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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Wednesday 15 June 2011

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

1641-46, 1647-49, 1663, 2279-80, 2329 and 2379-83

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Scotland Bill, As Amended

 

Equal opportunities

 

Edward Miliband

 

Ann McKechin

 

Tom Greatrex

 

NC15

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In part 2 of Schedule 5 to the 1998 Act, under Head L (Miscellaneous) in section

 

L2 (Equal Opportunities)—

 

(a)    

after “1976” delete “and”;

 

(b)    

after “1995” insert “and

 

(e)    

the Equality Act 2010”, and

 

(c)    

after “status” in the interpretation section insert “or whether the persons

 

have formed a civil partnership”.’.

 

Local digital television services and TV licensing

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

NC16

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Communications Act 2003 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 244 (local digital television services), after subsection (8) insert—

 

“(8A)    

An order under this section to which subsection (8B) applies must not be

 

made without the consent of the Scottish Ministers.


 
 

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(8B)    

This subsection applies to an order in relation to a description of services

 

which are, or include, services—

 

(a)    

intended for reception—

 

(i)    

at a place in Scotland, or

 

(ii)    

within an area or locality wholly or partly in Scotland, or

 

(b)    

provided for the purposes of an event in Scotland.”.

 

(3)    

In section 365 (TV licence fees)—

 

(a)    

after subsection (5) insert—

 

“(5A)    

Before making regulations under this section the Secretary of

 

State must consult the Scottish Ministers.”,

 

(b)    

in subsection (6), after “Treasury” insert “and of the Scottish

 

Ministers”.’.

 

Public service broadcasting

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

NC17

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the 1998 Act, in section K1 (broadcasting), at the end

 

insert—

 

“Exception

 

          

The establishment, operation, remit and dissolution of corporations to

 

provide public service broadcasting.”.’.

 

Participation of Scottish Ministers in proceedings of EU institutions

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

NC18

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The 1998 Act is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After section 58 insert—

 

“58A  

Participation of Scottish Ministers in proceedings of EU institutions

 

(1)    

A Minister of the Crown must—

 

(a)    

ensure that the United Kingdom delegation attending relevant

 

proceedings of an EU institution includes a member of the

 

Scottish Government or other person nominated by the Scottish

 

Ministers, and


 
 

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(b)    

agree with the Scottish Ministers the extent to which that person

 

is to participate in the proceedings.

 

(2)    

“Relevant” proceedings are proceedings at which there is to be

 

considered—

 

(a)    

any matter other than a reserved matter, or

 

(b)    

any matter relating to a function which is exercisable by the

 

Scottish Ministers.

 

(3)    

The duty in subsection (1) does not apply in any case where the Scottish

 

Ministers otherwise agree.

 

(4)    

In complying with subsection (1), the Minister of the Crown and the

 

Scottish Ministers must have regard to any guidance agreed by them.”.

 

(3)    

In Part 1 of Schedule 5, in subparagraph (2) of paragraph 7 (general reservations:

 

foreign affairs, etc), at the end insert—

 

“(c)    

participating in the proceedings of any EU institution, other than

 

proceedings relating to reserved matters.”.’.

 

Spirits, wine, beer and cider duties

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

NC19

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The 1998 Act is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Act, in section A1 (specific reservations: fiscal,

 

economic and monetary policy), after the heading “Exceptions”, insert—

 

“Spirits duties, wine duties and beer and cider duties”.’.

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

37

 

Page  28,  line  35  [Clause  39],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

section [Spirits duties, wine duties and beer and cider duties]’.

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Pete Wishart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

38

 

Page  28,  line  40  [Clause  39],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Section [The Lord Advocate: Convention rights and Community law] comes into

 

force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint, except the


 
 

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Secretary of State may not make such an order until the Secretary of State has

 

considered the findings and recommendations of the expert group chaired by

 

Lord McCluskey to review the role of the UK Supreme Court in Scottish criminal

 

cases and has laid a report setting out the Secretary of State’s views on those

 

findings and recommendations before both Houses of Parliament.’.

 


 
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