Schedule 13 - Damages at risk of being used for the purposes of terrorism

National Security Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:10 pm on 16 November 2022.

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Amendment proposed: 132, page 176, line 29, leave out

“there is a real risk that”.—(Stuart C. McDonald.)

This amendment would ensure the court was satisfied on the balance of probabilities that damages were to be used for terrorism purposes before frozen funds could be forfeited entirely.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 91 National Security Bill Report Stage: Amendment 132

Aye: 56 MPs

No: 280 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 56, Noes 282.

Question accordingly negatived.