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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

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

  
After Clause 255
 
  
BY THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
[In substitution for Amendment 382]
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Schedule 3 to the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995 (qualifications for standard licence) is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In paragraph 2 after "shall" there is inserted "except in exceptional circumstances".
 
    (3)  After paragraph 2(b) there is inserted--
    (c)  has within the last two years employed one or more drivers that he knew or suspected were illegally claiming unemployment benefits; or
    (d)  has within the last two years employed one or more drivers that were illegally claiming unemployment benefits and has failed to take suitable measures to ascertain whether or not they were claiming benefits or to remit national insurance deductions to the Contributions Agency."")
Operators' licences: good repute.
  
BY THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
[In substitution for Amendment 389]
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  In paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (supplementary provision as to qualifications for PSV operators licence) in paragraph (3) after "shall" there is inserted, "except in exceptional circumstances".
 
    (2)  After paragraph (3)(b) there is inserted--
    (c)  has within the last two years employed one or more drivers that he knew or suspected were illegally claiming unemployment benefits; or
    (d)  has within the last two years employed one or more drivers that were illegally claiming unemployment benefits and having failed to take suitable measures to ascertain whether or not they were claiming benefits or to remit national insurance deductions to the Contributions Agency."")
Licensing of PSV operators.
  
After Clause 256
 
  
BY THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  After section 41(3)(d) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 there is inserted--
    (e)  providing for vehicles carrying liquid petroleum fuels to retail outlets to be able to operate at 44,000kgs gross train weight;".")
Gross train weights of liquid petroleum carriers.
 
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