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Friday 25th February 2005


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM BILL [LORDS]

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the House [17th January 2005 and 31st January 2005].


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Jonathan Djanogly

360

Clause     8,     page     4,     line     29,     at end insert 'in England and Wales'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Jonathan Djanogly

352

Clause     8,     page     4,     line     34,     at end insert 'in England and Wales'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

25

Clause     8,     page     4,     line     37,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Jonathan Djanogly

353

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     2,     at end insert 'in England and Wales'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr Jonathan Djanogly

354

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     4,     at end insert 'in England and Wales'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

26

Clause     9,     page     5,     line     7,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.


   

Mr Christopher Leslie

27

Schedule     1,     page     54,     line     12,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

28

Schedule     1,     page     54,     line     24,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

29

Schedule     1,     page     54,     line     25,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

30

Schedule     1,     page     54,     line     26,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

31

Schedule     1,     page     54,     line     29,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

32

Schedule     1,     page     54,     line     30,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

33

Schedule     1,     page     55,     line     3,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

34

Schedule     1,     page     55,     line     9,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

490

Schedule     1,     page     55,     line     33,     at end insert—

'(4) In subsection (6) for "this section" substitute "subsection (1)".'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

370

Schedule     1,     page     56,     line     26,     leave out paragraph 15.


   

Mr Christopher Leslie

35

Schedule     2,     page     58,     line     30,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

36

Schedule     2,     page     59,     line     6,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

371

Schedule     2,     page     59,     line     10,     at end insert—

'(2A) Sub-paragraph (1) does not apply to designated directions to the extent that they consist of criteria for determining which judges may be allocated to hear particular categories of case; but the directions may, to that extent, be made or given only after consulting the Lord Chancellor.'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

372

Schedule     2,     page     59,     line     11,     after 'If', insert 'sub-paragraph (1) applies but'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

37

Schedule     2,     page     59,     line     11,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

38

Schedule     2,     page     59,     line     12,     leave out 'Minister' and insert 'Lord Chancellor'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

373

Schedule     2,     page     60,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(6)   Subsection (2)(a) does not apply to directions to the extent that they consist of criteria for determining which judges may be allocated to hear particular categories of case; but the directions may, to that extent, be given only—

(a) after consulting the Lord Chancellor, and

(b) with the approval of the Lord Chief Justice.'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

374

Schedule     2,     page     60,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(5)   Subsection (2)(a) does not apply to directions to the extent that they consist of criteria for determining which judges may be allocated to hear particular categories of case; but the directions may, to that extent, be given only—

(a) after consulting the Lord Chancellor, and

(b) with the approval of the Lord Chief Justice.'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

375

Schedule     2,     page     61,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(5)   Subsection (2)(a) does not apply to directions to the extent that they consist of criteria for determining which judges may be allocated to hear particular categories of case; but the directions may, to that extent, be given only—

(a) after consulting the Lord Chancellor, and

(b) with the approval of the Lord Chief Justice.'.


   

Mr Christopher Leslie

644

Schedule     3,     page     63,     line     6,     leave out 'Supreme Court' and insert 'Senior Courts'.


   

Mr Christopher Leslie

491

Clause     13,     page     5,     line     35,     leave out 'certain functions of' and insert 'functions to or from'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

492

Clause     13,     page     5,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(2)   Schedule (Functions under legislation relating to Northern Ireland) makes similar provision about functions under legislation relating to Northern Ireland.'


   

Mr Christopher Leslie

376

Schedule     4,     page     64,     line     5,     at end insert—

'Ecclesiastical Licences Act 1533 (c.21)

A1 (1) In section 11 of the Ecclesiastical Licences Act 1533 (refusal of archbishop to grant licences etc.) any reference to the Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper of the Great Seal (however expressed) is to be read as a reference to the Chancellor of the High Court.

(2) The Chancellor of the High Court may nominate another judge of that court to exercise his functions under that section.'.

   

Mr Christopher Leslie

377

Schedule     4,     page     64,     line     23,     at end insert—

'Pluralities Act 1838 (c.106)

5A  The Pluralities Act 1838 is amended as follows.

5B (1) Section 126 (consent of patron etc. where patronage in the Crown) is amended as follows.

(2) For the words from "if such benefice shall be above" to "great seal" substitute "unless such benefice shall be within the patronage of the crown in right of the duchy of Lancaster, the instrument by which the power shall be exercised shall be executed by, and any such notice shall be given to, the Prime Minister".

(3) Omit "or persons".

5C (1) Section 128 (consent of patron etc. where patronage attached to duchy of Cornwall) is amended as follows.

(2) For the words from "the same" to "benefice in the patronage of the crown" substitute "the Prime Minister, in accordance with section 126".

(3) Omit "or persons" in the second place.

Ecclesiastical Leasing Act 1842 (c.108)

5D  The Ecclesiastical Leasing Act 1842 is amended as follows.

5E (1) Section 22 (consent of patron where patronage in the Crown) is amended as follows.

(2) For the words from "if such benefice shall be above" to "great seal," substitute "unless such benefice shall be within the patronage of the crown in right of the duchy of Lancaster, the instrument by which such consent or concurrence is to be testified shall be executed by the Prime Minister".

(3) Omit "or persons".

5F  In section 23 (consent of patron where patronage attached to duchy of Cornwall), for the words from "the same" to "concurrence of the crown" substitute "the Prime Minister, in accordance with section 22".

Public Notaries Act 1843 (c.90)

5G (1) Section 5 of the Public Notaries Act 1843 (refusal of master of faculties to grant a faculty) is amended as follows.

(2) For "chancellor of England or the lord keeper of the great seal" substitute "Chancellor of the High Court".

(3) At the end of that section insert—

        "The Chancellor of the High Court may nominate another judge of that court to exercise his functions under this section."

(4) This paragraph is subject to section 2(3) and (4) of the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998 (repeals relating to Isle of Man and Channel Islands).

Inclosure Act 1859 (22&23Vict. c.43)

5H  In section 12 of the Inclosure Act 1859 (adaptation of references to patron where patronage is in the Crown) for the words from "Lord High" to "Great Seal" substitute "Prime Minister".'.

 
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