Amendments proposed to the Asylum and Immigration (treatment of Claimaints, Etc.) Bill, - continued House of Commons

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Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     6,     line     15     [Clause     6],     leave out from 'country' to end of line 16.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     6     [Clause     6],     leave out from beginning of line 17 to 'make' in line 18 and insert—

    '(4)   This section also applies to failure by the claimant to'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     6,     line     19     [Clause     6],     leave out from 'decision' to 'unless' in line 20.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     6     [Clause     6],     leave out from beginning of line 22 to 'make' in line 23 and insert—

    '(5)   This section also applies to failure by the claimant to'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     6,     line     24     [Clause     6],     leave out from 'provision' to 'unless' in line 25.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     6,     line     26     [Clause     6],     leave out 'the person' and insert 'he'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     7,     line     4     [Clause     6],     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     7,     line     6     [Clause     6],     at end insert—

       ', and

      (g) a decision to take action in relation to a person in connection with extradition from the United Kingdom,'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     7,     line     10     [Clause     6],     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     7,     line     11     [Clause     6],     at end insert—

       ', and

      (d) a provision of the Extradition Act 1989 (c. 33) or 2003 (c. 41),'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     7     [Clause     6],     leave out line 21.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     7,     line     45     [Clause     6],     at end insert—

    '( )   This section shall not prevent a deciding authority from determining not to believe a statement on the grounds of behaviour to which this section does not apply.'.


   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr David Heath

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Page     15,     line     34     [Clause     15],     at beginning insert 'Subject to subsection (1A),'.

   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr David Heath

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Page     15,     line     39     [Clause     15],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Secretary of State may not require any such action to be taken until after the final determination of all proceedings concerning a person or a dependent family member in relation to—

      (a) an asylum claim made under the Refugee Convention;

      (b) a claim made under the European Convention on Human Rights;

      (c) an application for leave to remain under the provisions of the Immigration Acts and Rules;

      (d) an application for leave to remain under a published policy concession;

      (e) any other application under consideration by the Secretary of State.'.


   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr David Heath

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Page     16,     line     15     [Clause     15],     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Where a person is charged with an offence under subsection (3) above, and relies on a defence of reasonable excuse, if the person adduces evidence which is sufficient to raise an issue with respect to the matter, the court or jury shall assume that the defence is satisfied unless the prosecution proves beyond reasonable doubt that it is not.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     16,     line     19     [Clause     15],     leave out 'six' and insert 'twelve'.

   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr David Heath

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Page     16,     line     34     [Clause     15],     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr David Heath

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Page     16,     line     41     [Clause     15],     at end insert 'and

       "specified action" in subsection (1) means only those requirements set out in subsection (2)(a) to (h).'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     16,     line     42     [Clause     15],     leave out subsection (8) and insert—

    '(8)   While sections 11 and 12 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c.33) continue to have effect, the reference in subsection (7)(c) above to Schedule 3 to this Act shall be treated as including a reference to those sections.'.

   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr David Heath

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Page     16,     line     43     [Clause     15],     leave out 'with specified modifications'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     16,     line     45     [Clause     15],     at end insert—

    '( )   In so far as subsection (3) extends to England and Wales, subsection (4)(b) shall, until the commencement of section 154 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44) (increased limit on magistrates' power of imprisonment), have effect as if the reference to twelve months were a reference to six months.

    ( )   In so far as subsection (3) extends to Scotland, subsection (4)(b) shall have effect as if the reference to twelve months were a reference to six months.

    ( )   In so far as subsection (3) extends to Northern Ireland, subsection (4)(b) shall have effect as if the reference to twelve months were a reference to six months.'.

   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr David Heath

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Page     16,     line     45     [Clause     15],     at end insert—

    '(9)   The Secretary of State shall, before commencement of this section, and thereafter from time to time as he made decide necessary, publish detailed guidance on the interpretation and implementation of subsections (2)(a) to (h).

    (10)   Guidance issued under subsection (9) shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     4,     line     26     [Clause     4],     leave out 'or'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     4,     line     30     [Clause     4],     at end insert—

       ', or

      (d) he is requested or induced to undertake any activity, having been chosen as the subject of the request or inducement on the grounds that—

      (i) he is mentally or physically ill or disabled, he is young or he has a family relationship with a person, and

      (ii) a person without the illness, disability, youth or family relationship would be likely to refuse the request or resist the inducement.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     4,     line     34     [Clause     4],     leave out 'six' and insert 'twelve'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     5,     line     22     [Clause     5],     at end insert—

    '( )   At the end of paragraph 4 of Schedule 4 to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (lifestyle offences: Scotland: people trafficking) add "or under section 4 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (exploitation)".'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     5,     line     32     [Clause     5],     at end insert—

    '( )   In so far as section 4 extends to England and Wales, subsection (5)(b) shall, until the commencement of section 154 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44) (increased limit on magistrates' power of imprisonment), have effect as if the reference to twelve months were a reference to six months.

    ( )   In so far as section 4 extends to Northern Ireland, subsection (5)(b) shall have effect as if the reference to twelve months were a reference to six months.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     5,     line     32     [Clause     5],     at end insert—

    '( )   In so far as section 4 extends to Scotland, subsection (5)(b) shall have effect as if the reference to twelve months were a reference to six months.'.


   

Mr Hilton Dawson
Annabelle Ewing
Mr Mark Oaten
Mr David Heath
Mr Neil Gerrard
Mr Robert Marshall-Andrews

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Page     8,     line     5,     leave out Clause 7.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins
Angela Watkinson

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Page     8,     line     23     [Clause     7],     leave out 'has' and insert 'and his legal representative have'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins
Angela Watkinson

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Page     8,     line     25     [Clause     7],     leave out '14' and insert '28'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins
Angela Watkinson

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Page     8,     line     31     [Clause     7],     after 'address', insert 'and to his legal representative'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins
Angela Watkinson

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Page     8,     line     34     [Clause     7],     at end insert 'by up to 7 days'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     8,     line     40     [Clause     7],     after 'of', insert 'a provision of'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     8,     line     41     [Clause     7],     after '2002', insert 'other than paragraph 7A'.

 
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