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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Withdrawn  NC1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





Mr Julian Brazier


Mr Henry Bellingham


Withdrawn  1


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



“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                



Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Bill[ [], continued


Mr Julian Brazier


Mr Henry Bellingham


Not called  2


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



make such provision only in concordance with an international





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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