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Greater London Authority Bill, continued

 
 

      (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

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Not called  NS3

 

To move the following Schedule:—


 
 

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‘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

 

1          

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

 

2    (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

 

3    (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

 

4    (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—


 
 

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Greater London Authority Bill, continued

 
 

(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

 

5    (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

 

6    (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.”.’.

 


 

Secretary Ruth Kelly

 

Agreed to  15

 

Page  53,  line  34  [Schedule  2],  column 2, at beginning insert—

  

‘In section 30(5), the word “and” at the end of

 
  

paragraph (aa).’.

 

 
 

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Greater London Authority Bill, continued

 
 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Not called  2

 

Page  53,  line  36  [Schedule  2],  at end insert—

  

‘Section 356(3).’.

 
 


 

Secretary Ruth Kelly

 

Agreed to  16

 

Page  54,  line  3  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘and (5)’ and insert ‘, (5) and (5A)’.

 

Secretary Ruth Kelly

 

Agreed to  17

 

Page  54,  line  3  [Schedule  2],  at end add—

 

‘Railways Act 2005 (c. 14)

Section 17(6).’.

 
 

Bill read the third time, and passed, on division.

 


 
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