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Fixed penalties for offence of preventing a person feeding milk to a child|
Mr David Kidney
NC5To move the following Clause:
'(1) An authorised officer of an enforcement authority (see section 10) who has reason to believe that a person has committed an offence under section [Breastfeeding etc.] on premises, or in a place or vehicle, in relation to which the authorised officer has functions may give him a penalty notice in respect of the offence.
(2) A penalty notice is a notice offering a person the opportunity to discharge any liability to conviction for the offence to which the notice relates by paying a penalty in accordance with this Part.
(3) Schedule 1 makes further provision about fixed penalties.'.
Promotion and support of breastfeeding
Mr David Kidney
NC6To move the following Clause:
'(1) After section 1A of the National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49) insert
(1) The Secretary of State shall make arrangements to such extent as he considers necessary to meet all reasonable requirements, for the purpose of supporting and encouraging the breastfeeding of children by their mothers.
(2) The Secretary of State shall have the power to disseminate, by whatever means, information promoting and encouraging breastfeeding.".'.
71Title, line 2, after 'vehicles', insert 'to make provision in relation to the sale of tobacco'.
Mr David Kidney
70Title, line 10, after 'Commission;', insert 'to make it an offence to prevent or stop a person in charge of a child who is otherwise to be permitted to be in a public place or licensed premises from feeding milk to that child in that place or on those premises; to make provision in relation to the promotion of breastfeeding;'.
ORDER OF THE HOUSE [29th NOVEMBER 2005]That the following provisions shall apply to the Health Bill:
Committal1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.
Proceedings in Standing Commitee2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 10th January 2006.
3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Consideration and Third Reading4. 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 proceedings7. 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.
ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [6th DECEMBER 2005]That
(1) during proceedings on the Health Bill the Standing Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.35 a.m. on Tuesday 6th December) meet
(3) the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 10th January.
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