Amendments proposed to the Human Tissue Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Dr Evan Harris

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Page     4,     line     11     [Clause     3],     leave out 'or public display' and insert ', public display or transplantation following removal where each of the conditions specified in section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation](2) is met'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

2

Page     4,     line     23     [Clause     3],     at end insert—

    '(5A)   Where the person concerned has died and the activity involves any of the matters specified in subsection (5B), "appropriate consent" means consent determined in accordance with the provisions of section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation].

    (5B)   Those matters are—

      (a) the removal of the material specified in subsection (5C) for the purpose of transplantation where each of the conditions specified in section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation](2) is met,

      (b) the storage for use for the purpose of transplantation of the material so removed, and

      (c) the use for the purpose of transplantation of the material so removed.

    (5C)   That material is—

      (a) an organ,

      (b) associated tissue.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

3

Page     4,     line     31     [Clause     3],     at end insert—

    '(8)   In this section "associated tissue" and "organ" have the same meanings as in section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation].'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton
Sarah Teather
Dr Evan Harris

9

Page     4,     line     31     [Clause     3],     at end insert—

    '(8)   For the purposes of this section a person lacks capacity to give consent if at the material time he is unable to make a decision for himself in relation to the matter because of an impairment of or a disturbance in the functioning of the mind or brain.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

4

Page     4,     line     34     [Clause     4],     at end insert 'except where consent is determined in accordance with the provisions of section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation]'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

29

Page     5,     line     22     [Clause     5],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   A person commits an offence if—

      (a) he falsely represents to a person whom he knows or believes is going to, or may, do an activity to which subsection (1), (2) or (3) of section 1 applies—

      (i) that there is appropriate consent to the doing of the activity, or

      (ii) that the activity is not one to which the subsection applies, and

      (b) he knows that the representation is false or does not believe it to be true.'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

54

Page     7,     line     5     [Clause     7],     leave out ', other than anatomical examination'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

55

Page     7,     line     6     [Clause     7],     leave out ', other than anatomical examination'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

56

Page     7,     line     7     [Clause     7],     at end insert—

    '( )   Subsection (1) does not apply where the existing holding is a body, or separated part of a body, in relation to which section 8(3) or (5) has effect.'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

30

Page     7,     line     8     [Clause     7],     after '5(1)', insert 'and (1A)'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

57

Page     7,     line     14     [Clause     7],     leave out ', other than anatomical examination'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

19

Page     8,     line     14     [Clause     8],     leave out '3 or'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

20

Page     8,     line     14     [Clause     8],     after '7', insert 'or 10'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton
Sarah Teather
Dr Evan Harris

11

Page     8,     line     35     [Clause     11],     at end insert—

      '(aa) activities authorised by or under section 44;'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

71

Page     9,     line     30     [Clause     11],     leave out from 'if' to end of line 31 and insert—

      '(a) it relates to the body of a person who died before the day on which this section comes into force or to material which has come from the body of such a person, and

      (b) at least one hundred years have elapsed since the date of the person's death.'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

58

Page     10,     line     20     [Clause     13],     leave out from 'than' to second 'of' in line 21 and insert 'in the course of an activity mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b))'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

72

Page     10,     line     36     [Clause     13],     leave out from 'if' to end of line 37 and insert—

      '(a) it relates to the body of a person who died before the day on which this section comes into force or to material which has come from the body of such a person, and

      (b) at least one hundred years have elapsed since the date of the person's death.'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

75

Page     14,     line     13     [Clause     23],     after 'prepare', insert 'and issue'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

59

Page     14,     line     19     [Clause     23],     leave out 'conduct' and insert 'carrying-out'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

5

Page     14,     line     22     [Clause     23],     leave out paragraph (d) and insert—

      '(d) the definitions of death for the purposes of this Act, including a definition of death confirmed by brain stem tests for the purpose of section [determination of consent for removal, storage and use of organs from adults for purpose of transplantation];

      (da) the procedures to be followed in relation to brain stem tests for the purpose of confirming death;'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

60

Page     14,     line     25     [Clause     23],     leave out 'conduct' and insert 'making'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

25

Page     14,     line     33     [Clause     23],     after 'of', insert—

      '(i) the body of a deceased person, or'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton
Sarah Teather
Dr Evan Harris

12

Page     14,     line     35     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

      '(ja) activities authorised by or under section 44;'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

26

Page     14,     line     44     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   In dealing under subsection (1) with the matters mentioned in subsection (2)(h) and (i), the Authority shall, in particular, deal with consent.'.

As an Amendment to Mr Secretary Reid's proposed Amendment (Page 14, line 44 [Clause 23]):—

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton
Sarah Teather

(a)

*Line     2,     after '(2)', insert '(e), (g),'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

76

Page     15,     line     9     [Clause     23],     after 'practice', insert 'issued'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

77

Page     15,     line     10     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

    '( )   A code of practice issued under this section shall come into effect on such day as may be appointed by directions.'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

27

Page     15,     line     14     [Clause     24],     leave out subsection (1) and insert—

    '(1)   The duty under section 23(2A) shall have effect, in particular, to require the Authority to lay down the standards expected in relation to the obtaining of consent where consent falls by virtue of section 2(6)(b)(ii) or 3(5)(c) to be obtained from a person in a qualifying relationship.'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

78

Page     16,     line     15     [Clause     26],     leave out 'Where a proposed' and insert 'The Authority may not issue a'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

79

Page     16,     line     15     [Clause     26],     after '23', insert 'that'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

80

Page     16,     line     17     [Clause     26],     leave out from 'section' to end of line 18 and insert 'unless—

      '(a) a draft of it has been sent to and approved by the Secretary of State and laid by him before both Houses of Parliament, and

      (b) the 40-day period has elapsed without either House resolving not to approve the draft.'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

81

Page     16     [Clause     26],     leave out line 27.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

82

Page     16,     line     29     [Clause     26],     at end insert 'and'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

83

Page     16,     line     31     [Clause     26],     leave out from 'department,' to end of line 33.

 
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