Marshalled List of Amendments

 11 October 2013

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 3:  Order Paper 164/11-15 – 15 October 2013 

Motion: Prison Review Reports 

That this Assembly notes with concern the findings contained in the Criminal Justice Inspection's Reports on Hydebank Wood Prison and Young Offenders Centre; notes that the Owers review highlighted most of the issues raised in these Reports; and calls on the Minister of Justice to take the necessary steps to ensure that the Prison Reform Programme is progressed in the manner envisaged by the Prison Review Team's report.

[Mr R McCartney]
[Ms R McCorley]
[Mr S Lynch]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendements for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘Minister of Justice’ and insert:

‘to review the implementation of the Northern Ireland Prison Service Strategic Efficiency and Effectiveness Programme to ensure support from all relevant stakeholders taking forward the reform programme.’

[Mr P Givan]
[Mr J Wells]
[Mr W Humphrey]
[Mr S Anderson]

Amendment 2

Proposed: Insert after ‘steps to ensure that’:

‘the performance of the senior administration of the Northern Ireland Prison Service is sufficient and that’

[Mr T Elliott]
[Mr R Hussey]

Motion: National Crime Agency

That this Assembly recognises the concerns raised by the Chief Constable, that failure to establish the National Crime Agency (NCA) in Northern Ireland will impact on the PSNI's ability to protect life under Article 2 of the Human Rights Act 1998 and to tackle serious crime, such as drug trafficking and human trafficking; and will work to ensure that no further delays are allowed to impact on the work of the NCA being extended to Northern Ireland.

[Mr D McIlveen]
[Mr W Humphrey]
[Mr A Ross]
[Mr J Wells]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendements for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘Assembly’ and insert:

‘notes the concerns raised by the Chief Constable, that failure to establish the National Crime Agency (NCA) in Northern Ireland will impact on the PSNI’s relationship with some other serious and organised crime agencies; further notes the statement made on behalf of the PSNI at the launch  of the Policing Board Annual Report in January 2013 that the NCA must operate in an accountable manner through the Policing Board; regrets that the Home Secretary has failed to bring forward proposals that would allow the NCA to operate as such and calls on the Minister of Justice and Home Secretary to urgently introduce statutory amendments which would guarantee that the NCA and its operations in Northern Ireland are fully accountable to the Northern Ireland Policing Board.’

[Mrs D Kelly]
[Mr A Maginness]
[Mr A Attwood]
[Mr P McGlone]

Amendment 2

Proposed: Leave out all after the second ‘trafficking;’ and insert:

‘and calls on Her Majesty’s Government to implement the legislative requirements to enable the NCA to operate fully in Northern Ireland.’

[Mr T Elliott]
[Mr R Hussey]

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