Special Educational Needs and Disability Bill [H.L.] -
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Clause 31
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
179     Page 29, line 44, leave out from ("substitution") to end of line 1 on page 30 and insert (", for paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (2), of "under section 28V".") 
  
Clause 32
 
  
BY THE EARL MAR AND KELLIE
 
180     Page 30, line 6, leave out ("disabled person") and insert ("person with a physical, mental, emotional or psychological disability") 
  
BY THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
181     Page 30, line 14, after ("employed") insert ("in respect of that research") 
  
Clause 35
 
  
BY THE EARL MAR AND KELLIE
 
182     Page 31, line 2, leave out ("codes of practice") and insert ("a code of practice for England and Wales and a separate code of practice for Scotland") 
183     Page 31, line 12, leave out ("codes of practice") and insert ("a code of practice for England and Wales and a separate code of practice for Scotland") 
184     Page 31, line 17, at end insert (",  or
    (c)  promoting the involvement of such persons in decisions that affect them (without prejudice to the generality of this subsection, it shall be presumed that such persons include a person under the age of 18 years)")
 
  
BY THE LORD ADDINGTON
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
185     Page 31, line 18, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In preparing codes of practice under subsections (1) and (1A), the Disability Rights Commission shall consult others, including--
    (a)  those to whom the practical guidance may apply; and
    (b)  organisations of disabled people.")
 
  
Clause 37
 
  
BY THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD RIX
 
186     Page 32, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In subsection (3) of section 19, at end insert--
    (i)  the provision of work experience placements to students.".")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
187     Page 33, line 2, leave out ("Chapter II of") 
188     Page 33, line 2, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In subsection (1) of section 57 (aiding unlawful acts), for "act made unlawful by this Act" substitute "unlawful act".
 
    (  )  After subsection (5) of that section, insert--
        (6)  Unlawful act" means an act made unlawful by any provision of this Act other than a provision contained in Chapter I of Part IV."")
 
189     Page 33, line 2, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In that section, after subsection (3), insert--
        (3A)  For the purposes of Chapter I of Part IV--
      (a)  references in subsection (2) to B include references to--
            (i)  a person who is, for the purposes of that Chapter, B's parent; and
            (ii)  a sibling of B; and
      (b)  references in that subsection to this Act are, as respects a person mentioned in sub-paragraph (i) or (ii) of paragraph (a), restricted to that Chapter."")
 
  
Clause 39
 
  
BY THE LORD ADDINGTON
THE LORD RIX
THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
190     Page 33, line 40, at end insert ("and in particular shall have regard to the needs of teachers in initial teacher training to understand and be prepared for the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and of Part IV of the Education Act 1996") 
  
After Clause 39
 
  
BY THE LORD ADDINGTON
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
 
191*     
     "  .--(1)  In exercising such of their functions as relate to further or higher education, professional bodies shall have due regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity between disabled and non-disabled persons. 
     (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), "professional bodies" means any public body that accredits vocational educational courses in the further or higher educational sectors.")Professional bodies.
  
Clause 40
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE BARONESS SECCOMBE
 
192*     Page 34, line 3, leave out ("any") and insert ("the") 
193*     Page 34, line 4, leave out ("increase") and insert ("increases in expenditure") 
194*     Page 34, line 4, leave out from ("Act") to end of line 5 
  
Clause 42
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
195     Page 34, line 27, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Except as provided in subsections (3) and (4A), this Act (apart from this section) comes into force on such day as the Secretary of State may appoint by order.")
 
196     Page 34, line 28, leave out ("sections") and insert ("provisions") 
197     Page 34, line 34, at end insert ("(and section 41(1) so far as relating to those provisions)") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE BARONESS WILKINS
 
