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Tuesday 14 December 2010


Consideration of Bill


Terrorist Asset-Freezing Etc. Bill [Lords], As Amended


Dr Julian Huppert




Page  2,  line  1  [Clause  2],  after ‘believe’, insert ‘on the balance of probabilities’.


Dr Julian Huppert




Page  2,  line  27  [Clause  3],  at end insert—



explain, as fully as possible consistent with the public interest in non-


disclosure, the reasons why they are satisfied that the conditions in


section 2(1) are satisfied.’.



Dr Julian Huppert




Page  12  [Clause  25],  leave out lines 7 and 8.



Dr Julian Huppert




Page  13,  line  41  [Clause  28],  at end add—



In section 67(3) of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (Rules of court about





in paragraph (c) after “that”, insert “subject to paragraph (ca) below”; and



after paragraph (c) insert—



that in relation to a final designation, the material


disclosed by the Treasury on which they rely is


sufficient to enable each designated person to give


effective instructions to a person appointed as a special


advocate to represent that party’s interests;”.’.



Consideration of Bill: 14 December 2010                  



Terrorist Asset-Freezing Etc. Bill [Lords] continued


Mr David Hanson


Kerry McCarthy




Page  15,  line  25  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘a person’ and insert ‘the Independent


Reviewer of Terrorist Legislation, as appointed under section 36 of the Terrorism Act




Dr Julian Huppert




Page  15,  line  25  [Clause  31],  at end insert—


‘( )    

A person may not be appointed under subsection (1) unless—



the Secretary of State lays a report before both Houses of Parliament


which recommends the person and sets out the process by which he was





a Minister of the Crown tables a motion in both Houses to approve the


report laid under this subsection, and appoint the person, and



such a motion is agreed by a resolution of both Houses of Parliament.’.


Dr Julian Huppert




Page  15,  line  31  [Clause  31],  leave out ‘send the Treasury a’.


Dr Julian Huppert




Page  15,  line  32  [Clause  31],  after ‘report’, insert ‘to Parliament’.


Dr Julian Huppert




Page  15,  line  34  [Clause  31],  leave out subsection (4).


Dr Julian Huppert




Page  15,  line  37  [Clause  31],  at end add—


‘( )    

Appointment under subsection (1) shall be for a non-renewable term of five





Dr Julian Huppert




Page  29,  line  28  [Schedule  1],  at end insert—



leave out rule 79.2.’.



Consideration of Bill: 14 December 2010                  



Terrorist Asset-Freezing Etc. Bill [Lords] continued


Order of the House [15 November 2010]


That the following provisions shall apply to the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Bill







The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.


Proceedings in Public Bill Committee



Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously


concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 25 November 2010.



The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on


which it meets.


Consideration and Third Reading



Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be


brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the


day on which those proceedings are commenced.



Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be


brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.



Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to


proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.


Other proceedings



Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on


consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the


Lords) may be programmed.


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