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Here you can browse the Amendments to the Local Government Bill [H.L.] to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 82
 
  
BY THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
[In substitution for the second amendment printed on sheet HL Bill 30(a)]
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (".--(1)  A local authority shall not cause or permit discrimination as regards the provision of facilities or services save in respect of counselling, health care, education and in the prevention of the spread of disease.
 
    (2)  The Secretary of State may make and, from time to time revise, a code of practice on the discharge by local authorities of the duty under subsection (1).
 
    (3)  Any provision of a code of practice under subsection (2) which appears to a court or tribunal to be relevant to any question arising in any proceedings in connection with the application of the duty under subsection (1) shall be taken into account in determining that question.
 
    (4)  A code of practice or a revised code of practice under this section shall be contained in a statutory instrument which shall be laid before, and subject to approval by resolution of, each House of Parliament.
 
    (5)  For the purposes of this section discrimination in the provision of facilities or services is provision which confers upon any group of persons exclusive benefit of such facilities or services not generally available.")
Discrimination in the provision of facilities or services.
 
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