Clause 8

Emergency Workers (Protection) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:30 pm on 26th April 2006.

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Amendment made: No. 27, in page 4, line 35, leave out from ‘Act' to ‘such' in line 38 and insert

‘so as to add or remove a person or description of person to or from section 2(3) of this Act; and may make'.—[Mr. Alan Williams.]

Photo of Alan Williams Alan Williams Labour, Swansea West

I beg to move amendment No. 28, in page 5, line 1, leave out ‘them' and insert ‘carrying them out'.

This is a minor drafting amendment.

Amendment agreed to.

Photo of Alan Williams Alan Williams Labour, Swansea West

I beg to move amendment No. 29, in page 5, line 2, at end insert—

‘( ) Before making an order under subsection (1) which relates to Wales the Secretary of State must consult the National Assembly for Wales.'

Photo of Joe Benton Joe Benton Labour, Bootle

With this it will be convenient to consider amendments Nos. 30 and 33.

Photo of Alan Williams Alan Williams Labour, Swansea West

These amendments provide the technical changes that need to be made to allow for the provisions in Wales and Northern Ireland.

Amendment agreed to.

Amendment made: No. 30, in page 5, line 2, at end insert—

‘( ) The Secretary of State may not make an order under subsection (1) which relates to Northern Ireland without the consent of any Northern Ireland department with responsibility for the emergency circumstances to which the persons being added or removed, or persons of the description being added or removed, respond.'—[Mr. Williams.]

Clause 8, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.