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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 18th January 2007

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill


 

[third and fourth Sittings]


 

Lady Hermon

 

Withdrawn  31

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  24,  leave out ‘in the course of his functions as’ and insert

 

‘whilst’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Schedule 2 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 10, 11 and 12 Agreed to.

 


 

Lady Hermon

 

Not selected  66

 

Clause  13,  page  10,  line  22,  at end insert ‘but must act on behalf of an identified

 

victim.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  41

 

Clause  14,  page  11,  line  12,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Lady Hermon

 

Not selected  68

 

Clause  14,  page  11,  line  20,  leave out ‘sufficiently’ and insert ‘competently’.


 
 

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Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Withdrawn  15

 

Clause  14,  page  11,  line  21,  at end insert ‘, and

 

(c)    

establishes that it has not been investigated by another person because it

 

has been determined that it most properly falls to the Commission to

 

carry out such an investigation.’.

 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Not called  16

 

Clause  14,  page  11,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The Commission shall give a reason for the issuing of the notice to the person to

 

whom it is issued at the point of issuing it.’.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  42

 

Clause  14,  page  11,  line  22,  leave out subsection (5).

 

Lady Hermon

 

Not selected  70

 

Clause  14,  page  11,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

A recipient of a notice under subsection (1) above who wishes to have the notice

 

cancelled under subsection (5) shall be entitled to legal aid.’.

 

Lady Hermon

 

Not selected  69

 

Clause  14,  page  11,  line  30,  leave out sub-paragraph (b).

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  43

 

Clause  14,  page  11,  line  44,  at end insert ‘or to imprisonment for a period not

 

exceeding three months.’.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  44

 

Clause  14,  page  12,  line  1,  leave out subsection (10).

 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Withdrawn  17

 

Clause  14,  page  12,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(11)    

The Commission shall prepare a report on any investigations it has undertaken,

 

or any part thereof, by virtue of this section and shall submit that report to the

 

Lord Chief Justice within one month of the beginning of the investigation.’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 18th January 2007      

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Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  45

 

Clause  14,  page  12,  leave out from line 4 to line 16 on page 13.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Lady Hermon

 

Not selected  67

 

Clause  15,  page  13,  leave out lines 34 and 35.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  46

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  10,  leave out subsection (5).

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  47

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  16,  leave out subsection (6).

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  48

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  24,  leave out subsection (7).

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  49

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  32,  leave out subsection (8).

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not moved  50

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  43,  at end insert ‘or to imprisonment for a period not

 

exceeding three months.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 16 to 18 Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Withdrawn  52

 

Clause  19,  page  15,  line  35,  leave out ‘1st January 2008’ and insert ‘the coming

 

into force of this section’.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Not selected  51

 

Page  15,  line  3,  leave out Clause 19.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Negatived on division  18

 

Clause  20,  page  16,  line  11,  leave out ‘necessary’ and insert ‘reasonable’.

 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Not called  19

 

Clause  20,  page  16,  line  12,  at end insert ‘, if he suspects that he may be able to

 

provide information about a recent explosion or another recent incident endangering life,

 

or the effects thereof.’.

 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Not called  20

 

Clause  20,  page  16,  line  14,  leave out ‘necessary’ and insert ‘reasonable’.

 

Lady Hermon

 

Negatived on division  32

 

Clause  20,  page  16,  line  25,  after ‘to’, insert ‘six months imprisonment or’.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  54

 

Page  16,  line  9,  leave out Clause 20.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  55

 

Page  16,  line  28,  leave out Clause 21.


 
 

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Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Withdrawn  21

 

Clause  22,  page  17,  line  5,  leave out from ‘in’ to end of line 6 and insert ‘order to

 

prevent paramilitary activity or to obtain evidence relating to suspected paramilitary

 

activity.’.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  56

 

Page  17,  line  3,  leave out Clause 22.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  57

 

Page  18,  line  1,  leave out Clause 23.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Schedule 3 Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  58

 

Page  18,  line  4,  leave out Clause 24.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  59

 

Page  18,  line  11,  leave out Clause 25.


 
 

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Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  60

 

Page  19,  line  7,  leave out Clause 26.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  61

 

Page  19,  line  30,  leave out Clause 27.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  62

 

Page  20,  line  16,  leave out Clause 28.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  63

 

Page  20,  line  26,  leave out Clause 29.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 18th January 2007      

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Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  64

 

Page  20,  line  37,  leave out Clause 30.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  65

 

Page  21,  line  14,  leave out Clause 31.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 32 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Not moved  22

 

Clause  33,  page  23,  line  2,  after ‘revised’, insert ‘by order made by statutory

 

instrument under the affirmative resolution procedure’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Withdrawn  23

 

Clause  34,  page  23,  line  8,  at end insert ‘, but all breaches of the code shall subject

 

the police officer to disciplinary procedures.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 35 to 37 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 4 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 38 to 45 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 5 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 46 and 47, Schedule 6 and Clauses 48 and 49 Agreed to.

 



 
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