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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Monday 6 July 2015

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: NC1 and NC2

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Scotland Bill, As Amended


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in the

 

order in which they relate to the Bill.

 

 


 

NEW CLAUSES

 

Ian Murray

 

Wayne David

 

NC1

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Independent Commission on Full Fiscal Autonomy

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State shall appoint a commission of between four and eleven

 

members to conduct an analysis of the impact of Full Fiscal Autonomy on the

 

Scottish economy, labour market and public finances and to report by 31 March

 

2016.

 

(2)    

No member of the House of Commons, the House of Lords, or the Scottish

 

Parliament may be a member of the commission.

 

(3)    

No employee of the Scottish Government or of any government Department or

 

agency anywhere in the United Kingdom may be a member of the commission.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 6 July 2015                     

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Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

(4)    

The Secretary of State shall, in consultation and with the agreement of Scottish

 

Ministers, appoint as members of the commission only persons who appear to the

 

Secretary of State to hold a relevant qualification or to have relevant experience.

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State shall not appoint as a member of the commission any

 

person who is a member of a political party.

 

(6)    

Before appointing any member of the commission, the Secretary of State must

 

consult—

 

(a)    

The Chair of any select committee appointed by the House of Commons

 

to consider Scottish Affairs, and

 

(b)    

The Chair of any select committee appointed by the House of Commons

 

to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of Her Majesty’s

 

Treasury and its associated public bodies.

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations issue the commission with terms of

 

reference and guidelines for the commission’s working methods, including an

 

outline definition of the policy of full fiscal autonomy for the commission to

 

analyse.

 

(8)    

The Secretary of State must lay copies of the report of the commission before

 

both Houses of Parliament, and must transmit a copy of the report of the

 

commission to the Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament.

 

(9)    

Regulations under this section must be made by statutory instrument, subject to

 

annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.”

 


 

Ian Murray

 

Wayne David

 

NC2

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“New benefits

 

In Section F1 of Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998, in the Exceptions,

 

after exception 8 (see section 23 above) insert—

 

         

“Exception 9

 

A benefit not in existence at the relevant date provided entitlement to or

 

the purpose of the benefit is different from entitlement to or the purpose

 

of any benefit that is—

 

(a)    

in existence at the relevant date,

 

(b)    

payable by or on behalf of a Minister of the Crown, and

 

(c)    

otherwise a reserved benefit.

 

For the purpose of this exception—

 

“the relevant date” means the date of introduction into Parliament of the Bill

 

that becomes the Scotland Act 2015;

 

“reserved benefit” means a benefit which is to any extent a reserved

 

matter.””

 


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 6 July 2015                     

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Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

ORDER OF THE HOUSE [8 jUNE 2015]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Scotland Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

 

Proceedings in Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in four

 

days.

 

3.    

The proceedings shall be taken on the days shown in the first column of the

 

following Table and in the order so shown.

 

4.    

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

 

conclusion at the times specified in the second column of the Table.

 

 

      TABLE

 

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

 
 

First day

 
 

Clauses 1 to 11, new Clauses

The moment of interruption on the

 
 

relating to Part 1, new Schedules

first day

 
 

relating to Part 1

  
 

Second day

 
 

Clauses 12 to 17, Schedule 1,

The moment of interruption on the

 
 

Clause 18, new Clauses relating to

second day

 
 

Part 2, new Schedules relating to

  
 

Part 2

  
 

Third day

 
 

Clauses 19 to 30, new Clauses

The moment of interruption on the

 
 

relating to Part 3, new Schedules

third day

 
 

relating to Part 3

  
 

Fourth day

 
 

Clauses 31 to 37, Schedule 2,

Three hours after the

 
 

Clauses 38 to 45, new Clauses

commencement of proceedings on

 
 

relating to Part 4, new Schedules

the Bill on the fourth day

 
 

relating to Part 4

  
 

Clauses 46 to 55, new Clauses

The moment of interruption on the

 
 

relating to Part 5, new Schedules

fourth day

 
 

relating to Part 5, Clauses 56 to 58,

  
 

new Clauses relating to Part 6, new

  
 

Schedules relating to Part 6, Clauses

  
 

59 to 64, new Clauses relating to

  
 

Part 7, new Schedules relating to

  
 

Part 7, remaining proceedings on the

  
 

Bill

  

 
 

Notices of Amendments: 6 July 2015                     

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Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

5.    

Any 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.

 

6.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

Programming committee

 

7.    

Standing Order No 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings in Committee of the whole House, to any proceedings on

 

Consideration or to proceedings on Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

8.    

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.

 


 

 

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