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Lord Falconer of Thoroton: My Lords, the amendments refer to a member of the family. They contain no definition, but they contain no provision for regulations to define it. I assume that if I look through the Act I shall find a definition for the words “a member of the family". I am not sure what point the

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noble Lord is making. Where in the amendment does it state that the matter will be dealt with by another instrument?

Lord Avebury: My Lords, it does not. Clause 75(12) states:


    “The regulations may prescribe the persons who, in relation to an EEA national, are the members of his family".

I was asking the Minister why we do not know who these members are and why we have to prescribe them by regulations.

Lord Falconer of Thoroton: My Lords, perhaps I may write to the noble Lord in relation to that. I apologise for not having answered.

On Question, amendment agreed to.

Lord Falconer of Thoroton moved Amendments Nos. 102 to 105:


Page 49, line 16, leave out (“and") and insert (“or").
Page 49, line 41, at end insert--
(“( ) “United Kingdom national" means a person who falls to be treated as a national of the United Kingdom for the purposes of the Community Treaties.").
Page 50, line 9, leave out (“in relation to an EEA national") and insert (“for the purposes of this section").
Page 50, line 10, leave out (“his") and insert (“a person's").

On Question, amendments agreed to.

Lord Bach: My Lords, I beg to move that consideration on Report be now adjourned.

Moved accordingly, and, on Question, Motion agreed to.

        House adjourned at twenty-five minutes before two o'clock.

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