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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 16th January 2007

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill


 

[First and second Sittings]


 

Paul Goggins

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday

 

16th January) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 16th January;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 18th January;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 23rd January;

 

(d)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 25th January;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 8;

 

Schedule 1; Clause 9; Schedule 2; Clauses 10 to 23; Schedule 3; Clauses 24

 

to 37; Schedule 4; Clauses 38 to 45; Schedule 5; Clauses 46 and 47; Schedule

 

6; Clauses 48 to 51; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on

 

the Bill;

 

(3)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 25th January.

 


 

Paul Goggins

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chairman, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Negatived on division  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out from beginning to ‘any’ in line 6 and insert ‘The

 

prosecution may apply to a judge of the Crown Court for’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 16th January 2007      

2

 

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Not called  10

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out ‘Director of Public Prosecutions for’ and insert

 

‘Lord Chief Justice of’.

 

Lady Hermon

 

Negatived on division  24

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘shall’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  7,  leave out ‘is’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  8,  leave out ‘he suspects’ and insert ‘believes, on the balance

 

of probabilities,’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Not called  4

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  9,  leave out ‘risk’ and insert ‘real and present danger’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Not called  5

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  9,  leave out ‘administration’ and insert ‘interests’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Not called  6

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  10,  leave out ‘might’ and insert ‘would’.

 

Lady Hermon

 

Negatived on division  25

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  19,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Lady Hermon

 

Withdrawn  26

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  28,  leave out ‘in an enduring family relationship,’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  29,  leave out paragraphs (d) and (e).


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 16th January 2007      

3

 

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  33

 

Page  1,  line  3,  leave out Clause 1.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Lady Hermon

 

Not called  27

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Where information becomes available to the Director of Public Prosecutions after

 

arraignment such that he would have issued a certification under section 1(2),

 

subsection 1 above does not apply.’.

 

Lady Hermon

 

Not called  28

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  38,  leave out from ‘time’ to end of line 40.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  8

 

Page  2,  line  32,  leave out Clause 2.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  35

 

Page  3,  line  3,  leave out Clause 3.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Lady Hermon

 

Withdrawn  29

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  26,  leave out subsection (2).


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 16th January 2007      

4

 

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  36

 

Page  3,  line  19,  leave out Clause 4.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Lady Hermon

 

Withdrawn  30

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  31,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Withdrawn  11

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  33,  leave out subsections (5) and (6).

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  37

 

Page  4,  line  16,  leave out Clause 5.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Not called  12

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  16,  leave out ‘authority making them’ and insert ‘Lord Chief

 

Justice of Northern Ireland’.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  38

 

Page  5,  line  16,  leave out Clause 6.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Not called  13

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  26,  leave out ‘Director of Public Prosecutions for’ and insert

 

‘Lord Chief Justice of’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 16th January 2007      

5

 

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Not called  14

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  30,  leave out ‘Director’ and insert ‘Lord Chief Justice of

 

Northern Ireland’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Lady Hermon

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  9

 

Page  5,  line  25,  leave out Clause 7.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not selected  40

 

Page  5,  line  36,  leave out Clause 8.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Schedule 1 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned till Thursday at 9.00 a.m.


 
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