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Fire Services Bill


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LIST OF AMENDMENTS
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[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
THE EARL OF NORTHESK

1Page 1, line 3, at end insert "if requisite in the public interest of immediate implementation in a state of emergency"
2Page 1, line 6, at end insert—
"(   )  Save and except in a state of emergency to which subsection (1)(a) or (b) applies, the Secretary of State may not by virtue of this Act fix or modify conditions of service, or give directions to fire authorities without having consulted with such authorities and local government as to means of implementation."
 

THE LORD McCARTHY
THE BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN
THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON

3Page 2, line 24, at end insert—
"(7A)  For the avoidance of doubt it is declared that an act done in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute which is otherwise not actionable in tort by reason of Part V of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52), shall not be actionable in tort on the ground only—
(a)  that it constitutes a contravention of, or non-compliance with, a statutory duty imposed by an order made under this Act, or
(b)  that it constitutes an inducement to commit, or agreement or combination to commit, or threatens to commit or induce, any such contravention or non-compliance.
(7B)  In subsection (7A) "an act" includes a deliberate failure to act."
4Page 2, line 29, at end insert—
"(10)  A statutory instrument containing an order under this section shall take effect in respect of statutory rights and obligations imposed or created by it—
(a)  when made under subsection (1)(a), as imposing contractual rights and duties binding between the relevant fire brigade members and their employers; and
(b)  when made under subsection (1)(b), as imposing duties on fire authorities owed to the Secretary of State, enforceable by him and not by or against any other person."
 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE EARL OF NORTHESK
THE BARONESS HANHAM

5Leave out Clause 1

 
 
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