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Schedule 20
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
348A     Page 274, line 10, at end insert ("and the London Assembly"") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
349     Page 274, leave out lines 14 and 15 and insert--
 
    (""(4)  This section does not apply in relation to London where the London Development Agency shall have regard to the views of and regularly consult with small, medium and large businesses in London and with their representative bodies."")
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
349A     Page 274, line 22, leave out ("In") 
349B     Page 274, line 22, at end insert ("shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  At the beginning there shall be inserted "(1)".
 
    (3)  In the subsection (1) so formed,")
 
349C     Page 274, line 24, at end insert--
 
    ("(4)  After the subsection (1) so formed there shall be inserted--
        (2)  The Secretary of State may, with the approval of the Treasury, make to the Greater London Authority grants of such amounts, and on such terms, as he thinks fit.
        (3)  Any grant made under subsection (2) shall be made for the purposes of the London Development Agency."")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
349D     Page 274, line 25, leave out paragraph 6 
349E     Page 275, leave out lines 19 to 21 and insert--
 
    (""(4) Subsection (1) has effect in relation to the London Development Agency as if the reference to the Secretary of State was a reference to the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.
 
    (4A) Subsection (2) has effect in relation to the London Development Agency as if the reference to the Secretary of State was a reference to the Mayor of London.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
350     Page 275, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(8)  The report shall include the criteria used by the London Development Agency for granting financial support to other institutions."")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
350A     Page 275, line 32, at end insert ("and the London Assembly") 
350B     Page 275, line 39, leave out from ("London") to end of line 40 and insert ("and the London Assembly have given their consent") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
351     Page 276, line 1, leave out paragraph 14 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
351A     Page 276, line 15, at end insert ("and the London Assembly") 
351B     Page 276, line 38, at end insert--
        ("(  )  Where the Mayor of London has removed a member of the London Development Agency by virtue of sub-paragraph (3)(c) above his decision shall be subject to the approval of the Assembly by a simple majority.
        (  )  The London Assembly may vote to remove a member of the London Development Agency by a simple majority if it is satisfied that the member is unable or unfit to carry out the functions of a member.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
352     Page 276, line 39, leave out from beginning to end of line 3 on page 277 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
352A     Page 277, leave out lines 10 to 14 
352B     Page 277, line 14, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In paragraph 3 (remuneration, pensions, etc) after sub-paragraph (1) there shall be inserted--
        (1A) Sub-paragraph (1) has effect in relation to the London Development Agency as if references to the Secretary of State were references to the Mayor of London and the London Assembly."")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
353     Page 277, line 19, at end insert ("and Assembly"") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
353A     Page 277, line 20, leave out sub-paragraph (6) and insert--
 
    ("(6)  In paragraph 4 (staff) after sub-paragraph (2) there shall be inserted--
        (2A)  Appointments to the position of Chief Executive of the London Development Agency shall be made as follows--
      (a)  the first appointment shall be made by the Mayor of London after consultation with the chair (or chair designate) of the agency and with the approval of the London Assembly decided by simple majority vote,
      (b)  subsequent appointments shall be made by the Agency with the consent of the Mayor of London and the approval of the London Assembly decided by simple majority vote."")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354     Page 277, line 23, at end insert ("and Assembly"") 
  
Clause 243
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354ZA     Page 133, line 11, leave out from beginning to end of line 3 on page 134 
  
Schedule 21
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354A     Page 277, line 31, leave out ("twelve") and insert ("six") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
354ZB     Page 277, line 32, leave out ("appointed") and insert ("elected") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354B     Page 277, line 32, at end insert--
    ("(aa)  six shall be persons appointed by a joint committee of the London boroughs under paragraph 2A,")
 
354C     Page 277, line 38, leave out ("members of the London Assembly") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
354ZD     Page 277, line 39, leave out ("appointed") and insert ("elected") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354D     Page 277, line 39, at end insert ("and paragraph 2A") 
354E     Page 277, line 42, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  One half of the number provided for under paragraph (1)(2)(a) shall be appointed under paragraph 2 and one half of the number provided for under paragraph (1)(2)(a) shall be appointed under paragraph 2A.
 
    (4)  If the number provided for under paragraph (1)(2)(a) is an odd number then the members appointed under paragraph 2 shall be greater in number by one than the members appointed under paragraph 2A.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
354ZF     Page 277, line 45, leave out ("appointed by the Mayor of London") and insert ("elected by the London Assembly") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354F     Page 277, line 45, leave out ("Mayor of London") and insert ("London Assembly") 
354G     Page 278, leave out lines 1 to 3 
354H     Page 278, line 4, leave out from beginning to ("shall") in line 5 and insert ("The Chair of the London Assembly") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
354YJ     Page 278, line 4, leave out ("Mayor") and insert ("London Assembly") 
354ZJ     Page 278, line 6, leave out ("appointment he") and insert ("election it") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354J     Page 278, line 6, leave out ("he") and insert ("it") 
354K     Page 278, line 7, at end insert--
 
    ("2A.--(1)  The members of the Metropolitan Police Authority referred to in paragraph 1(3) shall be appointed by a joint committee consisting of persons appointed by the London boroughs from among their own members.
 
