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Friday 3rd March 2006


CONSIDERATION OF BILL

MERCHANT SHIPPING (POLLUTION) BILL [LORDS], AS AMENDED


NEW CLAUSE

Report on breaches of Annex VI

   

Paul Rowen

NC1

*To move the following Clause:—

    'The Secretary of State shall publish and lay before Parliament annually a report listing breaches of Annex VI of the MARPOL Convention that have taken place in United Kingdom waters and the action that was taken in respect of those breaches.'.


   

Mr Julian Brazier
Mr Henry Bellingham

1

Page     1,     line     9     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

      '(c) "international agreement" means any agreement adopted by the International Maritime Organisation.'.


   

Paul Rowen

3

*Page     2,     line     10     [Clause     1],     after '(but' insert 'only provided that act or omission in question was mailicious or reckless and'.

   

Paul Rowen

4

*Page     2,     line     15     [Clause     1],     at end insert 'and in respect of those vessels not part of a flag which has ratified the Protocol.'.

   

Mr Julian Brazier
Mr Henry Bellingham

2

Page     2,     line     26     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

      '(e) make such provision only in concordance with an international agreement.'.


   

Paul Rowen

5

*Page     3,     line     2     [Clause     2],     after 'ships)' insert 'and any subsequent review of Annex VI agreed by the International Maritime Organisation subject to an order in Council laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [25th JANUARY 2006]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Merchant Shipping (Pollution) 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 9th February 2006.

    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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