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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Tuesday 7 December 2010

 

Committee of the whole House


 

European Union Bill

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

1

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  12,  leave out ‘or the exemption condition’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

2

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  23,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

3

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  32,  leave out from ‘referendum condition’ to ‘is met’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

4

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  43,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

5

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  1,  leave out subsection (4).


 
 

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European Union Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

6

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(n)    

any other implementation of a power under the TEU or TFEU.’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

7

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  17,  leave out subsections (3) to (5) and insert—

 

‘(3)    

The required statement is a statement that there will be a referendum on that

 

treaty.’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

8

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘(l)    

a decision to extend the use of the European Financial Stability

 

Mechanism to member states other than the Republic of Ireland.’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

9

 

Clause  18,  page  11,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(1)    

The sovereignty of the United Kingdom Parliament is hereby reaffirmed.’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

10

 

Clause  18,  page  11,  line  30,  at end insert ‘and not by virtue of a common law

 

principle.’.

 

Parliamentary sovereignty

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Section 3(1) of the European Communities Act 1972 shall not extend to the

 

construction or interpretation by the courts of the United Kingdom as to the nature

 

or legal effect of parliamentary sovereignty and section (3) shall be amended

 

accordingly.’.


 
 

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European Union Bill, continued

 
 

Mr James Clappison

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Mr Douglas Carwell

 

Mr William Cash

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

11

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  24,  at end add—

 

‘(6)    

If the Minister’s opinion is that the effect of that provision in relation to the

 

United Kingdom is not significant the Minister must seek Parliamentary approval

 

for his opinion.

 

(7)    

Parliamentary approval is given if—

 

(a)    

in each House of Parliament a Minister of the Crown moves a motion that

 

the House approves of the Minister’s opinion; and

 

(b)    

each House agrees to the motion without amendment.

 

(8)    

If the Minister fails to obtain Parliamentary approval for his opinion the

 

significance condition is not met.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Mr Douglas Carwell

 

Mr William Cash

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

12

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  7,  at end add ‘, where Parliamentary approval has been given

 

to the approval of the accession without the holding of a referendum in the United

 

Kingdom.

 

(5)    

Parliamentary approval is given if—

 

(a)    

in each House of Parliament a Minister of the Crown moves a motion that

 

the House approves Her Majesty’s Government’s intention to give

 

approval to the accession without the holding of a referendum; and

 

(b)    

each House agrees to the motion without amendment.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Mr Douglas Carwell

 

Mr William Cash

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

13

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(ja)    

a decision which results in the participation of the United Kingdom in

 

any enhanced co-operation procedure.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 7 December 2010                  

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European Union Bill, continued

 
 

Mr James Clappison

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Mr Douglas Carwell

 

Mr William Cash

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

14

 

Clause  9,  page  7,  line  33,  leave out from ‘of’ to end of line 44 and insert ‘any

 

existing proposed measure under Title V of Part 3 of TFEU.’.

 


 
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