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Report Stage Proceedings: 10th June 2008                

565

 

Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Clegg

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Chris Huhne

 

Tom Brake

 

David Howarth

 

Mr Paul Burstow

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Negatived on division  119

 

Page  47,  line  35  [Clause  67],  leave out ‘Secretary of State’ and insert ‘Lord Chief

 

Justice of England and Wales or the nominated senior judge’.

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Not called  37

 

Page  47,  line  36  [Clause  67],  at end insert ‘provided that such a person has been

 

specifically approved for the purpose by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales.’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  70

 

Page  47  [Clause  67],  leave out lines 37 to 40 and insert—

 

‘( )    

The Secretary of State must establish and maintain a list of coroners eligible to be

 

appointed under this section (“the approved list”).

 

( )    

A coroner may be included on the approved list only with the agreement of the

 

Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales or the nominated senior judge.

5

(1)    

A person may be appointed under this section only if—

 

(a)    

the person is—

 

(i)    

a coroner on the approved list,

 

(ii)    

a puisne judge of the High Court in England and Wales, or

10

(iii)    

a circuit judge, and

 

(b)    

the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales or the nominated senior

 

judge agrees to the person’s appointment.’.

 

As Amendments to Secretary Jacqui Smith’s proposed Amendment (No. 70):—

 

Mr Nick Clegg

 

Mr Vincent Cable

 

Mr Chris Huhne

 

Mr Tom Brake

 

Mr David Howarth

 

Mr Paul Burstow

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Not called  (a)

 

Line  1,  leave out ‘Secretary of State’ and insert ‘Lord Chief Justice of England

 

and Wales or the nominated senior judge’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 10th June 2008                

566

 

Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Clegg

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Chris Huhne

 

Tom Brake

 

David Howarth

 

Mr Paul Burstow

 

Not called  (b)

 

Leave out lines 3 and 4.

 

Mr Nick Clegg

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Chris Huhne

 

Tom Brake

 

David Howarth

 

Mr Paul Burstow

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Not called  (c)

 

Line  10,  leave out ‘Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales or the nominated

 

senior judge’ and insert ‘the Secretary of State’.

 


 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  71

 

Page  48,  line  14  [Clause  67],  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

A reference in a provision of this section or section 18C to “the nominated senior

 

judge” is to the senior judge nominated by the Lord Chief Justice of England and

 

Wales for the purposes of that provision.

 

(6)    

In subsection (5) “senior judge” means—

 

(a)    

the Master of the Rolls,

 

(b)    

the President of the Queen’s Bench Division,

 

(c)    

the President of the Family Court,

 

(d)    

the Chancellor of the High Court, or

 

(e)    

a Lord Justice of Appeal in England and Wales.’.

 

Mr Nick Clegg

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Chris Huhne

 

Tom Brake

 

David Howarth

 

Mr Paul Burstow

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Not called  120

 

Page  48,  line  32  [Clause  67],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

must hold the inquest in the same district,’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 10th June 2008                

567

 

Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Clegg

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Chris Huhne

 

Tom Brake

 

David Howarth

 

Mr Paul Burstow

 

Not called  121

 

Page  48,  line  40  [Clause  67],  leave out ‘Secretary of State’ and insert ‘Lord Chief

 

Justice of England and Wales or the nominated senior judge’.

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Not called  38

 

Page  48,  line  46  [Clause  67],  leave out from ‘to’ to end of line 47 and insert ‘the

 

affirmative resolution procedure.’.

 


 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Not called  39

 

Page  49,  line  1  [Clause  67],  after ‘may’, insert ‘, with the prior consent of the Lord

 

Chief Justice of England and Wales,’.

 

Mr Nick Clegg

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Chris Huhne

 

Tom Brake

 

David Howarth

 

Mr Paul Burstow

 

Not called  122

 

Page  49,  line  8  [Clause  67],  leave out ‘Secretary of State’ and insert ‘Lord Chief

 

Justice of England & Wales or the nominated senior judge’.

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Not called  40

 

Page  49,  line  8  [Clause  67],  after ‘may’, insert ‘, with the prior consent of the Lord

 

Chief Justice of England and Wales,’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  72

 

Page  49  [Clause  67 ],  leave out lines 10 and 11.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  73

 

Page  49,  line  12  [Clause  67],  after ‘coroner’s’, insert ‘incapacity or’.

 

Secretary Jacqui Smith

 

Agreed to  74

 

Page  49,  line  15  [Clause  67],  at end insert—


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 10th June 2008                

568

 

Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

‘( )    

The Secretary of State may revoke an appointment under subsection (1) only if

 

the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales or the nominated senior judge agrees

 

to the revocation.’.

 


 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Davis

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Mark Durkan

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Mr Eddie McGrady

 

Not called  10

 

Page  50,  line  4,  leave out Clause 69.


 
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