198*     Page 34, line 36, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The following sections of this Act come into force on 1st September 2002--
    (a)  section 13, and
    (b)  section 14.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
199     Page 34, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(4A)  The following provisions come into force as respects Wales on such day as the National Assembly for Wales may appoint by order--
    (a)  sections 1 to 3;
    (b)  sections 7 and 8;
    (c)  section 9 (so far as not brought into force by subsection (3));
    (d)  sections 13 and 14;
    (e)  section 21, so far as it gives the National Assembly for Wales power to give directions under section 28M(1) or (1B) of the 1995 Act or makes provision in relation to such a direction;
    (f)  subsections (1) and (6) of section 41 (but only in so far as they relate to the provisions mentioned in paragraphs (g) to (i));
    (g)  in Part I of Schedule 7--
          (i)  paragraphs 1, 5, 13 and 14; and
          (ii)  paragraphs 6 to 12 and 16 (so far as not brought into force by subsection (3));
    (h)  in Part II of that Schedule, paragraphs 17 to 19; and
    (i)  in Schedule 8, the entries relating to--
          (i)  the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986; and
          (ii)  section 325(1) of, and Schedule 27 to, the Education Act 1996.")
 
200     Page 34, line 39, leave out subsection (5) 
201     Page 35, line 3, leave out ("subsection (5)") insert ("this section--
    (a)  must be made by statutory instrument; and
    (b)")  
 
202     Page 35, line 4, at end insert--
 
    ("(7A)  Subsection (7B) applies to an order bringing any provision made by--
    (a)  section 27, or
    (b)  paragraph 2 or 6 of Schedule 4,
into force.
 
    (7B)  The order may, in particular, include provision for the duty imposed by section 28T(1) of the 1995 Act to have effect with such modifications as may be specified in the order for a period which ends--
    (a)  on a date so specified; or
    (b)  on the making by the Secretary of State of an order made by statutory instrument bringing the period to an end.")
 
  
Schedule 1
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE BARONESS SECCOMBE
 
203*     Page 36, line 22, column 2, leave out ("proprietor") and insert ("governing body, trustees, or proprietor according to the constitution of the school") 
204*     Page 36, line 23, column 2, leave out ("proprietor") and insert ("governing body, trustees, or proprietor according to the constitution of the school.") 
205*     Page 36, line 35, column 2, leave out ("proprietor") and insert ("governing body") 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE EARL MAR AND KELLIE
 
206     Page 37, line 15, at end insert ("or when the complainer could reasonably have known that the discrimination complained of had occurred") 
207     Page 37, line 47, after ("conclusive") insert ("or, in Scotland, sufficient") 
208     Page 38, line 2, leave out ("the contrary is proved") and insert ("challenged") 
  
BY THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
209     Page 38, line 14, leave out ("county court or a sheriff court") and insert ("tribunal") 
  
BY THE EARL MAR AND KELLIE
 
210     Page 38, line 17, at end insert ("or when the complainer could reasonably have known that the discrimination complained of had occurred") 
  
BY THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
211     Page 38, line 23, leave out ("court") and insert ("tribunal") 
  
BY THE EARL MAR AND KELLIE
 
212     Page 39, line 2, after ("conclusive") insert ("or, in Scotland, sufficient") 
213     Page 39, line 5, leave out ("the contrary is proved") and insert ("challenged") 
  
Schedule 3
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
214     Page 39, line 19, leave out ("section") and insert ("sector") 
  
Schedule 4
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
215     Page 40, line 41, leave out ("terms on") and insert ("services") 
216     Page 40, line 42, after ("provide") insert--
 
    ("(  )  Services", in relation to a course, means")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE BARONESS SECCOMBE
 
217*     Page 40, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Discrimination in this Schedule refers to discrimination on the grounds of disability, and not discrimination on any other, legitimate, grounds.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
218     Page 42, line 16, leave out ("terms on") and insert ("services") 
219     Page 42, line 16, after second ("provide") insert--
 
    ("(  )  Services", in relation to a course, means")
 
  
Schedule 7
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
220*     Page 46, line 31, at end insert-- 
 ("Choice of school 
     (  )  In paragraph 3(3)(b) of that Schedule (choice of school), the words "or the efficient use of resources" are omitted.
 
    (  )  After sub-paragraph (3) of that paragraph insert--
 
    (3A)  The duty imposed under sub-paragraph (2) in relation to a preference expressed in accordance with arrangements made under sub-paragraph (1) shall apply also in relation to a school that is not maintained by that local education authority."")
 
 
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