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Report Stage Proceedings: 14th March 2006                

438

 

Animal Welfare Bill, continued

 
 

‘(e)    

in the case of a conviction for an offence under section 7(2A), to a video

 

recording of an animal fight, including anything on or in which the

 

recording is kept.’.

 

Norman Baker

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Not selected  132

 

Page  19,  line  39  [Clause  37],  at end insert—

 

‘(e)    

in the case of conviction for an offence under section [Pet fairs], to

 

anything used to commit the offence.’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  47

 

Page  19,  line  44  [Clause  37],  after ‘paragraphs’ insert ‘(ba) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  95

 

Page  19,  line  44  [Clause  37],  leave out ‘(d)’ and insert ‘(e)’.

 


 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  48

 

Page  20,  line  36  [Clause  39],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1) and

 

(2),’.

 


 

Norman Baker

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Not called  133

 

Page  22,  line  15  [Clause  42],  at end insert ‘in accordance with its interests’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  96

 

Page  22,  line  41  [Clause  42],  after ‘provided’ insert ‘(orally or in writing)’.

 


 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  97

 

Page  23,  line  38  [Clause  43],  after ‘provided’ insert ‘(orally or in writing)’.

 


 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  98

 

Page  24,  line  2  [Clause  43],  at end insert—


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th March 2006                

439

 

Animal Welfare Bill, continued

 
 

‘(8A)    

When an application is made under subsection (2)(a), the court may make an

 

order under this subsection (an “interim order”) containing such provision as the

 

court considers appropriate in relation to the keeping of an animal until the

 

application is finally determined.

 

(8B)    

Subsections (4), (5)(a) and (8) apply in relation to an interim order as they apply

 

in relation to a seizure order.’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  99

 

Page  24,  line  15  [Clause  44],  leave out from ‘may’ to end of line 16 and insert

 

‘appeal to the High Court of Justiciary against the order by the same procedure as applies

 

under subsection (1) in relation to a deprivation order.’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  100

 

Page  24,  line  17  [Clause  44],  leave out from the beginning to ‘may’ in line 18 and

 

insert ‘The disqualified person by reference to whom a seizure order is made, or any

 

person (apart from that disqualified person) who entered the process prior to the making

 

of the order,’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  101

 

Page  24,  line  19  [Clause  44],  leave out subsection (4).

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  102

 

Page  24,  line  28  [Clause  44],  leave out ‘an’ and insert ‘a deprivation order or

 

seizure’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  103

 

Page  24,  line  28  [Clause  44],  after ‘(5),’ insert ‘or such an order is not executable

 

because decree has not been extracted,’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  104

 

Page  24,  line  32  [Clause  44],  at end insert ‘or inexecutable’.

 


 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  105

 

Page  25,  line  16  [Clause  45],  after ‘section’ insert ‘43(8A) or’.

 

Norman Baker

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Not selected  122

 

Page  25,  line  36  [Clause  46],  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

A person may only be appointed as an inspector under this section if he holds an

 

appropriate qualification to be an inspector for the purposes of the provision in

 

question.’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th March 2006                

440

 

Animal Welfare Bill, continued

 
 

Bill Wiggin

 

Not called  35

 

Page  25,  line  42  [Clause  46],  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

The provision of inspectors shall not be contracted out by the appropriate national

 

authority or by local authorities to any non-government organisation which is

 

involved with campaigning on animal welfare issues.’.

 

Norman Baker

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Not selected  123

 

Page  25,  line  42  [Clause  46],  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

In this section, “appropriate qualification” means—

 

(a)    

a qualification—

 

(i)    

accredited at the time of its award, and

 

(ii)    

awarded by a body accredited at that time;

 

(b)    

a qualification awarded before the coming into force of this section which

 

the Secretary of State certifies to be treated for the purposes of this

 

section as if it were a qualification within paragraph (a); or

 

(c)    

a qualification obtained in an EEA State (other than the United Kingdom)

 

which is equivalent to a qualification within paragraph (a) or (b).

