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Amendments to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill

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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 55
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
     Page 59, line 1, at beginning insert ("Except so far as regulations otherwise provide,") 
     Page 59, line 12, at beginning insert ("Except so far as regulations otherwise provide,") 
     Page 59, line 27, leave out ("on or after the day of the passing") and insert ("after the coming into force of section 55") 
     Page 59, line 35, leave out ("on or after the day of the passing") and insert ("after the coming into force of section 55") 
  
Clause 87
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
     Page 95, leave out lines 1 to 3 and insert--
    ("(b)  Chapters I to III of Part II (other than sections 37 and 38 and paragraphs 4 to 6, 8(1), (3) and (4) and 13 of Schedule 5);")
 
     Page 95, line 6, leave out paragraph (g) 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 101, line 34, leave out from ("means") to ("expenses") in line 35 and insert ("any") 
     Page 101, line 43, at end insert ("including the cost of travelling to work and expenses necessary in order to keep in work") 
     Page 101, line 43, at end insert ("which expenses, for the avoidance of doubt shall include all costs, including unreasonably high travel costs, unreasonably high housing costs, travel to work costs, illness or disability costs") 
     Page 101, line 45, at end insert ("and other relatives such as elderly parents") 
     Page 102, line 9, leave out ("boarding") 
     Page 102, line 12, leave out ("he no longer has an interest in it, and") 
     Page 102, line 15, at end insert ("but in such cases where the non-resident parent keeps an interest in the matrimonial home of less than 50 per cent., the non-resident parent shall retain this benefit in recognition of payments made on the mortgage") 
    ("(f)  other essential living costs such as rent or housing costs and liabilities incurred in good faith prior to the relationship breakdown which may not have been for joint benefit but were taken on in the expectation that they would be affordable because the parties would stay together") 
     Page 102, line 15, at end insert--
    ("(f)  where any child being handicapped or has other special needs;
    (g)  where the parent with care or non-resident parent is paying to support an elderly or invalid relative;
    (h)  where a parent is making substantial payments towards joint debts incurred during the currency of the relationship;
    (i)  where the non-resident parent has been made bankrupt or is making payments under an Individual Voluntary Arrangement;
    (j)  where the non-resident parent of the parent with care has significant assets or significant earnings;
    (k)  where the non-resident parent has significant earning capacity beyond his current earnings;
    (l)  where there are significant costs of child care;
    (m)  any other circumstances")
 
     Page 102, line 15, at end insert--
    ("(f)  high housing costs;
    (g)  high costs of travel to work")
 
     Page 102, line 24, leave out (""boarding") 
     Page 102, line 24, after ("fees"") insert (",which meaning, for the avoidance of doubt, shall encompass all fees and costs involved in securing the education of that child, whether in an independent school or otherwise") 
     Page 103, line 2, at beginning insert--
 
    ("(  )  A variation may be granted in any case where the Secretary of State is satisfied that the amount of weekly income calculated pursuant to Regulations made in accordance with paragraph 10(1) of Schedule 1 does not genuinely reflect the financial resources and other benefits available to the non-resident parent.")
 
 
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