Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 26th January 2006
CONSIDERATION OF BILL
CRIMINAL DEFENCE SERVICE BILL [LORDS], AS AMENDED
Power of Court to grant a representation order
Mr David Burrowes
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
To move the following Clause:
'(1) Notwithstanding powers conferred on the Legal Services Commission by section 1, the Court shall retain the power to grant a representation order upon oral application to the Court under circumstances in which it would not be practicable to refer the matter to the Commission.
(2) Paragraph 3B of Schedule 3 to the Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22) (financial eligibility) applies to the power in subsection (1) as if it were a power under that Schedule.'.
Mr David Heath
Page 3, line 21 [Clause 2], at end insert
'(5) The provision which may be made under sub-paragraph (4)(c) includes provision prescribing circumstances in which the person or body reviewing a decision may refer a question to the High Court for its decision.
(6) Section 16 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 (c. 54) (appeals from the High Court) shall not apply to decisions of the High Court on a reference under regulations under this paragraph.'.
ORDER OF THE HOUSE [13th DECEMBER 2005]
That the following provisions shall apply to the Criminal Defence Service Bill [Lords]:
1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee
Proceedings in Standing Committee
2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 12th January 2006.
3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Consideration and Third Reading
4. 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.
7. 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.
CRIMINAL DEFENCE SERVICE BILL [LORDS] (PROGRAMME) (NO.2):
Mr Geoffrey Hoon
That the Order of the 13th December 2005 (Criminal Defence Service Bill [Lords] (Programme)) be varied as follows:
1. Paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order shall be omitted.
2. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion two hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion for this Order.
3. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion for this Order.