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Here you can browse the Supplement (d) to the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Greater London Authority Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 27
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Page 16, line 14, leave out from ("Authority") until end of line 15 and insert ("considers appropriate having regard to the impact of the exercise by the Authority of its functions on all applicable interests") 
     Page 16, line 28, at end insert--
    ("(  )  a London Civic Forum;")
 
  
Clause 33
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     Page 20, line 34, leave out subsection (8) 
  
Clause 36
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     Page 21, line 41, at end insert--
 
    ("(4)  The Secretary of State shall give his reasons for making a direction under subsection (1) when issuing the direction.")
 
  
Clause 44
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     Page 25, line 8, leave out from ("election") to ("there") 
     Page 25, line 10, leave out ("monthly") 
  
Before Clause 67
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In section 30 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (amounts for different categories of dwellings) there shall be added at the end--
        (10)  Where the major precepting authority in question is the Greater London Authority, subsections (2)(b) and (4) above shall have effect as if the references to sections 43 to 47 below were references to the appropriate Greater London provisions.
        (11)  In this section, "the appropriate Greater London provisions" means--
      (a)  sections 70 to 75 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 and section 47 below; or
      (b)  in the case of calculations by way of substitute, sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 of, and Schedule 6 to, that Act and section 47 below."")
Amounts for different categories of dwellings.
1992 c. 14.
  
Clause 68
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 36, line 23, leave out from ("for") to end of line 25 and insert ("the reference to sections 43 to 47 below there shall be substituted a reference to the appropriate Greater London provisions;") 
     Page 36, line 26, leave out from ("for") to end of line 28 and insert ("the reference to sections 43 to 47 below there shall be substituted a reference to the appropriate Greater London provisions;") 
     Page 36, line 34, at end insert--
        ("(10)  In this section, "the appropriate Greater London provisions" means--
      (a)  sections 70 to 75 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 and section 47 below; or
      (b)  in the case of calculations by way of substitute, sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 of, and Schedule 6 to, that Act and section 47 below."")
 
  
Clause 73
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 39, line 43, after ("report") insert ("or determination") 
     Page 40, line 4, after ("report") insert ("or determination"") 
     Page 40, line 5, leave out ("(b) or (c)") and insert ("or (b)") 
     Page 40, line 7, at end insert--
    ("(  ) in the case of the item specified in paragraph (c) of that definition, the determination under section 85 below for the financial year in question;")
 
  
Clause 74
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 41, line 41, after ("report") insert ("or determination") 
     Page 42, line 1, after ("report") insert ("or determination"") 
     Page 42, line 5, leave out ("any of paragraph (b), (c) or (d)") and insert ("paragraph (b) or (c)") 
     Page 42, line 7, at end insert--
    ("(  )  in the case of the item specified in paragraph (d) of that definition, the determination under section 85 below for the financial year in question;")
 
  
Clause 79
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 44, line 6, leave out subsection (2) and insert--
 
    ("(  )  For subsection (1) (power to make substitute calculations) there shall be substituted--
        (1)  A major precepting authority which has made calculations in relation to a financial year in accordance with--
      (a)  sections 43 to 48 above (originally or by way of substitute),
      (b)  sections 70 to 75 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 and sections 47 and 48 above, or
      (c)  sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 of, and Schedule 6 to, that Act and sections 47 and 48 above (by way of substitute),
    may make calculations in substitution in relation to the year in accordance with the relevant provisions.
        (1A)  For the purposes of subsection (1) above, the relevant provisions are--
      (a)  in a case falling within paragraph (a), the provisions specified in that paragraph; and
      (b)  in a case falling within paragraph (b) or (c), the provisions specified in paragraph (c)."")
 
     Page 45, line 22, at end insert ("under section 73(3)(b) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (in relation to item P1) or under section 74(5)(b) of that Act (in relation to item P2)") 
     Page 45, leave out lines 29 and 30 and insert ("the appropriate Greater London provisions in making the calculations.
 
    (6A)  For the purposes of subsection (6) above, "the appropriate Greater London provisions" means--
    (a)  in the case of calculations required to be made in accordance with sections 70 to 75 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 and sections 47 and 48 above, those provisions; and
    (b)  in the case of calculations required to be made in accordance with sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 of, and Schedule 6 to, that Act and sections 47 and 48 above, those provisions.")
 
