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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Tuesday 28 October 2014

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

626-662

 

 

Committee of the whole House


 

Recall of MPs Bill


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

Clause  19,  page  13,  line  3,  after “person” insert “who is, if a relevant circumstance

 

arises,”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment and amendments 51 and 52 remove a potential ambiguity in clause 19(1).

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

Clause  19,  page  13,  line  4,  leave out from “functions”)” to end of line 7 and

 

insert—

 

“( )    

For the purposes of this section, a “relevant circumstance” arises if—

 

(a)    

the Speaker is unable to perform the Speaker’s functions because of

 

absence, illness or for any other reason, or

 

(b)    

there is a vacancy in the office of the Speaker.”

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

Clause  19,  page  13,  line  11,  leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

“(3)    

If a relevant circumstance arises and no appointment under subsection (1) is in

 

force, the Speaker’s functions are to be performed by the Chairman of Ways and

 

Means or a Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.”

 


 
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