Scotland Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in committee

Clause 1

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Page 1, line 17, leave out “Scotland” and insert “the United Kingdom”

 

Page 1, line 17, at end insert—

“( )     Nothing in this section alters the sovereignty of the United
Kingdom Parliament.”

Clause 2

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Page 2, line 2, leave out “The Sewel Convention” and insert “Competence of the
Scottish Parliament

LORD LANG OF MONKTON

 

Page 2, line 5, after “United Kingdom” insert “, whilst remaining the sovereign
Parliament,”

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Page 2, line 6, leave out “without the consent of the Scottish Parliament”

Clause 3

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Page 2, line 36, leave out from beginning to end of line 39 on page 3

Clause 4

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Page 5, line 9, leave out “the agreement of” and insert “having first consulted”

After Clause 5

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Interval between elections

The Scottish Parliament may not make provision to extend the interval
between ordinary general elections as specified in section 2 of the Scotland
Act 1998 (ordinary general elections).”

Clause 7

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that
Clause 7 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 8

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that
Clause 8 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 11

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Page 12, line 29, leave out from “unless” to end of line 31 and insert “, having been
approved at the final stage by the Scottish Parliament, it is then approved by a
resolution of each House of the United Kingdom Parliament”

Clause 43

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

 

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that
Clause 43 stand part of the Bill.

Prepared 26th November 2015