Clause 107 - No order made: reconsideration of case

Part of Proceeds of Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:15 am on 6 December 2001.

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Photo of Bob Ainsworth Bob Ainsworth The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department 11:15, 6 December 2001

The hon. Gentleman is probably right, but let us give him the chance to reflect on his wife and his drawing room, while the officials check that that is the case.

Amendment agreed to.

Amendments made: No. 172, in page 64, line 13, leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.

No. 173, in page 64, line 23, leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.

No. 174, in page 64, line 29, at end insert—

'(5A) The recoverable amount for the purposes of section 94 is such amount as—

(a) the court believes is just, but

(b) does not exceed the amount found under section 96.'.

No. 175, in page 64, line 30, leave out 'proceeding under section 94(6)(b)' and insert

'arriving at the just amount'.

No. 176, in page 64, line 31, at end insert—

'(aa) the amount found under section 96;'.

No. 177, in page 64, line 35, leave out ', unless the order has' and insert 'and has not'.

No. 178, in page 64, line 41, at end insert—

'(6A) If an order for payment of compensation under section 249 of the Procedure Act has been made against the accused in respect of the offence or offences concerned, section 100(5) and (6) do not apply.'.—[Mr. Ainsworth.]

Clause 107, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.