Amendments proposed to the Traffic Management Bill - continued House of Commons

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Badges for display on motor vehicles used by disabled persons: eligibility and enforcement

   

Brian White

NC21

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Section 21 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (c. 44) (badges for display on motor vehicles used by disabled persons) is amended as follows.

    (2)   After subsection (2) there shall be inserted—

      "(2A) A badge may be issued to a disabled child under the age of two who is resident in the area of the issuing authority and whose physical needs require him to travel with medical or other support equipment for one or more vehicles used by him as a passenger and, if so issued, may be displayed on it or any of them at times when the vehicle is being used to carry him.".'.


Motorway hard shoulders

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

NC22

To move the following Clause:—

       'No motorway hard shoulder shall be used as a running lane other than in an emergency unless the proposal has been the subject of a safety audit and the results of that audit produced.'.


Badges for display on motor vehicles used by disabled persons: enforcement

   

Brian White

NC23

*To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Section 21 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (c.44) (badges for display on motor vehicles used by disabled persons) is amended as follows.

    (2)   After subsection (4BB) there shall be inserted—

      "(4BC) Where there is displayed on any motor vehicle a badge which appears to a constable, traffic worden or parking attendant to purport to be, of a form prescribed under subsection (1) above, he may require—

      (a) any person who appears to the constable, traffic warden or parking attendant to be, or to have been, using the vehicle; or

      (b) any person in the vehicle (other than a person such as is mentioned in paragraph (a) above),

       to produce the badge for examination.

      (4BD) A person who without reasonable excuse fails to produce a badge when required to do so under subsection (4BC) above shall be guilty of an offence."

    (3)   In subsection (4C), after "(4BB)" there shall be inserted "or (4BC)".'.


Carriageway restriction (consultation)

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

NC24

*To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The local traffic authority shall not reduce the width or number of carriageways or introduce any permanent restriction on motor vehicle traffic flow on their road network without first conducting a consultation exercise thereon to ascertain that any measures proposed have clear majority support amongst local residents, shopkeepers and those businesses likely to be affected.

    (2)   The manner, nature and period of such mandatory consultation shall be determined by the Secretary of State.


PROGRAMME ORDER OF THE HOUSE [5TH JANUARY 2004]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Traffic Management Bill:

Committal

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 12th February.

    3.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

    6.   Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

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


 
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