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Consideration of Bill: 23 June 2014                     

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Deregulation Bill, continued

 
 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

83

 

Clause  30,  page  24,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

“ “planning permission” has the same meaning as in that Act (see section

 

336(1)).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 79. It defines “planning permission” as having

 

the same meaning as in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

Jonathan Reynolds

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Graham Stringer

 

Joan Walley

 

Caroline Lucas

 

2

 

Clause  30,  page  24,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

“(2)    

This section and section 31 shall not come into force until the Secretary of State

 

has laid a Zero-Carbon Housing Strategy before both Houses of Parliament.”

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

16

 

Clause  59,  page  43,  line  24,  leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

 

“( )    

in paragraph 7, after “paragraph 4 above” insert “that relates to material

 

that consists of or includes journalistic material”;

 

( )    

in paragraph 8, for “such an order” substitute “an order under paragraph

 

4 above that relates to material that consists of or includes journalistic

 

material”;

 

( )    

in paragraph 9, for “Such a notice” substitute “Notice of an application

 

for an order under paragraph 4 above that relates to material that consists

 

of or includes journalistic material”;

 

( )    

in paragraph 10, for “this Schedule” (in each place where it occurs)

 

substitute “paragraph 8”.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Clause 59(3) allows Criminal Procedure Rules to supply the procedure on an application for a

 

production order under Schedule 1 to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984. This

 

amendment, with amendment 17, excepts any application which relates to material that consists of

 

or includes journalistic material, as defined by section 13 of the 1984 Act, and ensures that the

 

procedure for such applications continues to be dealt with in Schedule 1.

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

17

 

Clause  59,  page  43,  line  29,  at end insert “, other than proceedings for an order

 

under paragraph 4 above that relates to material that consists of or includes journalistic

 

material.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement


 
 

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Deregulation Bill, continued

 
 

See the explanatory statement for amendment 1616

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

18

 

Clause  70,  page  49,  line  13,  at end insert “or by the National Assembly for Wales

 

constituted by the Government of Wales Act 1998.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment ensures that the power to spell out dates described in legislation cannot be used

 

to amend subordinate legislation made by the National Assembly for Wales

 


 

Caroline Lucas

 

64

 

Page  50,  line  30,  leave out Clauses 73 to 76.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment removes the requirement on persons exercising a regulatory function to have

 

regard to the desirability of promoting economic growth

 

Caroline Lucas

 

65

 

Clause  73,  page  50,  line  30,  leave out “economic growth” and insert “sustainable

 

development”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment substitutes the requirement on persons exercising a regulatory function to have

 

regard to the desirability of promoting economic growth with a requirement to have regard to the

 

desirability of promoting sustainable development

 

Caroline Lucas

 

66

 

Clause  73,  page  50,  line  33,  leave out “economic growth” and insert “sustainable

 

development”

 

Caroline Lucas

 

67

 

Clause  73,  page  50,  line  35,  leave out “economic growth” and insert “sustainable

 

development”

 

Caroline Lucas

 

69

 

Clause  73,  page  50,  line  37,  leave out “only”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment makes it clear that a person exercising a regulatory function under this section

 

must take regulatory action when needed

 



 
 

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Deregulation Bill, continued

 
 

Caroline Lucas

 

68

 

Clause  75,  page  51,  line  29,  leave out “economic growth” and insert “sustainable

 

development”

 


 

Caroline Lucas

 

70

 

Clause  76,  page  52,  line  4,  after “75”, insert ““sustainable development” means

 

development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of

 

existing communities and future generations to meet their own needs; and that contributes

 

to the principles that the nation and areas within it should live within their environmental

 

limits, should achieve a sustainable economy and should seek to ensure a strong, healthy

 

and just society.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This defines sustainable development in terms recommended by the Communities and Local

 

Government Select Committee 2011 inquiry into the National Planning Policy Framework, which

 

drew on the 2005 UK Sustainable Development Strategy

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

76

 

Clause  79,  page  53,  line  26,  after “(10)” insert “, (Short-term use of London

 

accommodation: power to relax restrictions)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides for the new clause inserted by amendment NC21 to extend to England

 

and Wales.

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

19

 

Clause  79,  page  53,  line  27,  after “Sections” insert “(Power of HMRC to disclose

 

information for purposes of certain litigation)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides for the new clause inserted by amendment NC6 to extend to England and

 

Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

20

 

Clause  79,  page  53,  line  27,  after ‘Sections’ insert ‘”54, 55,”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment extends clauses 54 and 55 (TV licensing) to the whole of the United Kingdom

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

21

 

Clause  79,  page  53,  line  27,  after “70” insert “, (Combining different forms of

 

subordinate legislation)”


 
 

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Deregulation Bill, continued

 
 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment ensures that the new clause mentioned in it extends to England and Wales,

 

Scotland and Northern Ireland

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

22

 

Clause  79,  page  53,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide for any of the provisions of section

 

55 to extend, with or without modifications, to any of the Channel Islands or the

 

Isle of Man.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment allows the provisions of clause 55 to be extended to the Channel Islands or Isle

 

of Man

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

77

 

Clause  80,  page  53,  line  30,  after “Sections” insert “, (Short-term use of London

 

accommodation: power to relax restrictions)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides for the new clause inserted by amendment NC21 (which confers a power

 

to make regulations) to come into force on the day on which the Bill is passed.

