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Ms Karen Buck

NS2

    To move the following Schedule:—

‘London Waste Authority—consequential amendments

    The Greater London Authority Act 1999

    1 (1) The GLA Act 1999 shall be amended as follows.

    (2) For section 353(5)(b) (the Mayor’s municipal waste management strategy) substitute “(b) the London Waste Authority”.

    (3) In section 353(5)(d) for “waste disposal authorities in Greater London” substitute “the London Waste Authority”.

    (4) In section 355 (duties of waste collection authorities etc.) for “each of the waste disposal authorities in Greater London” substitute “the London Waste Authority”.

    (5) In section 356(1) (directions by the Mayor) for “a waste disposal authority in Greater London” substitute “the London Waste Authority”.

    (6) In section 360(1) for “359” substitute “359B”.

    (7) In section 360(2) (interpretation of sections 353 to 359)—

      (a) in the definition of “municipal waste” for paragraph (b) substitute “the London Waste Authority”;

      (b) in the definition of “waste authority” for paragraph (b) substitute “the London Waste Authority”; and

      (c) in the definition of “waste disposal authority in Greater London” omit “in Greater London”.

    (8) In section 424(1) (interpretation) in the definition of “functional body”, after “(b) the London Development Agency” insert “(ba) the London Waste Authority”.

    The Environmental Protection Act 1990

    2 (1) The Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43) shall be amended as follows.

    (2) For section 30(2)(b) (authorities for the purposes of this part) substitute “in Greater London, the London Waste Authority”.

    (3) In section 44A(5)(a) (national waste strategy: England and Wales) after “Agency” insert “and the London Waste Authority,”.

    The Joint Waste Disposal Authorities (Recycling Payments) (Disapplication) (England) Order 2006

3 In article 2 of the Joint Waste Disposal Authorities (Recycling Payments) (Disapplication) (England) Order 2006 (S.I. 2006/651) for “an authority established under regulation 2(1) of the Waste Regulation and Disposal (Authorities) Order 1985 and named in Schedule 1 to that Order” substitute “the London Waste Authority”.

    The Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978

    4 (1) The Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 (c. 3) shall be modified as follows.

    (2) Section 3(6) shall have effect as if—

      (a) “whose area is included in the area of a London waste disposal authority” were omitted, and

      (b) for “the authority in question” were substituted “the London Waste Authority, the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority or the Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority, as the case may be”.

    (3) Section 3(8) shall have effect as if for “a London waste disposal authority” were substituted “the London Waste Authority”.

    (4) Section 4(8) shall have effect as if—

      (a) for “in the area of a London waste disposal authority, that authority” were substituted “in Greater London, the London Waste Authority”, and

      (b) section 4(8)(b) were omitted.

    (5) Section 5(4) shall have effect as if for “whose area is included in the area of a London waste disposal authority, that authority” were substituted “, the London Waste Authority”.

    (6) Section 5(5)(a) shall have effect as if—

      (a) “whose area is included in the area of a London waste disposal authority” were omitted, and

      (b) for “the authority in question” were substituted “the London Waste Authority, the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority or the Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority, as the case may be”.’.


Ms Karen Buck

NS3

    To move the following Schedule:—

‘Promotions of Bills in Parliament by the London Waste Authority

This is the Schedule that is to be inserted as Schedule 29B to the GLA Act 1999—
“SCHEDULE 29B
Promotions of Bills in Parliament by the London Waste Authority

    Preliminary requirements

5 No Bill may be deposited in Parliament by virtue of section 359F(1)(a) until the requirements of paragraph 2 have been complied with.

    Consultation on draft Bill

    6 (1) The London Waste Authority shall—

      (a) prepare a draft of the proposed Bill (“the draft Bill”);

      (b) send copies of the draft Bill to the bodies and persons specified in sub-paragraph (2); and

      (c) consult those bodies and persons about the draft Bill.

    (2) Those bodies and persons are—

      (a) the Mayor;

      (b) the Assembly;

      (c) every London borough council; and

      (d) the Common Council.

    (3) Where the London Waste Authority sends copies of the draft Bill to those bodies and persons pursuant to sub-paragraph (1)(b), it shall also give those bodies and persons notice of the time within which, and the place at which, they may make representations about the draft Bill.

    Publicity for, and exposure of, the draft Bill

    7 (1) Throughout the consultation period, the London Waste Authority shall take such steps as in its opinion will give adequate publicity to the draft Bill.

    (2) A copy of the draft Bill shall be kept available by the London Waste Authority for inspection by any person on request free of charge—

      (a) at the principal offices of the London Waste Authority, and

      (b) at such other places as the London Waste Authority considers appropriate

    at reasonable hours throughout the consultation period.

    (3) A copy of the draft Bill, or of any part of the draft Bill, shall be supplied to any person on request during the consultation period for such reasonable fee as the London Waste Authority may determine.

