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

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Mr Secretary Reid

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Page     32,     line     2     [Clause     53],     before '10' insert '7B(b) and'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

91

Page     32,     line     7     [Clause     53],     after 'paragraph', insert '5A(2) or'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

105

Page     32,     line     7     [Clause     53],     after 'paragraph', insert '9(2) or'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

112

Page     32,     line     7     [Clause     53],     after 'paragraph', insert '7B(b) or'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

62

Page     32,     line     18     [Clause     55],     after 'means', insert 'macroscopic'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

63

Page     32,     line     21     [Clause     55],     leave out 'morphology' and insert 'the gross structure of the human body'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

28

Page     32,     line     23     [Clause     55],     leave out 'subsection (10)' and insert 'the context of qualifying relationships'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

64

Page     32,     line     35     [Clause     55],     leave out subsection (2).


   

Mr Secretary Reid

47

Page     33,     line     1     [Clause     55],     leave out 'into' and insert 'to'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Stephen Pound
Mr Eric Forth
Dr Nick Palmer
Mr Kenneth Clarke
Dr Jenny Tonge

Mr Peter PikeMr Alistair CarmichaelMr Tam Dalyell

6

Page     33,     line     19     [Clause     55],     after 'Act', insert 'except section [duties to persons who stood in a qualifying relationship in relation to transplantation]'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

92

Page     34,     line     27     [Clause     60],     at end insert 'or regulations under paragraph 5A(2) of that Schedule'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

106

Page     34,     line     27     [Clause     60],     at end insert 'or regulations under paragraph 9(2) of that Schedule'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

93

Page     34,     line     34     [Clause     60],     leave out 'paragraph' and insert 'paragraphs'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

94

Page     34,     line     34     [Clause     60],     after '3', insert 'and 7A(2) and (3)'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

95

Page     34,     line     38     [Clause     60],     leave out 'paragraph' and insert 'paragraphs'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

96

Page     34,     line     38     [Clause     60],     after '3', insert 'and 7A(3)'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

21

Page     36,     line     8     [Schedule     1],     leave out paragraph 3.

   

Dr Richard Taylor

17

Page     36,     line     8     [Schedule     1],     after 'training', insert 'to which paragraph 13 does not apply'.

   

Dr Richard Taylor

15

Page     36,     line     20     [Schedule     1],     after 'Research', insert 'to which paragraph 13 does not apply'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

22

Page     36,     line     21     [Schedule     1],     at end insert ', or education or training relating to such research'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

23

Page     36,     line     26     [Schedule     1],     leave out from 'training' to end and insert 'relating to human health, other than education or training of the kind mentioned in paragraph 7'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

68

Page     36,     line     26     [Schedule     1],     at end insert—

    '10APerformance assessment.'.   

Dr Richard Taylor

18

Page     36,     line     28     [Schedule     1],     at end insert—

    '13   Education, training or research with local research ethical committee approval, carried out using relevant material not otherwise needed after completion of treatment or investigation for which the patient's consent was obtained in writing or by tacit consent for the removal of the sample of relevant material.'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

97

Page     53,     line     2     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

      'Purpose of research in connection with disorders, or functioning, of the human body

    '5A (1) Use of the results of an analysis of DNA for the purpose of research in connection with disorders, or the functioning of, the human body is use for an excepted purpose if the bodily material concerned is the subject of an order under sub-paragraph (2).

    (2) The Secretary of State may by regulations specify circumstances in which the High Court or the Court of Session may order that this paragraph apply to bodily material.'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

69

Page     53,     line     17     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

            '( )   performance assessment;'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

24

Page     53,     line     28     [Schedule     5],     leave out from 'training' to end of line 29 and insert 'relating to human health, other than education or training of the kind mentioned in paragraph 6(c)(ii)'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

70

Page     53,     line     29     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

            '( )   performance assessment;'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

98

Page     53,     line     31     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

    '7A (1) Use of the results of an analysis of DNA for the purpose of obtaining scientific or medical information about the person whose body manufactured the DNA is use for an excepted purpose if—

            (a)   the bodily material concerned is the subject of an order under sub-paragraph (2) or (3), and

            (b)   the information may be relevant to the person for whose benefit the order is made.

    (2) If the High Court is satisfied—

            (a)   that bodily material has come from the body of a living person,

            (b)   that it is not reasonably possible to trace the person from whose body the material has come ("the donor"),

            (c)   that it is desirable in the interests of another person (including a future person) that DNA in the material be analysed for the purpose of obtaining scientific or medical information about the donor, and

            (d)   that there is no reason to believe—

            (i) that the donor has died,

            (ii) that a decision of the donor to refuse consent to the use of the material for that purpose is in force, or

            (iii) that the donor lacks capacity to consent to the use of the material for that purpose,

    it may order that this paragraph apply to the material for the benefit of the other person.

    (3) If the Court of Session is satisfied—

            (a)   that bodily material has come from the body of a living person,

            (b)   that it is not reasonably possible to trace the person from whose body the material has come ("the donor"),

            (c)   that it is desirable in the interests of another person (including a future person) that DNA in the material be analysed for the purpose of obtaining scientific or medical information about the donor,

            (d)   that there is no reason to believe—

            (i) that the donor has died,

            (ii) that a decision of the donor to refuse consent to the use of the material for that purpose is in force, or

            (iii) that the donor is an incapable adult within the meaning of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 4),

    it may order that this paragraph apply to the material for the benefit of the other person.'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

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Page     53,     line     31     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

     '7B Use of the results of an analysis of DNA for the purpose of research in connection with disorders, or the functioning, of the human body is use for an excepted purpose if—

            (a)   the bodily material concerned is from the body of a living person,

            (b)   the research is ethically approved in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State, and

            (c)   the analysis is to be carried out in circumstances such that the person carrying it out is not in possession, and not likely to come into possession, of information from which the individual from whose body the material has come can be identified.'.

   

Mr Secretary Reid

107

Page     53     [Schedule     5],     leave out lines 37 to 42 and insert—

      'Purposes relating to DNA of adults who lack capacity to consent

    (1) Use of the results of an analysis of DNA for a purpose specified under sub-paragraph (2) is use for an excepted purpose if—

            (a)   the DNA has been manufactured by the body of a person who—

            (i) has attained the age of 18 years and, under the law of England and Wales or Northern Ireland, lacks capacity to consent to analysis of the DNA, or

            (ii) under the law of Scotland, is an adult with incapacity within the meaning of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 4), and

            (b)   neither a decision of his to consent to analysis of the DNA for that purpose, nor a decision of his not to consent to analysis of it for that purpose, is in force.

    (2) The Secretary of State may by regulations specify for the purposes of this paragraph purposes for which DNA may be analysed.'.


   

Mr Secretary Reid

65

Page     58,     line     39     [Schedule     7],     at end insert—

      'Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004

     In section 4 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (trafficking people for exploitation), in subsection (4)(b), for "the Human Organ Transplants (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989 / 2408 (N.I. 21))" there is substituted "under section 29 or 30 of the Human Tissue Act 2004".'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [15th JANUARY 2004]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Human Tissue 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 Thursday 5th 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.

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

Other proceedings

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


 
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