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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 7th March 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 Peter Atkinson

722

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     4,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

723

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     5,     leave out 'Charging' and insert 'Taxing'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

724

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     6,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

606

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '( ) Charges imposed in respect of any motor vehicle by a charging scheme under this Part shall be paid—

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

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

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

725

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     8,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

607

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     8,     leave out 'and operated'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

726

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     9,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

727

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     12,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

728

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     15,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

729

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     17,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

608

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '(2A) In this Part references to a non-metropolitan local traffic authority are to a local traffic authority for an area outside Greater London.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

730

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     19,     leave out first 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

731

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     19,     leave out second 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

732

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     25,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

733

Clause     139,     page     81,     line     27,     leave out 'charging' and insert 'taxing'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

710

Clause     140,     page     81,     line     34,     at end add—

    '(3) A local traffic authority operating a local charging scheme shall not be prohibited from using part of the net receipts from that scheme to assist adjacent authorities in developing their local transport plans in a way that will meet the needs of persons living outside the authority's area, who visit or travel through the area operating the charging scheme.'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

711

Clause     141,     page     81,     line     39,     at end add—

    '(3) A local traffic authority operating a joint local charging scheme shall not be prohibited from using part of the net receipts from that scheme to assist adjacent authorities in developing their local transport plans in a way that will meet the needs of persons living outside the authority's area, who visit or travel through the area operating the charging scheme.'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

712

Clause     142,     page     82,     line     13,     at end add—

    '(3) A local traffic authority operating a joint local-London charging scheme shall not be prohibited from using part of the net receipts from that scheme to assist adjacent authorities in developing their local transport plans in a way that will meet the needs of persons living outside the authority's area, who visit or travel through the area operating the charging scheme.'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

747

Clause     143,     page     82,     line     22,     leave out from 'length' to end of line 27.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

734

Clause     143,     page     82,     line     22,     after 'length' insert 'excluding such bridges which are currently free at the point of use'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

735

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     30,     at end insert 'and shall be for a specified period.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

609

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     31,     leave out 'authorities may by order vary or revoke a charging scheme under this Part' and insert 'the charging authorities (acting jointly) may by order vary a charging scheme under this Part and the charging authority or any of the charging authorities may by order revoke such a scheme'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

736

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     31,     afer 'revoke' insert 'or extend'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

748

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     32,     leave out from 'Part' to end of line 35.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

737

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     34,     after 'revoked' insert 'or extended'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

739

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '(2A) Prior to making a charging scheme, the charging authority or charging authorities (acting jointly) must consult representatives of—

      (a) road users who may be affected by the scheme;

      (b) local residents;

      (c) local businesses;

      (d) neighbouring authorities; and

      (e) others who may be appropriate.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

738

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     37,     after 'revoking' insert 'or extending'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

610

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     40,     after 'orders' insert 'making or varying such charging schemes'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

740

Clause     144,     page     82,     line     45,     at end add—

    '(4A) A local charging scheme (or a joint local charging scheme) may only come into force if the charging authority or authorities (acting jointly) publish a report on the objectives of the proposed scheme, taking account of—

      (a) the estimated economic and social costs of congestion within the charging authority or authorities (acting jointly);

      (b) the estimated economic and social costs of congestion in surrounding areas;

      (c) any alternative solutions to deal with this problem considered by the local authority or authorities, using the government's new approach to appraisal;

      (d) the qualitative and quantitative benefits of a charging scheme over other alternative solutions using appraisal summary tables;

      (e) the potential impact of economic and traffic diversion on the economic activity in the charging area and on the local and surrounding roads;

      (f) use of revenues generated by the charging scheme;

      (g) any broader benefits of the proposed charging scheme for the local and surrounding areas.

    (4B) At the end of each financial year, the charging authority or authorities (acting jointly) must provide for the scheme to be audited independently in order to report on the performance of the scheme in relation to the objectives set out in the report referred to in subsection (4A) above.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

20

Page     82,     line     29,     leave out Clause 144.

 
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