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Tuesday 21st 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 Nick Raynsford

805

Clause     177,     page     99,     leave out lines 6 to 8 and insert—

      '(a) a member who is to chair it, and

      (b) not fewer than seven, nor more than fourteen, other members.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

856

Clause     177,     page     99,     line     9,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

806

Clause     177,     page     99,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(2A) Both the member who is to chair the Authority and the other members shall be appointed by the Secretary of State; but the other members shall include—

      (a) one person appointed by him after consultation with the Scottish Ministers, and

      (b) one person appointed by him after consultation with the National Assembly for Wales.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

807

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

    '(4) In making an appointment to membership after consultation with the Scottish Ministers or the National Assembly for Wales the Secretary of State shall also have regard to the desirability of appointing a person who is familiar with the special requirements and circumstances of Scotland, or of Wales.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

808

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

    '(5) The Secretary of State shall consult the member appointed to chair the Authority before appointing any other person to membership of the Authority.'.

   

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 Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

796

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

    '(4) There shall be at least one authority member to represent users' interests, preferably also including a representative of older and disabled people's needs, as nominated from the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

809

Clause     178,     page     99,     line     18,     leave out from beginning to end of line 24 and insert 'may, after consulting the member appointed to chair the Authority, appoint another of its members to act as deputy to that member.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

857

Clause     178,     page     99,     line     18,     leave out from 'appoint' to 'and' and insert 'a person to chair the Authority (who shall be appointed a member of the Authority) before appointing any other member'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

858

Schedule     13,     page     185,     line     14,     at end insert 'which shall include provision for their appointment for an initial term of not less than three years.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

810

Schedule     13,     page     185,     line     30,     leave out 'the member appointed to chair it' and insert 'that member'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

859

Schedule     13,     page     185,     line     32,     at end insert 'which shall include provision for their apppointment for an initial term of not less than three years'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

811

Schedule     13,     page     185,     line     33,     leave out 'the member appointed to chair it' and insert 'that member'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

860

Schedule     13,     page     185,     line     40,     leave out sub-paragraph (5).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

812

Schedule     13,     page     185,     line     41,     leave out 'the member appointed to chair it' and insert 'that member'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

861

Schedule     13,     page     186,     line     17,     leave out sub-paragraph (3).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

922

Schedule     13,     page     186,     line     25,     at end insert—

    ' .—(1) The Authority may, in particular—

      (a) pay such pensions, allowances or gratuities as it may determine to or in respect of persons who are or have been employees of the Authority,

      (b) make such payments as it may determine towards provision for the payment of pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of such persons, or

      (c) provide and maintain such schemes (whether contributory or not) as it may determine for the payment of pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of such persons.

    (2) References in sub-paragraph (1) to pensions, allowances or gratuities include pensions, allowances or gratuities by way of compensation in respect of loss of employment or loss or diminution of emoluments.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

923

Schedule     13,     page     186,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(6) The Minister for the Civil Service may, to such extent and subject to such conditions as he thinks fit, delegate to the Authority the function of administering a scheme under section 1 of the Superannuation Act 1972, so far as relating to employees of the Authority.

    (7) If he does so, the Authority may, to such extent and subject to such conditions as it may determine, authorise the exercise of that function by, or by employees of, any person.

    (8) Where a person is authorised under sub-paragraph (7) to exercise that function, anything done or omitted to be done by or in relation to him (or an employee of his) in, or in connection with, the exercise or purported exercise of the function shall be treated for all purposes as done or omitted to be done by or in relation to the Authority.

    (9) Sub-paragraph (8) does not apply for the purposes of—

      (a) any criminal proceedings against the authorised person (or an employee of his), or

      (b) any contract between him and the Authority, so far as relating to the function.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

862

Schedule     13,     page     186,     line     44,     at end insert 'the amount of such grant to be determined for a period of not less than three years and to be notified to the Authority in sufficient time to enable it to have regard to the amount of grant so determined in formulating strategies in respect of that period in accordance with section 181.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

863

Schedule     13,     page     187,     leave out line 19.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

864

Schedule     13,     page     187,     line     20,     leave out 'greater'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

865

Schedule     13,     page     187,     line     31,     leave out 'from time to time determine' and insert 'determine at the time of making the loan in question'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

813

Schedule     13,     page     188,     line     43,     after 'audited' insert 'by the Comptroller and Auditor General who shall send a copy of his report on them to the Authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

814

Schedule     13,     page     188,     line     45,     at end insert ', and

      (b) the report made on them by the Comptroller and Auditor General,'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

866

Schedule     13,     page     189,     line     2,     leave out sub-paragraph (1).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

867

Schedule     13,     page     189,     line     9,     at end add 'provided that the Authority has not at the time of such direction committed itself to expenditure for which that amount is needed and does not need such amount within the foreseeable future to perform its functions and exercise its powers under the strategies of the Authority in place at the time of the direction.'.

 
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