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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 5th July 2005

STANDING COMMITTEE D


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

IDENTITY CARDS BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of Consideration Motion to be proposed by Mr Tony McNulty.


Mr Tony McNulty

To move, That the Identity Cards Bill be considered in the following order, namely, Clauses 1 to 3, Schedule 1, Clauses 4 to 45, Schedule 2, New Clauses, New Schedules.


   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

140

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     4,     leave out 'Identity' and insert 'Passport'.

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

141

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     7,     leave out from 'statutory' to end of line 13 and insert 'purpose is to facilitate, by the maintenance of a record of registrable facts about individuals in the United Kingdom to whom passports are issued, a secure and reliable method for registrable facts to be verified for the purposes of issuing passports.'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

1

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     10,     after 'others', insert 'who reasonably require proof'.

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

143

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     14,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

2

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     16,     leave out from beginning to end of line 4 on page 2 and insert—

      '(a) of assistance to the Secretary of State in preventing or detecting terrorist acts in the United Kingdom or elsewhere or otherwise in the interests of national security;

      (b) of assistance to the Secretary of State in preventing or detecting serious crime;

      (c) for the purposes of controlling illegal immigration and enforcing immigration controls; or

      (d) for the purpose of securing proper provision of relevant public services.

    (4A)   For the purposes of subsection (4)—

        "relevant public services" means the public provision of—

          (a) healthcare,

          (b) housing,

          (c) education, and

          (d) social benefits;

            "serious crime" means crime giving rise to an offence triable only on indictment.'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

3

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     17,     leave out 'prevention or'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace
Mr Alistair Carmichael

4

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     17,     after second 'of', insert 'serious'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

5

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     3,     leave out from first 'of' to end of line 4 and insert 'establishing entitlement to a particular public service'.

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

123

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     6,     at end insert 'and

      (b) an address at which he can be contacted.'

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

124

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     7,     leave out paragraphs (b) to (i).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

6

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     8,     leave out 'and elsewhere'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

7

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     10,     leave out paragraph (d).

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

142

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     13,     leave out paragraph (f).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

8

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     14,     leave out paragraph (g).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace
Mr Alistair Carmicaheal

9

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     14,     after 'numbers', insert 'recordable under paragraph 4(1) of Schedule 1'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

10

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     18,     at end insert—

      'but "registrable facts" shall not include criminal convictions or cautions or medical records.'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

11

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     22,     leave out from 'birth' to third 'and'.


   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

12

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     36,     leave out '16' and insert '18'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

13

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     45,     leave out 'the prescribed period' and insert 'a period of 31 days'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

14

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     46,     at end insert 'or'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace
Mr Alistair Carmichael

15

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     2,     leave out from 'period' to end of line 4.

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

187

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     4,     at end insert 'or,

      (d) he is a citizen of an European Union Member State with an approved idenitity document issued by that state.'.

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

125

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     5,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

16

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   Details of any entry made in the Register must be provided to the person in respect of whom the entry is made.'.

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

17

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     15,     leave out subsections (6) and (7).

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

126

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     15,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace
Mr Alistair Carmichael

18

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     20,     at end add—

    '(8)   No draft order containing a provision that the Secretary of State is authorised to make by this section is to be laid before Parliament unless—

      (a) the Secretary of State has prepared and published a report containing a proposal for the making of such provision;

      (b) the report sets out the Secretary of State's reasons for making the proposal;

      (c) the report has been laid before Parliament and each House has approved the proposal contained in the report, either with or without modifications; and

      (d) the draft order gives effect to the proposal so far as approved by both Houses.'.


   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

19

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     25,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

20

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     27,     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

127

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     30,     leave out paragraph (d).

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

128

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     31,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

21

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     38,     leave out 'both practicable and appropriate' and insert 'reasonable'.

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

129

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     41,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Edward Garnier
Patrick Mercer
Mr Tobias Ellwood
Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Ben Wallace

22

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     4,     leave out subsection (4) and insert—

    '(4)   Information which is not personal data, once entered in the Register, may continue to be recorded in the Register for so long as it is necessary for the statutory purposes for it to be so recorded.'.

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

130

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     7,     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron

131

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     9,     leave out subsection (6).

 
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