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Amendment Paper as at
Monday 27th February 2006

CONSIDERATION OF BILL


GOVERNMENT OF WALES BILL, AS AMENDED


NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Government of Wales Bill (Programme) (No. 2).

   

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

1

Page     4,     line     36     [Clause     7],     leave out subsections (5) and (6) and insert—

    '(5)   The list must not include a person—

      (a) who is included on any other list submitted for the Assembly electoral region or any list submitted for another Assembly electoral region,

      (b) who is an individual candidate to be an Assembly member for the Assembly electoral region or another Assembly electoral region,

      (c) who is a candidate to be the Assembly member for an Assembly constituency which is not included in the Assembly electoral region, or

      (d) who is a candidate to be the Assembly member for an Assembly constituency included in the Assembly electoral region but is not a candidate of the party.

    (6)   A person may not be an individual candidate to be an Assembly member for the Assembly electoral region if he is—

      (a) included on a list submitted by a registered political party for the Assembly electoral region or another Assembly electoral region,

      (b) an individual candidate to be an Assembly member for another Assembly electoral region,

      (c) a candidate to be the Assembly member for an Assembly constituency which is not included in the Assembly electoral region, or

      (d) a candidate of any registered political party to be the Assembly member for an Assembly constituency included in the Assembly electoral region.'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

8

Page     4,     line     42     [Clause     7],     at end insert '(unless section [Person filling constituency vacancy to be eligible as constituency member or regional member at subsequent general election] applies).'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

9

Page     5,     line     8     [Clause     7],     at end insert '(unless section [Person filling constituency vacancy to be eligible as constituency member or regional member at subsequent general election] applies).'.


   

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

2

Page     7,     line     43     [Clause     11],     leave out subsection (8).


   


Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

28

Page     8,     line     18     [Clause     12],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   For the purposes of subsection (1), section 2 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (c.2) (local government electors) shall have effect as if for subsection (1) (d) there were substituted—

          "(d) is of voting age (that is, 16 years or over)".'.

   


Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

29

Page     8,     line     20     [Clause     12],     leave out paragraph (a).


   

Mr Secretary Hain

32

Page     13,     line     40     [Clause     22],     leave out 'immediately before' and insert 'when'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

33

Page     14,     line     2     [Clause     22],     leave out 'immediately before' and insert 'when'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

20

Page     14,     line     15     [Clause     23],     after 'affirmation)', insert 'or in the form of the Assembly Oath set out in subsection (1A)'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

21

Page     14,     line     16     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The wording of the Assembly Oath shall be—

        "I do solemnly swear to discharge the responsibilities required of me to the best of my abilities and faithfully serve the people of Wales whom I here represent".'.


   


Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

30

Page     17,     line     17     [Clause     27],     at end insert 'not belonging to the same political group.'.


   

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

14

Page     18,     line     11,     leave out Clause 29.

   

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

3

Page     18,     line     14     [Clause     29],     leave out subsections (2) to (9) and insert—

    '(1A)   The standing orders shall include provision for ensuring that in apportioning Members to committees and sub-committees regard is had to the balance of political parties represented in the Assembly.'.

   


Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

31

Page     18,     line     14     [Clause     29],     leave out subsections (2) to (9) and insert—

    '(1A)   The members of any committee established by the Assembly under section 28 (1)—

      (a) shall be elected by the Assembly from among the Assembly members, and

      (b) shall, unless that committee exists solely to provide advice, be elected so as to secure that, as far as is practicable, the balance of the parties in the Assembly is reflected in the membership of the committee.

    (1B)   The committees established by the Assembly under section 28 (1) shall be, as far as is practicable, chaired by members of political parties in proportion to the number of members of the Assembly belonging to each party.'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

17

Page     21,     line     40     [Clause     35],     leave out from 'effect,' to 'to' in line 41 and insert 'save in exceptional cases where it is not reasonably possible to do so'.


   

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

11

Page     27,     line     32     [Clause     45],     leave out 'Assembly Government' and insert 'Executive'.

   

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

12

Page     27,     line     37     [Clause     45],     leave out 'Assembly Government' and insert 'Executive'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

10

Page     30,     line     25,     leave out Clause 51.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillian
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

63

Page     35,     line     27,     leave out Clause 60.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillian
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

64

Page     35,     line     28     [Clause     60],     after 'anything', insert 'within their powers'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

18

Page     36,     line     14     [Clause     61],     at end insert ', including the implementation of any of the provisions of the Welsh Language Act 1993.'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillian
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

65

Page     38,     line     19,     leave out Clause 70.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillian
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

66

Page     38,     line     22     [Clause     70],     at end insert 'reasonable'.


   

Huw Irranca-Davies
Jessica Morden

62

Page     41,     line     4,     leave out Clause 75.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

4

Page     50,     line     7,     leave out Clauses 92 to 101.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

34

Page     50,     line     14     [Clause     92],     leave out 'proceedings of the Assembly' and insert 'Assembly proceedings'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin

5

Page     50,     line     17     [Clause     92],     at end insert '; and the Assembly may by resolution request that the Parliament of the United Kingdom legislate on any matter specified in Part 1 of Schedule 5.'.


   


Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

56

Page     110,     line     3     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

    'Matter 6.1

    Provision of planning applications for power stations with a generating capacity in excess of 50 MW.'.

   


Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

57

Page     110,     line     8     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

    'Matter 11.1

    Provision to set building regulation standards.'.


   


Lembit Öpik
Mr Roger Williams
Mark Williams
Jenny Willott

58

Page     111,     line     2     [Schedule     5],     at end insert—

    'Field 13A: Police, Probation and Prison Service'.



 
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