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Notices of Amendments: 20 January 2011                  

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‘(1)    

The Parliament Act 1911 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 2(1), after “five years” there is inserted “or a Bill amending or repealing

 

sections 1 to 7 of the European Union Act 2011”.’.

 


 

Annual report on Part 1 of the Act

 

Priti Patel

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

NC7

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Prime Minister shall prepare and lay before the House each year a report on

 

the operation of Part 1 of this Act.

 

(2)    

The report shall identify—

 

(a)    

any statements made in the previous 12 months under section 5,

 

indicating specifically where Ministers have indicated an opinion under

 

section 5(3) as to whether a treaty or Article 48(6) decision falls within

 

section 4 of this Act, and any opinion given under section 5(4) of the Act

 

on the significance of the relevant provision in relation to the United

 

Kingdom;

 

(b)    

any powers and competences transferred under the terms of the TEU or

 

TFEU from the United Kingdom to the European Union within the

 

previous 12 months which—

 

(i)    

have, and

 

(ii)    

have not

 

    

required specific authorisation under any provisions of Part 1 of this Act;

 

(c)    

any powers and competences arising under any of the provisions of the

 

TEU or TFEU referred to in Part 1 of this Act which have been

 

repatriated to the United Kingdom from the European Union over the

 

previous 12 months; and

 

(d)    

any such powers and competences which the Prime Minister seeks to

 

repatriate to the United Kingdom from the European Union.

 

(3)    

The report shall also include—

 

(a)    

an assessment of the likelihood of further transfer of such powers and

 

competences in the succeeding 12 months;

 

(b)    

a cost benefit analysis of the impact on the United Kingdom of any

 

decisions made in the past 12 months under any of the provisions of the

 

TEU or TFEU powers referred to in Part 1 of this Act.’.

 


 

Repatriation of powers

 

Priti Patel

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

NC8

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—


 
 

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‘(1)    

Within twelve months of this Act receiving Royal Assent the Prime Minister will,

 

following a consultation, lay before the House a report providing details of the

 

powers and competences held by the European Union under TEU and TFEU

 

which the Government intends to repatriate from the European Union to the

 

United Kingdom.

 

(2)    

Subsequent to the report in subsection (1) being laid before the House, a

 

referendum will be held within six months to request from the population of the

 

United Kingdom a mandate for the Government to repatriate those powers and

 

competences back to the United Kingdom from the European Union.

 

(3)    

In the event that the result of the referendum in subsection (2) is affirmative,

 

through the provisions of Section 18, Ministers will make appropriate

 

arrangements to repatriate those powers and competences from the European

 

Union to the United Kingdom.

 

(4)    

Subsequent to the arrangements made under subsection (3), Ministers of the

 

Crown will negotiate the necessary amendments and revisions to TEU, TFEU and

 

European Union laws with the European Union for a period of not more than

 

twelve months.

 

(5)    

In the event that the negotiations referred to in subsection (4) do not result in the

 

appropriate amendments and revisions to fulfil the recommendations of the report

 

in subsection (1) and ratified by referendum in subsection (2), Ministers of the

 

Crown will prepare a Bill (“The Repatriation of Powers Bill”) to present to

 

Parliament to ensure those powers and competences specified in the report in

 

subsection (1) are repatriated from the European Union to the United Kingdom.

 

(6)    

The period of twelve months in subsection (4) can be extended for a further six

 

month period by Order of both Houses through the affirmative resolution

 

procedure.’.

 


 

European Union Referendum Committee

 

Edward Miliband

 

Mr Douglas Alexander

 

Mr Wayne David

 

NC9

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

There shall be a Committee, to be known as the European Union Referendum

 

Committee, to examine—

 

(a)    

any amendment of the Treaty on the European Union or the Treaty on the

 

Functioning of the European Union, whether by simplified or ordinary

 

revision procedure;

 

(b)    

any decision already provided for in those treaties, as set out in Schedule

 

1 to this Act;

 

(c)    

any treaty or Article 48(6) decision as defined in section 4 of this Act; and

 

(d)    

any decision as set out in section 6(2) or 6(4) of this Act.

 

(2)    

The Committee shall report to Parliament in respect of each such treaty

 

amendment or decision as to—

 

(a)    

whether it involves a significant transfer of power or competence, and if

 

so

 

(b)    

whether it requires a referendum to be held.


 
 

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(3)    

When the Committee has reported its view as to whether or not a referendum is

 

required, a Motion shall be moved in each House of Parliament to give effect to

 

that recommendation.

 

(4)    

If both Houses agree to recommend a referendum, a referendum shall be held

 

accordingly.

 

(5)    

The Committee shall consist of no more than 19 Members, drawn from both

 

Houses of Parliament, none of whom shall be Ministers of the Crown.

