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House of Commons

 
 

Monday 17 December 2018

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Fisheries Bill


 

[Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Sittings]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Withdrawn after debate  103

 

Clause  23,  page  13,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

“(c)    

where monies raised through a charging scheme are spent.”

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  104

 

Clause  23,  page  14,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“(8)    

The Secretary of State must publish a report every year that reviews the charging

 

scheme. This review will include—


 
 

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(a)    

the amount of revenue raised through the scheme, and

 

(b)    

the use of revenue raised through the scheme.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Peter Aldous

 

Withdrawn after debate  94

 

Clause  24,  page  14,  line  17,  after “Organisation” insert “or an Inshore Fisheries

 

and Conservation Authority”

 

Peter Aldous

 

Not called  95

 

Clause  24,  page  14,  line  23,  after “Organisation” insert “or an Inshore Fisheries

 

and Conservation Authority”

 

Peter Aldous

 

Not called  96

 

Clause  24,  page  14,  line  26,  after “Organisation” insert “or an Inshore Fisheries

 

and Conservation Authority”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 25 Agreed to.

 

Clause 26 Agreed to.

 

Clause 27 Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Negatived on division  108

 

Clause  28,  page  16,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(f)    

the gathering of scientific data relating to fishing, including but not

 

limited to carrying out stock assessments, vessel monitoring and

 

recording fishing catches.”

 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn after debate  111

 

Clause  28,  page  16,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Secretary of State must conduct a consultation on exercising the power to

 

give financial assistance under subsection (1) to promote the development of


 
 

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sustainable public access to recreational fishing opportunities for the fish

 

catching sector and leisure and tourism industries, taking into account socio-

 

economic factors”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Schedule 4 Agreed to.

 


 

Peter Aldous

 

Not moved  97

 

Clause  29,  page  17,  line  14,  leave out subsection (1) and insert—

 

“(1)    

The Secretary of State may impose charges (and may by regulations make

 

provision for the Marine Management Organisation and any Inshore Fisheries

 

and Conservation Authority to impose charges) in respect of the exercise by any

 

of the Secretary of State, the Marine Management Organisation and the Inshore

 

Fisheries and Conservation Authorities of a relevant marine function.”

 

Peter Aldous

 

Not called  98

 

Clause  29,  page  17,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

“(e)    

commissioning scientific research to support—

 

(i)    

fish stock management, food security and biodiversity, and

 

(ii)    

the development of low impact fishing techniques.

 

(f)    

any other administrative function relating to fisheries management.”

 

Peter Aldous

 

Not called  99

 

Clause  29,  page  17,  line  37,  after “MMO” “or on the Inshore Fisheries and

 

Conservation Authorities”

 

Peter Aldous

 

Not called  100

 

Clause  29,  page  17,  line  38,  after “MMO” “or on the Inshore Fisheries and

 

Conservation Authorities.”

 

Peter Aldous

 

Not called  101

 

Clause  29,  page  17,  line  39,  after “power of” insert “either”

 

Peter Aldous

 

Not called  102

 

Clause  29,  page  17,  line  39,  after “MMO” insert “or the Inshore Fisheries and

 

Conservation Authorities”


 
 

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Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn after debate  70

 

Clause  29,  page  17,  line  42,  leave out “negative” and insert “affirmative”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn after debate  76

 

Schedule  5,  page  44,  line  9,  leave out “negative” and insert “affirmative”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Clause 30 Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Not called  109

 

Clause  31,  page  18,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

“(d)    

the gathering of scientific data to inform management of fish stocks.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn after debate  71

 

Clause  36,  page  22,  line  24,  leave out “negative” and insert “affirmative”

 

Clause Agreed to.


 
 

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Clause 37 Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn after debate  77

 

Schedule  6,  page  45,  line  43,  leave out “negative” and insert “affirmative”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Clause 38 Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn after debate  68

 

Schedule  7,  page  57,  line  15,  leave out “and” and insert “or”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Withdrawn after debate  67

 

Clause  39,  page  23,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

Before making any regulations under this Act, the Secretary of State, Scottish

 

Ministers, Welsh Ministers or the Northern Ireland department (as the case may

 

be) must consult with affected stakeholders”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 40 Agreed to.

