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Transport Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Transport Bill to be moved in Committee (on re-commitment) in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
     Page 1, line 11, leave out ("he thinks") 
     Page 1, line 16, leave out ("will not find it unduly difficult to finance") and insert ("are capable of") 
  
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;")
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
     Page 1, line 21, leave out ("only") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 1, line 25, at end insert--
    ("(  )  The safety of aircraft must at all times take precedence over other considerations when the Secretary of State exercises his functions under subsections (1)(b), (c) and (d).")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 1, line 27, leave out ("(where the Secretary of State thinks it appropriate)") 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
     Page 1, line 27, leave out ("the Secretary of State thinks it") 
     Page 2, line 3, leave out ("in the manner he thinks is reasonable") 
     Page 2, line 6, leave out subsection (5) 
  
BY THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
 
     The Earl of Caithness gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 1 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
     Page 2, line 9, leave out ("it thinks") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 2, line 29, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The safety of aircraft must at all times take precedence over other considerations when the CAA is exercising its functions under subsection (1)(b), (c) and (d).")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 2, line 31, leave out ("(where the CAA thinks it appropriate)") 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 2, line 41, after ("provides") insert ("en route") 
  
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 3, line 41, at end insert ("en route") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 4, line 8, leave out from beginning to second ("the") in line 11 and insert ("a not for profit company, formed and registered as a company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act 1985 or") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 4, line 12, 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.")
 
     Page 4, line 15, at end insert ("or if the holder of the licence ceases to fall within the description set out in subsection (4)") 
  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 4, line 18, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) 
     Page 4, line 22, leave out subsection (2) 
     Page 5, line 6, leave out paragraph (a) 
     Page 5, line 7, leave out from ("State") to end of line 
     Page 5, line 13, leave out ("the Secretary of State or") 
     Page 5, line 16, leave out paragraph (a) 
     Page 5, line 18, leave out (", if the licence authority is the CAA") 
     Page 5, line 20, leave out subsection (11) 
  
Clause 7
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 5, line 22, leave out ("licence authority") and insert ("CAA") 
     Page 6, line 9, leave out ("licence authority") and insert ("CAA") 
     Page 6, line 11, leave out ("the Secretary of State or") 
  
Clause 8
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 6, line 32, at end insert ("and has been licensed by the CAA") 
  
Clause 10
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 7, line 1, leave out subsection (1) and insert--
 
    ("(1)  The CAA shall take remedial action in respect of a failure under section 8 by the licence holder.")
 
  
Clause 11
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 7, line 11, leave out from ("licence") to end of line 12 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 7, line 26, leave out subsection (4) 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 7, line 26, leave out subsection (4) and insert--
 
    ("(4)  In respect of actions under subsections (1), (2) and (3) the licence holder may appeal to the Secretary of State.")
 
  
Clause 12
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 8, line 15, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 10, line 14, at end insert ("and any representations made following publication of a report under section 12") 
     Page 10, line 18, after ("proposing,") insert--
    ("(  )  state in which respects the modifications differ from those modifications (if any) specified by the Competition Commission under section 13(1)(c) and why,")
 
     Page 10, line 26, after ("(3)") insert ("and any representations made following publication of a report under section 12") 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 10, line 35, after ("Commission") insert ("must consider any representations copied to it under subsection (5)(b) and") 
  
Clause 16
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 11, line 40, 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 20
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 14, line 10, leave out ("it thinks is") and insert ("reasonably") 
     Page 14, line 15, leave out ("it thinks is") and insert ("reasonably") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 15, line 12, at end insert--
 
    ("(13)  Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (1) to (12) the Secretary of State must make an immediate order of compliance in respect of any breaches of the licence by the licence holder in respect of section 8(1)(a).")
 
  
Clause 21
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 15, line 20, at end insert ("in the light of the duty imposed on it by section 2") 
  
Clause 22
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 16, line 28, leave out subsection (5) 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 17, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (1) to (11), the Secretary of State must make an immediate order to ensure compliance in respect of section 8(1)(a).")
 
  
Clause 27
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 20, line 4, leave out ("Secretary of State and the") 
     Page 20, line 6, leave out ("they do the court") and insert ("the court is satisfied as to the competence and ability of that person to so manage the company's affairs, business and property, it") 
  
After Clause 30
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 20 to 30, should the Secretary of State or the CAA become aware that the licence holder is in breach of the conditions of the licence in respect of section 8(1)(a) then the Secretary of State or the CAA must suspend the licence to operate until such time as the Secretary of State and the CAA are satisfied that the licence holder is able to comply.")Breach of licence conditions.
  
Before Clause 34
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 31 and 32, should the Secretary of State or the CAA become aware that the financial state of the licence holder is such as to affect the provisions in respect of section 8(1)(a) then the Secretary of State must make an immediate order requiring the CAA to administer the UK Air Traffic Control System.")Financial state of licence holder: CAA administration.
  
Clause 35
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 24, line 1, leave out subsection (6) 
  
Clause 38
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 24, line 14, leave out ("or to licence holders generally") 
     Page 24, line 39, leave out ("particular") 
     Page 24, line 40, leave out ("(as opposed to licence holders generally)") 
     Page 25, line 22, at end insert--
 
    ("(12)  Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (1) to (11) the Secretary of State must assess the impact of such directions on the licence holder in respect of section 8(1)(a) and require the licence holder as directed by the CAA to take the necessary steps to protect the safety and integrity of the UK air traffic control system.")
 
 
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