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Amendments to the Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill


MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD EZRA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

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

THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD EZRA

2Page 1, line 13, at end insert—
"(1A)  The aggregate of the expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State under subsection (1)(a) shall not exceed the sum of 700 million or such greater sum not exceeding 1,000 million as the Secretary of State may provide by order."
3Page 1, line 13, at end insert—
"(1B)  The aggregate of the expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State under subsection (1)(b) and (c) shall not exceed the sum of 2,000 million or such greater sum not exceeding 2,500 million as the Secretary of State may provide by order."
4Page 1, line 13, at end insert—
"(1C)  The limits on expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State under subsection (1A) or (1B) shall be in substitution for any limits imposed under any other Act of Parliament."
5Page 1, line 13, at end insert—
"(   )  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 LORD EZRA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

6Page 2, line 3, after "otherwise);" insert—
 ""qualifying activities" shall be limited to the ongoing operational support to a British Energy company whilst a restructuring plan is being put in place or funding a British Energy company in the event of it being put into administration;"
 

Clause 2

 

THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
THE LORD EZRA

7Page 2, leave out lines 16 to 18
 

THE LORD SAINSBURY OF TURVILLE

8Page 2, line 19, after "order" insert "made by statutory instrument"
9Page 2, line 24, leave out subsection (4) and insert—
"(4)  Such an order may not be made unless a draft of it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament."
 

THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
THE LORD EZRA

10Page 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."
 

Clause 3

 

THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD EZRA

11Page 2, line 37, at end insert—
"(5)  The Secretary of State, in making any grants or loans from time to time under this Schedule (as amended) shall impose such conditions or provide such incentives (or both) as he may in his discretion consider are necessary to ensure that the British Energy company operates its nuclear stations as if it were exclusively responsible for the discharge of nuclear responsibilities."
 

Clause 5

 

THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
THE LORD EZRA

12Page 3, line 24, at end insert—
"(   )  This Act (except for sections 3 and 4) shall expire 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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