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Notices of Amendments: 19 March 2009                  

461

 

Coroners and Justice Bill, continued

 
 

“2ZA  

Acts not capable of encouraging or assisting suicide (exception for

 

travel abroad)

 

An act by D is not to be treated as capable of encouraging or assisting the

 

suicide or attempted suicide of another person (‘T’) if the act is done

 

solely or principally for the purpose of enabling or assiting T to travel to

 

a country or territory in which assisted dying is lawful.”’.

 


 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

32

 

Page  24,  line  4  [Clause  39],  after ‘functioning’, insert ‘or developmental

 

immaturity’.

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

33

 

Page  24  [Clause  39],  leave out line 5.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Jeremy Wright

 

Total signatories: 8

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

38

 

Page  24,  line  9  [Clause  39],  at end insert—

 

‘(1ZA)    

A person (“D”) who kills or is party to the killing of another is not to be convicted

 

of murder if D was under the age of eighteen and his developmental immaturity—

 

(a)    

substantially impaired D’s ability to do one or more of the things

 

mentioned in subsection (1A), and

 

(b)    

provides an explanation for D’s acts and omissions in doing or being a

 

party to the killing.’.

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

34

 

Page  24  [Clause  39],  leave out lines 14 to 16.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 March 2009                  

462

 

Coroners and Justice Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Jeremy Wright

 

Total signatories: 8

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

39

 

Page  24,  line  14  [Clause  39],  after ‘(1)(c)’, insert ‘, and subsection (1ZA)(b)’.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Jeremy Wright

 

Total signatories: 8

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

40

 

Page  24,  line  15  [Clause  39],  after ‘functioning’, insert ‘or D’s developmental

 

immaturity’.

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

35

 

Page  24,  line  26  [Clause  40],  after ‘functioning’, insert ‘or developmental

 

immaturity’.

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

36

 

Page  24  [Clause  40],  leave out line 27.

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

37

 

Page  24  [Clause  40],  leave out lines 36 to 38.

 


 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

14

 

Page  25,  line  2,  leave out Clause 41.

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

15

 

Page  25,  line  31,  leave out Clause 42.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 March 2009                  

463

 

Coroners and Justice Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

53

 

Page  25,  line  35  [Clause  42],  leave out ‘identified’.

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

54

 

Page  25,  line  38  [Clause  42],  leave out ‘extremely’.

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

55

 

Page  25,  line  39  [Clause  42],  leave out ‘justifiable’.

 


 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Jeremy Wright

 

Total signatories: 9

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

41

 

Page  26,  line  7  [Clause  42],  leave out paragraph (c).

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Jeremy Wright

 

Total signatories: 8

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

42

 

Page  26,  line  8  [Clause  42],  after ‘disregarded’, insert ‘unless the fact that the thing

 

done or said which constituted sexual infidelity is relevant to other things done or said (or

 

both) which do not constitute sexual infidelity but which are put forward as qualifying

 

under subsection (4) of this section.’.

 

David Howarth

 

18

 

Page  26  [Clause  43],  leave out line 13 and insert ‘[Partial defence to murder:

 

justifiable anger] and [Partial defence to murder: fear of serious violence]’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 March 2009                  

464

 

Coroners and Justice Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

56

 

Page  29,  line  7  [Clause  49],  leave out ‘be in possession of’ and insert ‘create (other

 

than by downloading an image created by another) or to communicate to another’.

 


 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

57

 

Page  31,  line  22  [Clause  51],  after ‘not’, insert ‘knowingly’.

 


 

Sir Paul Beresford

 

157

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  32,  line  15  [Clause  53],  leave out ‘3 years’ and insert ‘5 years for possession

 

or 10 years for making and distributing’.

 


 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

26

 

Page  33  [Clause  57],  leave out lines 30 and 31.

 


 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

27

 

Page  34  [Clause  57],  leave out lines 3 and 4.

