Amendments proposed to the Transport Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Nick Raynsford

656

Clause     165,     page     93,     line     32,     leave out subsections (3) and (4) and insert—

    '( ) Licensing scheme penalty charges in respect of any premises shall be paid—

      (a) by the occupier of the premises, or

      (b) in circumstances specified in regulations made by the appropriate national authority, by such person as is so specified.

    ( ) The Lord Chancellor may make regulations about the notification, adjudication and enforcement of licensing scheme penalty charges.'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

719

Schedule     11,     page     176,     line     43,     at end insert ', and

      (c) "joint scheme", in relation to a relevant scheme means a scheme which is included in transport plans or policies, including local transport plans, of one or more authority, which may or may not be a "relevant authority" under (b) above.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

657

Schedule     11,     page     178,     line     20,     leave out 'by'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

658

Schedule     11,     page     178,     line     34,     leave out 'an authority which is'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

659

Schedule     11,     page     178,     line     35,     leave out 'council fund' and insert 'general account'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

660

Schedule     11,     page     179,     line     7,     leave out 'or'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

661

Schedule     11,     page     179,     line     35,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

662

Schedule     11,     page     179,     line     45,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

663

Schedule     11,     page     180,     line     34,     after 'fund' insert ', or general account,'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

664

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     10,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

665

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     25,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

720

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     31,     at end add—

    '.—(1) Any charging authority may use its projected net proceeds to support any borrowings or expenditures which it deems necessary for the purpose of directly or indirectly facilitating the achievement of policies in the authority's local transport plan.

    (2) In this paragraph, "projected net proceeds" are those net proceeds that a charging authority might reasonably expect to collect during the period of the early relevant scheme in paragraph 7 of this Schedule.'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

721

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     31,     at end add—

    '.—The value of net proceeds apportioned to any charging authority under this Schedule shall not be taken into account by the Secretary of State in the determination of the Revenue Support Grant or any other specific grant provided for any charging authority.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

666

Clause     168,     page     94,     line     37,     leave out 'making' and insert 'establishment'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

667

Clause     168,     page     94,     line     41,     leave out 'making or'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

668

Clause     170,     page     95,     line     38,     leave out from 'arrangements' to end of line 39 and insert 'under section 168(b).'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

669

Clause     170,     page     95,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(4) Information disclosed to a person under subsection (3)—

      (a) may be disclosed to any other person for or in connection with the charging scheme or licensing scheme, but

      (b) may not be used (by him or any other person to whom it is disclosed under paragraph (a)) otherwise than for or in connection with the charging scheme or licensing scheme.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

670

Clause     171,     page     95,     line     40,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

671

Clause     171,     page     96,     line     4,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

672

Clause     172,     page     96,     line     31,     at end insert 'or any premises held or used by or on behalf of the Crown.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

673

Clause     173,     page     96,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '( ) Regulations under paragraph 8(1) or 12(2) or (5) of Schedule 11 shall not be made without the consent of the Treasury.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

674

Clause     173,     page     97,     line     5,     after 'State' insert 'or the Lord Chancellor'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

675

Clause     174,     page     97,     line     25,     leave out 'or (2)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

676

Clause     174,     page     98,     line     12,     leave out 'means a local traffic authority for any area outside Greater London' and insert 'shall be construed in accordance with section 139(2A)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

435

Clause     174,     page     98,     line     29,     leave out 'of' and insert 'made jointly by'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

436

Clause     174,     page     98,     line     30,     at end insert 'and the councils for the metropolitan districts comprised in that area'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

677

Clause     174,     page     98,     line     34,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

678

Schedule     12,     page     181,     line     37,     leave out from beginning to 'after' in line 38 and insert—

    '2.—(1) Paragraph 1 (interpretation) is amended as follows.

    (2) In sub-paragraph (1),'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

679

Schedule     12,     page     181,     line     43,     at end insert—

    '(3) In that sub-paragraph, in the definition of "regulations", after "means" insert "(except where otherwise provided)".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

680

Schedule     12,     page     182,     line     19,     at end insert—

    ' .—(1) Paragraph 12 (penalty charges) is amended as follows.

    (2) In sub-paragraph (1), for ", notification, payment, adjudication or enforcement" substitute "and payment".

    (3) After sub-paragraph (2) insert—

            "(3) The Lord Chancellor may make regulations about the notification, adjudication and enforcement of penalty charges."

     . For paragraph 13 substitute—

            "13. Charges imposed in respect of any motor vehicle by a charging scheme (including penalty charges imposed in respect of any motor vehicle) shall be paid—

            (a) by the registered keeper of the motor vehicle; or

            (b) in prescribed circumstances, by such person as is prescribed.".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

681

Schedule     12,     page     182,     line     33,     leave out '"and"' and insert '"or"'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

682

Schedule     12,     page     182,     line     38,     leave out 'for "sub-paragraph (1) above" substitute "this paragraph".' and insert 'after "sub-paragraph (1)" insert "or (1A)".

    (5) After that sub-paragraph insert—

            "(3) A person is guilty of an offence if he removes a penalty charge notice which has been fixed to a motor vehicle in accordance with regulations under paragraph 12 above unless—

            (a) he is the registered keeper of the vehicle or a person using the vehicle with his authority; or

            (b) he does so under the authority of the registered keeper or such a person or of the charging authority.

            (4) A person guilty of an offence under sub-paragraph (3) above shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale.".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

683

Schedule     12,     page     182,     line     39,     at end insert—

    ' . In paragraph 28 (determination of disputes and appeals), for "Regulations may" substitute "The Lord Chancellor may by regulations".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

684

Schedule     12,     page     182,     line     41,     at end insert—

    ' . In paragraph 30 (evidence), for "Regulations may" substitute "The Lord Chancellor may by regulations".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

685

Schedule     12,     page     182,     line     42,     leave out paragraph 9.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

686

Schedule     12,     page     183,     line     20,     leave out 'in respect of the making or operation of the charging scheme' and insert 'under paragraph 32(b) above'.

 
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