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Notices of Amendments: 25th January 2008                

439

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

126

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 21, inserted Article 6b TEC (TFEU) relating

 

to the protection and welfare of animals; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

131

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 46 to 49, amendments to Articles 32, 36

 

and 37 TEC (TFEU) relating to agriculture and fisheries; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

138

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 73, amendment to Article 78 TEC (TFEU)

 

permitting the repeal of that Article (which relates to the

 

economic disadvantages caused by the division of Germany);

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

139

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 77, amendment to Article 78 (2)(c) TEC

 

(TFEU) permitting the repeal of that provision (which relates to

 

the economic disadvantages caused by the division of Germany);

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

140

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 84, new Article 97a TEC (TFEU) relating to

 

intellectual property; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

141

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 85, inserted Article 97b TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to the single currency, and paragraph 86, amendments to

 

Article 99 TEC (TFEU) relating to broad economic guidelines;

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 25th January 2008                

440

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

143

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 88 to 110, amendments and new Articles

 

TEC (TFEU) relating to economic and monetary policy; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

145

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 114 to 122, inserted Article 136a TEC

 

(TFEU) relating to social partners, and amendments to Articles

 

137 to 140, 143 and 148 TEC (TFEU) relating to social policy;

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

146

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 123 to 125, amendments to Articles 149

 

and 150 TEC (TFEU) relating to education, vocational training,

 

youth and sport; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

147

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 126, amendments to Article 151 TEC

 

(TFEU) relating to culture; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

148

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 127, amendments to Article 152 TEC

 

(TFEU) relating to public health; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

149

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 131 and 132, amendments to Articles 158

 

and 159 TEC (TFEU) relating to economic and social cohesion;

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

150

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 142, inserted Article 172a TEC (TFEU)

 

relating to space; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 25th January 2008                

441

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

151

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 143 and 144, amendments to Articles 174

 

and 175 TEC (TFEU) relating to environment (climate change);

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr Alan Duncan

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Charles Hendry

 

Mr David Evennett

 

206

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 144(a), replacing the second subparagraph

 

of paragraph 2 of Article 175 TEC (TFEU), relating to a Council

 

decision to move matters under environmental policy to co-

 

decision; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

153

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 150, new Title XXIII and new Article 176D

 

TEC (TFEU) relating to administrative cooperation; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

28

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

the annual EU budget; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

34

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

European Union competence on public health; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

35

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

European Union competence on space; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 25th January 2008                

442

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Jon Trickett

 

Colin Burgon

 

Jon Cruddas

 

Frank Dobson

 

65

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

the provision of healthcare services; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 


 

Days 9 and 10

 

                        Clauses 3 to 7

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

39

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  leave out lines 12 and 13 and insert—

 

‘(c)    

may be made only if a draft of the order has been—

 

(i)    

laid before Parliament; and

 

(ii)    

approved by a resolution of each House’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

55

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  14,  leave out subsection (6).

 

Mr William Cash

 

56

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  14,  leave out ‘or instrument made under an Act’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

57

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  15,  leave out ‘or instrument’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

58

 

Page  2,  line  19,  leave out Clause 4.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

40

 

Clause  5,  page  2,  line  24,  after ‘Parliament’, insert ‘and endorsed in a national

 

referendum’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

59

 

Clause  5,  page  2,  line  37,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

Condition 3 is that where the treaty proposes to confer further competences on the

 

European Union requiring amendment of United Kingdom law or governance of

 

the United Kingdom in any material respect, that treaty shall be submitted to a

 

referendum as if it were a referendum under this Act.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 25th January 2008                

443

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

48

 

Clause  6,  page  2,  line  39,  leave out subsection (1) and insert—

 

‘(1A)    

A Minister of the Crown shall vote against or otherwise reject a proposed decision

 

in the European Council or the Council to be taken by unanimity that would or

 

could create obligations on the United Kingdom, unless Parliamentary approval

 

for the decision has been given in accordance with this section.

 

(1B)    

A Minister of the Crown shall vote against or otherwise reject a proposed decision

 

in the European Council or the Council in an area made subject to qualified

 

majority voting by the Treaty of Lisbon, and which would or could create

 

obligations on the United Kingdom, unless Parliamentary approval for the

 

decision has been given in accordance with this section.

