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Fire Services Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE


 

Before Clause 1

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Means of last resort to avoid disruption
(1)  The powers conferred by section 1(1)(a),(3),(5), and (6) of this Act shall not be exercised unless—
(a)  collective bargaining has failed or the award of a mandatory arbitral tribunal independent of Government has been ignored or rejected, or
(b)  the exercise of such powers in a state of emergency has been approved by both Houses of Parliament on affirmative resolution, in which event clause 1(3) shall not apply.
(2)  Collective action whether primary or secondary taken at the instigation of a trade union with the intention to disrupt Fire Brigade services shall be unlawful.
 

In the Title

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Line 2, after "brigades" insert "as a means of last resort to avoid disruption of such services by collective action"

 
 
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24 June 2003