  
Clause 80
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 45, line 36, leave out paragraph (a) and insert ("the Authority-- 
 
    (a)  has made calculations in relation to a financial year in accordance with sections 70 to 75 above and sections 47 and 48 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, or
    (b)  has made substitute calculations in relation to a financial year in accordance with sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 above and Schedule 6 to this Act and sections 47 and 48 of that Act,
but")
1992 c. 14.
     Page 46, line 15, leave out from ("sections") to ("calculations") in line 17 and insert (" 70, 71 and 73 to 75 above and Schedule 6 to this Act and sections 47 and 48 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 would be different from the last relevant")1992 c. 14.
     Page 46, line 20, leave out ("sections") and insert ("provisions.
 
    (  ) In subsection (5) above, "the last relevant calculations" means the last calculations made by the Authority in relation to the year in accordance with--
 
 
    (a)  sections 70 to 75 above and sections 47 and 48 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, or
    (b)  sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 above and Schedule 6 to this Act and sections 47 and 48 of that Act.")
1992 c. 14.
     Page 47, line 11, at end insert ("under section 73(3)(b) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (in relation to item P1) or under section 74(5)(b) of that Act (in relation to item P2)") 
     Page 47, line 15, leave out from ("with") to end of line 17 and insert ("the appropriate Greater London provisions in making the calculations.
 
    (  ) For the purposes of subsection (11) above, "the appropriate Greater London provisions" means--
 
 
    (a)  in the case of calculations required to be made in accordance with sections 70 to 75 above and sections 47 and 48 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, those provisions; and
    (b)  in the case of calculations required to be made in accordance with sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 above and Schedule 6 to this Act and sections 47 and 48 of that Act, those provisions.")
1992 c. 14.
  
Clause 81
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 47, line 44, leave out ("to 75 above") and insert (", 71 and 73 to 75 above and Schedule 6 to this Act") 
  
Clause 82
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 48, line 23, leave out from ("year") to end of line 26 
  
Schedule 6
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 201, line 39, leave out from ("section") to end of line 40 and insert (" 81 of this Act or section 52K or 52V of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.")1992 c. 14.
  
Clause 92
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 52, line 4, leave out from ("1999") to end of line 5 and insert--
    ("(cd)  a substitute calculation made in accordance with any of sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 of, and Schedule 6 to, that Act;".")
 
  
Clause 93
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 52, line 14, leave out from ("1999") to end of line 15 and insert--
    ("(bc)  making a substitute calculation in accordance with any of sections 70, 71 and 73 to 75 of, and Schedule 6 to, that Act;".")
 
  
Clause 139
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 75, line 41, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Transport for London shall publish any report made under this section.
 
    (  )  A copy of any report made under this section shall be kept available for the appropriate period by the Mayor for inspection by any person on request free of charge at the principal offices of the Authority at reasonable hours.
 
    (  )  A copy of any report made under this section, or any part of any such report, shall be supplied to any person on request during the appropriate period for such reasonable fee as the Mayor may determine.
 
    (  )  In this section "the appropriate period" in the case of a report under this section is the period of six years beginning with the date of publication of the report pursuant to this section.")
 
  
After Clause 231
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD EZRA
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Secretary of State shall ensure that London Regional Transport remains adequately funded during the transitional period.")Funding during the transitional period.
  
Schedule 21
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     Page 277, line 31, leave out ("twelve") and insert ("six") 
     Page 277, line 32, at end insert--
    ("(aa)  six shall be persons appointed by a joint committee of the London boroughs under paragraph 2A,")
 
     Page 277, line 38, leave out ("members of the London Assembly") 
     Page 277, line 39, at end insert ("and paragraph 2A") 
     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.")
 
     Page 277, line 45, leave out ("Mayor of London") and insert ("London Assembly") 
     Page 278, leave out lines 1 to 3 
     Page 278, line 4, leave out from beginning to ("shall") in line 5 and insert ("The Chair of the London Assembly") 
     Page 278, line 6, leave out ("he") and insert ("it") 
     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 paragraph 2A 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.")
 
     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.")
 
     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.")
 
  
Schedule 22
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     Page 292, line 30, at end insert-- 
 ("Pensions liabilities 
     .  After section 14 of the Police Act 1996 there shall be inserted-- 
     .  14A.  The liabilities of the Metropolitan Police Authority in relation to pensions being paid subject to regulations made under the Police Pensions Act 1976 to or in respect of persons who, having served as members of police forces, have ceased so to serve, shall be met out of moneys provided by Parliament.".")("Pensions liabilities of Metropolitan Police Authority.
     Page 298, line 36, leave out paragraph 98 
 
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