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Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Friday 8 June 2018

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: LAs 51 (b) and 24 (i) and (ii)

 

Consideration of Lords Amendments


 

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill


 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

 


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end.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

 

accordance with the European Union (Withdrawal) (Programme (No.3)) Motion to

 

be proposed by Secretary David Davis.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 110

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 128

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 37

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 39

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 125

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 19

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Tom Brake

 

Sir Vince Cable

 

Tim Farron

 

Sir Edward Davey

 

Wera Hobhouse

 

Layla Moran

Jamie Stone

Caroline Lucas

Jonathan Edwards

Jo Swinson

Owen Smith

Mr Alastair Carmichael

Christine Jardine

Norman Lamb

Geraint Davies

Hywel Williams

Catherine West

Neil Coyle

Mike Gapes

 

(a)

 

Page  6,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Any resolution considered by the House of Commons under subsection (5)(a)

 

may include the option to hold a referendum on whether the United Kingdom

 

should accept the outcome of negotiations between the Government and the EU

 

under Article 50 (2) of the Treaty of European Union, or seek to remain in the EU

 

by revoking the notification of withdrawal from the EU under Article 50.”

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move the following Amendments to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

 

Secretary David Davis

 

(a)

 

Page  8,  line  43,  at end insert the following Clause—

 

         

“Parliamentary approval of the outcome of negotiations with the EU

 

(1)    

The withdrawal agreement may be ratified only if— 

 

(a)    

a Minister of the Crown has laid before each House of Parliament—

 

(i)    

a statement that political agreement has been reached,

 

(ii)    

a copy of the negotiated withdrawal agreement, and

 

(iii)    

a copy of the framework for the future relationship,

 

(b)    

the negotiated withdrawal agreement and the framework for the future

 

relationship have been approved by a resolution of the House of

 

Commons on a motion moved by a Minister of the Crown,

 

(c)    

a motion for the House of Lords to take note of the negotiated withdrawal

 

agreement and the framework for the future relationship has been tabled

 

in the House of Lords by a Minister of the Crown and—

 

(i)    

the House of Lords has debated the motion, or

 

(ii)    

the House of Lords has not concluded a debate on the motion

 

before the end of the period of five sitting days beginning with


 
 

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the first sitting day after the day on which the House of

 

Commons passes the resolution mentioned in paragraph (b), and

 

(d)    

an Act of Parliament has been passed which contains provision for the

 

implementation of the withdrawal agreement.

 

(2)    

So far as practicable, a Minister of the Crown must make arrangements for the

 

motion mentioned in subsection (1)(b) to be debated and voted on by the House

 

of Commons before the European Parliament decides whether it consents to the

 

withdrawal agreement being concluded on behalf of the EU in accordance with

 

Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union.

 

(3)    

Subsection (4) applies if the House of Commons decides not to pass the resolution

 

mentioned in subsection (1)(b).

 

(4)    

A Minister of the Crown must, within the period of 28 days beginning with the

 

day on which the House of Commons decides not to pass the resolution, make a

 

statement setting out how Her Majesty’s Government proposes to proceed in

 

relation to negotiations for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU under

 

Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union.

 

(5)    

A statement under subsection (4) must be made in writing and be published in

 

such manner as the Minister making it considers appropriate.

 

(6)    

This section does not affect the operation of Part 2 of the Constitutional Reform

 

and Governance Act 2010 (ratification of treaties) in relation to the withdrawal

 

agreement.

 

(7)    

In this section—

 

“framework for the future relationship” means the document or documents

 

identified, by the statement that political agreement has been reached, as

 

reflecting the agreement in principle on the substance of the framework

 

for the future relationship between the EU and the United Kingdom after

 

withdrawal;

 

“negotiated withdrawal agreement” means the draft of the withdrawal

 

agreement identified by the statement that political agreement has been

 

reached;

 

“ratified”, in relation to the withdrawal agreement, has the same meaning as

 

it does for the purposes of Part 2 of the Constitutional Reform and

 

Governance Act 2010 in relation to a treaty (see section 25 of that Act);

 

“sitting day” means a day on which the House of Lords is sitting (and a day

 

is only a day on which the House of Lords is sitting if the House begins

 

to sit on that day);

 

“statement that political agreement has been reached” means a statement

 

made in writing by a Minister of the Crown which—

 

(a)    

states that, in the Minister’s opinion, an agreement in principle

 

has been reached in negotiations under Article 50(2) of the

 

Treaty on European Union on the substance of—

 

(i)    

the arrangements for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal

 

from the EU, and

 

(ii)    

the framework for the future relationship between the

 

EU and the United Kingdom after withdrawal,

 

(b)    

identifies a draft of the withdrawal agreement which, in the

 

Minister’s opinion, reflects the agreement in principle so far as

 

relating to the arrangements for withdrawal, and

 

(c)    

identifies one or more documents which, in the Minister’s

 

opinion, reflect the agreement in principle so far as relating to the

 

framework.”


 
 

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Secretary David Davis

 

(b)

 

Page  15,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

section (Parliamentary approval of the outcome of negotiations with the

 

EU),”

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 52

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 10

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 43

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 45

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 20

 

Secretary David Davis

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 25

 

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Secretary David Davis

 

(a)

 

Line  11,  leave out “8,”.

 

Secretary David Davis

 

(b)

 

Line  11,  leave out “17” and insert “17(1) or (5)”.

 

Secretary David Davis

 

(c)

 

Line  12,  leave out from “co-operation” to “, or” in line 15 and insert “provided

 

for by the Belfast Agreement (as defined by section 98 of the Northern Ireland

 

Act 1998)”.

 

Secretary David Davis

 

(d)

 

Line  17,  leave out from “feature” to end of line 22 and insert “physical

 

infrastructure, including border posts, or checks and controls”.


 
 

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Secretary David Davis

 

(e)

 

Line  23,  leave out from second “not” to end of line 24 and insert “in accordance

 

with an agreement between the United Kingdom and the EU”.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 26

 

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Ian Blackford

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

Kirsty Blackman

Patrick Grady

Deirdre Brock

Stephen Gethins

Caroline Lucas

 

(a)

 

Page  7,  line  1,  leave out from “to” to end and add “(5) and insert—

 

“(1)    

In section 29(2)(d) of the Scotland Act 1998 (no competence for Scottish

 

Parliament to legislate incompatibly with EU law), omit “or with EU law”.

 

(2)    

In section 108A (2) (e) of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (no competence for

 

National Assembly for Wales to legislate incompatibly with EU law), omit “or

 

with EU law”.

 

(3)    

In section 6 (2) (d) of the Northern Ireland Act (no competency for the Assembly

 

to legislate incompatibly with EU law, omit “is incompatible with EU law”.”.”

 

To move the following consequential Amendments to the Bill:—

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

 

Page  28,  leave out Schedule 3.

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

 

Page  64,  Schedule 8, leave out paragraphs 29 and 30.


 
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