Clause 35 — Removal of duty to order re-hearing of marine accident investigations

Deregulation Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:10 pm on 23rd June 2014.

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Amendment proposed: 1, page 26, line 4, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert

“in paragraph (a) leave out from “if new and important evidence” to “discovered” and insert “where secondary investigations have enabled more new, significant, or important evidence to become available, having particular regard to—

(i) enhancing and preserving the rights of those affected by a maritime accident to learn from the proceedings of such reinvestigations and conclusions drawn from them; and

(ii) future safety issues and measures.”.”—(Mr Marsden.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 211, Noes 284.

Division number 13

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Aye

No

Question accordingly negatived.