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Equality Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Clause 20

 

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

Page 10, line 41, at end insert—
"(   )  Where the first or third requirement relates to the provision of information, the steps which it is reasonable for A to have to take include steps for ensuring that in the circumstances concerned the information is provided in an accessible format."
 

Schedule 3

 

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

Page 148, line 15, at end insert—
"(3)      Sub-paragraph (4) applies to a person (A) who may, in a case that comes within the Marriage Act 1949 (other than the case mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)), solemnise marriages according to a form, rite or ceremony of a body of persons who meet for religious worship.
(4)      A does not contravene section 29, so far as relating to gender reassignment discrimination, by refusing to solemnise, in accordance with a form, rite or ceremony as described in sub-paragraph (3), the marriage of a person (B) if A reasonably believes that B's gender has become the acquired gender under the Gender Recognition Act 2004."
 

Clause 78

 

LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL

 

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

Page 50, line 26, leave out "may" and insert "shall"
Page 50, line 29, at end insert "which are discriminatory"
Page 50, line 31, leave out "250" and insert "100"
 

After Schedule 7

 

LORD ROSSER

Insert the following new Schedule—
 

"SCHEDULE 7A

 

WORK: SEAFARERS

 

Application of Part 5

 1   (1)   Part 5 of this Act applies to a seafarer who works wholly or partly within Great Britain (including United Kingdom waters adjacent to Great Britain) if—
(a)  the seafarer is on a United Kingdom ship and the ship's entry in the register maintained under section 8 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 specifies a port in Great Britain as the ship's port of choice, or
(b)  the seafarer is on a hovercraft registered in the United Kingdom and is operated by a person whose principal place of business, or ordinary residence, is in Great Britain.
(2)      Part 5 of this Act also applies to a seafarer who works wholly or partly within Great Britain (including United Kingdom waters adjacent to Great Britain) and who is—
(a)  on a ship registered in or entitled to fly the flag of an EEA State other than the United Kingdom, or
(c)  on a hovercraft registered in an EEA State other than the United Kingdom,
  if paragraph (3) applies.
(3)      This paragraph applies if—
(a)  the ship or hovercraft is in United Kingdom waters adjacent to Great Britain,
(b)  the seafarer has attained the age of 18,
(c)  the seafarer is a British citizen or a national of an EEA State other than the United Kingdom, or of a designated state, and
(d)  the legal relationship of the seafarer's employment can be located within Great Britain or retains a sufficiently close link with Great Britain.
 2   (1)   Part 5 of this Act applies to a seafarer who works wholly outside Great Britain and United Kingdom waters adjacent to Great Britain if—
(a)  the seafarer is on a United Kingdom ship and the ship's entry in the register maintained under section 8 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 specifies a port in Great Britain as the ship's port of choice, or
(b)  the seafarer is on a hovercraft registered in the United Kingdom and is operated by a person whose principal place of business, or ordinary residence, is in Great Britain,
  and paragraph (2) applies.
(2)      This paragraph applies if—
(a)  the seafarer is a British citizen, or a national of an EEA State other than the United Kingdom, or of a designated state, and
(b)  the legal relationship of the seafarer's employment can be located within Great Britain or retains a sufficiently close link with Great Britain.
 

Interpretation

 3   (1)   In this Schedule—
 "British citizen" has the same meaning as in the British Nationality Act 2010;
 "designated state" means the countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Most Serene Republic of San Marino, the Peoples' Democratic Republic of Algeria, the Republic of Croatia, the Republic of Macedonia, the Republic of Tunisia, the Republic of Turkey, the Russian Federation and the Swiss Confederation;
 "United Kingdom ship" means a ship registered in the United Kingdom under Part II of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995(a);
 "United Kingdom waters" means the sea or other waters within the seaward limits of the territorial sea of the United Kingdom."
 

Clause 81

 

LORD ROSSER

Page 52, leave out line 35
 

Afte Clause 82

 

LORD ROSSER

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Mariners
  In the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 for section 40 (Mariners) substitute—
"40Mariners
  For the purposes of this Act, an individual employed to work on a ship which either—
(a)  is registered in the United Kingdom under Part 2 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 and that individual is ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom; or
(b)  is trading solely between United Kingdom ports, anchorages, roadsteads, or offshore installations,
 shall be treated as an individual who under his contract ordinarily works in the United Kingdom, unless that employment is wholly outside the United Kingdom; and related expressions shall be construed accordingly."
 

Schedule 9

 

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

Page 171, line 3, at end insert—
"(   )  a requirement related to religion or belief"
 

Clause 84

 

LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL

 

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

Page 54, line 40, leave out paragraph (c)
 

Schedule 13

 

BARONESS WILKINS

Page 188, line 31, after "paragraph" insert "—
(a)  "
Page 188, line 33, at end insert ";
(b)  the reference in section 20(3) or (5) to a disabled person is—
(i)  in relation to a relevant matter within sub-paragraph (4)(a), a reference to disabled persons generally;
(ii)  in relation to a relevant matter within sub-paragraph (4)(b), a reference to disabled pupils generally"
Page 189, line 11, after "is" insert "—
(i)  in relation to a relevant matter within sub-paragraph (4)(a), a reference to disabled persons generally;
(ii)  in relation to a relevant matter within sub-paragraph (4)(b) or (c), a reference to disabled students generally;
(iii)  "
Page 190, line 9, at end insert ";
(   )  the reference in section 20(3), (4) or (5) to a disabled person is—
(i)  in relation to a relevant matter within sub-paragraph (4)(a), a reference to disabled persons generally;
(ii)  in relation to a relevant matter within sub-paragraph (4)(b), a reference to disabled persons generally who are enrolled on the course"
Page 190, line 23, at end insert ";
(   )  the reference in section 20(3), (4) or (5) to a disabled person is a reference to disabled persons generally"

 
 
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