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Clause 73

Volume 405: debated on Monday 19 May 2003

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Authorisation Of Investigations

Amendments made: No. 471, in page 47, line 8, leave out 'England and Wales' and insert 'proceedings within section 63(1)'.

No. 472, in page 47, line 9, leave out

"England and Wales or Scotland'

and insert 'the United Kingdom'.

No. 374, in page 47, line 9, leave out 'England and Wales and Scotland'

and insert 'the United Kingdom'.

No. 375, in page 47, line 30, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert

'an officer who—
(a) if he is an officer of the Metropolitan police force or the City of London police force, is of the rank of commander or above, and
(b) in any other case, is of the rank of assistant chief constable or above.'.

No. 376, in page 47, line 35, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert—

'(a) he is satisfied that new evidence has been obtained which would be relevant to an application under section 64(1) or (2) in respect of the qualifying offence to which the investigation relates, or
(b) he has reasonable grounds for believing that such new evidence is likely to be obtained as a result of the investigation.'.

No. 377, in page 48, line 3, at end insert

'or specified team of customs and excise officers'.—[Paul Goggins.]