Greater London Authority Bill -
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Clause 304
 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
 
455ZA     Page 160, line 42, leave out ("Tourist Board") and insert ("Tourism Council") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
455ZAYA           Page 160, line 42, at end insert (", or
    (d)  the London Tourist Board,")
 
  
After Clause 305
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
455ZAZA         Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  With the approval of the Assembly, the Mayor may nominate a member to the board of each of the following bodies--
    (a)  the London Arts Board;
    (b)  the South Eastern Museums Service, or its successor bodies;
    (c)  the London region of the Sports Council; and
    (d)  the London region of English Heritage.")
 
  
Clause 306
 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
 
455ZAA       Page 161, leave out lines 19 to 23 
  
After Clause 306
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
455A     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("PART XA 
 HEALTH 
     .--(1)  There shall be a body corporate to be known as the Greater London Regional Health Authority.
 
    (2)  The Greater London Regional Health Authority shall have the functions conferred or imposed on it by this or any other Act, or made exercisable by it under this Act, and any reference in this Act to the functions of the Greater London Regional Health Authority includes a reference to any functions made exercisable by this Act.
 
    (3)  The Greater London Regional Health Authority shall exercise its functions--
    (a)  in accordance with such guidelines as directions may be issued to it by the Mayor under subsection (4) below,
    (b)  for the purpose of facilitating the discharge by the Authority of the duties under this Act, and
    (c)  for the purpose of securing and facilitating the implementation of the health strategy.
    (4)  The Authority may issue to the Greater London Regional Health Authority--
    (a)  guidance as to the manner in which it exercises its functions,
    (b)  general instructions as to the manner in which it exercises its functions, or
    (c)  specific instructions as to the exercise of its functions.")
Greater London Regional Health Authority.
  
Clause 315
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD TOPE
 
455AWA       Page 164, line 20, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
455AXA       Page 164, line 23, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
455AXB*       Page 164, line 44, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Mayor shall from time to time, and at least once in every year, consult each London borough council and the Common council about the exercise of the Authority's functions under subsection (1) above.")
 
  
After Clause 315
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
455AXC*       Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) The Mayor may make schemes for the collection of information relating to any matters concerning Greater London or any part of it.
 
    (2)  The schemes that may be made under this section include schemes under which each London local authority must provide to the Mayor, in accordance with the scheme, information--
    (a)  required by the Mayor to be provided; and
    (b)  falling within such description of information as is specified in the scheme.
    (3)  A scheme under this section may be made only after consultation with each London local authority.
 
    (4)  A scheme under this section shall have effect so as to be binding on all the London local authorities only if at least two-thirds of those authorities give their agreement to the scheme.
 
    (5)  A scheme under this section shall state whether or not it is to remain in effect indefinitely and, if it is not to remain in effect indefinitely, shall state the period for which it is to remain in effect.
 
    (6)  A scheme under this section may include provision relating to--
    (a)  the method by which information to be collected or provided under the scheme is to be analysed;
    (b)  the form in which such information is to be collected or provided;
    (c)  the ownership of information collected or provided under the scheme;
    (d)  the method by which information is to be transferred or stored under the scheme;
    (e)  the persons to whom information collected or provided under the scheme may, or must not, be disclosed;
    (f)  bearing the costs of the scheme.
    (7)  The provision which may be made by virtue of subsection (6)(f) above includes in particular provision--
    (a)  for the costs of collecting or providing information of a description specified in the scheme to be borne by the Mayor or a London local authority or by both the Mayor and a London local authority in such proportions as may be specified by or under the scheme;
    (b)  for the recovery of costs related to the scheme by the Mayor from a London local authority, by a London local authority from the Mayor or by a London local authority from another such authority.
    (8)  A scheme under this section may contain such supplementary provision as the Mayor considers necessary or expedient.
 
    (9)  The powers of the Mayor under this section are without prejudice to any other power of the Mayor under or by virtue of this Act to require any London local authority to provide information.
 
    (10)  For the purposes of this section a London local authority means a London borough council or the Common council.")
Information schemes.
455AXD*       Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) Where a scheme (referred to in this section as a "local authority information scheme") is made by virtue of section (Information schemes)(2) above but the agreement of at least two-thirds of the London local authorities is not given as required by subsection (4) of that section, the Mayor may apply to the Secretary of State for a direction that the scheme is to have effect so as to be binding on all those authorities.
 
    (2)  A direction by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) above shall specify the date from which the scheme is to have effect by virtue of the direction.
 
