Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill — Commons Amendments — Motion B1 (as an amendment to Motion B) — 5 Sep 2023 at 17:15
Moved by Lord Murphy of Torfaen
44D: Clause 18, page 16, line 16, leave out “C” and insert “E”
44E: Clause 18, page 16, line 35, at end insert-“(6A) Condition D: in relation to immunity for offences causing death, consent of a close family member of the deceased has been sought, and the Chief Commissioner is satisfied that-(a) the close family member has given consent for the granting of immunity and no objections have been raised by any other close family member within three months of the consent being given, or(b) if no consent has been given by that close family member within three months or an objection has been raised by any other close family member, it is nevertheless in the public interest to proceed with the granting of immunity.(6B) Condition E: the Chief Commissioner is satisfied that P-(a) has complied with any conditions imposed by the ICRIR following the request for immunity under subsection (2), and(b) is likely to comply with any licence conditions imposed as part of the granting of immunity.(6C) For the purposes of subsection (6B), conditions imposed by the ICRIR, whether before or after the granting of immunity, may include-(a) attendance at a specified place,(b) provision of fingerprints and non-intimate samples,(c) restrictions on P’s ability to approach or otherwise communicate with-(i) a victim, in the case of injury, or(ii) a victim’s family, in relation to a death,without the consent of the victim or victim’s family (as the case may be), and(d) restrictions on activity which might allow P to gain financially from the offences for which immunity is sought or granted.(6D) The ICRIR may revoke P’s immunity from prosecution if the Chief Commissioner is satisfied that P has breached one or more licence conditions imposed by the ICRIR.(6E) A revocation of immunity under subsection (6D)-(a) has immediate effect, and(b) does not prevent a person making a further request for immunity under subsection (2).(6F) For the purposes of this section, a person (F) is a close family member of the deceased (D) if F-(a) was the spouse, civil partner or co-habitee of D on the day of D’s death (and for the meaning of “co-habitee”, see paragraph 2 of Schedule 3),(b) is a child of D,(c) is a parent of D,(d) is a brother or sister of D,(e) is a step-child of D (see paragraph 3 of Schedule 3), (f) was a step-parent of D on the day of D’s death or is a step-parent of D on the day on which consent is sought (see paragraph 4 of Schedule 3),(g) is a half-brother or half-sister of D, or(h) is a step-brother or step-sister of D (see paragraph 5 of Schedule 3).”
44F: Clause 18, page 16, line 36, leave out “C” and insert “E”
44G: Clause 18, page 17, line 22, at beginning insert “Other than in accordance with subsection (6D),”
44H: As an amendment to Lords Amendment 111, in paragraph 1, leave out “C” and insert “E”
44J: As an amendment to Lords Amendment 111, in paragraph 6, leave out “C” and” and insert “E”
Ayes 201, Noes 190.
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||171 (+2 tell)||62.7%|
|Lab||98 (+2 tell)||0||55.6%|
|Lord Laming||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Powell of Bayswater||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|The Earl of Kinnoull||Non-affiliated (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Stowell of Beeston||Non-affiliated (front bench)||no|