Access to Justice Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords
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Schedule 6
 
  
BY THE LORD CHANCELLOR
 
290A     Page 72, line 34, leave out from ("for") to end of line 37 and insert ("the words from ", the Lord Chief Justice" to the end substitute "approves any regulation such as is mentioned in subsection (1), the requirement of the concurrence of the Lord Chief Justice and the Master of the Rolls imposed by that subsection shall not apply."") 
290B     Page 72, leave out lines 40 to 42 and insert ("the words from "Master of the Rolls" to the end substitute "Lord Chancellor approves any rule such as is mentioned in subsection (1), the requirement of the concurrence of the Master of the Rolls imposed by that subsection shall not apply."") 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
291     Page 73, line 33, at end insert--
 
    ("  .--(1)  Section 63 (legal professional privilege) is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In subsection (1)--
    (a)  in paragraph (b) omit "or"; and
    (b)  after paragraph (c) insert--
      ("or
      (d)  providing legal services as a legal executive."
    (3)  In subsection (3), after "subsection (1)" insert--
    legal executive" means a fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives who has in force a practice certificate issued by that Institute; and"")
 
  
BY THE LORD CHANCELLOR
 
291A     Page 73, line 46, leave out ("a writ or otherwise commence") 
  
Clause 38
 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
292     Page 21, line 16, after ("that") insert (", except in cases relating to the civil rights and safety of the person,") 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
 
293     Page 21, line 22, at end insert ("or against an order of committal for contempt of court") 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
294     Page 21, line 31, at end insert ("provided that any application for permission which is refused by a county court or the High Court may be renewed before the Court of Appeal.") 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
295     Page 21, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Rules made in pursuance of subsection (3)(b) may not provide that permission may be given only by the court which made the decision or order from which permission to appeal is sought.")
 
  
Clause 39
 
  
BY THE LORD MESTON
 
295A     Page 22, line 5, leave out from ("and") to ("no") in line 6 and insert ("if that first appeal is unsuccessful") 
295B     Page 22, line 8, leave out ("special") and insert ("sufficient") 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
296     Page 22, line 8, at end insert--
 
("provided that the appellant retains the right to invite the Court of Appeal to decide on whether paragraph (a) or (b) of this section applies to the particular case.")
 
  
BY THE LORD CLINTON-DAVIS
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 39 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 40
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF CLASHFERN
 
296A     Page 22, leave out lines 33 and 34 and insert--
    ("(c)  the President of the Family Division, and
    (d)  the Vice-Chancellor.")
 
  
After Clause 43
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF CLASHFERN
THE LORD BINGHAM OF CORNHILL
 
297     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("Vice-President of the Queen's
Bench Division
 
         .  After section 5(1) of the Supreme Court Act 1981 (Divisions of High Court) insert--
        (1A) The Lord Chancellor may appoint one of the ordinary judges of the Court of Appeal as Vice-President of the Queen's Bench Division, and a judge so appointed shall be a judge of that Division."")
Vice-President of the Queen's Bench Division.
  
After Clause 48
 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
298     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("Alteration of listing 
     .  Where a civil court has allocated a fixed time and date for a hearing or trial, but fails in the event to honour that commitment, without giving reasonable prior notice to the parties, the Court Service shall compensate the parties for any time and costs which have been wasted.")Compensation for unreasonable alteration in time and date of hearing.
  
Clause 49
 
  
BY THE LORD GISBOROUGH
 
299     Page 25, leave out lines 29 and 30 
  
Clause 50
 
  
BY THE LORD GISBOROUGH
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 50 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 51
 
  
BY THE LORD GISBOROUGH
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 51 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Schedule 7
 
  
BY THE LORD GISBOROUGH
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Schedule 7 be the seventh Schedule to the Bill. 
  
Clause 52
 
  
BY THE LORD GISBOROUGH
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
300     Page 28, line 9, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
301     Page 28, line 12, leave out ("District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrates") 
302     Page 28, line 16, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
303     Page 28, line 19, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
304     Page 28, line 27, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
305     Page 28, line 30, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
306     Page 28, line 33, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
307     Page 28, line 38, leave out first ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
308     Page 28, line 38, leave out second ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
309     Page 28, line 41, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
309A     Page 28, line 43, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
310     Page 29, line 2, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
311     Page 29, leave out lines 6 to 9 
312     Page 29, line 6, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
313     Page 29, line 12, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
314     Page 29, line 13, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
315     Page 29, line 26, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
316     Page 29, line 34, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
317     Page 29, line 46, leave out ("District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)") and insert ("stipendiary magistrate") 
  
Clause 55
 
  
BY THE LORD GISBOROUGH
 
318     Page 30, line 44, at end insert ("; and
    (c)  such functions relating to matters of an administrative character or a non-judicial character as they may be authorised to undertake.")
 
  
Clause 58
 
  
BY THE LORD CHANCELLOR
 
318A     Page 35, line 14, leave out from ("requiring") to end of line 16 and insert ("every magistrates' courts committee, or every specified magistrates' courts committee, to obtain for the performance of any function referred to in section 55(1) above") 
318B     Page 35, leave out lines 22 to 25 and insert--
 
    ("(2)  Regulations made by virtue of subsection (1) above may include provision requiring magistrates' courts committees to obtain the specified goods or services, or goods or services of the specified description--
    (a)  from a specified person or person of a specified description;
    (b)  at or by a specified time; or
    (c)  both from such a person and at or by such a time.")
 
  
Clause 59
 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The Lord Kingsland gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 59 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 60
 
  
BY THE LORD GISBOROUGH
 
319     Page 36, leave out lines 7 to 10 
320     Page 36, line 41, at beginning insert ("not") 
321     Page 36, line 42, after ("their") insert ("judicial or legal") 
322     Page 36, line 43, after ("any") insert ("such") 
  
Clause 61
 
  
BY THE LORD GISBOROUGH
 
323     Page 37, line 16, leave out subsections (2) to (4) 
324     Page 37, line 25, after ("functions") insert ("of a non-judicial and legal nature") 
325     Page 37, line 26, leave out ("an individual") and insert ("any") 
326     Page 37, line 27, after ("case,") insert--
    ("(  )  any judicial or legal function,")
 
  
Clause 66
 
  
BY THE LORD CHANCELLOR
 
326A     Page 41, line 42, after ("order);") insert-- 
 
    ("(  )  a warrant under paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (unwilling witnesses);
1998 c. 37.
 
    (  )  a warrant under paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 1 to the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (offenders referred to court by youth offender panel);")
1999 c. 00.
326B     Page 41, line 43, leave out ("or 97") and insert (", 97 or 97A") 
  
Clause 68
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
 
327     Page 43, line 37, leave out from ("shall") to end of line 40 and insert ("not be made unless they have been laid in draft before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament") 
  
Clause 72
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
 
328     Page 45, line 11, leave out from ("shall") to ("House") in line 12 and insert ("not be made unless it has been laid in draft before, and approved by resolution of, each") 
  
Schedule 11
 
  
BY THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
 
329     Page 104, leave out lines 40 and 41 
330     Page 105, leave out line 18 
  
BY THE LORD CHANCELLOR
 
331     Page 111, line 18, at end insert-- 
 
("1998 c. 37. The Crime and Disorder Act 1998. In Schedule 8, paragraph 44.
1999 c. 00. The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999. In Schedule 3, paragraph 7.")

 
 
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