Clause 95 - Time for making order

Part of Proceeds of Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:15 am on 6 December 2001.

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Photo of David Wilshire David Wilshire Conservative, Spelthorne 10:15, 6 December 2001

I am even more mystified now. The Minister said that I now understand the procedure, but it was not the procedure that was concerning me—it was why this is happening. I am halfway towards understanding what is going on, but perhaps I am in the wrong frame of mind, because I seek further clarification. Is it the case that, although the amendment has not been selected, the Government are inviting us to do what the amendment says? If that is the case, it is a most peculiar way of going about business.