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Amendments to the Road Traffic (Enforcement Powers) Bill [H.L.]

Road Traffic (Enforcement Powers) Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Road Traffic (Enforcement Powers) Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD BERKELEY
 
1     Page 1, line 19, at end insert--
    ("(iii)  section 2 of the Goods Vehicles (Licencing of Operators) Act 1995;
    (iv)  regulations under section 57(2)(d) of the Goods Vehicles (Licencing of Operators) Act 1995;
    (v)  sections 96 to 98 of the Transport Act 1968 and regulations and orders made under those sections.")
 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD BERKELEY
 
2     Page 3, line 27, leave out (""level 5"") and insert (""level 7"") 
  
BY THE VISCOUNT SIMON
 
3     Page 3, line 27, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  After subsection (5) of that Act, there shall be inserted--
 
    (6)  An operators licence issued under this Act shall not be valid if a person driving a United Kingdom registered goods vehicle under that licence does not hold a valid European Union recognised driving licence."")
 
  
After Clause 4
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
4     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In Schedule 3 of the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995 (Qualifications for Standard Licence), after paragraph 2(b) there is inserted--
    (c)  has within the last two years employed one or more drivers that he knew or suspected were illegally claiming unemployment benefits; or
    (d)  has within the last two years employed one or more drivers that were illegally claiming unemployment benefits and having failed to take suitable measures to ascertain whether or not they were claiming benefits or to remit National Insurance deductions to the Contributions Agency."")
Operators licences: good repute.
  
Schedule
 
  
BY THE EARL ATTLEE
 
5     Page 5, line 13, at end insert--
    (""engineering plant" means a vehicle permanently mounted with plant or machinery and which carries no load other than loose tools, accumulators, fuel and material to be used in connection with the plant.")
 
6     Page 5, line 27, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  Regulations made by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) may not authorise a vehicle to be detained if it is engineering plant unless it appears that the vehicle is being used as a goods vehicle to transport goods from one location to another.")
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS OF CHILWORTH
 
7     Page 6, line 30, leave out from ("informing") to ("that") in line 31 and insert ("the registered keeper or other persons who may be entitled to the goods vehicle") 
8     Page 6, line 37, at end insert (", and
    (c)  special attention to be paid to the needs of persons engaged in the business of hiring and leasing vehicles")
 
 
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