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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Tuesday 9 July 2013

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill


 

(Clauses 1 to 9)


 

Naomi Long

 

Negatived on division  7

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  25,  leave out ‘October’ and insert ‘January’.

 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  37,  leave out ‘October’ and insert ‘January’.

 

Nigel Mills

 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

In section 71E of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (duty

 

not to disclose contents of donation reports) after subsection (3) insert—

 

“(3A)    

Such information may be disclosed where a donation received by a

 

Northern Ireland recipient on or after 1 October 2014 exceeds £7,500.

 

(3B)    

Such information may be disclosed where the total donations received by

 

a Northern Ireland recipient from a relevant person in a year exceeds

 

£7,500, save that no information on donations received before 1 October

 

2014 may be published.”.’.

 

Mr Nigel Dodds

 

Dr William McCrea

 

Mr Jeffrey Donaldson

 

Mr Gregory Campbell

 

David Simpson

 

Jim Shannon

 

Ian Paisley

 

Sammy Wilson

 

Not called  6

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

Section 71B of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 is

 

repealed.’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 9 July 2013      

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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, continued

 
 

Clauses 1 and 2 Agreed to.

 


 

Naomi Long

 

Negatived on division  10

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  5,  after ‘Commons’, insert ‘or House of Lords’.

 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  11

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  7,  after ‘Commons’, insert ‘or House of Lords’.

 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  12

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

A person who becomes a Member of the House of Lords is not disqualified under

 

section 1(1)(za) at any time during the period of 8 days beginning with the day

 

the person becomes a Member of the House of Lords.’.

 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  13

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  30,  leave out from ‘members)’ to end of line 31 and insert

 

‘leave out “either House of Parliament.”.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  14

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  36,  after ‘Ireland)’, insert ‘or Seanad Éireann (the Senate of

 

Ireland).’.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Ms Margaret Ritchie

 

Not called  20

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  36,  at end insert ‘or Seanad Éireann (Senate of Ireland).

 

(dc)    

is a member of the House of Lords.’.

 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  15

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  38,  after ‘Éireann’, insert ‘or Seanad Éireann’.

 

Nigel Mills

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  41,  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

In section 1(1) of the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975

 

(disqualification of holders of certain offices and places) before paragraph (a)

 

insert—

 

“(za)    

is a member of the European Parliament;”.


 
 

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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, continued

 
 

(4)    

After section 1B of that Act (as inserted by section 4(2)) insert—

 

“1C    

Members of the European Parliament

 

A person returned at an election as a member of the Northern Ireland

 

Assembly is not disqualified under section 1(1)(za) at any time in the

 

period of 8 days beginning with the day the person is so returned.”.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  16

 

Clause  5,  page  6,  line  13,  leave out from ‘MPs’ to end and insert ‘, members of the

 

House of Lords or members of the Oireachtas).’.

 

Naomi Long

 

Not called  17

 

Clause  5,  page  6,  line  28,  leave out from ‘MPs’ to end and insert ‘, members of the

 

House of Lords or members of the Oireachtas); and’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Nigel Dodds

 

Dr William McCrea

 

Mr Jeffrey Donaldson

 

Mr Gregory Campbell

 

David Simpson

 

Jim Shannon

 

Ian Paisley

 

Sammy Wilson

 

Withdrawn  4

 

Clause  6,  page  6,  line  37,  at end add—

 

‘7B      

The alteration of the number of members of the Assembly required to express

 

their concern about a matter which is to be voted on by the Assembly, such

 

concern requiring that the vote on that matter shall require cross-community

 

support.

 

            

This paragraph does not include the alteration of that number to a number

 

exceeding 30.’.

 


 
 

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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nigel Dodds

 

Dr William McCrea

 

Mr Jeffrey Donaldson

 

Mr Gregory Campbell

 

David Simpson

 

Jim Shannon

 

Ian Paisley

 

Sammy Wilson

 

Not called  5

 

Clause  6,  page  6,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘7B      

The subject matter of Sections 16, 17, and 18 of this Act.

 

(2)    

In Schedule 2, paragraph (b) after “sections” insert “16, 17 and 18”.’.

 

Mark Durkan

 

Ms Margaret Ritchie

 

Not selected  19

 

Clause  6,  page  6,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘7B      

The alteration to any age between 16 and 18 of the minimum voting age for

 

elections to the Assembly or local government elections in Northern Ireland.’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Stephen Pound

 

Pamela Nash

 

Not selected  9

 

Clause  6,  page  6,  line  37,  at end add—

 

‘(2)    

In Schedule 3 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (reserved matters), at the end of

 

paragraph 1 insert “except such functions as are specified by the Secretary of

 

State by order made by statutory instrument.”.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Ms Margaret Ritchie

 

Not selected  1

 

Page  6,  line  38,  leave out Clause 7.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mark Durkan

 

Ms Margaret Ritchie

 

Withdrawn  18

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  4,  leave out from ‘is’ to end of line 41 and add ‘repealed.

 

(2)    

Any provision by Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly which provides, by virtue

 

of section 21A(3) or (3A) of the 1998 Act, for the method of appointment of a

 

Minister in charge of devolved policing and justice functions, shall be repealed.

 

(3)    

Any Minister in charge of devolved policing and justice functions shall be

 

appointed in the same way as other Northern Ireland Ministers.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 9 July 2013      

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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 9 Agreed to.

 

Bill (Clauses 1 to 9) reported.

 


 
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