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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Transport Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 1, line 17, at end insert--
    ("(  )  to prevent or minimise noise, vibration, pollution (including light pollution), disturbance or environmental damage of any nature;")
 
     Page 1, line 27, leave out ("(where the Secretary of State thinks it appropriate)") 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 4 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 4, line 14, at end insert ("and the legal and beneficial ownership of a majority of shares carrying voting rights in such a company, and the control of such a company, is vested in a person who is a British citizen.
 
    (  )  For the purposes of this section references to "control" shall be interpreted in accordance with section 840 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 and the expression "controlled" shall be construed accordingly.")
 
  
Clause 10
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 7, line 1, leave out subsection (4) 
  
Clause 11
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 7, line 34, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Clause 13
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 9, line 31, at end insert ("and any representations made following publication of a report under section 12") 
     Page 9, line 43, after ("(3)") insert ("and any representations made following publication of a report under section 12") 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 10, line 8, after ("Commission") insert ("must consider any representations copied to it under subsection (5)(b) and") 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 11, line 14, at end insert--
    ("(  )  state in such notice where and why the modifications proposed differ (if they do) from those proposed by the Commission under section 12(1)(c),")
 
  
Clause 17
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 12, line 12, leave out ("it thinks is") and insert ("reasonably") 
     Page 12, line 17, leave out ("it thinks is") and insert ("reasonably") 
  
Clause 19
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 14, line 28, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Clause 24
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 18, line 4, leave out ("Secretary of State and the") 
  
Clause 36
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 23, line 19, after ("may") insert (", subject to approval of such directions by a resolution of both Houses of Parliament,") 
     Page 23, line 44, after ("him") insert ("or them") 
  
Clause 39
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 26, line 8, at end insert ("provided that the rights of any third party are not adversely affected by any such transfer or assignment or such third party consents to the transfer or assignment") 
  
Clause 50
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 34, line 12, at end insert ("which statement must state the reasons for the default and what steps, if any, it is proposed be taken to recover the sums in question") 
  
Clause 54
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 37, line 6, leave out subsection (4) 
  
Clause 63
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 42, line 1, leave out subsection (2) 
  
Clause 67
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 44, line 17, at end insert--
    ("(c)  to supply information which is commercially confidential or price sensitive")
 
  
Clause 71
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 47, line 8, leave out subsection (7) 
  
Clause 155
 
  
BY THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
 
     Page 92, line 27, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  A trunk road charging scheme may not be made in respect of the Dartford River Crossing.")
 
  
After Clause 244
 
  
BY THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  After section 96 of the Transport Act 1968 (permitted driving time) there shall be inserted--
Strategy for provision of service areas.     96A.  The Secretary of State shall publish a strategy for the provision of service areas on special roads and the trunk road system so that commercial vehicle drivers can--Strategy for provision of service areas.
  
    (a)  conveniently comply with the provisions of section 96 of this Act, and
 
  
    (b)  have access to a comprehensive range of ablutions."")
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 (Construction or adaption of vehicles 
     .  In section 41 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, after subsection (7) insert--
        (8)  In any regulations made under this section--
      constructed and adapted" means constructed or adapted" for the present purpose for which the vehicle is being used, irrespective of the purpose for which the vehicle may have originally or previously been designed, constructed or adapted"."")
Regulations regarding constructing or adapting vehicles.
 
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