Amendments proposed to the Hunting Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

3

Page     3,     line     41     [Clause     10],     at end insert—

    '(4)   The Secretary of State shall give guidance to the registrar as to the relative cruelty of—

      (a) trapping and ensnaring,

      (b) gassing,

      (c) poisoning,

      (d) shooting with a rifle by day,

      (e) shooting with a rifle by night,

      (f) shooting with a shotgun by day,

      (g) shooting with a shotgun by night,

      (h) shooting with an airgun, and

      (i) killing by dogs.'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe

46

Page     3,     line     41     [Clause     10],     at end insert—

    '(3)   The third test of registration in respect of the proposed hunting of wild mammals is that the practice will not be engaged in on more than one day each hundred years, the day to be selected by the registrar.'.


   

Hywel Williams

103

*Page     4,     line     2     [Clause     11],     at end insert—

    '( )   As regards Wales, the National Assembly for Wales shall appoint a person ("the registrar") to maintain a register in Wales for the purposes of this Act.'.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

50

Page     4,     line     17     [Clause     11],     at end insert—

    '(7)   In either of the circumstances mentioned in subsection (8) the Secretary of State may appoint a person to exercise a function of the registrar.

    (8)   Those circumstances are—

      (a) where the registrar is unable to act or unavailable, and

      (b) where the registrar asks the Secretary of State to make an appointment under subsection (7).'.

   

Hywel Williams

104

*Page     4,     line     19     [Clause     12],     leave out 'a Hunting Tribunal' and insert 'separate Hunting Tribunals serving England and Wales.'.

   

Mr Peter Luff
Lembit Öpik
Kate Hoey

41

Page     4,     line     25,     leave out Clause 13.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

4

Page     4     [Clause     13],     leave out lines 30 and 31.


   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

51

Page     5,     line     27     [Clause     16],     at end insert—

    '( )   Where an applicant is younger than 18 years of age, the application must be countersigned by a parent or guardian.'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

14

Page     5,     line     27     [Clause     16],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   When an applicant is younger than 18 years of age, his application must be countersigned by a parent or guardian.'.


   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

52

Page     6,     line     36     [Clause     18],     after 'registration', insert 'by virtue of section 35 or 36(1) or (2)'.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

23

Page     7,     line     16     [Clause     19],     leave out from beginning to 'he' in line 19 and insert 'The registrar shall grant the application unless'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

24

Page     7,     line     40     [Clause     19],     leave out subsection (5).


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

25

Page     8,     line     2     [Clause     19],     leave out 'or (5)'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

26

Page     8,     line     5     [Clause     19],     leave out '29 or 30' and insert '(Conditions of registration)'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

39

Page     8,     line     8     [Clause     20],     leave out from '16' to first 'the' in line 9.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

27

Page     8,     line     18     [Clause     21],     leave out from beginning to second 'the' in line 21 and insert 'The Tribunal shall grant the application unless'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

28

Page     8,     line     24     [Clause     21],     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

29

Page     8,     line     30     [Clause     21],     leave out 'or (4)'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

30

Page     8,     line     34     [Clause     21],     leave out '29 or 30' and insert '(Conditions of registration)'.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

40

Page     9,     line     11     [Clause     24],     leave out from beginning to 'information' in line 14 and insert 'any'.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

60

Page     9,     line     14     [Clause     24],     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

31

Page     9,     line     16     [Clause     24],     leave out '29 or 30' and insert '(Conditions of registration)'.

   

Hywel Williams

105

*Page     9,     line     23     [Clause     25],     at end insert—

    '( )   shall, in Wales, make provision for a Welsh language version of the register to be made available for inspection by the public at all reasonable times, and'.


   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

61

Page     10,     line     14     [Clause     27],     after 'of', insert 'a three-year'.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

62

Page     10,     line     16     [Clause     27],     leave out 'finally determined' and insert 'determined by the registrar'.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

63

Page     10,     line     16     [Clause     27],     at end insert—

    '( )   In subsection (3) 'three-year registration' means a registration which—

      (a) has effect for a period of three years, or

      (b) in the case of a registration that has already been renewed, has been renewed for a period of three years.'.

   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

32

Page     10,     line     31,     leave out Clauses 29 to 31.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

64

Page     10,     line     35     [Clause     29],     leave out 'captured' and insert 'caught'.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

65

Page     10,     line     36     [Clause     29],     at end insert—

      '( ) in particular, that where a wild mammal is caught each dog used in the hunting is brought under sufficiently close control to ensure that it does not prevent or obstruct achievement of the objective in paragraph (a),'.


   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

66

Page     11,     line     9     [Clause     29],     at end insert—

    '(6)   The fifth condition is that where the registered individual hunts in reliance on the registration—

      (a) he has with him such evidence of the registration as may be prescribed by the Secretary of State by regulations, and

      (b) he makes the evidence immediately available for inspection by a constable, or an inspector appointed by a prescribed animal welfare body, who asks to see it.'.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

67

Page     11,     line     14     [Clause     30],     leave out 'captured' and insert 'caught'.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

68

Page     11,     line     15     [Clause     30],     at end insert—

      '( ) in particular, that where a wild mammal is caught each dog used in the hunting is brought under sufficiently close control to ensure that it does not prevent or obstruct achievement of the objective in paragraph (a),'.

   

Secretary Margaret Beckett
Alun Michael

69

Page     11,     line     44     [Clause     30],     at end insert—

    '(7)   The sixth condition is that where hunting is carried out in reliance on the registration—

      (a) at least one registered individual participating in the hunt has with him such evidence of the registration as may be prescribed by the Secretary of State by regulations, and

      (b) the evidence is made immediately available for inspection by a constable, or an inspector appointed by a prescribed animal welfare body, who asks to see it.'.


   

Mr James Gray
Mr Henry Bellingham
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr James Paice
Mr Peter Atkinson [R]

33

Page     12,     line     9     [Clause     32],     leave out '29' and insert '(Conditions of registration)'.

 
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