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Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [HL] - Report (16 Oct 2018)

...;function” does not include—(a) any function so far as its exercise involves authorising a person’s committal to prison or arrest;(b) any function of granting an injunction;” 13: The Schedule, page 18, line 28, at end insert—“After paragraph 28 insert—“Delegation of functions to staff: reconsideration of decisions28A(1) Before making Rules...

Employee Shareholding and Participation in Corporate Governance - Question for Short Debate (11 Oct 2018)

Baroness Vere of Norbiton: ...previous Government, identified three barriers to growth: a lack of awareness of the concept, a lack of resources to support implementation, and actual or perceived legal, tax or other regulatory barriers. The review made 28 recommendations, and these have been addressed by the Government in awareness-raising initiatives and by simplifying the relevant regulations through changes in the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Offshore Industry: Continental Shelf (9 Oct 2018)

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to section 3.8, page 28 of Oil and Gas UK’s Economic Report 2018, published on 11 September 2018, what steps he is taking to encourage an increase in drilling activity on the UK Continental Shelf for oil and gas reserves that are more expensive to extract.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Crime: Victims (9 Oct 2018)

Edward Argar: ...with communication, including the use of an intermediary, to help them understand the question they are being asked and to give their answers accurately. Pre-recorded cross-examination (or section 28) is the last special measure in relation to witnesses other than the accused to be implemented and we remain committed to rolling it out for vulnerable witnesses in Crown Court centres in...

In Vitro Fertilisation: 40th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note (13 Sep 2018)

Baroness Deech: ...for the removal of the eggs and then a rising charge every year for storage—a charge which a woman has no choice but to meet, and in the end all that is wasted. An extension could be effected by regulation, as allowed by Section 14(5) of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990, by adding a ground for extension such as the woman not yet having made a decision about use or not...

Ivory Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (12 Sep 2018)

Lord de Mauley: .... Towards the end, she perhaps answered a question that I had not actually put. Nevertheless, today I am happy to withdraw the amendment. Amendment 51 withdrawn. Clause 22 agreed. Clauses 23 to 28 agreed. Clause 29: Forfeiture of seized items by court on application Amendments 52 to 54 not moved. Clause 29 agreed. Clause 30: Appeal against decision under section 29 Amendment 55 not moved....

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Increase in maximum sentences (11 Sep 2018)

Amendment made: 5, page 3, line 28, at end insert— ‘( ) In section 38B (information about acts of terrorism), in subsection (5)(a), for “five years” substitute “10 years.”— (Mr Wallace.) It is an offence under section 38B of the Terrorism Act 2000 to fail to disclose information that might be of material assistance in preventing an...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Controls on miniature rifles and ammunition (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ...exempts from control the operators and users of miniature rifle ranges and shooting galleries. For those who are not familiar with firearms, those are less powerful than other weapons under clause 28. Section 11(4) of the 1968 Act allows a person conducting or carrying on a miniature rifle range or shooting gallery at which only miniature rifles and ammunition not exceeding .23 inch or...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Interpretation of sections 28 to 34 (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: Clause 35 provides for the interpretation of sections 28 to 34 of the Act. In respect of section 28, or in sections 31 to 34 as they apply in relation to England and Wales and Scotland, any expression used and which is defined in the Firearms Act 1968 has the same meaning as in that Act. In respect of section 29, or in sections 31 to 34 as they apply in relation to Northern Ireland, any...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Prohibition of certain firearms etc: England and Wales and Scotland (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ..., Mr Gapes. It is widely acknowledged that the United Kingdom has some of the strongest gun controls in the world. Nevertheless, it is important to keep those controls under review. Clause 28 seeks to strengthen the controls on two specific types of powerful rapid-fire rifles. Both are currently available for civilian use or ownership under general licensing arrangements administered by...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Consequential amendments relating to sections 28 and 29 (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: Clause 30 sets out the consequential amendments in the Bill relating to section 28 on prohibition of certain firearms in England, Wales and Scotland, and section 29 relating to the prohibition of certain firearms in Northern Ireland. The consequential amendments are set out in schedule 2.

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Offence of threatening with offensive weapon etc (6 Sep 2018)

Amendments made: 24, in clause 26, page 25, line 14, a t end insert— ‘( ) Section 1A of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953 (offence of threatening with offensive weapon in public) is amended in accordance with subsections (1) and (1A). This amendment and Amendments 25 to 28 provide for the repeal of the definitions of “serious physical harm”...

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (5 Sep 2018)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: My Lords, my Amendments 27 and 28 follow the same lines of argument that we have heard from the noble Baronesses but relate to paragraph 16, “Determination that arrangements are necessary and proportionate”, on page 12 of the Bill. I know the Minister will refer us back to Section 4 of the Mental Capacity Act, which is very comprehensive in defining what “best...

Tenant Fees Bill: Financial penalties etc (5 Sep 2018)

Amendments made: 44, page 27, line 33, after second “paragraph” insert “4(3A) (period for payment),”. See the explanatory statement for Amendment 13. Amendment 45, page 28, line 27, leave out from second “the” to end of line 28 and insert “relevant period.” See the explanatory statement for Amendment 13....

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Delivery of corrosive products to persons under 18 (4 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: offence in certain circumstances. Both formulations appear on the statute book and work legally, but we are looking to adopt the “commits” approach, for the sake of consistency. Government amendments 24 to 28 pick up a point made by my hon. Friend the Member for Shipley (Philip Davies) on Second Reading. He pointed out that the definitions of “serious physical...

Brexit: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement - Statement (24 Jul 2018)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...Paper makes clear, “EU law will continue to have effect in the UK in the same way as now”, during the implementation period; that is, until the end of December 2020. One might ask how that can be, given that Section 5(1) of the EU withdrawal Act, which received Royal Assent just 28 days ago, removes the supremacy of EU law after exit day and that Section 1 repeals the European...

EU Withdrawal Agreement: Legislation (24 Jul 2018)

Keir Starmer: ...the proof. Paragraph 56 of the White Paper states that “EU law will continue to have effect in the UK in the same way as now” for the implementation period—that is, until December 2020—but section 1 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act, which took 18 months to get through Parliament and received Royal Assent only 28 days ago, repeals the European Communities Act...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Examination of Witnesses (19 Jul 2018)

Kevin Foster: IQ draw your attention to page 26, clause 28(2), which will amend the Firearms Act 1968 by adding paragraph (ah) to section 5 of that Act; I will give you a moment to get there. Do you have any concerns with the type of firearm listed there?

Trade Bill: Interpretation of Part 1 (17 Jul 2018)

Amendments made: 51, page 3, leave out lines 27 and 28 This amendment omits the definition of “exit day”, which is no longer needed now the relevant amendments to the Interpretation Act 1978 made by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 are in force. Amendment 52, page 3, line 28, at end insert— ““free trade agreement” means...

Trade Bill: Restrictions on devolved authorities (17 Jul 2018)

...“every provision of them” and insert “the provision”. See the explanatory statement for Amendment 61. Amendment 63, page 7, line 10, leave out paragraph 2 and insert— 2 (1) No provision may be made by the Scottish Ministers under section 1(1) or 2(1) so far as the provision— (a) modifies any retained direct EU legislation or anything...

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