Scotland Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON THIRD READING

Clause 12

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

 

Page 7, line 18, leave out first “the”

 

Page 7, line 18, leave out second “the”

Clause 21

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

 

Page 13, line 31, after “of” insert “regulations under section 86 or”

 

Page 13, line 33, after “the” insert “regulations or”

 

Page 13, line 40, at end insert—

“( ) Section 86 (speed limits for particular classes of vehicles) is amended as follows.

( ) For “Secretary of State” in each place substitute “national authority”.

( ) After subsection (6) insert—

“(7) The national authority in this section—

(a) as respects the driving of vehicles on roads in England and Wales, is the Secretary of State;

(b) as respects the driving of vehicles on roads in Scotland, is the Scottish Ministers.

(8) Regulations made by the Scottish Ministers under this section are subject to the affirmative procedure.

(9) Before making any regulations under this section the Scottish Ministers must consult with such representative organisations as they think fit.””

 

Page 14, line 21, at end insert—

“( ) In section 134(4) (provision as to regulations under sections 86 and 140) after “Regulations made” insert “by the Secretary of State”.”

Clause 22

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

 

Page 14, line 28, leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

“(b) omit paragraph (f) (sections 86(2) and 88(1) and (4)).”

Clause 35

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

 

Page 27, line 34, at end insert—

“( ) The Lord Advocate or the Advocate General for Scotland, if a party to criminal proceedings before a court consisting of two or more judges of the High Court, may require the court to refer to the Supreme Court any compatibility issue which has arisen in the proceedings otherwise than on a reference.”

Clause 36

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

 

Page 29, line 5, at end insert—

“( ) Subsection (5) does not apply if it is an appeal by the Lord Advocate or the Advocate General for Scotland against a determination by the High Court of a compatibility issue referred to it under section 288ZB(2).”

Prepared 19th April 2012