Clause 397 - Interpretation

Proceeds of Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 6:15 pm on 29 January 2002.

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Amendment proposed: No. 544, in page 226, leave out lines 16 to 24 and insert—

' ''legal privilege'' means protection in legal proceedings from disclosure, by virtue of any rule of law relating to the confidentiality of communications; and ''items subject to legal privilege'' are—communications between a professional legal adviser and his client, or communications made in connection with or in contemplation of legal proceedings and for the purposes of those proceedings, which would be so protected.'.—[Mr. Bob Ainsworth.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:—

The Committee divided: Ayes 15, Noes 7.

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Aye: 15 MPs

No: 7 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.

Clause 397, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 398 ordered to stand part of the Bill.