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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 8th June 2000

STANDING COMMITTEE A


LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL [LORDS]

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [2nd May], as follows:

Clauses 1 to 8, new Clauses relating to Part I, new Schedules so relating, Clauses 9 to 22, Schedule 1, Clauses 23 to 38, Schedule 2, Clauses 39 to 44, new Clauses relating to Part II, new Schedules so relating, Clauses 88 to 90, Clauses 45 to 52, Clause 75, Clause 53, Schedule 3, Clauses 54 to 74, Clauses 76 and 77, new Clauses relating to Part III, new Schedules so relating, Clauses 84 and 85, Clauses 78 to 83, new Clauses relating to Part IV, new Schedules so relating, Clauses 86 and 87, Clauses 91 to 94, Schedules 4 and 5, Clauses 95 and 96, remaining new Clauses, remaining new Schedules.

   

Hilary Armstrong

345

Clause     45,     page     27,     line     14,     leave out 'local government' and insert 'relevant authorities'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

346

Clause     45,     page     27,     line     21,     leave out 'local government' and insert 'relevant authorities'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

347

Clause     45,     page     27,     line     33,     at end insert—

      '( ) the Metropolitan Police Authority,

      ( ) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

348

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     10,     at end insert 'of conduct'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

349

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     13,     at end insert 'of conduct.

    ( ) The power under subsection (1) or (2) to issue a model code of conduct includes power to revise any such model code which has been issued.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

350

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     14,     at end insert 'of conduct'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

351

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     24,     leave out 'representative of local government in England' and insert 'body'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Tim Loughton
Mr David Curry
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr Peter Atkinson

575

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     24,     leave out 'representative' and insert 'representatives'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

352

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     26,     at end insert 'of conduct or proposed revisions to such a model code'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

353

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     28,     at end insert—

      '( ) may be made to more than one body,

      ( ) may be limited to particular descriptions of authority,'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

354

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     29,     leave out 'code is' and insert 'proposals are'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Tim Loughton
Mr David Curry
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr Peter Atkinson

577

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     31,     leave out subsection (c).

   

Hilary Armstrong

355

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     31,     leave out 'codes, or different provisions of a code' and insert 'proposals'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

356

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     33,     leave out 'the representative concerned' and insert 'any body to which the invitation is made'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Tim Loughton
Mr David Curry
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr Peter Atkinson

576

Clause     46,     page     28,     line     33,     leave out 'representative' and insert 'representatives'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

357

Clause     47,     page     28,     line     35,     leave out 'each' and insert 'a'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

358

Clause     47,     page     28,     line     36,     leave out 'an' and insert 'the first'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

359

Clause     47,     page     28,     line     40,     leave out from 'conduct)' to end of line 41 and insert—

    '(1A) It is the duty of a relevant authority, before the end of the period of six months beginning with the day on which any subsequent order under section 46 which applies to them is made, to pass a resolution—

      (a) adopting a code of conduct in place of their existing code of conduct under this section, or

      (b) revising their existing code of conduct under this section.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

360

Clause     47,     page     28,     line     42,     after 'resolution' insert—

      '( ) adopt a code of conduct in place of their existing code of conduct under this section, or

      ( )''.

   

Hilary Armstrong

361

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     2,     after 'code' insert 'of conduct'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

362

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     7,     leave out 'in subsection (1)' and insert 'under subsection (1) or (1A)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

363

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     11,     after 'code' insert 'of conduct'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

67

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     20,     after 'newspapers' insert 'widely'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

364

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     24,     leave out 'their principal office' and insert 'an office of the authority'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

365

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     26,     leave out 'their principal office' and insert 'that office'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

366

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '( ) Where a relevant authority themselves publish a newspaper, the duty to publish a notice under subsection (5)(b) is to be construed as a duty to publish that notice in their newspaper and at least one other newspaper circulating in their area.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

367

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     35,     leave out subsection (7).

   

Hilary Armstrong

369

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     39,     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

370

Clause     47,     page     29,     line     40,     leave out subsection (9).


   

Hilary Armstrong

371

Clause     48,     page     29,     line     43,     after '(1)' insert 'A person who is a member or co-opted member of a relevant authority at a time when the authority adopts a code of conduct under section 47 for the first time—

      ( ) must, before the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which the code of conduct is adopted, give to the authority a written undertaking that in performing his functions he will observe the authority's code of conduct for the time being under section 47, and

      ( ) if he fails to do so, is to cease to be a member or co-opted member at the end of that period.

    ( )'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

372

Clause     48,     page     29,     line     46,     leave out 'existing code of conduct' and insert 'code of conduct for the time being'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

373

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     1,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

40

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     9,     at end insert 'subject to subsections (9) to (11)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

374

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     10,     leave out 'elected as' and insert 'who becomes'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

375

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     11,     after 'apply' insert 'at any time after the authority has adopted a code of conduct under section 47 for the first time'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

376

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     13,     leave out 'existing code of conduct' and insert 'code of conduct for the time being'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

377

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     14,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

41

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     22,     at end insert 'subject to subsections (9) to (11)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

378

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     23,     leave out 'Any person appointed as' and insert 'A person who becomes'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

379

Clause     48,     page     30,     line     23,     at end insert 'at any time after the authority has adopted a code of conduct under section 47 for the first time'.

 
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