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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Tuesday 15 May 2018

 

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: 1 to 6 and NC1 and NC2

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration


 

Bill [Lords]


 

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withdrawn amendments at the end.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.

 


 

Jesse Norman

 

1

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

“(d)    

for a number of permits determined by the Secretary of State to be

 

available for grant in cases in which the Secretary of State considers it

 

inappropriate for provision made under paragraph (c) to be applied, for

 

example because of an emergency or other special need.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would allow regulations to provide for the Secretary of State to reserve a certain

 

number of permits for grant in cases in which it is inappropriate to apply the normal permit

 

allocation procedure set out in regulations, for example because of an emergency or special need.


 
 

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Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration -[Lords], continued

 
 

Jesse Norman

 

2

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  2,  leave out from “permit,” to end of line 3 and insert

 

“including provision specifying—

 

“(i)    

when an application is to be made, or that the time when an

 

application is to be made is to be determined by the Secretary of

 

State;”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would ensure that regulations can provide for the time when a permit application

 

is to be made to be determined by the Secretary of State.

 


 

Jesse Norman

 

3

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  13,  page  9,  line  2,  leave out subsections (3) to (5)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment removes provision which is replaced by NC1 and NC2.

 


 

Jesse Norman

 

4

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  14,  page  9,  line  31,  leave out subsections (3) and (4)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment removes provision which is replaced by NC1 and NC2.

 


 

Jesse Norman

 

5

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  23,  page  13,  line  35,  leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

“(3)    

A statutory instrument containing any of the following (with or without other

 

provision) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before

 

and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament—

 

(a)    

the first regulations under section 1;

 

(b)    

the first regulations under section 2;

 

(c)    

the first regulations under section 13;

 

(d)    

the first regulations under section 18;

 

(e)    

the first regulations under section (Trailer safety: testing regulations);

 

(f)    

other regulations under section (Trailer safety: testing regulations)

 

which amend an Act.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment requires the first regulations for periodic testing of trailers (see NC2), and any

 

later regulations which amend an Act, to be subject to the affirmative procedure.

 



 
 

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Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration -[Lords], continued

 
 

Jesse Norman

 

6

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  24,  page  14,  line  8,  leave out “Section 11 extends” and insert “Sections 11,

 

(Trailer safety: report) and (Trailer safety: testing regulations) extend”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides that the new clauses about trailer safety (see NC1 and NC2) extend to

 

England and Wales and Scotland.

 


 

Jesse Norman

 

NC1

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Trailer safety: report

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must prepare a report on the number and causes of road

 

traffic accidents occurring in England, Wales or Scotland during the reporting

 

period which—

 

(a)    

involved trailers, and

 

(b)    

caused injury or death to any person.

 

(2)    

The report must contain an assessment of whether—

 

(a)    

regulations under section 13 should provide for the compulsory

 

registration of relevant trailers;

 

(b)    

regulations under section (Trailer safety: testing regulations) should be

 

made.

 

(3)    

The report must be laid before Parliament within the period of one year beginning

 

with the day on which this section comes into force.

 

(4)    

In this section—

 

“relevant trailers” means trailers which are kept or used on roads and—

 

(a)    

if constructed or adapted to carry a load, weigh more than 750

 

kilograms when laden with the heaviest such load;

 

(b)    

otherwise, weigh more than 750 kilograms;

 

“reporting period” means a period determined by the Secretary of State,

 

which must be a continuous period of at least 12 months ending no earlier

 

than 18 months before the day on which this section comes into force.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause requires a report on road traffic accidents involving trailers to be laid before

 

Parliament, including a recommendation as to whether compulsory registration or periodic

 

testing of trailers weighing more than 750 kilograms should be introduced.

 


 

Jesse Norman

 

NC2

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Trailer safety: testing regulations

 

(1)    

Regulations may provide for periodic testing of the construction, condition or

 

safety of relevant trailers.


 
 

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Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration -[Lords], continued

 
 

(2)    

The regulations may amend provision made by or under Part 2 of the Road Traffic

 

Act 1988.

 

(3)    

The regulations may, in making consequential or other provision as mentioned in

 

section 23(1)(a), amend any Act (whenever passed or made).

 

(4)    

No regulations under this section may be made before the report is laid before

 

Parliament under section (Trailer safety: report).

 

(5)    

In this section, “relevant trailers” has the meaning given by section (Trailer

 

safety: report)(4).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause allows the Secretary of State to introduce a system of periodic testing for trailers

 

weighing more than 750 kilograms.

 

 

Order of the House [14 May 2018]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Haulage Permits and Trailer

 

Registration Bill [Lords]:

 

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 5 June.

 

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

 

proceedings on Consideration 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 up to and including Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

 


 

 

Revised 15 May 2018