Amendments proposed to the Gender Recognition Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Andrew Selous

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Page     12,     line     20     [Clause     27],     leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

      '(a) the reference in subsection (1) to a registered medical practitioner is to one recognised as currently practising in the field of gender dysphoria in the United Kingdom, and'.


   

Mr Andrew Selous

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Page     14     [Schedule     1],     leave out lines 11 and 12 and insert—

    '(b) are registered medical practitioners recognised as currently practising in the field of gender dysphoria in the United Kingdom, and registered medical practitioners who have entries in the specialist register held by the General Medical Council which confers their eligibility to practise as consultant psychiatrists within the National Health Service ("medical members").'.


   

Mr Andrew Selous

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Page     15     [Schedule     1],     leave out line 7 and insert—

    '(b) at least two medical members including

            (i)   a registered medical practitioner recognised as currently practising in the field of gender dysphoria in the United Kingdom, and

            (ii)   a registered medical practitioner who has an entry in the specialist register held by the General Medical Council which confers their eligibility to practise as a consultant psychiatrist within the National Health Service.'.

   

Mr David Lammy

4

Page     15,     line     33     [Schedule     1],     at end insert—

      'Council on Tribunals

     8A In Schedule 1 to the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c.53) (tribunals under supervision of Council on Tribunals), before paragraph 22 insert—

      "Gender Recognition21AA. Gender Recognition Panels constituted under Schedule 1 to the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (c.00).".'.


         

      Hugh Bayley
      Mr Frank Field
      Andrew Selous

      2

      Page     16,     line     14     [Schedule     2],     at end insert—

          '"( )   An annulment or dissolution of marriage under section 12(g) shall be subject to the provisions of section [Application following issue of an interim gender recognition certificate] of the Gender Recognition Act 2004.".'.


         

      Dr Evan Harris
      Mark Oaten

      15

      Page     35,     line     19     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

        '6 In section 2A(1)(c) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 leave out "so far as it applies to vocational training.".'.


      ORDER OF THE HOUSE [23rd FEBRUARY 2004]

      That the following provisions shall apply to the Gender Recognition 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 16th March 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.

      Programming of proceedings

          7.   All 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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