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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Wednesday 4 December 2013

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Gender Equality (International

 

Development) Bill

 

Mr William Cash

 

Secretary Justine Greening

 

1

 

Page  1,  line  1,  leave out Clause 1.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Secretary Justine Greening

 

2

 

Page  1,  line  8,  leave out Clause 2.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Secretary Justine Greening

 

3

 

Page  1,  line  14,  leave out Clause 3.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Secretary Justine Greening

 

4

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  1,  leave out from ‘2006’ to end of line 3 and insert ‘(annual

 

report on effectiveness of aid), after paragraph (c) insert—

 

“(ca)    

what steps have been taken as a result of sections 1(1A) and 3(2)

 

of the International Development Act 2002 in pursuing

 

Millennium Development Goal 3,”’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Secretary Justine Greening

 

5

 

Clause  5,  page  2,  line  5,  leave out ‘Gender Equality (International Development)’

 

and insert ‘International Development (Gender Equality)’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 4 December 2013                  

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Gender Equality (International Development) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Secretary Justine Greening

 

6

 

Clause  5,  page  2,  line  7,  leave out second ‘on’ and insert ‘with’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Secretary Justine Greening

 

7

 

Clause  5,  page  2,  line  9,  leave out ‘applies’ and insert ‘extends’.

 

Duty to have regard to gender inequality

 

Mr William Cash

 

Secretary Justine Greening

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The International Development Act 2002 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 1 (development assistance), after subsection (1) insert—

 

“(1A)    

Before providing development assistance under subsection (1), the

 

Secretary of State shall have regard to the desirability of providing

 

development assistance that is likely to contribute to reducing poverty in

 

a way which is likely to contribute to reducing inequality between

 

persons of different gender.”

 

(3)    

In section 3 (humanitarian assistance), after the existing provision (which

 

becomes subsection (1)) insert—

 

“(2)    

Before providing assistance under subsection (1), the Secretary of State

 

shall have regard to the desirability of providing assistance under that

 

subsection in a way that takes account of any gender-related differences

 

in the needs of those affected by the disaster or emergency.”

 

(4)    

The requirement imposed by an amendment made by this section may be satisfied

 

by things done (wholly or in part) before the commencement of the amendment

 

(including things done before the passing of this Act).’.

 


 
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