Amendments proposed to the Railways and Transport Safety Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Don Foster
Mr Tom Brake
Mr John Barrett

3

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     41,     at end add—

    '(6)   The Secretary of State shall place a requirement upon the Chief Inspector of Rail Accidents to publish an annual progress report on the implementation of recommendations which he makes.'.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Mr Christopher Chope
Miss Anne McIntosh
Mr John Randall

16

Clause     10,     page     6,     line     32,     at end insert 'Accident reports such as those conducted in the event of a road accident should be completed by the relevant investigators acting under the provision of this Bill, ensuring greater transparency and security across all modes of travel.'.


   

Mr John Spellar

23

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     12,     leave out 'and orders'.

   

Mr John Spellar

24

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     17,     leave out 'and orders'.

   

Mr John Spellar

25

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '( )   Regulations under section 1(2) shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr John Spellar

26

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     18,     at beginning insert 'Other'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Mr Christopher Chope
Miss Anne McIntosh
Mr John Randall

20

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     18,     leave out from 'be' to end of line 19 and insert 'laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.'.


NEW CLAUSE RELATING TO PART 1

Schedules 1 and 4: sequestration, &c. in Scotland

   

Mr John Spellar

NC3

*To move the following Clause:—

    'Where a person becomes, under paragraph 2(cc) of Schedule 1, liable to dismissal or, under paragraph 7(3A) of Schedule 4, ineligible for appointment —

      (a) by reason that his estate has been sequestrated, he shall cease to be so liable or ineligible—

      (i) in the case of the sequestration of his estate being recalled or reduced, on the date of that event; and

      (ii) in any other case, on his obtaining a discharge;

      (b) by reason of his having made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors, he shall cease to be so liable or ineligible—

      (i) in the case of his paying his debts in full, on the date on which the payment is completed; and

      (ii) in any other case, at the end of the period of five years beginning with the date on which the terms of the deed of composition or arrangement or trust deed are fulfilled.'.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Mr Christopher Chope
Miss Anne McIntosh
Mr John Randall

27

Schedule     1,     page     49,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   In appointing members, the Secretary of State will have regards to regional representation.'.

   

Mr John Spellar

43

*Schedule     1,     page     49,     line     21,     at end insert—

            "(cc)   has had his estate sequestrated in Scotland or, under Scots law, has made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors,".


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Tom Brake
Mr John Barrett

6

Schedule     4,     page     57,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(g)   at least one person each who has knowledge of and experience in relation to the interests of—

      (i) employees in railway services, and

      (ii) trade unions related railways services.'.

   

Mr John Spellar

44

*Schedule     4,     page     58,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   A person shall not be eligible for appointment as a member of the Authority if his estate has been sequestrated in Scotland or if, under Scots law, he has made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors.'.


   

Mr John Spellar

36

*Clause     23,     page     11,     line     22,     leave out 'special'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Tom Brake
Mr John Barrett

11

Clause     29,     page     13,     line     8,     at end insert—

      '(h) where assistance is requested by a local police force.'.


   

Mr John Spellar

37

*Clause     42,     page     18,     line     6,     at end insert '(including in relation to Scotland)'.


   

Mr John Spellar

38

*Clause     43,     page     18,     line     15,     at end insert '(including in relation to Scotland)'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Tom Brake
Mr John Barrett

12

Clause     47,     page     19,     line     31,     at end add—

      '(e) consult any other persons as they see fit.'.


   

Mr John Spellar

39

*Clause     60,     page     25,     line     1,     after 'Scotland', insert—

      '(a)'. 

   

Mr John Spellar

40

*Clause     60,     page     25,     line     4,     at end insert ', and

      (b) where an inspection under this section is carried out by inspectors so appointed the references to the Secretary of State in subsection (7) shall be treated as references to the Scottish Ministers.'.


   

Mr John Spellar

41

*Clause     70,     page     28,     leave out lines 45 to 47.


   

Mr John Spellar

45

*Schedule     5,     page     63,     line     30,     leave out 'Paragraph 25' and insert 'Paragraphs 6 and 25'.

   

Mr John Spellar

46

*Schedule     5,     page     63,     line     31,     after first 'of' insert 's. 43 of Police (Scotland) Act 1967 and'.

   

Mr John Spellar

47

*Schedule     5,     page     64,     line     11,     at end insert—

            '()   sections 11, 12, 17, 42 and 51 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c.77) (general provisions, &c.),'.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Mr Christopher Chope
Miss Anne McIntosh
Mr John Randall

48

*Clause     75,     page     31,     line     19,     leave out 'fishing vessel' and insert 'ship'.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Mr Christopher Chope
Miss Anne McIntosh
Mr John Randall

49

*Clause     76,     page     31,     line     36,     at end add—

    '(5)   Where a person is charged with an offence under this section in respect of the effect of a drug on his ability to carry out duties on a ship, it is a defence for him to show that—

      (a) he took the drug for a medicinal purpose on, and in accordance with, medical advice, or

      (b) he took the drug for a medical purpose and had no reason to believe that it would impair his ability to carry out his duties.'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Tom Brake
Mr John Barrett

9

Clause     78,     page     32,     line     17,     leave out subsection (1) and insert—

    '(1)   The prescribed limit for alcohol for the purposes of this part is—

      (a) in the case of breath, 22 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres,

      (b) in the case of blood, 50 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres,

      (c) in the case of urine, 100 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres.'.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Mr Christopher Chope
Miss Anne McIntosh
Mr John Randall

50

*Clause     85,     page     36,     line     20,     at end add—

    '(7)   The organisations consulted in accordance with subsection (6) shall include representatives of the employers, ship-owning companies, the British Chamber of Shipping and the Maritime Trade Unions.'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Tom Brake
Mr John Barrett

13

Clause     95,     page     42,     line     7,     at end add—

      '(c) in doing so must not endanger the safety of the aircraft and those persons on board.'.


   

Mr John Spellar

42

*Clause     108,     page     47,     leave out from line 41 to end of line 2 on page 48.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Mr Christopher Chope
Miss Anne McIntosh
Mr John Randall

28

Clause     110,     page     48,     line     27,     leave out 'and' and insert 'Road, Aviation and Maritime,'.


REMAINING NEW CLAUSES

Prescribed limit

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Tom Brake
Mr John Barrett

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The prescribed limit of alcohol for a driver of a motor vehicle on the road or other public place is—

      (a) in the case of breath, 22 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres,

      (b) in the case of blood, 50 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres, and

      (c) in the case of urine, 100 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres.'.


Requirement for adults to wear adult seat belts

   

Mr Don Foster
Tom Brake
John Barrett

NC2

*To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A person driving or riding in the front or rear seat of—

      (a) a vehicle constructed or adapted for the delivery of goods or mail to consumer addressees, as the case may be, while engaged in making local rounds or deliveries or collections;

      (b) a vehicle while it is taking part in a procession organised by or on behalf of the Crown

       shall wear an adult seat belt.'.


REMAINING NEW SCHEDULES

   

Mr Tim Collins
Mr Christopher Chope
Miss Anne McIntosh
Mr John Randall

NS1

*To move the following Schedule:—

'Coordination between Health and Safety Executive and the Office of the Rail Regulator

       The Memorandum of Understanding between the Health and Safety Executive and the Office of the Rail Regulator shall be replaced by a new memorandum, the purpose of which is to promote effective coordination of the regulatory orders of each body and cooperation between them.'.


 
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