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Amendments to the Harbours Bill [HL]

Harbours Bill [HL]


MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON THIRD READING


[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD BROOKE OF SUTTON MANDEVILLE

1Page 1, line 16, leave out from "State" to end of line 17 and insert "shall—
(a)  cause a public inquiry to be held if the person who made the objection referred to in sub-paragraph (1) notifies the Secretary of State in writing that they wish an inquiry to be held, or"
 

Clause 2

 

THE LORD BROOKE OF SUTTON MANDEVILLE

2Page 2, line 40, leave out from "State" to end of line 41 and insert "shall—
(a)  cause a public inquiry to be held if the person who made the objection referred to in sub-paragraph (1) notifies the Secretary of State in writing that they wish an inquiry to be held, or"
3Page 3, line 18, at end insert—
"(   )  After section 14(2)(b) (Ministers' powers, on application of harbour authorities, or others, to make orders for securing harbour efficiency, &c) of the 1964 Act, insert "and
(c)  unless the appropriate Minister is satisfied that the making of the order will not prejudice the conservation of natural beauty, flora, fauna, geological or physiographic features and all other natural features.""
4Page 3, line 18, at end insert—
"(2A)  In section 16 (Ministers' powers, on application of intending undertakers, or others, to make orders conferring powers for improvement, construction, etc, of harbours) of the 1964 Act, after subsection (1)(c) insert—
"(d)  for conserving natural beauty, flora, fauna, geological, physiographic features and all other natural features."
5Page 3, line 18, at end insert—
"(   )  After section 48A of the 1964 Act (environmental duties of harbour authorities) there shall be inserted—
    "48BContributing to sustainable development
    (   )  In the exercise of any function under section 15 of this Act, the appropriate Minister must have regard to the desirability of contributing to the achievement of sustainable development."."
 

After Clause 2

 

THE LORD BROOKE OF SUTTON MANDEVILLE

6*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Rules in connection with objections
(1)  Schedule 3 to the 1964 Act shall be amended as follows.
(2)  After paragraph 18 there shall be inserted—
     

    "Rules in connection with objections

     18A   (1)   The Secretary of State may make rules as to—
    (a)  the making of objections to an application for orders under section 14 or 16 or the making of orders under section 15;
    (b)  the information to be comprised within or submitted with an objection;
    (c)  the submission by the person making the application of written representations or information in relation to objections;
    (d)  the submission of further written representations or information;
    (e)  such other matters relating to the consideration of objections as appear to the Secretary of State to be appropriate.
    (2)  The Secretary of State shall not make a determination under paragraph 19 to make an order without first taking into consideration the grounds of any objection in respect of which rules under this section have been complied with.""

 
 
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