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AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE


 

After Clause 63

 

THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Relief for charities and community amateur sports clubs
(1)  In section 43 of the 1988 Act (occupied hereditaments: liability) for subsection (6) there is substituted—
    "(6)  This subsection applies where on the day concerned the ratepayer is—
    (a)  a charity or trustees for a charity and the hereditament is wholly or mainly used for charitable purposes (whether of that charity or of that and other charities); or
    (b)  a community amateur sports club within the meaning of Schedule 18 to the Finance Act 2002 (relief for community amateur sports clubs) and the hereditament is wholly or mainly used for the purposes of that club or of that and any other such community amateur sports club or clubs.".
(2)  In section 45 of that Act (unoccupied hereditaments: liability) for subsection (6) there is substituted—
    "(6)  This subsection applies where on the day concerned the ratepayer is—
    (a)  a charity or trustees for a charity and it appears that when next in use the hereditament will be wholly or mainly used for charitable purposes (whether of that charity or of that and other charities); or
    (b)  a community amateur sports club within the meaning of Schedule 18 to the Finance Act 2002 and it appears that when next in use the hereditament will be wholly or mainly used for the purposes of that club or of that and any other such community amateur sports club or clubs.".'.
 

Before Clause 113

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Employment rights of local authority employees
(1)  No employee whose employer is a local authority or local authority company shall be required to work at any time on both a Saturday and a Sunday in the same week if that person has the care and control of a school-age child.
(2)  Any adult with whom a school-age child customarily lives as part of his or her family has the care and control of that school-age child and where more than one adult qualifies under this test each of them has the care and control.
(3)  In this section—
  "employee" and "employer"—
(a)  in relation to England and Wales, and Scotland, have the same meaning as in the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18), and
(b)  in relation to Northern Ireland have the same meaning as in the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;
  "local authority" means a local authority in any part of the United Kingdom, including the Common Council of the City of London but excluding a parish or community council;
  "local authority company" means a company through which is exercised a power conferred under section 95;
  "week" means a period of seven consecutive days ending on a Sunday;
  "schoolage child" means a person who has attained the age of five but has not attained the age of eighteen."
 

After Clause 121

 

THE LORD BRIGHTMAN

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Promotion of particular sexual lifestyles
(1)  Subject to the general principle that the institution of marriage is to be supported, a local authority shall not encourage, or publish material intended to encourage, the adoption of any particular sexual life style.
(2)  This section does not prohibit the provision for young persons of sex education or counselling services on sexual behaviour and associated health risks."

 
 
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