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Committee on the Government of Wales Bill

Amendments proposed for consideration

NAfW-Committees-Second Assembly-Gov of Wales Bill-Amendments
Amendment No. Clause / Schedule Amendment In the name of 
1 92 It is noted that Assembly measures will have the same effect as an Act of Parliament. Delete Part 3 of the Bill entirely (i.e. Clauses 92-101) Welsh Conservative Group
2 93 Insert new clause 93A: Scheme for parliamentary legislative provisions.(1) The Secretary of State shall draw up and publish a scheme setting out the arrangements Her Majesty’s Government proposes to make in order to provide definitions of the scope within the provisions of government bills introduced into Parliament for Assembly Measures to be introduced in accordance with sections 92 and 93.(2) The scheme referred to in (1) shall include guidance given to ministers regarding:(a) the scope within legislation for matters to be determined by the Assembly or Welsh Ministers;(b) arrangements for making it readily apparent within legislation or any explanatory notes published by ministers what the scope is for matters to be determined by the Assembly or Welsh Ministers.(3) The Secretary of State shall amend or revise the scheme referred to in (1) from time to time as he considers appropriate.(4) The Secretary of State shall lay before the Assembly any scheme, or amendments to a scheme, made under this section.(5) No scheme shall be made, amended or revised under this section unless the Assembly has first been consulted on such a scheme or amendments. Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
3 Schedule 5 Schedule 5, page 109, line 46 at end insert: "Field 21. police, probation, and prison service." Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
4 Schedule 5 Schedule 5, page 109, line 46 at end insert: "Field 22. energy." Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
5 94 Clause 94, page 51, line 29 at end insert: "(5A) In the event of approval of a draft statutory instrument by the Assembly, as specified in (5) (a), but there not being within 60 days of that approval, an approval by a resolution of each House of Parliament as specified in (5) (b), subsection (5) shall cease to have effect in the case of that draft statutory instrument, and the procedure specified in (5B) will then apply to that draft statutory instrument.(5B) The procedure which will apply in cases specified in (5A) will be -No recommendation is to be made to Her Majesty in Council to make an Order in Council under this section unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the Order in Council -(a) has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Assembly, and(b) the resolution of the Assembly is passed on a vote in which the number of Assembly members voting in favour of it is not less than two-thirds of the total number of Assembly seats." Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
6 94 Add new para (8) and renumber subsequent para’s: "(8) The Secretary of State may not refuse to lay the draft on the grounds of a policy disagreement with the resolution of the Assembly." Welsh Conservative Group
7 95 Clause 95, page 52, line 11: After "Counsel General", insert "or the Assembly". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
8 96 Clause 96, page 52, line 21: At end insert ", or (c) by any committee of the Assembly established under section 28 or section 30." Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
9 96 Recommendation: Standing Orders should protect a set amount of time for AMs not in the Welsh Assembly Government to introduce Assembly Measures. Welsh Conservative Group
10 98 Clause 98, page 53, line 44: After "Counsel General", insert "or the Assembly". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
11 103 In para (1a) delete "moved by the First Minister or a Welsh Minister appointed under section 48." Delete para 1b. Welsh Conservative Group
12 107 / Schedule 7 Part 1(15) Remove: "The Children’s Commissioner (established under the Children Act 2004 (c.31))" from the list of exemptions. Welsh Conservative Group
13 7 In para (5) delete subsection (c) and in para (6) delete subsection (c) Welsh Conservative Group
14 11 In para (8) delete subsection (b) Welsh Conservative Group
15 16 In para (1) add a new subsection (f) "holds the office of Children’s Commissioner for Wales". Welsh Conservative Group
16 23 Add new subsection (2) and renumber subsequent subsections accordingly: "(2) The oath is to be taken (or the affirmation made) in public in the Assembly chamber". Welsh Conservative Group
17 29 Delete the clause and replace with: "The composition of committees shall be determined by the procedures set out in Standing Orders and such procedures must generally have the effect of reflecting the overall representation of political groups in the Assembly in the composition of committees". Welsh Conservative Group
18 33 Remove the sentence "The Secretary of State can participate by actually attending the plenary session, or by video link" from explanatory notes, page 34. Welsh Conservative Group
19 1 Clause 1(1) Page 1 Line 5 - Leave out from 'an’ and insert ' there is to be a Parliament for Wales to be known as the 'Senedd’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
20 1 Clause 1 Page 1 Line 7 - Leave out subsection (2) Welsh Liberal Democrats
21 1 Clause 1 - insert new subsection 'The Senedd is to consist of eighty members elected through the Single Transferable Vote from Multi- Member constituencies.’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
22 1 Clause 1(3) Page 1 Line 12 - Leave out 'Assembly’ and insert 'Senedd’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
23 1 Clause 1(4) Page 1 Line 16 - Leave out 'Assembly’ and insert 'Senedd’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
24 1 Clause 1(5) Page 1 Line 18 - Leave out 'Assembly’ and insert 'Senedd’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
