Clause 349 - Statements

Part of Proceeds of Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 5:45 pm ar 29 Ionawr 2002.

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Photo of Mr Nick Hawkins Mr Nick Hawkins Ceidwadwyr, Surrey Heath 5:45, 29 Ionawr 2002

As I pointed out in a brief intervention on the hon. Member for Lewes, the explanatory notes mention the Government's response in Saunders v. UK. Does not the Minister have some concern about the fact that Liberty briefed the hon. Gentleman and the Opposition, saying the Government had got it wrong and that we need that additional safeguard? The amendment to delete paragraph (d) is an important human rights matter.