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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 3 February 2009

 

Public Bill Committee

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Policing and Crime Bill


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the

 

Committee [27 January].

 


 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

76

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  7,  after ‘people’, insert ‘, local authorities, the business sector

 

and voluntary sector’.

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

48

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  10,  leave out from ‘insert’ to end of line 11 and insert ‘the

 

requirement to have regard to the views of people and the business sector and the

 

voluntary sector in its area about policing in that area (to be measured by independently

 

conducted local attitudinal surveys of public satisfaction) and its compliance with’.

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

77

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  after ‘people’, insert ‘, local authorities, the business

 

sector and voluntary sector’.

 



 
 

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Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

50

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  12,  after ‘of’, insert ‘up to ten persons nominated by the

 

Secretary of State after consultation with the Association of Police Authorities and the

 

Association of Chief Police Officers.’.

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

49

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  leave out lines 13 to 16

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

51

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  22,  at end insert ‘which shall be published and laid before

 

Parliament.’.

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

52

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  6,  at end insert ‘and Her Majesty’s Inspectors of

 

Constabulary shall submit an annual report to the Secretary of State on the operation of

 

the Senior Appointments process in each police force area.’.

 

Paul Holmes

 

64

 

Page  2,  line  2,  leave out Clause 2.

 


 

Paul Holmes

 

Chris Huhne

 

59

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  leave out line 22.

 

Paul Holmes

 

Chris Huhne

 

60

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  leave out line 31.

 

Paul Holmes

 

Chris Huhne

 

61

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  leave out line 40.

 


 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

2

 

Clause  5,  page  6,  line  3,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘( )    

A police authority may not make an agreement which includes provision about

 

employees who are under the direction and control of a chief officer.’.

 

Paul Holmes

 

Chris Huhne

 

56

 

Clause  5,  page  6,  leave out lines 32 and 33.

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

53

 

Clause  5,  page  6,  line  41,  at end insert ‘and such agreement shall include

 

procedures for achieving a settlement of all outstanding financial and legal liabilities

 

between parties upon a party terminating its contractual obligations under a collaboration

 

agreement.’.

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

54

 

Clause  5,  page  7,  line  21,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Paul Holmes

 

Chris Huhne

 

57

 

Clause  5,  page  7,  leave out from line 31 to line 8 on page 8.

 

Paul Holmes

 

Chris Huhne

 

58

 

Clause  5,  page  8,  leave out lines 9 to 13.

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

James Brokenshire

 

55

 

Clause  5,  page  8,  line  11,  at end insert ‘, the period of notice shall be such as the

 

Secretary of State sees fit.’.

 


 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

3

 

Clause  7,  page  9,  line  35,  leave out ‘(“the authorising force”)’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

4

 

Clause  7,  page  10,  line  9,  at end insert—

 

‘(3DA)    

Subsection (3DB) applies if—

 

(a)    

a person is the designated person by reference to an office, rank or

 

position with a Scottish police force; and

 

(b)    

the chief constable of that force has made an agreement under section

 

12(1) of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967 with the chief constable of one

 

or more other Scottish police forces.


 
 

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(3DB)    

The designated person may grant an authorisation for persons holding offices,

 

ranks or positions with a collaborative force to engage in any conduct to which

 

this Chapter applies.

 

(3DC)    

For the purposes of subsection (3DB) a Scottish police force is a collaborative

 

force if—

 

(a)    

its chief constable is a party to the agreement mentioned in subsection

 

(3DA)(b); and

 

(b)    

the persons holding offices, ranks or positions with it are permitted by the

 

terms of the agreement to be granted authorisations by the designated

 

person.

 

(3DD)    

A reference in subsections (3DA) to (3DC) to a Scottish police force is to a police

 

force maintained under or by virtue of section 1 of the Police (Scotland) Act

 

1967.’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

5

 

Clause  7,  page  10,  line  10,  leave out ‘Subsection (3B) is’ and insert ‘Subsections

 

(3B) and (3DB) are’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

6

 

Clause  7,  page  10,  line  12,  leave out ‘subsection (3A)’ and insert ‘subsections (3A)

 

and (3D)’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

7

 

Clause  7,  page  10,  line  37,  after ‘force.’ insert—

 

‘(3D)    

The provisions of a notice under section 22(4) may also specify or otherwise

 

identify a person for the purposes of subsection (3)(b) above if—

 

(a)    

the person giving the notice holds an office, rank or position with a

 

Scottish police force (“Scottish notifying force”);

 

(b)    

the chief constable of the Scottish notifying force has made an agreement

 

under section 12(1) of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967 with the chief

 

constable of one or more other Scottish police forces; and

 

(c)    

the person specified in or otherwise identified in the notice holds an

 

office, rank or position with a collaborative force.

 

(3E)    

For the purposes of subsection (3D) a Scottish police force is a collaborative force

 

if—

 

(a)    

its chief constable is a party to the agreement mentioned in subsection

 

(3D)(b); and

 

(b)    

the persons holding offices, ranks or positions with it are permitted by the

 

terms of the agreement to be specified or otherwise identified in notices

 

under section 22(4) given by a person holding an office, rank or position

 

with the Scottish notifying force.

 

(3F)    

A reference in subsections (3D) and (3E) to a Scottish police force is to a police

 

force maintained under or by virtue of section 1 of the Police (Scotland) Act

 

1967.’.

