Amendments proposed to the European Communities (Amendment) Bill - continued House of Commons

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Referendum (No. 3)

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Richard Shepherd
Sir Peter Tapsell
Mr Nicholas Winterton
Mr Andrew Rosindell
Mr Patrick Mercer
Mr Andrew SelousAngela WatkinsonMr Roy Beggs
The Reverend Martin SmythThe Reverend Ian PaisleyMr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel DoddsIris Robinson

NC37

To move the following Clause:—

       'This Act shall not take effect until the laying before Parliament of the draft of an Order in Council making provision for ascertaining, by means of referendum, the preponderance of national opinion with respect to the provisions of the provisions of the Treaty signed at Nice on 26th February 2001 amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community, provided that the Order shall not be made unless separate provision has been made by Parliament for defraying out of public funds any expenses to be incurred by a Minister of the Crown or Government departments in carrying the Order into effect.'.


Effects of Nice Treaty

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Richard Shepherd
Sir Peter Tapsell
Mr Nicholas Winterton
Mr Andrew Rosindell
Mr Patrick Mercer
Mr Andrew SelousAngela WatkinsonMr Roy Beggs
The Reverend Martin SmythThe Reverend Ian PaisleyMr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel DoddsIris Robinson

NC38

To move the following Clause:—

       'Within three months of the ratification by Her Majesty's Government of the Treaty of Nice amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community, the Government shall lay before both Houses of Parliament a White Paper on the economic, political and constitutional developments arising therefrom.'.


Abduction of children

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Richard Shepherd
Sir Peter Tapsell
Mr Nicholas Winterton
Mr Andrew Rosindell
Mr Patrick Mercer
Mr Andrew SelousAngela WatkinsonMr Roy Beggs
The Reverend Martin SmythThe Reverend Ian PaisleyMr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel DoddsIris Robinson

NC39

To move the following Clause:—

       'Within six months of Royal Assent being given to this Act there shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament a report on the numbers of cases of children abducted from the jurisdiction of one Member state to another which cannot be satisfactorily determined by the European Court of Justice because of the rule of unanimity as provided in Article 2 paragraph 4 of the Treaty of Nice.'.


Free vote on motion on European instruments

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Richard Shepherd
Sir Peter Tapsell
Mr Nicholas Winterton
Mr Andrew Rosindell
Mr Patrick Mercer
Mr Andrew SelousAngela WatkinsonMr Roy Beggs
The Reverend Martin SmythThe Reverend Ian PaisleyMr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel DoddsIris Robinson

NC40

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Where any proposed European Directive or Regulation or other European legislative proposal arising out of the Nice Treaty is put before the House of Commons and not less than 100 Members of Parliament table a motion objecting thereto, the motion shall be debated on the floor of the House on a free vote and any attempt to whip any such motion shall be a contempt of the House.

    (2)   If a motion such as is referred to in subsection (1) is passed Her Majesty's Government shall veto the proposal in question.'.


Duty on UKREP to notify

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Richard Shepherd
Sir Peter Tapsell
Mr Nicholas Winterton
Mr Andrew Rosindell
Mr Patrick Mercer
Mr Andrew SelousAngela WatkinsonMr Roy Beggs
The Reverend Martin SmythThe Reverend Ian PaisleyMr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel DoddsIris Robinson

NC41

To move the following Clause:—

       'Where UKREP has notice in the avant projet stage of any proposed European Directive or Regulation or other European legislative proposal arising from the provisions of the Treaty of Nice, UKREP shall immediately notify the European Scrutiny Committee of the House of Commons which shall report the matter to the House forthwith.'.


Debates on the floor of the House

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Richard Shepherd
Sir Peter Tapsell
Mr Nicholas Winterton
Mr Andrew Rosindell
Mr Patrick Mercer
Mr Andrew SelousAngela WatkinsonMr Roy Beggs
The Reverend Martin SmythThe Reverend Ian PaisleyMr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel DoddsIris Robinson

NC42

To move the following Clause:—

       'Where the European Scrutiny Committee reports that a matter within its terms of reference should be debated on the floor of the House of Commons it shall be a contempt of the House for any Member or Minister of the Crown not to comply with that requirement.'.


Compliance with European Scrutiny Reserve

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Richard Shepherd
Sir Peter Tapsell
Mr Nicholas Winterton
Mr Andrew Rosindell
Mr Patrick Mercer
Mr Andrew SelousAngela WatkinsonMr Roy Beggs
The Reverend Martin SmythThe Reverend Ian PaisleyMr Peter Robinson
Mr Nigel DoddsIris Robinson

NC43

To move the following Clause:—

       'Where the European Scrutiny Committee has imposed a reserve on a European legislative proposal it shall be a contempt of the House for any Minister of the Crown to vote on that proposal in the Council of Ministers whilst that reserve subsists.'.


EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (AMENDMENT) BILL (PROGRAMME) (No. 2)

Mr Robin Cook

          Mr Secretary Straw

       That, in accordance with the resolution of the Programming Committee of 10th July and pursuant to the Programme Order of 4th July 2001 (proceedings in Committee of the whole House, on consideration and on Third Reading of the European Communities (Amendment) Bill),—

    (1)   proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 10.00 p.m. on the third allotted day (or, if that day is a Thursday, 7.00 p.m.);

    (2)   those proceedings shall be taken on each of the allotted days as shown in the second column of the following Table and shall be taken in the order so shown, and shall be brought to a conclusion (so far as not previously concluded) at the times specified in the third column of the Table.

Table

Allotted dayProceedingsTime for conclusion of proceedings
First dayAmendment No. 18 p.m. (or 5 p.m. if a Thursday)
Remaining proceedings on Clause 1 and proceedings on Clauses 2 to 4
Second dayRemaining proceedings on Clauses 1 to 4 (so far as not previously concluded)10.00 p.m. (or 7.00 p.m. if a Thursday)
Third dayNew Clauses 4 to 67.00 p.m. (or 4.00 p.m. if a Thursday)
Remaining New Clauses10.00 p.m. (or 7.00 p.m. if a Thursday)

    (3)   any proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall, so far as not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 10.00 p.m. on the fourth allotted day (or, if that day is a Thursday, 7.00 p.m.).


 
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