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Here you can browse the Third 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 162 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 162
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
199     Page 98, line 39, leave out from ("vehicle") to end of line 41 and insert ("unless incurred in respect of the use or keeping of that motor vehicle on a road by a person in possession or control of that motor vehicle without the consent of the registered owner (in which event that person shall pay the charges in question)") 
  
Clause 163
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
200     Page 99, line 26, at end insert ("provided those policies lead to an overall reduction in local traffic") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
201     Page 99, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(3) In a case where the charging authority is a county council, it shall not make a charge in relation to a particular town in its area without the agreement of the district council within which the town is placed.")
 
202     Page 99, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where a local charging scheme is introduced in order to fund improvements to facilitate the achievement of policies in the charging authority's local transport plan, the charging scheme shall cease when the relevant improvements have been paid for.")
 
  
Clause 164
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
203     Page 99, line 31, at end insert ("provided those policies lead to an overall reduction in local traffic") 
  
Clause 165
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
204     Page 100, line 3, at end insert--
 
("and provided those policies lead to an overall reduction in local traffic")
 
  
Clause 166
 
  
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 166 stand part of the Bill. 
  
After Clause 166
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
205     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Where a road is carried by a bridge or passes through a tunnel and is subject to an Act of Parliament which requires a charging scheme and that Act provides that the charges shall cease in defined circumstances, the re-introduction of charges (or the continuation of charges) shall not be permitted as a result of this Part when the relevant conditions have been met.")Roads carried on bridges or tunnels: charging schemes.
  
Clause 167
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
206     Page 100, line 23, leave out ("any of") 
  
Clause 169
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
207     Page 101, line 23, leave out ("may at any time") and insert ("shall") 
208     Page 101, line 24, after ("other") insert ("interested") 
209     Page 101, line 24, after ("persons") insert ("and such organisations representative of those affected or likely to be affected by the charging scheme, its variation or revocation, and such other persons as are appropriate,") 
210     Page 101, line 25, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A cost benefit analysis of the impact of any order on the community concerned shall be included in the information available to those consulted during the consultation process.")
 
211     Page 101, line 27, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
212     Page 101, line 29, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
213     Page 101, line 29, after ("persons") insert ("(who shall be suitably qualified and independent of the charging authority or charging authorities)") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
214     Page 101, line 38, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert ("may direct the relevant licensing authority or authorities to re-examine specified particulars of a licensing scheme under this Part, or to vary or revoke such a scheme") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
215     Page 101, line 44, leave out ("may, at any time") and insert ("shall,") 
216     Page 101, line 46, after ("other") insert ("interested") 
217     Page 101, line 46, after ("persons") insert ("and relevant organisations") 
218     Page 102, line 1, after ("other") insert ("interested") 
219     Page 102, line 1, after ("persons") insert ("and relevant organisations") 
  
Clause 170
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
 
220     Page 102, line 25, at end insert ("and for the purpose of this section the class of vehicle should be defined as a powered vehicle with three or more wheels") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
221     Page 102, line 27, at end insert ("for ten years or") 
222     Page 102, line 28, leave out from first ("indefinitely") to end of line 29 
223     Page 102, line 29, at end insert (", and
    (f)  state whether the charging scheme will cease in the event that the monies provided annually by government to local government for highways and transport purposes (as exemplified in the annual Revenue Support Grant negotiations) are reduced year on year for more than one year")
 
223A*     Page 102, line 29, at end insert (", and
    (  )  specify an alternative route for through traffic that can be followed if a vehicle is unable or unequipped to pay the charges required")
 
224     Page 103, line 2, at end insert (", and
    (f)  different classes of road-user.")
 
225     Page 103, line 2, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In setting the charges imposed by a charging scheme under this Part the reasons for imposing different charges for different cases (as under subsection (5)) must be specified by the charging authority.")
 
  
Clause 171
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
226     Page 103, line 14, at end insert ("which shall include exemption for recognised emergency services, people undertaking repairs to public utilities, and doctors, nurses and mid-wives visiting patients") 
  
BY THE VISCOUNT SIMON
 
227     Page 103, line 14, at end insert ("including exemptions in respect of people who are registered as disabled and people who have a chronic illness which prohibits them from using public transport") 
  
BY THE LORD BERKELEY
THE LORD LEA OF CRONDALL
 
227A     Page 103, line 16, at end insert-- 
 ("except that no provision under paragraph (a) or (b) shall be made in respect of-- 
 
          (i)  a charging authority (as defined in section 162), or
          (ii)  any other public sector organisation.")
 
  
Clause 172
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
228     Page 104, line 10, after ("if") insert (", with intent to avoid payment of a charge imposed by a charging scheme under this Part,") 
  
Clause 173
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
229     Page 104, line 41, leave out ("or requiring") 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
229A*     Page 104, line 43, leave out ("he has") and insert ("there are") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
230     Page 105, line 4, leave out ("he intentionally") and insert (", with intent to avoid payment of, or being identified as having failed to pay, a charge imposed by the charging scheme, he") 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
230A*     Page 105, line 12, leave out subsection (5) 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
231     Page 105, line 13, leave out ("or requiring") 
232     Page 105, line 19, at end insert--
 
    ("(7)  In exercising its powers pursuant to regulations made under this section, a charging authority shall exercise reasonable care and use the minimum force necessary, and shall be liable to compensate the registered owner of the relevant motor vehicle and any other person for any loss suffered by him as a result of its failure to do so.")
 
  
Clause 174
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
233     Page 105, line 21, leave out ("or requiring") 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
233A*     Page 105, line 23, leave out paragraph (a) 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
234     Page 105, line 32, after ("if") insert (", with intent to avoid payment of, or being identified as having failed to pay, a charge imposed by the charging scheme,") 
235     Page 105, line 36, after ("if") insert (", with intent to avoid payment of, or being identified as having failed to pay, a charge imposed by the charging scheme,") 
236     Page 105, line 40, leave out ("he intentionally") and insert (", with intent to avoid payment of, or being identified as having failed to pay, a charge imposed by the charging scheme, he") 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
236A*     Page 106, leave out line 7 
  
Clause 175
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
236B*     Page 106, line 13, leave out paragraph (b) 
  
Clause 176
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
236C*     Page 106, line 36, leave out ("or could be") 
  
Clause 177
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
237     Page 107, line 7, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Licensing schemes imposing charges in respect of the provision of workplace parking places at premises in the area covered by the scheme must be established immediately after the day on which this Act is passed and applied by all local premises unless the premises have opted out of the scheme with good reason (as defined by the local transport authority) by applying directly to that authority.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
238     Page 107, line 11, leave out paragraph (b) 
239     Page 107, line 28, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  No licensing authority shall introduce the workplace parking levy before 1st January 2004 and then only if they can produce evidence that expenditure on transport infrastructure in the relevant area has already increased by at least 20 per cent above the level of such expenditure in 1999-2000 and as a result congestion has reduced by 20 per cent.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
240     Page 107, line 28, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A licensing scheme shall be agreed at a regional level between local transport executives and charges shall be consistent across that region.")
 
  
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 177 stand part of the Bill. 
 
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