    (4) In this paragraph “the consultation period” means the period which—

      (a) begins with the first day after the requirements of paragraph 2(1)(b) have been complied with; and

      (b) ends with the time notified pursuant to paragraph 2(3).

    Deposit of the Bill in Parliament

    8 (1) If, after the requirements of paragraph 2 have been complied with, a Bill is deposited in Parliament by virtue of section 359F(1)(a), that Bill must be in the form of the draft Bill, either as originally prepared or as modified to take account of—

      (a) representations made pursuant to paragraph 2;

      (b) other representations made within the consultation period; or

      (c) other material considerations.

    (2) In this paragraph “the consultation period” has the same meaning as in paragraph 3.

    Bills affecting statutory functions of London local authorities

    9 (1) If a Bill proposed to be deposited in Parliament by virtue of section 359F(1)(a) contains provisions affecting the exercise of statutory function by a London local authority, the Bill shall not be deposited in Parliament unless—

      (a) in a case where the exercise of statutory functions of one London local authority is affected, that authority has given its written consent to the Bill in the form in which it is to be so deposited; or

      (b) in a case where the exercise of statutory functions of two or more London local authorities is affected, at least 90 per cent. of all London local authorities have given their written consent to the Bill in that form.

    (2) In this paragraph “London local authority” means—

      (a) a London borough council; or

      (b) the Common Council.

    Publicity for the deposited Bill

    10 (1) This paragraph applies where a Bill (“the deposited Bill”) is deposited in Parliament by virtue of section 359F(1)(a).

    (2) During the period of 14 days following the day on which the deposited Bill is deposited in Parliament, the London Waste Authority shall take such steps as in its opinion will give adequate publicity to the Bill.

    (3) A copy of the deposited Bill shall be kept available by the London Waste Authority for inspection by any person on request free of charge—

      (a) at the principal offices of the London Waste Authority, and

      (b) at such other places as the London Waste Authority considers appropriate,

    at reasonable hours throughout the period the Bill is in Parliament.

    (4) A copy of the deposited Bill, or of any part of the deposited Bill, shall be supplied to any person on request during that period for such reasonable fee as the London Waste Authority may determine.”.’.

ORDER OF THE HOUSE [12TH DECEMBER 2006]

       The following provisions shall apply to the Greater London Authority Bill:

Committal

        1. The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

        2. Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 23rd January 2007.

        3. The Public Bill 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.

Other proceedings

        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.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [9TH JANUARY 2007]

       That—

        (1) the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 9th January) meet—

        (a) at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 9th January;

        (b) at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 11th January;

        (c) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 16th January;

        (d) at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 18th January;

        (e) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 23rd January;

        (2) the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 4; Schedule 1; Clauses 5 to 52; Schedule 2; Clauses 53 and 54; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

        (3) the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 23rd January.

NOTICE WITHDRAWN


The following Notices have been withdrawn:

Metropolitan Police Authority

Michael Gove
Mr Andrew Pelling
Robert Neill
Michael Fabricant

NC9

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘(1) Schedule 2A to the Police Act 1996 (inserted by Schedule 26 to the GLA Act 1999) is amended as follows.

      (2) Replace paragraphs 1 to 5 with—

“1 Where the Metropolitan Police Authority is to consist of twenty-three members—

      (a) twelve of those members shall be members of the London Assembly appointed under paragraph 2;

      (b) seven shall be borough representatives appointed under paragraph 3; and

      (c) four shall be magistrates appointed under paragraph 4.

    Appointment of members by the Mayor

    2 (1) The members of the Metropolitan Police Authority referred to in paragraph 1(a) shall be appointed by the Mayor of London in accordance with this paragraph.

    (2) One of those members must be the Deputy Mayor, except as provided by paragraphs 9(2)(b) and 17(b) of Schedule 4 to the Greater London Authority Act 1999 or unless the Deputy Mayor is disqualified from being appointed as or being a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority under paragraph 7 below.

    (3) The Mayor (or, where paragraph 9(2)(b) or 17(b) of Schedule 4 to the Act applies, the Chair of the London Assembly) shall ensure that, so far as practicable, the members for whose appointment he is responsible reflect the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among the members of the London Assembly.

    Appointment of borough representatives

    3 (1) The members of the Metropolitan Police Authority referred to in paragraph 1(b) shall be appointed in accordance with this paragraph.

    (2) They shall be members of London borough councils appointed by the Mayor on the nomination of the London borough councils acting jointly.

    (3) The London borough councils shall exercise their power to nominate the members under paragraph 1(b) above so as to ensure that, so far as practicable, the members for whose nomination they are responsible reflect the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among the members of those councisl taken as a whole.

    Appointment of magistrates

    4 (4) The members of the Metropolitan Police Authority referred to in paragraph 1(c)—

      (a) must be magistrates for commission areas which are wholly or partly within the metropolitan police district, and

      (b) shall be appointed by the person or body responsible for the appointment of members of the Greater London Magistrates’ Courts Authority under regulations made under section 30B of the Justices of the Peace Act 1997.”.’.


 
 
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