Amendments proposed to the Children Bill [Lords], As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr Andrew Turner
Annette Brooke
Mr Roger Williams
Mr David Hinchliffe
Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Llew Smith

Alice MahonMr Andrew Robathan

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Page     37,     line     18,     leave out Clause 56.

   

Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas
Julia Drown
Mr David Drew
Huw Irranca-Davies

39

Page     37,     line     33     [Clause     56],     at end insert—

    '(6)   Two years after the commencement of this section, the Secretary of State shall undertake a review of the effect of the provisions of subsections (1) to (5) on the number of convictions for the offences specified in subsection (2).

    (7)   As soon as practicable after the completion of the review under subsection (6) the Secretary of State shall lay before each House of Parliament a report on the outcome of the review.'.


   

Mr Secretary Clarke

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Page     42,     line     11     [Clause     64],     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The Secretary of State may not make a statutory instrument containing the first order under section [payments to foster parents] unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Secretary Clarke

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Page     42,     line     14     [Clause     64],     after 'apply,', insert—

      '(aa) an order made by the Secretary of State under section [payments to foster parents] to which subsection (3A) does not apply,'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Andrew Turner
Mr James Clappison
Mr David Ruffley

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Page     42,     line     36     [Clause     65],     at end insert 'but such an order must be made before the end of a period of nine months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed'.


   

Mr Secretary Clarke

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Page     43,     line     3     [Clause     65],     leave out paragraph (c) and insert—

      '( ) section 47 and Schedule 4 so far as relating to England come into force in accordance with provision made by order by the Secretary of State, and so far as relating to Wales in accordance with provision made by order by the Assembly;

      ( ) section [payments to foster parents] comes into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed;

      ( ) sections 48 to 55 so far as relating to England come into force in accordance with provision made by order by the Secretary of State, and so far as relating to Wales in accordance with provision made by order by the Assembly;'.


   

Mr Secretary Clarke
Mr Hilton Dawson

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Page     44,     line     19     [Schedule     1],      at end insert—

    '(1A) The Secretary of State must, to such extent and in such manner as he thinks fit, involve children in the appointment of the Children's Commissioner.'.

   

Mr Tim Loughton
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Andrew Turner
Mr James Clappison
Mr David Ruffley

9

Page     44,     line     19     [Schedule     1],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Secretary of State must take reasonable steps to involve children and representatives of children's organisations in the process of appointment of the Commissioner.'.


   

Mr Tim Loughton
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Andrew Turner
Mr James Clappison
Mr David Ruffley

10

Page     45,     line     31     [Schedule     1],     leave out 'and on such conditions (if any).'.


   

Annette Brooke
Mr Roger Williams

37

Page     50,     line     7     [Schedule     3],     at end insert—

    '( )   In section 12 (1) after "in respect of family" insert "or immigration".'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [13th SEPTEMBER 2004]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Children Bill [Lords]:

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 21st October 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 by the House 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.


CHILDREN BILL [LORDS] (PROGRAMME) (No.2)

   

Mr Secretary Clarke
Mr Peter Hain
That the programme order of 13th September 2004 in relation to the Children Bill [Lords] be amended as follows—

    1.   Paragraphs 4 and 5 of the order shall be omitted.

    2.   The proceedings shown in the first column of the following table shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the second column.


TABLE
Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings
Proceedings on New Clauses standing in the name of a Minister of the Crown and proceedings on New Clauses relating to Part 1

2.30 p.m. on the day on which proceedings on Consideration are begun.
Proceedings on remaining New Clauses, other than New Clauses relating to the reasonable punishment of children4.15 p.m. on that day.
New Clauses relating to the reasonable punishment of children and remaining proceedings on Consideration6.00 p.m. on that day.

    3.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. on the day on which proceedings on Consideration are begun.


 
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