 

Clause 41 Agreed to.

 



 
 

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George Eustice

 

Agreed to  112

 

Clause  42,  page  26,  line  29,  after “Sections” insert “(Fisheries agreement between

 

the UK and the EU), (Amendments that could have been made under existing powers)

 

and”

 

Jim Shannon

 

Not selected  12

 

Clause  42,  page  26,  line  29,  after “43” insert “and section (Prohibition on future

 

agreements regarding equal access or EU quota)”

 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Negatived on division  110

 

Clause  42,  page  26,  line  29,  after “43” insert “and section (Fishing industry skills

 

strategy)”

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Negatived on division  35

 

Clause  42,  page  26,  line  35,  after “appoint” insert “, provided such day shall not be

 

later than 31 December 2020.”

 

Mrs Sheryll Murray

 

David Duguid

 

Scott Mann

 

Not called  1

 

Clause  42,  page  26,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

The Secretary of State must make regulations under subsection (3) so that all

 

provisions of this Act come into force no later than 31 December 2020.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

George Eustice

 

Agreed to  NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Amendments that could have been made under existing powers

 

(1)    

Where—

 

(a)    

any provision of this Act amends or revokes subordinate legislation, and

 

(b)    

the amendment or revocation could have been made under a power

 

conferred by an enactment,

 

    

the amendment or revocation is treated, for the purpose of making further

 

provision under that enactment, as having been made under it.

 

(2)    

In this section—

 

“enactment” has the same meaning as in the European Union (Withdrawal)

 

Act 2018;


 
 

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“subordinate legislation” has the same meaning as in the Interpretation Act

 

1978.”

 


 

George Eustice

 

Agreed to  NC5

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales

 

(1)    

The Government of Wales Act 2006 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 108A (legislative competence), after subsection (4) insert—

 

“(4A)    

References in subsections (2)(b) and (3) to Wales include, in relation to

 

a relevant provision of an Act of the Assembly, the area of the Welsh

 

zone beyond the seaward limit of the territorial sea.

 

    

A provision of an Act of the Assembly is “relevant” if it relates to fishing,

 

fisheries or fish health.”

 

(3)    

In section 157A (devolved Welsh authority), after subsection (8) insert—

 

“(9)    

References in this section to Wales include, in relation to a relevant

 

function of a public authority, the area of the Welsh zone beyond the

 

seaward limit of the territorial sea.

 

    

A function of a public authority is “relevant” if it relates to fishing,

 

fisheries or fish health.”

 

(4)    

In Schedule 3, in paragraph 9 (Parliamentary and Assembly procedure applying

 

to exercise of legislative function transferred to Assembly under GOWA 2006),

 

after sub-paragraph (6) insert—

 

  “(6A)  

References in sub-paragraph (6) to Wales include, in relation to a

 

relevant function or activity of a cross-border body, the area of the

 

Welsh zone beyond the seaward limit of the territorial sea.

 

            

A function or activity of a cross-border body is “relevant” if it relates

 

to fishing, fisheries or fish health.”

 

(5)    

In Schedule 7A (reserved matters)—

 

(a)    

in paragraph 9, after sub-paragraph (4) insert—

 

  “(4A)  

References in this paragraph to Wales include, in relation to a

 

relevant function of a tribunal, the area of the Welsh zone

 

beyond the seaward limit of the territorial sea.

 

            

A function of a tribunal is “relevant” if it relates to fishing,

 

fisheries or fish health.”

 

(b)    

in paragraph 195, after sub-paragraph (3) insert—

 

  “(3A)  

References in this paragraph to Wales include, in relation to a

 

relevant function of an authority, the area of the Welsh zone

 

beyond the seaward limit of the territorial sea.

 

            

A function of an authority is “relevant” if it relates to fishing,

 

fisheries or fish health.”


 
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