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Health Bill


SIXTH
MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE


      The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Instruction of 14th March 2006, as follows—

Clauses 36 to 55
Schedule 3
Clause 56
Schedule 4
Clause 57
Schedule 5
Clauses 58 and 59
Schedule 6
Clauses 60 to 68
Schedule 7
Clauses 69 to 79
Schedules 8 and 9
Clauses 80 to 83

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Clause 36

 

THE BARONESS BARKER
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES

91Page 31, line 15, leave out from "all" to end of line 23 and insert "persons"
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS CUMBERLEGE

92Page 31, line 15, after "persons" insert "including such persons as are prevented through illness or incapacity from attending the premises of a contractor"
93Page 31, line 28, at end insert—
    "(   )  require that Primary Care Trusts ensure that all children receive an eye examination before starting compulsory education"
 

THE BARONESS BARKER
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES

94Page 32, line 18, at end insert—
    "(   )  Each Primary Care Trust must exercise its powers so as to promote the health benefits of regular sight tests for all persons."
 

Clause 37

 

THE BARONESS BARKER
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES

95Page 33, line 24, at end insert—
    "(   )  services such as a glaucoma referral refinement service within or outside the Primary Care Trust"
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS CUMBERLEGE

96Page 33, line 24, at end insert—
    "(   )  domiciliary services either within or outside the area of the Primary Care Trust"
 

After Clause 42

 

THE BARONESS FINLAY OF LLANDAFF
THE LORD CARTER
THE EARL HOWE

96AInsert the following new Clause—

"Palliative care services (No. 2)

  Each Primary Care Trust shall publish an annual report on their progress in implementing their local plans for community and in-patient palliative care services, including specialist palliative care services."
 

Clause 43

 

THE EARL HOWE

 The Earl Howe gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 43 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 47

 

THE LORD WARNER

97Page 43, line 9, at end insert "made by the appropriate national authority"
 

Clause 49

 

THE EARL HOWE

 The Earl Howe gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 49 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 50

 

THE EARL HOWE

98Page 45, line 23, leave out "member of the public" and insert "person to whom it is not necessary to disclose the information for those purposes"
 

Clause 65

 

THE EARL HOWE

99Page 53, line 9, leave out subsection (6)
 

After Clause 72

 

THE LORD PALMER
THE LORD MONSON

100Insert the following new Clause—
  "Prescriptions: labelling showing actual cost
(1)  The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/620) are amended as follows.
(2)  After regulation 11 insert—

    "11APrescriptions: labelling showing actual cost
    (1)  The packaging of any drugs or appliances supplied in accordance with regulations 3 to 6A shall carry a label showing the full retail cost of those drugs or appliances.
    (2)  Paragraph (1) applies irrespective of whether—
    (a)  there is an exemption from charging under regulation 7 or 7A, or
    (b)  a valid exemption certificate under regulation 8 is in force.""
 

After Clause 74

 

THE LORD PALMER

101Insert the following new Clause—
  "Tax relief on premiums for medical insurance
(1)  Where an individual makes a payment in respect of a premium under a contract of private medical insurance, it shall be deducted from or set off against his income for the year of assessment in which it is made for the purposes of calculating his liability to income tax.
(2)  In this section—
(a)  a premium, in relation to a contract of insurance, is any amount payable under the contract to the insurer,
(b)  a contract is a contract of private medical insurance where—
(i)  it either provides indemnity in respect of all or any of the costs of all or any of the treatments, medical services and other matters for the time being specified in regulations made by the Secretary of State, or in addition to providing indemnity of that description provides cash benefits falling within rules for the time being so specified,
(ii)  it does not confer any right other than such a right as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (i) above, and
(iii)  the premium under the contract is reasonable."
 

THE BARONESS FINLAY OF LLANDAFF
THE LORD CARTER
THE EARL HOWE

101AInsert the following new Clause—
  "Palliative care
  Whenever a decision is taken on a patient that cardiopulmonary resuscitation would not be appropriate, that patient shall be referred to a specialist in palliative care."
 

Clause 78

 

THE LORD WARNER

102Page 60, line 41, after "4," insert "5,"
 

THE EARL HOWE

103Page 60, line 41, at end insert—
"(   )  the first regulations under section 2(5),"
104Page 60, line 41, at end insert—
"(   )  the first regulations under section 6(2) and (3),"
 

Clause 82

 

THE LORD WARNER

104APage 63, line 2, at end insert ", and
(e)  (except for section 35(2)) any other provision of this Act so far as it—
(i)  confers power to make an order or regulations, or
(ii)  defines any expression relevant to the exercise of any such power.
  Subsections (2)(b) and (3) to (6) have effect subject to paragraph (e)."
 

THE LORD NASEBY
THE LORD STODDART OF SWINDON
THE LORD SKIDELSKY
THE LORD MONSON

105Page 63, line 9, at end insert—
"(   )  Chapter 1 of Part 1 and sections 75 and 76 so far as relating to offences under that Chapter come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint, but such day shall not be before 31st July 2008."
106Page 63, line 17, at end insert—
  "but such day shall not be before 31st July 2008"
 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

107Page 63, line 42, at end insert—
"(   )  Chapter 1 of Part 1 so far as it extends to England comes into force on 14th March 2007."
 

THE EARL HOWE

108Page 63, line 42, at end insert—
"(   )  Chapter 1 of Part 1 so far as it extends to England comes into force on such day following 1st July 2008 as the Secretary of State may by order appoint."

 
 
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