Clause 53 - Regulations

Immigration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:45 am on 17th November 2015.

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Amendments made: 37, in clause 53, page 44, line 15, after “State” insert

‘or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster’.

Part 7 of the Bill currently requires the Secretary of State or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to prepare a code of practice in respect of the English language requirement for public sector workers. The code comes into force in accordance with regulations. This amendment and amendments 38 and 39 ensure that clause 53 applies to regulations made by either the Secretary of State or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster under Part 7.

Amendment 245, in clause 53, page 44, line 23, at end insert

‘() regulations under section (Private hire vehicles etc)(2),’.

This amendment provides for regulations making provision regarding taxis and private hire vehicles in Scotland and Northern Ireland to be subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.

Amendment 38, in clause 53, page 44, line 39, after “State” insert

‘or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster’.

See the explanatory statement for amendment 37.

Amendment 39, in clause 53, page 44, line 42, after “State” insert

‘or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster’.—(James Brokenshire.)

See the explanatory statement for amendment 37.

Clause 53, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.