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

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Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

47

Clause     5,     page     5,     line     21,     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

138

Clause     5,     page     6,     line     7,     leave out '12' and insert '3'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

139

Clause     5,     page     6,     line     8,     leave out 'the statutory maximum' and insert 'level 5 on the standard scale'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

140

Clause     5,     page     6,     line     11,     leave out '3 years' and insert '12 months'.


   

Dr Evan Harris

144

Clause     6,     page     6,     line     35,     leave out 'decent' and insert 'safe and lawful'.


   

Ms Rosie Winterton

33

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

    '( )   Section 5(1) shall have effect as if the activities mentioned in subsection (1) were not activities to which section 1(1) applies.'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor
Dr Evan Harris

55

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     12,     at end add 'or that has been used for a purpose specified in Schedule 1'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

24

Clause     8,     page     8,     line     14,     leave out subsection (9).


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

13

Clause     9,     page     8,     line     17,     leave out 'or' and insert 'and'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

25

Clause     9,     page     8,     line     22,     leave out 'with the consent' and insert 'under the authority'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

26

Clause     9,     page     8,     line     23,     at end add—

    '(3)   Where a body or relevant material has been retained and is no longer required for the purposes of functions of a coroner, no activities to which subsections (1), (2) or (3) of section 1 applies, or analysis of DNA, other than excepted purposes under section 47, may be undertaken other than with appropriate or qualifying consent.'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

6

Schedule     2,     page     38,     line     13,     at end insert—

    (3)   Subject to the requirements of sub-paragraph (2) above, the Secretary of State shall exercise his power to appoint members of the Authority to secure that the Authority will also consist of members who have relevant expertise in the activities to be regulated by the Authority.'.


   

Dr Evan Harris

148

Clause     11,     page     8,     line     34,     at end insert 'including the provisions of section [removal of relevant material following death]'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

28

Clause     11,     page     9,     line     28,     after 'for', insert 'the'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

29

Clause     11,     page     9,     line     30,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

30

Clause     11,     page     9,     line     30,     leave out from 'order', to 'to' in line 31 and insert 'vary, omit or add'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

31

Clause     12,     page     9,     line     38,     leave out from 'remit' to the end of line 39.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

5

Clause     12,     page     10,     line     11,     at end add—

    '(2)   In the exercise of its functions, the Authority shall have regard to—

      (a) the desirability of securing and maintaining public confidence in the processes for retention, storage and use of relevant material for scheduled purposes;

      (b) the desirability of securing the availability of relevant material for the scheduled purposes set out in Schedule 1; and

      (c) the desirability of securing that those engaged in the activities related to the scheduled purposes in Schedule 1 are enabled to do so while incurring the minimum necessary burdens of cost and compliance with regulation.'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Mark Francois

32

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     32,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Morrison
Mr Mark Francois

83

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


   

Dr Evan Harris

147

Schedule     3,     page     44,     line     28,     leave out 'decent' and insert 'safe and lawful'.


   

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

143

Clause     23,     page     14,     line     22,     leave out paragraph (d) and insert—

    '(d)   the definitions of death for the purposes of this Act, including a definition of death confirmed by brain stem tests for the purpose of section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation];

    (dd)   the procedures to be followed in relation to brain stem tests for the purpose of confirming death;'.

   

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.'.

 
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