Amendments proposed to the Employment Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

171

Clause     6,     page     21,     line     31,     after '"' insert ','.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

172

Clause     7,     page     22,     line     4,     at end add—

      '(c) include provision for a person who has made a payment of statutory paternity pay or statutory adoption pay qualifying for small employers' relief to be entitled to recover such further sum in respect of his administrative expenses as the regulations shall provide'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

173

Clause     7,     page     22,     line     11,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

174

Clause     7,     page     22,     line     29,     leave out subsection (6).


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

175

Clause     8,     page     22,     line     38,     leave out 'Regulations under subsection (1) may' and insert 'if regulations are made under subsection (1), they shall.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

176

Clause     8,     page     23,     line     6,     leave out subsection (3).


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

177

Clause     10,     page     24,     line     10,     leave out 'has been' and insert 'was at the time of the claimed entitlement'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

178

Clause     10,     page     24,     line     12,     leave out 'has been' and insert 'was at the time of the claimed entitlement'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

179

Clause     10,     page     24,     line     14,     leave out paragraph (d).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

180

Clause     10,     page     24,     line     17,     leave out paragraph (e).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

181

Clause     10,     page     24,     line     19,     leave out subsection (3).


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

182

Clause     11,     page     24,     line     23,     after 'record', insert 'which is or was at the time of the request in his possession or which he is required by this Act or any regulation made under it to keep.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

183

Clause     11,     page     24,     line     35,     at end insert '(subject to subsection (3) below)'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

184

Clause     12,     page     25,     line     11,     leave out 'relating' and insert 'it relates'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

185

Clause     12,     page     25,     line     18,     leave out 'relating' and insert 'it relates'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

186

Clause     12,     page     25,     line     24,     leave out '£3,000' and insert '£300'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

187

Clause     12,     page     25,     line     30,     at end insert 'and fraudulently or negligently fails to notify the Board within a period to be specified in regulations under section 7.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

188

Clause     12,     page     25,     line     31,     leave out '£3,000 or, if the offence relates only to statutory paternity pay,'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

193

Schedule     1,     page     54,     line     21,     after 'insufficient', insert 'or is or has become excessive'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

194

Schedule     1,     page     54,     line     22,     after 'further', insert 'or lesser'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

195

Schedule     1,     page     56,     line     3,     leave out 'or any other'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

196

Schedule     1,     page     56,     line     19,     after 'penalty', insert 'not exceeding the permitted maximum'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

189

Clause     13,     page     25,     line     42,     leave out 'or the Department'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

190

Clause     13,     page     25,     line     43,     leave out 'or the Department'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

191

Clause     14,     page     26,     line     6,     leave out 'or the Department'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

192

Clause     14,     page     26,     line     7,     leave out 'or the Department'.


   

Brian Cotter
Norman Lamb

148

Clause     17,     page     27,     line     31,     at end add—

    '(6)   The right to paid leave under Regulation 13 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 shall not continue during additional maternity leave and additional adoption leave.'.


   

Mr Brian Cotter
Norman Lamb

199

Clause     19,     page     28,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '2(A)   The Secretary of State shall make provision to protect the entitlement of women whose average earnings fall because of an episode or episodes of sickness during the calculation period.'.


   

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 Brian Cotter
Norman Lamb

198

Clause     43,     page     45,     line     8,     leave out 'an employee of his' and insert 'one employee of his per bargaining unit or establishment whichever is the smaller.'.


   

Brian Cotter
Norman Lamb

197

Page     49,     line     24,     leave out Clause 47.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

52

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


REMAINING NEW CLAUSE

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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