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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Thursday 30 March 2017

 

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: 14-16, NC7

 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage)


 

Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill


 

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withdrawn amendments at the end.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.

 

 


 

Sir Greg Knight

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Automated vehicles and criminal liability

 

(1)    

Where a road traffic offence is committed by an automated which is driving itself,

 

neither the owner of the vehicle nor the occupant who would be deemed to be in

 

charge of the vehicle shall be liable for the offence unless the following condition

 

applies.

 

(2)    

The condition is that owner or occupant of the vehicle knew, or ought reasonable

 

to have known, before the journey began that an offence was likely to be

 

committed.”

 



 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Sir Greg Knight

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Access to driving log and recorded data

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must set out in regulations a system for owning, recording,

 

monitoring and accessing data produced by automated vehicles.

 

(2)    

These regulations must make provision for—

 

(a)    

the format and content of the data recorded by automated vehicles,

 

(b)    

how such data may be shared between interested parties, and

 

(c)    

any limitation that should be placed on how that data can be shared or

 

used.

 

(3)    

Where a statutory instrument contains the first regulations made under this

 

section, the instrument may not be made unless a draft of it has been laid before

 

Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.

 

(4)    

A statutory instrument containing regulation under this section, that are not the

 

first such regulation made under this section, is subject to annulment in pursuance

 

of a resolution of either House of Parliament.”

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Daniel Zeichner

 

Pat Glass

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Membership of European Aviation Safety Agency

 

Within three months of this Bill receiving Royal Assent the Government must

 

publish a report setting out its preferred option on the future of the UK’s

 

membership of the European Aviation Safety Agency.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause requires the Government to set out its position on UK membership of the European

 

Aviation Safety Agency after leaving the European Union.

 



 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Daniel Zeichner

 

Pat Glass

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Single European Skies Movement Research project

 

Within three months of this Bill receiving Royal Assent the Government must

 

publish a report setting out its position on the Single European Skies Air Traffic

 

Movement Research (SESAR) project.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause will require the Government set out its position on the Single European Skies Air

 

Traffic Movement Research project (SESAR) after leaving the European Union.

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Daniel Zeichner

 

Pat Glass

 

NC5

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Membership of the European Common Aviation Area

 

Within three months of this Bill receiving Royal Assent the Government must

 

publish a report setting out its preferred option on the future of the UK’s

 

membership of the European Common Aviation Area.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This New Clause requires the Government to set out its position on UK membership of the

 

European Common Aviation Area (ECAA) and maintaining current access with the EU and third

 

party countries after the UK leaves the European Union.

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

NC7

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Licensing and accreditation scheme for technicians working on automated

 

and electric vehicles

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must by regulations establish a scheme for the licensing

 

and accreditation of technicians who carry out work on automated and electric

 

vehicles.

 

(2)    

Where a statutory instrument contains the first regulations made under this

 

section, the instrument may not be made unless a draft of it has been laid before

 

Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.


 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

(3)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section, that are not the

 

first such regulations made under this section, is subject to annulment in

 

pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the Government to bring forward regulations for a licensing and

 

accreditation scheme for technicians carrying out work on automated and electric vehicles.

 

 


 

Mr Steve Baker

 

1

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  12,  leave out “operating system” and insert “software”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment recognises that “Operating system” is too narrow a term. A vehicle may have

 

firmware which is software in non-volatile memory, an operating system which is software in

 

volatile memory, and application software. The term “software” is inclusive so that the scope of

 

cover is not inadvertently narrowed.

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

2

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  15,  leave out “’s operating system”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Explanatory Statement for amendment 1.

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

3

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  20,  leave out “operating system” and insert “software”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Explanatory Statement for amendment 1.

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

4

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  22,  after “install software updates” insert “to the vehicle.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Explanatory Statement for amendment 1.

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

5

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  29,  leave out “operating system” and insert “software”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Explanatory Statement for amendment 1.

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

6

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  32,  leave out “’s operating system”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Explanatory Statement for amendment 1.


 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Steve Baker

 

7

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  39,  leave out “operating system” and insert “software”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Explanatory Statement for amendment 1.

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

8

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  41,  after “install software updates” insert “to the vehicle.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Explanatory Statement for amendment 1.

 


 

Mr Steve Baker

 

9

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

““software” in relation to an insured vehicle, means those components of

 

the vehicle’s computer system that are intangible rather than physical,

 

however stored.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment adds a definition of software.

 


 

Mr Steve Baker

 

10

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  5,  leave out “electrical”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment allows the Bill to cover hydrogen fuel used to power internal combustion engines.

 


 

Rob Marris

 

14

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  10,  page  6,  line  36,  leave out “fuel”

 

Rob Marris

 

15

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  10,  page  6,  line  40,  leave out “fuel”

 

Rob Marris

 

16

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  10,  page  7,  line  3,  leave out “fuel”

 



 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

12

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  15,  page  9,  line  3,  leave out “Subject to subsection (6),”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 13.

 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

13

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  15,  page  9,  line  12,  leave out subsection (6).

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment makes the first regulations made under section 9(3) and section 12 subject to an

 

affirmative resolution.

 


 

Mr Steve Baker

 

11

 

Clause  22,  page  17,  line  9,  leave out “five” and insert “ten”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment increases the maximum term of imprisonment from five years to 10 years for

 

conviction on indictment for the offence of shining or directing a laser at a vehicle.

 

 

Order of the House [6 March 2017]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Vehicle Technology and Aviation 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 Thursday 23 March 2017.

 

3.    

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

 

which it meets.

 

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand

 

committee 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.


 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

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.

 

 

NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices were withdrawn on 30 March 2017:

 

NC6

 


 

 

Revised 30 March 2017