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Friday 19th April 2002

CONSIDERATION OF BILL


NATIONAL HERITAGE BILL [LORDS]

NEW CLAUSES

Compensation to affected parties
   

Mr Greg Knight

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    (1)   If, pursuant to this Act an ancient monument is declared which results in any third party suffering financial loss directly as a result of such declaration (including a loss as a result of such third party being unable to exercise fishing rights) then compensation shall be paid to the third party as a result of such declaration.

    (2)   The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision relating to the compensation to be paid under subsection (1).'.


   

Mr Andrew Dismore

1

Page     1,     line     4     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '( )   In subsection (1), leave out the words "(so far as practicable)".'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

2

Page     1,     line     4     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '( )   In paragraph (a) of subsection (1), after the word "preservation" insert the words "and restoration".'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

3

Page     1,     line     4     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '( )   In subsection (1), after paragraph (c), insert—

          "(d) consider and make recommendations to the Secretary of State on any request from an overseas government for the loan or return of any item originating from that government's country situated within the curtilage of an ancient monument, historic building or conservation area.".'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

4

Page     1,     line     4     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '( )   In paragraph (a) of subsection (2), leave out the words "(so far as practicable)".'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

5

Page     1,     line     4     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '( )   In paragraph (a) of subsection (2), after the word "public", insert the words "whether through outreach services in schools and other educational institutions or otherwise".'

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

6

Page     1,     line     4     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '( )   In paragraph (d) of subsection (2), after the word "records", insert the words "which may be in electronic format".'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

7

Page     1,     line     4     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '( )   In subsection (2), at the end add—

          "(e) shall, where necessary to preserve ancient monuments, historic buildings or conservation areas threatened by human activity with serious damage or destruction, have power to order the immediate cessation of that activity.".'

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

8

Page     1,     line     7     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '( )   In subsection (8), in the definition of "ancient monuments", after "traditional", insert "cultural".

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

9

Page     1,     line     11     [Clause     1],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

10

Page     1,     line     14     [Clause     1],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

18

Page     1,     line     18     [Clause     1],     leave out 'annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House' and insert 'affirmative resolution of both Houses'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

19

Page     1,     line     19     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '(4)   For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Act shall permit any activity on or near any wreck prohibited by the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986.'.


   

Mr Andrew Dismore

11

Page     2,     line     10     [Clause     2],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

12

Page     2,     line     19     [Clause     2],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

13

Page     2,     line     38     [Clause     3],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.


   

Mr Andrew Dismore

20

Page     3,     line     1     [Clause     3],     after 'traditional,', insert 'cultural,'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

21

Page     3,     line     29     [Clause     4],     after 'films,', insert 'videos, computer programs'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

22

Page     3,     line     36     [Clause     4],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Commission shall, before exercising its powers under subsections (1)(d) and (e) above, consult and thereafter take account of any representations made by the Government, or any equivalent body to the Commission, of the country concerned.'.


   

Mr Andrew Dismore

14

Page     4,     line     2     [Clause     4],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

15

Page     4,     line     14     [Clause     4],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

23

Page     4,     line     31     [Clause     5],     after 'sale",', insert 'and, after "films" insert 'videos, computer programs'.


   

Mr Andrew Dismore

16

Page     5,     line     7     [Clause     5],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

24

Page     5,     line     26     [Clause     6],     after 'removal', insert '(permanent or temporary).'

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

25

Page     5,     line     27     [Clause     6],     after 'preserving', insert 'or maintaining'.

   

Mr Greg Knight

27

Page     5,     line     29     [Clause     6],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Where the Commission proposes to defray or contribute to the cost of any activity undertaken by another person, then the Commission shall notify the Secretary of State six months beforehand of its intention to do so and such defrayment or contribution to the cost of such activity shall not be made should the Secretary of State object to the Commission's proposals.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

17

Page     5,     line     42     [Clause     6],     after 'waters', insert 'and continental shelf'.


   

Mr Andrew Dismore

26

Page     6,     line     17     [Clause     8],     leave out from 'force' to the end of line 18 and insert 'on such date as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.'.


 
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