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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 27th January 2005

 

Standing Committee F

 

Drugs Bill

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Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

9

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  leave out ‘18’ and insert ‘16’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

28

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  leave out ‘18’ and insert ‘criminal responsibility’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

30

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the offender intended to supply controlled drugs to a person under the age

 

of 16.’.

 

Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

12

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  16,  after ‘aggravated’, insert ‘and must state the portion of a

 

sentence being imposed that relates to this aggravation’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  18,  after ‘school’, insert ‘youth club, skate park, arcade or

 

bowling alley’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

25

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  18,  leave out ‘at a relevant time’ and insert ‘at any time’.

 

Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

17

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  18,  after ‘time’, insert ‘or involved the supply of controlled


 
 

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Drugs Bill, continued

 
 

drugs to a person under the age of 16.’.

 

Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

10

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  21,  leave out ‘18’ and insert ‘16’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

26

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  leave out subsection (5).

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

2

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  5,  leave out subsection (6).

 

Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

11

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  9,  leave out ‘requests’ and insert ‘requires or causes’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

29

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  9,  leave out ‘requests’ and insert ‘intends to use or uses’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

3

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  12,  after ‘cash’, insert ‘, or items intended to be exchanged

 

for their monetary value,’.

 

Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

14

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  12,  after ‘cash’, insert ‘or other consideration’.

 

Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

15

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  13,  after first ‘cash’, insert ‘or other consideration’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

4

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  13,  after first ‘cash’, insert ‘, or items intended to be

 

exchanged for their monetary value,’.


 
 

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Drugs Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Mark Oaten

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

16

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  13,  after second ‘cash’, insert ‘or other consideration’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

5

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  13,  after second ‘cash’, insert ‘, or items intended to be

 

exchanged for their monetary value,’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

6

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  18,  after ‘cash’, insert ‘, or items intended to be exchanged

 

for their monetary value,’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

7

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(g)    

any goods which are intended to be exchanged in the place of cash.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

27

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  37,  leave out from ‘above)’ to end of subsection and insert

 

‘will apply upon Royal Assent’.

 

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Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

31

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  3,  leave out subsection (4B).

 

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Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

32

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  31,  leave out ‘the appropriate’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

33

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  34,  after ‘inform’, insert ‘in writing’.


 
 

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Drugs Bill, continued

 
 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

34

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  12,  leave out from ‘draw’ to end of line and insert ‘any

 

appropriate inferences from the refusal’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

35

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

a prison officer’.

 

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Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

36

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  22,  leave out from ‘officer’ to ‘has’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

37

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  25,  leave out ‘a Class A’ and insert ‘or can be reasonably

 

suspected to have swallowed any controlled drug’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

40

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  25,  at end insert ‘within 3 hours of the authorisation by that

 

officer’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

38

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  26,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

39

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  29,  leave out ‘(or both)’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

41

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

a purpose built facility for carrying out searches authorised under this

 

legislation’.

 

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Drugs Bill, continued

 
 

John Mann

 

18

 

Clause  7,  page  8,  line  34,  after ‘A’, insert ‘or class B’.

 

John Mann

 

19

 

Clause  7,  page  9,  line  3,  after ‘A’, insert ‘or class B’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

8

 

Clause  7,  page  9,  line  9,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

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John Mann

 

20

 

Clause  9,  page  11,  line  14,  after ‘person’, insert ‘, who may be his GP,’.

 

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John Mann

 

21

 

Clause  10,  page  12,  line  17,  after ‘a’, insert ‘GP or other’.

 

John Mann

 

22

 

Clause  10,  page  12,  line  26,  after ‘assessor’, insert ‘and his GP’.

 

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John Mann

 

23

 

Clause  21,  page  21,  line  8,  leave out ‘A’ and insert ‘C’.

 

John Mann

 

24

 

Clause  21,  page  21,  line  9,  leave out ‘A’ and insert ‘C’.

 

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Drugs Bill, continued

 
 

New Clauses

 

Inclusion of khat as a Class A drug

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (c. 38) (Class A drugs),

 

in paragraph 1, insert at the appropriate place—

 

“Khat which contains cathinone or cathine.”.’.

 

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Treatment

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Any person convicted of a drugs offence must submit to a drugs treatment

 

programme.’.

 

 

Order of the House [Tuesday 18th January 2005]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Drugs Bill:

 

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 Thursday 3rd February 2005.

 

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.

 

Programming Committee

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming Committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.


 
 

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Drugs Bill, continued

 
 

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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