Amendments proposed to the Utilities Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mrs Helen Liddell

663

Schedule     5,     page     162,     line     42,     leave out from '"prescribed"' to end of line and insert 'for the words from "except" to "made" there is substituted "means prescribed by regulations made, unless the context otherwise requires,"'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

632

Schedule     5,     page     162,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '(6) After the definition of "relevant condition" there is inserted—

      "special connection agreement" means a special agreement under section 22;".'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

664

Schedule     5,     page     162,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '. In section 106(2) (regulations and orders), in paragraph (b), after "company" there is inserted ", an order under section 11A, section 32, section 41A, 43A or 56A,".

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

825

Schedule     5,     page     162,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '() After the definition of "licence" there is inserted—

            ' "licensable activity" means an activity which, if carried on without the authority of a licence or exemption, constitutes an offence under section 4(1);".'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

201

Schedule     5,     page     162,     line     43,     leave out '66(1)' and insert '111(1)'.

   

Mr Chris Mullin

455

Schedule     5,     page     163,     leave out lines 4 to 12.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

826

Schedule     5,     page     163,     line     14,     at end insert—

'Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)

     . In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (definition of public records) in Part II of the Table at the end of paragraph 3, there is inserted at the appropriate place—

    "Gas and Electricity Consumer Council.".'.

   

Mr Chris Mullin

456

Schedule     5,     page     163,     leave out lines 15 to 19.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

414

Schedule     5,     page     163,     leave out lines 26 and 27.

   

Mr Chris Mullin

457

Schedule     5,     page     163,     leave out lines 28 and 29.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

415

Schedule     5,     page     163,     leave out line 34.

   

Mr Chris Mullin

458

Schedule     5,     page     163,     leave out lines 35 and 36.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

827

Schedule     5,     page     163,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(2) Section 1 of that Act (persons to or in respect of whom benefits may be provided by schemes under that section) shall apply to persons who at any time before the abolition of the Gas Consumers' Council have ceased to serve in employment with that Council.'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

828

Schedule     5,     page     164,     line     6,     at end insert—

            ' "A regional committee of the Gas and Electricity Consumer Council established under section 16(2) of the Utilities Act 2000.".'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

416

Schedule     5,     page     164,     leave out lines 7 and 8.

   

Mr Chris Mullin

459

Schedule     5,     page     164,     leave out lines 9 and 10.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

417

Schedule     5,     page     164,     leave out lines 12 to 16.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

633

Schedule     5,     page     164,     line     16,     at end insert—

'Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (c. 66)

    . In section 70 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (supplies by utilities), in subsection (4)(b), for "public electricity supplier" there is substituted "electricity supplier".

Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45)

    .—(1) The Insolvency Act 1986 is amended as follows.

    (2) In section 233 (supplies of gas, water, electricity etc)—

      (a) in subsection (3), for paragraph (b) there is substituted—

            "(b) a supply of electricity by an electricity supplier within the meaning of Part I of the Electricity Act 1989;"; and

      (b) subsection (5)(b) shall be omitted.

    (3) In section 372 (supplies of gas, water, electricity etc in cases of individual insolvency)—

      (a) in subsection (4), for paragraph (b) there is substituted—

            "(b) a supply of electricity by an electricity supplier within the meaning of Part I of the Electricity Act 1989;"; and

      (b) subsection (5)(b) shall be omitted.'.


   

Mrs Helen Liddell

418

Schedule     6,     page     166,     line     21,     at end insert 'or'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

419

Schedule     6,     page     166,     line     22,     leave out from 'Council' to end of line 24.

   

Mr Chris Mullin

460

Schedule     6,     page     166,     leave out lines 28 to 33.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

520

Schedule     6,     page     166,     line     33,     at end insert—

'Consultation by Council before establishing regional committees

    . The requirements in paragraph 11(2) to (4) of Schedule 2 to this Act do not apply to any regional committee of the Gas and Electricity Consumer Council which is established within the period of two months beginning with the day on which section 16(2) of this Act comes into force.'


   

Mrs Helen Liddell

420

Schedule     7,     page     167,     column     3,     leave out lines 26 to 31.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

592

Schedule     7,     page     167,     line     50,     column     3,     leave out from '7,' to 'and' in line 53 and insert 'in subsections (5) and (6) the words "or extension", in each place where they appear, in subsection (5), the words "or, in the case of an extension, such shorter time as may be prescribed" and subsections (7), (8)'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

258

Schedule     7,     page     168,     line     10,     column     3,     at end insert 'Sections 32 and 32A.'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

829

Schedule     7,     page     168,     line     10,     column     3,     at end insert 'In section 28, the word "33BB".'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

665

Schedule     7,     page     168,     line     18,     column     3,     at end insert 'Section 33E.'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

497

Schedule     7,     page     168,     line     25,     column     3,     at end insert 'In section 42(4)(a) the words "other than section 33(3) above".'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

634

Schedule     7,     page     168,     line     38,     at end insert—

     

'1986 c. 45.

     

Insolvency Act 1986.

     

Section 233(5)(b).

Section 372(5)(b).'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

594

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     4,     column     3,     leave out 'Section 22'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

498

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     13,     column     3,     at end insert 'Section 45.'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

666

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     13,     column     3,     at end insert 'Section 42B.'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

635

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     20,     column     3,     at end insert 'In Schedule 16, paragraph 35.'.

   

Mr Chris Mullin

461

Schedule     7,     page     169,     leave out lines 21 to 30.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

813

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     30,     at end insert—

     

'1992 c. 15.

     

The Offshore Safety Act 1992.

     

Section 2(3)(b).

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

667

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     31,     column     3,     leave out 'Section 20.' and insert—

     

     

     

'Section 14.

Section 20.

Section 22.'

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

726

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     33,     leave out 'paragraph 38' and insert 'paragraphs 38 and 39'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

814

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     39,     after '33(3)' insert ', 36'.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

727

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     42,     at end insert—

'1998 c. 5.The Fossil Fuel Levy Act 1998.The whole Act.'.
   

Mr Chris Mullin

462

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     43,     column     3,     leave out from beginning of line to end of line 47.

   

Mrs Helen Liddell

421

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     49,     column     3,     leave out '2(4)'.

   

Mr Chris Mullin

463

Schedule     7,     page     169,     line     49,     column     3,     leave out '4(3) and 5(4)' and insert 'and 4(3)'.


   

Mrs Helen Liddell

653

Clause     133,     page     151,     line     26,     at end insert—

    '(3) The power of the Secretary of State to make regulations under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.'.

 
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