Amendments proposed to the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

12

Clause     10,     page     6,     line     34,     at end insert—

    '( )   In section 3(2)(fa) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (c.23) (functions of the Director of Public Prosecutions) after "orders under" insert "Sections 5 and 5A of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (Restraining Orders),".'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

42

Clause     10,     page     6,     line     34,     at end insert—

    '( )   On the making of a temporary order, the court shall refer the matter to the appropriate family court for urgent consideration.'.


   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

46

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     8,     leave out first 'the defendant' and insert 'a party to the case'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

47

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     8,     leave out second 'defendant' and insert 'party'.


   

Mr Paul Goggins

57

Clause     12,     page     8,     line     14,     leave out from beginning to 'and' in line 15.


   

Mr Paul Goggins

61

Schedule     1,     page     23,     line     20,     leave out from beginning to the second 'that' in line 23 and insert 'the requirement under Article 49A of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

13

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     27,     at end insert—

          '(5A)   Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (5) the code shall set out provisions to exempt victims of domestic violence and their dependants who are subject to immigration control from any proceedings that may alter their immigration status until such time as the Secretary of State is satisfied no domestic violence, or threat of violence has occurred, or is likely to occur whether or not any criminal proceedings have taken place or are likely to take place with respect to that domestic violence or threat of violence.'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

18

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     33,     at end insert—'"services" means as specified in the code but including protection, personal support, to receive and provide information and to receive explanation.'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

20

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     39,     leave out 'and the Lord Chancellor' and insert the Lord Chancellor and the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses as apppointed under section 25(1).'

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

21

Clause     22,     page     15,     line     5,     leave out 'and the Lord Chancellor' and insert 'the Lord Chancellor and the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses as appointed under section 25(1);'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

19

Clause     22,     page     15,     line     9,     at end insert ', and at the same time

      (c) publish the reasons why he has or has not modified the draft in the light of any such representations'.


   

Mr Paul Goggins

73

*Schedule     4,     page     31,     line     23,     after 'by', insert 'any of these'.

   

Mr Paul Goggins

74

*Schedule     4,     page     31,     leave out lines 27 to 29 and insert—

      '(b) sections [Victims of persons sentenced to imprisonment or detention] to [Victims of persons subject to transfer direction and restriction direction] of that Act (duties of local probation boards in connection with victims of sexual or violent offences).'.


   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

54

Clause     26,     page     16,     line     15,     at end insert—

      '(d) ensure that the Domestic Violence Advocacy Service established under section [Domestic Violence Advocacy Service] is maintained in each local justice area;

      (e) make a report to the Secretary of State on the operation of the Domestic Violence Advocacy Service, and in particular:

      (a) the accessibility of services offered to victims of crime;

      (b) the adequacy of resources made available through the Domestic Violence Advocacy Service Fund for the purposes; and

      (c) any other matters related to the provision of services to victims of domestic violence.'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

30

Clause     29,     page     17,     line     8,     after '28', insert 'and section [Domestic Violence Advocacy Service].'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

4

Schedule     6,     page     36,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '9A   HM Treasury.

    9B   The Cabinet Office.'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

49

Schedule     6,     page     36,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '11A   The Police Service of Northern Ireland'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

50

Schedule     6,     page     36,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '12A   The National Criminal Intelligence Service

    12B   The National Crime Squad'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

51

Schedule     6,     page     36,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '12A   The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Constabulary

    12B   The Ministry of Defence Police'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

52

Schedule     6,     page     37,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '13A   Any authority that is maintaining a body of constables in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

55

Schedule     6,     page     37,     line     13,     after 'court', insert '(including a court martial)'.


   

Mr Paul Goggins

72

*Clause     31,     page     18,     line     7,     leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

      '(b) compliance with sections [Victims of persons sentenced to imprisonment or detention] to [Victims of persons subject to transfer direction and restriction direction];'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

53

Clause     31,     page     18,     line     17,     at end insert—

      '(e) a Member of Parliament for the constituency in which the victim, witness or other person affected by the offences is resident'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

23

Clause     31,     page     18,     line     28,     leave out subsection (7) and insert—

    '(7)   Nothing in this section authorises the making of a disclosure which contravenes the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29).

    (7A)   Notwithstanding subsection (7), any disclosure or processing of information under subsection (1) for the purposes set out in subsection (2) in performance of functions referred to in section 13 shall be deemed to be necessary to be processed for the exercise of any such functions for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, in particular Section 35 (disclosures required by law or made in connection with legal proceedings etc) and schedules 1 (data protection principles), 2 (conditions relevant for the purposes of the first principle: Processing of any personal data) and 3 (conditions relevant for the purposes of the first principle: Processing of sensitive personal data) of that Act'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

35

Clause     31,     page     18,     line     30,     leave out subsection (8) and insert—

    (8)   Nothing in this section authorises the making of a disclosure which contravenes the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29).

    (9)   Notwithstanding subsection (8), any disclosure or processing of information under subsection (1) for the purposes set out in subsection (2) in performance of functions referred to in section 13 shall be deemed to be necessary to be processed for the exercise of any such functions for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, in particular section 35 (disclosures required by law or made in connection with legal proceedings etc) and Schedules 1 (date protection principles), 2 (conditions relevant for the purposes of the first principle: Processing of any personal data) and 3 (conditions relevant for the purposes of the first principle: processing of sensitive personal data) of that Act.'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Hilton Dawson

25

Clause     33,     page     19,     line     30,     at end add—

    '(3)   The Secretary of State may make grants to voluntary organisations under this section for the purpose of providing appropriate protection and support services for children who have suffered impairment due to seeing or hearing ill-treatment of another person. Any payments will be subject to such conditions as he considers appropriate.'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley

36

Clause     33,     page     19,     line     30,     at end add—

    '(3)   The Secretary of State may exempt victims of domestic violence and their dependants who are subject to immigration control from the restriction on public funds to enable them to access emergency accommodation and living costs, and may recover such funds from the sponsor (as defined by section 113 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999) of the victim.'.



 
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