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356B  

Supplemental provision concerning the Board

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State may by order make provision as to—

 

(a)    

the constitution of the Board;

 

(b)    

the appointment of its members (who must not be fewer

 

than 7 nor more than 13 in number);

 

(c)    

the payment of allowances and expenses to its members;

 

    

and such other matters in connection with its establishment and

 

administration as the Secretary of State thinks fit.

 

(2)    

The Board shall not be regarded—

 

(a)    

as the servant or agent of the Crown, or

 

(b)    

as enjoying any status, privilege or immunity of the Crown,

 

    

and the property of the Board shall not be regarded as property of,

 

or property held on behalf of, the Crown.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State may make payments by way of grant to the

 

Board towards expenditure incurred or to be incurred by it.

 

(4)    

The amount of any grant and the manner of its payment are to be

 

such as the Secretary of State may determine.

 

(5)    

Any grant may be paid on such conditions as the Secretary of State

 

may determine.

 

(6)    

Conditions under subsection (5) above may, in particular,

 

include—

 

(a)    

provision as to the use of the grant;

 

(b)    

provision as to circumstances in which the whole or part of

 

the grant must be repaid.”.

 

(2)    

In section 420(3) of that Act (orders subject to affirmative procedure)—

 

(a)    

after “an order under” insert “any of the following provisions”;

 

(b)    

for the word “or” at the end of paragraph (c) substitute—

 

“(cc)    

section 356B(1) above,”.”

Clause 38

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Page 40, line 21, leave out “so far as relating to Greater London”

19

Page 40, line 27, leave out “so far as relating to Greater London” and insert “in the

 

United Kingdom”

After Clause 38

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Insert the following new Clause—

 

“General duties of the Mayor with respect to his strategies

 

(1)    

Section 41 of the GLA Act 1999 (general duties of the Mayor with respect to

 

his strategies) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In subsection (4) (duty to have regard to certain matters in preparing

 

strategies) for the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b)(ii) substitute—

 

“(iii)    

climate change, and the consequences of climate

 

change; and”.


 
 

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(3)    

In subsection (7) (duty to include policies and proposals best calculated to

 

achieve certain objectives)—

 

(a)    

at the end of paragraph (b) insert “, and

 

(c)    

to contribute towards the mitigation of, or

 

adaptation to, climate change in the United

 

Kingdom,”;

 

(b)    

in the closing words (exception where action needed by virtue of

 

paragraph (a) or (b) is not reasonably practicable) for “or (b)”

 

substitute “, (b) or (c)”.

 

(4)    

After subsection (11) insert—

 

“(12)    

In this section—

 

(a)    

“climate change” has the same meaning as in section 361A

 

below, and

 

(b)    

in relation to climate change, “adaptation”, “consequences”

 

and “mitigation” have the same meaning as in that

 

section.”.”

Clause 39

21

Page 41, line 13, leave out “to comply with any guidance or directions” and insert

 

“to have regard to any guidance, and comply with any directions,”

22

Page 41, line 22, leave out “to comply with any guidance or directions” and insert

 

“to have regard to any guidance, and comply with any directions,”

Clause 40

23

Page 42, leave out lines 12 to 21 and insert—

 

“(2)    

The London climate change mitigation and energy strategy shall contain

 

the Mayor’s proposals and policies with respect to the contribution to be

 

made in Greater London towards each of the following—

 

(a)    

the mitigation of climate change,

 

(b)    

the achievement of any objectives specified or described in national

 

policies relating to energy.”

24

Page 42, line 24, after “dioxide” insert “and other significant greenhouse

 

substances”

25

Page 42, line 26, after “dioxide” insert “and other significant greenhouse

 

substances”

26

Page 42, line 32, at end insert—

 

“( )    

In subsection (3) above “other significant greenhouse substances” means

 

substances (other than carbon dioxide)—

 

(a)    

which contribute to climate change, and

 

(b)    

which the Mayor considers it appropriate to deal with in the

 

strategy.”

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Page 42, line 32, at end insert—

 

“( )    

In performing the duty under subsection (3)(c) above, the Mayor must have

 

regard to the desirability of advancing energy technologies which involve

 

the emission of lower levels of substances which contribute to climate

 

change.”


 
 

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28

Page 42, leave out lines 35 and 36 and insert—

 

“(b)    

the levels of emissions in, or attributable to, Greater London of

 

substances which contribute to climate change,”

29

Page 43, leave out lines 4 to 11 and insert—

 

“(6)    

The strategy must not be inconsistent with—

 

(a)    

national policies relating to mitigation of climate change, or

 

(b)    

national policies relating to energy.”

Clause 49

30

Page 49, line 20, leave out from second “in” to end of line 23 and insert “subsection

 

(3) (orders subject to affirmative resolution Parliamentary procedure)—

 

(a)    

after “an order under” insert “any of the following provisions”;

 

(b)    

for “or” at the end of paragraph (c) substitute—

 

“(ca)    

section 401A(7),”.”

Clause 50

31

Page 49, line 33, leave out “(whenever passed or made)” and insert “passed or

 

made before this Act”

Schedule 1

32

Page 54, line 8, at end insert—

 

    “( )  

In calculating the period of 3 weeks mentioned in sub-paragraph (3)

 

above, no regard shall be had to the period beginning with the day of the

 

poll at an ordinary election and ending with the day on which the Chair

 

of the Assembly and the Deputy Chair of the Assembly are elected under

 

section 52(2) of this Act.”

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Page 55, line 24, at end insert—

 

  “(1A)  

The Assembly may arrange under section 54(1)(b) of this Act for any of

 

the following functions to be discharged on its behalf by the Chair of the

 

Assembly—

 

(a)    

its function under paragraph 6(1) above of deciding whether to

 

hold a confirmation hearing;

 

(b)    

its function under paragraph 6(4) above of deciding whether to

 

request the candidate to produce any documents.”

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Page 55, line 25, leave out from the beginning to “arrange” and insert “Except as

 

provided by sub-paragraphs (1) and (1A) above, neither the Assembly nor an

 

ordinary committee may”


 
 

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