 

(8)    

In subsection (7)—

 

“accredited” means accredited by the Secretary of State; and

 

“EEA State” means a state which is a contracting party to the Agreement on

 

the European Economic Area signed at Oporto on 2nd May 1992, as

 

adjusted by the Protocol signed at Brussels on 17th March 1993.’.

 


 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  81

 

Page  29,  line  24  [Clause  56],  after ‘Act’ insert ‘, except the power under section

 

15(1) of the National Assembly for Wales,’.

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Not selected  36

 

Page  29,  line  26  [Clause  56],  leave out subsection (2) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

All—

 

(a)    

regulations,

 

(b)    

licensing and registration regimes, and

 

(c)    

codes of practice,

 

    

made under this Act shall only be made after the Secretary of State has presented

 

them in the form of a draft statutory instrument which has been laid before, and

 

approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  49

 

Page  29,  line  26  [Clause  56],  after ‘5(4),’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](11),’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th March 2006                

441

 

Animal Welfare Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  61

 

Page  30,  line  9  [Clause  57],  at end insert—

 

‘“suffering” means physical or mental suffering and related expressions

 

shall be construed accordingly;’.

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Not selected  37

 

Page  30,  line  9  [Clause  57],  at end insert—

 

“‘sale” includes hire, barter and exchange, and related expressions shall be

 

construed accordingly.’.

 

Norman Baker

 

Not called  109

 

Page  30,  line  19  [Clause  57],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Subsection (3) does not apply to a yard or garden where an animal is in the open

 

and can clearly be seen from public land.’.

 


 

Norman Baker

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Not called  124

 

Page  32,  line  21  [Clause  63],  after ‘appoint’, insert ‘within five years following the

 

passage of this Act’.

 

Norman Baker

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Not called  125

 

Page  32,  line  24  [Clause  63],  at end insert ‘within five years following the passage

 

of this Act’.

 


 

Norman Baker

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Not selected  126

 

Page  33,  line  24  [Schedule  1],  leave out ‘3 years’ and insert ‘12 months’.

 


 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  50

 

Page  39,  line  16  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)

 

and (2) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  51

 

Page  39,  line  31  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th March 2006                

442

 

Animal Welfare Bill, continued

 
 

and (2) and’.

 


 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  52

 

Page  40,  line  17  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)

 

and (2) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  53

 

Page  40,  line  25  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)

 

and (2) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  54

 

Page  40,  line  35  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)

 

and (2) and’.

 


 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  55

 

Page  41,  line  4  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1) and

 

(2) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  56

 

Page  41,  line  21  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)

 

and (2) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  57

 

Page  41,  line  26  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)

 

and (2) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  58

 

Page  41,  line  30  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)

 

and (2) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  59

 

Page  41,  line  34  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)

 

and (2) and’.

 

Secretary Margaret Beckett

 

Agreed to  60

 

Page  41,  line  37  [Schedule  3],  after ‘sections’ insert ‘[Docking of dogs’ tails](1)


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 14th March 2006                

443

 

Animal Welfare Bill, continued

 
 

and (2) and’.

 


 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Mr Alan Meale

 

Norman Baker

 

Andrew Rosindell

 

David Taylor

 

Justine Greening

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Not called  1

 

Page  42,  line  25  [Schedule  3],  at end add—

 

‘Gambling Act 2005

 

15 (1) In section 25 of the Gambling Act 2005 after subsection (3) insert

 

“(3A)    

The Commission shall publish guidance under subsection (1) to the appropriate

 

local authorities for the provision of the welfare of greyhounds, including—

 

(a)    

independent veterinary attendance at race meetings,

 

(b)    

the provision of welfare protection for retiring greyhounds,

 

(c)    

the identification of greyhounds,

 

(d)    

the licensing of kennels, and

 

(e)    

track layout and condition.”.’.

 

Bill read the third time, and passed.

 


 
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