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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Monday 15th October 2007

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Crown EMployment (Nationality) Bill

 

Gillian Merron

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

1

 

Page  1,  line  12  [Clause  2],  leave out ‘specified in the rules’ and insert—

 

‘(a)    

in a post of a description specified in the rules, or

 

(b)    

in a post of a description specified in the rules as one in the case of which

 

a Minister of the Crown considers it necessary that requirements as to

 

nationality must be satisfied.’.

 

Gillian Merron

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

2

 

Page  1,  line  14  [Clause  2],  leave out from ‘satisfied’ to end of line 15 and insert ‘in

 

the case of persons connected with such a person; and the rules may provide that any

 

requirement as to nationality imposed under this subsection in relation to a person

 

connected with such a person may be treated as satisfied if the connected person has or

 

had substantial ties with the United Kingdom.

 

(2A)    

For the purposes of this section the following are connected with a person—

 

(a)    

any parent or deceased parent of the person,

 

(b)    

any spouse or civil partner of the person,

 

(c)    

any person living together with the person as if they were spouses or civil

 

partners, or

 

(d)    

any parent of a person within paragraph (b) or (c).’.

 

Gillian Merron

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

3

 

Page  1,  line  16  [Clause  2],  leave out from ‘rules’ to second ‘by’ in line 18 and

 

insert ‘are to be made’.

 

Gillian Merron

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

4

 

Page  2,  line  2  [Clause  2],  leave out ‘related to, or living’ and insert ‘connected’.


 
 

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Crown EMployment (Nationality) Bill, continued

 
 

Gillian Merron

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

5

 

Page  2,  line  3  [Clause  2],  leave out ‘capacity’ and insert ‘post’.

 

Gillian Merron

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

6

 

Page  2,  line  4  [Clause  2],  leave out ‘any Minister or other person or body to grant

 

exemptions’ and insert ‘the granting of exemptions by the appropriate person.

 

(4A)    

In subsection (4)(b) “the appropriate person” means—

 

(a)    

in the case of posts in the Security Service, the Director-General of the

 

Security Service or someone nominated by the Director-General of the

 

Security Service,

 

(b)    

in the case of posts in the Secret Intelligence Service, the Chief of the

 

Secret Intelligence Service or a person nominated by the Chief of the

 

Secret Intelligence Service,

 

(c)    

in the case of posts in the Government Communications Headquarters,

 

the Director of the Government Communications Headquarters or a

 

person nominated by the Director of the Government Communications

 

Headquarters, and

 

(d)    

otherwise, a Minister of the Crown.’.

 

Gillian Merron

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

7

 

Page  2,  line  11  [Clause  2],  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

The power of a Minister of the Crown to make rules under this section is

 

exercisable by statutory instrument.

 

(7)    

A statutory instrument containing rules under this section is subject to annulment

 

in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

 

(8)    

Nothing in this section limits any power to impose a requirement which is not a

 

requirement as to nationality even if the ability of a person to satisfy the

 

requirement may be affected by the nationality of the person or any other

 

person.’.

 

Gillian Merron

 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

8

 

Page  3,  line  11  [Schedule],  at end insert—

 

‘European Communities (Employment in the Civil

The whole Order.’.

 
 

Service) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/617)

  
 


 
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