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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 27th January 2004

STANDING COMMITTEE G


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

HUMAN TISSUE BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee (26th January).


RESOLUTION OF THE PROGRAMMING SUB-COMMITTEE

The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Monday 26th January (Sessional Order C relating to Programming):

That—

    (1)   during proceedings on the Human Tissue Bill, the Standing Committee, in addition to its first sitting on Tuesday 27th January 2004 at 9.10 a.m., shall meet on that day at 2.30 p.m. and on Thursday 29th January, Tuesday 3rd February and Thursday 5th February at 9.10 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.;

    (2)   the Committee shall consider the Bill in the following order: Clause 1, Schedule 1, Clauses 2 to 10, Schedule 2, Clauses 11 to 13, Schedule 3, Clauses 14 to 35, Schedule 4, Clauses 36 to 46, Schedule 5, Clauses 47 to 50, Schedule 6, Clauses 51 to 57, New Clauses, New Schedules, Clause 58, Schedule 7, Clause 59, Schedule 8, Clauses 60 to 63 and remaining proceedings on the Bill;

    (3)   proceedings in the Committee on the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5 p.m. on Thursday 5th February 2004.

Ms Rosie Winterton has given notice of her intention to move a motion in the terms of the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Sessional Order c(9) relating to Programming].


   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

34

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     5,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person and, where applicable, consent appropriate for the intended purpose'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

57

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     11,     after 'in', insert 'Part 1 of'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

58

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     15,     leave out paragraph (e).

   

Dr Evan Harris

59

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     19,     leave out paragraph (g).

   

Dr Evan Harris

60

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     21,     leave out 'the purpose of anatomical examination' and insert 'any purpose specified in Schedule 1'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

62

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     21,     leave out 'the purpose of anatomical examination' and insert 'any purpose specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

35

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     23,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person and, where applicable, consent appropriate for the intended purpose'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

61

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     7,     leave out 'the purpose of anatomical examination' and insert 'any purpose specified in Schedule 1'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

63

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     7,     leave out 'the purpose of anatomical examination' and insert 'any purpose specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

36

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     9,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person and, where applicable, consent appropriate for the intended purpose'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

16

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     14,     at end insert '; or

      (iii) the death has been lawfully recorded in accordance with the provisions of the country in which the deceased person died.'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

50

Clause     1,     page     2,     leave out lines 17 to 29 and insert 'a body or relevant material from a body if—

      (a) the body or relevant material has been imported, or

      (b) it is the body of, or relevant material from, a person who died before the day on which this section comes into force and at least one hundred years have elapsed since the date of the person's death.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

17

Clause     1,     page     2,     leave out line 20.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

89

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '(7A)   "Storage for use" under subsection (1) includes storage for use for an intended purpose regardless of whether the purpose in question has been defined or is planned.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

18

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     37,     leave out 'or omit'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor

53

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     42,     at end add—

    '(10)   In this section and sections 7 and 9, "relevant material" means material, other than gametes, blood and cytological specimens, which consists of or includes human cells.'.


   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

48

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     6,     at end insert 'for purposes which may include—

            (a)   determining the cause of death,

            (b)   education or training which is inherent in anatomical examination,

            (c)   establishing after a person's death the efficacy of any drug or other treatment administered to him,

            (d)   clinical audit,

            (e)   public health monitoring, or

            (f)   quality assurance.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

64

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     6,     at end insert 'other than for the purposes set out in paragraphs 2 to 5 and 7'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

49

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     7,     at end insert 'otherwise than by anatomical examination'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

65

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     12,     leave out 'incidental to' and insert 'inherent in'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

92

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     13,     at end insert 'or conducted using residual tissue'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

67

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     15,     at end insert 'other than activity considered to be clinical audit'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

93

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     21,     at end insert 'other than such research conducted using residual tissue'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

77

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     22,     at beginning insert 'Organ or tissue donation for the purpose of'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

66

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     26,     leave out 'incidental to' and insert 'inherent in'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

94

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     26,     at end insert 'or using residual tissue'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

97

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     27,     at end insert 'and epidemiological research'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

82

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     28,     at end add—

    '13   Research activities where relevant material is anonymised and untraceable.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

95

Schedule     1,     page     37,     line     28,     at end add—

    '13   Research in connection with disorders, or the functioning, of the human body using residual tissues'.


   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

37

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     2,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

38

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     5,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

1

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     6,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   "Consent" for the purposes of this section means consent sought in accordance with the standards expected in relation to the obtaining of consent laid down by the Authority under section 24.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

75

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     6,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   Where consent is given by a child under subsection (2), that consent shall represent "appropriate consent" in respect of the child upon reaching adulthood for the purposes of section 3 unless an indication is given to the contrary.'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

39

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     14,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

69

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     17,     after 'examination', insert 'other than for the purposes of paragraphs 2 to 5 and 7 of Schedule 1'.

 
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