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Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Thursday 13 December 2018

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

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Public Bill Committee


 

Fisheries Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end.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

 

accordance with the Order of the Committee [4 December 2018, as amended 6

 

December 2018].

 


 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

103

 

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

 

“(c)    

where monies raised through a charging scheme are spent.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

To bring transparency over use of money raised through a charging scheme, and to allow for it to

 

be argued for a revenue to be ringfenced to be spent on research and investment in the industry.

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

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—

 

(a)    

the amount of revenue raised through the scheme, and


 
 

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(b)    

the use of revenue raised through the scheme.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

To require the Secretary of State to publish an annual review of the charging scheme.

 


 

Peter Aldous

 

94

 

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

 

and Conservation Authority”

 

Peter Aldous

 

95

 

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

 

and Conservation Authority”

 

Peter Aldous

 

96

 

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

 

and Conservation Authority”

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

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.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would enable financial assistance to be provided for scientific data collection.

 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

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

 

sustainable public access to recreational fishing opportunities for the fish

 

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

 

economic factors”

 



 
 

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Peter Aldous

 

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

 

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

 

99

 

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

 

Conservation Authorities”

 

Peter Aldous

 

100

 

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

 

Conservation Authorities.”

 

Peter Aldous

 

101

 

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

 

Peter Aldous

 

102

 

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

 

Conservation Authorities”

 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

70

 

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

 



 
 

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Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

76

 

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

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

109

 

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

 

“(d)    

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

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would add scientific data collection to the conservation purpose for which Clause

 

31 enables the Secretary of State to make regulations.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

71

 

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

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

77

 

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

 



 
 

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Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

68

 

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

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would amend the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 to enable the Marine

 

Management Organisation to make byelaws to protect marine features in circumstances where the

 

need for protection is not necessarily urgent.

 


 

Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

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”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would require the Secretary of State Scottish Ministers, Welsh Ministers or the

 

Northern Ireland department to consult with affected stakeholders before making regulations.

 


 

George Eustice

 

112

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

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”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would ensure that NC22 and NC4 are commenced on the day of Royal Assent.

 

Jim Shannon

 

12

 

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

 

agreements regarding equal access or EU quota)”


 
 

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Luke Pollard

 

Sue Hayman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Mr Paul Sweeney

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

110

 

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

 

strategy)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would require the Secretary of State to publish within 12 months of the Act coming

 

into force a skills strategy for the fishing industry after consultation.

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

35

 

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

 

later than 31 December 2020.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

To ensure that the UK leaves the EU Common Fisheries Policy no later than December 2020.

 

Mrs Sheryll Murray

 

David Duguid

 

Scott Mann

 

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.”

 


 

George Eustice

 

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;

 

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

 

1978.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would ensure that the amendments of statutory instruments made by the Bill do

 

not limit what can be done under the powers under which the instruments were made.

 



 
 

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George Eustice

 

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.”

 

(6)    

In Schedule 11, in paragraph 33 (Parliamentary and Assembly procedure

 

applying to exercise of legislative function transferred to Assembly under

 

GOWA 1998), 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.


 
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