Deregulation Bill (HC Bill 191)

Contents

  1. Measures affecting the workplace: general

    1. 1. Health and safety at work: general duty of self-employed persons

    2. 2. Removal of employment tribunals’ power to make wider recommendations

    3. 3. Apprenticeships: simplification

    4. 4. English apprenticeships: funding arrangements

    5. 5. Requirements to wear safety helmets: exemption for Sikhs

  2. Measures affecting business: particular areas

    1. 6. Driving instructors

    2. 7. Motor insurers

    3. 8. Private hire vehicles: circumstances in which driver’s licence required

    4. 9. Taxis and private hire vehicles: duration of licences

    5. 10. Private hire vehicles: sub-contracting

    6. 11. Agricultural Holdings Act 1986: resolution of disputes by third party
      determination

    7. 12. Shippers etc of gas

    8. 13. Suppliers of fuel and fireplaces

    9. 14. Sellers of knitting yarn

  3. Companies and insolvency

    1. 15. Authorisation of insolvency practitioners

    2. 16. Auditors ceasing to hold office

    3. 17. Insolvency and company law: miscellaneous

  4. Use of land

    1. 18. Recorded rights of way: additional protection

    2. 19. Unrecorded rights of way: protection from extinguishment

    3. 20. Conversion of public rights of way to private rights of way

    4. 21. Applications by owners etc for public path orders

    5. 22. Extension of powers to authorise erection of gates at owner’s request

    6. 23. Applications for certain orders under Highways Act 1980: cost recovery

    7. 24. Public rights of way: procedure

    8. 25. Erection of public statues (London): removal of consent requirement

  5. Housing and development

    1. 26. Reduction of qualifying period for right to buy

    2. 27. Removal of power to require preparation of housing strategies

    3. 28. Optional building requirements

    4. 29. Amendment of Planning and Energy Act 2008

  6. Transport

    1. 30. Removal of restrictions on provision of passenger rail services

    2. 31. Reduction of burdens relating to the use of roads and railways

    3. 32. Reduction of burdens relating to enforcement of transport legislation

    4. 33. Removal of duty to order re-hearing of marine accident investigations

  7. Communications

    1. 34. Repeal of power to make provision for blocking injunctions

  8. The environment etc

    1. 35. Reduction of duties relating to energy and climate change

    2. 36. Household waste: de-criminalisation

    3. 37. Other measures relating to animals, food and the environment

  9. Regulation of child trust funds

    1. 38. Management of child trust funds: looked after children

    2. 39. Management of child trust funds: children 16 or over

    3. 40. Child trust funds: transfers

    4. 41. Child trust funds: safeguards for children’s interests

  10. Education and training

    1. 42. Abolition of office of Chief Executive of Skills Funding

    2. 43. Further and higher education sectors: reduction of burdens

    3. 44. Schools: reduction of burdens

  11. Alcohol and entertainment

    1. 45. Temporary event notices: increase in maximum number of events per year

    2. 46. Personal licences: no requirement to renew

    3. 47. Sale of liqueur confectionery to children under 16: abolition of offence

    4. 48. Late night refreshment

    5. 49. Removal of requirement to report loss or theft of licence etc to police

    6. 50. Exhibition of films in community premises

    7. 51. TV licensing: duty to review sanctions

    8. 52. TV licensing: alternatives to criminal sanctions

  12. Administration of justice

    1. 53. Repeal of Senior President of Tribunals’ duty to report on standards

    2. 54. Criminal procedure: written witness statements

    3. 55. Criminal procedure: written guilty pleas

    4. 56. Criminal procedure: powers to make Criminal Procedure Rules

    5. 57. “MAPPA arrangements” to cease to apply to certain offenders

    6. 58. Removal of requirement that prison closures be made by order

  13. Other measures to reduce burdens on public authorities

    1. 59. London street trading appeals: removal of role of Secretary of State in appeals

