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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 10th February 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.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

376

Clause     66,     page     42,     line     17,     leave out 'CAA may' and insert 'Secretary of State shall make an order to'.

   

Dr Gavin Strang

366

Clause     66,     page     42,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(1A) But the CAA may not apply charges in respect of classes of aircraft which were not subject to charges for air traffic services on 1st January 2000.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

395

Clause     75,     page     47,     line     16,     leave out first 'General'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

107

Page     47,     line     13,     leave out Clause 75.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

396

Clause     76,     page     47,     line     20,     leave out from 'apply' to second 'the' in line 21 and insert 'shall be concurrent functions of the CAA and'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

397

Clause     76,     page     48,     line     8,     leave out from '(6)' to end of line 9 and insert 'or 51),'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

108

Page     47,     line     20,     leave out Clause 76.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

398

Clause     77,     page     48,     line     11,     leave out from 'section' to 'the' in line 13 and insert 'the 1973 Act functions are the functions mentioned in subsection (2) of section 76 which, by virtue of that section, are concurrent functions of the CAA and'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

399

Clause     77,     page     48,     line     14,     leave out 'transferred' and insert 'the 1973 Act'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

400

Clause     77,     page     48,     line     16,     leave out 'transferred' and insert 'the 1973 Act'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

401

Clause     77,     page     48,     line     17,     leave out 'transferred' and insert 'the 1973 Act'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

402

Clause     77,     page     48,     line     19,     leave out 'transferred' and insert 'the 1973 Act'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

109

Page     48,     line     11,     leave out Clause 77.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

377

Clause     81,     page     49,     line     38,     after 'may', insert—

      '( ) give such directions of a general character to any licence holder and the CAA as to the performance of their functions as he thinks appropriate to give in the interests of national security;'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

378

Clause     81,     page     51,     line     1,     leave out subsection (10).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

379

Clause     81,     page     51,     line     13, at end insert—

    '(11A) Nothing arising from the European Communities Act 1972 as amended shall limit the powers of the Secretary of State to give directions under this section.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

403

Schedule     8,     page     170,     line     14,     leave out '(q)' and insert '(r)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

404

Schedule     8,     page     170,     line     15,     leave out '(r)' and insert '(s)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

405

Schedule     8,     page     170,     line     20,     leave out from 'functions' to end of line 21 and insert 'mentioned in subsection (3) of section 76 of the Transport Act 2000 which, by virtue of that section, are concurrent functions of the CAA and the Director General of Fair Trading.'.


NEW CLAUSE RELATING TO PART I

The transferee company: provisions (No. 2)

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1) The single company granted a licence authorising it to provide air traffic services in respect of a managed area shall be—

      (a) an independent publicly-owned company,

      (b) a company which offers bonds for sale to investors,

      (c) a company that shall have the following duties—

          (i) to provide at all times a safe and orderly air traffic control system within the managed area,

          (ii) to plan efficiency improvements,

          (iii) to give to operators and owners of aircraft, owners and managers of aerodromes, persons travelling in aircraft and persons with rights in property carried in them the benefit of planned efficiency improvements, which may take the form of lower prices and improved quality,

          (iv) to achieve a commercial rate of return for the Crown,

          (v) to draw up a rolling five-year strategic plan incorporating financial, pricing and service quality objectives,

          (vi) to submit, on behalf of the board of the company, to annual meetings of stakeholders, the five year plan set out in sub-paragraph (iv).

    (2) The annual meeting of the company shall have the duty to consider, and if the meeting thinks fit, to approve, the strategic plan, and to establish performance objectives and to monitor the performance of the company.

    (3) The Secretary of State shall appoint auditors who shall have the duty of reporting to the annual meeting of the company on management performance relative to the objectives set at previous meetings.'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

11

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     4,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

415

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     4,     leave out 'develop and implement' and insert—

      '(a) develop'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

416

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     6,     at end insert ', and

      (b) carry out their functions so as to implement those policies.'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

457

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     9,     leave out 'or visiting'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

459

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     10,     after 'freight', insert 'including railfreight terminals'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

458

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     10,     at end insert 'and

      (c) those required to meet the needs of those visiting the authority's area, provided that such facilities and services maintain or enhance the visual and historic amenities of the area.'.

   

Mr Geraint Davies

480

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     11,     after 'pedestrians' insert 'and cyclists'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

12

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     11,     at end insert—

    '( ) The policies mentioned in subsection (1) must include policies for improving safety for all road users and pedestrians.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

13

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     12,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

446

Clause     92,     page     55,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '( ) In formulating the local transport plan under subsection (3) a local transport authority shall have regard to regional planning guidance and to the local authority development plans for the area and shall seek to further the objectives set out therein.'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

14

Clause     93,     page     55,     line     21,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

417

Clause     93,     page     55,     line     22,     at end insert 'and alter it if they consider it appropriate to do so.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

418

Clause     93,     page     55,     line     23,     leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert—

    '(2) The authority must replace the plan not later than five years after the date on which it was made.'.

 
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