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New Clause 40 - Flood Reinsurance Scheme national database

Water Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:00 am on 17th December 2013.

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‘(1) The Secretary of State may by order (the “commencement order”) appoint a day on which section [The Flood Reinsurance Scheme] is to come into force.

(2) An order under subsection (1)—

(a) shall be made by statutory instrument; and

(b) may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

(3) The Secretary of State may only make an order under subsection (1) if a Flood Reinsurance Scheme national database has been established.

(4) Any Flood Reinsurance Scheme national database must—

(a) be accessible by the public;

(b) outline a property’s risk of flooding; and

(c) indicate if the property is covered by the Flood Reinsurance Scheme.’.—(Thomas Docherty.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The Committee divided: Ayes 8, Noes 11.

Division number 21 Decision Time — New Clause 40 - Flood Reinsurance Scheme national database

Aye: 8 MPs

No: 11 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.