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given up to and including

Thursday 4th November 1999


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CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY BILL

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Greater London Authority Bill


Lords Amendment No. 171

   


As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Edward Davey

(a)

Line     2,     at end insert—

    '(za) such persons or bodies which represent the interests of persons who use the River Thames in order to ensure a co-ordinated strategy for the safest possible use for all users of the River Thames.'.


Lords Amendment No. 223

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said Amendment.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

To move the following amendment to the Bill in lieu of the Amendment proposed by the Lords:—

(a)

Page     76,     line     41,     leave out from 'Secretary of State' to 'shares' and insert 'Mayor, raise money by the issue of bonds,'.


235

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr John McDonnell

(a)

Line     8,     after 'facilities', insert ', including transport infrastructure projects,'.


Lords Amendment No. 298

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

(a)

Line     5,     leave out 'must no longer be' and insert 'may remain'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

(b)

Line 5, leave out from 'operator' to end of line 7.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

(c)

Line 7, at end add—

    '(5a) The public sector operator may borrow money for investing in transport in Greater London.'.


Lords Amendment No. 419

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(a)

*Line     4,     leave out 'or' and insert—

      '(bc) facilitating the exercise by Transport for London of any functions so transferred; or'.


Lords Amendment No. 499

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said Amendment.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of the new Clause proposed by the Lords:—

(a)

    Page     165,     line     42,     at end insert the following Clause:—

Discrimination

    '. —(1) In exercising their functions, it shall be the duty of—

      (a) the Greater London Authority (whether acting by the Mayor, the Assembly or the Mayor and Assembly jointly),

      (b) the Metropolitan Police Authority, and

      (c) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,

    to comply with the requirement in subsection (2) below.

    (2) The requirement is to have regard to the need—

      (a) to promote equality of opportunity for all persons irrespective of their race, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion;

      (b) to eliminate unlawful discrimination; and

      (c) to promote good relations between persons of different racial groups, religious beliefs and sexual orientation.

    (3) This section is without prejudice to section (Equality of opportunity) above and is subject to any provision made by or under any other enactment.'


Lords Amendment No. 541

To move the following consequential Amendment to the Bill:—

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(a)

*Page     173,     line     28,     at     end     insert—

    '( ) Subsections (3) to (5) above do not apply in relation to the transfer of functions, property, rights and liabilities to the extent that the provision by which, or the order or instrument under which, the transfer is made provides otherwise.'.


Lords Amendment No. 703

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(a)

*Line     17,     at end insert '; and

      (b) rights and liabilities under enactments.'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(b)

*Line     21,     leave out ', or any instrument or agreement made in connection with a transfer scheme,'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(c)

*Line     27,     leave out ', or by virtue of an instrument or agreement made in connection with a transfer scheme,'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(d)

*Line     86,     at end insert:—

    '( ) The provision that may be made by a transfer scheme includes provision for transfers to take effect at such time of day as may be specified in the order.'

   


To move the following consequential Amendment to the Bill:—

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(e)

*Page     129,     line     6,     at     end     insert—

    '( ) Subsections (2) to (4) above do not apply in relation to an abolished function to the extent that the repeal or revocation of the statutory provision by which the function was conferred or imposed comes into force on terms which provide otherwise.'.


Lords Amendment No. 793

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(a)

*Line     39,     at end insert 'or any qualifying transaction'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(b)

*Line     40,     after 'above' insert—

      ' "qualifying transaction" means any relevant transaction, within the meaning of paragraph 3 below, as a result of which a person is or becomes a protected person for the purposes of that paragraph;'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(c)

*Line     135,     after 'London,' insert 'or of a private sector company (within the meaning of paragraph 3 above)'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(d)

*Line     137,     leave out 'or'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(e)

*Line     138,     after 'London' insert 'or such a company'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

(f)

*Line     179,     at end insert—

'Former employees of predecessors of London Regional Transport

    6. In the application of section 322 of this Act in a case where the body or person falling within paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of that section is London Regional Transport or a subsidiary of London Regional Transport, paragraph (c) of that subsection shall have effect with the insertion, after "falling within paragraph (b) above", of "or this paragraph".'.


 
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