Amendments proposed to the Care Standards Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Review of Act

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

NC17

To move the following Clause:—

    '.The Commissioner shall from time to time, when he thinks fit or is so required by the Secretary of State—

      (a) review the working of this Act; and

      (b) submit to the Secretary of State any proposals for amending it.'.


Interpretation

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

NC18

To move the following Clause:—

    '.In this Act "child" means a person under the age of eighteen.'.


Financial provisions

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

NC19

To move the following Clause:—

    '.There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament any expenditure incurred—

      (a) by a Minister of the Crown;

      (b) by the Children's Rights Commissioner

    by virtue of this Act.'.


Treatment of residents who entered care homes before April 1993

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

NC20

To move the following Clause:—

    '.Section 26A of the National Assistance Act 1948 shall cease to have effect.'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

34

Schedule     1,     page     65,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '4A. The Commission shall have the general duty to monitor and report to the Secretary of State on the level and impact of fees on the demand and supply of Part II services.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

36

Schedule     1,     page     65,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '4A. It is the duty of an authority to seek and have regard for the views of service users in the discharge of its functions.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

6

Schedule     1,     page     65,     line     30,     at end insert 'and two of the members of each such authority shall wherever possible be current users of services regulated under this Act'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

152

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     31,     leave out 'director' and insert 'commissioner'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

153

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     32,     leave out 'director' and insert 'commissioner'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

154

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     34,     leave out 'director' and insert 'commissioner'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

7

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     34,     at end insert—

'Older Persons' Rights Director

    11.—(1) The Commission shall appoint an older persons' rights director who is to be a member of staff of the Commission.

    (2) The older persons' rights director shall have such functions as may be prescribed.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

157

Schedule     1,     page     68,     line     19,     after 'State', insert 'and Parliament'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

158

Schedule     1,     page     68,     line     21,     after 'State', insert 'and Parliament'.


   

Mr John Hutton

50

Schedule     3,     page     75,     line     8,     leave out '63(11) (which introduces Schedule 6)' and insert '63 (children not to be cared for and accommodated in unregistered children's homes)—

      (a) for the sidenote there is substituted "Private children's homes etc.";

      (b) in subsection (11),'.

   

Mr John Hutton

51

Schedule     3,     page     75,     line     9,     at end insert 'and

      (c) in subsection (12), after "treated" there shall be inserted ", for the purposes of this Act and the Care Standards Act 2000,".'.

   

Mr John Hutton

52

Schedule     3,     page     75,     line     26,     at end insert—

    '( ) In section 66 (privately fostered children)—

      (a) in subsection (1)(a) after "accommodation" there shall be inserted "in their own home"; and

      (b) after subsection (4) there shall be inserted—

            "(4A) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision as to the circumstances in which a person who provides accommodation to a child is, or is not, to be treated as providing him with accommodation in the person's own home."'.

   

Mr John Hutton

53

Schedule     3,     page     76,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '( ) In paragraph 5(1) of Schedule 7 (foster parents: limit on number of foster children), after "treated" there shall be inserted ", for the purposes of this Act and the Care Standards Act 2000".'

   

Mr John Hutton

54

Schedule     3,     page     76,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '( ) In Schedule 8 (privately fostered children)—

      (a) in paragraph 2, sub-paragraph (1)(b) shall cease to have effect, and in sub-paragraph (2), for "(1)(b)" there shall be substituted "(1)(c)"; and

      (b) in paragraph 9(1), for "2(1)(d)" there shall be substituted "2(1)(c) and (d)", and at the end there shall be inserted—

            "But this sub-paragraph does not apply to a school which is an appropriate children's home."'.


   

Mr John Hutton

55

Schedule     5,     page     80,     line     43,     column     3,     after 'Schedule 8,' insert 'paragraph 2(1)(b) and'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

75

Title,     line     3,     leave out first 'independent'.


 
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