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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Tuesday 22nd April 2008

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s):

 

Counter-Terrorism Bill Committee 33-45

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Counter-Terrorism Bill

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

51

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  leave out lines 6 to 11.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

52

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  19,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

53

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  27,  leave out ‘51 weeks’ and insert ‘three years’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

54

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  29,  leave out ‘twelve months’ and insert ‘three years’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

55

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  31,  leave out ‘six months’ and insert ‘three years’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 22nd April 2008                  

48

 

Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

56

 

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

 

‘( )    

Where an item subject to legal privilege is removed under subsection (2) or

 

retained under subsection (4) its examination must take place in circumstances

 

where its contents are not revealed to any person other than that examining the

 

item for the purposes of separating such part of the document that is not subject

 

to legal privilege from such part that is so subject.’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

57

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  8,  leave out subsection (2) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

Where a constable who carries out a search to which this section applies finds a

 

document that he has reasonable grounds for believing is one that may be seized,

 

he may remove the document to another place for the purpose of ascertaining

 

whether the document is one that may be seized and retain it there until the

 

examination is completed.’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

58

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  11,  at end add ‘and in any event within six hours’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

59

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

An appeal against any refusal of access to a document may be made to a judge of

 

the crown court.’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

60

 

Clause  10,  page  7,  leave out lines 7 to 10 and insert—

 

‘“(1AA)    

 Where fingerprints or samples are taken from a person who is subject to a

 

control order the fingerprints or samples shall be destroyed no later than six

 

months after the date when such control orders shall cease to have effect.”.’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

61

 

Clause  12,  page  9,  leave out lines 21 to 24 and insert—

 

‘“(1AA)    

 Where fingerprints or samples are taken from a person who is subject to a

 

control order the fingerprints or samples shall be destroyed no later than six

 

months after the date when such a control order shall cease to have effect.”.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 22nd April 2008                  

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Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

62

 

Clause  14,  page  10,  line  37,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

63

 

Clause  15,  page  11,  line  36,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

64

 

Clause  17,  page  12,  line  29,  leave out from beginning to ‘or’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

65

 

Clause  18,  page  13,  line  13,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

66

 

Clause  18,  page  13,  line  27,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

67

 

Clause  18,  page  13,  line  31,  leave out ‘or disclosing it to any person’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

68

 

Clause  18,  page  13,  line  31,  leave out ‘person’ and insert ‘law enforcement

 

authority’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

69

 

Clause  20,  page  15,  line  33,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

70

 

Clause  19,  page  14,  line  43,  leave out paragraph (a) and insert—


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 22nd April 2008                  

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Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

‘(a)    

in the interests of national security.’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

71

 

Clause  19,  page  15,  line  3,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Patrick Mercer

 

72

 

Clause  19,  page  15,  line  9,  leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

 

‘(a)    

in the interests of national security.’.

 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

73

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  41,  leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

‘( )    

If, in a case where the document was found in the course of a search of a person,

 

the constable does not know the person’s name, the record must include a

 

description of the person.

 

( )    

If, in a case where the document was found in the course of a search of any

 

premises, the constable does not know the name of a person mentioned in

 

subsection (2)(e) but is able to provide a description of that person, the record

 

must include such a description.’.

 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

74

 

Clause  20,  page  15,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Schedule (Disclosure and the intelligence services: consequential amendments)

 

contains amendments consequential on that section.’.

 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

75

 

Schedule  1,  page  70,  line  3,  after ‘(5)’ insert ‘to (7)’.

 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

76

 

Clause  29,  page  20,  line  32,  after ‘If’ insert ‘having regard to the material before it

 

for the purposes of sentencing’.

 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

That Clause 45 be transferred to end of line 24 on page 29.

 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

77

 

Schedule  6,  page  82,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

In Schedule 8, in paragraph

 
  

29(4)(a) and (c), the words “after

 
  

consulting the Lord Chancellor”.’.

 

 
 

Notices of Amendments: 22nd April 2008                  

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Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

78

 

Schedule  6,  page  83,  column 2, leave out lines 6 and 7 and insert—

  

‘Regulation 45E(3) and (4).

 
  

In Regulation 109—

 
  

(a)    

paragraph (1)(g) to (i);

 
  

(b)    

in paragraph (4)(a), the words preceding

 
  

paragraph (i);

 
  

(c)    

paragraph (4)(b) and the word “and”

 
  

immediately preceding it.

 
  

In Regulation 115(2), “45E(3),”.’.

 
 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

79

 

Schedule  6,  page  83,  column 2, leave out lines 10 and 11 and insert—

  

‘Regulation 45D(3) and (4).

 
  

In Regulation 108—

 
  

(a)    

paragraph (1)(g) to (i);

 
  

(b)    

in paragraph (4)(a), the words preceding

 
  

paragraph (i);

 
  

(c)    

paragraph (4)(b) and the word “and”

 
  

immediately preceding it.

 
  

In Regulation 115(2), “45D(3),”.’.

 
 

Pre-charge detention: minor amendments

 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In paragraph 9 of Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (direction that detained

 

person may consult solicitor only within sight and hearing of qualified officer),

 

for sub-paragraph (3) (grounds on which direction may be given) substitute—

 

  “(3)  

A direction under this paragraph may be given only if the officer

 

giving it has reasonable grounds for believing—

 

(a)    

that, unless the direction is given, the exercise of the right by

 

the detained person will have any of the consequences

 

specified in paragraph 8(4), or

 

(b)    

that the detained person has benefited from his criminal

 

conduct and that, unless the direction is given, the exercise of

 

the right by the detained person will hinder the recovery of the

 

value of the property constituting the benefit.”.

