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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 15th November 2005

STANDING COMMITTEE D


NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS BILL

RESOLUTION OF THE PROGRAMMING SUB-COMMITTEE

The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Monday 14th November (Standing Order 83C):

That—

    (1)   during proceedings on the National Insurance Contributions Bill the Standing Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 15th November) meet—

      (a) at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 15th November;

      (b) at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 17th November;

    (2)   the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 17th November.

Dawn Primarolo has given notice of her intention to move a motion in the terms of the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Standing Order No. 83C].


   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

7

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     14,     leave out '2nd December 2004' and insert—

      '(a) 2nd December 2004, or

      (b) the date on which a Minister has made a public announcement that such regulations are required,

       whichever is the later.'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

1

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   Any primary and secondary national insurance contributions that have been overpaid shall be refunded to the primary and secondary contributor respectively.'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

2

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     48,     at end insert—

    '(9A)   For the purposes of this section, "original determination" means the amount of earnings on which the employer originally determined that he would pay national insurance contributions or to decisions made by Officers of the Board of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs under section 8 of the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) Act 1999 and excludes matters determined by Commissioners, a tribunal or a court.'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

3

Clause     1,     page     3,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '(10A)   The secondary contributor may recover by any available and feasible means the additional primary contributions arising as a result of regulations being given retrospective effect.'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

8

Clause     1,     page     3,     line     41,     leave out '2nd December 2004' and insert—

      '(a) 2nd December 2004, or

      (b) the date on which a Minister has made a public announcement that such regulations are required,

       whichever is the later.'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

4

Clause     1,     page     5,     line     12,     leave out from the second 'before' to 'the' in line 13.


   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

5

Clause     5,     page     12,     line     32,     after 'legislation)', insert 'where the earnings on which the contributions arise were paid before the coming into force of the regulations in question.'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

6

Clause     5,     page     12,     line     42,     after 'legislation)', insert 'where the earnings on which the contributions arise were paid before the coming into force of the regulations in question.'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

9

Clause     5,     page     13,     line     1,     after 'passed (', insert 'not'.


   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

10

Clause     6,     page     13,     line     29,     after 'passed (', insert 'not'.


NEW CLAUSE

Amalgamation of income tax and national insurance

   

Mr Mark Field
Michael Fabricant
Stephen Hammond
Mr Andrew Pelling
Mr Brooks Newmark

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    'The Treasury shall make a report, to be placed in the Library of the House of Commons, setting out options for the amalgamation of income tax arising from an employment and national insurance contributions.'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [27th OCTOBER]

That the following provisions shall apply to the National Insurance Contributions Bill:

Committal

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Standing Commitee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 17th November 2005.

    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.   Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) 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 messages from the Lords) may be programmed.


 
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