 

(6)    

The members of the Committee shall be nominated by the Speaker of the House

 

of Commons and the Lord Speaker of the House of Lords respectively, in

 

accordance with the Standing Orders or Resolutions of their respective Houses,

 

and subject to the approval of their respective Houses.

 

(7)    

Members of each House shall be members of the Committee until discharged by

 

their House or if they cease to be a Member of that House or if they become a

 

Minister of the Crown.

 

(8)    

The Committee shall elect a Chair from among those of its members who sit in

 

the House of Commons.

 

(9)    

The Committee may determine its own procedure, which shall be broadly in line

 

with that followed by Joint Committees of the two Houses.’.

 


 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Sam Gyimah

 

Steve Baker

 

Martin Vickers

 

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Title,  line  6,  after ‘Community’, insert ‘to amend the Parliament Act 1911 in relation to

 

certain provisions on such treaties;’.

 

 

Order of the House [7 DECember 2010]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the European Union Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

 

Proceedings in Committee, on consideration and Third Reading

 

2.    

Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on consideration and

 

proceedings on Third Reading shall be completed in five days.

 

3.    

The proceedings shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the

 

following Table.

 

4.    

The proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at the times specified in the second column of the Table.


 
 

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TABLE

 

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

 
 

Clause 18, new Clauses relating to

The moment of interruption on the first

 
 

Clause 18, new Schedules relating to

day.

 
 

Clause 18.

  
 

Clauses 1 to 5, new Clauses relating to

The moment of interruption on the

 
 

any of Clauses 1 to 5, new Schedules

second day.

 
 

relating to any of Clauses 1 to 5.

  
 

Clause 6, Schedule 1, new Clauses

90 minutes before the moment of

 
 

relating to Clause 6 or Schedule 1, new

interruption on the third day.

 
 

Schedules relating to Clause 6 or

  
 

Schedule 1.

  
 

Clauses 11 to 13, new Clauses relating

The moment of interruption on the third

 
 

to any of Clauses 11 to 13, new

day.

 
 

Schedules relating to any of Clauses 11

  
 

to 13.

  
 

Clauses 7 to 10, new Clauses relating to

The moment of interruption on the

 
 

any of Clauses 7 to 10, new Schedules

fourth day.

 
 

relating to any of Clauses 7 to 10,

  
 

Clause 14, new Clauses relating to

  
 

Clause 14, new Schedules relating to

  
 

Clause 14.

  
 

Clauses 15 to 17, Schedule 2, new

Two hours before the moment of

 
 

Clauses relating to Part 2, new

interruption on the fifth day.

 
 

Schedules relating to Part 2, Clauses 19

  
 

to 22, remaining new Clauses,

  
 

remaining new Schedules, remaining

  
 

proceedings in Committee.

  
 

Any proceedings on consideration,

The moment of interruption on the fifth

 
 

proceedings on Third Reading.

day.

 
 

5.    

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

 

proceedings in Committee, to any proceedings on consideration or to

 

proceedings on Third Reading.

 

Other Proceedings

 

6.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION BILL (PROGRAMME) (NO.2)

 

Secretary William Hague

 

That the Order of 7 December 2010 (European Union Bill (Programme)) be varied as

 

follows:

 

1.  

In paragraph 2, for ‘five days’ there shall be substituted ‘six days’.


 
 

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2.  

In paragraph 4, in the Table, for the entries relating to the proceedings

 

required (so far as not previously concluded) to be brought to a conclusion on

 

the fifth day there shall be substituted the following:

 

‘Proceedings

Time for conclusion

 
 

Clauses 15 to 17, Schedule 2, new

The moment of interruption on the

 
 

Clauses relating to Part 2, new

fifth day.

 
 

Schedules relating to Part 2,

  
 

Clauses 19 to 22, remaining new

  
 

Clauses, remaining new Schedules,

  
 

remaining proceedings in

  
 

Committee.

  
 

Any proceedings on consideration.

Two hours before the moment of

 
  

interruption on the sixth day.

 
 

Proceedings on Third Reading.

Two hours after the commencement

 
  

of proceedings on Third Reading or

 
  

at the moment of interruption on the

 
  

sixth day, whichever is earlier.’.

 
 

 

NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices have been withdrawn:

 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

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Clause  2,  page  2,  line  12,  after ‘Parliament,’, insert ‘the Bill for which was given a

 

Second Reading, by the first House of Parliament to give it a Second Reading, no sooner

 

than ten weeks after the date of the laying of the statement referred to in paragraph (a),’.

 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

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Clause  3,  page  2,  line  31,  after ‘Parliament,’, insert ‘the Bill for which was given a

 

Second Reading, by the first House of Parliament to give it a Second Reading, no sooner

 

than ten weeks after the date of the laying of the statement referred to in paragraph (a),’.

 


 
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