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Friday 12th May 2006

CONSIDERATION OF BILL


EMERGENCY WORKERS (OBSTRUCTION) BILL, AS AMENDED

NEW CLAUSE

Defences

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    'It shall be a defence for any person accused of an offence under this Act to show that—

      (a) the emergency circumstances took place in or on a property let, leased or owned by him,

      (b) the emergency circumstances or risk of serious injury or harm related only to him or to property, plants or animals owned by him, or

      (c) he was only a passive observer.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope

13

Page     1,     line     3     [Clause     1],     leave out 'without reasonable excuse'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

1

Page     1,     line     3     [Clause     1],     leave out 'or hinders'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

2

Page     1,     line     10     [Clause     1],     after 'employee', insert ', volunteer,'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

3

Page     1,     line     14     [Clause     1],     leave out 'by a relevant NHS body'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

4

Page     1,     line     16     [Clause     1],     leave out from 'services' to end of line 17.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

5

Page     1,     line     18     [Clause     1],     after 'blood,', insert 'or medical'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

6

Page     1,     line     19     [Clause     1],     leave out from 'equipment' to end of line 20.


   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

7

Page     2,     line     8     [Clause     1],     after 'there', insert 'in a vehicle displaying a flashing blue light'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

8

Page     2,     line     9     [Clause     1],     leave out 'or preparing to do so'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

9

Page     2,     line     20     [Clause     1],     leave out subsection 5.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

10

Page     2,     line     41     [Clause     3],     leave out 'or may be'.


   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

11

Page     3,     line     3     [Clause     4],     leave out '5' and insert '3'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope

12

Page     3,     line     4,     leave out Clause 5.


 
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