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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 15 January 2015

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Infrastructure Bill, As Amended


 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Hydraulic fracturing

 

(1)    

The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010, Schedule

 

1, Part 2, Chapter 1, is amended as follows:

 

(2)    

After Section 1.2 insert—

 

    “SECTION 1.3

 

Hydraulic Fracturing Activities

 

 

      

Part A(1)

 

(a)    

carrying out exploration or assessments prior to hydraulic

 

fracturing;

 

(b)    

drilling wells for use in hydraulic fracturing;

 

(c)    

process of hydraulic fracturing;

 

(d)    

decommissioning and long-term maintenance of hydraulic

 

fracturing wells.””

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

1

 

Clause  39,  page  46,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Before a well design is commenced or adopted in connection with the

 

exploitation of petroleum, the right of use requires the Health and Safety

 

Executive to inspect the well so as to satisfy itself that—


 
 

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(a)    

so far as is reasonably practicable, there can be no unplanned escape of

 

fluids from the well; and

 

(b)    

risks to the health and safety of persons from it or anything in it, or in

 

strata to which it is connected, are as low as is reasonably practicable.

 

( )    

Where the Health and Safety Executive is satisfied that a condition in subsection

 

(   ) is met, it shall give notice to the Secretary of State.

 

( )    

The Secretary of State shall publish the information received from the Health and

 

Safety Executive in accordance with subclause (   ).”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

2

 

Clause  35,  page  45,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(6)    

The Secretary of State shall, before the award of licences in relation to the use of

 

deep-level land for onshore oil and gas exploration, issued additional planning

 

guidance introducing a presumption against such developments within or under

 

protected areas.”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Shale gas extraction: devolution

 

(1)    

The Scotland Act 1998 is amended as follows:

 

(2)    

In Schedule 5, Part II, section D2, after “gas other than through pipes,”, insert—

 

“( )    

The licensing of onshore shale gas extraction underlying Scotland.

 

( )    

Responsibility for mineral access rights for onshore extraction of shale

 

gas in Scotland.””

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

3

 

Clause  38,  page  45,  line  22,  leave out “300 metres” and insert “1,000 metres”

 

Richard Burden

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“National Infrastructure Commission

 

(1)    

There shall be an independent National Infrastructure Commission.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations provide for the appointment, duties,

 

functions and staffing of the National Infrastructure Commission.

 

(3)    

Regulations made under subsection (2) may make provision for any

 

consequential matter that the Secretary of State considers is necessary to establish

 

the National Infrastructure Commission.


 
 

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(4)    

Regulations made under subsection (2) shall be made by statutory instrument.

 

(5)    

A statutory instrument under this section shall not be made unless a draft of it has

 

been laid before and approved by both Houses of Parliament.

 

(6)    

In this section—

 

“National infrastructure” means infrastructure of strategic significance in or

 

relating to the sectors including—

 

(a)    

transport covering ports, transport networks (including railways

 

and roads) and aviation;

 

(b)    

energy;

 

(c)    

flood defences;

 

(d)    

hazardous waste;

 

(e)    

telecommunications;

 

(f)    

water; and

 

(g)    

such other sectors as are prescribed.”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

4

 

Page  1,  line  4,  leave out Clauses 1 and 2.

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

5

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  39,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

6

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  4,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

7

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  16,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

8

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  18,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

9

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  26,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”


 
 

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Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

10

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  27,  leave out “A strategic highways company” and insert

 

“The Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

11

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  32,  leave out “A strategic highways company” and insert

 

“The Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

12

 

Page  3,  line  36,  leave out Clauses 5 and 7.

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

13

 

Clause  8,  page  5,  line  34,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

14

 

Clause  8,  page  5,  line  38,  leave out “a strategic highways company’s” and insert

 

“the Highways Agency’s”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

15

 

Clause  8,  page  5,  line  42,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

16

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  23,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

17

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  26,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”


 
 

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Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

18

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  29,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

19

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  35,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

20

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  37,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

21

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  39,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

22

 

Clause  10,  page  7,  line  2,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert “the

 

Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

23

 

Clause  10,  page  7,  line  8,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

24

 

Clause  10,  page  7,  line  9,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

25

 

Clause  10,  page  7,  line  10,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”


 
 

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Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

26

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  16,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

27

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  20,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

28

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  22,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

29

 

Page  8,  line  2,  leave out Clauses 13 and 14.

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

30

 

Clause  15,  page  9,  line  32,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

31

 

Page  10,  line  10,  leave out Clause 16.

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

32

 

Page  55,  line  2,  leave out Schedule 1.

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

33

 

Schedule  2,  page  82,  line  11,  leave out “a strategic highways company” and insert

 

“the Highways Agency”


 
 

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Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

34

 

Schedule  2,  page  82,  line  19,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

35

 

Schedule  2,  page  82,  line  20,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

36

 

Schedule  2,  page  82,  line  22,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

37

 

Schedule  2,  page  82,  line  24,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

38

 

Schedule  2,  page  83,  line  4,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

39

 

Schedule  2,  page  83,  line  6,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

40

 

Schedule  2,  page  83,  line  6,  leave out “company” and insert “Highways Agency”

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

41

 

Schedule  2,  page  83,  line  22,  leave out “strategic highways company” and insert

 

“Highways Agency”


 
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