Government of Wales Bill—
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HEAD K-MEDIA AND CULTURE

  K1.   Broadcasting The subject-matter of the Broadcasting Act 1990 and the Broadcasting Act 1996.
  The British Broadcasting Corporation.
 

Exceptions

      Broadcasting in the medium of Welsh.
  Broadcasting in the medium of English in Wales.
      K2.   Public lending right The subject-matter of the Public Lending Right Act 1979.
  K3.   Government Indemnity Scheme The subject-matter of sections 16 and 16A of the National Heritage Act 1980 (public indemnities for objects on loan to museums, art galleries, etc.).
  K4.   Property accepted in satisfaction of tax The subject-matter of sections 8 and 9 of the National Heritage Act 1980 (payments to Inland Revenue in respect of property accepted in satisfaction of tax, and disposal of such property).
 

HEAD L-MISCELLANEOUS

  L1.   Judicial remuneration
  L2.   Equal opportunities Equal opportunities, including the subject-matter of—
(a)  the Equal Pay Act 1970,
(b)  the Sex Discrimination Act 1975,
(c)  the Race Relations Act 1976, and
(d)  the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
 

Exceptions

      The encouragement (other than by prohibition or regulation) of equal opportunities, and in particular of the observance of the equal opportunity requirements.
 

Interpretation

      "Equal opportunities" means the prevention, elimination or regulation of discrimination between persons on grounds of sex or marital status, on racial grounds, or on grounds of disability, age, sexual orientation, language or social origin, or of other personal attributes, including beliefs or opinions, such as religious beliefs or political opinions.
  "Equal opportunity requirements" means the requirements of the law for the time being relating to equal opportunities.
      L3.   Control of weapons Control of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.
  L4.   Ordnance survey The subject-matter of the Ordnance Survey Act 1841.
  L5.   Time Timescales, time zones and the subject-matter of the Summer Time Act 1972.
  The calendar; units of time; the dates of Easter.
 

Exception

      The computation of periods of time.
  The subject-matter of section 1 of the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971.
      L6.   Outer space Regulation of activities in outer space.
 

PART 3
GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

Welsh Public Authorities

 1   (1)   This Schedule does not reserve any Welsh public authority if some of its functions relate to reserve matters and some do not, unless it is a cross-border public authority.
(2)      Sub-paragraph 1 has effect as regards—
(a)  the constitution of the authority, including its establishment and dissolution, its assets and liabilities and its funding and receipts,
(b)  conferring or removing any functions specifically exercisable in relation to the authority.
(3)      Sub-paragraph (2)(b) does not apply to any function which is specifically exercisable in relation to a particular function of the authority if the particular function relates to reserved matters.
(4)      An authority to which this paragraph applies is referred to in this Act as a Welsh public authority with mixed functions.
 2      Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of this Schedule does not reserve any Welsh public authority with functions none of which relate to reserved matters (referred to in this Act as a Welsh public authority with no reserved functions).
 

Reserved bodies

 3   (1)   The reservation of any body to which this paragraph applies has effect to reserve—
(a)  its constitution, including its establishment and dissolution, its assets and liabilities and its funding and receipts,
(b)  conferring functions on it or removing functions from it,
(c)  conferring or removing any functions specifically exercisable in relation to it.
(2)      This paragraph applies to—
(a)  a body reserved by name by Part 2 of this Schedule,
(b)  each of the councils reserved by section C12 of that Part,
(c)  the Commission for Racial Equality, the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Disability Rights Commission.
 

Financial assistance to industry

 4   (1)   This Schedule does not reserve giving financial assistance to commercial activities for the purpose of promoting or sustaining economic development or employment.
(2)      Sub-paragraph (1)—
(a)  does not apply to giving financial assistance to any activities in pursuance of a power exercisable only in relation to activities which are reserved,
(b)  does not apply to Part 1 of this Schedule, except paragraph 9, or to a body to which paragraph 3 of this Part of this Schedule applies,
(c)  is without prejudice to the exceptions from the reservations in sections E2 and E3 of Part 2 of this Schedule.
(3)      Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the question whether any matter other than financial assistance to which that sub-paragraph applies is reserved.
 

