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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 15 September 2011

 

Public Bill Committee

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

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Public Bodies Bill [Lords]


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the

 

Committee [8 September 2011].

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

6

 

Schedule  2,  page  20,  leave out lines 18 to 20.

 


 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Hywel Williams

 

55

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

No order shall be made under this section which will or may compromise the

 

editorial or operational independence of Sianel Pedwar Cymru.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

7

 

Schedule  3,  page  20,  line  26,  leave out ‘Civil Justice Council.’.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

49

 

Schedule  3,  page  20,  line  27,  leave out ‘Commission for Equality and Human


 
 

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Rights’.

 

Susan Elan Jones

 

Hywel Williams

 

Mr Mark Williams

 

38

 

Schedule  3,  page  21,  line  11,  leave out ‘Sianel Pedwar Cymru (“S4C”)’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

8

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The consent of the Treasury is required to make an order under this section.’.

 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Hywel Williams

 

54

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

In determining or prescribing any amount to be paid to Sianel Pedwar Cymru

 

under section 61 of the Broadcasting Act 1990 the Secretary of State shall ensure

 

that the amount is sufficient to enable the Authority to fulfil its public service

 

remit in respect of S4C Digital under section 204(3) of, and paragraph 3(3) of

 

Schedule 12 to, the Communications Act 2003 throughout the period to which the

 

amount relates.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

9

 

Schedule  4,  page  21,  line  9,  leave out ‘Civil Justice Council.’.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

50

 

Schedule  4,  page  21,  line  10,  leave out ‘Commission for Equality and Human

 

Rights’.

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

10

 

Schedule  4,  page  21,  line  16,  leave out ‘Sianel Pedwar Cymru (“S4C”).’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

11

 

Schedule  5,  page  21,  line  22,  at end insert ‘Chief Coroner, Deputy Chief Coroners,

 

Medical Advisers to the Chief Coroner and Deputy Medical Advisers to the Chief

 

Coroner.’.


 
 

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Mr Nick Hurd

 

12

 

Schedule  5,  page  21,  line  23,  leave out ‘Civil Justice Council.’.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

51

 

Schedule  5,  page  21,  line  24,  leave out ‘Commission for Equality and Human

 

Rights’.

 

Charlie Elphicke

 

Mr Dominic Raab

 

Sam Gyimah

 

36

 

Schedule  5,  page  21,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

            

‘Dover Harbour Board’.

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

47

 

Schedule  5,  page  21,  line  25,  at end insert ‘Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.’.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

52

 

Schedule  5,  page  21,  line  28,  leave out ‘Human Tissue Authority’.

 

Charlie Elphicke

 

Mr Dominic Raab

 

Sam Gyimah

 

37

 

Schedule  5,  page  22,  line  11,  at end add—

 

‘2         

Sections 22(1) and 22(2)(a) do not apply to an order under section 5 which

 

provides for the functions of the Dover Harbour Board to be transferred to

 

another person.’.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

53

 

Schedule  5,  page  22,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘2         

An order may not be made in respect of the Human Fertilisation and

 

Embryology Authority unless an independent review indicates that the terms

 

of such an order made under section 5(1) would increase the cost-effectiveness

 

and efficiency of the functions exercised by the Authority and would deliver a

 

net benefit.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

13

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  24,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘( )    

The consent of the Treasury is required to make provision by virtue of subsection

 

(2)(b) or (3) modifying funding arrangements.’.

 


 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Hywel Williams

 

57

 

Clause  9,  page  5,  line  3,  at end insert ‘or would relate to Sianel Pedwar Cymru.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

43

 

Clause  10,  page  5,  line  31,  after ‘Wales’ insert ‘or the Welsh Ministers’.

 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Hywel Williams

 

56

 

Clause  10,  page  5,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(ea)    

the National Assembly of Wales, if the proposal relates to Sianel Pedwar

 

Cymru,’.

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

14

 

Clause  10,  page  5,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to a body with no members or an office which

 

is vacant; and, where a body is consulted under that provision, any vacancy in its

 

membership is immaterial.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

44

 

Clause  19,  page  10,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to a body with no members or an office which

 

is vacant; and, where a body is consulted under that provision, any vacancy in its

 

membership is immaterial.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

15

 

Clause  26,  page  15,  line  35,  after first ‘duty’, insert ‘, stamp duty land tax’.

 



 
 

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Mr Nick Hurd

 

45

 

Clause  30,  page  17,  line  19,  at end insert ‘subject as follows’.

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

17

 

Clause  30,  page  17,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

The repeals in Schedule [regional development agencies: consequential repeals]

 

(regional development agencies: consequential repeals) have the same extent as

 

the enactments to which they relate.’.

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

46

 

Clause  30,  page  17,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The amendments made by section [V & A, Science Museum, Kew and English

 

Heritage] (V & A, Science Museum, Kew and English Heritage) have the same

 

extent as the enactments which they amend.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

18

 

Clause  31,  page  17,  line  24,  at end insert ‘subject as follows’.

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

19

 

Clause  31,  page  17,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Sections 10 and   11 (consultation and procedure) and 28 to 32 (final) come into

 

force on the day on which this Act is passed.’.

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

20

 

Clause  31,  page  17,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Section [regional development agencies] and Schedule [regional development

 

agencies: consequential repeals] (regional development agencies) come into

 

force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint (and different

 

days may be appointed for different purposes, including the purposes of different

 

regional development agencies).’.

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

21

 

Clause  32,  page  17,  line  27,  leave out subsection (2).

 



 
 

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Public Bodies Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

New Clauses

 

Regional development agencies

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The regional development agencies are abolished.

 

(2)    

Subsection (1) does not apply to the London Development Agency (provision for

 

the abolition of which is contained in the Localism Act 2011).

 

(3)    

The enactments specified in Schedule (regional development agencies:

 

consequential repeals) are repealed to the extent shown.

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State may by order make provision for the purpose of facilitating

 

or securing that activities begun by a regional development agency may be

 

continued or completed by another person.

 

(5)    

That includes in particular provision securing or facilitating that a person

 

continuing or completing activities begun by a regional development agency may

 

for their own purposes exercise any power of the agency.

 

(6)    

The powers referred to in subsection (5) include—

 

(a)    

powers of compulsory acquisition of land or rights over land;

 

(b)    

rights of entry.

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State may by order make other consequential, supplementary,

 

incidental or transitional provision, or savings.

 

(8)    

A statutory instrument containing an order under this section—

 

(a)    

if it contains provision repealing or amending an enactment, may not be

 

made unless it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each

 

House of Parliament;

 

(b)    

in any other case, is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of

 

either House of Parliament.

 

(9)    

The Secretary of State may make a scheme for the transfer of property, rights and

 

liabilities of a regional development agency to an eligible person or any body

 

corporate in connection with the abolition of the agency under subsection (1); and

 

sections 24(4) to (9) and 26 apply in relation to such a scheme.

 

(10)    

A scheme under subsection (9) may be included in an order under this section, but

 

if not so included must be laid before Parliament after being made.

 

(11)    

In this section “regional development agency” means a development agency

 

established under the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998.’.

 


 

Sianel Pedwar Cymru

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘For section 61 of the Broadcasting Act 1990 (funding of Sianel Pedwar Cymru)

 

there is substituted—


 
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