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

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Patrick Mercer

23

Page     1,     line     10     [Clause     1],     leave out 'a place in'.

   

Patrick Mercer

25

Page     1,     line     11     [Clause     1],     leave out 'place in the United Kingdom' and insert 'part or region'.

   

Patrick Mercer

26

Page     1,     line     12     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

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

   

Patrick Mercer

27

Page     1,     line     18     [Clause     1],     at beginning insert 'severe'.

   

Patrick Mercer

28

Page     1,     line     19     [Clause     1],     leave out 'money'.

   

Patrick Mercer

29

Page     1,     line     20     [Clause     1],     leave out 'an electronic or other', and insert 'any'.

   

Patrick Mercer

30

Page     1,     line     21     [Clause     1],     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).'.

   

Patrick Mercer

31

Page     1,     line     22     [Clause     1],     leave out 'relating to' and insert 'and impediment of persons concerned with preservation of'.


   

Patrick Mercer

32

Page     2,     line     11     [Clause     1],     after first 'terrorism', insert 'or direct threat of terrorism'.

   

Patrick Mercer

33

Page     2,     line     12     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

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

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

78

Page     2,     line     18     [Clause     1],     leave out 'involving or causing' and insert 'in so far as an event or situation involves or causes'.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

79

Page     2,     line     20     [Clause     1],     at beginning insert 'it'.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

80

Page     2,     line     21     [Clause     1],     at beginning insert 'it'.


   

Mr Richard Allan

100

Page     3,     line     6     [Clause     2],     after 'maintain', insert 'resilient'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

11

Page     3,     line     8     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

      '(h) consult with humanitarian or voluntary organisations through the development of plans maintained under paragraphs (c) and (d) to such extent and in such manner as a person or body listed in Part 1 or Part 2 of Schedule 1 shall think fit.'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

12

Page     3,     line     36     [Clause     2],     after 'consult', insert 'with any humanitarian or voluntary organisations or'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

13

Page     3,     line     41     [Clause     2],     after 'collaboration', insert 'with any humanitarian or voluntary organisations or any other specified person or body or class of person or body'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

14

Page     3,     line     44     [Clause     2],     after 'delegation', insert 'to any specified person or body or class of person or body including any humanitarian or voluntary organisations'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

15

Page     3,     line     46     [Clause     2],     at end add 'or with any humanitarian or voluntary organisations'.


   

Mr Douglas Alexander

81

Page     4,     line     3     [Clause     2],     at beginning, insert 'permit or'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

16

Page     4,     line     5     [Clause     2],     after 'Schedule', insert 'or to any humanitarian or voluntary organisations'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

17

Page     4,     line     7     [Clause     2],     after 'body', insert '(including any humanitarian or voluntary organisations)'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Patrick Mercer

6

Page     5,     line     4     [Clause     3],     at end insert—

    '(6)   The Secretary of State shall ensure that such arrangements are in force as are necessary to secure that a Category 2 responder receives a fair contribution towards the costs incurred by it in complying with any requirements imposed on it by regulations made under section 2(3) or (4).'.

   

Patrick Mercer

76

Page     5,     line     5     [Clause     4],     leave out 'business' and insert 'organisation'.

   

Patrick Mercer

77

Page     5,     line     8     [Clause     4],     after 'commercial', insert 'voluntary and community'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

18

Page     5,     line     8     [Clause     4],     after 'activities', insert 'or community activities'.

   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

19

Page     5,     line     20     [Clause     4],     at end add 'save that a charge may not be made to any organisation carrying out community activities'.


   

Mr Douglas Alexander

82

Page     6,     line     43     [Clause     6],     leave out 'Part 1 or 3' and insert 'any Part'.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

83

Page     6,     line     47     [Clause     6],     leave out 'Part 2 or 4' and insert 'any Part'.


   

Patrick Mercer

34

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

   

Patrick Mercer

35

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

   

Patrick Mercer

36

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

   

Patrick Mercer

37

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

   

Patrick Mercer

38

Page     7,     line     29     [Clause     7],     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Richard Allan

101

Page     7,     line     30     [Clause     7],     leave out 'as soon as is reasonably practical' and insert 'within 24 hours'.

   

Patrick Mercer

39

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


   

Patrick Mercer

40

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

   

Patrick Mercer

41

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

   

Patrick Mercer

42

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

   

Patrick Mercer

43

Page     8,     line     11     [Clause     8],     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

84

Page     8,     line     36     [Clause     10],     leave out 'or 9(4)' and insert ', 9(4) or [Scotland: cross-border collaboration](7)'.


   

Mr Douglas Alexander

85

Page     9,     line     4     [Clause     11],     leave out 'or 9(4)' and insert ', 9(4) or [Scotland: cross-border collaboration](7)'.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

86

Page     9,     line     11     [Clause     12],     leave out from 'Regulations' to 'provision' in line 12 and insert 'or an order under this Part may, if addressing the provision or disclosure of information, make'.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

87

Page     9     [Clause     14],     leave out line 36.

   

Mr Douglas Alexander

88

Page     9     [Clause     14],     leave out lines 38 to 40.


   

Mr Douglas Alexander

89

Page     10     [Clause     14],     leave out lines 1 to 3 and insert 'regulations or an order under this Part.'.


   

Helen Jackson
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

20

Page     11,     line     23     [Clause     17],     at end add—

       '"community activities" means activities in fulfilment of any charitable, benevolent, or philanthropic purpose,

       "humanitarian or voluntary organisations" means any voluntary organisation, charity or other body which contributes to civil protection arrangements on an international, national, or local basis which is identified as such by any person or body listed in Part 1 or 2 of Schedule 1.'.

 
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