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Amendment Paper as at
Monday 8th November 1999

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS


FOOD STANDARDS BILL

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Food Standards Bill

Lords Amendment No. 25

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr James Paice
Mrs Caroline Spelman

(a)

Line     3,     after 'the', insert 'sourcing,'.


   

FOOD STANDARDS BILL (SUPPLEMENTAL ALLOCATION OF TIME)

   

Margaret Beckett
Mr Nicholas Brown

    That the Order of the House of 22nd July 1999 be supplemented as follows:

Lords Amendments

    1. Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments shall be completed at today's sitting and, if not previously concluded, shall be brought to a conclusion one and a half hours after the commencement of the proceedings on this Order.

    2.—(1) This paragraph applies for the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 1.

    (2) The Speaker shall first put forthwith any Question already proposed from the Chair.

    (3) If that Question is for the amendment of a Lords Amendment the Speaker shall then put forthwith—

      (a) the Question on any further amendment of the Lords Amendment moved by a Minister of the Crown, and

      (b) the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown, That this House agrees or disagrees to the Lords Amendment or (as the case may be) to the Lords Amendment as amended.

    (4) The Speaker shall then put forthwith—

      (a) the Question on any amendment moved by a Minister of the Crown to a Lords Amendment, and

      (b) the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown, That this House agrees or disagrees to the Lords Amendment or (as the case may be) to the Lords Amendment as amended;

    (5) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown, That this House disagrees to a Lords Amendment.

    (6) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question, That this House agrees to all the remaining Lords Amendments.

    (7) As soon as the House has agreed or disagreed to a Lords Amendment the Speaker shall put forthwith a separate Question on any amendment which is moved by a Minister of the Crown and relevant to the Lords Amendment.

Subsequent stages

    3.—(1) The Speaker shall put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the consideration forthwith of any further Message from the Lords on the Bill.

    (2). The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall, if not previously brought to a conclusion, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

    (3). For the purpose of bringing these proceedings to a conclusion the Speaker shall put forthwith—

      (a) any Question already proposed from the Chair and the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown which is related to the Question already proposed from the Chair;

      (b) the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown on or relevant to any of the remaining items in the Lords Message; and

      (c) the Question, That this House agrees with the Lords in all the remaining Lords Proposals.

Miscellaneous

    4.—(1) This paragraph applies to proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments and proceedings on any further Message from the Lords.

    (2) Paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business) shall apply to proceedings to which this paragraph applies.

    (3) Proceedings to which this paragraph applies shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House.

    (4) No dilatory Motion with respect to, or in the course of, proceedings to which this paragraph applies shall be made, except by a Minister of the Crown; and the Question on any such Motion shall be put forthwith.

    (5) Where proceedings on a Motion for the Adjournment of the House would, by virtue of Standing Order No. 24 (Urgent matters), commence at a time when proceedings to which this paragraph applies are in progress, the proceedings on the Motion shall be postponed to the conclusion of the proceedings to which this paragraph applies.

    (6) If the House is adjourned, or the sitting is suspended, before the expiry of the period at the end of which proceedings to which this paragraph applies are to be brought to a conclusion, no notice shall be required of a Motion made at the next sitting by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order.


 
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