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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Tuesday 16 June 2009

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill

 

Mr Ian Lucas

 

1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out ‘make’ and insert ‘lay before Parliament a draft

 

of a statutory instrument containing’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is part of a set of amendments which provides that regulations under clause 1 may

 

be made only if Parliament has approved a draft of the regulations. This particular amendment

 

requires the Secretary of State to lay such a draft before Parliament.

 

Mr Ian Lucas

 

2

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  13,  leave out ‘making regulations’ and insert ‘laying a draft’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 1.

 

Mr Ian Lucas

 

3

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  20,  leave out subsections (4) and (5) and insert—

 

‘(4)    

If a draft laid under subsection (2) is approved by a resolution of each House of

 

Parliament, the Secretary of State must by statutory instrument make regulations

 

in the terms of the draft.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is part of the same set of amendments as amendments 1 and 2. It requires the Sec­

 

retary of State to make regulations if a draft of them has been approved by a resolution of each

 

House of Parliament.

 

Mr Ian Lucas

 

4

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  3,  leave out from ‘means’ to end of line 4 and insert ‘average

 

weekly earnings for full-time and part-time workers in England and Wales and Scotland;’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment alters the definition of average weekly earnings.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 16 June 2009                     

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Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Ian Lucas

 

5

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

For the purposes of this Act average weekly earnings are to be estimated on the

 

basis of information published by the Statistics Board.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment, which is related to amendment 4, provides that average weekly earnings are to

 

be estimated on the basis of information published by the Statistics Board (as established by the

 

Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007).

 


 
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