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Notices of Amendments


given on


Wednesday 24 June 2009


Public Bill Committee


Marine and Coastal Access Bill [Lords]


Huw Irranca-Davies




Clause  7,  page  6,  line  6,  leave out from ‘read,’ to ‘under’ in line 7 and insert ‘in


relation to the exercise by the MMO of functions’.


Member’s explanatory statement


The effect of this amendment would be that, in certain regulations, references to (or which include


a reference to) the Secretary of State would be read, in relation to the exercise of functions


anywhere by the MMO, as references to, or as including a reference to, the MMO instead.


Huw Irranca-Davies




Clause  21,  page  15,  line  1,  after ‘by’, insert ‘the MMO or’.


Member’s explanatory statement


This amendment would insert a reference to the MMO in clause 21(4) to ensure that Schedule 15


to the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (restrictions on disclosure of information)


applies where the MMO authorises the performance of a function under clause 15 or clause 19(6).


Huw Irranca-Davies




Schedule  4,  page  236,  leave out from beginning of line 35 to end of line 8 on page 237.


Member’s explanatory statement


This amendment would delete paragraphs 6 to 8 (amending the Fishery Limits Act 1976). These


provisions are redundant following a decision to deal with the issue in the transfer of functions


order that will be made to transfer fisheries functions in the Welsh zone to Welsh Ministers.


Huw Irranca-Davies




Schedule  5,  page  239,  line  12,  at end insert ‘(including the carrying out of the


sustainability appraisal under paragraph 7)’.


Member’s explanatory statement


The purpose of this amendment is to ensure consistency with paragraph 6(2)(a) of Schedule 6,


which contains similar requirements for the statement of public participation (SPP) in respect of


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marine plans and states that the SPP timetable must include time for the carrying out of a


sustainability appraisal.


Huw Irranca-Davies




Clause  51,  page  29,  line  34,  leave out subsection (2) and insert—



Where an MPS governs marine planning for a marine planning region, the marine


plan authority for the region must seek to ensure that every part of the region is


within an area for which a marine plan is in effect.’.


Member’s explanatory statement


The effect of this amendment would be to revise subsection (2) to make it clearer that each marine


plan authority must seek to ensure that one or more marine plans are in effect which, between


them, cover the whole of the authority’s region.


Huw Irranca-Davies




Clause  319,  page  223,  line  41,  leave out subsection (2).


Member’s explanatory statement


The effect of this amendment would be to remove the “Privilege Amendment” which was inserted


at Third Reading in the Lords to avoid infringement of the financial privileges of the Commons.


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