Clause 34 - Grant of immunity: prohibition of criminal enforcement action

Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:45 pm on 4th July 2022.

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Amendment proposed: 114, page 27, line 19, at end insert—

‘(2A) But enforcement action may be taken against P to prevent P from seeking to profit from their conduct in relation to that offence (see section (Grant of immunity: criminal memoirs etc).’—(Peter Kyle.)

This paving amendment is linked to NC2 which is intended to prevent a person who is granted immunity under this Act from profiting from the conduct which they received immunity for.

Division number 23 Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill — Clause 34 - Grant of immunity: prohibition of criminal enforcement action

Aye: 211 MPs

No: 281 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 209, Noes 282.

Question accordingly negatived.

Clause 34 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 35 to 38 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedules 8 and 9 agreed to.