Amendments 261 and 262

Agriculture Bill - Committee (6th Day) – in the House of Lords at 11:30 pm on 23rd July 2020.

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble

261: Clause 37, page 35, line 20, leave out “, in any case”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the other amendment to clause 37 in Lord Gardiner’s name.

262: Clause 37, page 35, line 31, at end insert—“(1A) The Secretary of State may only make regulations under section 36 containing provision which could be made under that section by an authority referred to in subsection (1)(b) to (d) with the consent of that authority.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment secures that before making cross-border regulations under clause 36 that are also within the competence of the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers or the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland to make, the Secretary of State must obtain the consent of the authority concerned.

Amendments 261 and 262 agreed.

Clause 37, as amended, agreed.

Clauses 38 and 39 agreed.

Amendments 263 and 263A not moved.

Photo of Lord Alderdice Lord Alderdice Deputy Chairman of Committees

We now come to the group of amendments beginning with Amendment 264. I remind noble Lords that anyone wishing to speak after the Minister should email the clerk during the debate. Anyone wishing to press this or any other amendment in this group to a Division should make that clear in debate.

Clause 40: Power to make regulations for securing compliance with WTO Agreement on Agriculture: general