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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Greater London Authority Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 4, line 39, leave out ("six") and insert ("three") 
     Page 4, line 40, after ("If") insert (", without the consent of the Assembly,") 
  
Clause 13
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 8, line 31, after ("if") insert (", without the consent of the Assembly,") 
     Page 8, line 31, leave out ("six") and insert ("three") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 8, line 32, leave out ("be disqualified from being") and insert ("cease to be") 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 8, line 40, at end insert--
    ("(bb)  ceases to be the Mayor by reason of failure to attend meetings of the Assembly")
 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 9, line 8, after ("above,") insert ("or
          (ii)  ceasing to be the Mayor by reason of failure to attend meetings of the Assembly,")
 
  
Clause 21
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 12, line 29, leave out ("85(2A)") and insert ("85A") 
  
Clause 33
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 20, line 30, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  After each financial year the Authority shall publish a report containing--
    (a)  a statement of the arrangements made in pursuance of subsection (1) above which had effect during that financial year; and
    (b)  an assessment of how effective those arrangements were in promoting equality of opportunity.")
 
     Page 20, line 31, after ("conferred") insert ("or imposed") 
  
Clause 38
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 23, line 25, at end insert ("or
    (c)  in relation to any function under Part X below (in relation to which provision for delegation is made under that Part).")
 
  
Clause 40
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 24, line 47, after (" 38") insert ("or (Delegation of Authority's functions)") 
     Page 25, line 6, after (" 38") insert ("or (Delegation of Authority's functions)") 
  
Clause 41
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 26, line 5, after ("Thames") insert ("safely") 
  
Clause 45
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 29, line 3, at end insert--
    ("(b)  a functional body,
    (c)  a member of a functional body, or
    (d)  a member of staff of a functional body,
except as provided by subsection (6A) below.
 
    (6A)  Where--
    (a)  the Mayor receives advice from a person falling within paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of subsection (6) above, and
    (b)  the functional body mentioned in that paragraph is the Metropolitan Police Authority or the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,
the Mayor is not relieved by subsection (6) above from any requirement to disclose the advice, if or to the extent that the advice falls within subsection (6B) below.
 
    (6B)  Advice given to the Mayor by a functional body falls within this subsection if it has been disclosed--
 
 
    (a)  at a meeting of, or of a committee or sub-committee of, the functional body at a time when the meeting was open to members of the public by virtue of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972 (access to meetings and documents); or
    (b)  in a document which has been open to inspection by members of the public by virtue of that Part of that Act.
    (6C)  Any reference in this section to a member of staff of a functional body includes a reference to an officer or employee of that body.")
1972 c. 70.
  
Clause 58
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 37, line 15, leave out ("(3)(e)") and insert ("(3)(a)") 
  
Clause 61
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 38, line 17, at end insert ("; and
    (c)  any person who has within the three years prior to the date of the requirement to be imposed under subsection (1) above been the chairman of, or a member of, any functional body")
 
     Page 39, line 29, leave out ("relate to") and insert ("disclose") 
     Page 39, line 29, at end insert--
 
    ("(10A)  Nothing in this section shall require a person who is--
    (a)  a member of a functional body, or
    (b)  a member of staff of a functional body,
to give any evidence, or produce any document, which discloses advice given to the Mayor by that person or, except as provided by subsection (10B) below, by that functional body.
 
    (10B)  Subsection (10A) above does not relieve a person from a requirement to give any evidence, or produce any document, which discloses advice given to the Mayor by--
    (a)  the Metropolitan Police Authority, or
    (b)  the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,
if or to the extent that the advice falls within subsection (10C) below.
 
    (10C)  Advice given to the Mayor by a functional body falls within this subsection if it has been disclosed--
 
 
    (a)  at a meeting of, or of a committee or sub-committee of, the functional body at a time when the meeting was open to members of the public by virtue of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972 (access to meetings and documents); or
    (b)  in a document which has been open to inspection by members of the public by virtue of that Part of that Act.")
1972 c. 70.
  
Clause 67
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 42, line 41, at end insert ("or such numbers of staff as shall not exceed in aggregate ten full time equivalent employees") 
  
Clause 79
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 52, line 28, after ("of") insert ("statutory") 
  
BY THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
 
     Page 53, line 7, at end insert ("(in their capacity as a local authority)") 
  
Clause 128
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 82, line 12, at end insert--
    ("(bd)  the London Pensions Fund Authority;"")
 
  
Clause 133
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 85, line 11, at end insert--
    ("(bd)  the London Pensions Fund Authority;"")
 
  
Clause 134
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 85, line 17, leave out ("and") 
     Page 85, line 17, at end insert ("and the London Pensions Fund Authority") 
     Page 85, line 19, leave out ("or of") 
     Page 85, line 19, after ("body") insert ("or the London Pensions Fund Authority") 
  
Clause 135
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 85, line 34, leave out ("functional body") and insert ("body to which this section applies") 
     Page 85, line 36, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The bodies to which this section applies are--
    (a)  each of the functional bodies; and
    (b)  the London Pensions Fund Authority.")
 
