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SEVENTH
MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE

The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Instruction of 30th March 2011, as follows—

Clauses 7 to 17
Schedule 2
Clauses 18 to 22

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Clause 7

48

[Withdrawn]

LORD FLIGHT

48A

Page 6, line 6, leave out paragraph (a)

LORD KERR OF KINLOCHARD

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 7 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 8

LORD KERR OF KINLOCHARD

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 8 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 9

LORD KERR OF KINLOCHARD

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 9 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 10

LORD FLIGHT

48B

Page 9, line 4, leave out subsection (4)

LORD KERR OF KINLOCHARD

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 10 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 11

LORD HANNAY OF CHISWICK

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

49

Page 9, line 17, leave out “3”

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 11 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 12

LORD HANNAY OF CHISWICK

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

50

Page 9, line 40, leave out “, 3”

51

Page 9, line 41, leave out “or decisions”

52

Page 9, line 42, leave out “or more decisions” and insert “decision”

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 12 stand part of the Bill.

After Clause 12

LORD WILLOUGHBY DE BROKE

LORD STODDART OF SWINDON

LORD PEARSON OF RANNOCH

53

Insert the following new Clause—

“Repeat referendums

Where a referendum has been held in pursuance of any of section 2, 3 or 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.”

54

[Withdrawn]

Clause 13

LORD HANNAY OF CHISWICK

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

55

Page 10, line 3, leave out “3”

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 13 stand part of the Bill.

After Clause 13

55A

[Withdrawn]

LORD RADICE

55B

Insert the following new Clause—

“Promotion of United Kingdom’s membership of EU

In participating in a campaign for any referendum held in pursuance of section 2, 3 or 6, or in taking other steps required by this Act, Ministers of the Crown must have regard to the desirability of promoting the United Kingdom’s membership of the EU.”

Clause 14

LORD KERR OF KINLOCHARD

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

56

Page 10, line 31, leave out paragraphs (c) and (d)

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD CLINTON-DAVIS

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 14 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 18

LORD HANNAY OF CHISWICK

LORD DYKES

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD RICHARD

57

Page 12, line 9, at end insert—

“( ) This section does not alter the existing relationship between EU law and United Kingdom domestic law; in particular, the principle of the primacy of EU law.

( ) This section does not alter the rights and obligations assumed by the United Kingdom on becoming a member of the EU.”

LORD LEA OF CRONDALL

58

Page 12, line 9, at end insert—

“( ) This section does not affect the United Kingdom’s commitments set out in the European Communities Act 1972 and subsequent Acts enacting subsequent amending treaties (the Single Market Act (1987), the Maastricht Treaty on European Union (1992), the Amsterdam Treaty (1997), the Nice Treaty (2001) and the Treaty of Lisbon (2007)), and the treaties concluded to enable successive enlargements of the European Union as part of the dynamics of EU development, with new EU competences in fields agreed to be necessary for Europeans to act together.”

LORD KERR OF KINLOCHARD

LORD MACKAY OF CLASHFERN

LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL

LORD DUBS

59

Leave out Clause 18 and insert the following new Clause—

“Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis

By virtue of the European Communities Act 1972 directly applicable or directly effective EU law (that is, the rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures referred to in section 2(1) of the European Communities Act 1972) falls to be recognised and available in law in the United Kingdom.”

LORD ARMSTRONG OF ILMINSTER

LORD TOMLINSON

LORD HOWE OF ABERAVON

BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 18 stand part of the Bill.

60

[Withdrawn]

After Clause 21

LORD TAVERNE

LORD RICHARD

LORD DUBS

LORD HANNAY OF CHISWICK

61

Insert the following new Clause—

“Duration of Part 1 and Schedule 1

Part 1 and Schedule 1 shall expire on the day on which the Parliament in which this Act is passed dissolves.”

LORD KERR OF KINLOCHARD

LORD HOWE OF ABERAVON

BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY

LORD HURD OF WESTWELL

62

Insert the following new Clause—

“Duration of Part 1 and Schedule 1 (No. 2)

(1) Part 1 and Schedule 1 shall expire on the day on which the Parliament in which this Act is passed dissolves.

(2) In subsequent Parliaments, the Secretary of State may by order provide that Part 1 and Schedule 1 shall be deemed to have been revived from the beginning of the Parliament in which the order is made.

(3) An order under subsection (2) shall provide that Part 1 and Schedule 1 shall expire on the day on which the Parliament in which the order is made dissolves.

(4) An order under subsection (2)—

(a) must be made by statutory instrument, and

(b) may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.”

BARONESS SYMONS OF VERNHAM DEAN

LORD LIDDLE

LORD ARMSTRONG OF ILMINSTER

63

Insert the following new Clause—

“Time limit on the duration of this Act

This Act ceases to have effect on the day after the dissolution of the Parliament in existence at the commencement of this Act.”

BARONESS FALKNER OF MARGRAVINE

BARONESS BRINTON

64

Insert the following new Clause—

“Duration of Part 1 and Schedule 1 (No. 3)

(1) Part 1 and Schedule 1 shall expire three years after the day on which the Parliament in which this Act is passed dissolves.

(2) After the period as determined by subsection (1) above has elapsed and in subsequent Parliaments, the Secretary of State may by order provide that Part 1 and Schedule 1 shall be deemed to have been revived.”