Amendments proposed to the Local Government Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Hilary Armstrong

477

Clause     70,     page     47,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '(8A) A member of the relevant Adjudication Panel who is directly or indirectly interested in any matter which is, or is likely to be, the subject of an adjudication conducted by a case tribunal or interim case tribunal—

      (a) must disclose the nature of his interest to the president or deputy president of that Panel, and

      (b) may not be a member of a case tribunal or interim case tribunal which conducts an adjudication in relation to that matter.

    (8B) Where there is no deputy president of the relevant Adjudication Panel, the reference in subsections (3) and (8A) to the deputy president is to be treated as a reference to such member of the Panel as the Lord Chancellor or (as the case may require) the National Assembly for Wales may specify.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

478

Clause     70,     page     47,     line     26,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

479

Clause     70,     page     47,     line     28,     at end insert—

    '( ) The Lord Chancellor must obtain the consent of the Secretary of State before issuing any guidance under subsection (10).'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

480

Clause     71,     page     47,     line     44,     at end insert—

    '( ) The president of the Adjudication Panel for England may, after consultation with the Secretary of State, give directions as to the practice and procedure to be followed by tribunals drawn from the Panel.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

481

Clause     71,     page     48,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '( ) The president of the Adjudication Panel for Wales may, after consultation with the National Assembly for Wales, give directions as to the practice and procedure to be followed by tribunals drawn from the Panel.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

482

Clause     71,     page     48,     line     12,     leave out sub-paragraph (ii).

   

Hilary Armstrong

483

Clause     71,     page     48,     line     15,     at end insert '(including provision with respect to interest and provision with respect to the enforcement of any such award)'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

484

Clause     72,     page     48,     line     29,     leave out '67' and insert '67(3)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

485

Clause     72,     page     48,     line     33,     leave out from 'concerned' to 'not' in line 39 and insert 'for a period which does'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

486

Clause     72,     page     48,     line     46,     after 'must' insert 'give details of the suspension or partial suspension and'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

487

Clause     72,     page     49,     line     15,     leave out 'cease to have effect on the day that' and insert 'not extend beyond the day on which'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

488

Clause     72,     page     49,     line     19,     leave out 'member or co-opted member of the relevant authority concerned' and insert 'person'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

489

Clause     72,     page     49,     line     21,     at end insert—

    '( ) In a case where section 61(7) or 67(7) applies, the references in subsection (3) and (8)(b) to the relevant authority concerned are to be treated as including a reference to the relevant authority of which the person concerned was formerly a member or co-opted member.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

490

Clause     72,     page     49,     line     28,     at end insert 'or partial suspension'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

491

Clause     73,     page     49,     line     39,     leave out from '(4)' to end of line 6 on page 50 and insert—

    '(4) A person may be—

      (a) suspended or partially suspended from being a member or co-opted member of the relevant authority concerned, or

      (b) disqualified for being, or becoming (whether by election or otherwise), a member of that or any other relevant authority.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

492

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     8,     leave out 'or (5)(a)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

493

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     9,     after 'suspended' insert 'or partially suspended'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

494

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     12,     leave out 'or (5)(b)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

495

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     16,     leave out 'or (5)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

496

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     23,     after 'suspended' insert 'or partially suspended'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

497

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     23,     leave out 'or (5)(a)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

498

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     28,     after 'suspended' insert 'or partially suspended'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

499

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     28,     leave out 'authority' and insert 'relevant authority concerned'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

500

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     29,     leave out 'to the extent' and insert 'in the way'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

501

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     34,     leave out 'or (5)(b)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

502

Clause     73,     page     50,     line     39,     leave out 'being elected or appointed, a member or co-opted' and insert 'becoming (whether by election or otherwise), a'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

503

Clause     73,     page     51,     line     6,     at end insert—

    '( ) Where the person concerned is no longer a member or co-opted member of the relevant authority concerned but is a member or co-opted member of another relevant authority in the same country (that is to say, England or Wales)—

      (a) a copy of any notice under subsection (2), (8), or (11) must also be given to the standards committee of that other relevant authority,

      (b) the references in subsections (4)(a) and (9)(c) to the relevant authority concerned are to be treated as references to that other relevant authority,

      (c) the duty to give notice to the standards committee of the relevant authority concerned under subsection (9) is to be treated as a duty—

          (i) to give that notice to the standards committee of that other relevant authority, and

          (ii) to give a copy of that notice to the standards committee of the relevant authority concerned,

      (d) the reference in subsection (13)(c) to the relevant authority concerned is to be treated as including a reference to that other relevant authority.'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

504

Clause     74,     page     51,     line     14,     leave out from beginning to 'about' in line 16 and insert—

    '( ) A case tribunal which has adjudicated on any matter may make recommendations to a relevant authority'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

505

Clause     74,     page     51,     line     29,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

506

Clause     74,     page     51,     line     30,     at end insert '(and accordingly, in the case of a relevant authority to which section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 applies, is not to be a function to which that section applies)'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

510

Clause     76,     page     53,     line     3,     at end insert—

    '( ) The power under subsection (1) or (2) to issue a code includes power—

      (a) to issue a separate code for council managers (within the meaning of Part II of this Act), and

      (b) to revise any code which has been issued.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

511

Clause     76,     page     53,     line     6,     leave out 'local government, and of local government employees in England' and insert 'relevant authorities in England, and of employees of such authorities'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

512

Clause     76,     page     53,     line     19,     leave out from 'code' to end of line 20 and insert 'for the time being under this section which is applicable'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Adrian Sanders

563

Clause     76,     page     53,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '( ) In subsection (1) of section 2, Part 1 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (political restriction of officers and staff), paragraph (f) is deleted.'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

513

Clause     77,     page     53,     line     35,     leave out 'has' and insert 'and "elected executive member" have'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

516

Clause     77,     page     53,     line     35,     at end insert 'and (2)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

514

Clause     77,     page     53,     line     38,     leave out 'local authority' and insert 'relevant authority to which Part II of this Act applies'.

 
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