Amendments proposed to the Human Tissue Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Morrison
Mr Mark Francois

83

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     35,     after 'from', insert 'paragraphs (d) to (f)'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Morrison
Mr Mark Francois

84

Clause     15,     page     11,     line     18,     leave out paragraphs (a) and (b).


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Morrison
Mr Mark Francois

85

Clause     23,     page     14,     line     13,     leave out 'may prepare' and insert 'shall prepare one or more'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

14

Clause     23,     page     14,     line     13,     after 'prepare', insert 'or approve'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

76

Clause     23,     page     14,     line     22,     leave out paragraph (d).

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

100

Clause     23,     page     14,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(ff)   the meaning and interpretation of consent under and for the purposes of section 1;'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

7

Clause     23,     page     15,     line     12,     at end add—

    '(7)   In preparing a code of practice, the Authority shall have regard to any guidance published by the Better Regulation Task Force in relation to the best practice in conducting a consultation.'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

101

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     15,     after '(g)', insert—

    '(aa)   section 23(ff),'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

3

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The standards laid down under subsection (1) shall include provisions to secure that, wherever practicable, the consent for the retention of organs after death will specify those organs and not be subsumed within a general consent for tissues generally.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Morrison
Mr Mark Francois

86

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     20,     leave out '(8)' and insert '(8C)'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

99

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The Standards required to be laid down by subsection (1) may include provision that the use of residual tissue not normally requiring consent for purposes under part 2 of Schedule 1 may require the approval of an appropriately constituted research ethics committee.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

91

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     24,     after '(ii)', insert '3(2A)'.

   

Ms Rosie Winterton

108

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     28,     at end insert—

      '( ) grandparent or grandchild;'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

11

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     28,     at end insert—

      '(ca) grandparent;'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

102

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     28,     at end insert—

      '(cb) grandchild;'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

21

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     38,     leave out subsection (7) and insert—

    '(7)   If the relationship of each of two or more persons to the person concerned is accorded equal ranking in accordance with subsections (4) and (5), it will be necessary to obtain the consent of each of them if they are a spouse or partner, parent or child.

    (7A)   In relation to qualifying relationships in paragraphs (4)(c) to (g), if two or more persons concerned who are accorded equal ranking do not agree as to whether consent should be given, it will be sufficient to obtain the consent of one, if there are two, or the majority of them if there are three or more.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

19

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     40,     after 'sufficient', insert ', except in relation to a spouse or partner,'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

20

Clause     24,     page     15,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(7A)   In relation to persons in a qualifying relationship under subsection (4)(a) or (b), it will be necessary to obtain the consent of each of them.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Morrison
Mr Mark Francois

87

Clause     24,     page     16,     line     3,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   The standards required to be laid down by subsection (1) shall include provision to secure that consent indicates for which scheduled purposes consent has been obtained.

    (8B)   The standards required to be laid down by subsection (1) may provide that residual tissue may be retained for scheduled purposes under paragraphs 3, 5 or 7 of Schedule 1 without consent or pursuant to a consent to treatment entered into by the person concerned.

    (8C)   The standards required to be laid down by subsection (1) may provide that consent for the scheduled purpose of transplantation may be given by means of an enduring consent.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Morrison
Mr Mark Francois

88

Clause     24,     page     16,     line     3,     at end insert—

    '(8D)   For the purposes of this Act—

       "residual tissue" means relevant material obtained, in the course of, and consequent upon, a course of diagnosis or treatment, following consent of the person concerned to treatment; and

       "enduring consent" means a consent given by the person concerned which is obtained prior to any treatment and which is not specific to the circumstances of any diagnosis or course of treatment of that person while he is alive, or to the circumstances of his death.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

4

Clause     24,     page     16,     line     4,     at end add—

    '(10)   For the purposes of this section "organs" means any part of the human body consisting of a structured arrangement of tissues which, if wholly removed, cannot be replicated by the body.'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

104

Clause     27,     page     17,     line     8,     at end insert 'and

      (iii) is transferring to or using the specimen for the purposes given in Part 1 of Schedule 1 in licensed premises.'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

105

Clause     28,     page     17,     line     45,     leave out 'former'.


   

Dr Evan Harris

116

*Clause     29,     page     18,     line     39,     after 'if', insert 'in England, Wales or Northern Ireland'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

117

*Clause     29,     page     18,     line     41,     at end insert 'whether in England, Wales or Northern Ireland or elsewhere'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

118

*Clause     29,     page     18,     line     43,     at end insert 'whether in England, Wales or Northern Ireland or elsewhere'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

119

*Clause     29,     page     19,     line     2,     at end insert 'whether in England, Wales or Northern Ireland or elsewhere'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

120

*Clause     29,     page     19,     line     5,     at end insert 'whether in England, Wales or Northern Ireland or elsewhere'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

121

*Clause     29,     page     19,     line     8,     at end insert 'whether in England, Wales or Northern Ireland or elsewhere'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

122

*Clause     29,     page     19,     line     10,     at end insert 'in England, Wales or Northern Ireland'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

106

Clause     29,     page     19,     line     19,     leave out from 'activity' to end of line 21.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

8

Clause     29,     page     19,     line     47,     at end insert—

      '(c) any expenses incurred in adding value to, or increasing the utility of, relevant material.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

107

Clause     29,     page     20,     line     8,     after 'hair', insert ', teeth'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

123

*Clause     29,     page     20,     line     9,     leave out paragraph (d).


   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

56

Clause     30,     page     20,     line     41,     leave out from 'shall' to end of line 45 and add—

      '(a) set out the circumstances in which decisions of the Authority in relation to matters which fall to be decided by it under the regulations shall be subject to reconsideration, and

      (b) prescribe the procedure to be followed for such reconsideration.'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

15

Schedule     4,     page     49,     line     38,     at end insert—

    '(3)   Subject to sub-paragraph (2) above, the Authority shall exercise its power to appoint at least one member of the Board whom it believes to be representative of the interests of the Royal College of Pathologists.'.



 
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