    (2)  The number of members of the joint committee, and the number of those members to be appointed by each London borough, shall be such as the boroughs may agree or, in the absence of agreement, as may be determined by the Secretary of State.
 
    (3)  The joint committee shall exercise its powers to appoint members of the Metropolitan Police Authority under this paragraph so as to ensure that, so far as practicable, the members for whose appointment it is responsible reflect the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among the members of the London boroughs taken as a whole.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
354ZL     Page 278, leave out line 11 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354L     Page 278, line 16, at end insert--
 
    ("3A.  The members of the Metropolitan Police Authority shall exercise their powers to appoint members under paragraph 3(3)(a) so as to ensure that, so far as is practicable, where members for whose appointments they are responsible are members of political parties, their numbers reflect the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among members of the London Assembly.")
 
354M     Page 279, line 8, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  A panel or joint committee shall exercise its power to appoint members of the Metropolitan Police Authority under sub-paragraph (2) or (3) so as to ensure that, so far as is practicable, where members for whose appointments they are responsible are members of political parties, their numbers reflect the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among members of the London Assembly.")
 
  
Clause 248
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
354MVA       Page 135, leave out lines 3 to 19 and insert--
 
    ("(2)  Any appointment of a Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis shall be made by the Metropolitan Police Authority.
 
    (3)  A person appointed as Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis shall hold office until such time as the Assembly shall decide otherwise by two thirds majority on receiving a request from the Metropolitan Police Authority.
 
    (4)  Any appointment of a Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis shall be subject to regulations under section 50.")
 
354MWA       Page 135, line 16, at end insert ("and the London Assembly") 
  
Clause 250
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
354MXA       Page 135, line 40, leave out from beginning to end of line 9 on page 136 and insert--
 
    ("(2)  Any appointment of a Deputy Commissioner shall be made by the Metropolitan Police Authority.
 
    (3)  A person appointed as a Deputy Commissioner shall hold office until such time as the Authority shall decide otherwise by simple majority on receiving a request from the Metropolitan Police Authority.
 
    (4)  Any appointment of a Deputy Commissioner shall be subject to regulations under section 50.
 
    (5)  The Commissioner shall be afforded an opportunity to make representations to the Metropolitan Police Authority concerning the applicants to fill the vacancy of Deputy Commissioner.")
 
  
After Clause 253
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
354MYA       Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) Any appointment of a person as the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis under section 1 of the Metropolitan Police Act 1829 which is in force immediately before the coming into force of section 248 above shall have effect as from the coming into force of that section as the appointment of that person as the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis under and in accordance with section 9B of the Police Act 1996.Continuation in post of current Commissioners and Commanders.
1829 c. 44.
1996 c. 16.
     (2)  If, immediately before the coming into force of section 250 above, there is in force in respect of a person who is one of the Assistant Commissioners of Police of the Metropolis an authorisation under section 8 of the Metropolitan Police Act 1856 (authorisation of one of the Assistant Commissioners to act as Commissioner in case of vacancy, illness or absence) that person shall be taken, as from the coming into force of section 250 above, to have been appointed as the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis under and in accordance with section 9D of the Police Act 1996.1856 c. 2.
1996 c. 16.
     (3)  Any appointment of a person (other than a person in relation to whom subsection (2) above has effect) as an Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis under section 2 of the Metropolitan Police Act 1856 which is in force immediately before the coming into force of section 252 above shall have effect as from the coming into force of that section as the appointment of that person as an Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis under and in accordance with section 9F of the Police Act 1996.1856 c. 2.
1996 c. 16.
     (4)  Any appointment of a person as a Commander in the metropolitan police force which is in force immediately before the coming into force of section 253 above shall have effect as from the coming into force of that section as the appointment of that person as a Commander under and in accordance with section 9G of the Police Act 1996.")1996 c. 16.
  
Clause 254
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
354MZA       Page 137, leave out lines 32 to 43 and insert-- 
 (""Other members of the metropolitan police force.     9H.--(1) The ranks that may be held in the metropolitan police force shall be such as may be prescribed by regulations under section 50.
 
    (2)  The ranks so prescribed in the case of the metropolitan police force shall include, in addition to the ranks of--
    (a)  Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis,
    (b)  Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis,
    (c)  Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, and
    (d)  Commander,
those of superintendent, chief inspector, inspector, sergeant and constable.")
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354MA     Page 137, line 39, leave out from first ("be") to ("superintendent") in line 42 
354MB     Page 137, line 43, at end insert ("or such as may be prescribed by regulations under section 50") 
 
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