Amendments proposed to the Tobacco Advertising And Promotion Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

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Page     3,     line     29     [Clause     6],     leave out 'appropriate Minister' and insert 'Secretary of State'.


   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

15

Page     4,     line     1,     leave out Clause 7.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

42

Page     4,     line     4     [Clause     8],     leave out 'tobacco products or causes them to be displayed' and insert 'or causes to be displayed tobacco products or their prices'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

24

Page     4,     line     8     [Clause     8],     leave out 'appropriate Minister' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

32

Page     4,     line     15     [Clause     8],     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

43

Page     4,     line     42     [Clause     9],     after 'sum', insert 'or at a substantial discount'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

44

Page     4,     line     43     [Clause     9],     at end insert—

    '( ) If regulations under subsection (6) provide for this section to apply to making products or coupons available at a substantial discount, the regulations must provide for the meaning of "substantial discount".'.


   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

16

Page     5,     line     4     [Clause 10],     leave out from second 'a' to end of line 6 and insert 'tobacco sponsorship agreement as defined in subsection (2) is guilty of an offence.'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

17

Page     5,     line     7     [Clause     10],     leave out subsection (2) and insert—

    '(2) A tobacco sponsorship agreement is an agreement under which a party to it makes a contribution in the course of business towards a public event or activity, whether the contribution is in money or takes any other form (for example, the provision of services or of contributions in kind) and the purpose or effect of anything done in return for such contribution is to promote a tobacco product.'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

48

Page     5,     line     7     [Clause     10],     after 'which', insert ', in the course of a business,'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

18

Page     5,     line     10     [Clause     10],     at end insert—

    '(2A) No offence is committed under this section in relation to a tobacco sponsorship agreement where the purpose or effect of anything done under the agreement is to promote a tobacco product solely to persons engaged in the tobacco trade (even if they are also engaged in another trade).'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

45

Page     5,     line     20     [Clause     10],     at end insert—

    '( ) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under this section to prove that he did not know and had no reason to suspect that the contribution referred to in subsection (2) was made in the course of a business.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne

51

Page     5     [Clause     11],     leave out lines 24 to 28.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

46

Page     5,     line     36     [Clause     11],     at end insert—

    '( ) If regulations under this section provide for a prohibition or restriction to be subject to an exception, the regulations may also make such provision as the Secretary of State considers appropriate for a corresponding exception to have effect for the purposes of offences under section 2, 3, 8, 9 or 10.'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

47

Page     5,     line     41     [Clause     12],     leave out 'a tobacco advertisement' and insert 'anything'.


   

Mr Ian Bruce

38

Page     6,     line     17     [Clause     13],     at end insert 'and the cost of such action shall be reimbursed from central government funds'.

   

Mr Ian Bruce

33

Page     6,     line     17     [Clause     13],     at end add—

    '(2A) An internet service provider shall investigate complaints from an enforcement authority on payment of a fee to cover administrative costs.'

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

8

Page     6,     line     46      [Clause     14],     leave out 'he considers it is necessary' and insert 'there are reasonable grounds'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

9

Page     7,     line     3      [Clause     14],     leave out 'as he considers necessary' and insert 'for which there are reasonable grounds'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

10

Page     7,     line     7     [Clause     14],     leave out 'he considers necessary' and insert 'there are reasonable grounds'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

11

Page     7,     line     10     [Clause     14],     leave out 'as he considers necessary' and insert 'for which there are reasonable grounds'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

4

Page     7,     line     12     [Clause     14],     at end insert 'reasonable.'

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

6

Page     7,     line     45      [Clause     14],     after 'other', insert 'authorised'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

5

Page     8,     line     29     [Clause     14],     at end insert

    '(13) If a person who enters any premises by virtue of this section discloses to any person information obtained on the premises with regard to any trade secret, he is, unless the disclosure is made in the performance of his duty, guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.'.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

49

Page     9,     line     3     [Clause     16],     leave out 'three' and insert 'six'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

50

Page     9,     line     4     [Clause     16],     at end insert '; or

    (b) on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years, or a fine, or both.'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

27

Page     9,     line     33     [Clause 18],     leave out 'the appropriate Minister (or'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

13

Page     9,     line     36     [Clause     18],     after 'section', insert '1(4)'.


   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

28

Page     10,     line     1     [Clause 19],     leave out 'appropriate Minister' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

19

Page     10,     line     3     [Clause     19],     leave out from 'apply' to end of line 4 and insert 'to a tobacco sponsorship agreement until 1st October 2006.'.

   

Mr John Greenway
Mr Peter Ainsworth
Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman
Mr Peter Luff
Mr Desmond Swayne
Dr Liam Fox

52

Page     10,     line     4     [Clause     19],     at end insert—

    '(1A) The sponsorship agreements referred to in subsection (1) shall include any agreement relating to Formula 1 motor racing, snooker, angling or darts'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

20

Page     10,     line     5     [Clause     19],     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

21

Page     10,     line     7     [Clause     19],     after first 'a', insert 'tobacco'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

29

Page     10     [Clause 20],     leave out lines 10 to 13.

   

Mr Ian Bruce

37

Page     10,     line     11     [Clause     20],     leave out 'the' and insert 'a'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

22

Page     10,     line     13     [Clause     20],     at end insert '"internet service provider" means a person who provides access to the internet,'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

23

Page     10,     line     18     [Clause     20],     at end insert '"website" means a location on the internet accessed by an address at which information is made available,'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

30

Page     10,     line     23     [Clause 21],     leave out 'appropriate Minister' and insert 'Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr Eric Forth

31

Page     10,     line     27     [Clause     21],     leave out 'appropriate Minister' and insert 'Secretary of State'.


    TOBACCO ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION BILL (PROGRAMME) (NO. 2)

    Margaret Beckett

    Mr Secretary Milburn

    That the following provisions shall apply to the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 22nd January:

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 Eight o'clock.

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