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Amendments to the Deafblind Persons Bill

Deafblind Persons Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Deafblind Persons Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD ASHLEY OF STOKE
 
1     Page 1, line 10, after ("the") insert ("numbers and the") 
2     Page 1, line 11, leave out ("keep a") and insert ("maintain an active,") 
  
BY THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
3*     Page 1, line 11, at end insert--
    ("(1B)  It shall be the duty of every local authority to actively identify and locate deafblind persons within ethnic minority groups in their area and to ensure their register of deafblind persons includes arrangements for monitoring by ethnic origin."")
 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD ASHLEY OF STOKE
 
4     Page 1, line 16, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the Disabled Persons (Northern Ireland) Act 1989,")
 
5     Page 1, line 17, after ("1990") insert--
    ("(  )  the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995,")
 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD ASHLEY OF STOKE
 
6     Page 2, line 5, after ("a") insert ("severe degree of") 
7     Page 2, line 7, at end insert ("and is applicable to persons who are--
          (a)  profoundly deafblind,
          (b)  profoundly deaf and partially sighted,
          (c)  hard of hearing and blind,
          (d)  hard of hearing and partially sighted,")
 
8     Page 2, line 11, leave out ("or") and insert ("and") 
  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE LORD ASHLEY OF STOKE
 
9     Page 2, line 22, leave out ("and Wales only") and insert (", Wales and Northern Ireland") 
 
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