Amendments proposed to the Animal Health Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Colin Breed

115

Clause     7,     page     4,     line     16,     after 'inspector,' insert 'having given a minimum of four hours' notice'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

98

Clause     7,     page     4,     line     16,     after 'any', insert 'reasonable'.

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

72

     Clause     7,     page     4,     line     20,     leave out subsection (2) and insert—

    '( )   This section and sections 62b, 62c and 62d excludes private dwellings, and buildings being used for non-agricultural purposes.'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

99

Clause     7,     page     4,     line     24,     leave out 'or third'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

100

Clause     7,     page     4,     line     31,     leave out 'or a refusal is expected'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

101

Clause     7,     page     4,     leave out lines 35 to 39'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

102

Clause     7,     page     5,     leave out lines 6 to 8.

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

41

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     6,     leave out from 'such' to 'for' in line 7 and insert 'personal assistance as is reasonably necessary'.

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

50

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     7,     leave out 'assistance as he reasonably needs' and insert 'personal assistance as is reasonably necessary'.

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

73

     Clause     7,     page     5,     line     7,     after 'needs', insert 'and that that person can normally give.'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

103

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     13,     leave out 'excuse' and insert 'reason'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

104

Clause     7,     page     5,     leave out lines 19 to 21.

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

74

     Clause     7,     page     5,     line     28,     leave out from 'premises' to end of line 31.


   

Mr Colin Breed

105

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     26,     after 'premises', insert 'at any reasonable time'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

106

Clause     8,     page     6,     line     3,     leave out 'or third'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

107

Clause     8,     page     6,     line     5,     leave out 'if necessary using reasonable force'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

119

Clause     8,     page     6,     leave out lines 14 to 18.

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

75

     Clause     8,     page     6,     line     30,     after 'needs', insert 'and that that person can normally give'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

120

Clause     8,     page     6,     leave out lines 34 to 36.


   

Mr Colin Breed

121

Clause     9,     page     7,     line     15,     leave out 'thing' and insert 'object'.

   

Mr Colin Breed

122

Clause     9,     page     7,     line     17,     leave out 'anything' and insert 'any object'.


   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

42

Clause     11,     page     7,     line     32,     leave out 'knowingly' and insert 'deliberately'.

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

76

     Clause     11,     page     8,     line     8,     after 'animals', insert 'except for household pets.'

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

78

     Clause     11,     page     8,     line     30,     leave out 'one year' and insert '3 months.'

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

79

     Clause     11,     page     8,     line     33,     leave out 'one year' and insert '6 months.'

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

77

     Clause     11,     page     8,     line     36,     after 'animal', insert 'except for domestic pets.'


   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

6

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   No order shall be made under subsection (1) above until the reports of the Government's inquiries into the foot and mouth outbreak have been published'.

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

7

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   No order shall be made under subsection (1) above until an independent public inquiry into the foot and mouth outbreak has reported'.


NEW CLAUSES

Pet animals
   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

'In the 1981 Act the following section is inserted after section 34.

       "34A Pet animals

       Where it can be shown that a pet animal has been in contact with an animal affected by foot-and-mouth, it shall not be slaughtered until the result of a blood test for the disease is known".'.


Vaccination as alternative to slaughter
   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

'In the 1981 Act the following section is inserted after section 16.

       "16AA Vaccination as alternative to slaughter

       The owner or person for the time being in charge of any animal the slaughter of which has been authorised for the purpose of preventing the spread of foot-and-mouth disease may apply to the Minister for it to be treated with vaccine in place of being slaughtered; and any such application shall be granted".'.


Duty of Minister to dispose of carcasses
   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

'In the 1981 Act, the following section is inserted after section 35.

       "35A Duty of Minister to dispose of carcasses

    (1)   The Minister shall have a duty to dispose of the carcass of any animal slaughtered under the provisions of this Act within forty-eight hours of its slaughter.

    (2)   Where the Minister cannot provide for the disposal of a carcass within forty-eight hours, the animal shall be treated with vaccine instead of being slaughtered".'.


Bringing animals to market
   

Diane Organ
Mr David Drew

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

       'In the 1981 Act the following section is inserted after section 8—

"8A Bringing of animals to markets

       A person commits an offence if without lawful authority or excuse (proof of which shall lie on him) he brings, or knowingly causes or permits to be brought, to market any animal which has been brought to a market in the previous 20 days.".'.


Consultation

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

       'No provision in this Act shall come into force prior to the publication of the conclusions of a formal consultation with the following bodies:
       The British Veterinary Association; the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons; the National Farmers' Union; Compassion in World Farming; the Country Land and Business Association; the Local Government Association; the Countryside Alliance; the National Pig Association; the National Sheep Association; the Tenant Farmers' Association; the CPRE; the Council for National Parks; the British Association of Nature Conservationists; the Soil Association; the National Trust; RSPB; the Wildlife Trusts; the Ramblers Association; the British Ecological Society.'.


Independent public inquiry

   

Mrs Ann Winterton
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mrs Angela Browning
Mr Bill Wiggin
Mr Richard Bacon

NC6

To move the following Clause:—

       'No provision in this Act shall come into force prior to the publication of the findings of an Independent Public Inquiry.'.


Annual review of import controls

   

Mr David Drew

NC7

*To move the following Clause:—

       'In the 1981 Act the following section is inserted after section 10.

            "10A   Annual review of import controls

            (1)   The Ministers shall prepare a report during each financial year reviewing all of the activities of government departments, the Food Standards Agency, local authorities, port health authorities and other relevant public agencies directed to the prevention of the introduction of disease into or within England and Wales through the importation of animals and other things, including their making of orders under section 10 of this Act, assessing the effectiveness of the action taken, and proposing such further action as may, in the opinion of the Ministers, be required to further reduce the risk of disease being imported.

            (2)   The Ministers shall, as soon as possible after the end of each financial year, lay their report before Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales.".'.


 
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