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Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Monday 23 April 2012

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Civil Aviation Bill, As Amended


 

New ClauseS

 

CAA’s specific duty

 

Graham Stringer

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘It will be the primary duty of the CAA to ensure that there is adequate capacity

 

at the United Kingdom’s airports to serve all domestic and international demand

 

from providers and users of air transport services for domestic and international

 

air transport.’.

 


 

Access for disabled and reduced mobility air passengers

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

Tom Blenkinsop

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State and the CAA will produce an annual report on disabled and

 

reduced mobility air transport passenger experiences of airport operation services

 

and air transport services which must include evidence on the extent to which

 

airport operations and air transport services are compliant with relevant

 

legislation, regulations and codes of practice for the time being in force.’.

 



 
 

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Risk-based aviation security regime

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State may direct the operators of airport areas to implement an

 

outcomes-focused, risk-based aviation security regime to govern the exercise of

 

their functions in relation to aviation security.

 

(2)    

When making directions under this section, the Secretary of State must by order

 

set out the framework for the introduction of the outcomes-focused, risk-based

 

aviation security regime.

 

(3)    

An order under this section must be approved by a resolution of each House of

 

Parliament.’.

 


 

Accounts and audits

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Section 15 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (Accounts and audit) is amended as

 

follows—

 

(a)    

In subsection (1), leave out paragraph (c) and insert—

 

“(c)    

to send copies of the statement of accounts to the

 

Secretary of State and the Comptroller and Auditor

 

General before the end of the November following the

 

accounting year to which the statement relates.”.

 

(b)    

In subsection (2), leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

 

“(a)    

The National Audit Office shall examine, certify and

 

report on each statement of accounts received under

 

subsection (1) and shall lay copies of the statement of

 

accounts and its report thereon before each House of

 

Parliament.”.

 

(2)    

In the National Audit Act 1983, Schedule 4 (Nationalised Industries and Other

 

Public Authorities) Part 1, leave out “Civil Aviation Authority”.’.

 



 
 

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CAA general financial duties

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

NC5

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 8 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (General financial duties) after

 

subsection (4) insert—

 

“(5)    

It shall be the duty of the CAA to conduct its affairs in such a manner as

 

to fulfil a general duty of efficiency in the use of its financial

 

resources.”.’.

 


 

Compensation for noise pollution

 

Seema Malhotra

 

NC6

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The CAA must ensure that airport operators establish and implement a scheme

 

to compensate persons residing in or occupying business or community premises

 

in an area designated in the licence conditions for the noise pollution arising from

 

activities within the airport area, including the landing and taking off of aircraft.’.

 


 

Graham Stringer

 

2

 

Page  2,  line  11  [Clause  1],  after ‘economy’, insert ‘, effectiveness’.

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

3

 

Page  2,  line  17  [Clause  1],  after ‘Chapter’, insert—

 

‘(ea)    

the need to work with NATS, the Secretary of State, the Committee on

 

Climate Change and air transport service providers towards meeting the

 

United Kingdom’s greenhouse gas emission reduction obligations as set

 

out in the UK’s Carbon Budget, including the UK’s share of international

 

aviation emissions’.


 
 

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Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

4

 

Page  2,  line  17  [Clause  1],  after ‘Chapter’, insert—

 

‘(ea)    

the effect on the environment and on local communities of activities

 

connected with the provision of airport operation services and air

 

transport services at the airport to which the licence relates,’.

 


 

Graham Stringer

 

1

 

Page  3,  line  8  [Clause  2],  after ‘economy’, insert ‘, effectiveness’.

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

5

 

Page  3,  line  10  [Clause  2],  leave out ‘and’ and insert—

 

‘(ca)    

the effect on the environment and on local communities of activities

 

connected with the provision of airport operation services and air

 

transport services at the airport to which the licence relates, and’.

 


 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

8

 

Page  13,  line  17  [Clause  18],  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

A licence must include an obligation on licence holders to procure and publish

 

annual surveys of passenger satisfaction, including but not limited to—

 

(a)    

baggage handling services, and

 

(b)    

arrangements for delays affecting air passengers.’.

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

9

 

Page  13,  line  17  [Clause  18],  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

A licence must include provisions requiring the holder of a licence to develop

 

passenger welfare plans.’.

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

10

 

Page  13,  line  17  [Clause  18],  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

A licence must include provisions requiring the holder of a licence to provide

 

support for stranded passengers at airports.’.

 



 
 

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Seema Malhotra

 

20

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  14,  line  37  [Clause  21],  at end insert—

 

‘(g)    

provision relating to a compensation scheme for the noise pollution

 

arising out of activities within the airport area which affects persons

 

residing in or occupying business or community premises in an area

 

designated in the licence conditions.’.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

14

 

Page  38,  line  42  [Clause  63],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In this section “relevant 1998 Act functions” means functions specified in section

 

62(2).’.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

15

 

Page  42,  line  28  [Clause  70],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Regulations under section 9 may include provision about when two or more

 

persons are or are not to be treated for the purposes of this Part as jointly having

 

such responsibility.

 

( )    

The CAA’s power under section 10 to make a determination includes power to

 

determine whether, in a particular case, two or more persons have such

 

responsibility.’.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

19

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  46,  line  5  [Clause  77],  after ‘functions’, insert ‘—

 

(a)    

section 7(2) (requirement to make market power determination) does not

 

apply in respect of area C,

 

(b)    

section 14(4) (deemed application for licence where airport area becomes

 

dominant) does not apply in relation to the operator, and

 

(c)    

’.

 


 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

11

 

Page  49,  line  31  [Clause  80],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The CAA may also provide advice and assistance to such persons in connection

 

with security checks performed on users of civil air services who have religious


 
 

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clothing requirements in order that their dignity be maintained without

 

compromising the rigour of those security checks.’.

 


 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

13

 

Page  51,  line  10  [Clause  82],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Before making a scheme under this section the Secretary of State must review the

 

impact of such transfers on the security functions of the CAA.’.

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

7

 

Page  51,  line  22  [Clause  83],  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

greenhouse gas emissions resulting from both domestic flights and

 

flights to European Union Member States, with greenhouse gas

 

emissions for an equivalent journey via rail or coach.’.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

16

 

Page  52,  line  9  [Clause  84],  after first ‘or’, insert ‘proposed’.

 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

6

 

Page  52,  line  11  [Clause  84],  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the use of international air

 

transport services from a civil airport and domestic air transport services

 

to or from a civil airport.’.

 


 

Jim Fitzpatrick

 

John Woodcock

 

12

 

Page  64,  line  30  [Clause  109],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

In relation to NC3, an order under this section must set a commencement date

 

which is later than the date of the satisfactory introduction of an outcomes-

 

focused, risk-based aviation security regime.’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 23 April 2012                  

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Civil Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

17

 

Page  110,  line  30  [Schedule  11],  after ‘aircraft)’ insert ‘—

 

(a)    

’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

18

 

Page  110,  line  31  [Schedule  11],  at end insert ‘, and

 

(b)    

for “that Authority” substitute “the CAA”.’.

 

 

Order of the House [30 January]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Civil Aviation Bill—

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 15 March 2012.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of any further message from the Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Civil Aviation Bill (Programme) (No. 2)

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

That the Order of 30 January 2012 (Civil Aviation Bill (Programme)) be varied as

 

follows—

 

1.    

Paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order shall be omitted.

 

2.    

Proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be

 

taken on two days in accordance with the following provisions.

 

Consideration

 

3.    

Proceedings on consideration shall be taken on the first day and shall (so far

 

as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of

 

interruption on that day.


 
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