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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

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

     The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the instruction of 29th June 2000, as follows-- 
 Clauses 1 to 30
Schedules 1 and 2
Clauses 31 to 33
Schedule 3
Clauses 34 to 36
Schedule 4
Clause 37
Schedule 5
Clauses 38 to 63
Schedule 6
Clause 64
Schedule 7
Clauses 65 to 96
Schedule 8
Clauses 97 to 101
Schedule 9
Clauses 102 to 152
Schedule 10
Clauses 153 to 160
Schedule 11
Clauses 161 to 190
Schedule 12
Clauses 191 to 198
Schedule 13
Clauses 199 to 203
Schedule 14
Clauses 204 to 210
Schedule 15
Clauses 211 to 214
Schedule 16
Clause 215
Schedule 17
Clause 216
Schedule 18
Clause 217
Schedule 19
Clause 218
Schedule 20
Clause 219
Schedule 21
Clauses 220 to 226
Schedule 22
Clauses 227 and 228
Schedule 23
Clauses 229 and 230
Schedule 24
Clauses 231 to 238
Schedule 25
Clauses 239 to 248
Schedule 26
Clauses 249 and 250
Schedule 27
Clause 251
Schedule 28
Clauses 252 to 254
Schedule 29
Clauses 255 to 259
Schedule 30
Clauses 260 to 265
 
 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
1     Page 1, line 11, leave out ("he thinks") 
  
BY THE LORD TREFGARNE
 
2*     Page 1, line 12, after ("aircraft") insert (", whether or not operated for the purposes of hire and reward,") 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
3     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
 
4     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
 
5     Page 1, line 21, leave out ("only") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
6     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 BRETT
THE LORD LEA OF CRONDALL
THE LORD CLINTON-DAVIS
THE LORD HOYLE
 
7     Page 1, line 25, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The effects on the safety of aircraft by the application of subsections (1)(b), (c) and (d) must at all times take precedence over all other considerations.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
8     Page 1, line 27, leave out ("(where the Secretary of State thinks it appropriate)") 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
9     Page 1, line 27, leave out ("the Secretary of State thinks it") 
10     Page 2, line 3, leave out ("in the manner he thinks is reasonable") 
11     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
 
12     Page 2, line 9, leave out ("it thinks") 
  
BY THE LORD TREFGARNE
 
13*     Page 2, line 10, after ("aircraft") insert (", whether or not operated for the purposes of hire and reward,") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
14     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 (f).")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRETT
THE LORD LEA OF CRONDALL
THE LORD CLINTON-DAVIS
THE LORD HOYLE
 
15     Page 2, line 29, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  The effects on the safety of aircraft by the application of subsections (1)(b), (c) and (f) must at all times take precedence over all other considerations.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
16     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
 
17     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
 
18     Page 3, line 41, at end insert ("en route") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
19     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
 
20     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.")
 
21     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
 
22     Page 4, line 18, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) 
23     Page 4, line 22, leave out subsection (2) 
24     Page 5, line 6, leave out paragraph (a) 
25     Page 5, line 7, leave out from ("State") to end of line 
26     Page 5, line 13, leave out ("the Secretary of State or") 
27     Page 5, line 16, leave out paragraph (a) 
28     Page 5, line 18, leave out (", if the licence authority is the CAA") 
29     Page 5, line 20, leave out subsection (11) 
  
Clause 7
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
30     Page 5, line 22, leave out ("licence authority") and insert ("CAA") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
31     Page 6, line 8, at end insert--
 
    ("(5A)  A licence shall include provisions requiring the holder to indemnify operators and owners of aircraft, owners and managers of aerodromes, persons travelling in aircraft and persons with rights in property carried in them against, and to pay compensation in respect of, economic loss occasioned by air traffic control delays attributable to the holder.
 
    (5B)  For the purposes of subsection (5A), a licence shall set out the circumstances in which air traffic control delays shall be regarded as attributable to the holder; or shall make provision for an arbitration system, other than through the Civil Aviation Authority, to determine attribution of air traffic control delays.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
32     Page 6, line 9, leave out ("licence authority") and insert ("CAA") 
33     Page 6, line 11, leave out ("the Secretary of State or") 
  
Clause 8
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
34     Page 6, line 23, at end insert--
    ("(e)  must ensure that investment and service planning for the purpose of paragraphs (a) to (d) is undertaken with the agreement of operators and owners of aircraft, owners and managers of aerodromes, persons travelling in aircraft and persons with rights in property carried in them.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
35     Page 6, line 32, at end insert ("and has been licensed by the CAA") 
  
BY THE VISCOUNT GOSCHEN
 
     The Viscount Goschen gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 8 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 10
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
36     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
 
37     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
 
38     Page 7, line 26, leave out subsection (4) 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
39     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
 
40     Page 8, line 15, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
41     Page 10, line 14, at end insert ("and any representations made following publication of a report under section 12") 
42     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,")
 
43     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
 
44     Page 10, line 35, after ("Commission") insert ("must consider any representations copied to it under section 14(5)(b) and") 
  
Clause 16
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
45     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
 
46     Page 14, line 10, leave out ("it thinks is") and insert ("reasonably") 
47     Page 14, line 15, leave out ("it thinks is") and insert ("reasonably") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
48     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
 
49     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
 
50     Page 16, line 28, leave out subsection (5) 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
51     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
 
52     Page 20, line 4, leave out ("Secretary of State and the") 
53     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
 
54     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.
 
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