Amendments proposed to the Civil Contingencies Bill - continued House of Commons

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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 Douglas Alexander

71

Schedule     1,     page     22,     line     33,     after 'Ambulance', insert 'Service'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

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
Mr Nigel Evans

38

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

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

39

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

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

40

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

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

41

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

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

42

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

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

43

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

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

44

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

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

45

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

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

46

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     26,     leave out 'or without compensation' and insert 'full compensation except in the occasion that the property being confiscated is being used to commit an offence'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

47

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     28,     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

49

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     30,     leave out 'specified place' and insert 'place specified as being at risk of, or under, an emergency as defined in section 18'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

48

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     31,     at end insert 'save that the movement of honourable Members to or from a place at which Parliament is assembled shall be enabled or protected.'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

50

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     32,     leave out 'specified place' and insert 'place specified as being at risk of, or under, an emergency as defined in section 18.'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

52

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     35,     leave out 'specified places or at specified times' and insert 'places or times of emergency'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

51

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     35,     at end insert 'save that the movement of honourable Members shall not be prohibited, but shall be protected'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

53

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     35,     at end insert 'save for the travel of honourable Members, which shall not be prohibited'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

54

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     36,     leave out 'at specified times' and insert 'to and from places of emergency, at times of emergency'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

56

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     37,     leave out paragraph (h).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

55

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     37,     at end insert 'save for the activities or business of honourable Members, which shall continue, and be protected'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

57

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     39,     at beginning insert 'knowingly'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

58

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     40,     at beginning insert 'knowingly'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

59

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     42,     at beginning insert 'knowingly'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

60

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     48,     leave out 'or compensation'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

61

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     49,     at end insert 'provided that such function is reasonable and proportional to the risk or risks in respect of which regulations are being made'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

62

Clause     21,     page     15,     line     15,     leave out subsection (4).


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

63

Clause     22,     page     15,     line     31,     at end insert 'with the exception of industrial action that would lead to the endangerment of human life or property, or cause illness or injury'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

64

Clause     26,     page     17,     line     18,     leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

    '(a)   these regulations shall be put to a Joint Committee of both Houses of Parliament consisting of members of the Privy Council chosen to reflect the political balance of the House of Commons, (to be known as the Emergency Powers Committee), before their acceptance, to provide an initial parliamentary check.'.

   

Mr Richard Shepherd

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer
Mr Nigel Evans

33

Clause     26,     page     17,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Paragraph (1) of House of Commons Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union Documents) shall not apply to proceedings in the House of Commons under this section.'.


   

Mr Douglas Alexander

65

Schedule     3,     page     27,     second column, leave out lines 34 to 37 and insert—

'The whole Act.'.


NEW CLAUSE

Performance of functions and jurisdiction of the courts

   

Mr William Cash

NC1

*To move the following Clause:—

       'Where Her Majesty, a Minister of the Crown or other person or any of them performs functions under Part 2 of this Act they shall carry out those functions only in circumstances in which they have reasonable cause to believe that the exercise of those functions are essential in the national interest and nothing in this Act shall be construed as ousting the jurisdiction of any court in determining that or any other matter arising under this Act.'.


PROGRAMME ORDER OF THE HOUSE [19TH JANUARY 2004]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Civil Contingencies 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 10th February 2004.

    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.

Programming Committee

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

Programming of proceedings

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


 
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