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Welfare Reform Bill


NINTH
MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE


      The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Instruction of 13th May 2009, as follows—

Schedule 6
Clauses 47 and 48
Schedule 7
Clauses 49 to 52

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Schedule 6

 

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

178ZCPage 93, leave out lines 28 to 35 and insert—
"(6)      The Minister may by regulations provide that, except in such cases as the regulations may prescribe, where the mother is required by subsection (1) to give information relating to the father—
(a)  the mother's duty under section 2A to sign the register is to have effect as a duty to sign a declaration in such form as may be so prescribed,
(b)  the registrar is not to register the birth of the child until such time as may be determined in accordance with the regulations, and
(c)  the entry in the register is to be taken for the purposes of this Act to have been signed by the person who signed the declaration."
 

LORD SKELMERSDALE

 

LORD TAYLOR OF HOLBEACH

178ZCAPage 93, leave out lines 36 and 37
 

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

178ZDPage 94, line 15, leave out "and"
178ZEPage 94, line 20, at end insert "and
(   )  provide that in prescribed cases where the alleged father is not required by the regulations to sign the register, the entry in the register is to be taken for the purposes of this Act to have been signed by the alleged father"
 

BARONESS THOMAS OF WINCHESTER

 

LORD KIRKWOOD OF KIRKHOPE

 

BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS

 

BARONESS AFSHAR

178APage 94, line 34, at beginning insert "Save where subsection (1A) applies,"
 

LORD SKELMERSDALE

 

LORD TAYLOR OF HOLBEACH

178AAPage 94, line 39, leave out from "registered" to end of line 41
 

BARONESS THOMAS OF WINCHESTER

 

LORD KIRKWOOD OF KIRKHOPE

 

BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS

178BPage 94, line 41, at end insert—
"(1A)      Where information is given by a person under subsection (1)(a), and confirmed by the mother under subsection (1)(b), regulations made under this section shall not permit the registrar to enter the person's name on the register as the father of the child, where—
(a)  the mother has made in the presence of the registrar a declaration in the prescribed form stating that she has reason to fear for her safety or that of the child if the father acquires parental responsibility under section 4 of the Children Act 1989 as a result of being registered on the birth certificate as the child's father; and
(b)  no order has been made by a court under section 4 of the Children Act 1989 that he shall have parental responsibility for the child."
 

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

178BAPage 95, line 2, leave out "and"
178BBPage 95, line 5, at end insert "and
(   )  provide that in prescribed cases where the person is not required by the regulations to sign the register, the entry in the register is to be taken for the purposes of this Act to have been signed by the person"
 

LORD SKELMERSDALE

 

LORD TAYLOR OF HOLBEACH

178BCPage 96, line 27, leave out ""12" and insert ""6"
178BDPage 96, line 30, leave out ""12" and insert ""6"
178BEPage 96, line 38, leave out ""12" and insert ""6"
 

BARONESS THOMAS OF WINCHESTER

 

LORD KIRKWOOD OF KIRKHOPE

 

BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS

178CPage 98, line 45, at beginning insert "Save where subsection (1A) applies,"
178DPage 99, line 2, at end insert—
"(1A)      Where under subsection (1), information is given by a person and confirmed by the mother, regulations made under subsection (1) shall not permit the registrar to enter the person's name on the register as the father of the child, where—
(a)  the mother makes in the presence of the registrar a declaration in the prescribed form stating that she has reason to fear for her safety or that of the child if the father acquires parental responsibility under section 4 of the Children Act 1989 as a result of being registered on the birth certificate as the child's father; and
(b)  no order has been made by a court under section 4 of the Children Act 1989 that he shall have parental responsibility for the child."
 

LORD SKELMERSDALE

 

LORD TAYLOR OF HOLBEACH

178EPage 101, line 17, leave out "2B(4)" and insert "2B(1), (4)"
 

Schedule 7

 

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

179Page 106, leave out lines 36 to 42
180Page 108, line 36, column 2, leave out "and" and insert—
"(aa) in paragraph (af) of the definition of "the relevant enactments", the words ", sections 62 to 65","
181Page 108, line 39, column 2, at end insert—
"(c) in paragraph (af) of the definition of "the relevant Northern Ireland enactments", the words "62 to 65,"."
182Page 109, line 15, column 2, at end insert—
"In Schedule 3, paragraph 3(e)."
183Page 109, line 23, at end insert—
"Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 (c.   19)Sections 62 to 66.
Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43)In Schedule 7, paragraphs 205 to 207."
184Page 109, line 32, column 2, at end insert—
"In section 8(2)(b), sub-paragraph (ii) and the word "or" before it.
Section 12(1)."
185Page 109, line 37, at end insert—
"Criminal Justice Act 2003
(c.    44)
In Schedule 32, paragraphs 130 to 132."
186Page 109, line 40, column 2, after "12(2)" insert ", 20"
187Page 109, line 40, at end insert—
"Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (c.   4)In Schedule 4, paragraphs 65 to 67."
 

After Clause 51

 

LORD NORTHBOURNE

188Insert the following new Clause—
  "Independent review of the implementation of this Act
(1)  Within three years of the day on which this Act is passed, the Secretary of State shall establish an independent review of—
(a)  the implementation of this Act,
(b)  the findings of the pilot schemes established under this Act,
(c)  any negative outcomes for families, children and other dependents resulting from the implementation of this Act.
(2)  The Secretary of State must lay a report before Parliament setting out the findings of the independent review."

 
 
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