert 'and must ensure that subsection (4) of the Human Rights Act is complied with both as to the human rights consideration of the extradition proceedings themselves and to the actual return of the person if a decision is made to extradite.'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

33

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     3,     at end insert 'or may decide to proceed with the extradition hearing'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

34

Clause     23,     page     10,     line     14,     at end insert 'or may decide to proceed with the extradition hearing'.


   

Mr John Burnett
Mr Alistair Carmichael

141

Clause     25,     page     10,     line     33,     after '(b)', insert 'where appropriate'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

35

Clause     25,     page     10,     line     34,     at end insert ', or

      (c) order the person's detention for treatment if the person would pose a risk to the public if not detained'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

36

Clause     26,     page     10,     line     38,     leave out 'High Court' and insert 'Court of Appeal'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

37

Clause     27,     page     11,     line     6,     leave out 'High Court' and insert 'Court of Appeal'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

166

Clause     27,     page     11,     line     10,     after '(4)', insert 'or the condition in subsection (4A)'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

38

Clause     27,     page     11,     line     12,     leave out 'appropriate' and insert 'High Court'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

111

Clause     27,     page     11,     line     16,     leave out 'are that' and insert 'include'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

39

Clause     27,     page     11,     line     19,     leave out 'appropriate' and insert 'High Court'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

112

Clause     27,     page     11,     line     22,     at end insert—

      '(d) any other issue which the judge believes should be considered under the principles of habeus corpus.'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

167

Clause     27,     page     11,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   The condition is that the Court is satisfied that the principle of habeas corpus has not been applied properly at first instance.'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

113

Clause     27,     page     11,     line     24,     at end insert 'to take immediate effect as soon as is practicable'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

40

Clause     29,     page     11,     line     39,     leave out 'High Court' and insert 'Court of Appeal'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

115

Clause     29,     page     12,     line     6,     at end insert—

      '(c) and the circumstances of the case are exceptional.'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

41

Clause     30,     page     12,     line     30,     leave out 'High Court' and insert 'Court of Appeal'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

42

Clause     30,     page     12,     line     35,     leave out 'High Court' and insert 'Court of Appeal'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

43

Clause     31,     page     13,     line     1,     leave out 'High Court' and insert 'Court of Appeal'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson
Mr Mark Francois
Mr James Paice
Mr Humfrey Malins

169

Clause     31,     page     13,     line     1,     after 'Court', insert ', or, in Scotland, an Act of Adjournal,'.

 
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