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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 17 June 2009

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill


 

[First Sitting]


 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  9,  after ‘section’, insert ‘127(5) or’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  2

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘considering’, insert ‘whether to refuse the

 

application for an extension of the person’s registration or (as the case may be)’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  3

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  13,  leave out ‘to terminate the registration’ and insert ‘so to

 

refuse or terminate’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  4

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  3,  after ‘section’, insert ‘127(5) or (as the case may be)’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  5

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  4,  after first ‘section’, insert ‘127(5) or’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  6

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  4,  after second ‘section’, insert ‘127(5) or’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  7

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  7,  after ‘Registrar’, insert ‘decides not to refuse the

 

application for an extension of the person’s registration or (as the case may be)’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  8

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  8,  after ‘decides’, insert ‘to refuse the application for an

 

extension of the person’s registration or (as the case may be)’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 17 June 2009            

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Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill, continued

 
 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  9

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  11,  after ‘decided’, insert ‘whether to refuse the application

 

for an extension of the person’s registration or (as the case may be)’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  10

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  13,  after ‘section’, insert ‘127(5) or’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  11

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  13,  after ‘Registrar’, insert ‘decides not to refuse the

 

application for an extension of the person’s registration or (as the case may be)’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  12

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  16,  after ‘Registrar’, insert ‘to refuse the application for an

 

extension of the person’s registration or (as the case may be)’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  13

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  19,  after ‘Registrar’, insert ‘to refuse the application for an

 

extension of the person’s registration or (as the case may be)’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  14

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  41,  leave out from ‘may’ to end of line 44 and insert ‘appeal

 

to the First-tier Tribunal’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  15

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  45,  leave out ‘Transport Tribunal’ and insert ‘First-tier

 

Tribunal’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  16

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  45,  leave out ‘they consider’ and insert ‘it considers’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  17

 

Clause  2,  page  4,  line  1,  leave out ‘consider’ and insert ‘considers’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill, continued

 
 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  18

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  15,  after ‘exercise’, insert ‘(whether in individual cases or

 

otherwise)’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  19

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

Regulations made by virtue of this section may, in particular, make provision for

 

the payment of fees.’

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clauses 4 to 7 Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  20

 

Schedule  1,  page  7,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

‘2A      

After subsection (8) of section 127 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

 

(extension of duration of registration) insert—

 

“(9)    

Sections 128(7A) to (7G) and 131A apply in relation to suspending a

 

person’s registration in connection with an application under

 

subsection (1) above as if the references in sections 128(7A) to (7G)

 

and 131A to—

 

(a)    

a notice under section 128(4) were references to a notice

 

under subsection (5) above, and

 

(b)    

the removal of the person’s name from the register were (or,

 

in the case of section 128(7E)(d), included) references to the

 

refusal of the person’s application for the retention of the

 

person’s name in the register.”’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  21

 

Schedule  1,  page  8,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

‘4A      

After subsection (8) of section 129 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) (as it

 

has effect without the omission of that section by Schedule 6 to the Act of

 

2006) (licences for giving instruction so as to obtain practical experience)

 

insert—

 

“(9)    

Sections 130(7) to (13) and 131A apply in relation to suspending a

 

person’s licence in connection with an application for a new licence in

 

substitution for a licence current at the date of the application as if—

 

(a)    

the references in sections 130(7) to (13) and 131A to—

 

(i)    

a notice under section 130(3) were references to a

 

notice under subsection (7) above,

 

(ii)    

the revocation of the licence were (except in section

 

130(11)(d)) references to the refusal of the person’s

 

application for a new licence, and


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 17 June 2009            

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Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill, continued

 
 

(iii)    

the decision not being in effect were references to the

 

decision not being in effect because the licence has

 

not expired, and

 

(b)    

section 131A(3), and the words “(whether or not the

 

Registrar’s decision has taken effect)” in section 131A(2)(b),

 

were omitted.”’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  22

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  11,  leave out from ‘may’ to end of line 14 and insert

 

‘appeal to the First-tier Tribunal’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  23

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  15,  leave out ‘Transport Tribunal’ and insert ‘First-tier

 

Tribunal’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  24

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  15,  leave out ‘they consider’ and insert ‘it considers’.

 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  25

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  17,  leave out ‘consider’ and insert ‘considers’.

 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  26

 

Schedule  2,  page  9,  line  35,  at end insert—

  

‘Section 127(9).’.

 
 

Paul Clark

 

Agreed to  27

 

Schedule  2,  page  9,  line  36,  at end insert—

  

‘Section 129(9).’.

 
 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Bill, as amended, to be reported.

 


 
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