Motion H1 (as an amendment to Motion H)

Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons – in the House of Lords at 5:15 pm on 11 September 2023.

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Lord Faulks:

Moved by Lord Faulks

Leave out from “161” to end and insert “, do disagree with the Commons in their Amendment 161A in lieu, and do propose Amendment 161B in lieu—

161B: After Clause 187, insert the following new Clause—“Civil recovery of proceeds of crime: costs of proceedingsCivil recovery: costs of proceedingsAfter section 313 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 insert— “313A Costs orders(1) This section applies to proceedings brought by an enforcement authority under Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 where the property in respect of which the proceedings have been brought has been obtained through economic crime. (2) The court should normally make an order that any costs of proceedings relating to a case to which this section applies (including appeal proceedings) are payable by an enforcement authority to a respondent or a specified responsible officer in respect of the involvement of the respondent or the officer in those proceedings, unless it would not be in the interests of justice.”””

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My Lords, I wish to test the opinion of the House.

Ayes 218, Noes 186.

Division number 2 Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons — Motion H1 (as an amendment to Motion H)

Aye: 216 Members of the House of Lords

No: 184 Members of the House of Lords

Aye: A-Z by last name

Tellers

No: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Motion H1 agreed.