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European Union Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE

Clause 3

BARONESS SYMONS OF VERNHAM DEAN

LORD LIDDLE

Page 3, line 4, leave out “(1)(i) or (j)” and insert “(1)”

Page 3, line 4, leave out “(1)(i) or (j)” and insert “(1)(a) to (j)”

Page 3, line 4, leave out “or (j)” and insert “(j), (k), (l) or (m)”

Clause 4

BARONESS SYMONS OF VERNHAM DEAN

LORD LIDDLE

Page 3, line 43, leave out subsection (3)

LORD GOODHART

Page 3, line 45, leave out paragraphs (b) and (c)

Clause 5

BARONESS SYMONS OF VERNHAM DEAN

LORD LIDDLE

Page 4, line 20, leave out “(1)(i) or (j)” and insert “(1)”

Clause 6

LORD PEARSON OF RANNOCH

Page 4, line 16, at end insert—

“( ) a decision under Article 311 of TEU which would result in the net contribution of the United Kingdom to the European Union’s own resources exceeding £10 billion;”

BARONESS SYMONS OF VERNHAM DEAN

LORD LIDDLE

Page 4, line 41, leave out paragraph (b)

LORD GOODHART

Page 4, line 42, leave out subsection (3)

BARONESS SYMONS OF VERNHAM DEAN

LORD LIDDLE

Page 5, line 5, leave out paragraph (b)

Page 5, line 10, leave out paragraphs (a) to (d)

LORD GOODHART

Page 5, line 17, leave out paragraphs (c) and (d)

BARONESS SYMONS OF VERNHAM DEAN

LORD LIDDLE

Page 5, line 24, leave out paragraphs (f) to (k)

After Clause 12

LORD STODDART OF SWINDON

LORD PEARSON OF RANNOCH

Insert the following new Clause—

“Repeat referendums

Where a referendum has been held in pursuance of any of sections 2, 3 and 6, a further referendum on the same treaty or decision, or treaties or decisions, cannot be held until a period of 5 years has expired.”

Insert the following new Clause—

“Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union

If a majority of those voting in a referendum held in pursuance of any of sections 2, 3 and 6 oppose the ratification of a treaty or approval of a decision, or treaties or decisions, there shall be a binding referendum held on whether the United Kingdom should continue to be a member of the European Union.”

Schedule 1

LORD GOODHART

Page 13, leave out lines 12 and 13

Page 14, leave out lines 3 to 8