Amendments proposed to the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords], As Amended - continued House of Commons

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As an Amendment to Mr Secretary Murphy's proposed New Schedule (NS2) (Belfast No. 2):—

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

(a)

Line     49,     leave out 'shall' and insert 'may'.


   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

48

Page     10,     line     12,     leave out Clause 13.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

49

Page     10,     line     17     [Clause     13],     after 'practicable', insert 'and so far as is consistent with sub-paragraph (1B) below'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

50

Page     10,     line     18     [Clause     13],     at end insert 'in terms of ethnicity, gender, religion and age'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

51

Page     10,     line     18     [Clause     13],     at end insert—

    '(1B)   In appointing independent members of a DPP the Board shall in so far as practicable appoint persons who are representative of business or trade unions or have expertise in community safety matters.'.

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

77

Page     10,     line     19,     leave out Clause 14.


   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

60

Page     16,     line     1,     leave out Clause 23.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

61

Page     16,     line     9     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

      '(d) the information would, or would be likely to, prejudice the prevention or detection of crime or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders.'.

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

84

Page     16,     line     9     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

      '(d) the information would, or would be likely, to prejudice on-going police investigations or operations.'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

62

Page     16,     line     16     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

      '(d) the inquiry would, or would be likely to, prejudice the prevention or detection of crime or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders.'.

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

85

Page     16,     line     16     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

      '(d) the information would, or would be likely, to prejudice on-going police investigations or operations.'.


   

Mr Secretary Murphy

30

Page     15,     line     29     [Clause     22],     leave out 'and (1B)' and insert 'to (1E)'.

   

Mr Secretary Murphy

31

Page     15     [Clause     22],     leave out lines 31 to 42 and insert—

    '"(1A)   The Board shall constitute a committee of its members for the purposes mentioned in sub-paragraph (1B) if—

      (a) the Chief Constable informs the Board that he wishes to supply information to a committee of the Board under section 59(4D),

      (b) the Secretary of State informs the Board that he proposes to modify a requirement to submit a report under section 59(1) for the purpose mentioned in section 59(4A)(b), or

      (c) a person who is conducting or has conducted an inquiry under section 60, or who is assisting or has assisted in the conduct of such an inquiry, informs the Board that he wishes to disclose information to a committee of the Board under section 74A(5).

    (1B)   The purposes are—

      (a) handling information supplied to the committee by the Chief Constable under section 59;

      (b) handling information supplied to it by a person who is conducting or has conducted an inquiry under section 60 or by a person who is assisting or has assisted in the conduct of such an inquiry.

    (1C)   The Board may not constitute a committee of its members for the purposes mentioned in sub-paragraph (1B) if a committee of its members has already been constituted for those purposes under sub-paragraph (1) or (1A).

    (1D)   A committee constituted under sub-paragraph (1) or (1A) for the purposes mentioned in sub-paragraph (1B) shall consist of 7 members of the Board.

    (1E)   The members of a committee constituted under sub-paragraph (1) or (1A) for the purposes mentioned in sub-paragraph (1B)—'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

59

Page     15,     line     31     [Clause     22],     leave out 'shall' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

83

Page     15,     line     46     [Clause     22],     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr Secretary Murphy

32

Page     15,     line     46     [Clause     22],     at end insert—

    '(4)   In section 77(1) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (interpretation) at the appropriate place insert—

       ""special purposes committee" means a committee constituted by the Board under paragraph 24(1) or (1A) of Schedule 1 for the purposes mentioned in paragraph 24(1B) of that Schedule;".'.


   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

52

Page     12,     line     1,     leave out Clause 18.

   

Mr Secretary Murphy

9

Page     12,     line     4     [Clause     18],     after 'information', insert 'and documents'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

56

Page     12,     line     8     [Clause     18],     leave out 'it appears to the Chief Constable that'.

   

Mr Secretary Murphy

10

Page     12,     line     9     [Clause     18],     after 'information', insert 'is—

      (a) information the disclosure of which would be likely to put an individual in danger, or

      (b) information which'.

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

78

Page     12,     line     10     [Clause     18],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   Subsection (1) does not require the Chief Constable to supply any information to the Board if it appears to the Chief Constable that the information ought not to be disclosed on the grounds that it would, or would be likely to, prejudice on-going police investigations and operations.'.

   

Mr Secretary Murphy

11

Page     12     [Clause     18],     leave out lines 11 to 17.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

53

Page     12,     line     14     [Clause     18],     at end insert 'or is information that would or be likely to, prejudice the prevention or detection of crime or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders'.

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

79

Page     12,     line     14     [Clause     18],     at end insert 'or would, or would be likely to, prejudice on-going police investigations or operations'.

   

Mr Secretary Murphy

12

Page     12,     line     18     [Clause     18],     leave out 'or the committee'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

57

Page     12,     line     19     [Clause     18],     leave out 'in his opinion'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

58

Page     12,     line     20     [Clause     18],     after 'would', insert 'in his opinion'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

54

Page     12,     line     21     [Clause     18],     leave out 'or'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

55

Page     12,     line     23     [Clause     18],     at end insert 'or

      (c) information that would, or would be likely to, prejudice the prevention or detection of crime or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders.'.

   

Mr Secretary Murphy

13

Page     12,     line     26     [Clause     18],     leave out 'or the committee'.

   

Mr Secretary Murphy

14

Page     12,     line     27     [Clause     18],     leave out 'recipient of the information' and insert 'Board'.


   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

38

Page     6,     line     10,     leave out Clause 9.

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

70

Page     6,     line     13     [Clause     9],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   In subsection (2) at the beginning insert 'Except where subsection (2A) applies

    (1B)   After subsection (2) insert—

      "(2A) Subsection (2) shall not apply where a longer period for the purposes of (2)(b) is not agreed by the Chief Constable and the Board.

      (2B) Where there is no agreement between the Chief Constable and the Board for the purposes of (2)(b) a report shall be made within a longer period as may be determined by Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary.".'.

   

Mr Quentin Davies
Mr John Taylor
Mr David Wilshire

71

Page     6,     line     19     [Clause     9],     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The Chief Constable may refer to the Secretary of State a requirement to submit a report under subsection (1) if it appears to the Chief Constable that a report in compliance with the requirement would contain information that ought not to be disclosed because it would, or would be likely, to prejudice on-going police investigations and operations.'.

   

Mr David Trimble
Lady Hermon

39

Page     6,     line     20     [Clause     9],     leave out subsection (3).

 
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