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Amendments to the Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Bill

Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 1, line 22, leave out from ("Part") to end of line 24 
     Page 2, line 24, leave out ("compensation payment made") and insert ("injury or death occurring") 
     Page 2, line 25, leave out from ("force") to end of line 26 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 2, line 31, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
     Page 2, line 33, after ("State") insert ("or a person providing services to him") 
     Page 3, line 20, at end insert--
 
    ("(9A) No application for a certificate need be made where the aggregate amount for which the person making the compensation payment would otherwise be liable exceeds such prescribed sum as may be set out in, or determined in accordance with, such regulations laid under section 3(2) as are for the relevant period in force.
 
    (9B) In subsection (9A) above, "the relevant period" means such date or dates upon which the traffic casualty received NHS treatment at a health service hospital in respect of his injury.")
 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 3, line 29, after ("amounts") insert ("(expressed as the product of the amount set out in regulations under subsection (2) and, where applicable, the number of days that a traffic casualty has received treatment at a health service hospital in respect of his injury)") 
     Page 3, line 31, after ("out") insert ("in") 
     Page 3, line 31, leave out (", or determined in accordance with,") 
     Page 3, line 43, leave out ("2nd July 1997") and insert ("the coming into force of this Act") 
     Page 4, line 3, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )   Regulations under this section may not be made--
    (a)  until after consultation with such bodies representing the insurance industry as the Secretary of State shall determine; and
    (b)  unless one calendar month's notice of the content of such regulations has been given to those bodies.")
 
     Page 4, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )   No amount specified in a certificate shall anticipate either in whole or in part NHS treatment at a health service hospital which post-dates that certificate.")
 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 4, line 13, at end insert ("may be paid before the settlement date or, if it has not been so paid,") 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 4, line 42, leave out from ("court") to end of line 43 
  
Clause 7
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 5, line 29, after ("amounts)") insert ("or number of days") 
     Page 6, line 5, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
     Page 6, line 10, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  Regulations under this section may not be made until after consultation with such bodies representing the insurance industry as the Secretary of State shall determine.")
 
  
Clause 9
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 6, line 36, leave out ("Regulations may provide that") and insert ("In England and Wales") 
  
Clause 11
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 7, line 30, leave out ("the traffic casualty or,") 
     Page 7, line 37, leave out subsection (3) 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 15 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 16
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 9, line 35, leave out ("or areas") 
  
Clause 17
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 10, line 28, leave out from beginning to ("and") in line 32 and insert ("has the meaning given in section 192 of the Road Traffic Act 1988;") 
 
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