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Report Stage Proceedings: 14th November 2005            

155

 

Violent Crime Reduction Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  46

 

Page  31,  line  12  [Clause  30],  at beginning insert ‘(1)’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  47

 

Page  31,  line  14  [Clause  30],  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

In proceedings against a person for an offence under this section it shall

 

be a defence for him to show that the only premises into or across which

 

the missile was fired were premises the occupier of which had consented

 

to the firing of the missile (whether specifically or by way of a general

 

consent).’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  48

 

Page  31,  line  18  [Clause  30],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

after that subsection insert—

 

“(1A)    

In proceedings against a person for an offence under subsection

 

(1) it shall be a defence for him to show that the only premises

 

into or across which the missile was fired were premises the

 

occupier of which had consented to the firing of the missile

 

(whether specifically or by way of a general consent).”.’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  49

 

Page  31,  line  35  [Clause  31],  leave out from ‘a’ to end of line 36 and insert ‘cap-

 

type primer designed for use in metallic ammunition for a firearm.’.

 


 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  50

 

Page  32,  line  1  [Clause  31],  leave out from beginning to ‘such’ and insert—

 

‘(b)    

an empty cartridge case incorporating’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  51

 

Page  32,  line  6  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘things in which they are contained’ and

 

insert ‘empty cartridge cases incorporating primers’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  52

 

Page  32,  line  8  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘the’ and insert ‘a’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  53

 

Page  32,  line  10  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘for a firearm’ and insert ‘of a relevant

 

kind’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th November 2005            

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Violent Crime Reduction Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  54

 

Page  32,  line  18  [Clause  31],  leave out from ‘possession’ to end of line 19 and

 

insert ‘, without a certificate, of a firearm of a relevant kind or of ammunition of a relevant

 

kind;’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  55

 

Page  32,  line  22  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘other thing on his behalf’ and insert ‘empty

 

cartridge case on his behalf; or

 

(h)    

he shows that he is authorised by regulations made by the Secretary of

 

State to purchase primers or cartridge cases of the type in question.’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  56

 

Page  32,  line  25  [Clause  31],  leave out from beginning to ‘such’ and insert—

 

‘(b)    

an empty cartridge case incorporating’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  57

 

Page  32,  line  30  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘things in which they are contained’ and

 

insert ‘empty cartridge cases incorporating primers’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  58

 

Page  32,  line  32  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘the’ and insert ‘a’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  59

 

Page  32,  line  34  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘for a firearm’ and insert ‘of a relevant

 

kind’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  60

 

Page  32,  line  40  [Clause  31],  leave out from ‘possession’ to end of line 42 and

 

insert ‘, without a certificate, of a firearm of a relevant kind or of ammunition of a relevant

 

kind;’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  61

 

Page  32,  line  45  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘other thing on his behalf’ and insert ‘empty

 

cartridge case on his behalf; or

 

(h)    

he is authorised by regulations made by the Secretary of State to purchase

 

primers or cartridge cases of the type in question.’.

 


 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  62

 

Page  33,  line  14  [Clause  31],  leave out subsections (9) and (10) and insert—


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th November 2005            

157

 

Violent Crime Reduction Bill, continued

 
 

‘( )    

The power of the Secretary of State to make regulations for the purposes of

 

subsection (3)(h) or (5)(h) shall be exercisable by statutory instrument subject to

 

annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

 

( )    

That power includes power—

 

(a)    

to make different provision for different cases;

 

(b)    

to make provision subject to such exemptions and exceptions as the

 

Secretary of State thinks fit; and

 

(c)    

to make such incidental, supplemental, consequential and transitional

 

provision as he thinks fit.

 

( )    

In this section—

 

“ammunition of a relevant kind” means ammunition for a firearm of a

 

relevant kind;

 

“enactment” includes an enactment passed after the passing of this Act; and

 

“firearm of a relevant kind” means a firearm other than a shot gun, an air

 

weapon or a firearm chambered for rim-fire ammunition.’.

 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Not called  111

 

Page  33,  line  21,  leave out Clause 32.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  63

 

Page  33,  line  21  [Clause  32],   at end insert—

 

‘( )    

This section applies to an ammunition loading press which—

 

(a)    

is of a type which can be used for producing metallic ammunition; and

 

(b)    

was made after the year 1938.’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  64

 

Page  33,  line  22  [Clause  32],  leave out ‘an ammunition loading press to another’

 

and insert ‘to any other person an ammunition loading press to which this section applies’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  65

 

Page  33,  line  27  [Clause  32],  after ‘firearm’ insert ‘of a relevant kind’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  66

 

Page  33,  line  28  [Clause  32],  leave out ‘for a firearm’ and insert ‘of a relevant

 

kind’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  67

 

Page  33,  line  35  [Clause  32],  leave out from ‘possession’ to ‘; or’ in line 36 and

 

insert ‘, without a certificate, of a firearm of a relevant kind or of ammunition of a relevant

 

kind’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  68

 

Page  33,  line  38  [Clause  32],  after first ‘of’ insert ‘such’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th November 2005            

158

 

Violent Crime Reduction Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  69

 

Page  33,  line  41  [Clause  32],  after ‘press’ insert ‘to which this section applies’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  70

 

Page  33,  line  45  [Clause  32],  after ‘firearm’ insert ‘of a relevant kind’.

 


 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  71

 

Page  34,  line  1  [Clause  32],  leave out ‘for a firearm’ and insert ‘of a relevant kind’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  72

 

Page  34,  line  7  [Clause  32],  leave out from ‘possession’ to ‘; or’ in line 8 and insert

 

‘, without a certificate, of a firearm of a relevant kind or of ammunition of a relevant kind’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  73

 

Page  34,  line  10  [Clause  32],  after first ‘of’ insert ‘such’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  74

 

Page  34,  line  31  [Clause  32],  at end insert—

 

‘“ammunition of a relevant kind” means ammunition for a firearm of a

 

relevant kind;’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  75

 

Page  34,  line  32  [Clause  32],  at end insert—

 

‘“firearm of a relevant kind” means a firearm other than a shot gun, an air

 

weapon or a firearm chambered for rim-fire ammunition.’.

