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(4)    

For the purpose of subsection (1) the responsible regional authorities in relation

 

to a region and the Secretary of State must have regard to the advice of the body

 

established under subsection (3).’.

 


 

Mr David Drew

 

David Taylor

 

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Page  53,  line  2  [Clause  72],  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The public shall be given an early and effective opportunity within appropriate

 

timeframes to express their opinion on—

 

(a)    

the key issues and options for the regional strategy, and

 

(b)    

the draft regional strategy.

 

(5)    

The responsible regional authorities shall establish and support a stakeholder

 

body which shall include social, environmental and economic partners, and

 

whose purpose shall be to provide advice on—

 

(a)    

the revision of the regional strategy, including its project management

 

and the vision of the strategy;

 

(b)    

the statement of community involvement prepared under subsection (1);

 

(c)    

arrangements for, and the report of the findings of, the appraisal of

 

sustainability prepared under section 74(2);

 

(d)    

the plan for implementing the regional strategy prepared under section

 

78(1);

 

(e)    

the report prepared under section 78(2).’.

 


 

Mr David Drew

 

David Taylor

 

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Page  56,  line  14  [Clause  78],  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

must use a full range of social, environmental and economic indicators.’.

 


 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

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Page  60,  line  19  [Clause  88],  after ‘authority’, insert ‘except where those functions

 

relate to land use planning’.

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

19

 

Page  60,  line  34  [Clause  88],  after ‘the’, insert ‘sustainable’.

 



 
 

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Secretary John Denham

 

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Page  82,  line  3  [Clause  137],  after ‘applies’ insert ‘in relation’.

 

Secretary John Denham

 

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Page  82,  line  7  [Clause  137],  leave out from beginning to end of line 13 and

 

insert—

 

‘(2)    

The contractual provision referred to in subsection (1) is ineffective unless—

 

(a)    

it is made in writing, is contained in the construction contract and confers

 

power on the adjudicator to allocate his fees and expenses as between the

 

parties, or

 

(b)    

it is made in writing after the giving of notice of intention to refer the

 

dispute to adjudication.”’.

 

Mr Nick Raynsford

 

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Page  82,  line  13  [Clause  137],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In the absence of an agreement under subsection (1) the adjudicator shall be

 

entitled to the payment of such reasonable amount as he may determine by way

 

of fees and expenses reasonably incurred by him.

 

( )    

The parties shall be jointly and severally liable for any sum which remains

 

outstanding following the making of any determination on how the payment shall

 

be apportioned.’.

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

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Page  82,  line  24  [Clause  138],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the issue of any notice, certificate, the making of any decision or on the

 

occurrence of any event under another contract.’.

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

6

 

Page  82,  line  25  [Clause  138],  leave out ‘do not’.

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

7

 

Page  82,  line  26  [Clause  138],  leave out ‘(but see section 113)’.

 


 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

20

 

Page  83  [Clause  139],  leave out line 8 to 10.


 
 

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Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

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Page  83  [Clause  139],  leave out lines 14 to 30 and insert—

 

‘(2)    

A notice complies with this subsection if it specifies—

 

(a)    

the sum that the payee considers to be or to have been due at the payment

 

due date in respect of the payment, and

 

(b)    

the basis on which that sum is calculated.’.

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

10

 

Page  83  [Clause  139],  leave out from line 41 to line 23 on page 84.

 


 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

11

 

Page  84,  line  31  [Clause  140],  leave out from beginning to line 46 on page 85 and

 

insert—

 

‘(2)    

For the purposes of this section , the “notified sum” in relation to any payment

 

provided for by a construction contract means the amount specified in the notice

 

complying with section 110A(2).

 

(3)    

Not later than 14 days after the payment due date the payer or a specified person

 

may in accordance with this section give to the payee a notice of the payer’s

 

intention to pay less than notified sum.

 

(4)    

A notice under subsection (3) must specify—

 

(a)    

the sum that the payer considers to be due on the date the notice is served,

 

and

 

(b)    

the basis on which that sum is calculated, and

 

(c)    

the precise reasons that justify the difference between the notified sum

 

referred to in subsection (1) and the sum in a notice issued under

 

subsection (3).

 

(5)    

A notice under subsection (3) may not be given before the notice by reference to

 

which the notified sum is determined.

 

(6)    

Where a notice is given under subsection (3), subsection (1) applies only in

 

respect of the sum specified pursuant to subsection (4)(a).

 

(7)    

Subsection (8) applies where in respect of a payment a notice under subsection

 

(3) is given in accordance with this section, but on the matter being referred to

 

adjudication the adjudicator decides that more than the sum specified in the notice

 

should be paid.

 

(8)    

In a case where this subsection applies, the decision of the adjudicator referred to

 

in subsection (7) shall be construed as requiring payment of the additional amount

 

not later than—

 

(a)    

seven days from the date of the decision, or

 

(b)    

the date which, apart from the notice, would have been the final date for

 

payment,

 

    

whichever is the later.

 

(9)    

Any contractural provision between the parties to a construction contract which

 

seeks to exclude or oust the provisions of this section is ineffective. It is


 
 

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inmaterial whether or not the contractural provision is contained in the

 

construction contract.’.

 


 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

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Page  85  [Clause  140],  leave out lines 39 and 40.

 


 

Secretary John Denham

 

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Page  87,  line  17  [Clause  144],  leave out ‘Chapter 2 comes’ and insert ‘Sections

 

[Mutual insurance] and [Mutual insurance: supplementary] and Chapter 2 come’.

 


 

Secretary John Denham

 

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Page  137,  line  40  [Schedule  7],  second column, at beginning insert—

  

‘Section 106(1)(b) and the preceding “or”.’.

 
 


 

Secretary John Denham

 

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Title,  line  5,  after ‘authorities’ insert ‘, their powers relating to insurance’.

 

 

Order of the House [1 JUNE 2009]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Local Democracy, Economic

 

Development and Construction Bill [Lords]:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 18 June 2009.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.


 
 

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Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of any message from the Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices have been withdrawn:

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

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Page  83  [Clause  139],  leave out lines 11 to 13.

 


 
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