Amendments proposed to the Terrorism Bill - continued House of Commons

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David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

16

Clause     23,     page     23,     line     11,     at end add—

    '(8)   The judicial authority for the extension of any period of detention under Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000 shall be a senior circuit judge.

    (9)   An appeal shall lie from any decision of the judicial authority to a judge of the High Court.'.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

14

Page     21,     line     24,     leave out Clause 23.


   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

12

Clause     24,     page     23,     line     19,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   In Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000, in paragraph 23(1) (grounds on which a review officer may authorise continued detention), at end of paragraph (a) add "but after the expiry of a period of fourteen days detention no further detention shall be authorised solely to obtain evidence by questioning.".'.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

13

Clause     24,     page     23,     line     28,     at end insert 'but after the expiry of a period of fourteen days detention, no further detention shall be authorised solely to obtain evidence by questioning.'.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

17

Clause     24,     page     23,     line     40,     at end add—

    '(6)   The Secretary of State shall, prior to the coming into force of sections 23 and 24, carry out a review of Code C of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act and produce a separate code to cover all detention under the Terrorism Act 2000 lasting for longer than seven days.

    (7)   Such code shall include provision to allow for the questioning of a terrorist suspect after charge, subject to leave being obtained from the judicial authority, and any such questioning shall be treated for all evidential purposes as if it had taken place prior to charge.'.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

15

Page     23,     line     12,     leave out Clause 24.


   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Mr David Heath
Lynne Featherstone
David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

82

Clause     21,     page     19,     leave out lines 7 to 25 and insert—

    '(5A)   The cases in which an organisation promotes or encourages terrorism for the purposes of subsection (5)(c) include any case in which a person whilst acting in the capacity of an officer of that organisation commits an offence under sections 1 or 2 of the Terrorism Act 2005.'.

   

Mr William Cash

53

Page     19,     line     4,     leave out Clause 21.


   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Mr David Heath
Lynne Featherstone

87

Clause     5,     page     7,     line     22,     after 'any', insert 'relevant'.

   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Mr David Heath
Lynne Featherstone

88

Clause     5,     page     7,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '( )   In this section "relevant conduct" means conduct of a description specified in an order made by statutory instrument by the Secretary of State.

    ( )   A statutory instrument containing an order made by the Secretary of State under this section may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.'.


   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

57

Clause     6,     page     7,     line     32,     leave out 'or suspects'.

   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Mr David Heath
Lynne Featherstone

89

Clause     6,     page     7,     line     32,     after 'or', insert 'reasonably'.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

58

Clause     6,     page     8,     line     26,     at end add—

    '(4A)   It shall be a defence to an offence under section 6 (1), for the defendant to show that he reported any suspicion to the police or in the case of an employee to his employer or other person in authority over him.'.


   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Mr David Heath
Lynne Featherstone

42

Clause     8,     page     10,     line     13,     at end add—

    '(7)   It shall be a defence to a charge brought under this section for an accused person to show—

      (a) that he had no reasonable grounds for believing that the place was a place used for terrorist training; or

      (b) that the accused was in the place used for terrorist training for legitimate research purposes.'.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

59

Clause     8,     page     10,     line     14,     at end add—

    (7)   It shall be a defence to an offence under this section for a defendant to show on the balance of probabilities that his attendance at any place used for terrorist training was—

      (a) for the purpose of preventing the instruction or training taking place; or

      (b) for the purpose of gathering information about the instruction or training; or

      (c) involuntary.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Angus Robertson
Mr Alex Salmond
Hywel Williams
Adam Price
Stewart Hosie

64

Page     9,     line     20,     leave out Clause 8.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Angus Robertson
Mr Alex Salmond
Hywel Williams
Adam Price
Stewart Hosie

65

Clause     12,     page     12,     line     28,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The courts shall not regard or refer to an offence of trespass under section 128(1) of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 as a terrorist offence unless they are satisfied that the offence is also an offence under section 5 of this Act.'.

   

Mr Secretary Clarke

100

*Clause     12,     page     12,     line     34,     at beginning insert 'so much of'.

   

Mr Secretary Clarke

101

*Clause     12,     page     12,     line     36,     leave out from 'force' to end of line 42 and insert 'as lies within the outer perimeter of the protection provided for those premises; and

      (b) so much of any other premises of which premises falling within paragraph (a) form a part as lies within that outer perimeter.'.

   

Mr Secretary Clarke

102

*Clause     12,     page     13,     line     11,     at beginning insert 'so much of'.

   

Mr Secretary Clarke

103

*Clause     12,     page     13,     line     13,     leave out from 'force' to end of line 19 and insert 'as lies within the outer perimeter of the protection provided for those premises; and

      (b) so much of any other premises of which premises falling within paragraph (a) form a part as lies within that outer perimeter.'.


   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Mr David Heath
Lynne Featherstone
David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve

Patrick MercerMr Edward Garnier

90

Clause     17,     page     16,     line     3,     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Mr David Heath
Lynne Featherstone
David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve

Patrick MercerMr Edward Garnier

91

Clause     17,     page     16,     line     5,     at end insert 'and

      (c) the action involves harm or the threat of harm to a national of the United Kingdom.'.


   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

104

*Clause     18,     page     16,     line     36,     leave out from 'of' to end of line 37.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

105

*Clause     18,     page     17,     line     1,     leave out from 'of' to 'a' in line 2.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

60

Page     16,     line     34,     leave out Clause 18.


   

Mr Richard Burden
John Austin

33

Clause     20,     page     17,     leave out lines 31 to 33.

   

Mr John Denham
Helen Goodman
Richard Burden
Jon Trickett
Steve McCabe
Tony Lloyd

John BercowDr Evan Harris

69

Clause     20,     page     17,     line     33,     at end add 'but in respect of Clauses 1, 2, 3, 4 and 17 such an action includes any action that is intended to cause death or serious bodily harm to civilians or non-combatants, when the purpose of such act, by its nature or context, is to intimidate the population, or to compel a government or an international organisation to do or to abstain from doing any act.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Alistair Carmichael
Mr David Heath
Lynne Featherstone
David Davis

Mr Dominic GrievePatrick MercerMr Edward Garnier

52

Clause     20,     page     17,     leave out lines 38 and 39.


   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

106

*Clause     25,     page     25,     line     22,     leave out 'or a District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)'.

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Patrick Mercer
Mr Edward Garnier

107

*Clause     25,     page     25,     line     29,     leave out 'or a District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)'.


 
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