    2. 60. Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004: enforcement

    3. 61. Reduction in regulation of providers of social work services

    4. 62. Access to registers kept by Gas and Electricity Markets Authority

    5. 63. Repeal of duty to prepare sustainable community strategy

    6. 64. Repeal of duties relating to local area agreements

    7. 65. Repeal of provisions relating to multi-area agreements

    8. 66. Repeal of duties relating to consultation or involvement

  14. Legislative reform

    1. 67. Power to spell out dates described in legislation

    2. 68. Ambulatory references to international shipping instruments

  15. Legislation no longer of practical use

    1. 69. Legislation no longer of practical use

  16. Exercise of regulatory functions

    1. 70. Exercise of regulatory functions: economic growth

    2. 71. Functions to which section 70 applies

    3. 72. Guidance on duty under section 70

    4. 73. Sections 70 to 72: interpretation

  17. General

    1. 74. Consequential amendments, repeals and revocations

    2. 75. Financial provision

    3. 76. Extent

    4. 77. Commencement

    5. 78. Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Approved English apprenticeships

      1. Part 1

        Main amendments

      2. Part 2

        Consequential amendments

      3. Part 3

        Apprenticeships: Wales

    2. Schedule 2

      Driving instructors

      1. Part 1

        Amendments of Part 5 RTA 1988 (as amended by RSA 2006)

      2. Part 2

        Transitory amendments of Part 5 RTA 1988 (before
        amendment by RSA 2006)

      3. Part 3

        Consequential and related amendments

    3. Schedule 3

      Motor insurance industry: certificates of insurance

    4. Schedule 4

      Agricultural Holdings Act 1986: resolution of disputes by
      third party determination

    5. Schedule 5

      Auditors ceasing to hold office

      1. Part 1

        Notification requirements

      2. Part 2

        Miscellaneous

    6. Schedule 6

      Insolvency and company law

      1. Part 1

        Deeds of arrangement

      2. Part 2

        Administration of companies

      3. Part 3

        Winding up of companies

      4. Part 4

        Disqualification of unfit directors of insolvent companies

      5. Part 5

        Bankruptcy

      6. Part 6

        Authorisation of insolvency practitioners

      7. Part 7

        Liabilities of administrators and administrative receivers of
        companies and preferential debts of companies and
        individuals

      8. Part 8

        Requirements of company law: proxies

    7. Schedule 7

      Ascertainment of rights of way

      1. Part 1

        Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

      2. Part 2

        New Schedule 13A to the 1981 Act

      3. Part 3

        New Schedule 14A to the 1981 Act

      4. Part 4

        Highways Act 1980

      5. Part 5

        Consequential amendments

    8. Schedule 8

      Provision of passenger rail services

    9. Schedule 9

      Regulation of the use of roads and railways

      1. Part 1

        Permit schemes: removal of requirement for Secretary of State
        approval

      2. Part 2

        Road humps

      3. Part 3

        Pedestrian crossings: removal of requirement to inform
        Secretary of State

      4. Part 4

        Off-road motoring events

      5. Part 5

        Testing of vehicles

      6. Part 6

        Rail vehicle accessibility regulations: exemption orders

    10. Schedule 10

      Enforcement of transport legislation

      1. Part 1

        Drink and drug driving offences

      2. Part 2

        Bus lane contraventions

    11. Schedule 11

      Household waste: London

    12. Schedule 12

      Other measures relating to animals, food and the environment

      1. Part 1

        Destructive imported animals

      2. Part 2

        Farriers

      3. Part 3

        Joint waste authorities

      4. Part 4

        Air quality

      5. Part 5

        Noise abatement zones

    13. Schedule 13

      Abolition of office of the Chief Executive of Skills Funding

      1. Part 1

        Main amendments

      2. Part 2

        Consequential Amendments

    14. Schedule 14

      Further and higher education: reduction of burdens

      1. Part 1

        Measures applying to England and Wales

      2. Part 2

        Measures applying to England only

    15. Schedule 15

      Schools: reduction of burdens

    16. Schedule 16

      Amendments consequential on section 46

    17. Schedule 17

      Removal of consultation requirements

      1. Part 1

        Measures affecting England only

      2. Part 2

        Measures affecting England and Wales

    18. Schedule 18

      Legislation no longer of practical use

      1. Part 1

        Companies

      2. Part 2

        Industry

      3. Part 3

        Energy

      4. Part 4

        Transport

      5. Part 5

        Environment

      6. Part 6

        Animals and Food

      7. Part 7

        Education

      8. Part 8

        Criminal law