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Amendments to the Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE


 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD EZRA

Page 1, line 6, at end insert "in relation to qualifying activities"
Page 1, line 13, at end insert—
"(   )  Nothing in this section shall permit the Secretary of State to incur expenditure on the management, transportation, storage or reprocessing of nuclear waste materials."
Page 1, line 13, at end insert—
"(   )  Nothing in this section shall permit the Secretary of State to enter into any arrangement having the effect of transferring financial liability for the storage or reprocessing of nuclear waste material to the exchequer."
Page 2, line 3, at end insert—
  ""qualifying activities" shall be limited to the financial liabilities generated by a British Energy company prior to 4th September 2002, to a maximum of #2,100 million; and""
 

Clause 3

 

THE LORD EZRA

Page 2, line 30, leave out from "schedule)" to end of line 31 and insert—
  "is amended, such that the upper limit on "qualifying expenditure", as defined in the schedule is raised to a total of #3,500 million, subject to provisions that the Secretary of State shall make reports annually to both Houses of Parliament detailing the scale of—
(a)  any such "qualifying expenditure" which has been made; and
(b)  any such "qualifying expenditure" which is anticipated"."

 
 
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11 March 2003