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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 7th March 2006

 

Report Stage Proceedings

 

Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Bill [Lords], As Amended


 

New clause

 

Report on breaches of Annex VI

 

Paul Rowen

 

Withdrawn  NC1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

 

Withdrawn  1

 

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

 

‘(c)    

“international agreement” means any agreement adopted by the

 

International Maritime Organisation.’.

 


 

Paul Rowen

 

Not selected  3

 

Page  2,  line  10  [Clause  1],  after ‘(but’, insert ‘only provided that the act or

 

omission in question was malicious or reckless and’.

 

Paul Rowen

 

Not selected  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.’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 7th March 2006                

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Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Mr Julian Brazier

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

Not called  2

 

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

 

‘(e)    

make such provision only in concordance with an international

 

agreement.’.

 


 

Paul Rowen

 

Not called  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.’.

 

Bill read the third time, and passed.

 


 
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