Amendments proposed to the ‹ol3›promotion of Volunteering Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

111

Page     3,     line     26     [Clause     2],     at end insert 'in default of this the statement shall be of no effect'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

133

Page     3,     line     26     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

'(f) in the event of continuous or repeated activities at least annually'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]
Fiona Mactaggert

73

Page     3,     line     27     [Clause     2],     leave out subsection (6).

   

Fiona Mactaggart

163

Page     3,     line     27     [Clause     2],     leave out from beginning to 'a Statement' in line 28 and insert 'Where a person to whom this Act applies has presented'.

   

Fiona Mactaggart

164

Page     3,     line     29     [Clause     2],     after 'Risk' insert 'to an individual'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

74

Page     3,     line     29     [Clause     2],     after 'signed', insert 'and dated'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

75

Page     3,     line     30     [Clause     2],     leave out 'negligence or'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

76

Page     3,     line     30     [Clause     2],     leave out 'or breach of statutory duty'.

   

Fiona Mactaggart

165

Page     3,     line     31     [Clause     2],     leave out from first 'the' to 'a court' in line 33 and insert 'person who presented the statement (or, in the case of a volunteer or employee, of the voluntary organisation concerned)'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

78

Page     3,     line     31     [Clause     2],     after 'volunteer', insert 'or'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

79

Page     3,     line     31     [Clause     2],     after 'employee', insert 'but not the vicarious liability of'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

77

Page     3,     line     31     [Clause     2],     after 'any', insert 'personal'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

80

Page     3,     line     32     [Clause     2],     after 'employed', insert 'or the personal liability of'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

84

Page     3,     line     34     [Clause     2],     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

81

Page     3,     line     34     [Clause     2],     after 'have', insert 'strict'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

82

Page     3,     line     35     [Clause     2],     leave out 'certain' and insert 'risks as specified in the statement'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

83

Page     3,     line     35     [Clause     2],     after 'activities', insert 'specified in the statement'.

   

Fiona Mactaggart

166

Page     3,     line     36     [Clause     2],     at end insert 'and'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

85

Page     3,     line     37     [Clause     2],     after 'take', insert 'strict'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

86

Page     3,     line     37     [Clause     2],     after first 'the', insert 'express terms of the'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

87

Page     3,     line     39     [Clause     2],     after 'risks', insert 'but only as expressed in the statement'.

   

Fiona Mactaggart

167

Page     3,     line     39     [Clause     2],     leave out from 'involved' to the end of line 41.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

131

Page     3,     line     39     [Clause     2],     at end insert 'that they have known of the risks which materialised and had voluntarily accepted the risks.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

92

Page     3,     line     40     [Clause     2],     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

93

Page     3,     line     40     [Clause     2],     leave out 'only uphold' and insert 'may take into account in'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

94

Page     3,     line     40     [Clause     2],     leave out 'where' and insert 'whether'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

96

Page     3,     line     41     [Clause     2],     leave out 'reckless' and insert 'careless'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

95

Page     3,     line     41     [Clause     2],     leave out 'reckless'.

   

Fiona Mactaggart

168

Page     3,     line     42     [Clause     2],     leave out subsection (7).

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

97

Page     3,     line     42     [Clause     2],     leave out 'shall not' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

98

Page     3,     line     42     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

'(d) a court shall take the absence of a Statement of Inherent Risk into account in deciding whether a voluntary organisation or voluntary body is or has been personally or vicariously negligent.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

134

Page     3,     line     46     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

    '(9)   In the event of a Statement of Inherent Risk relating to an activity or activities being proposed, no person shall engage in those activities who has not complied with subsection (5) above.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

135

Page     3,     line     46     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

    '(9)   A Statement of Inherent Risk shall cease to have effect from the first anniversary of its preparation.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

136

Page     3,     line     46     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

    '(9)   A Statement of Inherent Risk prepared under this section shall be reviewed at least annually.'.


   

Fiona Mactaggart

169

Page     4,     line     2     [Clause     3],     at end insert—

    '( )   This Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may appoint by order and different days may be so appointed for different purposes.

    ( )   Before making an order under this section, the Secretary of State shall consult such voluntary organisations as he considers appropriate.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

101

Page     4,     line     3     [Clause     3],     after 'and', insert 'after consultation with the First Minister and Welsh Assembly, to'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

88

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

    '(3)   This Act shall come into force on such date as the Secretary of State may prescribe'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

89

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

    '(3)   This Act shall not come into force until after the Attorney General has certified that the Act complies with the Human Rights Act 1998.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

90

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

    '(3)   This Act shall come into force one year after Royal Assent has been granted.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

91

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

    '(3)   This Act shall not come into force until the Secretary of State has certified that the terms of the Act have been adequately communicated by means of media widely used by young people aged under 18.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

99

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

    '(3)   This Act shall not come into force until the Charities Commission certifies that adequate steps have been taken to notify registered charities who may be involved in activities covered by the Act of its terms.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore [R]

100

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

    '(3)   This Act shall not come into force until the Secretary of State has certified that adequate steps have been taken to bring the terms of the Act to the attention of schools, governing bodies, and parents of children likely to be involved in activities covered by the Act.'.


   

Mr Julian Brazier
Mr Frank Dobson
Mr John Burnett

170

Title,     line     1,     leave out from 'Make' to end of line 2 and insert 'provision as to the extent of liability in negligence in respect of volunteering and voluntary organisations'.


 
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