Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:15 pm on 10 July 2006.

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Photo of Lord Waddington Lord Waddington Conservative 4:15, 10 July 2006

moved Amendment No. 30:

After Clause 1, insert the following new clause-


(1) An order made under Part 1 containing provision relating to Community Treaties, Community instruments or Community obligations shall, notwithstanding the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68), be binding in any legal proceedings in the United Kingdom.

(2) In subsection (1)-

"Community instruments" and "Community obligations" have the same meaning as in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the European Communities Act 1972; "Community Treaties" has the same meaning as insection 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972."