Amendments proposed to the Employment Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

134

Clause     2,     page     9,     leave out lines 1 to 17.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

135

Clause     2,     page     10,     leave out lines 6 and 7.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

136

Clause     2,     page     10,     leave out lines 8 and 9.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

137

Clause     2,     page     10,     leave out lines 34 to 40.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

138

Clause     2,     page     11,     line     11,     leave out 'normal' and insert 'average'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

139

Clause     2,     page     11,     leave out lines 43 and 44.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

140

Clause     2,     page     12,     leave out lines 1 to 6 .


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

141

Clause     3,     page     12,     line     13,     leave out 'satisfies prescribed conditions' and insert 'is a person with whom a child is or is expected to be placed, for adoption under the law of any part of the United Kingdom and who satisfies such conditions as may be prescribed, in regulations'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

143

Clause     3,     page     12,     line     14,     leave out from 'work' to end of line and insert 'for a period equivalent to an ordinary adoption leave period, commencing on any date not earlier than 20 days prior to placement and not later than the date of the placement or such period, or periods (being less in aggregate than an ordinary adoption leave period) as he and his employer shall agree in writing.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

142

Clause     3,     page     13,     line     2,     leave out 'satisfies prescribed conditions' and insert 'is a person with whom a child is or is expected to be placed, for adoption under the law of any part of the United Kingdon and who satisfies such conditions as may be prescribed, in regulations'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

144

Clause     3,     page     13,     line     3,     leave out from 'work' to end of line and insert 'for a period equivalent to an ordinary adoption leave period, commencing on any date not earlier than 20 days prior to placement and not later than the date of the placement or such period, or periods (being less in aggregate than an ordinary adoption leave period) as he and his employer shall agree in writing.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

145

Clause     3,     page     14,     line     8,     at end insert—

    '(4)   Regulations under section 75A or 75B shall provide that a person suffer no detriment by virtue of taking ordinary adoption leave but shall not be protected from any detriment that he would have suffered had he not been taking ordinary adoption leave.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

146

Clause     3,     page     14,     leave out lines 28 to 31.


   

Mr Kevin Hughes

90

Clause     4,     page     15,     leave out lines 9 to 12.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

93

Clause     21,     page     30,     line     12,     at end insert—

       '167A Requirement on Secretary of State to assess impact on employers

    (1)   The Secretary of State shall, prior to laying before Parliament regulations under section 167(1), publish an assessment of the impact on—

      (a) employers in general;

      (b) employers of five or fewer employees; and

      (c) employees in general

       of the provisions of Part 7.

    (2)   The Secretary of State shall, on each anniversary of the date of publication of an assessment under subsection (1), publish a revised and updated assessment under subsection (1).'


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

52

Clause     49,     page     52,     line     12,     after 'section', insert '29(2),'.


REMAINING NEW CLAUSES

Repeal of section 109 of Employment Rights Act 1996
   

Hywel Williams

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—Section 109 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18) (Upper age limit) is hereby repealed.'.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE (6TH DECEMBER 2001)

That—

    (1)   during proceedings on the Employment Bill the Standing Committee do meet on Tuesdays at half-past Ten o'clock and at half-past Four o'clock and on Thursdays at half-past Nine o'clock and at half-past Two o'clock, except that on Thursday 6th December 2001 the Committee shall not meet at half-past Two o'clock and on Tuesday 8th January 2002 the Committee shall not meet at half-past Ten o'clock;

    (2)   the proceedings shall be taken in the following order, namely Clauses 22 to 29, Schedule 2, Clauses 30 and 31, Schedule 3, Clauses 32 to 38, Schedule 4, Clauses 39 to 41, Clauses 1 to 12, Schedule 1, Clauses 13 to 21, Clauses 42 to 48, Schedule 5, Clauses 49 to 51, Schedule 6, Clause 52, Schedule 7, Clause 53, new Clauses and new Schedules relating to requests for flexible working, remaining new Clauses, remaining new Schedules;

    (3)   the proceedings on Clauses 22 to 29, Schedule 2, Clauses 30 and 31, Schedule 3, Clauses 32 to 38, Schedule 4, Clauses 39 to 41 (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday 18th December 2001;

    (4)   the proceedings on Clauses 1 to 12, Schedule 1, Clauses 13 to 21 (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday 15th January 2002;

    (5)   the remaining proceedings on the Bill (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd January 2002.


EXCERPT FROM ORDER OF THE HOUSE (27TH NOVEMBER 2001)

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    3.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 22nd January 2002.

    4.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.


 
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