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Amendments to the Employment Relations Bill

Employment Relations Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Employment Relations Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 4, line 13, leave out ("(3)") and insert ("(2)") 
  
Clause 10
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 5, line 17, leave out ("the worker") 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 8, line 28, after ("13") insert ("of this Act") 
  
Clause 17
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 8, line 37, leave out ("subject") and insert ("subjected") 
  
Clause 32
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 16, leave out lines 23 to 28 and insert--
 
    ("(7)  The provisions mentioned in subsection (8) apply to employment on board a ship registered in the United Kingdom if and only if--
    (a)  the ship is registered at a port in Great Britain,
    (b)  under his contract of employment the person employed does not work wholly outside Great Britain, and
    (c)  the person employed is ordinarily resident in Great Britain.")
 
  
Clause 46
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 20, line 24, leave out ("section 39") and insert ("sections 39 and 45") 
  
Schedule 1
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 21, line 36, at end insert ("or 44") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE BARONESS SECCOMBE
 
     Page 31, line 5, at end insert ("if it is part of a business employing more than 50 workers in total, or at least 50 per cent of the workers if there are more than 20 but less than 51 workers employed by the said business on either of the dates referred to in paragraph 7(1) of this Schedule") 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 32, line 36, leave out ("An agreement for or") and insert ("A") 
     Page 32, line 38, after ("effect") insert ("to the extent specified in paragraph 83(2)") 
     Page 35, line 22, leave out ("An agreement for or") and insert ("A") 
     Page 35, line 24, after ("effect") insert ("to the extent specified in paragraph 83(2)") 
     Page 40, line 24, leave out ("(2)(a)") and insert ("(2)") 
     Page 40, line 40, at end insert ("or 59") 
     Page 40, line 42, leave out ("58") and insert ("60") 
     Page 49, line 4, leave out ("or 47") 
     Page 49, line 48, leave out ("or agreement") 
     Page 50, line 48, leave out ("or agreement") 
     Page 51, line 36, leave out ("or agreement") 
     Page 53, line 49, at end insert--
 
    ("(4A)  In relation to a residual unit in relation to which a declaration is issued under paragraph 91, references to collective bargaining are to negotiations relating to the matters which were the subject of collective bargaining in relation to the corresponding parent unit.")
 
     Page 54, line 1, leave out ("67(5)(b)") 
  
Schedule 3
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 79, line 18, after ("and") insert ("to") 
  
Schedule 4
 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 86, line 39, leave out ("unless") and insert ("except where") 
     Page 87, line 18, leave out ("failure") and insert ("refusal") 
     Page 87, line 29, leave out ("failing") and insert ("refusing") 
     Page 88, leave out lines 11 to 16 and insert--
 
    ("4. In section 13(2) of the Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (costs and expenses) the following shall cease to have effect-")
 
     Page 88, line 43, leave out ("or time off under section 57A") 
     Page 89, line 38, leave out ("or time off under section 57A") 
     Page 90, line 18, leave out ("57C") and insert ("57B") 
     Page 90, line 19, leave out paragraph 34 
     Page 90, line 27, leave out ("57C") and insert ("57B") 
     Page 90, line 32, leave out ("57C") and insert ("57B") 
     Page 90, line 37, leave out ("57C") and insert ("57B") 
     Page 91, line 1, leave out paragraph 40 
     Page 91, line 24, leave out ("57A, 57C,") 
     Page 91, line 24, leave out ("81,") 
  
Schedule 8
 
  
BY THE LORD RAZZALL
THE VISCOUNT THURSO
 
     Page 109, line 16, leave out ("all or") 
     Page 109, line 19, leave out ("all or") 
  
BY THE LORD SIMON OF HIGHBURY
 
     Page 109, line 36, leave out ("party") and insert ("applicant") 
     Page 111, line 5, after ("programme") insert ("which is") 
    Page 111, line 15, leave out ("and") and insert ("or") 
 
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