Regulations

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:30 pm on 17th January 2018.

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Amendments made: 30, page 40, line 13, leave out “7” and insert “7(1)”.

This amendment is consequential on amendment 15.

Amendment 31, page 40, line 30, leave out “7” and insert “7(1)”.

This amendment is consequential on amendment 15.

Amendment 32, page 40, line 35, at end insert—

‘( ) A statutory instrument containing regulations under section 7(2A)(b) (including as applied by paragraph 1(3) of Schedule 2) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

This amendment is consequential on amendment 15.

Amendment 33, page 46, line 37, at end insert—

“Power to amend the definition of “exit day”

9A A statutory instrument containing regulations under section14(4) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

This amendment ensures that the power in Clause 14(4) to amend the definition of “exit day” is subject to the affirmative procedure.

Amendment 34, page 50, line 29, leave out “7” and insert “7(1)”.

This amendment is consequential on amendment 15.

Amendment 35, page 50, line 30, after “Parliament” insert

“or before the House of Commons only”.

This amendment ensures that the requirement for a Minister of the Crown to make an explanatory statement as to appropriateness and equalities etc. applies before a draft instrument containing regulations under Clause 7(1), 8 or 9 is laid before the House of Commons for the purposes of sifting as well as in other cases.

Amendment 36, page 51, line 22, after “Houses” insert

“or before the House of Commons only”. —(Mr Baker.)

This amendment ensures that, where a Minister of the Crown has been required to make an explanatory statement as to appropriateness and equalities etc. before a draft instrument containing regulations under Clause 7(1), 8 or 9 is laid before the House of Commons for the purposes of sifting, there is no need to make a further statement after sifting when an equivalent instrument is laid before both Houses of Parliament after being made or as a draft affirmative instrument.

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