Amendments proposed to the Hunting Bill - continued House of Commons

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Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

171

Clause     34,     page     13,     line     25,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'pest control'.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

69

Clause     35,     page     14,     line     21,     leave out 'prescribed animal welfare bodies' and insert 'animal welfare standing committee'.


   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

172

Clause     38,     page     15,     line     10,     leave out 'hunts' and insert 'controls pests with dogs'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

173

Clause     38,     page     15,     line     12,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'controlling pests with dogs'.

   

Andrew George

248

Clause     38,     page     15,     line     14,     after 'registration', insert 'and for six months after the end of the registration'.

   

Andrew George

249

Clause     38,     page     15,     leave out lines 16 to 18.


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART 2

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.'.


Effect of codes of practice

   

Mr Peter Luff
Lembit Öpik

NC8

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Failure by a person to comply with a code of practice shall not of itself make him liable to criminal or civil proceedings.

    (2)   In exercising a function under this Part the registrar or the Tribunal may take into account—

      (a) a code of practice;

      (b) a failure to comply with a code of practice.

    (3)   A code of practice—

      (a) shall be admissible in evidence in criminal or civil proceedings, and

      (b) shall be taken into account by a court or tribunal in any case in which it appears to the court or tribunal to be relevant.'.


Application to Wales

   

Hywel Williams

NC13

To move the following Clause:—

       'In application to Wales, this Part, except section 9 (1), has effect as if for any reference to the Secretary of State there were substituted a reference to the National Assembly for Wales.'.


   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

117

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     6,     after 'registered' insert 'for the purpose of pest control'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

2

Page     1,     line     3,     leave out Clause 1.


   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

118

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     8,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'pest control with dogs'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

119

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     9,     leave out 'Hunting' and insert 'Controlling pests with dogs'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

77

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     11,     leave out 'the' and insert 'one or more'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

78

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     11,     after 'species', insert 'to be'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

79

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     12,     after 'area', insert 'or areas'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

80

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     12,     leave out second 'the' and insert 'it is intended that'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

120

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     12,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'activity to control pests'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

81

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     12,     leave out 'takes' and insert 'may take'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

121

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     13,     leave out 'Hunting' and insert 'Pest control with dogs'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

122

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     14,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'pest control'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

93

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     14,     at end insert 'and'.

   

Andrew George

260

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     15,     leave out 'at least one' and insert 'each'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

82

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     17,     leave out 'the' and insert 'one or more'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

83

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     17,     after 'species', insert 'to be'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

123

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     17,     leave out 'hunted' and insert 'to be controlled'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

76

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     18,     leave out from 'place' to end of line 20.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

84

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     18,     after 'area', insert 'or areas'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

85

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     18,     leave out second 'the' and insert 'it is intended that'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

124

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     18,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'pest control'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Hugo Swire
Gregory Barker

86

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     18,     leave out 'takes' and insert 'may take'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Rob Marris
Peter Bradley

125

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     19,     leave out 'hunting' and insert 'pest control'.

   

Andrew George

261

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     21,     leave out subsection (3).

   

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'.

 
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