  
Clause 142
 
  
BY THE LORD BERKELEY
 
     Page 87, line 23, at end insert--
    ("(  )  shall, for highways, be based on the needs of persons (including pedestrians, cyclists and users of public transport) rather than vehicles,")
 
  
Clause 163
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Page 99, line 38, leave out ("different") and insert ("larger") 
  
After Clause 206
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Section 3 of the London Docklands Railway (Lewisham) (No. 2) Act 1993 (transfer of functions relating to the Docklands Light Railway) shall be amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (7) below.
 
    (2)  In subsection (1) (which confers a power on the Secretary of State to make orders transferring functions relating to the Docklands Light Railway) for "Secretary of State" there shall be substituted "Mayor of London".
 
    (3)  Subsection (3) (which confers a power to specify in a transfer order circumstances in which the order shall cease to have effect) shall cease to have effect.
 
    (4)  After subsection (3) there shall be inserted--
        (3A)  The power to make a transfer order under subsection (1) above includes a power to revoke, amend or re-enact any transfer order made under that subsection.
        (3B)  Without prejudice to subsection (3A) above, a transfer order may specify circumstances in which the order shall cease to have effect before the expiry of any period specified in any such order."
    (5)  In subsection (4) (which confers a power to include in a transfer order supplementary etc provision) for "Secretary of State" there shall be substituted "Mayor of London."
 
    (6)  Subsection (6) (which provides that the power to make a transfer order is to be exercisable by statutory instrument) shall cease to have effect.
 
    (7)  After subsection (6) there shall be inserted--
        (7)  The Mayor of London shall secure that any transfer order made under subsection (1) above (and any order revoking, amending or re-enacting any such order) is printed and published.
        (8)  A fee may be charged for the sale of an order printed and published under subsection (7) above."
    (9)  Any transfer order--
Docklands Light Railway.
1993 c. viii.
 
    (a)  made by the Secretary of State under section 3(1) of the London Docklands Railway (Lewisham) (No.2) Act 1993, and
    (b)  in force immediately before the coming into force of subsection (3) above,
shall have effect as from the coming into force of that subsection as if it were a transfer order made by the Mayor of London.")
1993 c. viii.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  The Croydon Tramlink Act 1994 shall be amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (9) below.
 
    (2)  In section 9(3) (consent to be obtained for the alteration of the level of a street) in paragraph (b) (which provides for disputes over the giving of consent to be determined by the Secretary of State) for "Secretary of State" there shall be substituted "Mayor of London".
 
    (3)  In section 50 (transfer of functions relating to the Croydon Tramlink) in subsection (1) (which confers a power on the Secretary of State to make orders transferring functions relating to the Croydon Tramlink) for "Secretary of State" there shall be substituted "Mayor of London".
 
    (4)  Subsection (3) of that section (which confers a power to specify in a transfer order circumstances in which the order shall cease to have effect) shall cease to have effect.
 
    (5)  After subsection (3) of that section there shall be inserted--
        (3A)  The power to make a transfer order under subsection (1) above includes a power to revoke, amend or re-enact any transfer order made under that subsection.
        (3B)  Without prejudice to subsection (3A) above, a transfer order may specify circumstances in which the order shall cease to have effect before the expiry of any period specified in any such order."
    (6)  In subsection (4) of that section (which confers a power to include in a transfer order supplementary etc provision) for "Secretary of State" there shall be substituted "Mayor of London".
 
    (7)  In subsection (7) (duty of London Regional Passengers' Committee to consider etc matters referred to them)--
    (a)  in paragraph (b) (references by the Secretary of State) for "by the Secretary of State" there shall be substituted "by Transport for London, by the Greater London Authority (acting by the Mayor of London)";
    (b)  in the words following paragraph (c) (persons to whom minutes etc are to be sent) for "the Secretary of State,", where first occurring, there shall be substituted "the Mayor of London, the London Assembly, Transport for London,"; and
    (c)  the words from "and to such person" onwards shall cease to have effect.
    (8)  Subsection (9) of that section (which provides that the power to make a transfer order is to be exercisable by statutory instrument) shall cease to have effect.
 
    (9)  After subsection (9) of that section there shall be inserted--
        (9A)  The Mayor of London shall secure that any transfer order made under subsection (1) above (and any order revoking, amending or re-enacting any such order) is printed and published.
        (9B)  A fee may be charged for the sale of an order printed and published under subsection (9A) above."
    (10)  In subsection (11) of that section (interpretation) for "London Regional Passengers' Committee" there shall be substituted "London Transport Users' Committee".
 
    (11)  Any transfer order--
The Croydon Tramlink.
1994 c. xi.
 
    (a)  made by the Secretary of State under section 50(1) of the Croydon Tramlink Act 1994, and
    (b)  in force immediately before the coming into force of subsection (3) above,
shall have effect as from the coming into force of that subsection as if it were a transfer order made by the Mayor of London.")
1994 c. xi.
  
Clause 237
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Page 143, line 44, at end insert ("or, if the Secretary of State by order so directs, who have attained 60 years of age") 
 
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