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Amendment Paper as at
Monday 22nd May 2000

CONSIDERATION OF BILL


SEA FISHING GRANTS (CHARGES) BILL

NEW CLAUSES

Construction of the powers of the Minister of the Crown.

   

Mr Eric Forth

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1) Construction of the powers of Ministers of the Crown in sections 1 (1) and 2 (1) above shall be determined by regulations.

    (2) Regulations in (1) above shall require affirmative resolution of both Houses of Parliament.'.


Safety improvement

   

Mr Eric Forth

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    'The provisions of this Act shall not have effect until the Secretary of State is satisfied that enactment will in no way prejudice sea fishing safety improvement.'.


Charges

   

Mr Eric Forth

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    'All charges made as a result of this Act and previous Acts referred to in sections 1 (2) and 2 (2) above will be reviewed by the Secretary of State after no more than three years from enactment of this Act, to assess their impact on the United Kingdom sea fishing industry.'.


   

Mr Eric Forth

1

Page     1,     line     9     [Clause     5],     leave out 'shall' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

2

Page     1,     line     24     [Clause     2],     leave out 'shall' and insert 'may'.


    NUCLEAR SAFEGUARDS BILL [LORDS] AND SEA FISHING GRANTS (CHARGES) BILL (ALLOCATION OF TIME)

    Margaret Beckett
Mr Secretary Byers
Mr Nicholas Brown

    That the following provisions shall apply to the remaining proceedings on the Nuclear Safeguards Bill [Lords] and the Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill—

Timetable

    1.—(1) Proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading of the Nuclear Safeguards Bill [Lords] shall be completed at today's sitting and brought to a conclusion (if not previously concluded) four hours after the commencement of proceedings on this Motion.

    (2) Proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading of the Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill shall be completed at today's sitting and brought to a conclusion (if not previously concluded) five hours after the commencement of proceedings on this Motion.

Questions to be put

    2.—(1) This paragraph applies for the purpose of bringing proceedings on either Bill to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 1.

    (2) The Speaker shall forthwith put the following Questions (but no others)—

         (a) any Question already proposed from the Chair;

         (b) any Question necessary to bring to a decision a Question so proposed;

         (c) the Question on any amendment moved or Motion made by a Minister of the Crown;

         (d) any other Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded.

    (3) On a Motion made for a new Clause or Schedule, the Speaker shall put only the Question that the Clause or Schedule be added to the Bill.

    (4) If two or more Questions would otherwise fall to be put under sub-paragraph (2)(c) on amendments moved or Motions made by a Minister of the Crown, the Speaker shall instead put a single Question in relation to those amendments or Motions.

Miscellaneous

    3. Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply at today's sitting to proceedings to which this Order applies.

    4. Proceedings to which this Order applies shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House.

    5. No Motion shall be made to alter the order in which proceedings on either Bill are taken or to recommit either Bill.

    6. No dilatory Motion shall be made in relation to either Bill except by a Minister of the Crown; and the Question on any such Motion shall be put forthwith.

    7. If at today's sitting—

         (a) a Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 24 (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration) has been stood over to Seven o'clock; but

         (b) proceedings to which this Order applies have begun before then,

    proceedings on that Motion shall stand postponed until the conclusion of those proceedings.

    8. Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply to either Bill.

Supplemental orders

    9. The proceedings on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order shall (if not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after they have been commenced; and Standing Order No. 15(1) shall apply to those proceedings.

    10. If at today's sitting the House is adjourned, or the sitting is suspended, before the time at which any proceedings are to be brought to a conclusion under this Order, no notice shall be required of a Motion made at the next sitting by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order.


 
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