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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 29th January 2004

STANDING COMMITTEE G


HUMAN TISSUE BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [27th January].

   

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

149

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     15,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Where consent is given by a person who has parental responsibility under subsection (3), 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 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'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

40

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     18,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

70

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     25,     after 'examination', insert 'other than for the purposes of paragraphs 2 to 5 and 7 of Schedule 1'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

41

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     26,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

112

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     34,     at end add—

    '(7)   In the case of transplantation, consent shall include evidence of a signed organ donor card or registration on the NHS Organ Donor Register.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

150

Clause     2,     page     3,     line     34,     at end add—

    '(7)   In the case of transplantation, consent shall include an affirmation on any instrument that the Human Tissue Authority may determine.'.


   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

42

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     36,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

43

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     40,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

2

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     40,     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.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

90

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   In relation to the purposes in paragraph 7 in Schedule 1, where it is not contrary to his interests and would benefit persons with the same or similar conditions, a person who stands in a qualifying relation to him can consent on behalf of an adult who lacks the mental capacity to make decisions on his own behalf.'.

As Amendments to Mr Andrew Lansley's proposed Amendment (No. 90) (Clause 3, page 3, line 40):

   

Dr Evan Harris

(a)

Line     1,     leave out 'paragraph' and insert 'paragraphs 3, 5 and'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

(b)

Line     2,     leave out 'would' and insert 'might'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor

51

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     41,     at beginning insert 'Except where subsection (3A) applies'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

114

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     42,     leave out 'anatomical examination or'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

71

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     42,     after 'examination', insert 'other than for the purposes of paragraphs 2 to 5 and 7 of Schedule 1'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

44

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     43,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor

52

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     43,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Where the person concerned has died and no person in a qualifying relationship can be found or the person cannot be identified, "appropriate consent" means the consent of the coroner.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

115

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     11,     leave out 'anatomical examination or'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

72

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     11,     after 'examination', insert 'other than for the purposes of paragraphs 2 to 5 and 7 of Schedule 1'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

141

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     11,     leave out 'or public display' and insert ', public display or transplantation following removal in accordance with the provisions of section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation]'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

45

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     12,     leave out 'appropriate consent' and insert 'consent from the appropriate person'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

73

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     23,     at end insert—

      '(d) if neither paragraph (a) nor paragraph (b) applies and no person who stood in a qualifying relationship to him immediately before he died exists or can be found in a reasonable time, the hospital authority.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

74

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   Where the person concerned has died and the activity does not involve storage for use, or use, for the purpose of anatomical examination or public display and the person concerned cannot be identified, "appropriate consent" means the consent of the coroner.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

113

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   In the case of transplantation, consent shall include evidence of a signed organ donor card or registration on the NHS Organ Donor Register.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

142

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   Where the person concerned has died and the activity involves storage for use, or use, for the purpose of transplantation following removal in accordance with the provisions of section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation], "appropriate consent" means consent determined in accordance with the provisions of that section.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

151

Clause     3,     page     4,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   In the case of transplantation, consent shall include an affirmation on any instrument that the Human Tissue Authority may determine.'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

10

Clause     4,     page     5,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   If, in accordance with the requirements of subsections (3) to (5), a person writes to disallow any person from enjoying a qualifying relationship as defined in section 24, then that adverse nomination shall apply in relation to appropriate consent.'.


   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

46

Clause     5,     page     5,     line     18,     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

22

Clause     5,     page     5,     line     18,     after 'does', insert 'or causes to be done'.

 
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