AMENDMENT TO COMMONS AMENDMENT No.14 — 3 Apr 2003 at 13:18
14C Line 31, at end insert-
"(3) The Secretary of State shall not make an order under subsection (2) until acts of completion have occurred.
(4) In subsection (3), "acts of completion" means-
(a) that the decommissioning of firearms, ammunition and explosives held by one of the organisations specified under Schedule 2 to the Terrorism Act 2000 has occurred and has been verified under section 3 of the Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 by the Commission;
(b) there has been a statement from that organisation ordering the termination of acts of paramilitary violence by that organisation, including-
(iv) intimidations; and
(c) there has been a statement from that organisation removing any threats to those who left their homes due to intimidation by that organisation.
(5) The Secretary of State may by order add further acts to those listed in subsection (4) above."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 14C) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 91; Not-Contents, 139.
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