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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 28th November 2000

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

COUNTRYSIDE AND RIGHTS OF WAY BILL

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill


Lords Amendment No. 2

   

Mr James Paice
Mr Damian Green
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     3,     leave out 'appears to the appropriate countryside body to consist' and insert 'consists'.


Lords Amendment No. 4

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     9,     after 'again', insert 'or to enter land adjoining that land'.


Lords Amendment No. 9

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     7,     at end add 'or—

      (c) a risk resulting from a feature of historic, traditional or archaeological interest'.


Lords Amendment No. 16

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     5,     at end add—

    '(1B) An access authority shall also from time to time consult the local access forum about the adequacy of the provision of wardens in the authority's area.'.


Lords Amendment No. 19

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     3,     after 'Agency', insert ', following consultation with relevant bodies representative of landowners and relevant conservation bodies,'.

   


(b)

*Line     8,     after 'to', insert 'and appropriate points of access to,'.

   


(c)

*Line     15,     after 'Wales', insert ', following consultation with relevant bodies representative of landowners and relevant conservation bodies,'.


Lords Amendment No. 24

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     9,     leave out 'lambing' and insert 'livestock breeding'.

   


(b)

*Line     20,     leave out 'six' and insert 'eight'.


Lords Amendment No. 32

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     9,     after 'take', insert 'relevant'.


Lords Amendment No. 99

   

Sir George Young
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     28,     at end insert—

      '(ea) make specific provision in respect of premises constructed before 1906.'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(b)

*Line     51,     at end add—

    '(7) Regulations under this section shall be made within three months of the day on which this Act is passed.'.

   

Sir George Young
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(c)

*Line     51,     at end add—

    '(7) Regulations under this section shall be made within six months of the day on which this Act is passed.'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
To move the following consequential Amendment to the Bill:—

(d)

*Page     47,     line     8,     at end insert 'section (Vehicular access across common land etc.).'.


Lords Amendment No. 119

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     9,     at end insert—

    '(1A) In respect of any area of oustanding natural beauty in relation to which no conservation board has been established, the Secretary of State shall ensure that adequate funding is provided for existing joint statutory consultation bodies.'.


Lords Amendment No. 158

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     2,     after first 'land', insert 'during the period from one hour after sunset on one day until one hour before sunrise on the following day, if he has not given prior notice of that intention to the access authority, or'.


Lords Amendment No. 270

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     19,     after 'members', insert ', who shall consist of representatives of relevant land management and conservation bodies'.

   


(b)

*Line     26,     leave out '40' and insert '60'.


    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION BILL AND COUNTRYSIDE AND RIGHTS OF WAY BILL (ALLOCATION OF TIME)

    Mr Secretary Prescott
Mr Secretary Straw
Margaret Beckett

    That the following provisions shall apply to the remaining proceedings on the Freedom of Information Bill and the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill:—

Lords Amendments

    1.—(1) Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Freedom of Information Bill shall be completed at today's sitting and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at midnight.

    (2) Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill shall be completed on the allotted day and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 10.00 p.m. on that day.

    2.—(1) This paragraph applies for the purpose of bringing proceedings on either of the Bills to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 1.

    (2) The Speaker shall first put forthwith any Question which has been proposed from the Chair and not yet decided.

    (3) If that Question is for the amendment of a Lords Amendment, the Speaker shall then put forthwith—

      (a) a single Question on any further Amendments of the Lords Amendment moved by a Minister of the Crown, and

      (b) the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown that this House agrees or disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment or (as the case may be) in their Amendment as amended.

    (4) The Speaker shall then put forthwith—

      (a) a single Question on any Amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown to a Lords Amendment, and

      (b) the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown that this House agrees or disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment or (as the case may be) in their Amendment as amended.

    (5) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown that this House disagrees with the Lords in a Lords Amendment.

    (6) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question that this House agrees with the Lords in all the remaining Lords Amendments.

    (7) As soon as the House has—

      (a) agreed or disagreed with the Lords in any of their Amendments, or

      (b) disposed of an Amendment relevant to a Lords Amendment which has been disagreed to,

    the Speaker shall put forthwith a single Question on any Amendments moved by a Minister of the Crown relevant to the Lords Amendment.

Subsequent stages

    3.—(1) The Speaker shall put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the consideration forthwith of any further Message from the Lords on either of the Bills.

    (2) The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

    4.—(1) This paragraph applies for the purpose of bringing proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph 3.

    (2) The Speaker shall first put forthwith any Question which has been proposed from the Chair and not yet decided.

    (3) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown which is related to the Question already proposed from the Chair.

    (4) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown on or relevant to any of the remaining items in the Lords Message.

    (5) The Speaker shall then put forthwith the Question that this House agrees with the Lords in all the remaining Lords Proposals.

Reasons Committee

    5. The Speaker shall put forthwith the Question on any Motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the appointment, nomination and quorum of a Committee to draw up Reasons and the appointment of its Chairman.

    6.—(1) The Committee shall report before the conclusion of the sitting at which it is appointed.

    (2) Proceedings in the Committee shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion 30 minutes after their commencement.

    (3) For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with sub-paragraph (2), the Chairman shall—

      (a) first put forthwith any Question which has been proposed from the Chair and not yet decided, and

      (b) then put forthwith successively Questions on Motions which may be made by a Minister of the Crown for assigning a Reason for disagreeing with the Lords in any of their Amendments.

    (4) The proceedings of the Committee shall be reported without any further Question being put.

Miscellaneous

    7.—(1) The following paragraphs apply to—

      (a) proceedings at today's sitting on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Freedom of Information Bill,

      (b) proceedings on the allotted day on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill,

      (c) proceedings on any further message from the Lords on either of the Bills, and

      (d) proceedings at today's sitting or on the allotted day on the appointment, nomination and quorum of a Committee to draw up Reasons (and the appointment of its Chairman) and the Report of such a Committee.

    8. Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply to the proceedings.

    9. The proceedings shall not be interrupted under any Standing Order relating to the sittings of the House.

    10. No dilatory Motion with respect to, or in the course of, the proceedings shall be made except by a Minister of the Crown; and the Question on any such Motion shall be put forthwith.

    11.—(1) If on a day on which any of the proceedings take place a Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 24 (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration) would stand over to Seven o'clock—

      (a) that Motion stands over until the conclusion of any of the proceedings which are to be brought to a conclusion at or before that time, and

      (b) the bringing to a conclusion of any of the proceedings which are to be brought to a conclusion after that time is postponed for a period of time equal to the duration of the proceedings on that Motion.

    (2) If a Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 24 stands over from an earlier day to such a day, the bringing to a conclusion of any of the proceedings on that day is postponed for a period of time equal to the duration of the proceedings on that Motion.

    12. If the House is adjourned, or the sitting is suspended, before the expiry of the period at the end of which any of the proceedings are to be brought to a conclusion under this Order, no notice shall be required of a Motion made at the next sitting by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order.

Interpretation

    13. In this Order, "allotted day" means any day on which the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill is put down on the main business as first Government Order of the Day.


 
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