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(4)    

Notice of—

 

(a)    

the withdrawal of a requirement under subsection (2), or

 

(b)    

a direction under subsection (3),

 

    

must be given to the person on whom the requirement was imposed.””

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment extends what was new section 128ZZA so that the Registrar’s powers under the

 

section cover emergency control assessments in connection with licences. The new section is

 

inserted after section 133D to reflect its revised content. The amendment which inserted new

 

section 128ZZA is removed by amendment40 40

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

44

 

Schedule  2,  page  73,  line  21,  leave out “In”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment47 47

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

45

 

Schedule  2,  page  73,  line  23,  after “2006,” insert ‘is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment47 47

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

46

 

Schedule  2,  page  73,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

in the second column, for “for registration as disabled driving

 

instructor” substitute “to be registered in respect of driving

 

instruction”;”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Amendments 46, 47, 48 and 49464748 49 add further consequential amendments to Part 1 of

 

Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988, to reflect the amendments to the Road Traffic

 

Act 1988 made by Schedule 2 to the Bill

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

47

 

Schedule  2,  page  73,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

    “(3)  

In the entry for section 133C(4) of the Road Traffic Act 1988, in the second

 

column, omit “disabled”.

 

      (4)  

In the entry for section 133D of the Road Traffic Act 1988, in the second

 

column, for “disabled persons” substitute “persons required to hold an

 

emergency control certificates”.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See amendment 4646.

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

48

 

Schedule  2,  page  73,  line  32,  at end insert—


 
 

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“(aa)    

in the second column, for “for registration as disabled driving

 

instructor” substitute “to be registered in respect of driving

 

instruction”;”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See amendment 4646

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

49

 

Schedule  2,  page  73,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(3)  

In the entry for section 133C(4) of the Road Traffic Act 1988, in the second

 

column, omit “disabled”.

 

      (4)  

In the entry for section 133D of the Road Traffic Act 1988, in the second

 

column for “disabled persons” substitute “persons required to hold emergency

 

control certificates”.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See amendment 4646

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

51

 

Schedule  9,  page  122,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

“Part A1

 

Duration of driving licences to be granted to drivers with relevant or

 

prospective disabilities

 

A1         

Part 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (licensing of drivers of vehicles) is

 

amended as follows.

 

A2         

In section 99 (duration of licences of drivers of motor vehicles of classes other

 

than any prescribed class of goods vehicle or any prescribed class of

 

passenger-carrying vehicle), in subsection (1)(b) (duration of licence to be

 

granted to person suffering from relevant or prospective disability), for the

 

words from “of not more than” to “may determine” substitute “as the Secretary

 

of State may determine which shall be a period—

 

(i)    

of not more than ten years and not less than one year,

 

ending on or before the seventieth anniversary of the

 

applicant’s date of birth, or

 

(ii)    

where, at the time the licence is granted, there are less

 

than three years until that seventieth anniversary or

 

where the licence is granted on or after that

 

anniversary, of not more than three years and not less

 

than one year”.

 

A3         

In consequence of paragraph A2, in section 100(1)(b) (appeals relating to

 

licences: determination under section 99(1)(b))—

 

(a)    

for “three” substitute “ten”;

 

(b)    

after “or less” insert “or, where sub-paragraph (ii) of section 99(1)(b)

 

applies, for three years or less”.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment increases the period for which a driving licence for non-vocational drivers


 
 

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suffering from a relevant or prospective disability can be granted from a maximum of three years

 

to a maximum of ten years, ending no later than the driver’s 70th birthday. Once a driver is over

 

67, the maximum is three years

 


 

nEW clauses and new schedules relating to tv licensing and amendments

 

to clauses 54 and 55

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Helen Goodman

 

62

 

Clause  54,  page  40,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

“(3)    

The Secretary of State must lay the terms of reference of a review under

 

subsection (1) before each House of Parliament.”

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

14

 

Clause  55,  page  40,  line  24,  after “be” insert “—

 

(a)    

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is a drafting amendment related to amendment 1515

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

15

 

Clause  55,  page  40,  line  25,  at end insert “, or

 

(b)    

such amount, not exceeding a maximum amount specified in the

 

regulations, as may be determined by a body so specified.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

In the event of the Secretary of State deciding to make regulations replacing the TV licensing

 

offences with a civil penalty regime, this amendment would allow the regulations to provide for the

 

amount of the penalty to be determined by a body specified in the regulations, subject to a

 

maximum amount specified in the regulations

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Helen Goodman

 

63

 

Clause  55,  page  41,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

“(14)    

The power conferred by subsection (1) may not be exercised until after the BBC’s

 

Royal Charter has next been reviewed.”

 


 

remaining new clauses; remaining new schedules; remaining proceedings


 
 

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on consideration

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

“Limit on indemnity required under Outer Space Act 1986

 

(1)    

The Outer Space Act 1986 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 3 (prohibition of unlicensed activities), after subsection (3) insert—

 

“(3A)    

An order under subsection (3) may—

 

(a)    

provide that section 10(1) does not apply to a person to the extent

 

that the person is carrying on activities that do not require a

 

licence by virtue of the order;

 

(b)    

specify the maximum amount of a person’s liability under

 

section 10(1) so far as the liability relates to the carrying on of

 

activities that do not require a licence by virtue of the order.”

 

(3)    

In section 5 (terms of licence), after subsection (2) insert—

 

“(3)    

A licence must specify the maximum amount of the licensee’s liability to

 

indemnify Her Majesty’s government in the United Kingdom under

 

section 10 in respect of activities authorised by the licence.”

 

(4)    

In section 10 (obligation to indemnify government against claims), after

 

subsection (1) insert—

 

“(1A)    

Subsection (1) is subject to—

 

(a)    

any limit on the amount of a person’s liability that is specified in

 

a licence, and

 

(b)    

any order made under section 3(3).”

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State may vary any licence under section 4 of the 1986 Act that

 

is held at the time when this section comes into force so as to specify the

 

maximum amount of the licencee’s liability under section 10 of that Act.

 

(6)    

A variation under subsection (5) is to be made by giving notice in writing to the

 

licensee.

 

(7)    

The power under section 15(6) of the 1986 Act may be exercised so as to extend

 

to any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or any British overseas territory any

 

provision made by this section (subject to any specified exceptions or

 

modifications).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Section 10 of the Outer Space Act 1986 requires people carrying out certain space activities to

 

indemnify the UK government against claims arising out of the activities. The new clause makes

 

provision for limiting the amount of the liability under the indemnity

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

NC6

 

To move the following Clause—


 
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