Amendment 93

Offensive Weapons Bill - Report (2nd Day) – in the House of Lords at 4:45 pm on 4th March 2019.

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Moved by Baroness Barran

93: Clause 28, page 30, line 41, at end insert—“(c) provision enabling a person to exercise a discretion in determining—(i) whether to make a payment in response to a claim, and(ii) the amount of such a payment.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would confirm that regulations under Clause 28 providing for compensation for surrendered offensive weapons may allow a person determining an amount of compensation to exercise a discretion in doing so.

Amendment 93 agreed.

Clause 29: Offence of threatening with offensive weapon etc in a public place etc