 

Jonathan Reynolds

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Graham Stringer

 

Joan Walley

 

3

 

Clause  80,  page  53,  line  38,  at end insert “, subject to the condition in subsection

 

(2) of that section;”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 22

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

24

 

Clause  80,  page  53,  line  39,  after “35” insert “and (Removal of restriction on

 

investigation of tramway accidents in Scotland by RAIB)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment has the effect that the new clause inserted by amendment NC4 will come into force

 

2 months after the Bill receives Royal Assent

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

25

 

Clause  80,  page  54,  line  4,  after “70” insert “, (Combining different forms of

 

subordinate legislation)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment ensures that the new clause mentioned in it comes into force 2 months after the

 

Bill is passed


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 23 June 2014                     

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Deregulation Bill, continued

 
 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

26

 

Clause  80,  page  54,  line  8,  after “Parts” insert “A1,”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment has the effect that the new Part added to Schedule 9 to the Bill by amendment 51

 

will come into force 2 months after the Bill receives Royal Assent

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

50

 

Schedule  6,  page  92,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

    “(1)  

The following repeals are made in consequence of paragraphs 18 and 19.

 

      (2)  

In the Insolvency Act 1986—

 

(a)    

in section 1(2), omit “or authorised to act as nominee,”;

 

(b)    

in section 2(4), omit “, or authorised to act as nominee,”;

 

(c)    

in section 4(2), omit “or authorised to act as nominee,”;

 

(d)    

in section 7(5), omit “or authorised to act as supervisor,”;

 

(e)    

in Schedule A1—

 

(i)    

in paragraph 28(1), omit “, or authorised to act as nominee,”;

 

(ii)    

in paragraph 31(2), omit “, or authorised to act as nominee,”;

 

(iii)    

in paragraph 33(1), omit “, or authorised to act as nominee,”;

 

(iv)    

in paragraph 39(6), omit “, or authorised to act as supervisor,”.

 

      (3)  

In the Insolvency Act 2000, omit section 4(3) and (4).

 

      (4)  

In Schedule 6 to the Mental Capacity Act 2005, omit paragraph 31(2).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment makes amendments that are consequential on the repeal (by Part 6 of Schedule 6

 

to the Bill) of provisions allowing individuals to be authorised to act solely as nominees or

 

supervisors in voluntary arrangements

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

52

 

Schedule  12,  page  140,  line  29,  after “subsection (1)” insert “(like the power in

 

subsection (1) of section one of this Act)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The amendment equates the Bill’s existing amendment to the Destructive Imported Animals Act

 

1932 (making explicit that the power to make control orders for other destructive non-indigenous

 

animals under section 10(1) includes power of revocation and amendment) to the power to make

 

similar orders for musk rats under section 1(1)

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

53

 

Schedule  12,  page  141,  line  12,  leave out “The Secretary of State” and insert

 

“Lantra (the company registered in England and Wales with the company registration


 
 

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number 2823181)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Following a DEFRA consultation (undertaken with the Scottish and Welsh Governments), this

 

amendment makes Lantra (the UK’s Sector Skills Council for land-based and environmental

 

industries), rather than the Secretary of State, the successor to the Council for Small Industries in

 

Rural Areas as an appointer of a member of the Farriers Registration Council

 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

54

 

Schedule  12,  page  141,  line  14,  leave out sub-paragraph (3).

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 5353.  As the Secretary of State is no longer to

 

have the power to appoint a member of the Farriers Registration Council, this amendment removes

 

the requirement for the Secretary of State to consult the Scottish Ministers before making an

 

appointment

 


 

Tom Brake

 

Oliver Heald

 

57

 

Schedule  15,  page  155,  line  21,  leave out paragraph 2 and insert—

 

“2  (1)  

Omit sections 110 and 111 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998

 

(which require the governing bodies of certain schools to adopt home-school

 

agreements), and the italic cross-heading before those sections.

 

      (2)  

In consequence of sub-paragraph (1)—

 

(a)    

in section 138(4)(a) of that Act, omit “, 110(10)”;

 

(b)    

in the Learning and Skills Act 2000, in Schedule 9, omit paragraph 85;

 

(c)    

in the Education Act 2002, in Schedule 7, omit paragraph 9;

 

(d)    

in the Education Act 2011, in Schedule 13, omit paragraph 10(9).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Paragraph 2 of Schedule 15 currently provides for the requirement that governing bodies of

 

certain schools (maintained schools, city technology colleges, city colleges for the technology of

 

the arts and Academy schools) adopt home-school agreements to cease to apply in England. The

 

amendment substitutes a new paragraph 2 which provides for the requirement to cease to apply in

 

both England and Wales

 

 

Order of the House [3 February 2014]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Deregulation 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 Tuesday 25 March 2014.

 

3.    

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

 

which it meets.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 23 June 2014                     

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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 Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Order of the house [14 may 2014]

 

That the Order of 3 February 2014 (Deregulation Bill (Programme)) be varied as

 

follows:

 

1.    

Paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order shall be omitted.

 

2.    

Proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading shall be taken in two days

 

in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.

 

3.    

Proceedings on Consideration—

 

(a)    

shall be taken on the days shown in the first column of the following

 

Table and in the order so shown; and

 

(b)    

shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion

 

at the times shown in the second column of the Table.

 

TABLE

 

First day

 
 

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

 
 

New Clauses and new Schedules

3.00 pm

 
 

relating to the sale of alcohol and

  
 

amendments to Clauses 47 to 53;

  
 

amendments to Schedule 19

  
 

New Clauses and new Schedules

5.00 pm

 
 

relating to health and safety at work

  
 

  
 

New Clauses and new Schedules

7.00 pm

 
 

relating to apprenticeships and

  
 

amendments to Clauses 3 and 4 and

  
 

Schedules 1 to 13.

  

 
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