Amendments proposed to the Northern Ireland (miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - continued House of Commons

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Equality of opportunity

   

Lady Hermon

NC8

*To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Section 48 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (action plans) is amended as follows.

    (2)   In subsection (1) for "women" substitute "Roman Catholics, women, ethnic minorities and other social groups".

    (3)   In subsection (2) for "women" substitute "Roman Catholics, women, ethnic minorities and other social groups".'.


REMAINING NEW CLAUSES

Northern Ireland Ministers

   

Mr Laurence Robertson

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    'In section 18 of the 1998 Act after subsection (8) insert—

          "(8A)   A Northern Ireland Minister shall not take up office until he has made a declaration before the Assembly pledging to support the Police Service or Northern Ireland and uphold the rule of law.".'.


Exclusion of Ministers from office

   

Mr Laurence Robertson

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   In section 30 of the 1998 Act after subsection (1)(b) add—

          "(c) because he is no longer committed to supporting the Police Service of Northern Ireland and upholding the rule of law in Northern Ireland.".

    (2)   In section 30 of the 1998 Act after subsection (2)(b) add—

          "(c) because it is no longer committed to supporting the Police Service of Northern Ireland and upholding the rule of law in Northern Ireland.".

    (3)   In section 30 of the 1998 Act after subsection (7)(d) add—

          "(e) is committed now and in the future to supporting the Police Service of Northern Ireland and upholding the rule of law in Northern Ireland.".'.


Determination by First and Deputy First Ministers

   

The Reverend Ian Paisley
Mr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel Dodds

NC5

*To move the following Clause:—

    'In section 4 of the 1998 Act (transferred, excepted and reserved matters), after subsection (2) insert—

          "(2A)   The Secretary of State shall not lay the draft of an Order before Parliament under subsection (2) unless the First Minister and Deputy First Minister acting jointly determine that the matter concerned should cease to be, or as the case may be, should become a reserved matter.

          (2B)   Any determination made under subsection (2A) shall not have effect unless it is approved by a resolution of the Assembly in accordance with subsection (3) below.".'.


Appointment of visitor for a child who is not being visited

   

Lady Hermon

NC9

*To move the following Clause:—

    'For Article 31(1) of the Children (NI) Order S.I. No. 755 (N.I. 2) substitute—

          "(1)   Where it appears to an authority in relation to any child whom the authority is accommodating under Article 21 for a continuous period of more than three months that it would be in the child's best interests for an independent person to be appointed to be his visitor for the purposes of this Article, the authority shall appoint such a visitor.

          (2)   In ascertaining the child's best interests under 31(1) the authority must take into account the child's age and understanding of the appointment of an independent visitor subject to subsection (5).".'.


Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 amendment

   

The Reverend Ian Paisley
Mr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel Dodds

NC10

*To move the following Clause:—

    'After Article 4(a) of the Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 there is inserted—

        "Any building to which Article 12 of the Rates (Capital Values, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 applies.".'.


Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 amendment

   

The Reverend Ian Paisley
Mr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel Dodds

NC11

*To move the following Clause:—

    'In subsection 15(b) of the Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, leave out "12" and insert "3".'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [13th MARCH 2006]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill:

Committal

    1.   The following shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House—

      (a) Clauses Nos. 1 to 7;

      (b) Clauses Nos. 10 to 12;

      (c) Clauses Nos. 19 to 22;

      (d) Schedule No. 2;

      (e) any new Clauses, other than any new Clauses relating to Part 2 or Part 4 of the Bill;

      (f) any new Schedules, other than any new Schedules relating to Part 2 or Part 4 of the Bill.

    2.   The remainder of the Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Committee

    3.   Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in two days.

    4.   The proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 7, new Clauses relating to Part 1 of the Bill, new Schedules relating to Part 1 of the Bill, Clauses 10 to 12, new Clauses relating to Part 3 of the Bill, new Schedules relating to Part 3 of the Bill, Clause 19, Schedule 2, Clauses 20 to 22, new Clauses relating to Part 5 of the Bill, new Schedules relating to part 5 of the Bill, other new Clauses, other new Schedules.

    5.   The proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on the second day.

    6.   Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to the proceedings in Committee of the whole House.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    7.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 27th April 2006.

    8.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Proceedings after Committee

    9.   When the provisions of the Bill considered respectively by the Committee of the whole House and by the Standing Committee have been reported to the House, the Bill shall be proceeded with as if it had been reported as a whole from the Standing Committee.

Consideration and Third Reading

    10.   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.

    11.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

    12.   Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

    13.   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.


NORTHERN IRELAND (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) BILL (PROGRAMME) (NO. 2)

   

Mr Secretary Hain
That the Order of 13th March 2006 (Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows:

    1.   Paragraphs 3 to 5 of the Order shall be omitted.

    2.   Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in two days.

    3.   Those proceedings shall be taken on each of those days as shown in the first column of the Table and in the order so shown.

    4.   Each part of those proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in relation to it in the second column of the Table.

First Day

ProceedingsTime for conclusion of proceedings
Clauses 1 to 7, new Clauses relating to Part 1 of the Bill, new Schedules relating to Part 1 of the Bill, Clauses 10 to 12, new Clauses relating to Part 3 of the Bill, new Schedules relating to Part 3 of the Bill.The moment of interruption on the first day.

Second Day

ProceedingsTime for conclusion of proceedings
Clause 19, Schedule 2, Clauses 20 to 22, new Clauses relating to Part 5 of the Bill, new Schedules relating to Part 5 of the Bill, other new Clauses, other new Schedules.The moment of interruption on the second day.

 
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