New Clause 5 - Revocation of Immunity (No. 2)

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

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‘(1) This section applies if a person (P) has been granted immunity from prosecution for the offence under section 18, but later evidence is submitted to the immunity requests panel established under section 21 which the panel considers to be conclusive evidence that the Condition B in section 18 was not met because P’s account was not true.

(2) This section applies if, after the immunity requests panel has ceased to operate, the Secretary of State considers that there is conclusive evidence that the Condition B in section 18 was not met because P’s account was not true.

(3) Where subsection (1) or (2) applies, the immunity of P under this Act is revoked.’—(Gavin Robinson.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Division number 26 Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill — New Clause 5 - Revocation of Immunity (No. 2)

Aye: 218 MPs

No: 282 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

The Committee divided: Ayes 218, Noes 282.

Question accordingly negatived.

Clauses 42 to 50 ordered to stand part of the Bill.