Scotland Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in committee

Clause 2

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

LORD STEPHEN

 

Page 2, line 3, after “Parliament)” insert “in subsection (7) at the beginning insert
“Except as provided for in subsection (8),”.”

 

Page 2, line 6, after “legislate” insert “—

(a)   ”

 

Page 2, line 6, after “matters” insert “, and

(b)   to alter the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament
or the executive competence of the Scottish Government”

Clause 34

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

LORD STEPHEN

 

Page 33, line 27, at end insert—

“(2A)    The Treasury and Scottish Ministers must agree a scheme
transferring to the control of each of Shetland Islands Council,
Orkney Islands Council and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (“the island
authorities”) on the transfer date all the existing Scottish functions
and rights of the Commissioners relating to those parts of the
Scottish zone surrounding each of the island authorities.

(2B)    The exact extent of the parts of the Scottish zone to be transferred
under subsection (2A) will be agreed by the Treasury and Scottish
Ministers in consultation with the island authorities and in
accordance with the principles contained within the United Nations
Convention on the Law of the Sea articles 16, 74 and 84.”

Prepared 3rd December 2015