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Amendments proposed to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill - continued House of Commons

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    Mr Michael Meacher

    675

    Clause     64,     page     34,     line     35,     leave out 'Commission' and insert 'Council'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    618

    Clause     64,     page     34,     line     38,     at end insert—

        '(d) notify the local planning authority in whose area the land is situated;

        (e) notify the Environment Agency;

        (f) notify every owner and occupier of any of that land; and

        (g) notify any other appropriate body'.

       

    Mr Damian Green
    Mr James Paice
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    668

    Clause     64,     page     34,     line     38,     at end insert—

        '(1A) The Secretary of State may by regulations made by statutory instrument make such provision as he considers appropriate—

        (a) for the purpose of implementing articles 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the Ramsar Convention or any other article he deems appropriate or any amendments of those articles, and

        (b) for the purpose of dealing with matters arising out of or related to the implementation of those articles or of any such amendment.

        (1B) The Secretary of State shall, at periods not longer than 5 years, review any regulations made under subsection (1A) and make a statement regarding the need for amendment of existing regulations and the need for further regulations.

        (1C) A statutory instrument containing regulations under subsection (1A) shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.'.


       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    619

    Clause     66,     page     35,     line     31,     after 'with', insert 'on or'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    620

    Clause     66,     page     36,     line     5,     leave out 'the' and insert 'or in relation to'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    621

    Clause     66,     page     36,     line     8,     leave out 'the' and insert 'or in relation to'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    622

    Clause     66,     page     36,     leave out line 29 and insert—

        '(d) take such samples of the land as relate to the designation or potential designation and integrity of the site as a site of special scientific interest and take such samples of anything from or on the land which may adversely affect the site and its designation and integrity'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    642

    Clause     66,     page     36,     line     29,     at end add—

         'and on leaving any land upon which he has so entered, shall leave it as effectively secured against unauthorised entry as he found it.

        ( ) It shall be the duty of the relevant authority to compensate any person who has sustained damage by reason of—

        (a) the exercise by a person authorised by the relevant authority of any powers conferred on him by virtue of this section; or

        (b) the failure of a person so authorised to perform the duty imposed on him by subsection (3a) above,

        except where the damage is attributable to the fault of the person who sustained it; and any dispute as to a person's entitlement to compensation in pursuance of this subsection or as to the amount of the compensation shall be determined by arbitration.'.


       

    Ms Candy Atherton

    602

    Schedule     11,     page     76,     line     18,     leave out '1(5) and 9(4)' and insert '1(1), 1(5), 3(1)(a), 9(1), 9(4), 13(1)(a) and 13(1)(b).'.

       

    Ms Candy Atherton

    473

    Schedule     11,     page     76,     line     19,     leave out from 'intentional' to 'after' and insert 'killing, taking and disturbance etc. of wild birds and other animals and uprooting or destruction of wild plants etc.)'.

       

    Mr Michael Meacher

    510

    Schedule     11,     page     76,     line     20,     at end insert—

        '. In section 3 of that Act (areas of special protection) in subsection (1)(c) for "the offender shall be liable to a special penalty" there is substituted "the offence shall be treated as falling within section 7(3A)".'.

       

    Mr Michael Meacher

    511

    Schedule     11,     page     76,     line     22,     at end insert—

        '.—(1) In section 7 of that Act (registration etc. of certain captive birds), in subsection (3)(a), for "for which a special penalty is provided" there is substituted "which falls within subsection (3A)".

        (2) After subsection (3) of that section there is inserted—

              "(3A) The offences falling within this subsection are—

              (a) any offence under section 1(1) or (2) in respect of—

                  (i) a bird included in Schedule 1 or any part of, or anything derived from, such a bird,

                  (ii) the nest of such a bird, or

                  (iii) an egg of such a bird or any part of such an egg;

              (b) any offence under section 1(5) or 5;

              (c) any offence under section 6 in respect of—

                  (i) a bird included in Schedule 1 or any part of, or anything derived from, such a bird, or

                  (ii) an egg of such a bird or any part of such an egg;

              (d) any offence under section 8."'.

       

    Mrs Helen Brinton

    426

    Schedule     11,     page     76,     line     22,     at end insert—

        '. In section 9(4) of that Act, after paragraph (b) there is inserted—

        "(c) intentionally or recklessly disturbs any marine mammal included in Schedule 5 in any place other than a structure or place used for shelter or protection.".'

       

    Mrs Helen Brinton

    427

    Schedule     11,     page     76,     line     22,     at end insert—

        '. In section 13(1) of that Act, after paragraph (b) there is inserted—

        "(c) damages or destroys any place in which any wild plant included in Schedule 8 is growing".'.

       

    Mr Damian Green
    Mr James Paice
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    361

    Schedule     11,     page     76,     line     22,     at end insert—

        '.For section 14(2) of that Act (introduction of new species) there is substituted—

              "(2) Subject to the provisions of this Part, if any person plants, releases or otherwise causes to grow in the wild any plant which—

        (i) is of a kind which is not normally resident in England and Wales in a wild state; or

        (ii) is included in Part II of Schedule 9

        he shall be guilty of an offence.

        (2A) A person shall not be guilty of an offence under subsection (2) if he shows that his action was not undertaken recklessly or the action was for the purpose of agriculture, horticulture, forestry or for other specified purposes (for example medicine, veterinary medicine, brewing and food processing).

        (2B) Subject to the provisions of this Part, if any person—

        (a) sells, offers or exposes for sale, or has in his possession or transports for the purpose of sale, any living wild plant included in Part II of Schedule 9, or any part of such a wild plant; or

        (b) publishes or causes to be published any advertisement likely to be understood as conveying that he buys or sells or intends to sell, any of those things

        he shall be guilty of an offence.".'.

       

    Mr Michael Meacher

    512

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     1,     leave out 'the' and insert 'an'.

       

    Mr Michael Meacher

    513

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     8,     leave out from '(3),' to end of line 12 and insert—

        '(a) paragraphs (a) and (b) do not confer power to enter a dwelling except for purposes connected with—

            (i) a relevant registration or licence held by an occupier of the dwelling, or

            (ii) an application by an occupier of the dwelling for a relevant registration or licence; and

        (b) paragraph (c) does not confer any power to enter a dwelling.'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    623

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     18,     at end insert 'wild'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    624

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     19,     after 'other', insert 'wild'.

       

    Ms Candy Atherton

    603

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     43,     leave out 'require' and insert 'authorise'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    625

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     43,     after 'it', insert 'by a suitably qualified veterinary surgeon'.

       

    Mr Michael Meacher

    514

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     45,     at end insert—

        '(1A) A constable who suspects with reasonable cause that an offence under this Part is being or has been committed in respect of any specimen ("the relevant specimen") may require any person to make available for the taking of a sample of blood or tissue any specimen (other than the relevant specimen) in that person's possession or control which is alleged to be, or which the constable suspects with reasonable cause to be, a specimen a sample from which will tend to establish the identity or ancestry of the relevant specimen.'

       

    Ms Candy Atherton

    604

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     48,     leave out 'require' and insert 'authorise'.

       

    Mr James Paice
    Mr Damian Green
    Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

    626

    Schedule     11,     page     77,     line     48,     at end insert 'by a suitably qualified veterinary surgeon'.

     
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