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Notices of Amendments: 1 September 2011                  

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“58C  

Recovery of insurance premiums by way of costs

 

(1)    

A costs order made in favour of a party to proceedings who has taken out

 

a costs insurance policy may not include provision requiring the payment

 

of an amount in respect of all or part of the premium of the policy,

 

unless—

 

(a)    

the party is one to whom section 58A(8) applies; or

 

(b)    

such provision is permitted by regulations under subsection

 

(2).”’.

 

Nick de Bois

 

194

 

Clause  113,  page  91,  line  3,  leave out ‘aged 18 or over’.

 

Nick de Bois

 

195

 

Clause  113,  page  91,  line  4,  after ‘imprisonment’, insert ‘and where a person is

 

aged 18 or over the court must impose a sentence of imprisonment’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

196

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings which include a claim for damages or other relief in relation to an act

 

in the nature of an interference with personal information or privacy.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

197

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings which include a claim for damages or

 

other relief in relation to an act in the nature of an interference with personal

 

information or privacy.’.

 

Karl Turner

 

198

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings which include a claim for damages for death or for physical or

 

psychological injury resulting from breach of any duty owed by an employer to

 

an employee.’.

 

Karl Turner

 

199

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings which include a claim for death or for

 

physical or psychological injury resulting from breach of any duty owed by an

 

employer to an employee.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

200

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings which include a claim for damages for death or for physical or

 

psychological injury resulting from any breach of duty or trespass to the person.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

201

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings which include a claim for damages for

 

death or for physical or psychological injury resulting from any breach of duty or

 

trespass to the person.’.

 

Kate Green

 

202

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings which include a claim for damages for physical or psychological

 

disease or illness resulting from any breach of duty or trespass to the person.’.

 

Kate Green

 

203

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings which include a claim for damages for

 

physical or psychological disease or illness resulting from any breach of duty or

 

trespass to the person.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

204

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings which include a claim for damages for loss resulting from breach of

 

any duty to exercise professional care or skill.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

205

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings which include a claim for damages for

 

loss resulting from breach of any duty to exercise professional care or skill.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

206

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings which include a money claim for the benefit of the estate or creditors

 

of an insolvent body corporate or partnership against persons concerned (or

 

formerly concerned) in its management.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

207

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings which include a money claim for the

 

benefit of the estate or creditors of an insolvent body corporate or partnership

 

against persons concerned (or formerly concerned) in its management.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

208

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

clinical negligence proceedings (within the meaning of section 58C).’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

209

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section, other than the definitions of “clinical

 

negligence”, “clinical negligence proceedings” and “proceedings” which

 

subsection (2) inserts into the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990, do not apply

 

in relation to a costs order made in favour of a party to clinical negligence

 

proceedings (as so defined).’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

210

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings which include a claim for judicial review of a decision or of a failure

 

to decide by a public body.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

211

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings which include a claim for judicial review

 

of a decision or of a failure to decide by a public body.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

212

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings in which—

 

(a)    

the parties are businesses, and

 

(b)    

one of those parties is a business which is a sole trader, partnership or

 

limited liability private company whose turnover is less than 20 per cent.

 

of the other or another party, and

 

(c)    

the success fee is part of a conditional fee agreement made by that party.’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

213

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings where—

 

(a)    

both parties are businesses, and


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 1 September 2011                  

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(b)    

the receiving party is a business whose turnover is less than 20 per cent.

 

of that of the paying party and the receiving party is a sole trader,

 

partnership or limited liability private company.’.

 

Karl Turner

 

214

 

Clause  41,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to

 

proceedings in which—

 

(a)    

one party is an individual who has purchased, commissioned or ordered

 

goods or services from the other party, and

 

(b)    

the other party is in business to provide such goods or services, and

 

(c)    

the success fee is part of a conditional fee agreement made by the party

 

referred to at (a) above.’.

 

Karl Turner

 

215

 

Clause  43,  page  31,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The amendments made by this section do not apply in relation to a costs order

 

made in favour of a party to proceedings where—

 

(a)    

the receiving party is an individual who has purchased, commissioned or

 

ordered goods or services from the other party, and

 

(b)    

the paying party is in business to provide such goods or services.’.

 

Yvonne Fovargue

 

216

 

Schedule  1,  page  99,  line  5,  leave out ‘from the United Kingdom’.

 

Yvonne Fovargue

 

217

 

Schedule  1,  page  99,  line  8,  leave out ‘from the United Kingdom’.

 

Kate Green

 

218

 

Schedule  1,  page  100,  leave out lines 35 to 38 and insert—

 

‘“abuse” means any incident of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse

 

(psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional) between adults

 

who are or have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of

 

gender or sexuality;’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

219

 

Schedule  1,  page  102,  line  5,  leave out ‘Mediation’ and insert ‘Dispute resolution’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

220

 

Schedule  1,  page  102,  line  6,  after ‘Mediation’, insert ‘and Collaborative Law’.

 

Yvonne Fovargue

 

221

 

Schedule  1,  page  116,  line  8,  leave out paragraph 15.


 
 

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Yvonne Fovargue

 

222

 

Schedule  1,  page  96,  line  7,  at end add—

 

‘( )    

All other educational needs’.

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

223

 

Schedule  1,  page  115,  line  19,  leave out paragraph 2.

 

Karl Turner

 

224

 

Clause  16,  page  12,  line  20,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr Andy Slaughter

 

225

 

Schedule  1,  page  115,  line  13,  at end add—

 

‘(c)    

civil legal services provided in relation to employment law’.

 

Kate Green

 

226

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  12,  at end add—

 

‘(c)    

that the individual is a child, or is without mental capacity’.

 

Kate Green

 

227

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  34,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

Civil legal services are to be available to an individual on a means tested basis for

 

advice and assistance to prepare an application for funding undert subsection

 

(2)(a).’.

 

Karl Turner

 

228

 

Page  38,  line  25,  leave out Clause 52.

 

Karl Turner

 

229

 

Schedule  1,  page  100,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the Director of Legal Aid Casework shall be entitled to determine

 

whether A has been abused by B or to be at risk of being abused by B on

 

the basis of evidence that he considers sufficiently compelling to make

 

such a determination.’.

 

Karl Turner

 

230

 

Schedule  1,  page  102,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

For the purposes of this paragraph, the Director of Legal Aid Casework shall be

 

entitled to determine whether a child who is or would be the subject of the order

 

is at risk of abuse from an individual other than A on the basis of evidence that he

 

considers sufficiently compelling to make such a determination.’.


 
 

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Kate Green

 

231

 

Schedule  1,  page  102,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

  ‘(2A)  

Civil legal services (including conveyancing services) provided in the course

 

of giving effect to an agreed settlement of a family dispute.’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

232

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Before making regulations relating to the payment of remuneration to barristers

 

and solicitors in accordance with subsection (3) the Lord Chancellor shall consult

 

the General Council of the Bar and the Law Society.

 

(3B)    

Where the Lord Chancellor makes regulations in accordance with subsection (3)

 

he shall have regard to the need to secure the provision of services of the

 

description to which the order relates by a sufficient number of competent

 

persons and bodies.’.

 


 
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