 

(2)    

In paragraph 29(4) of that Schedule (meaning of “judicial authority”), in

 

paragraphs (a) and (c) omit “after consulting the Lord Chancellor”.’.

 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

NS2

 

To move the following Schedule:—


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 22nd April 2008                  

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Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

‘DISCLOSURE AND THE INTELLIGENCE SERVICES: CONSEQUENTIAL

 

AMENDMENTS

 

Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (c. 24)

 

1          

In section 19(2) of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001

 

(disclosure of information held by revenue departments), omit paragraph (a).

 

Representation of the People (England and Wales) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/341)

 

2    (1)  

The Representation of the People (England and Wales) Regulations 2001 are

 

amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

In regulation 45E (supply of record of anonymous entries to the security

 

services), omit paragraphs (3) and (4).

 

      (3)  

In regulation 102(6) (supply of full register: general restrictions on use), for

 

“regulations 103 to 109” substitute “regulations 103 to 108 or 109”.

 

      (4)  

After regulation 108 insert—

 

“108A

 Supply of full register etc to the security services

 

(1)    

This regulation applies to—

 

(a)    

the Security Service;

 

(b)    

the Government Communications Headquarters;

 

(c)    

the Secret Intelligence Service.

 

(2)    

For the purposes of regulation 102(1) above the relevant part of the

 

documents listed in that provision is the whole of them.”.

 

      (5)  

In regulation 109 (supply of full register etc to police force and other agencies

 

and restrictions on use), omit—

 

(a)    

paragraph (1)(g) to (i);

 

(b)    

in paragraph (4)(a), the words preceding paragraph (i);

 

(c)    

paragraph (4)(b) and the word “and” immediately preceding it.

 

      (6)  

In regulation 113 (sale of full register to government departments and other

 

bodies)—

 

(a)    

in the closing words of paragraph (1), after “other than” insert “a

 

department to which regulation 108A applies or”;

 

(b)    

in paragraph (3) for “regulation 109(1)(g) to (i),” substitute

 

“regulation 108A”.

 

      (7)  

In regulation 115(2) (offences) omit “45E(3),”.

 

      (8)  

For regulation 118(8) (provision of copies of documents open to public

 

inspection) substitute insert—

 

“(8)    

The relevant registration officer shall, on request, supply free of

 

charge copies of any documents open to public inspection—

 

(a)    

to each of the departments mentioned in regulation 108A;

 

(b)    

to a person who has inspected those documents and who is

 

entitled to be supplied with a copy of the marked register or

 

lists by virtue of being a person to whom regulation 109

 

applies.”.

 

      (9)  

In regulation 119(3) for “regulation 118(8)” substitute “regulation 118(8)(b)”.

 

Representation of the People (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/497)

 

3    (1)  

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Regulations 2001 are amended as

 

follows.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 22nd April 2008                  

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      (2)  

In regulation 45D (supply of record of anonymous entries to the security

 

services), omit paragraphs (3) and (4).

 

      (3)  

In regulation 101(6) (supply of full register: general restrictions on use), for

 

“regulations 102 to 108” substitute “regulations 102 to 107 or 108”.

 

      (4)  

After regulation 107 insert—

 

“107A

 Supply of full register etc to the security services

 

(1)    

This regulation applies to—

 

(a)    

the Security Service;

 

(b)    

the Government Communications Headquarters;

 

(c)    

the Secret Intelligence Service.

 

(2)    

For the purposes of regulation 101(1) above the relevant part of the

 

documents listed in that provision is the whole of them.”.

 

      (5)  

In regulation 108 (supply of full register etc to police force and other agencies

 

and restrictions on use), omit—

 

(a)    

paragraph (1)(g) to (i);

 

(b)    

in paragraph (4)(a), the words preceding paragraph (i);

 

(c)    

paragraph (4)(b) and the word “and” immediately preceding it.

 

      (6)  

In regulation 112 (sale of full register to government departments and other

 

bodies)—

 

(a)    

in the closing words of paragraph (1), after “other than” insert “a

 

department to which regulation 107A applies or”;

 

(b)    

in paragraph (3) for “regulation 108(1)(g) to (i),” substitute

 

“regulation 107A”.

 

      (7)  

In regulation 115(2) (offences) omit “45D(3),”.

 

      (8)  

For regulation 118(8) (provision of copies of documents open to public

 

inspection) substitute insert—

 

“(8)    

The relevant registration officer shall, on request, supply free of

 

charge copies of any documents open to public inspection—

 

(a)    

to each of the departments mentioned in regulation 107A;

 

(b)    

to a person who has inspected those documents and who is

 

entitled to be supplied with a copy of the marked register or

 

lists by virtue of being a person to whom regulation 108

 

applies.”.

 

      (9)  

In regulation 119(3) for “regulation 118(8)” substitute “regulation 118(8)(b)”.

 

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (c. 13)

 

4          

In the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, omit section 38

 

(disclosure of information for security purposes).

 

Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (c.18)

 

5          

In the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007, omit—

 

(a)    

section 39(4)(g) (permitted disclosure of personal information:

 

disclosure to an Intelligence Service); and

 

(b)    

in section 67 (general interpretation), the definition of “Intelligence

 

Service”.’.

 


 
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