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Amendments to the Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill


MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE


[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD EZRA
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

1Page 1, line 6, at end insert "in relation to qualifying activities"
 

THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

2Page 1, line 7, leave out paragraphs (b) and (c)
 

THE LORD EZRA
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

3Page 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."
4Page 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."
 

THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

5Page 1, leave out lines 19 and 20
6Page 2, line 3, leave out from "otherwise)" to end of line 11
 

THE LORD EZRA
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

7Page 2, line 3, after "otherwise);" 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;"
 

Clause 2

 

THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

8Page 2, line 17, after first "acquire" insert "from a willing seller"
9Page 2, line 19, leave out subsections (2) and (3)
 

THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
THE LORD EZRA

10Page 2, line 23, after second "Act" insert "affected by this section"
11Page 2, line 24, leave out subsection (4) and insert—
"(4)  No order shall be made under this section unless a draft of the order has been laid before and approved by a resolution of both Houses of Parliament."
 

THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 2 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 3

 

THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
THE LORD EZRA

12Page 2, line 29, leave out subsection (2) and insert—
"(2)  In paragraph 4(1) (financial limits on grants, loans and guarantees under that Schedule) for "#2,500 million" there is substituted "#5,000 million"."
 

THE LORD EZRA
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

13Page 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"
 

Clause 4

 

THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

14Page 3, line 7, leave out subsection (2)
 

Clause 5

 

THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
THE LORD EZRA

15Page 3, line 24, at end insert—
"(   )  This Act shall cease to have effect five years after it receives Royal Assent unless it has been extended from time to time for periods not exceeding two years by resolution of both Houses of Parliament."

 
 
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14 March 2003