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

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Vera Baird

69

Page     29,     line     38     [Clause     43],     at end insert—

      '(d) Oversee the development and review the implementation of a UK-wide strategic plan of action on violence against women to make explicit the common connections and causes between all crimes of violence against women, with a view to maximising the protection, support and preventative remedies available to such victims and to improve prosecution and conviction rates of such crimes.

      (e) Ensure that the UK-wide strategic plan of action addresses all forms of violence against women including the following areas:

      (i) domestic violence including forced marriage and so called crimes of honour;

      (ii) rape and sexual assault;

      (iii) trafficking and exploitation in the sex industry;

      (iv) female genital mutilation;

      (v) stalking and sexual harassment at work and in public.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

40

Page     30,     line     30     [Clause     45],     leave out 'criminal'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

41

Page     30,     line     35     [Clause     46],     after 'means' insert '(a)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

42

Page     30,     line     35     [Clause     46],     after 'offence' insert ', or

      (b) a victim of anti-social behaviour'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

43

Page     30,     line     36     [Clause     46],     after '(2)' insert '(a)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

44

Page     30,     line     41     [Clause     46],     leave out 'criminal' and insert 'relevant'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

45

Page     31,     line     2     [Clause     46],     leave out 'criminal' and insert 'relevant'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

46

Page     31,     line     4     [Clause     46],     leave out 'criminal' and insert 'relevant'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

47

Page     31,     line     9     [Clause     46],     leave out 'criminal' and insert 'relevant'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

48

Page     31,     line     11     [Clause     46],     leave out 'criminal' and insert 'relevant'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

49

Page     31,     line     13     [Clause     46],     leave out 'criminal' and insert 'relevant'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

50

Page     31,     line     14     [Clause     46],     after '(4) insert '— (a)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

51

Page     31,     line     16     [Clause     46],     after 'proceedings' insert—

      '(b) a person is a defendant in relation to any other relevant proceedings if he might be, has been or might have been the subject of an order made in those proceedings.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

52

Page     31,     line     16     [Clause     46],     at end insert—

    '(7)   In subsections (4) to (6) "relevant proceedings" means—

      (a) criminal proceedings;

      (b) proceedings of any other kind in respect of anti-social behaviour.

    (8)   For the purposes of this section—

      (a) "anti-social behaviour" means behaviour by a person which causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as the person;

      (b) a person is a victim of anti-social behaviour if the behaviour has caused him harassment, alarm or distress and he is not of the same household as the person who engages in the behaviour.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

21

Page     74,     line     32     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

     '12A The National Criminal Intelligence Service.

     12B The National Crime Squad.'.


   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley
Simon Hughes

2

Page     75,     line     3     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

    '( ) The Police Service of Northern Ireland'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley
Simon Hughes

3

Page     75,     line     3     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

    '( ) The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Constabulary'.

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Simon Hughes

4

Page     75,     line     3     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

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

   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley
Simon Hughes

6

Page     75,     line     14     [Schedule     9],     after 'court', insert '(including a court martial)'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

53

Page     32,     line     7     [Clause     48],     after 'victims' insert 'of offences or anti-social behaviour'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

54

Page     32,     line     7     [Clause     48],     after 'witnesses' insert 'of offences or anti-social behaviour'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

55

Page     32,     line     8     [Clause     48],     after 'offences' insert 'or anti-social behaviour'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

56

Page     32,     line     29     [Clause     49],     after first 'offences' insert 'or anti-social behaviour'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

57

Page     32,     line     29     [Clause     49],     after second 'offences' insert 'or anti-social behaviour'.


   

Vera Baird

64

Page     33,     line     15     [Clause     50],     at end insert—

    '(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.'.


   

Vera Baird

60

Page     80     [Schedule     10],     leave out lines 35 to 37 and insert—

    '(4A) A court considering whether to make an occupation order shall also consider whether to exercise the power conferred by subsection (2)(b) and, whenever violence has been used or threatened, or where there is a risk of significant harm to the applicant or any relevant child, must use the power conferred by subsection (2)(b) to make a non-molestation order.'.


   

Mr David Heath
Sandra Gidley
Simon Hughes

20

Page     86,     line     7     [Schedule     11],     at end insert—

'Criminal Justice Act 1925
(c. 86)
Section 41'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

58

Page     36     [Clause     56],     leave out line 28.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve

68

Page     37,     line     8     [Clause     56],     at end insert—

       'This subsection does not apply to the amendment in paragraph 60 of Schedule 10 (which accordingly extends to England and Wales only)'.'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [14TH JUNE 2004]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill [Lords]:

Committal

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

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 6th July 2004.

    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 one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

    6.   Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply 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.


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, CRIME AND VICTIMS BILL [LORDS] (PROGRAMME) (No.2)

That the programme order of 14th June 2004 in relation to the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill [Lords] be varied as follows—

Consideration and Third Reading

    1.   Paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order shall be omitted.

    2.   Proceedings on consideration shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the following Table.

    3.   The proceedings shown in the first column of the Table shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the second column of the Table.


TABLE
Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings
New Clauses, New Schedules and amendments to Clauses 1 to 15

Two and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion for this Order
Amendments to Clauses 16 to 21 and Schedule 1Four and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion for this Order
Amendments to Clauses 22 to 24, Schedule 2, Clauses 25 and 26, Schedule 3, Clause 27, Schedule 4, Clauses 28 and 29, Schedule 5, Clauses 30 and 31, Schedule 6, Clauses 32 to 41, Schedule 7, Clause 42, Schedule 8, Clauses 43 to 47, Schedule 9, Clauses 48 to 52, Schedules 10 and 11, Clause 53, Schedule 12, Clauses 54 to 57 and remaining proceedings on the BillFive and half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion for this Order

    4.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on the day on which proceedings on consideration are commenced.


 
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