Amendments proposed to the Transport Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Nick Raynsford

687

Schedule     12,     page     183,     line     20,     at end insert—

            '(4) Information disclosed to a person under sub-paragraph (3) above—

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

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

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

688

Schedule     12,     page     183,     line     30,     leave out '1(1)' and insert '1'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

689

Schedule     12,     page     183,     line     31,     after 'In' insert 'sub-paragraph (1), in'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

690

Schedule     12,     page     183,     line     32,     at beginning insert 'In that sub-paragraph,'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

691

Schedule     12,     page     183,     line     32,     at end insert—

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

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

692

Schedule     12,     page     183,     line     39,     at end insert 'engaged in the carrying on of any business of the body'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

693

Schedule     12,     page     184,     line     5,     at end insert—

    ' . For paragraph 15 substitute—

            "15. A licence may not be granted for a period of more than one year.".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

694

Schedule     12,     page     184,     leave out lines 14 to 19 and insert—

    ' .—(1) Paragraph 18 (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 19 substitute—

            "19. Charges imposed in respect of any premises by a licensing scheme (including penalty charges imposed in respect of any premises) shall be paid—

            (a) by the occupier of the premises; or

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

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

695

Schedule     12,     page     184,     line     19,     at end insert—

    ' . In paragraph 20 (determination of disputes and appeals), for "Regulations may" substitute "The Lord Chancellor may by regulations".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

696

Schedule     12,     page     184,     line     26,     at end insert—

    ' . In paragraph 32 (evidence), for "Regulations may" substitute "The Lord Chancellor may by regulations".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

697

Schedule     12,     page     184,     line     27,     leave out paragraph 21.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

698

Schedule     12,     page     184,     line     52,     leave out 'in respect of the making or operation of the licensing scheme' and insert 'under paragraph 33(b) above'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

699

Schedule     12,     page     184,     line     52,     at end insert—

            '(4) Information disclosed to a person under sub-paragraph (3) above—

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

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


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART III

Exemption from local non-domestic rating

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

NC27

To move the following Clause:—

    '. In Schedule 5 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (local non-domestic rating: exemptions), after paragraph 18A insert—

        "Property used for road user charging schemes

            18B.—(1) A hereditament which is occupied (as mentioned in section 65 of this Act) is exempt to the extent that—

            (a) it consists of a road in respect of which charges are imposed by a charging scheme under Schedule 23 to the Greater London Authority Act 1999 or Part III of the Transport Act 2000, or

            (b) it is used solely for or in connection with the operation of such a scheme.

            (2) But office buildings are not exempt under sub-paragraph (1)(b) above.".'.


Public parking places at business premises

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

NC28

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1) The Secretary of State may, by order, extend any or all of the provisions in Chapter II of this Part to include the provision of public parking places at premises connected with business activities.

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), public parking places are provided at any premises at any time if a parking place provided at the premises is at that time occupied by a motor vehicle used by anyone who is not included for the purposes of Clause 158.

    (3) For the purposes of subsection (1), "premises connected with business activities" are the same as those included under "business" in subsection (4) of Clause 158.

    (4) An order under this section shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

22

Clause     176,     page     99,     line     1,     leave out subsection (2).


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

717

Clause     177,     page     99,     line     16,     at end add—

    '(4) In making appointments to membership of the Authority the Secretary of State shall have regard to the desirability of appointing not less than one person who has experience of, or has shown capacity in the work of a local transport authority.'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

23

Clause     180,     page     99,     line     31,     at end insert—

      '( ) to promote the effective management of safety on the rail network;'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

24

Clause     181,     page     100,     line     1,     leave out subsection (3).


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

25

Clause     182,     page     100,     line     12,     at beginning insert 'Subject to subsection (6),'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

571

Clause     182,     page     100,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '( ) to promote measures designed to improve access by passengers to rail services by foot, bicycle or bus,'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

26

Clause     182,     page     100,     line     43,     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

27

Clause     182,     page     101,     line     3,     at end add—

    '(6) Before exercising any powers under this Chapter and prior to each subsequent year that this Chapter remains in force, the Secretary of State shall lay a report for the forthcoming year before both Houses of Parliament for approval by each House, setting out the manner in which he shall exercise his functions under this Chapter, including—

      (a) a full explanation of the manner in which the Authority intends to exercise its functions in accordance with subsections (2) and (3);

      (b) the calculations the Authority has used to arrive at its conclusions;

      (c) the decisions the Authority will make during the year in question to achieve its objectives.'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

718

Clause     182,     page     101,     line     3,     at end add—

    '(6) In exercising its functions under subsections (1) and (2) the Authority shall have regard to the local transport plans prepared by local authorities in accordance with section 92.'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

28

Clause     186,     page     102,     line     2,     leave out subsection (2).


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

29

Page     110,     line     4,     leave out Clause 198.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

572

Clause     199,     page     112,     line     29,     after 'development;"', insert—

      '(bc) to contribute to the integration of the railway system with walking, cycling and bus travel,'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

30

Clause     199,     page     113,     line     6,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

31

Clause     199,     page     113,     line     12,     leave out subsection (7).


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

700

Clause     226,     page     129,     line     24,     leave out 'Part II (and the repeals relating to that Part)' and insert 'Parts II and III (and the repeals relating to Part II)'.

 
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