Terrorism Bill — 20 Jun 2000 at 17:50
Resolved in the negative, and amendment disagreed to accordingly.
moved Amendment No. 21.
After Clause 64, insert the following new clause--
:TITLE3:FORFEITURE ORDERS: OFFENCES UNDER THIS PART
(" .--(1) This section applies if a person is charged with an offence under this Part.
(2) The court by or before which the person is convicted may order the forfeiture of any money or other property if--
(a) he had it in his possession or under his control at the time of the offence, and
(b) it has been used in connection with the alleged offence under this Part or the court believes that it may be used in that connection unless it is forfeited.
(3) Before making an order under this section the court must give an opportunity to be heard to any person, other than the convicted person, who claims to be the owner of or otherwise interested in anything which can be forfeited under this section.
(4) A question arising as to whether subsection (1) or (2)(a) or (b) is satisfied shall be determined on the balance of probabilities.
(5) Schedule 4 shall apply (with the necessary modifications) in relation to orders under this section as it applies in relation to orders made under section 23.").
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 21) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 81; Not-Contents, 156.
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