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Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 16th October 2007      

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Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill, continued

 
 

“(5A)    

Employers, corporate bodies or individuals whose activities have

 

resulted in the exposure of people to asbestos fibres, shall be under a duty

 

to take all reasonable steps to provide timely details of their insurers.

 

(5B)    

Such insurers shall have a duty to respond to claims enquiries in a timely

 

manner. The Secretary of State shall make provision by regulation to levy

 

charges where, in his opinion, there has been unreasonable delay in the

 

provision of such information.”.’.

 


 

Right of appeal

 

Andrew Selous

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr Stewart Jackson

 

Withdrawn  NC22

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Parents with care shall have the right to seek enforcement by magistrates’ court

 

(or, in Scotland by the Sheriff) of the Commission’s assessment of the non-

 

resident parents debt, if there has not been full recovery of the debt by the

 

Commission within one year of the Commission commencing enforcement

 

action to recover the debts concerned.’.

 

Mr James Plaskitt

 

Agreed to

 

That certain written evidence already reported to the House be appended to the

 

proceedings of the Committee.

 

Bill, as amended, to be reported.

 


 
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