 

(1C)    

Any decision adopted by the European Council or the Council by unanimity, or

 

in an area made subject to qualified majority voting by the Treaty of Lisbon, shall

 

not create an enforceable European Union right, European Union obligation or an

 

object of the European Union for the purposes of section 2 of the European

 

Communities Act 1972 if Parliamentary approval was not given for a Minister of

 

the Crown to support that decision in accordance with this section.

 

(1D)    

This section shall apply notwithstanding section 2 of the European Communities

 

Act 1972.

 

(1E)    

In this section, “the European Council” means that European Union institution

 

founded on Article 15 of the Treaty on European Union, and “the Council” means

 

that European Union institution founded on Article 16 of the Treaty on European

 

Union.’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

47

 

Clause  6,  page  2,  line  39,  leave out ‘may not vote in favour of or otherwise support’

 

and insert ‘shall vote against or otherwise reject’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

18

 

Clause  6,  page  2,  line  40,  leave out from ‘following’ to end of line 41.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

42

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The provision of Article 82(2)(d) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the

 

European Union that permits the addition of new aspects of criminal procedure to

 

those which may be the subject of directives decided by qualified majority

 

voting.’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

43

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The provision of Article 83(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European

 

Union that permits the addition of new areas of crime which may be the subject

 

of directives decided by qualified majority voting.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 25th January 2008                

444

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

44

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The provision of Article 86(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European

 

Union that permits the creation of a European Public Prosecutor.’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

45

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The provision of Article 86(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European

 

Union that permits the extension of the powers of the European Public

 

Prosecutor.’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

46

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The provision of Article 42(2) of the Treaty on the European Union that permits

 

the establishment of a common European Union defence.’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

49

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

A Minister of the Crown may not commit the United Kingdom to new

 

obligations, or alter the obligations of the United Kingdom, under the following

 

provisions unless Parliamentary approval has been given in accordance with this

 

section—

 

(a)    

Article 3 of the Protocol on the Position of the United Kingdom and

 

Ireland in respect of the area of freedom, security and justice, permitting

 

a notification of the wish to take part in the adoption of an act under the

 

EU’s area of freedom, security and justice,

 

(b)    

Article 4 of the Protocol on the Position of the United Kingdom and

 

Ireland in respect of the area of freedom, security and justice, permitting

 

a notification of the wish to accept an act under the European Union’s

 

area of freedom, security and justice,

 

(c)    

Article 329 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

 

permitting a request to take part in enhanced cooperation,

 

(d)    

Article 46 of the Treaty on European Union, permitting a notification of

 

the intention to participate in permanent structured co-operation, and

 

(e)    

Article 10(5) of the Protocol on Transitional Provisions, permitting a

 

notification of the wish to participate in police and criminal justice

 

measures with full jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Colin Burgon

 

Jon Cruddas

 

Frank Dobson

 

66

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

A Minister of the Crown may not vote in favour of or otherwise support a decision

 

under any article of the Treaty on European Union or Treaty on the Functioning

 

of the European Union that relates to, or in so far as it relates to or could be

 

applied in relation to, the provision of healthcare services by an NHS body unless

 

Parliamentary approval has been given in accordance with this section.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 25th January 2008                

445

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

19

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  leave out lines 21 to 35.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

50

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  leave out lines 21 to 25 and insert—

 

‘(2)    

For the purposes of this section, Parliamentary approval is given if an Act of

 

Parliament authorises Her Majesty’s Government’s support for a specified

 

proposed decision.’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

20

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  21,  leave out from ‘given’ to end of line 35 and insert ‘by Act

 

of Parliament’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

60

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  25,  at end insert ‘, by a majority of not less than two-thirds of

 

those entitled to vote in each House’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

61

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

No motion under subsection (2)(b) or (c) shall be made unless both the scrutiny

 

reserve resolution of the House of Commons of 17th November 1998 and the

 

scrutiny reserve resolution of the House of Lords of 6th December 1999 have

 

been fully complied with.’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

62

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  26,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

41

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  leave out lines 26 to 35.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Colin Burgon

 

Jon Cruddas

 

Frank Dobson

 

67

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  43,  at end insert ‘, and

 

(c)    

“NHS body” means—

 

(i)    

a Strategic Health Authority;

 

(ii)    

a Special Health Authority;

 

(iii)    

a Local Health Board;


 
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