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Clause 40

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 18, line 18, at end insert—
"(   )  Any payments made by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) must not be financed by monies recouped from debt free councils via capital receipts."
 

Clause 41

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 18, line 43, at end insert—
"(   )  Any payments made by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) must not be financed by monies recouped from debt free councils via capital receipts."
 

Clause 68

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 33, line 39, at end insert—
"(   )  After paragraph (1) there is inserted—
      For paragraph 2(1) (which defines agricultural land) there is substituted—
      "land used only or mainly as arable, meadow or pasture ground""
Page 33, line 39, at end insert—
"(   )  After paragraph (1) there shall be inserted—
      after paragraph 2(1)(e) there shall be inserted—
      "land used only or mainly for the rearing of Game Birds as defined in section 27 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981""
Page 33, line 39, at end insert—
"(   )  In paragraph (2) at line 20, leave out "solely" and insert "only or mainly"."
 

Clause 71

 

THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 36, line 20, at end insert—
"(   )  No rule made under this section shall increase the individual liability for non-domestic rates of any ratepayer."
 

Clause 102

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 56, leave out line 30
 

Clause 104

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 59, line 20, leave out paragraph (b)
Page 59, line 34, leave out paragraph (b)
Page 60, line 17, at end insert ", provided that the conditions in subsection (6A) below have been complied with.
(6A)  In consulting the Electoral Commission under subsection (5) above, the Secretary of State must invite the Commission to report publicly on whether, in their view, the making of an order under this section is likely to—
(a)  complicate the conduct of the ballot on the polling day or days;
(b)  lead to greater clarity about and public understanding of the issues involved in the campaign for the elections being moved under the order and for the European Parliamentary elections;
(c)  lead to greater or lesser risk of confusion among electors about the voting procedures in the elections concerned."
 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 104 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 105

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 61, line 12, at end insert "provided that the conditions in subsection (5A) below have been complied with.
(5A)  In consulting the Electoral Commission under subsection (4) above, the National Assembly of Wales must invite the Commission to report publicly on whether, in their view, the making of an order under this section is likely to:
(a)  complicate the conduct of the ballot on the polling day or days;
(b)  lead to greater clarity about and public understanding of the issues involved in the campaign for the elections being moved under the order and for the European Parliamentary elections;
(c)  lead to greater or lesser risk of confusion among electors about voting procedures in the elections concerned."
 

Clause 120

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 120 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 122

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 74, line 23, at end insert—
"(5A)  A statutory instrument containing an order or regulations made under subsection (1)(b) which amends or repeals any enactment shall be subject to approval by both Houses of Parliament."

 
 
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27 May 2003