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Friday 20th June 2003


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CONSIDERATION OF BILL

ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR BILL, AS AMENDED


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

62

Page     1,     line     8     [Clause     1],     after 'A', insert 'B or C'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

63

Page     1,     line     9     [Clause     1],     leave out 'and' and insert 'or'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

65

Page     3,     line     3     [Clause     2],     after 'A', insert 'B or C'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

64

Page     3,     line     3     [Clause     2],     at end insert 'or'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

66

Page     3,     line     4     [Clause     2],     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

67

Page     3,     line     5     [Clause     2],     at end insert 'or'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

68

Page     3,     line     6     [Clause     2],     leave out paragraph (c).


   

Annette Brooke
Matthew Green
Simon Hughes

92

Page     6,     line     37     [Clause     9],     after 'constable', insert 'or authorised person'.


   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

69

Page     8,     line     2     [Clause     11],     at end insert—

       'and Class B and Class C controlled drugs which are Class B and Class C drugs within the meaning of that Act'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

30

Page     8,     line     27     [Clause     11],     leave out subsection (10) and insert—

    '( )   A person is the owner of premises if either of the following paragraphs applies to him—

(a) he is a person (other than a mortgagee not in possession) who is for the time being entitled to dispose of the fee simple in the premises, whether in possession or in reversion;

(b) he is a person who holds or is entitled to the rents and profits of the premises under a lease which (when granted) was for a term of not less than three years.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois
Annette Brooke

Matthew GreenSimon Hughes

10

Page     10,     line     28     [Clause     13],     leave out 'immoral and'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois
Annette Brooke

Matthew GreenSimon Hughes

11

Page     10,     line     31     [Clause     13],     leave out 'immoral or'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

12

Page     11,     line     4     [Clause     13],     at end insert—

    '153D     Injunction against breach of tenancy agreement

    (1)   This section applies if a relevant landlord applies for an injunction against a tenant in respect of the breach or anticipated breach of a tenancy agreement on the grounds that the tenant—

(a) is engaging or threatening to engage in conduct that is capable of causing nuisance or annoyance to any person, or

(b) is allowing, inciting or encouraging any other person to engage or threaten to engage in such conduct.

    (2)   The court may proceed under subsection (3) or (4) if it is satisfied—

(a) that the conduct includes the use or threatened use of violence, or

(b) that there is a significant risk of harm to any person.

    (3)   The court may include in the injunction a provision prohibiting the person in respect of whom it is granted from entering or being in—

(a) any premises specified in the injunction;

(b) any area specified in the injunction.

    (4)   The court may attach a power of arrest to any provision of the injunction.

    (5)   Tenancy agreement includes any agreement for the occupation of residential accommodation owned or managed by a relevant landlord.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

13

Page     11,     line     6     [Clause     13],     leave out '153C' and insert '153D'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

14

Page     11,     line     27     [Clause     13],     leave out from 'landlord' to end of line 29 and insert 'for the purposes of section 153D'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

15

Page     11,     line     40     [Clause     13],     leave out from 'lease' to end of line 41 and insert 'which (when granted) was for a term of not less than three years'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

16

Page     12,     line     7     [Clause     13],     after '153C(3)', insert 'or 153D(4)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

17

Page     12,     line     12     [Clause     13],     after '153C(3)', insert 'or 153D(4)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

18

Page     12,     line     14     [Clause     13],     after '153C(3)', insert 'or 153D(4)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

19

Page     12,     line     17     [Clause     13],     after '153C(3)', insert 'or 153D(4)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

20

Page     12,     line     19     [Clause     13],     after '153C(3)', insert 'or 153D(4)'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois
Annette Brooke

Matthew GreenSimon Hughes

21

Page     13,     line     17     [Clause     14],     leave out 'immoral or'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett
Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois
Annette Brooke

Matthew GreenSimon Hughes

22

Page     14,     line     18     [Clause     14],     leave out 'immoral or'.


   

Annette Brooke
Matthew Green
Simon Hughes

95

*Page     45,     line     2     [Schedule     1],     leave out 'of the dwelling-house' and insert 'under section 143E'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

75

Page     45,     line     39     [Schedule     1],     leave out from 'possession' to end of line 40 and insert 'if it is satisfied

(a) that conduct under section 153A or 153B of the Housing Act 1996 has taken place since the making of the demotion order and

(b) that the procedure under sections 143E and 143F has been followed.

   

Annette Brooke
Matthew Green
Simon Hughes

96

*Page     45     [Schedule     1],     leave out lines 39 and 40 and insert—

    '(2)   The court must make an order for possession under this section if it is satisfied—

(a) that the tenant or a person residing in or visiting the dwelling house has engaged or threatened to engage in conduct to which section 153A or 153B of the Housing Act 1996 (anti-social behaviour or use of premises for immoral or unlawful purposes) applies, and

(b) the procedure under sections 143E and 143F has been followed.'.


   

Annette Brooke
Matthew Green
Simon Hughes

91

Page     46,     line     3     [Schedule     1],     after 'unless', insert—

'(a) the grounds for possession are related to anti-social behaviour;

(b) the landlord has made attempts to resolve the problem of anti-social behaviour with the tenant and any family by liaising with other agencies if necessary; and'.

(c) .'.

   

Mr Oliver Letwin
Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr Mark Francois

61

Page     46,     line     9     [Schedule     1],     at end insert—

       'including evidence of further conduct under section 153A or section 153B of the Housing Act 1996 which has taken place since the making of the demotion order.'.


   

Annette Brooke
Matthew Green
Simon Hughes

97

*Page     51,     line     20     [Schedule     1],     at end insert—

    '(2)   In section 84 (grounds and orders for possession) after subsection (4) there is inserted the following—

    "(5)   For the purposes of this section—

(a) secure tenancies include demoted tenancies within the meaning of section 143A of the Housing Act 1996;

(b) secure tenants demoted tenants within the meaning of that section.".'.


   

Annette Brooke
Matthew Green
Simon Hughes

94

*Page     15,     line     20     [Clause     15],     at end insert—

       'In the Housing Act 1988 (c. 50) at the end of section 21 there is inserted the following subsection—

    "(8)   No order for possession under subsection (1) or (4) may be made in relation to a dwelling-house let on a tenancy to which section 20B above applies unless the court is satisfied that the tenant or a person residing in or visiting the dwelling house has engaged or threatened to engage in conduct to which section 153A or 153B of the Housing Act 1996 (anti-social behaviour or use of premises for immoral or unlawful purposes) applies.".'.


 
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