Scotland Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Marshalled List]

Before Clause 10

LORD FOULKES OF CUMNOCK

[In substitution for Amendment 25]

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Taxes and excise duties

(1) In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the 1998 Act, in section A1 (fiscal, economic and monetary policy) omit “taxes and excise duties”.

(2) The Scottish Government shall pay funds to the Government to cover a proportion of the costs incurred as a result of policies made under reserved matters.

(3) This section shall only come into effect if it is approved by a majority of people voting in a referendum on the provisions held in accordance with Schedule (Referendums under this Act).”

THE EARL OF CAITHNESS

[In substitution for Amendment 26]

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Amendments to the Island Of Rockall Act 1972

(1) The Island Of Rockall Act 1972 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 1 (incorporation of Rockall into the United Kingdom as part of the County of Inverness), after first “shall” insert “for adminstrative purposes”.

(3) After section 1 insert—

“1A Ownership of Rockall

Rockall is owned by the United Kingdom and, in the event of Scotland leaving the United Kingdom, it shall be owned by the United Kingdom.””

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Referendum about Scottish independence

(1) A referendum held under section (Referendum about Scottish independence) or in pursuance of the provisions of section 30 of the Scotland Act 1998 shall not take place until nine months after the requirements of subsection (2) have been complied with.

(2) Every Secretary of State shall lay before both Houses of Parliament a paper prepared by their department setting out the implications of an independent Scotland—

(a) to that department and its executive agencies,

(b) for that department’s policies, and

(c) for that department’s planned expenditure.”

Prepared 27th January 2012