Minor and Consequential Amendments

Criminal Finances Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:15 pm on 22nd November 2016.

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Amendments made: 54, in schedule 5, page 140, line 11, leave out “designated” and insert “counter-terrorism”.

See the explanatory statement to amendment 16.

Amendment 73, in schedule 5, page 140, line 32, at end insert—

‘( ) In paragraph 5, in sub-paragraph (1), for “this Schedule” substitute “any provision of this Schedule other than Part 2A”.

( ) In that paragraph, omit sub-paragraph (4).”

This amendment is consequential on NC18.

Amendment 74, in schedule 5, page 140, line 33, at end insert—

‘( ) In paragraph 8(1), for “this Schedule” substitute “paragraph 6”.”

This amendment is consequential on NC18.

Amendment 75, in schedule 5, page 140, line 34, at end insert—

‘( ) After paragraph 9 insert—

9A Cash is not to be released under any power or duty conferred or imposed by this Schedule (and so is to continue to be detained)—

(a) if an application for its forfeiture under paragraph 6, or for its release under paragraph 9, is made, until any proceedings in pursuance of the application (including any proceedings on appeal) are concluded;

(b) if (in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) proceedings are started against any person for an offence with which the cash is connected, until the proceedings are concluded.”

( ) In paragraph 10, in sub-paragraph (1) after “Schedule,” insert “and the cash is not otherwise forfeited in pursuance of a cash forfeiture notice,”.

( ) In that paragraph, after sub-paragraph (8) insert—

“(8A) If any cash is detained under this Schedule and part only of the cash is forfeited in pursuance of a cash forfeiture notice, this paragraph has effect in relation to the other part.””

This amendment is consequential on NC18.

Amendment 55, in schedule 5, page 141, line 27, leave out “303O(4) and insert “303O(5)”

This amendment corrects an incorrect cross-reference.

Amendment 56, in schedule 5, page 142, line 2, at end insert—

( ) in paragraph (b) (as amended by section 28 of this Act), for “or 298(4)” substitute “, 298(4) or 303O(5)”;” —

This amendment is consequential on amendment 15 and corresponds to the amendment of section 82 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 made by paragraph 18(3)(b) of Schedule 5 to the Bill, as amended by amendment 55.

Schedule 5, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 46 to 48 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 49