 


 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Not called  112

 

Page  35,  line  37  [Clause  34],  leave out from ‘gallery’ to end of line 38.

 


 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  76

 

Page  36,  line  1  [Clause  34],  leave out ‘purposes’ and insert ‘organisation and

 

holding’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th November 2005            

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Violent Crime Reduction Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  77

 

Page  36,  line  19  [Clause  34],  leave out from ‘held’ to end of line 20 and insert ‘for

 

the purpose of re-enacting an event from the past or of illustrating conduct from a

 

particular time or period in the past.’.

 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Mr Greg Knight

 

Not called  113

 

Page  36,  line  30  [Clause  35],  at end insert ‘and

 

(c)    

does not fall within any of the following categories:

 

(i)    

large machine guns, armoured vehicles, field guns, military

 

equipment and military vehicles, where the imitation weaponry

 

is intrinsic to the equipment,

 

(ii)    

imitation firearms used in security dog training and security

 

guard training,

 

(iii)    

imitation firearms used in hunt dog training,

 

(iv)    

imitation firearms used by educators, colleges and schools,

 

(v)    

reproduction components for weapons of .50” calibre or over;

 

(vi)    

weapons manufactured for use in the sport of ‘Airsoft’,

 

(vii)    

imitation firearms for use in theatre, historical re-enactment,

 

historic or heritage vehicle shows, ceremonial performances,

 

cinema, film, television, and sporting events (or associated

 

rehearsals of any of these uses),

 

(viii)    

imitation weapons used in museums (private or public), castles

 

and historic houses,

 

(ix)    

parts of weapons required for sub-paragraphs (i) to (viii) above,

 

or

 

(x)    

components used by specialist suppliers and armourers required

 

for sub-paragraphs (i) to (viii) above.’.

 


 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Not called  22

 

Page  41,  line  17  [Clause  41],  leave out ‘has reasonable grounds for believing’ and

 

insert ‘believes’.

 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Not selected  23

 

Page  41,  line  23  [Clause  41],  at end insert ‘or

 

(c)    

prohibited drugs.’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th November 2005            

160

 

Violent Crime Reduction Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Not selected  24

 

Page  41,  line  24  [Clause  41],  after ‘weapons’, insert ‘or drugs’.

 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Not selected  25

 

Page  41,  line  24  [Clause  41],  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Upon the conviction of a person for an offence under section 139A(1) of the

 

Criminal Justice Act 1988 (offence of having article with blade or point (or

 

offensive weapon) on school premises) or section 139A(2), a Court shall make an

 

anti-social behaviour order against the defendant prohibiting him from entering

 

the school in question for any purpose, unless the court considers that exceptional

 

circumstances exist in relation to the offence or the offender.’.

 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Not called  26

 

Page  41,  line  35  [Clause  41],  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Mr Humfrey Malins

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Mark Prisk

 

Not called  27

 

Page  41,  line  41  [Clause  41],  leave out from ‘a’ to end of line 42 and insert ‘second

 

member of staff’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  78

 

Page  41,  line  43  [Clause  41],  leave out from ‘If’ to ‘finds’ and insert ‘, in the course

 

of a search under this section, the person carrying out the search’.

 


 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  79

 

Page  42  [Clause  41],  leave out line 20 and insert—

 

‘“outer clothing” means—

 

(a)    

any item of clothing that is being worn otherwise than wholly

 

next to the skin or immediately over a garment being worn as

 

underwear; or

 

(b)    

a hat, shoes, boots, gloves or a scarf.’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th November 2005            

161

 

Violent Crime Reduction Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  80

 

Page  43,  line  4  [Clause  42],  leave out from ‘If’ to ‘finds’ and insert ‘, in the course

 

of a search under this section, the person carrying out the search’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  81

 

Page  43  [Clause  42],  leave out line 26 and insert—

 

‘“outer clothing” means—

 

(c)    

any item of clothing that is being worn otherwise than wholly

 

next to the skin or immediately over a garment being worn as

 

underwear; or

 

(d)    

a hat, shoes, boots, gloves or a scarf.’.

 


 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  82

 

Page  50,  line  25  [Clause  56],  leave out ‘the repeals in Schedule 4’ and insert—

 

‘(a)    

the repeals by Schedule 4 of the Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain

 

Persons) Act 1980 (c. 32) and of the enactments amending that Act

 

extend to England and Wales only;

 

(b)    

the repeal by that Schedule of section 141(3) of the Criminal Justice Act

 

1988 (c. 33) extends to England and Wales and Northern Ireland only;

 

(c)    

the other repeals specified in that Schedule’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  83

 

Page  50,  line  29  [Clause  56],  leave out from ‘3’ to ‘extend’ in line 30 and insert

 

‘and sections 48 to 50’.

 


 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  94

 

Page  53,  line  27  [Schedule  1],   at end insert—

 

‘( )    

This paragraph applies to an ammunition loading press which—

 

(a)    

is of a type which can be used for producing metallic ammunition; and

 

(b)    

was made after the year 1938.’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  95

 

Page  53,  line  28  [Schedule  1],  leave out ‘an ammunition loading press to another’

 

and insert ‘to any other person an ammunition loading press to which this paragraph

 

applies’.

 

Mr Secretary Clarke

 

Agreed to  96

 

Page  53,  line  33  [Schedule  1],  after ‘firearm’, insert ‘of a relevant kind’.


 
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