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Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to the Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

 The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the instruction tabled on 10th January 2000, as follows-- 
 Clauses 4 to 8
Schedules 2 and 3
Clause 9
 
 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL
THE BARONESS HOWELLS OF ST DAVIDS
THE BARONESS PRASHAR
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
19     Page 6, line 7, leave out from ("19B,") to ("a") in line 9 and insert ("the court in granting such relief or remedy, or making such order, within its powers (other than the award of damages) shall have regard to the need to avoid serious prejudice to") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
20     Page 6, line 7, leave out ("other than damages") 
  
BY THE LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL
THE BARONESS HOWELLS OF ST DAVIDS
THE BARONESS PRASHAR
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
21     Page 6, leave out lines 43 to 48 
22     Page 7, line 1, leave out subsection (2) 
  
Before Clause 8
 
  
BY THE LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL
THE BARONESS PRASHAR
THE BARONESS HOWELLS OF ST DAVIDS
THE LORD PATEL
 
23     [Withdrawn] 
24     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  For section 71 of the Race Relations Act 1976 there shall be substituted--General duty on public authorities.
 General duty on public authorities.     71.--(1)  Without prejudice to its obligation to comply with any other provision of this Act, a public authority to which this section applies shall have due regard to the need-- 
  
    (a)  to eliminate unlawful racial discrimination;
 
  
    (b)  to promote equality of opportunity between persons of different colour, race, nationality or ethnic or national origins; and
 
  
    (c)  to promote good relations between persons of different racial groups.
    (2)  The compliance of each public authority to which this section applies with the requirements of this section shall be subject to inspection and appraisal in accordance with regulations to be made by the Secretary of State after consultation with the Commission for Racial Equality.
 
    (3)  This section applies to every body or other person specified in Schedule A1 or of a description falling within that Schedule."")
 
 
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