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Amendments to the House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill

House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill


MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE


[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

1Page 1, line 6, leave out "a Lord Spiritual" and insert "the Bishop of a see in the Church of England"
 

THE LORD PILKINGTON OF OXENFORD

2Page 1, line 6, at end insert—
"(   )  But a person is disqualified from being, or being elected as, a member of the House of Commons if he has been ordained within the Church of England to the office of priest or deacon and is the holder of a benefice or employed as a priest or deacon."
3Page 1, line 6, at end insert—
"(   )  But a person is disqualified from being, or being elected as, a member of the House of Commons if he has been ordained within the Roman Catholic Church to the office of priest or deacon and has not been released from his obligations and duties as such by that Church."
 

After Clause 2

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

4Insert the following new Clause—
  "Commencement
  This Act shall come into force on 30th June 2002."
 

Schedule 1

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

5Page 2, line 8, leave out "a Lord Spiritual" and insert "the Bishop of a see in the Church of England"
6Page 2, line 13, leave out "a Lord Spiritual" and insert "the Bishop of a see in the Church of England"
7Page 2, line 18, leave out "a Lord Spiritual" and insert "the Bishop of a see in the Church of England"
8Page 2, line 28, leave out "a Lord Spiritual" and insert "the Bishop of a see in the Church of England"
 

In the Title

 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE LORD PILKINGTON OF OXENFORD

9Line 1, leave out "any disqualification" and insert "certain disqualifications"
10Line 2, leave out "arises" and insert "arise"
 

THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY

11Line 3, leave out from "denomination" to end of line 4

 
 
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