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

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Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

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Page     84,     line     3     [Schedule     1],     at end insert—

'Committees and Directorates

    6A. The Commission shall establish—

      (a) an Independent Healthcare Committee chaired by a Commissioner who shall have specific responsibility for the Commission's functions in respect of independent hospitals; and

      (b) a Nursing and Care Homes Committee chaired by a Commissioner who shall have specific responsibility for the Commission's functions in respect of nursing and care homes.

    6B. The Commission shall establish—

      (a) a Directorate of Independent Healthcare under a Director of Independent Healthcare, who shall report to the Independent Healthcare Committee; and

      (b) a Directorate of Nursing and Care Homes under a Director of Nursing and Care Homes, who shall report to the Nursing and Care Homes Committee.

    6C. The Secretary of State may by regulations define the respective responsibilities of the Committees established in accordance with paragraph 6A.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

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Page     84,     line     3     [Schedule     1],     at end insert:—

'Healthcare Committee

    6A. The Commission shall establish a Healthcare Committee chaired by a Commissioner who shall have specific responsibility for the Commission's functions in respect of independent hospitals.

    6B. The Secretary of state shall appoint a Deputy Chairman of the Healthcare Committee from the staff of the Commission for Health Improvement ("CHI"), and the Deputy Chairman shall have specific responsibility for ensuring that the system of inspection of independent hospitals is common and comparable to the system used to inspect NHS hospitals.

    6C. The Secretary of State may by regulation define further specific responsibilities of the Committee established in accordance with paragraph 6A.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

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Page     84     [Schedule     1],     leave out lines 31 to 34.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     85,     line     14     [Schedule     1],     leave out from 'authority' to end of line 15 and insert—

    '( ) An authority may make arrangements with persons under which they, or members of their staff, may perform functions of members of the staff of the authority'.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     89     [Schedule     2],     leave out lines 18 to 24.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     90,     line     32     [Schedule     2],     at end insert—

'Evidence

    . A document purporting to be duly executed under the seal of the Commissioner or to be signed by him or on his behalf is to be received in evidence and, unless the contrary is proved, taken to be so executed or signed.'


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     91     [Schedule     3],     leave out lines 39 and 40.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     98,     line     43     [Schedule     4],     leave out '(d)' and insert '(e)'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     98,     line     44     [Schedule     4],     after 'home;"' insert—

      '( ) after subsection (2) there shall be inserted—

            "(2A) Where under subsection (2)(aa) a local authority maintains a child in a home provided, equipped and maintained by the Secretary of State under section 82(5), it shall do so on such terms as the Secretary of State may from time to time determine."'


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     99,     line     27     [Schedule     4],     leave out '59(1)' and insert '59'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     99,     line     27     [Schedule     4],     at end insert—

      '( ) in subsection (1),'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     99,     line     28     [Schedule     4],     leave out '(d)' and insert '(e)'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     99,     line     29     [Schedule     4],     at end insert 'and

      ( ) after that subsection there shall be inserted—

            "(1A) Where under subsection (1)(aa) a local authority maintains a child in a home provided, equipped and maintained by the Secretary of State under section 82(5), it shall do so on such terms as the Secretary of State may from time to time determine."'


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     102,     line     42     [Schedule     4],     leave out '61' and insert '61(2)'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Page     102,     line     44     [Schedule     4],     leave out from beginning to end of line 4 on page 103 and insert 'for the words from "voluntary" to the end there shall be substituted "persons carrying on an appropriate children's home for the provision or use by them of such accommodation".'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

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Page     107,     line     40     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

'Older Persons' Commissioner'

    .—(1) The Part of this Act which relates to the Older Persons' Commissioner has effect, in relation to times before the commencement of any other relevant provision of this Act, as if references—

      (a) to regulated services in England and Wales; and

      (b) to the provider of such services,

    were or included references to services which would be regulated services in England or Wales, or (as the case may be) to the person who would be the provider, if that provision were in force.

    (2) Sub-paragraph (1) has effect subject to any provision made under sections 117 or 118.'


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

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Title,     line     10,     after 'workers;' insert 'to establish a Children's Commissioner for Wales;'.


 
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