Extradition Bill — 27 Oct 2003 at 17:23

[Amendments Nos. 71 and 72 not moved.]

Clause 21 [Human rights]:

[Amendment No. 73 not moved.]

moved Amendment No. 74:

After Clause 21, insert the following new clause-


(1) In reaching a decision under section 21(1) the judge shall have particular regard to the person's Convention rights under Article 6.3 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the judge may accept a written assurance from an appropriate authority in the category 1 territory in which the warrant was issued that the person's Convention rights under Article 6.3 will be observed.

(3) Where a written assurance has been given under subsection (2), the Secretary of State shall make arrangements to monitor the subsequent conduct of the proceedings against the person in the territory to which he has been extradited.

(4) If the Secretary of State believes as a result of monitoring under subsection (3) that a person's Convention rights under Article 6.3 have not been observed, he may draw that conclusion to the attention of a judge acting under section 21 in relation to any proceedings for the extradition of any other person to the same category 1 territory."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 74) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 125; Not-Contents, 122.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop0 14.2%
Con81 (+1 tell) 038.3%
Crossbench7 99.4%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Independent Socialist0 1100.0%
Lab0 109 (+2 tell)57.8%
LDem33 (+1 tell) 053.1%
Total:123 12037.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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Lord Chorley Crossbenchaye
Viscount Craigavon Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Donaldson of LymingtonCrossbenchaye
Baroness Howe of IdlicoteCrossbenchaye
Lord Monson Crossbenchaye
Lady Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Simon of GlaisdaleCrossbenchaye

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