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S.C.F.

Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 15th January 2002

STANDING COMMITTEE F


EMPLOYMENT BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee (6th December).

Clause No. 2 (Statutory paternity pay).

Another Amendment (No. 129) proposed, in page     8,     line     8,     to leave out from the word 'State' to the word 'is' in line 10 and insert the words 'shall, by regulations, provide that all statutory paternity pay and associated employers National Insurance Contributions, together with an amount calculated by the Secretary of State to equal the average cost to employers for each employee to administer'.—(Mr Philip Hammond.)

    Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.
   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

127

Clause     2,     page     8,     line     13,     leave out from 'at' to end of line 15 and insert 'the lower of—

      (a) a weekly rate equivalent to 90% of the person's average weekly earnings; and

      (b) a weekly rate of Statutory Paternity Pay to be prescribed in regulations.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

128

Clause     2,     page     8,     line     15,     leave out 'kinds of rate' and insert 'rates'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

132

Clause     2,     page     8,     line     19,     leave out 'may choose' and insert 'shall agree with his employer'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

133

Clause     2,     page     8,     line     31,     leave out 'except in such cases as may be prescribed.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

147

Clause     2,     page     8,     line     45     at end insert—

    '(9)   In this section, "average weekly earnings" means the average weekly amount (as determined in accordance with regulations) of specified payments which—

      (a) were made to him or for his benefit as an employed earner, or

      (b) are (in accordance with regulations) to be treated as made to him or for his benefit as a self-employed earner,

       during the specified period.'.

   

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 Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

149

Clause     4,     page     15,     leave out line 8.

   

Mr Kevin Hughes

90

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

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

150

Clause     4,     page     15,     line     21,     leave out from 'him' to 'has' in line 23 and insert 'and another person and the other person.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

151

Clause     4,     page     15,     line     24,     leave out from '(5)' to end of line 26 and insert 'Where more than one child is placed or expected to be placed for adoption as part of the same arrangement, the entitlement to statutory adoption pay in respect of placements under that arrangement shall be as if there were one placement only under the arrangement.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

152

Clause     4,     page     15,     line     37,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

153

Clause     4,     page     15,     line     40,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

154

Clause     4,     page     15,     line     46,     leave out paragraph (e).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

155

Clause     4,     page     16,     line     33,     leave out from 'at' to end of line 36 and insert 'the rate from time to time prescribed under section 166 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 for statutory maternity pay.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

156

Clause     4,     page     17,     line     1,     leave out 'except in such cases as may be prescribed'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

157

Clause     4,     page     17,     line     5,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

158

Clause     4,     page     17,     line     13,     leave out subsection (1).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

159

Clause     4,     page     18,     leave out line 28.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

160

Clause     4,     page     18,     leave out lines 29 and 30.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

161

Clause     4,     page     18,     leave out lines 31 and 32.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

162

Clause     4,     page     18,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The provisions of this Act shall not apply to a person who is neither domiciled nor has a place of residence in any part of Great Britain.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

163

Clause     4,     page     18,     line     38,     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

164

Clause     4,     page     19,     line     5,     leave out first 'of'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

165

Clause     4,     page     19,     line     19,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

166

Clause     4,     page     19,     line     37,     leave out 'subject to subsection (8) below'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

168

Clause     4,     page     19,     line     41,     leave out subsection (7).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

167

Clause     4,     page     19,     line     43,     leave out subsection (8).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

169

Clause     4,     page     19,     line     45,     leave out subsections (9) to (11).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

170

Clause     4,     page     20,     leave out lines 30 to 34.

 
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