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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Revised Marshalled List]

Schedule 17

LORD HUNT OF KINGS HEATH

LORD ROSSER

LORD STEVENSON OF BALMACARA

Page 227, line 4, at end insert—

“( ) other control powers would be less likely to reduce the overall harmful effects of all available drugs.”

Page 227, line 4, at end insert—

“(7) The impact of a temporary class drug order on usage and effects of a temporary class drug and other drugs must be reviewed by the Advisory Council at the end of one year beginning with the day on which a temporary class drug order came into force.

(8) The impact of the temporary class drug orders must be reviewed by the Secretary of State in consultation with the Advisory Council at the end of three years beginning with the day on which the first temporary class drug order came into force.”

Clause 153

LORD HUNT OF KINGS HEATH

LORD ROSSER

LORD STEVENSON OF BALMACARA

Leave out Clause 153 and insert the following new Clause—

“Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

(1) Schedule 1 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 is amended as follows.

(2) Omit paragraph 1(2) and replace it with—

“(2) The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs must have as members at least one person from each of the following groups—

(a) scientists from the natural and physical sciences;

(b) experts from the social and behavioural sciences;

(c) experts with backgrounds in tackling drugs; and

(d) people who have been affected either directly or indirectly by drug use.”.”