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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 28 January 2010

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s):

 

Children, Schools and Families Committee 161–199

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Children, Schools and Families Bill

 

Mr Ken Purchase

 

306

 

Page  21,  line  21,  leave out Clause 16.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

307

 

Schedule  1,  page  38,  line  9,  after ‘shall’, insert ‘, for its own internal use’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

308

 

Clause  32,  page  28,  line  8,  after ‘publisher’, insert ‘or author’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

309

 

Clause  32,  page  28,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

‘(a)    

published only after the judgment is available and is’.


 
 

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

310

 

Clause  32,  page  28,  line  9,  after first ‘the’, insert ‘anonymised’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

311

 

Clause  32,  page  28,  line  12,  leave out ‘or’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

312

 

Clause  32,  page  28,  line  13,  at end insert ‘or,

 

(d)    

limited disclosure at the request of the parties involved, or upon the

 

Court’s own motion in circumstances not covered by the Family

 

Proceedings Rules part XI, as authorised by the powers of Court.’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

313

 

Clause  32,  page  28,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(h)    

applications under Part II of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (financial

 

relief for parties to a marriage and children of family);

 

(i)    

applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 (financial

 

provision for children).’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

314

 

Clause  32,  page  28,  line  34,  leave out out subsection 6 and insert—

 

‘(6)    

The Lord Chancellor may not amend the definition of “relevant family

 

proceedings” in subsection (5) by order made by statutory instrument unless—

 

(a)    

the Lord Chancellor has commissioned an independent review of the

 

existing definition, and


 
 

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

the conclusions of the independent review have been set out in a report

 

which has been laid before Parliament.

 

(7)    

No review for the purposes of subsection 6 may be commenced before the end of

 

the period of 18 months beginning with the time section 32 comes into force.’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

315

 

Clause  33,  page  29,  line  12,  at end insert ‘with the agreement of other interested

 

parties related to the case.’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

316

 

Clause  33,  page  29,  line  13,  leave out ‘may permit’ and insert ‘will always make it

 

clear that’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

317

 

Clause  33,  page  29,  line  13,  after ‘section’, insert ‘can be’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

318

 

Clause  34,  page  29,  line  26,  after ‘representative’, insert ‘or other member of any

 

news gathering or reporting organisation or any freelance journalist’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

319

 

Clause  34,  page  29,  line  30,  after ‘representative’, insert ‘or other member of any

 

news gathering or reporting organisation or any freelance journalist’.


 
 

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

320

 

Clause  34,  page  29,  line  41,  leave out ‘or’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

321

 

Clause  34,  page  29,  line  43,  at end insert ‘or

 

(v)    

sensitive or personal financial information’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

322

 

Clause  34,  page  30,  line  10,  after ‘court’, insert ‘and in accordance with the

 

limitations imposed by the Act’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

323

 

Clause  34,  page  30,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

Condition 6 is that the information is not recorded by an accredited news

 

representative or other member of any news gathering and/or reporting

 

organisation or any freelance journalist other than through hand-written or hand-

 

typed notes, and is not recorded visually or audibly.

 

(8)    

Condition 7 is that the publication shall not contain details of any written or oral

 

disclosure by a child or any medical details of a child.’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

324

 

Clause  35,  page  30,  line  25,  after first ‘the’, insert ‘wider’.


 
 

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205

 

Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

325

 

Clause  35,  page  30,  line  26,  leave out ‘a person’ and insert ‘any of the parties’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

326

 

Clause  35,  page  30,  line  37,  leave out ‘involved in, referred to in or otherwise’ and

 

insert ‘directly’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

327

 

Clause  37,  page  32,  line  19,  leave out ‘or’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

328

 

Clause  37,  page  32,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the information is also sensitive or personal financial information

 

relating to the proceedings, or’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

329

 

Clause  38,  page  32,  line  29,  leave out ‘reason’ and insert ‘reasonable cause’.


 
 

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206

 

Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

330

 

Clause  38,  page  32,  line  35,  leave out ‘reason’ and insert ‘reasonable cause’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

331

 

Clause  40,  page  33,  line  19,  leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert—

 

‘(a)    

the Lord Chancellor has commissioned an independent review of the

 

operation of Part 2 of this Act, and

 

(b)    

the conclusions of the independent review have been set out in a report

 

which has been laid before Parliament’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

332

 

Clause  40,  page  33,  line  23,  leave out subsection (4) and insert—

 

    ‘No review for the purposes of subsection (3)(a) may be commenced before—

 

(a)    

the end of the period of 18 months beginning with the time section 32

 

comes into force, and

 

(b)    

a full review has been completed of the findings from the pilot allowing

 

publication of anonymised judgments alone.’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

333

 

Clause  41,  page  33,  leave out from beginning of line 42 to end of line 2 on page 34 and

 

insert—

 

    ‘An account of proceedings, or of any part of proceedings, shall be taken to identify

 

     a person if—

 

(a)    

it contains any particulars of—

 

(i)    

the name, title, pseudonym or alias of the person;

 

(ii)    

the address or description (physical or by value) of any premises

 

at which the person resides or works, or the locality in which any

 

such premises are situated;

 

(iii)    

the physical description or the style of dress of the person;


 
 

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

(iv)    

any employment or occupation engaged in, profession practised

 

or calling pursued, by the person or any official or honorary

 

position held by the person;

 

(v)    

the relationship of the person to identified relatives of the person

 

or the association of the person with identified friends or

 

identified business, official or professional acquaintances of the

 

person;

 

(vi)    

the recreational interests, or the political, philosophical or

 

religious beliefs or interests, of the person; or

 

(vii)    

any real or personal property in which the person has an interest

 

or with which the person is otherwise associated; being

 

particulars that are sufficient to identify that person to a member

 

of the public, or to a member of the section of the public to which

 

the account is disseminated, as the case requires;

 

(b)    

in the case of a written or televised account or an account by other

 

electronic means, it is accompanied by a picture of the person; or

 

(c)    

in the case of a broadcast or televised account or an account by other

 

electronic means, it is spoken in whole or in part by the person and the

 

person’s voice is sufficient to identify that person to a member of the

 

public, or to a member of the section of the public to which the account

 

is disseminated, as the case requires.’.

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

334

 

Clause  41,  page  34,  line  49,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

is a person who has provided a sworn statement to the court within the

 

relevant proceedings.’.

 

Uncontested adoption proceedings

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Henry Bellingham

 

NC13

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Part 2 of this Bill shall not apply to uncontested adoption proceedings under the

 

Adoption and Children Act 2002.’.


 
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