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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Friday 8 May 2009

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

189-91, 235-36, 255-56, 267-68, 275, 295, 309-10, 595-99 and 603-04

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Policing and Crime Bill, As Amended

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

32

 

Page  15  [Clause  13],  leave out lines 28 to 37 and insert—

 

‘(1)    

A person (A) commits an offence if—

 

(a)    

A makes or promises payment for the sexual services of a prostitute (B),

 

and

 

(b)    

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

 

intentionally controlled for gain by a third person (C), and

 

(c)    

A is aware, or ought to be aware, that B’s activities are controlled for

 

gain.

 

(1A)    

Whether A ought to be aware that B’s activities are controlled for gain is to be

 

determined having regard to all the circumstances, including any steps A has

 

taken to ascertain whether B is controlled for gain.

 

(1B)    

It is irrelevant where in the world the sexual services are to be provided and

 

whether those services are provided.’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

33

 

Page  16  [Clause  14],  leave out lines 9 to 18 and insert—

 

‘(1)    

A person (A) commits an offence if—

 

(a)    

A makes or promises payment for the sexual services of a prostitute (B),

 

and

 

(b)    

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

 

intentionally controlled for gain by a third person (C), and

 

(c)    

A is aware, or ought to be aware, that B’s activities are controlled for

 

gain.

 

(1A)    

Whether A ought to be aware that B’s activities are controlled for gain is to be

 

determined having regard to all the circumstances, including any steps A has

 

taken to ascertain whether B is controlled for gain.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 8 May 2009                      

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Policing and Crime Bill, continued

 
 

(1B)    

It is irrelevant where in the world the sexual services are to be provided and

 

whether those services are provided.’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

34

 

Page  86,  line  19  [Clause  71],  leave out ‘Secretary of State is not satisfied that the

 

return is’ and insert ‘return is not’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

35

 

Page  86,  line  20  [Clause  71],  after ‘with’, insert ‘human rights, including’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

36

 

Page  31,  line  5  [Clause  45],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

Before publishing or revising guidance issued under this section, the Secretary of

 

State must publish its proposals in draft and consult—

 

(a)    

the Lord Chief Justice; and

 

(b)    

any other person whom the Secretary of State considers to be

 

appropriate.’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

37

 

Page  26,  line  5  [Clause  32],  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘four’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

38

 

Page  26,  line  13  [Clause  32],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The third condition is that the applicant has demonstrated that prosecution of the

 

respondent for a criminal offence was considered but not proceeded with.’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

39

 

Page  26,  line  13  [Clause  32],  at end insert—

 

‘(3B)    

The fourth condition is that the respondent is aged 18 or over.’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

40

 

Page  26,  line  6  [Clause  32],  leave out ‘on the balance of probabilities’ and insert

 

‘beyond reasonable doubt’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 8 May 2009                      

767

 

Policing and Crime Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

41

 

Page  29,  line  11  [Clause  39],  after ‘is’, insert ‘urgent and’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

42

 

Page  27,  line  16  [Clause  34],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The period specified in subsection (2) above must not exceed three years.

 

(2B)    

Injunctions granted under section 32 may not be renewed.’.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

43

 

Page  27,  line  14  [Clause  34],  leave out from ‘injunction,’ to end of line 16 and

 

insert ‘the period for which it shall be in force.’.

 

Annual review of injunctions

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

NC19

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘An injunction granted under section 32 is subject to an annual review hearing by

 

the court, to which the applicant and the respondent shall be permitted to attend

 

and to make written and oral submissions.’.

 

Interim injunctions: duration

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

NC20

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

An interim injunction granted under sections 38 or 39 must include the period for

 

which it shall have effect.

 

(2)    

The period specified in subsection (1) above must not exceed four weeks.

 

(3)    

Interim injunctions granted under sections 38 or 39 may not be renewed.’.

 


 
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