 


 

Remaining New Clauses, New Schedules and amendments relating to part 2

 

Guidance on offences that involve hatred on grounds of sexual orientation

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

NC11

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Director of Public Prosecutions, in consultation with the Attorney General,

 

must issue guidance to prosecutors explaining the operation of the offences under


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 March 2009                  

465

 

Coroners and Justice Bill, continued

 
 

Part 3A of the Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64) that involve hatred on the grounds

 

of sexual orientation.

 

(2)    

Chief constables must ensure that the contents of the guidance to prosecutors

 

issued under subsection (1) are made known, in an appropriate form, to officers

 

in their force.

 

(3)    

When considering whether to consent to a prosecution for an offence falling

 

within subsection (1), the Attorney General must have particular regard to—

 

(a)    

guidance issued under subsection (1), and

 

(b)    

the importance of the rights to freedom of expression, freedom of

 

thought, conscience and religion, respect for private and family life and

 

freedom of assembly and association provided by the European

 

Convention on Human Rights.’.

 


 

Incitement to hatred on grounds of sexual orientation: association with child sex offences

 

David Howarth

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

NC37

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Public Order Act 1986 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After subsection 29B (1) insert—

 

“(1A)    

“Threatening” in subsection (1) extends to words, behaviour or written

 

material which asserts or implies an association between sexual

 

orientation and a propensity to commit child sex offences under Part 1 of

 

the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42).”’.

 


 

David Taylor

 

Miss Ann Widdecombe

 

Sir Alan Beith

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Tim Farron

 

Total signatories: 14

 

Mr David Drew

 

Mr James Gray

 

Mr Stephen Crabb

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

Mr Austin Mitchell

 

Mr Peter Kilfoyle

 

Geraldine Smith

 

1

 

Page  34,  line  5,  leave out Clause 58.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 March 2009                  

466

 

Coroners and Justice Bill, continued

 
 

New Clauses, new Schedules and Amendments Relating to Part 8

 

Removing immunity of government departments from prosecution

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Total signatories: 7

 

NC19

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Section 63 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (application to Crown) is amended as

 

follows.

 

(2)    

In subsection (5) for “a government department” substitute “the Crown Estate

 

Commissioners”.’.

 


 

Failure by a government department or public authority to comply with an assessment

 

notice

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

NC38

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

If a government department or public authority has failed to comply with an

 

assessment notice the Commissioner may certify in writing to the court that the

 

public authority has failed to comply with that notice.

 

(2)    

Where failure to comply is certified under subsection (1), the court may inquire

 

into the matter and, after hearing any witness who may be produced against or on

 

behalf of the government department or the public authority, and after hearing

 

any statement that may be offered in defence, deal with the failure to comply as

 

if it were a contempt of court.’.

 


 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

23

 

Page  98,  line  20  [Clause  153],  leave out ‘within subsection (2)’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 March 2009                  

467

 

Coroners and Justice Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Total signatories: 7

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

78

 

Page  98,  line  24  [Clause  153],  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

If a data controller has failed to comply with an assessment notice as requires

 

steps to be taken, the Information Commissioner may certify in writing to the

 

court that the government department or public authority has failed to comply

 

with that notice.

 

(1B)    

For the purposes of this section, a data controller which, in purported compliance

 

with an information notice—

 

(a)    

makes a statement which it knows to be false in a material respect, or

 

(b)    

recklessly makes a statement which is false in a material respect,

 

    

is to be taken to have failed to comply with the notice.

 

(1C)    

Where a failure to comply is certified under subsection (1A), the court may

 

inquire into the matter and, after hearing any witness who may be produced

 

against or on behalf of the public authority, and after hearing any statement that

 

may be offered in defence, deal with the authority as if it had committed a

 

contempt of court.

 

(1D)    

In subsections (1A) to (1C), “the court” means the High Court or, in Scotland, the

 

Court of Session.’.

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

24

 

Page  98  [Clause  153],  leave out lines 25 to 29.

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

Mr Virendra Sharma

 

133

 

Page  98,  line  25  [Clause  153],  leave out from second ‘is’ to end of line 29 and

 

insert ‘not an excluded body’.

 



 
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