Interpretation

 5      References in this Schedule to the subject-matter of any enactment are to be read as references to the subject-matter of that enactment as it has effect on the principal appointed day or, if it ceased to have effect at any time within the period ending with that day and beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, as it had effect immediately before that time."
 

Clause 94

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND

61A*Page 51, line 29, leave out paragraph (b)
61B*Page 51, line 31, leave out subsection (2)
 

THE LORD ROWLANDS

61CPage 51, line 40, at end insert—
"(   )  An Order in Council under this section shall include all of the principal features of the proposed Assembly Measure."
 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

62Page 51, line 41, leave out subsection (4)
 

THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH
THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
THE LORD ROBERTS OF LLANDUDNO

63Page 52, leave out lines 2 to 4
64[Withdrawn]
 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND

64A*Page 52, line 9, at end insert "and
(c)  a copy of a draft of the proposed Assembly Measure"
64B*Page 52, line 10, at end insert—
"(6A)  If, after receiving a copy of the resolution under subsection (6), the Secretary of State considers it appropriate to proceed with the making of an Order in Council, he shall lay before Parliament a document containing his proposals in the form of a draft of the Order.
(6B)  Where a document has been laid before Parliament under subsection (6A), no Draft Order shall be laid before Parliament before the expiry of the period of Parliamentary consideration, as defined in subsection (6C).
(6C)  In this section "the period for Parliamentary consideration", in relation to a document, means the period of six months beginning on the day on which it was laid before Parliament.
(6D)  In preparing the Draft Order in Council to give effect to proposals in a document laid under subsection (6A), the Secretary of State must have regard—
(a)  to any representations made during the period for Parliamentary consideration with regard to the document, and
(b)  in particular, to any resolution or report of, or of any committee of, either House of Parliament with regard to the document.
(6E)  When he lays the Draft Order in Council before Parliament, the Secretary of State must also lay a statement giving details of—
(a)  any such representations, resolutions or reports, and
(b)  the changes (if any) that he has made to his proposals in the light of those representations, resolutions or reports."
64C*Page 52, line 11, leave out subsection (7)
 

THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH
THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
THE LORD ROBERTS OF LLANDUDNO

65Page 52, line 11, leave out subsections (7) and (8) and insert—
"(   )  The Secretary of State must, before the end of the period of 30 days beginning immediately after the day on which notice of the Assembly's resolution is received, submit the draft to the Clerk.
(   )  It is for the Clerk to submit draft Orders in Council for approval by Her Majesty in Council."
66[Withdrawn]
 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND

66A*Page 52, line 14, leave out paragraph (a) and insert—
"(a)  lay a document before Parliament under subsection (6A), or"
67[Withdrawn]
 

THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH
THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
THE LORD ROBERTS OF LLANDUDNO

68Page 52, line 23, leave out "60" and insert "30"
 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 94 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 95

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 95 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 96

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 96 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 97

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

69Page 53, line 25, leave out subsection (2)
70Page 53, line 31, at end insert "and"
71Page 53, line 33, leave out "and"
72Page 53, line 34, leave out paragraph (c)
 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND

73Page 53, line 42, leave out from "Welsh" to end of line 44
 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 97 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 98

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 98 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 99

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 99 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 100

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 100 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 101

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND

74Page 56, line 2, after "by" insert "a resolution of each House of Parliament prior to their submission for approval by"
75Page 56, line 14, after "by" insert "a resolution of each House of Parliament prior to its submission for approval by"
76Page 56, line 22, after "by" insert "a resolution of each House of Parliament prior to its submission for approval by"
 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD HENLEY
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

77Page 56, line 33, leave out subsection (8)
 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 101 stand part of the Bill.

 
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