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Parliamentary Standards Bill


MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


      The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Order tabled for 20th July 2009, as follows—

Clauses 1 and 2
Schedules 1 to 3
Clauses 3 to 13

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

After Clause 1

 

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

1*Insert the following new Clause—
  "House of Lords
(1)  Nothing in this Act shall affect the House of Lords.
(2)  But that is subject to—
(a)  section 13(5),
(b)  paragraphs 5(3) and (4), 16(2), 22(1), 24(2)(b) and 25(1) of Schedule 1, and
(c)  paragraphs 4(2) and 8(1) of Schedule 2."
 

LORD JENKIN OF RODING

 

LORD HIGGINS

 

LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

2*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Article IX of the Bill of Rights 1689
  Notwithstanding any provision of the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68), the European Convention of Human Rights or the Human Rights Act 1998 (c. 42), nothing in this Act shall be construed by any court in the United Kingdom as affecting Article IX of the Bill of Rights 1689."
3*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Supremacy of the United Kingdom Parliament
  Notwithstanding any provision of the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68), the European Convention of Human Rights or the Human Rights Act 1998 (c. 42), nothing in this Act shall affect or be construed by any court in the United Kingdom as affecting the supremacy of the United Kingdom Parliament."
 

Clause 2

 

LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND

 

LORD TYLER

 

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

4*Page 2, line 2, at end insert "("the Committee")"
 

Schedule 1

 

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

5*Page 15, line 29, at end insert "("the Committee")"
 

LORD JENKIN OF RODING

6*Page 15, line 34, leave out "consistency" and insert "the consistency specified under sub-paragraph (3)"
 

Clause 4

 

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

7*Page 3, line 3, at end insert—
"(1)  In section 3A(1) of the European Parliament (Pay and Pensions) Act 1979 (c. 50) (power to make order aligning MEPs' resettlement grants with MPs' resettlement grants), after "resolutions of the House of Commons" insert ", or a scheme under section 4 of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009,"."
 

After Clause 5

 

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

8*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Information and guidance about taxation
(1)  The IPSA must provide to members of the House of Commons—
(a)  details of any general information or guidance about taxation issues published by HMRC that it considers they should be aware of, and
(b)  any other general information or guidance about taxation issues that it considers appropriate (consulting HMRC for this purpose as it considers appropriate).
(2)  "Taxation issues" means—
(a)  issues about the taxation of salaries payable under section 3 and allowances payable under the MPs' allowances scheme, and
(b)  any other issues about taxation arising in connection with those salaries and allowances.
(3)  "HMRC" means Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs."
 

Clause 7

 

LORD JENKIN OF RODING

9*Page 5, line 5, leave out from "such" to "are" and insert "conditions as are specified by the IPSA under subsection (9)(d)"
10*Page 5, line 18, leave out from "such" to "are" and insert "conditions as are specified by the IPSA under subsection (9)(d)"
11*Page 5, line 30, at end insert—
"(d)  conditions for the rectification of any error on the part of the member"
12*Page 5, line 30, at end insert—
"(   )  The member may, if no fault is found by the Commissioner, require or refuse publication of the findings."
 

LORD PANNICK

 

LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL

13*Page 5, line 36, after "must" insert "be fair and"
 

After Clause 8

 

LORD TYLER

 

LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL

14*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Right of appeal
  A member of the House of Commons has a right of appeal to the Upper Tribunal against any determination by the Commissioner or the House of Commons which amounts to a determination of a criminal charge against the member or a determination of the member's civil rights and obligations within the meaning of Article 6(1) ECHR."
 

Clause 9

 

LORD JENKIN OF RODING

15*Page 6, line 38, leave out subsection (6)
 

Clause 13

 

LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND

 

LORD TYLER

16*Page 9, line 6, leave out subsections (3) to (5)

 
 
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