 



 
 

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Mr Vernon Coaker

 

8

 

Clause  8,  page  10,  line  41,  leave out ‘subsection (1ZB)’ and insert ‘subsections

 

(1ZB) and (1ZE)’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

9

 

Clause  8,  page  11,  line  15,  after ‘force.’ insert—

 

‘(1ZD)    

Subsection (1ZE) applies if the chief constable of a Scottish police force (“the

 

Scottish authorising force”) has made an agreement under section 12(1) of the

 

Police (Scotland) Act 1967 with the chief constable of one or more other Scottish

 

police forces.

 

(1ZE)    

A person who is a designated person for the purposes of section 28 or 29 by

 

reference to an office, rank or position with the Scottish authorising force may

 

grant an authorisation under that section on an application made by a member of

 

a collaborative force (subject to subsection (1ZF)).

 

(1ZF)    

The person may grant the authorisation only if section 28(3)(a) or (c) or 29(3)(a)

 

or (c) applies to it.

 

(1ZG)    

For the purposes of subsection (1ZE) a Scottish police force is a collaborative

 

force if—

 

(a)    

its chief constable is a party to the agreement mentioned in subsection

 

(1ZD); and

 

(b)    

its members are permitted by the terms of the agreement to make

 

applications for authorisations under section 28 or 29 to a person who is

 

a designated person for the purposes of that section by reference to an

 

office, rank or position with the Scottish authorising force.’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

10

 

Clause  8,  page  11,  line  16,  leave out ‘subsection (3ZB)’ and insert ‘subsections

 

(3ZB) and (3ZE)’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

11

 

Clause  8,  page  11,  line  36,  leave out ‘subsection (3ZB)’ and insert ‘subsections

 

(3ZA) and (3ZB)’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

12

 

Clause  8,  page  11,  line  43,  after ‘force.’ insert—

 

‘(3ZD)    

Subsection (3ZE) applies if—

 

(a)    

the chief constable of a Scottish police force (“the Scottish surveillance

 

authorising force”) has made an agreement under section 12(1) of the

 

Police (Scotland) Act 1967 with the chief constable of one or more other

 

Scottish police forces; and

 

(b)    

an application for an authorisation for the carrying out of intrusive

 

surveillance is made by a member of a collaborative force.

 

(3ZE)    

A person who is a senior authorising officer by reference to the Scottish

 

surveillance authorising force may—

 

(a)    

grant the authorisation (subject to subsection (3ZF));

 

(b)    

in a case where the authorisation is for the carrying out of intrusive

 

surveillance in relation to any residential premises, grant the

 

authorisation only in relation to premises in the area which is—


 
 

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(i)    

the area of operation of a collaborative force; and

 

(ii)    

specified in relation to members of that force in the agreement

 

mentioned in subsection (3ZD).

 

(3ZF)    

The person may grant the authorisation only if section 32(3)(a) or (c) applies to it.

 

(3ZG)    

For the purposes of subsections (3ZD) and (3ZE) a Scottish police force is a

 

collaborative force if—

 

(a)    

its chief constable is a party to the agreement mentioned in subsection

 

(3ZD); and

 

(b)    

its members are permitted by the terms of the agreement to make

 

applications for authorisations for the carrying out of intrusive

 

surveillance to a person who is a senior authorising officer by reference

 

to the Scottish surveillance authorising force.’.

 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

13

 

Clause  8,  page  12,  line  4,  after ‘force.’ insert—

 

‘(5B)    

In subsections (1ZD) to (1ZG) and (3ZD) to (3ZG) a reference to a Scottish police

 

force is to a police force maintained under or by virtue of section 1 of the Police

 

(Scotland) Act 1967.’.

 


 

Paul Holmes

 

65

 

Page  13,  line  9,  leave out Clause 11.

 


 

Paul Holmes

 

66

 

Page  13,  line  18,  leave out Clause 12.

 


 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Paul Holmes

 

81

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  27,  leave out ‘for gain’.

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Paul Holmes

 

79

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  29,  after ‘A’, insert ‘intentionally’.

 

James Brokenshire

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

27

 

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  30,  after ‘(B)’, insert ‘, or knows that another person has

 

made or promised payment for such sexual services,’.


 
 

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James Brokenshire

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

28

 

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  31,  leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

 

‘(b)    

any of B’s activities relating to the provision of those services are

 

procured by a third person through the use of or threat of the use of force

 

or coercion or B has been the subject of trafficking arrangements by a

 

third person which would constitute an offence by such third person

 

under section 57 (trafficking into the UK for sexual exploitation), section

 

58 (trafficking within the UK for sexual exploitation) or section 59

 

(trafficking out of the UK for sexual exploitation) which together shall

 

mean “controlled” for the purposes of this section, and

 

(c)    

either—

 

(i)    

A does not reasonably believe that any of B’s activities relating

 

to the provision of those services are controlled, or

 

(ii)    

A is reckless as to whether any of B’s activities relating to the

 

provision of those services are controlled.’.

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Paul Holmes

 

67

 

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  31,  before ‘any’, insert ‘A knows or is reckless as to

 

whether’.

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Paul Holmes

 

82

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  32,  leave out ‘for gain’.

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Paul Holmes

 

83

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  32,  at end insert ‘, and

 

(c)    

A knows, or is reckless as to whether, any of B’s activities relating to the

 

provision of those services are intentionally controlled by a third

 

person.’.

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Paul Holmes

 

68

 

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  33,  leave out subsection (2).

 

James Brokenshire

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

29

 

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  36,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Paul Holmes

 

84

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  13,  page  13,  leave out lines 36 and 37 and insert—

 

‘(b)    

whether A is aware of the identity of C.’.


 
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