Amendments proposed to the Health Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

30

Clause     35,     page     32,     line     47,     at end insert—

    '( )   Regulations under subsection (2) must make provision as to the right of those qualifying for a GOS sight test to have that sight test, and for the provider to be recompensed without any limitation on the number of sight tests carried out either in total or at any listed practice.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

31

Clause     35,     page     32,     line     47,     at end insert—

    '( )   Regulations under subsection (2) shall direct that the Primary Care Trust will not be able to place any limitation on the number of providers or performers listed in their area, or deny the right of any performer listed by another Primary Care Trust to undertake sight tests in their area.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

32

Clause     35,     page     32,     line     47,     at end insert—

    '( )   Regulations under section 16CD(4) shall direct that the remuneration paid to providers for each sight test shall be a nationally negotiated fee as agreed from time to time by the Secretary of State.'.


   

Steve Webb
Stephen Williams

120

Clause     37,     page     34,     line     18,     at end add—

    '(4)   After subsection (3) insert—

          "(4)   Practices providing NHS services must be included in the Connecting for Health Programme.

          (5)   Optometrists shall have access to relevant sections of the patient electronic record (subject to informed consent) and NHS electronic GP and hospital referral systems.

          (6)   Submissions of claims for ophthalmic payments shall be processed by the Business Services Authority.".'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

33

Clause     38,     page     34,     line     26,     at end insert—

      '(c) dispensing opticians, to whom payments are made for meeting or contributing towards the cost incurred for the supply of optical appliances or their replacement or repair.'.

   

Steve Webb
Stephen Williams

116

Clause     38,     page     34,     line     27,     after 'every', insert 'dispensing optician or'.

   

Steve Webb
Stephen Williams

117

Clause     38,     page     34,     line     30,     after 'optometrist', insert 'or dispensing optician'.

   

Steve Webb
Stephen Williams

118

Clause     38,     page     34,     line     36,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Caroline Flint

112

Clause     38,     page     35,     line     10,     leave out from 'determine' to end of line 22 and insert 'the amount of its administrative expenses for that year.

    ( )   A Primary Care Trust may—

      (a) on the request of a committee recognised by it, allot to that committee such sums as it may determine for defraying the committee's administrative expenses; and'.

   

Caroline Flint

113

Clause     38,     page     35,     leave out lines 27 to 32.


   

Steve Webb
Stephen Williams

80

Clause     39,     page     36,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '( )   A description set out under subsection (2) shall include any person unqualified to dispense optical appliances to persons under the age of 16.'.

   

Steve Webb
Stephen Williams

119

Clause     39,     page     36,     line     7,     at end insert 'which may include persons unqualified to dispense optical appliances to persons under the age of 16.'.


   

Caroline Flint

77

Schedule     4,     page     73,     line     40,     leave out 'a copy' and insert 'copies of the accounts and'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

23

Clause     71,     page     54,     line     17,     leave out 'which may be' and insert 'that will be'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

24

Clause     71,     page     54,     line     28,     leave out 'which may be' and insert 'that will be'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

25

Clause     71,     page     55,     line     2,     leave out 'which may be' and insert 'that will be'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

26

Clause     71,     page     55,     line     9,     leave out 'which may be' and insert 'that will be'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

27

Clause     71,     page     55,     line     14,     leave out 'which may be' and insert 'that will be'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

28

Clause     71,     page     55,     line     19,     leave out 'which may be' and insert 'that will be'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

22

Clause     75,     page     57,     line     24,     leave out from 'instrument' to end of line 31 and insert 'under this Act'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

2

Clause     75,     page     57,     line     25,     after 'section', insert '2 (5)'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

3

Clause     75,     page     57,     line     25,     after '4', insert '5'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

4

Clause     75,     page     57,     line     25,     leave out '6(8)' and insert '6'.

   

Steve Webb
Stephen Williams

97

Clause     75,     page     57,     line     25,     leave out 'or (9)(6)' and insert '(9)(6) or 13'.

   

Caroline Flint

83

Clause     75,     page     57,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '( )   No statutory instrument containing an order under section 76(3A) which amends or repeals any provision of an Act or an Act of the Scottish Parliament may be made by the Scottish Ministers unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.

    ( )   Otherwise, a statutory instrument containing an order under section 76(3A) is to be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Crispin Blunt

68

Clause     75,     page     57,     line     45,     at end add—

    '(8)   Any statutory instrument made under Part 1 of this Act will cease to have effect three years after it comes into force unless the instrument concerned has been laid before and approved for continuation by a resolution of each House of Parliament.'.


   

Caroline Flint

84

Clause     76,     page     58,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The Scottish Ministers may by order make—

      (a) such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision, or

      (b) such transitory, transitional or saving provision,

    as they consider appropriate for the general purposes, or any particular purposes, of the provisions specified in subsection (3B) or in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, any of those provisions.

    (3B)   Those provisions are—

      (a) section 33(2),

      (b) so far as extending to Scotland, section 70 and paragraph 53 of Schedule 8.

    (3C)   An order under subsection (3A) may not include any provision which would be outside the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament if it were included in an Act of that Parliament.

    (3D)   An order under subsection (3) may not include any provision which it would be competent for the Scottish Ministers to make in an order under subsection (3A).'.

   

Caroline Flint

85

Clause     76,     page     58,     line     11,     after '(3)' insert 'or (3A)'.


   

Caroline Flint

86

Clause     79,     page     59,     line     5,     leave out first 'and' and insert 'to'.

   

Caroline Flint

87

Clause     79,     page     59,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '( )   The following provisions come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint—

      (a) section 33(2), and

      (b) so far as extending to Scotland—

      (i) section 70,

      (ii) paragraph 53 of Schedule 8, and

      (iii) section 76(1) so far as relating to that paragraph.'.

   

Steve Webb
Stephen Williams

54

Clause     79,     page     59,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   Part 1 and sections 72 and 73 so far as relating to offences under that Part shall come into force in relation to England at noon on 1st January 2007;'.


   

Caroline Flint

88

Clause     80,     page     60,     line     6,     leave out from 'Act' to 'has' in line 7

   

Caroline Flint

89

Clause     80,     page     60,     line     9,     leave out subsection (5).


REMAINING NEW CLAUSES

Breastfeeding etc.

   

Mr David Kidney
Annette Brooke

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Subject to subsection (2), it is an offence deliberately to prevent or stop a person in charge of a child from feeding milk to that child in a public place or on licensed premises.

    (2)   Subsection (1) does not apply if the child, at the material time, is not lawfully permitted to be in the public place or on the licensed premises otherwise than for the purpose of being fed milk.

    (3)   A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

    (4)   In this section—"child" means a person who has not yet attained the age of two years;"feeding" includes—

      (a) breastfeeding; and

      (b) feeding from a bottle or other container;

    "licensed premises" means premises used for licensable activity under Part III of the Licensing Act 2003 (c. 17);"milk" means breastmilk, cow's milk or infant formula;"public place" means any place to which, at the material time, the public or any section of the public has access, on payment or otherwise, as of right or by virtue of express or implied permission.'.



 
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