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Thursday 5th June 2003

CONSIDERATION OF BILL


EUROPEAN UNION (ACCESSIONS) BILL

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

1

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     at end insert '; but no such regulations shall be made within two years of the passing of this Act'.

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

2

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     at end insert '; but no such regulations shall be made within seven years of the passing of this Act'.

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

3

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     at end insert '; but no such regulations shall be made unless he shall have carried out a full review of immigration policy'.

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

4

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     at end insert '; but no such regulations shall be made until the Home Office, the Department for Education and Skills, the Department for Work and Pensions, the Department of Health and the Treasury shall have laid before Parliament reports on the expected effects of those regulations'.

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

5

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     5,     at end insert—

    '( )   If the Secretary of State makes regulations under this section he shall lay before Parliament a report on their effect for the duration of the seven-year period during which a derogation from the implementation of European Union rights on free movement of workers is permitted to the relevant acceding States.'.


NEW CLAUSES

Cyprus

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—This Act shall not apply to any part of the Republic of Cyprus which is not under the jurisdiction of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus.'.


Fishing

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—The access by virtue of this Act of fishing vessels of a relevant acceding State to waters under the control of the United Kingdom or the European Union shall be subject to the principle of historic access.'.


Laeken declaration

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—Notwithstanding the provisions of this Act, no relevant acceding State shall be bound by the Laeken Declaration, or any treaty resulting therefrom, if it has been rejected in a referendum held in that State.'.


Common Agricultural Policy

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—Nothing in this Act shall prohibit the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.'.


Interpretation

   

Mr Michael Ancram
Mr Richard Spring
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—This Act shall apply to accession to the European Union as constituted under the Treaties establishing the European Communities and the Treaty on European Union.'.


RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE [21st MAY 2003]

That the following provisions shall apply to the European Union (Accessions) Bill—

Committal

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Proceedings in Committee, on consideration and on Third Reading

    2.   Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be completed at one day's sitting.

    3.   Proceedings in Committee and any proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 6.00 p.m. on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    4.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m. on that day.

Other Proceedings

    5.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.


 
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