House of Lords portcullis
House of Lords
Session 2000-01
Publications on the internet
Other Bills before Parliament
Amendments to the Regulatory Reform Bill [H.L.]

Regulatory Reform Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Regulatory Reform Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
     Page 1, line 8, leave out ("affecting") and insert ("upon") 
     Page 1, line 9, leave out ("with a view to") and insert ("for the sole purpose of achieving") 
     Page 1, line 14, at end insert ("and strikes a fair balance between the public interest and the interests of the persons affected by it") 
     Page 1, line 19, after ("creation") insert ("and strikes a fair balance between the public interest and the interests of the persons affected by it") 
     Page 1, line 23, leave out from ("passed") to ("or") in line 24 and insert ("before this Act,") 
     Page 2, line 20, leave out paragraph (b) 
     Page 2, line 25, leave out ("the Minister thinks") and insert ("is") 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
     Page 2, line 28, leave out ("includes") and insert ("means") 
     Page 2, line 29, after ("condition") insert ("(being any proviso, qualification or stipulation which has the effect of restricting any activity referred to in subsection (1) of section 1)") 
     Page 2, line 33, leave out paragraph (b) 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
 
     Page 3, line 1, leave out from ("if") to second ("the") in line 2 
     Page 3, line 3, after ("protection") insert ("or create or extend any measure of protection for the benefit of any person greater than that which shall be necessary in order to achieve the objects set out in subsection (1) of section 1") 
     Page 3, line 7, after ("if") insert ("it is necessary in order to achieve the objects set out in subsection (1) of section 1 and") 
     Page 3, line 7, leave out ("the Minister is of the opinion") 
     Page 3, line 7, at end insert ("burden or burdens created by the") 
     Page 3, line 8, leave out (", taken as a whole,") 
     Page 3, line 8, after ("whole,") insert ("are proportionate and") 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD BORRIE
 
     Page 4, line 11, leave out from ("order") to end of line 13 and insert ("if--
    (a)  it is not made by a Minister of the Crown,
    (b)  the order designating the subordinate provisions concerned ("the main order") provides that the subordinate provisions order shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament, or
    (c)  the main order provides that the subordinate provisions order--
          (i)  is to be laid before Parliament after being made; and
          (ii)  is to cease to have effect at the end of the relevant period unless before the end of that period it is approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament (but without that affecting anything done under it or the power to make a new order).
    (6A)  In subsection (6)(c) "relevant period" means a period of twenty-eight days beginning with the day on which the subordinate provisions order is made.
 
    (6B)  In reckoning the period of twenty-eight days referred to in subsection (6A), no account shall be taken of any time during which Parliament is dissolved or prorogued or during which both Houses are adjourned for more than four days.
 
    (6C)  For the purposes of section 5(1) of the Statutory Instruments Act 1946, provision falling within subsection (6)(b) is to be treated as provision made by an Act.")
 
  
After Clause 12
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD DAHRENDORF
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  A Minister of the Crown shall lay before both Houses of Parliament at least once in every 12 months a report on the working of this Act.")Report to Parliament.
 
House of Lords home page Parliament home page House of Commons home page search page enquiries index

© Parliamentary copyright 2001
Prepared 18 January 2001