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given up to and including

Tuesday 17th January 2006


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

GOVERNMENT OF WALES BILL


   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

59

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     5,     leave out 'Assembly' and insert 'Senedd'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

60

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     5,     leave out 'National Assembly for Wales' and insert 'Senedd'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

61

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     7,     leave out 'Assembly' and insert 'Senedd'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

62

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     8,     leave out first 'Assembly' and insert 'Senedd'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

96

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     8,     leave out second 'Assembly' and insert 'Senedd'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

48

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   No Assembly Measure may be introduced unless a majority of voters in a referendum vote in favour of Assembly Measure provisions coming into force.'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

63

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     10,     leave out 'Assembly' and insert 'Senedd'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

64

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     11,     leave out 'Assembly' and insert 'Senedd'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

65

Clause     92,     page     50,     line     12,     leave out 'Assembly' and insert 'Senedd'.


   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

107

Clause     93,     page     50,     line     21,     leave out from 'competence' to end of line 4 on page 51 and insert 'unless it relates to one or more of the reserved matters specified in Schedule [Reserved matters].'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

26

Schedule     5,     page     108,     line     30,     at end insert—

'Field 5A: energy'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

25

Schedule     5,     page     109,     line     39,     at end insert—

'Field 13A: police, probation, and prison service'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

108

Page     108,     line     22,     leave out Schedule 5.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

135

*Clause     94,     page     51,     line     28,     after 'by', insert '(i)'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

134

*Clause     94,     page     51,     line     29,     after 'Parliament', insert ', or

      (ii) a resolution of the House of Commons subsequently rejected by a resolution of the House of Lords, provided that the Measure shall not take effect until one year has elapsed since the date on which the Order was approved by the House of Commons'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

27

Clause     94,     page     51,     line     29,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   In the event of approval of a draft statutory instrument by the Assembly, as specified in subsection (5)(a), but there not being within 60 days of that approval, an approval by a resolution of each House of Parliament as specified in subsection (5)(b), subsection (5) shall cease to have effect in the case of that draft statutory instrument, and the procedure specified in subsection (5B) will then apply to that draft statutory instrument.

    (5B)   The procedure which will apply in cases specified in subsection (5A) will be that no recommendation is to be made to Her Majesty in Council to make an Order in Council under this section unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the Order in Council—

      (a) has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Assembly, and

      (b) the resolution of the Assembly is passed on a vote in which the number of Assembly members voting in favour of it is not less than two-thirds of the total number of Assembly seats.'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Adam Price
Hywel Williams

122

Clause     94,     page     51,     line     38,     leave out 'either'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Adam Price
Hywel Williams

123

Clause     94,     page     51,     line     39,     leave out from 'Parliament' to end of line 1 on page 52.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

53

Clause     94,     page     51,     line     40,     at beginning insert 'if subsection (7A) applies,'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

54

Clause     94,     page     51,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '(7A)   This subsection applies only if the Secretary of State has reason to believe that the Assembly Measure—

      (a) would have an adverse effect no any matter which is not specified in Part 1 of Schedule 5,

      (b) might have a serious adverse impact on water resources in England, water supply in England or the quality of water in England,

      (c) would have an adverse impact on the law as it applies in England, or

      (d) would be incompatible with any international obligation or the interests of defence or national security.'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

28

Clause     95,     page     52,     line     11,     after 'Counsel General', insert 'or the Assembly'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

30

Clause     96,     page     52,     line     21,     at end insert ', or

      (c) by any committee of the Assembly established under section 28 or section 30.'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

29

Clause     98,     page     53,     line     44,     after 'Counsel General', insert 'or the Assembly'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

125

*Clause     100,     page     54,     line     39,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

126

*Clause     100,     page     54,     line     43,     leave out paragraph (c).


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

31

Clause     102,     page     56,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   If a resolution passed by the Assembly under section 103 includes the text of the question which the Assembly proposes should be included on the ballot paper at the referendum, that text shall be included in any recommendation made to Her Majesty in Council to make an Order in Council under subsection (1).'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

137

*Clause     102,     page     56,     line     28,     after 'by', insert '(a)'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

136

*Clause     102,     page     56,     line     29,     leave out 'each House of Parliament and the Assembly' and insert 'the Assembly and each House of Parliament, or

      (b) a resolution of the Assembly and the House of Commons subsequently rejected by a resolution of the House of Lords, provided that the Referendum shall not be held until one year has elapsed since the date on which the instrument was approved by the House of Commons'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

55

Page     56,     line     17,     leave out Clause 102.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

32

Clause     103,     page     57,     line     7,     leave out from 'which' to end of line 9 and insert 'a majority of Assembly Members present and voting vote in favour'.

   

Ian Lucas
Mr Paul Murphy
Mark Tami
Albert Owen
Mr Dai Harvard

110

Clause     103,     page     57,     line     13,     leave out subsection (3) and insert—

    '(3)   The Secretary of State must—

      (a) within the period of 120 days beginning immediately after the day upon which it is received consult upon—

      (i) the voting system, and

      (ii) the number of Assembly members

      of an Assembly after the Assembly Act provisions have come into force, and

      (b) within the period of 180 days after the end of the consultation—

      (i) lay a draft of a statutory instrument containing on Order in Council under section 102(1) before each House of Parliament, or

      (ii) give notice in writing to the First Minister of the Secretary of State's refusal to do so and the reasons for that refusal.'.

   

Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

56

Page     57,     line     1,     leave out Clause 103.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Adam Price
Hywel Williams

124

Clause     104,     page     57,     line     38,     at end add—

    '(5)   This section is subject to section [Commencement of provisions relating to Welsh language].'.

 
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