Clause 28

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:45 pm on 15th March 2007.

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Photo of Sir David Amess Sir David Amess Conservative, Southend West 3:45 pm, 15th March 2007

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 7, in clause 28, page 14, line 15, leave out ‘a’ and insert ‘any’.

No. 134, in clause 28, page 14, line 15, leave out from ‘imprisonment’ to end of line 16 and insert

‘has committed an offence which, in the opinion of the sentencing judge, merits deportation.’.

No. 8, in clause 28, page 14, line 15, leave out ‘of at least 12 months’.

No. 59, in clause 28, page 14, line 21, at end insert—

‘(3A) Condition 3 is that the person is convicted of an offence liable to imprisonment, the commission of which took place when the person did not have valid leave to remain in the United Kingdom.’.

No. 127, in clause 28, page 14, line 32, at end add—

‘(8) The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament an annual report on the operation of the provisions under this section including the number of people deported under them.’.

No. 142, in clause 34, page 17, line 26, leave out subsection (1).

No. 13, in clause 34, page 17, line 28, leave out ‘does not include’ and insert ‘includes’.

No. 55, in clause 34, page 17, line 29, leave out ‘whether or not’ and insert ‘save where’.

No. 143, in clause 34, page 17, line 31, leave out paragraph (b).

No. 14, in clause 34, page 17, line 31, leave out ‘does not include’ and insert ‘includes’.

No. 15, in clause 34, page 17, line 38, leave out ‘at least 12 months’ and insert ‘any length of time’.

No. 16, in clause 34, page 17, line 41, leave out ‘(provided that it may last for 12 months)’.

No. 17, in clause 35, page 18, line 21, leave out from ‘(i)’ to end of line 23 and insert

‘for “does not include” substitute “does include”.’.

No. 18, in clause 35, page 18, line 24, leave out subsection (3).

New clause 5—Annual report by Secretary of State

‘Following consultation with Her Majesty’s Judges, the Secretary of State shall lay before each House of Parliament an annual report on the exercise of his powers in respect of the deportation of criminals.’.