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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 27th January 2000

STANDING COMMITTEE E


TRANSPORT BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [18th January], as follows:—

Clauses 1 to 30; Schedules 1 and 2; Clauses 31 to 33; Schedule 3; Clauses 34 to 36; Schedule 4; Clause 37; Schedule 5; Clauses 38 to 61; Schedule 6; Clause 62; Schedule 7; Clauses 63 to 83; Schedule 8; Clauses 84 to 88; Schedule 9; Clauses 89 to 91; new Clauses relating to Part I; Clauses 92 to 137; Schedule 10; Clause 138; new Clauses relating to Part II; Clauses 139 to 167; Schedule 11; Clauses 168 to 175; Schedule 12; new Clauses relating to Part III; Clauses 176 to 179; Schedule 13; Clauses 180 to 186; Schedule 14; Clauses 187 to 190; Schedule 15; Clause 191; Schedule 16; Clause 192; Schedule 17; Clause 193; Schedule 18; Clause 194; Schedule 19; Clause 195; Schedule 20; Clauses 196 to 202; Schedule 21; Clauses 203 and 204; Schedule 22; Clauses 205 to 213; Schedule 23; Clauses 214 to 221; Schedule 24; Clause 222; Schedule 25; Clause 223; new Clauses relating to Part IV; Clauses 224 to 231; other new Clauses; new Schedules; Schedule 26.

Clause No. 7 (Licences: provisions).
150]Amendent (No. 150) proposed, in page 5, line 15, after the word 'expedient,' to insert the words ', but shall not include any feature which is not essential to nor reasonably incidental to the provision of safe, economic, reliable and efficient air traffic services'.—(Mr Bernard Jenkin.)

    Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

170

Clause     7 ,     page     5,     line          15,     after 'expedient', insert 'but must include inter alia conditions relating to—

      (a) general obligation to provide core services and specified services,

      (b) changes to core services and specified services,

      (c) specified services delivery plan,

      (d) the disposal of relevant assets,

      (e) separate regulatory accounts for separate businesses,

      (f) restrictions on activity and financial ring fencing,

      (g) availability of resources,

      (h) prohibition of cross-subsidies,

      (i) capacity and investment plan,

      (j) service standards,

      (k) restriction on use of certain information,

      (l) provision of advice to the Secretary of State,

      (m) collaboration with other service providers,

      (n) secondment of air traffic controllers to the CAA,

      (o) consultation and complaint handling,

      (p) provision of information to the CAA,

      (q) payment of fees,

      (r) pre-notification of changes in shareholdings,

      (s) charge control conditions: explanatory provisions and definitions,

      (t) the control of Eurocontrol charges,

      (u) oceanic charges,

      (v) information to be provided to the CAA in connection with the charge control conditions,

      (w) the suspension and modification of charge control conditions.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

151

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     15,     leave out from 'expedient' to end of line 16.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

152

Clause 7, page 5, line 17, after 'payment', insert 'for the recovery of or not exceeding the costs in relation to the licence of the grantor'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

153

Clause 7, page 5, line 25, leave out 'the licence authority thinks fit' and insert 'are essential or reasonably incidental to the provision of air traffic services.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

154

Clause 7, page 5, line 28, at end add—

    '(5A) A licence shall not be valid until it has been approved by order which shall be subject to a resolution of both Houses of Parliament.'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

230

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     39,     at end insert—

      '(e) must give priority to the interests of operators and owners of aircraft; owners and managers of aerodromes; persons travelling in aircraft; and persons with rights in property carried in them in the managed area of the United Kingdom, rather than to the interests of users of air traffic services in any area which is outside the United Kingdom.'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

231

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     39,     at end insert—

      '(e) must take all reasonable steps to consult at an early stage operators and owners of aircraft and owners and managers of aerodromes, on any proposals and plans they have to provide, develop and maintain the system.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

155

Clause 8, page 5, line 40, leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

167

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     42,     leave out from first 'services' to 'which' in line 44.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

166

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     44,     at end add 'are set out in Schedule (Specified Services)'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

52

Clause     9,     page     6,     line     1,     leave out second 'a' and insert 'the'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

156

Clause 9, page 6, line 10, at end add—

    '(c) the right of action in respect of negligence by the Secretary of State or the CAA, as the case may be.'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

157

Clause 10, page 6, line 13, at end insert 'and events or circumstances have ocurred or come to pass which make the CAA consider that the original conditions of that licence have ceased to be appropriate.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

158

Clause 10, page 6, line 27, leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

232

Clause     10,     page     6,     line     28,     leave out 'directs the CAA' and insert 'gives a direction to the CAA requiring it'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

253

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     33,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall before granting a licence and may at any other time thereafter'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

254

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '(1A) 28 days before making a reference under subsection (1) the CAA shall—

      (a) publish a report giving reasons for such a reference;

      (b) accept representation from interested parties on whether such a reference to the Competition Commission should be made.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

255

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     42,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

256

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     2,     leave out 'or a variation of it'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

257

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     4,     leave out 'or variation'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

258

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     8,     leave out 'or variation'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

259

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     14,     leave out 'or variation'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

171

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     15, leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

233

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     16,     leave out 'directs the Commission' and insert 'gives a direction to the Commission requiring it'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

260

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     17,     leave out 'or not to give effect to the variation'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

261

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     19,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

262

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     30,     leave out 'under subsection (6)' and insert 'and any representations received by the CAA under subsection (1A)'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

263

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     34,     at end insert 'and the duties imposed on the licence holder by section 8'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

264

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     37,     leave out subsection (9).

 
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