House of Lords Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords
- continued
House of Lords

back to previous amendments
 
  
After Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
THE LORD ALEXANDER OF WEEDON
THE LORD BRIDGES
THE LORD WRIGHT OF RICHMOND
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (". This Act shall cease to have effect and the repeals referred to in section 3 shall be ineffective on 31st October 2001 unless, before that day, a subsequent Act has been passed by both Houses of Parliament to make new provision for membership of the House of Lords.")Duration of Act.
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" . This Act shall cease to have effect at the end of the Parliament in which it is passed.")Duration of Act (No. 2).
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" . This Act shall cease to have effect at the expiry of the period of three years beginning with its passing.")Duration of Act (No. 3).
  
BY THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (". Nothing in this Act affects the powers of the House of Lords.")Declaratory.
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
THE BARONESS STRANGE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) This Act shall not come into force unless a majority of those voting in a referendum have indicated a preference that "the provisions of the House of Lords Act 1999 take effect".
 
    (2)  The Secretary of State may by order make such provision about the conduct of the referendum as he thinks appropriate, provided that a draft of the statutory instrument containing it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.")
Referendum
(No. 2).
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) Any holder of a peerage conferred under the Life Peerages Act 1958 may, by instrument of disclaimer delivered to the Lord Chancellor, disclaim the right to sit and vote as a member of the House of Lords during the period while this Act remains in force.
 
    (2)  The holder of a peerage who exercises the right of disclaimer conferred by subsection (1) above shall not be disqualified by virtue of that peerage for voting at elections to the House of Commons or for being elected as a member of that House.")
Life Peerages: disclaimer.
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
THE LORD CHALFONT
THE LORD NAPIER AND ETTRICK
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
     Page 1, line 13, leave out subsections (1) and (2) and insert--
 
    ("(1)  Sections 1 to 3 and subsections (3) and (4) shall come into force on such day after their commencement has been approved in the referendum referred to in section (Referendum) as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.")
 
  
BY THE LORD ELTON
 
     Page 1, line 13, leave out from ("below)") to end of the line 14 and insert ("shall have effect until the last day of the first Session of the second Parliament following the Parliament in which this Act is passed.") 
  
BY THE VISCOUNT MOUNTGARRET
 
     Page 1, line 14, leave out ("Session of") 
     Page 1, line 15, leave out subsection (2) 
  
BY THE LORD ELTON
 
     Page 1, line 17, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
     Page 1, line 19, leave out ("as he considers appropriate") and insert ("as are necessary to ensure that every holder of a hereditary peerage disqualified by this Act from membership of the House of Lords shall be entitled to vote in any election to the House of Commons or the European Parliament held on any date between the end of the session in which this Act is passed and 1st February 2000.") 
  
BY THE LORD STANLEY OF ALDERLEY
 
     Page 2, line 1, leave out ("subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either") and insert ("laid in draft before, and subject to approval by resolution of, each") 
  
After Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD ELTON
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (". From the end of the Session of Parliament in which this Act is passed the House of Lords shall cease to be known as the House of Lords and shall instead be known as the Temporary House of Parliament.")House of Lords: name.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (". From the end of the Session of Parliament in which this Act is passed the House of Lords shall cease to be known as the House of Lords and shall instead be known as the Interim House of Parliament.")House of Lords: name (No. 2).
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (". From the end of the Session of Parliament in which this Act is passed the House of Lords shall cease to be known as the House of Lords and shall instead be known as the Appointed House of Parliament.")House of Lords: name (No. 3).
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE VISCOUNT MOUNTGARRET
 
     The Viscount Mountgarret gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 5 stand part of the Bill. 
  
In the Title
 
  
BY THE LORD WEATHERILL
THE LORD MARSH
THE EARL OF CARNARVON
THE VISCOUNT TENBY
 
     Line 1, leave out ("End") and insert ("Restrict") 
  
BY THE EARL OF CLANWILLIAM
 
     Line 1, after ("Lords") insert ("only") 
 
back to previous page
 
House of Lords home page Parliament home page House of Commons home page search page enquiries

© Parliamentary copyright 1999
Prepared 1 April 1999