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Friday 23rd January 2004


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

STANDING COMMITTEE F

CIVIL CONTINGENCIES BILL


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

1

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     7,     leave out 'a place in'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

2

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     7,     at end insert 'or in a Part or region'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

3

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     8,     leave out 'a place in'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

4

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     8,     after 'Kingdom', insert 'or of a Part or region'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

5

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     9,     leave out 'place in the United Kingdom' and insert 'Part or region'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

6

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   In subsection (1), "Part" and "region" have the same meanings as in Part 2 of this Act.'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

7

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     16,     at beginning insert 'severe'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

8

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     17,     leave out 'money'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

9

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     18,     leave out 'an electronic or other' and insert 'any'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

10

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     18,     at end insert—

      '(ff) spread of fire leading to circumstances damaging to human welfare,'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

11

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     19,     leave out 'transport' and insert 'air, rail and sea transport, and major roads considered vital to human welfare for the purposes of subsection (1)(a)'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

12

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     20,     leave out 'relating to' and insert 'and impediment of persons concerned with preservation of'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

13

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     2,     after 'biological', insert 'noxious'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

14

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     3,     at end insert 'or

      (iii) any controlled combustible substance'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

15

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     9,     after 'terrorism', insert 'or a direct threat of terrorism'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

16

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     10,     at end insert—

      '(c) serious crime leading to circumstances damaging to human welfare as defined in subsection (2)'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

17

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     26,     leave out 'from time to time' and insert 'every three months'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

18

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     27,     leave out 'from time to time' and insert 'every three months'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

34

Clause     5,     page     5,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(d)   establishing an emergency volunteer reserve force'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

35

Clause     5,     page     5,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(e)   establishing a public information programme in respect of emergencies'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

36

Clause     5,     page     5,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(f)   establishing and promoting a public training programme in respect of emergencies'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

19

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     12,     leave out 'thinks' and insert 'genuinely believes on reasonable grounds'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

20

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     16,     leave out 'insufficient' and insert 'no'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

21

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     19,     leave out 'may be written or oral' and insert 'shall be written'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

22

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     27,     after 'given', insert 'or when the Minister accepts that the emergency (as defined in section 1) has ended, whichever is the sooner'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

23

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     28,     at end insert 'but the Minister may extend the direction for a further 21 days'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

24

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     29,     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

25

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     31,     leave out 'for all purposes'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

26

Clause     8,     page     7,     line     35,     leave out 'think' and insert 'genuinely believe on reasonable grounds'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

27

Clause     8,     page     7,     line     39,     leave out 'insufficient' and insert 'no'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

28

Clause     8,     page     8,     line     1,     leave out 'may be written or oral' and insert 'shall be written'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

29

Clause     8,     page     8,     line     9,     after 'given', insert 'or when the Ministers accept that the emergency (as defined in section 1) has ended, whichever is the sooner'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

30

Clause     8,     page     8,     line     10,     at end insert 'but the Ministers may extend the direction for a further 21 days'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

31

Clause     8,     page     8,     line     11,     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

32

Clause     8,     page     8,     line     13,     leave out 'for all purposes'.


   

Mr Douglas Alexander

66

*Clause     14,     page     9,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '()   A Minister of the Crown shall consult the Scottish Ministers before making an order under section 13(1)(a) adding an entry which relates wholly or partly to a person or body exercising functions in relation to Scotland.'.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

67

*Clause     14,     page     9,     line     38,     at end insert—

      '(a) '. 

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

68

*Clause     14,     page     9,     line     40,     after 'Part', insert '2 or'.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

69

*Clause     14,     page     9,     line     40,     leave out 'other than paragraph 32 or 38'.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

70

*Clause     14,     page     9,     line     40,     at end insert ', or

      (b) an order under this Part.'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

37

Clause     19,     page     12,     line     35,     leave out paragraphs (b) and (c) and insert 'or

    (b)   one of Her Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, whose sole responsibility relates to civil contingencies'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

38

Clause     21,     page     13,     line     37,     leave out 'thinks' and insert 'believes on reasonable grounds'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

39

Clause     21,     page     13,     line     39,     leave out 'thinks' and insert 'believes on reasonable grounds'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

40

Clause     21,     page     13,     line     44,     leave out 'money'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

41

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     1,     leave out 'an electronic or other' and insert 'any'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

42

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     4,     leave out paragraph (h).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

43

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     15,     leave out paragraph (n).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

44

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     21,     leave out 'or on any other specified person'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

45

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     25,     leave out 'whether written or oral' and insert 'in writing to the Emergency Powers Committee.'.

 
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