Clause 47 - Extent

Infrastructure Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:30 pm on 15th January 2015.

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Amendments made: 39, in clause 47, page 53, line 27, leave out first “section” and insert

“sections (Mayoral development orders)(2) to (4) and”.

This amendment provides for the power to make regulations in the new clause in amendment NC8 to extend to England and Wales only.

Amendment 40, in clause 47, page 53, line 32, after “45” insert

“, section (Reimbursement of persons who have met expenses of making electrical connections)”.

This amendment makes provision for the new clause inserted by amendment NC9 to extend to England and Wales and Scotland.

Amendment 45, in clause 47, page 53, line 35, at end insert—

‘( ) Part 5A (Public Works Loan Commissioners) extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.”

This amendment is consequential on NC10. The reference to Part 5A is a reference to a new Part expected to be formed by NC10.

Amendment 73, in clause 47, page 53, line 35, at end insert—

‘( ) Part 5B (the electronic communications code) extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, save that an amendment or repeal made by that Part has the same extent as the provision to which it relates.

( ) The power in section 411(6) of the Communications Act 2003 (power to extend provisions of Act to Channel Islands and Isle of Man) is exercisable in relation to the amendments of that Act made by or under Part 5B.” —(Mr Hayes.)

This amendment and amendments 43, 75 and 76 make consequential amendments on extent and commencement and to the long title to allow for the introduction of the electronic communications code. The reference to Part 5B is to a new Part expected to be formed by amendments NC19, NS1 and NS3.

Clause 47, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.