    (3)  Before giving a direction under subsection (1) above the Secretary of State shall consult each London local authority and may give such a direction only if he considers--
    (a)  that the scheme is necessary for the purposes of the proper exercise of the Authority's functions; and
    (b)  that the provisions of the scheme will not impose an unreasonable financial burden on the London local authorities.
    (4)  For the purposes of a local authority information scheme each London local authority shall have power to collect any information which is required to be provided by that authority to the Mayor under the scheme.
 
    (5)  For the purposes of this section a London local authority means a London borough council or the Common council.")
Schemes for the provision of information by London councils: supplementary.
455AXE*       Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) A scheme under section (Information schemes) above may at any time--
    (a)  be revoked by the Mayor; or
    (b)  be varied by the Mayor in accordance with the terms of the scheme or by agreement between the Mayor and at least two-thirds of the London local authorities.
    (2)  Before deciding whether to revoke or vary a scheme by virtue of subsection (1) above the Mayor shall consult each London local authority.
 
    (3)  Where the Mayor revokes or varies a scheme by virtue of subsection (1) above he shall notify each London local authority of the revocation or variation.
 
    (4)  For the purposes of this section a London local authority means a London borough council or the Common council.")
Revocation or variation of information schemes.
  
Clause 316
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD TOPE
 
455AYA       Page 165, line 38, after ("for") insert ("the Authority or") 
455AZA       [Withdrawn] 
  
Clause 318
 
  
BY THE LORD YOUNG OF DARTINGTON
 
     The Lord Young of Dartington gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 318 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 325
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
455AA     Page 173, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Any power conferred by this Act on a Minister of the Crown to make an order which has not been exercised before 1st May 2004 shall become null and void.")
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
455AB*     Page 173, line 43, at end insert ("or
    (c)  section 317(1) above,")
 
455AC*     Page 173, line 45, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Subsection (3) above shall not have effect in relation to a statutory instrument containing an order under section 317(1) above making--
    (a)  amendments or repeals in an enactment contained in a local and personal or private Act,
    (b)  amendments or revocations in subordinate legislation which was not subject to affirmative parliamentary procedure, or
    (c)  provision of any description by virtue of section 317(2) or subsection (1) above in connection with any such amendments, repeals or revocations,
if it would not have effect in relation to that instrument apart from those amendments, repeals or revocations or that provision.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
455B     Page 174, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  A Statutory Instrument containing regulations under section 317(1) shall not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.")
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
455BA     Page 174, line 21, leave out ("paragraph 16(2)") and insert ("provisions specified in subsection (4) above") 
455BB     Page 174, line 22, leave out ("paragraph 22(2)") and insert ("provisions specified in subsection (4) above") 
455C     Page 174, line 25, at end insert--
 
    ("section (Power of Mayor to transfer functions)(4);")
 
455D     Page 174, line 27, at end insert--
    ("section (Restrictions on contracting out certain services);")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
455E     Page 174, line 29, leave out ("317") and insert ("317(2)") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
455EA*     Page 174, line 34, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of this section, the subordinate legislation which is "subject to affirmative parliamentary procedure" is any subordinate legislation contained in an instrument which was subject--
    (a)  to a requirement that a draft of the instrument be laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament, or
    (b)  to a requirement that a draft of the instrument be laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the House of Commons,
or which was not subject to such a requirement by reason only that it re-enacted subordinate legislation (with or without modification).")
 
  
Schedule 27
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
455F     Page 320, line 11, at end insert-- 
 ("1965 c. 63.The Public Works Loans Act 1965.In section 2(1)(a), the word "and" immediately preceding sub-paragraph (iii). 
 1968 c. 13.The National Loans Act 1968.In Schedule 4, in paragraph 1, in paragraph (a) of the definition of "local authority", the word "and" immediately preceding sub-paragraph (iii).") 
455G     Page 321, line 13, column 3, at end insert-- 
 ("Section 107.") 
455H     Page 321, line 13, at end insert-- 
 ("1988 c. 41.The Local Government Finance Act 1988.In section 88(2), paragraphs (c) and (d).") 
455J     Page 322, line 19, column 3, at end insert-- 
 ("In section 45(1), in the second paragraph, the words "outside Greater London".") 
455K     Page 322, line 19, column 3, at end insert-- 
 ("In section 55(4), the word "and" immediately preceding paragraph (d).") 
  
Clause 329
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
456     Page 175, line 33, leave out paragraph (b) 
 
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