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Orders under this Schedule

 

11  (1)  

Every power to make an order under this Schedule shall be exercisable by

 

statutory instrument.

 

      (2)  

An order under paragraph 5 or 8 may be made only if a draft of the order has

 

been—

 

(a)    

laid before Parliament; and

 

(b)    

approved by a resolution of each House.

 

      (3)  

An order under this Schedule may—

 

(a)    

apply or incorporate, with or without modification, the provision of an

 

enactment or subordinate legislation relating to donations, elections or

 

referendums;

 

(b)    

make different provision for different cases, including different

 

provision for different parts of the United Kingdom and different

 

provision for Gibraltar;

 

(c)    

make provision subject to such exemptions and exceptions as the

 

Minister making the order thinks fit; and

 

(d)    

make such incidental, supplemental, consequential and transitional

 

provision as that Minister thinks fit.

 

Interpretation of Schedule

 

12  (1)  

In this Schedule—

 

“donation” means anything which is or corresponds to a donation within the

 

meaning of Part 4 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act

 

2000 (c. 41); and

 

“programme services” means any services which would be programme

 

services within the meaning of the Broadcasting Act 1990 (c. 42) if

 

Gibraltar were part of the United Kingdom.’.

 

 

Order of the House [28th JANUARY 2008]

 

That the following provisions shall have effect.

 

    

 

(1)    

In this Order, ‘allotted day’ means a day on which the first business

 

is—

 

(a)    

a motion in the name of a Minister of the Crown to approve

 

the Government’s policy towards the Treaty of Lisbon in

 

respect of specified matters,

 

(b)    

proceedings on the European Union (Amendment) Bill, or

 

(c)    

a motion to vary or supplement this Order.

 

(2)    

On an allotted day proceedings shall be taken in accordance with the

 

Table.

 

(3)    

Standing Orders Nos. 83D and 83E (Programme orders: conclusion

 

of proceedings) and 83I (Programme orders: supplementary

 

provisions) shall apply to proceedings to which this Order applies as

 

if they were subject to a programme order.

 

(4)    

On an allotted day no debate under S.O. No. 24 (emergency debates)

 

may take place until after the conclusion of proceedings specified in

 

the Table.

 

(5)    

The rule of the House against anticipation shall not apply to

 

proceedings specified in the Table.

 

(6)    

If a Minister of the Crown moves a motion to vary or supplement this


 
 

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Order (including, in particular, so as to make provision about Lords

 

Messages)—

 

(a)    

if the amendment does not reduce the amount of time

 

allotted overall to consideration of matters connected with

 

the Treaty of Lisbon, the Question shall be put forthwith, and

 

(b)    

otherwise, proceedings on the motion shall be brought to a

 

conclusion not later than three-quarters of an hour after

 

commencement

 

TABLE

 

Allotted



 
 

day

Proceedings

Latest time for conclusion

 
 

1

(A) Motion—‘That this House approves the

4½ hours after

 
  

Government’s policy towards the Treaty of

commencement

 
  

Lisbon in respect of provisions concerning the

  
  

following matters: fighting cross-border

  
  

crime; justice; policing; human trafficking;

  
  

and asylum and migration policy.’

  
  

(B) Committee on the Bill: any selected

1½ hours after

 
  

amendments to Clause 1 and the Question,

commencement

 
  

That Clause 1 stand part of the Bill; any

  
  

selected amendments to Clause 2 relating to

  
  

the matters specified in paragraph (A).

  
 

2

(A) Motion—‘That this House approves the

4½ hours after

 
  

Government’s policy towards the Treaty of

commencement

 
  

Lisbon in respect of provisions concerning

  
  

energy.’

  
  

(B) Committee on the Bill—any selected

1½ hours after

 
  

amendments to Clause 2 relating to energy.

commencement

 
 

3

(A) Motion—‘That this House approves the

4½ hours after

 
  

Government’s policy towards the Treaty of

commencement

 
  

Lisbon in respect of provisions concerning

  
  

human rights.’

  
  

(B) Committee on the Bill—any selected

1½ hours after

 
  

amendments to Clause 2 relating to human

commencement

 
  

rights.

  
 

4

(A) Motion—‘That this House approves the

4½ hours after

 
  

Government’s policy towards the Treaty of

commencement

 
  

Lisbon in respect of provisions concerning the

  
  

single market.’

  
  

(B) Committee on the Bill—any selected

1½ hours after

 
  

amendments to Clause 2 relating to the single

commencement

 
  

market.

  
 

5

(A) Motion—‘That this House approves the

4½ hours after

 
  

Government’s policy towards the Treaty of

commencement

 
  

Lisbon in respect of provisions concerning

  
  

foreign, security and defence policy.’

  
  

(B) Committee on the Bill—any selected

1½ hours after

 
  

amendments to Clause 2 relating to foreign,

commencement

 
  

security and defence policy.

  
 

6

(A) Motion—‘That this House approves the

4½ hours after

 
  

Government’s policy towards the Treaty of

commencement

 
  

Lisbon in respect of provisions concerning

  
  

international development.’

  
  

(B) Committee on the Bill—any selected

1½ hours after

 
  

amendments to Clause 2 relating to

commencement

 
  

international development.

  
 

7

(A) Motion—‘That this House approves the

4½ hours after

 
  

Government’s policy towards the Treaty of

commencement

 
  

Lisbon in respect of provisions concerning the

  
  

effectiveness of the EU institutions and EU

  
  

decision-making.’

  
  

(B) Committee on the Bill—any selected

1½ hours after

 
  

amendments to Clause 2 relating to the

commencement

 
  

matters specified in paragraph (A).

  
 

8

(A) Motion—‘That this House approves the

4½ hours after

 
  

Government’s policy towards the Treaty of

commencement

 
  

Lisbon in respect of provisions concerning

  
  

climate change.’

  
  

(B) Committee on the Bill—any selected

1½ hours after

 
  

amendments to Clause 2 relating to climate

commencement

 
  

change, remaining amendments to Clause 2

  
  

and the Question, That Clause 2 stand part of

  
  

the Bill.

  
 

9

Committee on the Bill—Clauses 3 to 7.

  
 

10

Committee on the Bill—Clauses 3 to 7, so far

The moment of

 
  

as not completed on Allotted Day 9.

interruption

 
 

11

Committee on the Bill—Clause 8, the

The moment of

 
  

Schedule, New Clauses and New Schedules.

interruption

 
 

12

Remaining proceedings on the Bill.

6 hours after

 
   

commencement

 

 
 

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NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices have been withdrawn:

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

21

 

Clause  8,  page  4,  leave out lines 1 to 8 and insert ‘The provisions of this Act come into

 

force in accordance with section [Referendum]’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

62

 

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

 


 
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