Amendments proposed to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Paul Burstow

Mr Andrew George

73

Clause     10,     page     10,     line     4,     leave out 'an appeal tribunal' and insert 'a county court'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

18

Clause     10,     page     10,     line     10,     leave out ', not to revise a decision under section 16,'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow

Mr Andrew George

74

Clause     10,     page     10,      leave out lines 41 to 43.

   

Mr Paul Burstow

Mr Andrew George

76

Clause     10,     page     10,     line     43,     at end insert ', save that the appeal tribunal shall consist of three members one of which must be a legally qualified member and the tribunal shall, if practicable, include at least one member who is of the same sex as the appellant.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow

Mr Andrew George

75

Clause     10,     page     11,      leave out lines 1 to 18.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

19

Clause     10,     page     11,     line     1,     leave out '(1)(d)' and insert '(1)(c)'.


   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

227

Clause     12,     page     11,     line     43,     at end insert—

    '(4A) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (3) that he has reasonably refused a scientific test to prove that the alleged parent is a parent of the child'.


   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

221

Clause     13,     page     12,     line     8,     after 'inspector', insert 'shall receive full training and'.

   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

222

Clause     13,     page     12,     line     13,     after 'entry', insert 'in the presence of the occupier'.

   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

223

Clause     13,     page     12,     line     15,     leave out 'as he considers' and insert 'that is deemed reasonably'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

20

Clause     13,     page     12,     line     20,     leave out '(or a person alleged to be one)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

21

Clause     13,     page     12,     line     22,     leave out '(or a person alleged to be one)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

22

Clause     13,     page     12,     line     27,     leave out '(or a person alleged to be one)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

23

Clause     13,     page     12,     line     29,     at end insert—

    '( ) In subsection (6), for the words from "any person who" to the end of paragraph (d) there shall be substituted "any such person".'.


   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

24

Clause     14,     page     12,     line     43,     leave out 'a child support officer' and insert 'the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

202

Clause     14,     page     13,     line     15,     after '1953' insert 'or in any register kept under section 13 (register of births and still-births) or section 44 (Register of Corrections Etc) of the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

25

Clause     14,     page     13,     line     18,     leave out from beginning to end of line 20 and insert—

    'Where the result of a scientific test (within the meaning of section 27A) taken by the alleged parent would be relevant to determining that person's parentage, and the alleged parent—

      (a) refuses to take such a test; or'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker
Angela Eagle
Mr Kevin Hughes
Mr Richard Burden

26

Clause     14,     page     13,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(2) In that provision, after Case B there shall be inserted—

        "Case B1

            Where the Secretary of State is satisfied that the alleged parent is a parent of the child in question by virtue of section 27 or 28 of that Act (meaning of "mother" and of "father" respectively)."'.


   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

216

Clause     15,     page     13,     line     36,     at end insert—

      '(c) an order that any welfare benefits that the liable person is in receipt of at the time of the application be reduced by an amount to be determined;

      (d) a home detention curfew under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 or;

      (e) a community service order.

    (2A) When making an application under this section the Secretary of State shall provide to the magistrates' court a statement setting out which welfare benefits the liable person is in receipt of and the amounts thereof.'.

   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

92

Clause     15,     page     13,     line     39,     leave out from 'he' to end of line 39 and insert—'would suffer exceptional hardship in the event that he was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence;'.

   

Mr Andrew George
Mr Paul Burstow

127

Clause     15,     page     13,     line     39,     at end insert—

      '( ) whether he needs a driving licence to maintain contact with his child or children;'.

   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

93

Clause     15,     page     14,     line     1,     leave out 'The Secretary of State' and insert 'The liable person'.

   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

94

Clause     15,     page     14,     line     4,     leave out from 'licence' to end of line 5.

   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

95

Clause     15,     page     14,     line     49,     leave out 'part' and insert 'no less than 35 per cent.'.

   

Mr Eric Pickles
Mrs Jacqui Lait
Mr Edward Leigh
Mr Laurence Robertson
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Desmond Swayne

96

Clause 15, page 15, line 9, at end add—

    '(6A) No such order as is mentioned in subsection (5) may be made unless the court is satisfied that the liable person will thereafter make in full all payments due from him pursuant to the maintenance calculation which applies to him.'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

203

Clause     15,     page     15,     line     36,     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

204

Clause     15,     page     15,     line     39,     at end insert—

      '(d) subsection (9) is omitted; and

      (e) for subsection (10) substitute

            "(10) The power of the Court of Session by Act of Sederunt to regulate the procedure and practice in civil proceedings in the sheriff court shall include power to make, in relation to disqualification orders, provision corresponding to that which may be made by virtue of section 40A(8)." '

   

Mr Paul Burstow

Mr Andrew George

77

Page     13,     line     25,     leave out Clause 15.


   

Mr Jeff Rooker

205

Clause     16,     page     15,     line     44,     after '(1)', insert—

    'Where the Secretary of State has sought to recover an amount by virtue of section 38(1), and that amount, or any portion of it, remains unpaid, he may by summary application apply to the sheriff for the issue of a warrant committing the liable person to prison.

    (2) On any such application, the sheriff shall, in the presence of the liable person, inquire as to—

      (a) the liable person's means; and

      (b) whether there has been wilful refusal or culpable neglect on his part.

    (3)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

206

Clause     16,     page     16,     line     6,     leave out '(2)' and insert '(4)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

207

Clause     16,     page     16,     line     15,     leave out '(3)' and insert '(5)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

208

Clause     16,     page     16,     line     17,     leave out '(4)' and insert '(6)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

209

Clause     16,     page     16,     line     23,     leave out '(5)' and insert '(7)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

210

Clause     16,     page     16,     line     24,     leave out '(4)' and insert '(6)'.

   

Mr Jeff Rooker

211

Clause     16,     page     16,     line     25,     leave out '(6)' and insert '(8)'.

 
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