Energy Bill [HL] — 22 Mar 2004 at 21:11

[Amendment No. 155 not moved.]

moved Amendment No. 156:

Page 43, line 25, leave out "also"

On Question, amendment agreed to.

[Amendment No. 157 not moved.]

moved Amendment No. 158:

Page 43, line 30, at end insert-

"( ) A member of the Constabulary shall have the powers and privileges of a constable throughout Great Britain for purposes connected with-

(a) a place mentioned in subsections (1) to (4);

(b) anything that he or another member of the Constabulary is proposing to do, or has done, at such a place; or

(c) anything which he reasonably believes to have been done, or to be likely to be done, by another person at or in relation to such a place."

On Question, amendment agreed to.

[Amendment No. 159 not moved.]

moved Amendment No. 160:

After Clause 52, insert the following new clause-


(1) Where a member of the Constabulary has been requested by a constable of-

(a) the police force for any police area,

(b) the Ministry of Defence Police, or

(c) the British Transport Police Force,

("the requesting force") to assist him in the execution of his duties in relation to a particular incident, investigation or operation, members of the Constabulary have for the purposes of that incident, investigation or operation the same powers and privileges as constables of the requesting force.

(2) Members of the Constabulary have in any police area the same powers and privileges as constables of the police force for that police area-

(a) in relation to persons whom they suspect on reasonable grounds of having committed, being in the course of committing or being about to commit an offence; or

(b) if they believe on reasonable grounds that they need those powers and privileges in order to save life or to prevent or minimise personal injury.

(3) But members of the Constabulary have powers and privileges by virtue of subsection (2) only if-

(a) they are in uniform or have with them documentary evidence that they are members of that Constabulary, and

(b) they believe on reasonable grounds that a power of a constable which they would not have apart from that subsection ought to be exercised and that, if it cannot be exercised until they secure the attendance of or a request under subsection (1) by a constable who has it, the purpose for which they believe it ought to be exercised will be frustrated or seriously prejudiced.

(4) In this section-

"British Transport Police Force" means the constables appointed under section 53 of the British Transport Commission Act 1949 (c.xxix) (as to appointment of constables)."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 160) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 35; Not-Contents, 43.

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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con0 19 (+2 tell)10.0%
Crossbench0 31.8%
Lab40 (+2 tell) 023.0%
LDem0 1117.2%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:41 3312.5%

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