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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 14th January 2003

STANDING COMMITTEE A


EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT (REPRESENTATION) BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [9th January].

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

40

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     5,     at beginning insert 'Subject to section 10,'.

   

Mr David Heath
Bob Russell

5

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     5,     leave out 'and' and insert 'or'.


   

Mr David Heath
Bob Russell

6

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     11,     leave out 'and' and insert 'or'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

41

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     14,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

42

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     16,     leave out 'the Governor and'.

   

Mr David Heath
Bob Russell

7

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     16,     leave out from 'Governor' to end of line 17 and insert 'Chief Minister and the House of Assembly of Gibraltar, and representatives of political parties established in Gibraltar which it expects to seek registration under section 11(3)'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

43

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     17,     at end insert 'and the Leader of the Opposition in Gibraltar'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

44

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     19,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Secretary of State which shall be debated by each House on a substantive motion'.


   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

45

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     21,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

46

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     24,     at end insert 'the name of which shall include the words "and Gibraltar".'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

47

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     28,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

48

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     28,     after 'Commission', insert 'who shall consult the Boundary Committee of their Commission and/or the Boundary Commissions'.


   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

49

Clause     11,     page     5,     line     31,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

50

Clause     11,     page     5,     line     34,     at end insert '; provided that no such order shall be made until the Secretary of State has consulted the Chief Minister of Gibraltar as to what matters may be legislated in the House of Assembly in Gibraltar and what matters may be legislated in Parliament and thereafter such matters as the Secretary of State may by order prescribe to be legislated in the House of Assembly may be so legislated.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

51

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     19,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

52

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     19,     after 'Commission', insert 'who shall consult the Boundary Committee of their Commission and/or the Boundary Commissions'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

53

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     21,     leave out subsection (6).


   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

54

Clause     12,     page     6,     line     33,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

55

Clause     12,     page     6,     line     44,     after 'Commission', insert 'and the Chief Minister of Gibraltar'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

56

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     4,     leave out subsection (8).


   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

57

Clause     13,     page     7,     line     13,     after 'Gibraltar', insert 'who shall be ordinarily resident in Gibraltar, following consultation with the Chief Minister of Gibraltar.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

58

Clause     16,     page     8,     line     22,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

59

Clause     16,     page     8,     line     43,     at end insert—

       'provided that no such regulation shall be made until the Secretary of State has consulted in accordance with section 11(1) and it has been determined in which legislature which matters are to be legislated'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

60

Clause     16,     page     9,     line     13,     leave out 'Lord Chancellor' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

61

Clause     16,     page     9,     line     13,     after 'Commission', insert 'who shall consult the Boundary Committee of their Commission and/or the Boundary Commissions'.


   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

62

Clause     17,     page     9,     line     16,     after 'section 16', insert '; provided that no such regulation shall be made until the Secretary of State has consulted in accordance with section 11(1) and it has been determined in which legislature which matters are to be legislated.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

63

Clause     17,     page     9,     line     22,     leave out from 'Kingdom' to end of line 25.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

64

Clause     17,     page     9,     line     26,     leave out from 'regulations' to end of line 29 and add 'may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament'.


   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

65

Clause     21,     page     10,     line     34,     after '(4A)', insert 'In respect only of Part 2 of the European Parliament (Representation) Act 2003 and subject to section 11 of that Act'.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

66

Clause     21,     page     10,     line     41,     after 'Kingdom', insert 'and Gibraltar'.

   

Mr David Heath
Bob Russell

8

Clause     21,     page     10,     line     41,     leave out from 'Kingdom' to end of line 43.

   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

67

Clause     21,     page     10,     line     42,     leave out paragraph (c).


   

Mr William Cash
Angela Watkinson
Mr David Ruffley
Andrew Rosindell

68

Clause     22,     page     11,     line     16,     leave out subsection (3).


   

Mr David Heath
Bob Russell

9

Clause     23,     page     11,     line     31,     after 'Act', insert 'shall be exercised by a Minister in the Lord Chancellor's Department who is a Member of the House of Commons, and who is designated for that purpose, and'.

   

Mr William Cash

28

Page     11,     line     30,     leave out Clause 23.


   

Mr William Cash

29

Clause     24,     page     11,     line     35,     at end insert '"consult" and "consultation" mean paying due regard to the views expressed and includes publishing the reasons of the Secretary of State, following such consultation, for the making of an order under this Act and the 2002 Act no sooner than three months before making the order.'.


   

Mr William Cash

30

Clause     25,     page     12,     line     3,     after '(3)', insert 'Subject to the provisions of this Act and the 2002 Act,'.

 
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