Clause 38 - Code for Prosecutors

Part of Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 6:22 pm ar 5 Chwefror 2002.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr Seamus Mallon Mr Seamus Mallon Social Democratic and Labour Party, Newry and Armagh 6:22, 5 Chwefror 2002

I beg to move amendment No. 203, in page 22, line 30, at end insert—

( ) The Director must consult with-

(a) the First Minister and Deputy First Minister;

(b) the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission; and

(c) any other person appearing to the Director to have an interest in the matter, before finalising, or making alterations to, a code.'.

Amendments Nos. 203 and 204 are linked, and are intended to bring the Bill more closely in line with recommendation 50 of the review group. That included the recommendation that the DPP be required by statute—