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New Clause 3 - Oversight committee

Part of Mesothelioma Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:30 pm on 12th December 2013.

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‘(1) The Secretary of State must establish, by statutory instrument, an Oversight Committee to monitor, review and report to the Secretary of State on the overall arrangements comprising—

(a) the scheme;

(b) scheme administration;

(c) the Technical Committee;

(d) the Employers’ Liability Tracing Office; and

(e) the Electronic Information Gateway.

(2) The Oversight Committee must include representatives of—

(a) asbestos victims support groups;

(b) trade unions; and

(c) active insurers.

(3) The Oversight Committee must be chaired by an independent person.’.—(Kate Green.)