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Amendments to the Postal Services Bill

Postal Services Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Postal Services Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD SAINSBURY OF TURVILLE
 
     Page 2, line 32, leave out ("the") and insert ("a") 
     Page 3, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("3A)  If no-one falls within subsection (3) because there is no Community obligation to notify the European Commission of the identity of a person providing a universal postal service or a part of such a service in the United Kingdom, references in this Act to a universal service provider shall be construed as references to any person who is treated by the Secretary of State as a universal service provider for the purposes of this Act and on whom the Secretary of State has served a notice informing him of that fact.")
 
  
Clause 30
 
  
BY THE LORD SAINSBURY OF TURVILLE
 
     Page 21, line 12, at end insert--
 
    ("(1A)  No such penalty shall exceed 10 per cent. of the turnover of the licence holder (determined in accordance with provisions specified in an order made by the Secretary of State).")
 
  
Clause 122
 
  
BY THE LORD SAINSBURY OF TURVILLE
 
     Page 73, line 10, after (" 9,") insert (" 30(1A),") 
  
Clause 125
 
  
BY THE LORD SAINSBURY OF TURVILLE
 
     Page 74, line 10, after ("delivered") insert ("otherwise than electronically") 
     Page 74, line 10, after ("the") insert ("person or") 
     Page 75, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(1A)  For the purposes of the definition of "letter" in subsection (1) the reference to a communication to be conveyed and delivered otherwise than electronically shall be construed as a reference to a communication to be conveyed and delivered otherwise than--
 
 
    (a)  by means of a telecommunication system (within the meaning of the Telecommunications Act 1984), or
    (b)  by other means but while in electronic form.")
1984 c. 12.
  
Clause 126
 
  
BY THE LORD SAINSBURY OF TURVILLE
 
     Page 76, line 43, column 2, at end insert ("and (3A)") 
  
Schedule 5
 
  
BY THE LORD SAINSBURY OF TURVILLE
 
     Page 90, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Secretary of State shall consult the First Minister and the deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland before exercising his power to make an order under this paragraph in respect of land which--
    (a)  is the property of any public body which has power under any enactment to acquire land compulsorily, or
    (b)  is declared by or under any enactment to be inalienable,
where representations objecting to the proposal for making the order have been duly made by the owner of the land and not withdrawn.")
 
     Page 90, line 13, at end insert (", and
    public body" means a body established by or under any enactment.")
 
 
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