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Thursday 16th March 2006

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS MESSAGE


TERRORISM BILL

On Consideration of Lords Reasons for insisting on Amendments and disagreeing to Commons Amendments

Lords Reasons Nos. 5A, 11A, 31A and 34C

   

Mr Secretary Clarke
To move, That this House insists on its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendments 5, 11, 31 and 34 and insists on its Amendment 34B but does not insist on its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendment 28 and proposes the following Amendment in lieu:—

(a)

Page     6,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   The reference in subsection (8) to something that is likely to be understood as an indirect encouragement to the commission or preparation of acts of terrorism or Convention offences includes anything which is likely to be understood as—

      (a) the glorification of the commission or preparation (whether in the past, in the future or generally) of such acts or such offences; and

      (b) a suggestion that what is being glorified is being glorified as conduct that should be emulated in existing circumstances.'.

As an Amendment to Mr Secretary Clarke's proposed Motion:—

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mr Nick Clegg
Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
Line     3,     leave out from 'following' to end and insert 'Amendments (b) and (c) in lieu:—

   


(b)

Page     2,     line     1,     leave out subsection (4) and insert—

      '( ) for the purposes of this section, "indirect encouragement" comprises the making of a statement referring to terrorism in such a way that the listener, reader or viewer would infer that he should emulate it.'.

   


(c)

Page     6,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   The reference in subsection (8) to something that is capable of being understood as an indirect encouragement to the commission or preparation of acts of terrorism or Convention offences comprises the making of a statement referring to terrorism in such a way that the listener, reader or viewer would infer that he should emulate it.'.


Lords Reason No. 28A

   

David Davis
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mr Nick Clegg
Simon Hughes
Mr David Heath
To move, That this House insists on its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendment 28.

To move the following Amendment to the words so restored to the Bill:—

(a)

Page     6,     line     27,     leave out from 'offences' to end of line 32 and insert 'comprises the making of a statement referring to terrorism in such a way that the listener, reader or viewer would infer that he should emulate it.'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [15th FEBRUARY 2006]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Terrorism Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of 26th October and 9th November 2005 (Terrorism Bill (Programme) and Terrorism Bill (Programme) (No. 2)):

Consideration of Lords Amendments

    1.   Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion four hours after their commencement at this day's sitting.

    2.   The proceedings shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the following Table.

    3.   Each part of those proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the times specified in the second column of the Table.

TABLE

Lords AmendmentsTime for conclusion of proceedings
Amendments Nos. 5, 11, 15, 28, 31, 32 and 34Two and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments.
Amendments Nos. 22, 23, 29, 25 to 27, 1 to 4, 6 to 10, 12 to 14, 16 to 21, 24, 30, 33 and 35 to 49.Four hours after the commencement of those proceedings.

Subsequent stages

    4.   Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

    5.   The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.


 
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