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given up to and including

Tuesday 6th February 2001


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

CONSIDERATION OF BILL

CHILDREN'S COMMISSIONER FOR WALES BILL


NEW CLAUSES

Adoption

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    'For section 16(1) of the Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999 there is substituted—

    "(1) Any function of the Secretary of State in relation to Wales under section 1 or 18(3), or section 17 or 56A of the 1976 Act, is exercisable by the National Assembly for Wales, in consultation with the Children's Commissioner.".'.


Advice to Assembly and to local authorities

   

Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Robert Walter

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    'The Commissioner may at any time give advice to the Assembly on—

    (a) any changes which the Commissioner thinks should be made, for the purpose of securing improvement in the quality of services provided by the Assembly or local authorities in Wales in the exercise of their functions; or

    (b) any other matter connected with the exercise by the Assembly or local authorities in Wales of their functions,

    where the exercise of those functions affects children.'.


Right of access to institutions

   

Mr Win Griffiths
Ms Julie Morgan
Mr Richard Livsey

NC3

*To move the following Clause:—

    '( ) In section 74(3) of the Care Standards Act 2000 (examination of cases) before parapraph (a) insert—

    "(a1) requiring persons to allow the Commissioner access to institutions which include children to whom this Part applies;".'.


   

Mr Win Griffiths
Ms Julie Morgan

1

*Page     2,     line     15     [Clause     3],     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 Win Griffiths
Julie Morgan
Mr Richard Livsey
Mr Elfyn Llwyd

2

*Page     2,     line     15     [Clause     3],     at beginning insert—

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


    CHILDREN'S COMMISSIONER FOR WALES BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 2)

    Margaret Beckett
    Mr Secretary Murphy

    That the following provisions shall apply to the Children's Commissioner for Wales Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 16th January 2001:

Consideration and Third Reading

    1. Proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading shall be completed at today's sitting.

    2. Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at quarter past Six o'clock.

    3. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at Seven o'clock.

    4. Sessional Order B (Programming Committees) made by the House on 7th November 2000 shall not apply to proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

               Consideration of Lords Amendments and further messages from the Lords

    5. Paragraphs (6) and (7) of Sessional Order A (varying and supplementing programme motions) made by the House on 7th November 2000 shall not apply to proceedings on any programme motion to supplement this order or to vary it in relation to—

    (a) proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments; or

    (b) proceedings on any further messages from the Lords,

    and the question on any such motion shall be put forthwith.


 
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