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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 7th May 2002

STANDING COMMITTEE A


TOBACCO ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION BILL [LORDS]

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee (1st May).

RESOLUTION OF THE PROGRAMMING SUB-COMMITTEE

       The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Wednesday 1st May (Sessional Order C relating to Programming):

       That—

      (1) during proceedings on the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [Lords] the Standing Committee, in addition to its first sitting on Tuesday 7th May at half-past Four o'clock, do meet on Thursday 9th May at Nine o'clock and at half-past Two o'clock, and on Tuesday 14th May at half-past Ten o'clock and at half-past Four o'clock;

      (2) the proceedings shall be taken in the following order, namely Clauses 1 to 5, Clause 17, Clauses 6 to 10, Clause 20, Clauses 11 to 16, Clauses 18 and 19, Clauses 21 and 22, New Clauses and New Schedules;

      (3) the proceedings on the Bill (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at Seven o'clock on Tuesday 14th May 2002.

       Yvette Cooper has given notice of her intention to move a motion in the terms of the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Sessional Order C(9) relating to programming 28th June 2001)].


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

1

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     5,     after 'so', insert 'provided that—

      (i) no tobacco product itself;

      (ii) no packaging of a tobacco product;

      (iii) no invoices, letterheads, price lists and other stationery ordinarily used in the course of a business to identify that business;

      (iv) no inscriptions, marks or signs exhibited on premises ordinarily used in the course of business to identify that business;

      shall be a tobacco advertisement,'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

2

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     7,     at end insert 'but does not include a product which is made partly of tobacco (or any of its constituents) and is intended to assist a consumer of tobacco products to stop or reduce his use of such products.'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

3

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     16,     leave out from 'form' to end of line and insert 'or participating in doing so'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

19

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     16,     after 'and', add 'knowingly'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

4

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     17,     leave out 'who does not carry on business' and insert 'whose place of establishment is not'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

16

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     5,     after 'editor', insert 'or printer'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

18

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     5,     after 'publication', add 'knowing it to contain a tobacco advertisement'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

17

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     9,     after 'public', add 'knowing it to contain an illegal advertisement'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

8

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     13,     leave out ', or is contained in, a communication'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

9

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     15,     leave out from 'persons' to end of line 19 and insert 'engaged in any capacity in that trade (even if they are also engaged in another trade),'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

10

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     16,     after 'are', insert 'investors in,'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

11

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     19,     at end insert—

      '(ab) if it is contained in a specialist publication solely directed at existing adult users of tobacco products and containing editorial and material only relating to such products,'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

12

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     20,     leave out from 'in', to end of line 22 and insert 'a communication to an individual who has in writing provided to the person who, apart from this subsection would commit an offence, his name and address, his age expressed as being over 18 years, and a wish to receive communications of the kind to which this subsection relates, and has not in writing subsequently withdrawn that wish, or'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

14

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     22,     after 'product', insert—

      '(ba) if it is not for cigarettes or hand-rolling tobacco and is, or is contained in, a communication which is sent or transmitted by a specialist tobacconist to an identified individual,'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

13

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     23,     leave out '(other than an in-flight magazine)'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

7

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     25,     at end insert—

      '(d) if it is, or is contained in, an item of intrinsic value more than 30 years old.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

20

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     26,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

15

Clause     4,     page     2,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   For the avoidance of doubt, in subsection (1)(c) the "principal market" is not the United Kingdom where the total number of publications distributed in the United Kingdom (or any part of it) is less than the total number of publications distributed outside the United Kingdom.'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

5

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     21,     leave out 'he did not carry on business' and insert 'the place of establishment of his business was not'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

6

Clause     8,     page     4,     line     14,     leave out 'who does not carry on business' and insert 'whose place of establishment is not'.


NEW CLAUSE

Developments with regard to tobacco products

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Andrew Hunter
Mr David Ruffley
Mr Adrian Flook
Mr David Wilshire

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   The Secretary of State may by order amend any provision of this Act if he considers it appropriate to do so in consequence of any significant developments relating to tobacco products.

    (2)   Before making an order under this section, the Secretary of State shall publish his proposals and consult such persons or bodies as appear to him to be appropriate.'.


 
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