HC Deb 14 March 1989 vol 149 c359

Lords amendment: No. 1, in page 10, line 41, at end insert—

"(10) Section 61(1) to (8) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (fingerprinting) shall apply to the taking of a person's fingerprints by a constable under subsection (9) above as if for subsection (4) there were substituted—

(4) An officer may only give an authorisation under subsection (3)(a) above for the taking of a person's fingerprints if he is satisfied that it is necessary to do so in order to assist in determining—

  1. (a) whether that person is or has been concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism to which section 14 of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989 applies; or
  2. (b) whether he is subject to an exclusion order under that Act;
or if the officer has reasonable grounds for suspecting that person's involvement in an offence under any of the provisions mentioned in subsection (1)(a) of tlat section and for believing that his fingerprints will tend to confirm or disprove his involvement.""—[Mr. DouglasHogg.]

Mr. Speaker

With this we shall consider also Lords amendments 5, 28 and 29.

8.13 pm
Mr. Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield)

As the amendments are either technical or part of the general thrust of amendments moved by the Opposition in the House of Lords, I shall not oppose them.

Question agreed to.

Remaining Lords amendments agreed to.