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After Clause 18
 
 
 
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Insert the following new Clause--  
      (" .--(1) The Secretary of State may incur expenditure in doing anything which he considers expedient--
    (a)  in preparation for the holding of the first ordinary election,

    (b)  for the purpose of facilitating the conduct of the first ordinary election, or

    (c)  otherwise in connection with the holding of the first ordinary election.

    (2)  The Secretary of State must not, by virtue of subsection (1) above, incur expenditure of a kind which is recoverable by a returning officer under section 18 above.")

Expenditure of Secretary of State in connection with holding the first ordinary election.
 
 
Clause 20
 
 
 
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 11, line 33, at beginning insert ("section 85(2A) or")  
 
 
Clause 26
 
 
 
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 16, line 7, leave out subsection (8)  
 
 
Schedule 8
 
 
 
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 234, line 26, leave out ("Mayor") and insert ("Chairman")  
 
 
After Clause 263
 
 
 
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
 
     Insert the following new Clause--  
      (".  After section 2 of the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 there shall be inserted-- Members proposed for London Development Agency
 Members proposed for London Development Agency 2A.  Proposed members of the London Development Agency shall complete a declaration detailing their business interests, whether they have been made bankrupt, been a party to voluntary arrangements, whether there are any judgements against them, whether they have been convicted of any offence involving fraud or dishonesty or an offence under legislation (whether or not of the United Kingdom) relating to companies (including insider dealing), building societies, banking or other financial services, or if they have been disqualified as a director or of any other material information, and this declaration should be publicly available for inspection one month before appointment.")
 
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
     Insert the following new Clause--  
      (" .  After section 2A of the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 there shall be inserted--  
Ethical Standards: guidance by Secretary of State. 2B.  Section 55 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 shall apply to a member of the London Development Agency as it applies to a member of the London Assembly.") Ethical Standards of members of London Development Agency.  
 
After Clause 358
 
 
 
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Insert the following new Clause--
 
    (".--(1)  Any power conferred on a Minister of the Crown by this Act to make regulations or an order or to give a direction shall cease to have effect on 1st April 2006 unless previously exercised.
 
    (2)  If a power has ceased to have effect pursuant to subsection (1) it may at any time be revived by order made by statutory instrument laid in draft before each House of Parliament.")
 
  

 
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