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

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John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

94

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     10,     after 'assaults', insert 'or who demonstrates intent to assault'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

14

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     12,     leave out '51' and insert '104'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

15

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     12,     leave out '(or both)'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

16

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     16,     leave out '51' and insert '26'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

17

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     17,     leave out '(or both)'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

18

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     25,     leave out '51' and insert '52'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

19

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     26,     leave out '(or both)'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

20

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     28,     after 'in', insert 'full'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

21

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     31,     leave out 'whom the traffic officer reasonably believes to have been' and insert 'who was'.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

62

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     32,     leave out from 'with' to end of line 33 and insert '—

      (a) a direction given in relation to that vehicle under a power conferred by section (Powers to stop or direct traffic), or

      (b) the indication given by a traffic sign placed under a power conferred by section 7.'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight

82

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   If at the time a person obstructs, resists or disobeys a traffic officer that officer does not have authority for his actions, then the subsequent granting to him of such authority will not thereby create or make the said persons obstruction, resisting or disobeying amount to an offence.'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

22

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     34,     leave out subsection (6).


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

23

Clause     11,     page     5,     line     41,     leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

24

Clause     12,     page     6,     line     4,     at end add 'that covers the full cost of providing the service'.

   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

95

Page     6,     line     1,     leave out Clause 12.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire
Mr John Redwood

25

Clause     15,     page     6,     line     38,     after first 'of', insert 'public'.


   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

96

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     5,     after 'authority', insert '(which shall not include the body corporate known as Transport for London established under the Greater London Authority Act 1999)'.

   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

97

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     7,     after first 'objectives', insert 'including safety and environmental objectives'.

   

Brian White

146

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     8,     after 'the', insert 'safe'.

   

Brian White

147

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     10,     after 'the', insert 'safe and'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

33

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     11,     at end insert '; and

      (c) securing compliance with provisions of the Highway Code and road traffic legislation'.

   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

98

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     11,     at end insert—

    '(ba)   improving safety on the authority's road network both for vehicular traffic and for pedestrians

    (bb)   enhancing the environment on and around the authority's road network in terms of reducing the levels of noise and pollution

    (bc)   facilitating overall transport policy objectives set out in relevant Local Transport Plans and Regional Transport Strategies

    (bd)   facilitating overall transport policy objectives set out in relevant Local Transport Plans, in London the Mayor's Transport Strategy and Local Implementation Plans, and Regional Transport Strategies;'.

   

Brian White

148

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     14,     after 'the', insert 'safe and'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight

83

Clause     16,     page     7,     line     20,     at end insert—

      '(2A)(i) The local traffic authority shall not reduce the width or number of carriageways or introduce any permanent restriction on motor vehicle traffic flows 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.

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


   

Brian White

152

Clause     17,     page     7,     line     29,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The arrangements must ensure that the authority—

      (a) takes into account and has regard to the importance of street works in connecting, maintaining, repairing and replacing essential services such as gas, electricity, water and telecommunications; and

      (b) in implementing the arrangements does not discriminate between its own works and street works.'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

135

Clause     17,     page     7,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The traffic manager shall ensure that prior to the commencement of any work on the highway other than emergency work, by, or on behalf of the local authority which appointed him, a reasonable period is agreed and publicised within which the work should be carried out.'.

   

Brian White

153

Clause     17,     page     7,     line     43,     at end insert 'subject to guidance from the appropriate national authority.'.

   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

99

Clause     17,     page     8,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(6A)   No arrangements made in pursuance of the duties specified in this section shall take precedence over wider transport and community policy objectives set out in relevant Local Transport Plans and Regional Transport Strategies.'.


   

Brian White

154

Clause     18,     page     8,     line     9,     leave out 'may' and insert 'will'.


   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

100

Page     8,     line     14,     leave out Clause 19.


   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

101

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     12,     leave out from 'order")' to end of line 13.

   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

103

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   An intervention order must specify the failures of the local traffic authority properly to perform a duty under sections 16 and 17 and require the authority to comply with that duty within the stated period of time.

    (1B)   An intervention order may make provision for or in connection with the replacement of the local traffic authority's traffic manager appointed under section 17(2)'.

   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

102

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     14,     leave out subsections (2) to (9).

   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

104

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     22,     leave out 'and'.

   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

105

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(da)   give particulars of the expected period for which the traffic officer will be appointed

    (db)   set out details of the process by which the intervention order will be removed'.


   

John Thurso
Mr Paul Marsden

107

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     25,     after 'appropriate', insert—

      '(ba) the appointment shall be revoked no later than six months after commencement unless a new order is made in accordance with the provisions set out in sections 20 and 21'.

 
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