Amendments 97 and 98

Offensive Weapons Bill - Report (2nd Day) – in the House of Lords at 5:45 pm on 4 March 2019.

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Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

97: Clause 37, page 36, line 38, leave out “such”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would remove a surplus word from Clause 37(8)(b).

98: Clause 37, page 36, line 38, 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 37 providing for compensation for surrendered firearms may allow a person determining an amount of compensation to exercise a discretion in doing so.

Amendments 97 and 98 agreed.

Clause 38: Payments in respect of prohibited firearms which are bump stocks