Amendments proposed to the Courts Bill [܃f4lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

99

Clause     93,     page     45,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '( )   Serious misconduct shall be an intentional or reckless act that materially contributes to the delay or abandonment of a trial which thereby causes costs to be incurred.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

105

Clause     98,     page     50,     leave out from beginning of line 20 to end of line 17 on page 51.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

106

Clause     98,     page     50,     line     23,     at end insert 'save that this provision does not apply to any case in which the injuries involved occurred prior to the date on which the provisions of this Part of the Act comes into force.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

108

Clause     98,     page     50,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '( )   An order under this section shall apply only to cases in which it is admitted or proved to be a significant prospect of serious deterioration, or development of a serious further medical complication affecting the relevant party involved, which is admitted or proved to be consequent from the act or omission which gives rise to relevant cause of action, as identified by the medical evidence before the court.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

107

Clause     98,     page     50,     leave out lines 42 and 43.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

26

Clause     100,     page     54,     line     22,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Prime Minister'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

100

Clause     100,     page     55,     line     5,     at end insert 'and have regard to his recommendations made as a consequence of that consultation.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

25

Clause     101,     page     55,     line     25,     after 'Court', insert 'or a barrister'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

103

Clause     107,     page     59,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '( )   An order under subsection (3) shall not be made until a draft has been laid before both Houses of Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

104

Clause     107,     page     59,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '( )   This section shall cease to have effect at the end of one year beginning with the date on which it comes into force.'.


   

Christopher Leslie

23

Clause     110,     page     59,     line     28,     leave out subsection (2).


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

47

Clause     36,     page     17,     line     12,     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

48

Clause     36,     page     17,     line     13,     at end insert 'and

      (c) provided with training as a fines officer by the Lord Chancellor.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

49

Clause     36,     page     17,     line     34,     leave out subsection (8).

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

50

Clause     36,     page     17,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(9)   The Lord Chancellor may by order make fines collections regulations.

    (10)   No order may be made under this section unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

51

Schedule     3,     page     66,     line     28,     at end insert—

    '( )   For the avoidance of doubt, where this Schedule applies, the court may reserve to itself any case which shall not then be subject to enforcement through the fines collection scheme.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

52

Schedule     3,     page     66,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '( )   After a collection order has been made the court may require the fines officer identified in it under the provisions of sub-paragraph (2)(a) to report back to the court at any time required by the court which has made the collection order.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

53

Schedule     3,     page     69,     line     8,     leave out from 'determined' to end of line 9 and insert 'by the court at the time of setting the initial terms of the collection order.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

54

Schedule     3,     page     69,     line     10,     leave out sub-paragraph (4).

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

55

Schedule     3,     page     70,     line     38,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   For the avoidance of doubt any action taken to enforce a clamping order shall not be licensable conduct for the purposes of the Private Security Industry Act 2001 (c 12).'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

56

Schedule     3,     page     70,     line     39,     after 'except', insert 'by a court and'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

57

Schedule     3,     page     73,     line     22,     at end insert ', and

      ( ) has been notified to the court which imposed the fine.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

101

Clause     106,     page     58,     line     4,     after '(3)', insert 'or under section 93 (award of costs against third parties)'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

102

Clause     106,     page     58,     leave out line 21.


NEW CLAUSES

Interpretation of sections 52 and 53

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       'In sections 52 and 53 the term "any person" does not include judges, barristers, solicitors and justices of the peace who are present in, or seeking to enter, a court building for the purposes of their duties.'.


Court of Appeal: Attorney General's power to refer unduly lenient sentences

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Nick Hawkins
Angela Watkinson

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

       'In section 35(3) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33) (scope of Part IV) after paragraph (b)(ii) there is inserted—

       "; or

      (iii) for an offence under section 9 of the Theft Act 1968 (c. 60) (burglary).".'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [9th JUNE 2003]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Courts Bill [Lords]—

Committal

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Standing Committee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 10th July 2003.

    3.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion five and a half hours after their commencement.

    5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion six and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on consideration.

    6.   Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not aply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

    7.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further message from the Lords) may be programmed.


 
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