Amendments proposed to the Hunting Bill - continued House of Commons

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Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

126

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     21,     leave out 'Hunting' and insert 'Pest control with dogs'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

127

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     1,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'pest control'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

92

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     1,     at end insert 'and'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

87

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     4,     leave out 'the' and insert 'one or more'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

88

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     4,     after 'species', insert 'to be'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

128

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     4,     leave out 'hunted' and insert 'to be controlled'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

89

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     after 'area', insert 'or areas'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

90

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     leave out second 'the' and insert 'it is intended that'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

129

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'pest control'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

91

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     leave out 'takes' and insert 'may take'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

71

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     leave out from 'place' to end of line 7.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

3

Page     1,     line     8,     leave out Clause 2.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

4

Clause     3,     page     2,     leave out lines 15 and 16.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

72

Page     2,     line     13,     leave out Clause 3.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

46

Schedule     1,     page     21,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '( )   to ground nesting birds,'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

47

Schedule     1,     page     21,     line     21,     at end insert—

    '( )   by the spread of disease,'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

48

Schedule     1,     page     21,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '( )   flushing birds from cover for sport, or

    ( )   for the purposes of a field trial.'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

49

Schedule     1,     page     21,     line     23,     leave out subparagraph (3).

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

50

Schedule     1,     page     21,     line     30,     leave out 'two' and insert 'forty'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

73

Schedule     1,     page     22,     line     1,     leave out paragraphs 2 and 3.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

51

Schedule     1,     page     22,     line     1,     leave out paragraphs 2 to 6.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

74

Schedule     1,     page     22,     line     20,     leave out paragraph 5.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

52

Schedule     1,     page     22,     line     21,     at beginning insert 'Stalking or'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

53

Schedule     1,     page     22,     line     21,     after 'cover', insert 'or below ground'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

54

Schedule     1,     page     23,     line     11,     after 'be', insert 'orphaned'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

55

Schedule     1,     page     23,     line     13,     after 'mammal's', insert 'starvation or'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

56

Schedule     1,     page     23,     line     14,     leave out subparagraph (4).


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

5

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     18,     leave out 'knowingly' and insert 'expressly'.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

6

Clause     5,     page     2,     line     24,     leave out 'It is a defence for' and insert 'The prosecution must show that'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

7

Clause     5,     page     2,     line     24,     delete from 'in' to the end of line 27, and insert 'undertaking the conduct to which the charge relates was hunting a wild mammal.'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

130

Clause     5,     page     2,     line     26,     after 'registered' and insert 'for the purpose of pest control'.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

8

Page     2,     line     28,     leave out Clause 6.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

10

Clause     7,     page     2,     leave out line 34.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

70

Clause     7,     page     2,     line     34,     at end insert 'or'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

11

Clause     7,     page     2,     line     35,     leave out from 'event' to end of line 37.

   

Mr Andrew George

116

Clause     7,     page     2,     line     36,     after '(d)', insert 'knowingly'.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

12

Clause     7,     page     3,     line     6,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'coursing'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

9

Page     2,     line     31,     leave out Clause 7.


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART 1

Hunting wild mammals

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

NC1

To move the following Clause:

       'The Government shall issue licences in pursuance of Schedule (Licences) to those individuals and groups who wish to hunt a wild mammal. A person who takes part in hunting without such a licence will be committing an offence.'.


Register of licensed individuals and groups

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

       'The Secretary of State shall maintain a register of those hunts and individuals licensed to hunt under section (Hunting wild mammals), together with the terms of the license issued to them, which shall be open to public inspection.'.


Hunting wild mammals (No. 2)

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

       'The Government shall issue licences to those individuals and groups who wish to hunt a wild mammal. A person who takes part in hunting without a licence shall commit an offence.'.


Codes of practice

   

Mr Peter Luff
Lembit Öpik

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

       'The test for registration is the observance of a code of practice.'.


Publication of codes of practice

   

Mr Peter Luff
Lembit Öpik

NC6

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The registrar shall prepare and publish codes of practice, each dealing with a particular kind of registered hunting.

    (2)   The registrar shall prepare and publish one or more codes of practice dealing with hare coursing.

    (3)   The registrar shall—

      (a) review and revise each code from time to time, and

      (b) publish each revised code.'.


Content of codes of practice

   

Mr Peter Luff
Lembit Öpik

NC7

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Each code of practice must in the registrar's opinion be designed to—

      (a) improve or protect animal welfare,

      (b) protect the safety of members of the public, and

      (c) discourage trespass.

    (2)   Each code of practice must, in particular—

      (a) specify things which registered hunts should or should not do, permit or cause to be done,

      (b) include provision about obtaining permission for hunting or coursing from land-owners, and

      (c) include provision about the manner in which hunted animals are killed.

    (3)   The registrar shall ensure that provision is made in each relevant code of practice about each of the practices mentioned in subsection (4), either—

      (a) declaring that the practice should not be engaged in, or

      (b) providing that the practice should be engaged in only subject to specified conditions or in specified circumstances.

    (4)   The practices are—

      (a) autumn or cub hunting,

      (b) digging out or bolting wild mammals which have gone to ground,

      (c) stopping up earths and refuges,

      (d) providing artificial earths and refuges,

      (e) interfering with the flight of a wild mammal during a hunt, and

      (f) hunting a hind which is with its calf.

    (5)   Provision under subsection (3)(b) about digging out must include provision about obtaining permission from land-owners.

    (6)   Provision under subsection (3)(b) about digging out or bolting must be designed to minimise the time during which dogs are used below ground.'.

 
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