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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 24, at end insert (", or
    (e)  a payment made in respect of an accident caused by a vehicle which is not required to be insured by virtue of section 144(2) of the Road Traffic Act 1988,")
 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 3, line 17, leave out from ("force") to end of line 20 
  
[In substitution for the amendment printed on sheet HL Bill 13(a)]
 
     Page 3, line 20, at end insert--
 
    ("(9A)  Subsection (1) does not apply where in respect of a traffic casualty a person making a compensation payment has previously been issued with one or more certificates, giving rise to an aggregate liability which equates to such maximum sum as may be set out in, or determined in accordance with, such regulations made under section 3(2) as are for the relevant period in force.
 
    (9B)  In subsection (9A) above, "the relevant period" means the days during which the traffic casualty has received NHS treatment at a health service hospital in respect of his injury and in respect of which the certificate, or certificates, have been issued.")
 
     Page 3, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  No certificate issued more than three months after the making of an application under subsection (8) shall have any legal effect.")
 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
[In substitution for the amendment printed on sheet HL Bill 13(a)]
 
     Page 4, line 3, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Regulations under this section, other than the first such regulations, 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.")
 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 4, line 14, leave out from ("before") to end of line 15 and insert ("the compensation payment in respect of the injury or death of the traffic casualty is made.") 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 4, line 28, after ("1(2)") insert ("as the case may be, before making a compensation payment or") 
     Page 4, line 36, leave out ("immediately") and insert ("within three months") 
     Page 4, line 37, leave out from beginning to ("from") in line 38 and insert ("In the event that a demand for payment made under subsection (2) is not paid within three months of the date on which it was made, the Secretary of State may recover such penalty charge as may be provided in regulations up to a maximum of twice the amount specified in the demand") 
     Page 5, line 1, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Clause 8
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 6, leave out lines 31 and 32 
  
Clause 9
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 6, line 38, leave out subsection (2) 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
 
     Page 9, leave out lines 19 and 20 
  
Clause 17
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 10, line 8, leave out from ("1977") to end of line 9 
     Page 10, line 15, leave out from ("1990") to end of line 16 
     Page 10, leave out lines 31 and 32 
  
Clause 18
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 11, line 6, leave out from ("1977") to end of line 7 
  
Clause 20
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 11, line 40, leave out subsections (5) to (10) 
  
Clause 21
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 12, line 21, leave out subsections (4) and (5) and insert--
 
    ("(4)  This Act extends to England and Wales only.")
 
 
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