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59

 
 

House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 25th January 2005

 

Standing Committee G

 

Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill

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Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the

 

Committee [18th January].

 

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Matthew Green

 

Sue Doughty

 

94

 

Clause  43,  page  37,  line  35,  at end insert ‘and its legal disposal’.

 

Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

115

 

Clause  43,  page  38,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The Secretary of State shall make regulations such that where an offence has been

 

committed under section 33 of that Act and no order is made to provide

 

compensation for clean up costs incurred following that offence, the landowner

 

shall not be liable for the clean up costs provided that he took reasonable steps to

 

prevent the offence.’.

 

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

64

 

Clause  45,  page  40,  line  31,  leave out ‘£300’ and insert ‘£750’.

 

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

20

 

Page  43,  line  31,  leave out Clause 47.

 

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Matthew Green

 

Sue Doughty

 

95

 

Clause  48,  page  44,  leave out lines 42 to 45.

 

Matthew Green

 

Sue Doughty

 

96

 

Clause  48,  page  44,  leave out lines 46 to 48.

 

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

67

 

Clause  49,  page  46,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(13)    

In this section “re-using waste” means any operation by which end-of-life

 

products and equipment or its components are used for the same purpose for

 

which they were conceived for a period of longer than 12 months.’.

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

3

 

Clause  52,  page  47,  line  36,  leave out from ‘must’ to end of line 37 and insert ‘used

 

only for the purposes of its functions under section 34A above (including functions

 

relating to the enforcement of offences under that section).’.

 

Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

7

 

Clause  52,  page  48,  line  28,  leave out subsection (3).

 

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Matthew Green

 

Sue Doughty

 

97

 

Clause  54,  page  49,  line  20,  at end insert ‘;


 
 

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Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill, continued

 
 

(i)    

targets for the diversion of site waste to landfill’.

 

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

107

 

Clause  55,  page  50,  line  13,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

100

 

Clause  55,  page  50,  line  19,  at end add—

 

‘( )    

The appropriate person must consult interested parties before an offence under

 

subsection (3) is prescribed by regulations.’.

 

Matthew Green

 

Sue Doughty

 

110

 

Clause  55,  page  50,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Regulations under subsection (4) shall provide that no dog control order shall

 

apply in respect of any working dog being used for the driving or tending of cattle

 

or sheep.’.

 

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

101

 

Clause  56,  page  51,  line  10,  at end add—

 

‘( )    

The appropriate person must consult the appropriate parties before regulations are

 

made prescribing the procedure to be followed by primary or secondary

 

authorities for the making of dog control orders.’.

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

102

 

Clause  56,  page  51,  line  10,  at end add—

 

‘(c)    

the criteria which shall be applied to determine the necessity for the

 

making of a dog control order in relation to any offence.’.

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

103

 

Clause  56,  page  51,  line  10,  at end add—

 

‘(d)    

the procedure to be established to enable an appeal to be made by the

 

public against a dog control order being made.’.

 

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S.C.G.          Standing Committee: 25th January 2005                  

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

109

 

Clause  60,  page  53,  line  21,  leave out from ‘order’ to ‘is’ in line 23.

 

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

108

 

Page  55,  line  13,  leave out Clause 65.

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

18

 

Clause  68,  page  56,  line  4,  leave out subsection (1).

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

21

 

Clause  68,  page  56,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

After subsection (1) of that section insert—

 

“(1A)    

Where a stray dog taken to a local authority is ill or injured, treatment

 

should be sought by the appropriate local authority at the earliest possible

 

time.”.’.

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

22

 

Clause  68,  page  56,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

After subsection (6) of that section insert—

 

“(6A)    

In this section a “stray dog” is one which is unaccompanied by either

 

owner or person responsible for it in a public place or any other place

 

without the permission of the owner of the land or premises where it is

 

found.”.’.

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

99

 

Clause  68,  page  56,  line  12,  at end add—

 

‘( )    

It shall be the duty of the local authorities to provide a twenty-four hour dog

 

warden service’.

 

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S.C.G.          Standing Committee: 25th January 2005                  

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

111

 

Clause  71,  page  57,  line  22,  leave out ‘a key-holder’ and insert ‘at least two key-

 

holders’.

 

Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

112

 

Clause  71,  page  57,  line  25,  leave out ‘key-holder’ and insert ‘key-holders’.

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

113

 

Clause  72,  page  57,  line  35,  leave out ‘a person’ and insert ‘at least two persons’.

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

8

 

Clause  75,  page  60,  line  28,  leave out subsection (4).

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

114

 

Clause  77,  page  61,  line  32,  leave out ‘key-holder’ and insert ‘key-holders’.

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

14

 

Clause  87,  page  67,  line  5,  leave out subsection (1).

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

16

 

Page  85,  line  1,  leave out Schedule 2.

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

15

 

Clause  88,  page  68,  leave out line 4.

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

17

 

Page  89,  line  2,  leave out Schedule 3.

 

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Sue Doughty

 

Matthew Green

 

9

 

Clause  96,  page  71,  line  25,  leave out subsection (4).

 

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

57

 

Clause  102,  page  75,  line  2,  after ‘premises’, insert ‘or streetlights on public roads

 

or public rights of way’.

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

58

 

Clause  102,  page  75,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

‘(j)    

premises or apparatus used for the provision of electronic

 

communication services.’.

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

104

 

Clause  102,  page  75,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

‘(k)    

a playing field, playing pitch or other outdoor facility used wholly or

 

mainly for sport.’.


 
 

S.C.G.          Standing Committee: 25th January 2005                  

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

105

 

Clause  102,  page  75,  line  37,  at end insert—

 


 

‘“playing field” has the meaning given in Article 3 of the Town and Country Planning

 

(General Development Procedure) (Amendment) Order 1996;

 


 

“playing pitch” means a delineated area which, together with any run-off area, is 0.4

 

hectares or more, and which is used for sport;’.

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

106

 

Clause  102,  page  75,  line  49,  at end insert—

 


 

‘“sport” is designated as any sporting activity which appears on the list maintained by the

 

National Sports Councils of activities recognised by them, as applicable to Schedule 18

 

to the Finance Act 2002;’.

 

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Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

1

 

Clause  111,  page  80,  line  3,  leave out ‘Clean Neighbourhoods and’ and insert

 

‘Cleaner and Safer’.

 

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New Clauses

 

Illegal deposit or disposal of waste (power of arrest)

 

Miss Anne McIntosh

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In subsection 24(2) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c.69), at the

 

end insert—

 

“(w)    

an offence under subsection 33(4A) of the Environmental

 

Protection Act 1990 (c.3).”

 

(2)    

In section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c.3), after subsection (4)

 

insert—

 

“(4A)    

A person authorised by the Environmental Protection Agency to exercise

 

the powers specified in section 108(4) of the Environment Act 1995


 
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