Amendments proposed to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill - continued House of Commons

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Extension of representation rights of Police Federation


Mr Andrew Mitchell
Mr Jonathan Djangoly
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Browne


*To move the following Clause:—

       'In the Police Act 1996 (c. 16), section 59 (Police Federations) is amended as follows. After subsection (8) insert—

    "(9) The Secretary of State may by regulations extend the scope of those persons who may be represented by the Police Federation for England and Wales, to such other class of persons employed in the police service in England and Wales as the Secretary of State may determine, subject to the agreement of the Police Federation.

      (13) Regulations under subsection (9) may contain such supplementary and transitional provisions as appear to the Secretary of State to be appropriate.

      (14) Before making any regulations under the section the Secretary of State shall consult the three central committees of the Police Federation, sitting together as a joint committee.

      (15) A statutory instrument containing regulations under subsection (8) shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of resolution of either House of Parliament.".'.


That the following provisions shall apply to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill:


    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 Thursday 20th January.

    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 the interruption on that day.

Programming Committee

    6.   Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings to a consideration and Third Reading.

Programming of proceedings

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

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