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Clause 120

 

THE LORD BRIGHTMAN
THE LORD NORTHBOURNE

19Page 75, line 40, at end insert—
"(2)  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 lifestyle.
(3)  This section does not prohibit the provision for young persons of sex education or counselling services on sexual behaviour and associated health risks."
 

Clause 126

 

THE LORD ROOKER

20Page 77, line 33, after "71," insert "72,"
21Page 77, line 33, after "103," insert "109,"
22Page 78, line 17, leave out "sections 22(2) and" and insert "section"
23Page 78, line 30, leave out "109 to" and insert "110,"
24Page 78, line 38, after "67" insert ", 67A"
25Page 79, line 6, after "58," insert "65A(2),"
 

Before Schedule 6

 

THE LORD ROOKER

26Insert the following new Schedule—
 

"SCHEDULE

 

SECTION (REGULATION OF COSMETIC PIERCING AND SKIN-COLOURING BUSINESSES): TRANSITION

 

Commencement not to affect existing application of section 15 of the 1982 Act

 1      The coming into force of section (Regulation of cosmetic piercing and skin-colouring businesses) shall not affect the descriptions of person in relation to whom section 15 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30) applies in an area in which that section is already in force.
 

Commencement not to affect pending resolutions about the application of section 15 of the 1982 Act

 2   (1)   This paragraph applies where immediately before the coming into force of section (Regulation of cosmetic piercing and skin-colouring businesses)—
(a)  there is in force a resolution under section 13(2) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30) that section 15 of that Act is to apply to an authority's area, and
(b)  the resolution specifies as the day for the coming into force of that section the day on which section (Regulation of cosmetic piercing and skin-colouring businesses) comes into force, or any later day.
(2)      The coming into force of section (Regulation of cosmetic piercing and skin-colouring businesses) shall not affect—
(a)  the validity of the resolution, or
(b)  the descriptions of person in relation to whom section 15 of that Act applies in pursuance of the resolution.
 

Additional powers of commencement in relation to section 15 of the 1982 Act as amended

 3   (1)   This paragraph applies where an authority has before the coming into force of section (Regulation of cosmetic piercing and skin-colouring businesses) passed a resolution that provides, or resolutions that between them provide, for section 15 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30) to apply to the authority's area in relation to all of the existing descriptions of person.
(2)      Section 13 of that Act shall have effect for the purpose of enabling the authority to bring section 15 of that Act into force in its area—
(a)  in relation to persons carrying on the business of cosmetic piercing, and
(b)  in relation to persons carrying on the business of semi-permanent skin-colouring.
(3)      In sub-paragraph (1), the reference to the existing descriptions of person is to the descriptions of person specified in section 15(1) of that Act immediately before the coming into force of section (Regulation of cosmetic piercing and skin-colouring businesses).
 

Effect of existing ear-piercing registrations following extension of control to cosmetic piercing

 4   (1)   This paragraph applies where, immediately before section 15 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30) comes into force in an authority's area in relation to persons carrying on the business of cosmetic piercing—
(a)  that section is in force in the area in relation to persons carrying on the business of ear-piercing, and
(b)  a person is registered under that section by the authority to carry on a business of ear-piercing at premises in the area which are registered under that section for the carrying-on of that business.
(2)      From the coming into force of that section in that area in relation to persons carrying on the business of cosmetic piercing, the registrations of the person and the premises in respect of ear-piercing shall have effect as registrations in respect of cosmetic piercing, subject to sub-paragraph (3).
(3)      Sub-paragraph (2) ceases to apply when the business of cosmetic piercing carried on by the person at the premises subsequently first involves cosmetic piercing other than ear-piercing.
 

Interpretation

 5      In this Schedule, except paragraph 2(1)(a) and 3(1), any reference to section 15 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30) includes a reference to section 16 of that Act so far as it has effect for the purposes of that section."
 

Schedule 6

 

THE LORD ROOKER

27Page 114, line 10, at end insert—
 

"School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c. 31) and Education Act 2002 (c. 32)

 65A   (1)   Sections 45A and 45B of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (which provide for the setting of a local education authority's schools budget) are amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (3) to (6).
(2)      In sections 41 and 42 of the Education Act 2002, the sections 45A and 45B inserted into the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 are amended in accordance with those sub-paragraphs.
(3)      In section 45A(5) (authority to set, and give notice of, its schools budget before the end of January), for "end of January" there is substituted "schools budget deadline".
(4)      In section 45A, after subsection (5) there is inserted—
    "(6)  For the purposes of this section and section 45B "the schools budget deadline" is—
    (a)  the end of December in the case of an authority in England, and
    (b)  the end of January in the case of an authority in Wales."
(5)      In section 45B(1) (appropriate person may serve counter-notice within period of fourteen days beginning with giving of notice), for "day on which the notice was given" there is substituted "schools budget deadline in the financial year preceding that financial year".
(6)      In section 45B(2) (power of appropriate person to act where authority has not given notice under section 45A(5) by the end of January)—
(a)  for "end of January" there is substituted "schools budget deadline", and
(b)  for "the end of that January" there is substituted "that deadline"."
28Page 114, line 17, at end insert—
 "67A   (1)   Section 52 (meetings of the London Assembly) is amended as follows.
(2)      After subsection (4) there is inserted—
    "(4A)      There must be at least 21 clear days between a meeting under subsection (3) above and the last such meeting before it, but this does not apply to the gap between the first such meeting after an ordinary election and the last such meeting before that election."
(3)      In subsection (6)(b) (notice of meeting under subsection (3) to be given at least 28 clear days before meeting), for "28" there is substituted "14".
(4)      Subsection (7) (notice of meeting not to be given during currency of a notice already given) is omitted."
 

Schedule 7

 

THE LORD ROOKER

29Page 118, line 46, column 2, after "Sections" insert "52(7),"

 
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