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given up to and including

Thursday 18th January 2001


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

STANDING COMMITTEE F

CHILDREN'S COMMISSIONER FOR WALES BILL


   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

1

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     9,     leave out 'ordinarily'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

2

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     10,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

3

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     13,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

4

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     19,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

5

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     21,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

7

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     2,     leave out 'ordinarily'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

6

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     4,     leave out 'in Wales'.


   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

8

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     12,     after 'rights', insert ', interests'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

9

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     12,     at end add 'with particular regard to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child'.


   

Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Elfyn Llwyd

42

*Clause     3,     page     2,     line     15,     at beginning insert—

    '(A1) The Commissioner may make appropriate representations about any matter affecting the rights or welfare of children ordinarily resident in Wales.'.

   

Mr Win Griffiths
Ms Julie Morgan

46

*Clause     3,     page     2,     line     15,     at beginning insert—

    '(A1) The Commissioner may make appropriate representations to the National Assembly about any matter affecting the rights or welfare of children ordinarily resident in Wales.'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

10

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     22,     at end insert—'or

    (c) the exercise or proposed exercise of any primary or secondary legislation in Wales'.

   

Mr Win Griffiths
Ms Julie Morgan
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Elfyn Llwyd

44

*Clause     3,     page     2,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(1B) In exercising his functions under subsection (1) the Commissioner shall have regard to the need to:—

    (a) maintain direct contact with children and children's organisations;

    (b) pay particular regard to the views of children;

    (c) promote respect for the views of children;

    (d) promote compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, as ratified by Her Majesty's Government and subject to such reservations as Her Majesty's Government made on ratification, unless subsequently withdrawn.'.

   

Mr Win Griffiths
Ms Julie Morgan
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Elfyn Llwyd

45

*Clause     3,     page     2,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(1A) The Commissioner may also review the effect on children of the failure of the Assembly or any person mentioned in Schedule 2A to exercise any function in relation to Wales.'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

11

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     23,     after 'Assembly,' insert ', with the consent of the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

12

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(2A) The Secretary of State may lay before Parliament an order to amend this section or Schedule 2A by—

    (a) adding any person to that Schedule;

    (b) omitting any person from that Schedule;

    (c) altering the description of any person mentioned in that Schedule; or

    (d) making provision specifying, in respect of a person mentioned in that Schedule and specified in the order, a function of the person which although exercisable in relation to Wales is not to be treated as such for the purpose of subsection (1)(b).'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

13

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     34,     after '(2)', insert 'or (3)'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

17

Clause     3,     page     2,     leave out lines 36 and 37.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

14

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     10,     leave out 'by members of the public'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

15

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     12,     leave out ', or of steps taken following,'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

18

Clause     3,     page     3,     leave out lines 14 to 18.


   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

19

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     28,     leave out from 'provided' to 'by' in line 29.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

20

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     32,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

21

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     43,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

22

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     2,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

23

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     10,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

24

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     21,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

25

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     23,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

26

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     26,     leave out from 'services' to 'those' in line 27.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

27

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     29,     leave out from 'provided' to 'by' in line 30.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

28

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     33,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

16

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     35,     after 'Assembly', insert ', with the consent of the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

29

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     43,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

30

Clause     4,     page     4,     line     45,     at end insert—

    '(5AA) The Secretary of State may lay before Parliament an order to amend this section or Schedule 2B by—

    (e) adding any person to that Schedule;

    (f) omitting any person from that Schedule;

    (g) altering the description of any person mentioned in that Schedule; or

    (h) making provision specifying, in respect of a person mentioned in that Schedule and specified in the order, services which although provided by the person are not to be treated as such for the purposes of the exercise of the Commissioner's functions.'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

31

Clause     4,     page     5,     line     1,     after '(5A)', insert 'or (5AA)'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

32

Clause     4,     page     5,     line     3,     leave out 'in Wales'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

33

Clause     4,     page     5,     leave out lines 5 and 6.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

34

Clause     4,     page     5,     line     24,     leave out ', or of steps taken following'.

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

35

Clause     4,     page     5,     leave out lines 26 to 29.


   

Mr Win Griffiths
Ms Julie Morgan
Mr Richard Livsey

43

*Clause     5,     page     5,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(2) After subsection (2) insert—

    "(2A) The Commissioner shall promote understanding and awareness of the importance of the human rights of children to whom this Part applies and for this purpose he may undertake, commission, or provide financial or other assistance for—

    (a) research;

    (b) educational activities.".'.

 
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