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Wednesday 13th October 2004


CONSIDERATION OF BILL

CROWN EMPLOYMENT (NATIONALITY) BILL


NEW CLAUSES

Appeals

   

Mr Eric Forth
Mr John Redwood
Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Edward Leigh

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A person who is ineligible to be employed or hold office in a civil capacity under the Crown by reason of the rules made under section 2 ("the rules") may appeal to a Crown Employment (Nationality) Rules Tribunal ("the Tribunal") for an exemption from the rules.

    (2)   In determining an appeal the Tribunal may recommend to a Minister of the Crown (or any person or body to whom the power has been delegated under section 2(3)) that an exemption to the rules be made.

    (3)   The Secretary of State shall make regulations with the respect to the composition, conduct and operation of the Tribunal.

    (4)   The Secretary of State may not make regulations under this section unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

    (5)   The power to make regulations under this section is exercisable by statutory instrument.'.


Limitation on scope of act

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope
Mr John Redwood
Mr Eric Forth
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Edward Leigh

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

       'Nothing contained herein shall affect or change the current restrictions which apply to those holding ministerial office or to any person seeking any elected office or membership of any Parliament, Assembly or Council in any part of the United Kingdom (including Scotland and Northern Ireland) or the current restrictions on the appointment or bestowing of an honour.'.


   

Mr Eric Forth
Mr John Redwood
Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Edward Leigh

4

Page     1,     line     2     [Clause     1],     leave out subsection (1).

   

Mr Eric Forth
Mr John Redwood
Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Edward Leigh

5

Page     1,     line     6     [Clause     1],     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Eric Forth
Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Edward Leigh

1

Page     1,     line     6     [Clause     1],     leave out from '92),' to the end of line 8 and insert 'in section 6 at the end, there is inserted 'except aliens of States which provide equivalent opportunities for UK citizens to be appointed to offices or places in their Civil Service.'.


   

Mr Eric Forth
Mr John Redwood
Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Edward Leigh

2

Page     2,     line     11     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

    '(6)   Before making any rules under this section, the Minister (or person or body to whom the power has been delegated under subsection (3)) shall consult the Security Service, the Intelligence Service, GCHQ and any other organisation which he considers appropriate.'.

   

Mr Greg Knight
Mr Christopher Chope
Mr John Redwood
Mr Eric Forth
Mr Andrew Robathan

3

Page     2,     line     11     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

    '(6)   Any rules made under section 2, any changes made thereto and exemptions granted thereunder shall all be subject to an affirmative resolution of both Houses.'.


 
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