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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 8th November 2005

 

Standing Committee Proceedings

 

Standing Committee E

 

Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill


 

Mr Shaun Woodward

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

during proceedings on the Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill the Standing

 

Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 8th

 

November) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 8th November;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 10th November;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 10th November.

 


 

Mr Gregory Campbell

 

Negatived on division  4

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  13,  leave out ‘2008’ and insert ‘2012’.

 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Mr Christopher Fraser

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Not called  6

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  13,  at end insert ‘and may by order extend that period for

 

further consecutive periods of twelve months.’.

 

Mr Gregory Campbell

 

Not called  5

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  3,  leave out ‘2008’ and insert ‘2012’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

S.C.E.Standing Committee Proceedings: 8th November 2005          

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Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Mr Christopher Fraser

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Withdrawn  9

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

section 75(6) (trial on indictment, non-scheduled offences)’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Lorely Burt

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Withdrawn  1

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(fa)    

section 108 (evidence);’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Mr Christopher Fraser

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Withdrawn  7

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  18,  at end add—

 

‘(6)    

The Secretary of State may, by order, following consultation with the Lord Chief

 

Justice of Northern Ireland, determine that a specific case falling under a

 

scheduled offence, shall be subject to trial by jury.

 

(7)    

In such a case, section 75(8) of the Terrorism Act 2000 shall not apply.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 4 and 5 Agreed to.

 


 

New Clauses

 

Mode of trial on indictment

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Lorely Burt

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Not selected  NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 75(1) of the Terrorism Act 2000 (Mode of trial on indictment) after

 

“court”, insert “, consisting of three judges,”.’.

 



 
 

S.C.E.Standing Committee Proceedings: 8th November 2005          

55

 

Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mode of trial on indictment (No. 2)

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Lorely Burt

 

Withdrawn  NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Section 75 of the Terrorism 2000 Act (mode of trial on indictment) shall be

 

amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After subsection (1), insert—

 

“(1A)    

The court shall consist of three judges of the Crown Court.”.’.

 


 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Mr Christopher Fraser

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Not called  8

 

Schedule,  page  5,  line  8,  at end insert—

 


 

‘Section 75(6).’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Lorely Burt

 

Not called  3

 

Schedule,  page  5,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

‘Section 108’.

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Bill to be reported.

 


 
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