25 2 Clause 2 Page 2 Line 2 - Leave out lines 1-12 and insert - 2. Senedd Constituencies(1) The Senedd constituencies shall each be formed from more than one parliamentary constituency in Wales.(2) Each Senedd constituency shall be comprised of, no more than one tenth and no less than one twenty-fifth of the eligible electorate of Wales. (3) The parliamentary boundary committee for Wales shall periodically recommend Senedd constituencies. Welsh Liberal Democrats
26 4 Clause 4(5) Page 3 Line 14 - Leave out from 'Secretary of State’ and insert 'Senedd has passed a resolution in favour with at least two thirds of the Senedd Members voting to support it.’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
27 5 Clause 5(2)(b) Page 3 Line 23 - Leave out 'seats’ and insert 'Members voting’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
28 6 Clause 6(1) Page 4 Line 5 - Leave out from 'two’ and insert 'one vote which will be cast preferentially’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
29 6 Clause 6 Page 4 Line 7 - Leave out lines 7-23 Welsh Liberal Democrats
30 7 Clause 7 Page 4 Line 37 - Leave out (5)(c) Welsh Liberal Democrats
31 7 Clause 7 Page 5 Line 3 - Leave out (6)(c) Welsh Liberal Democrats
32 8 Clause 8 Page 5 Line 8 - Leave out. Welsh Liberal Democrats
33 9 Clause 9 Page 5 Line 33 - Leave out. Insert new clause 8. Elections and Franchise(1) This section applies to elections of members of the Assembly, including by-elections.(2) Each vote in the poll at an election shall be a single transferable vote.(3) A single transferable vote is a vote-(a) capable of being given so as to indicate the voter's order of preference for the candidates for election as members for the constituency; and(b) capable of being transferred to the next choice when the vote is not needed to give a prior choice the necessary quota of votes or when a prior choice is eliminated from the list of candidates because of a deficiency in the number of votes given for him. Welsh Liberal Democrats
34 10 Clause 10 Page 6 Line 26 - Leave out. Welsh Liberal Democrats
35 11 Clause 11 Page 7 Line 9 - Leave out. Insert new clause. 10. Vacancies(1) The Secretary of State may by order make provision for the filling of vacancies occurring in the Assembly's membership.(2) Such provision may be made by reference to by-elections or substitutes or recounted votes or such other method of filling vacancies as the Secretary of State thinks fit.(3) The validity of any proceedings of the Assembly is not affected by any vacancy in its membership Welsh Liberal Democrats
36 12 Clause 12 Page 8 Line 6 - Insert new subsection: (1)(c) Will be sixteen years or over. Welsh Liberal Democrats
37 12 Clause 12(1)(a) Page 8 Line 10-12 - Insert 'subject to subsection (1)(c)’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
38 12 Clause 12(1)(b) Page 8 Line 13-14 - Insert 'subject to subsection (1)(c)’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
39 12 Clause 12(2)(a) Page 8 Line 16-17 - Leave out. Welsh Liberal Democrats
40Withdrawn 16 Clause 16(1)(e) Page 10 Line 1 - At end insert 'Parliamentary Service or Assembly Government’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
41 25 Clause 25(1)(a) Page 15 Line 30 - After 'a’ insert 'Acting’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
42 25 Clause 25(1)(a) Page 15 Line 30 - Leave out from 'referred’. Welsh Liberal Democrats
43 25 Clause 25(1)(b) Page 15 Line 32 - Leave out. Welsh Liberal Democrats
44 25 Clause 25 Page 15 - Insert new subsection (2) (1)The Assembly must, within 28 days following a general election, elect from among the Assembly members— (a) a presiding officer (referred to in this Act as the "Presiding Officer"), and(b) a deputy presiding officer (referred to in this Act as the Deputy Presiding Officer"). Welsh Liberal Democrats
45 25 Clause 25(7) Page 16 Line 11 - Insert new subsection:
(c) different political groups both of which are political groups without and executive role.
Welsh Liberal Democrats
46 27 Clause 27(2)(b) Page 17 Line 15 - At end insert ' not belonging to the same political group.’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
47Withdrawn 60 Clause 60(1) Page 35 Line 21 - Leave out from 'any’ and insert 'the following object’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
48Withdrawn 60 Clause 60(1)(a) Page 35 Line 21 - Leave out from 'achieve’ and insert 'promote or improve the general well-being of Wales' Welsh Liberal Democrats
49Withdrawn 64 Clause 64(1) Page 36 Line 39 - After 'Ministers’ insert 'or the Senedd by resolution with a simple majority of those voting’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
50Withdrawn 76 Clause 76(6) Page 41 Line 26 - Leave out from 'lay’ and insert 'have it approved by the Senedd by a simple majority of those voting before it will come into effect’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
51Withdrawn 78 Clause 78(7) Page 42 Line 19 - Leave
out subsection (b) and insert new subsection:
(b) 'have the copy approved by the Senedd by a simple majority of those voting’
Welsh Liberal Democrats
5A 94 Clause 94(7) Page 51 Line 36 - Insert at end of (b) 'Reasons for the refusal must fall within (8). Welsh Liberal Democrats
5B 94 Clause 94(7) Page 51 Line 36 - Insert new subsection after (b):
'(8) A refusal that falls within (7)(b) only applies if the Secretary of State has reason to believe that the Assembly Measure -
(a) would have an adverse effect on any matter which is not specified in Part 1 of Schedule 5,
(b) might have a serious adverse impact on water resources in England, water supply in England or the quality of water in England,
(c) would have adverse impact on the law as it applies in England, or
(d) would be incompatible with any international obligation or the interests of defence or national Security.
Welsh Liberal Democrats
52 102 Clause 102(5) Page 56 Line 32 -
Leave out from 'Assembly’ and insert 'Senedd Members voting.’
Welsh Liberal Democrats
53   
Withdrawn
117 Clause 117 Page 63 Line 17 - Insert
new clause
117 Allocation of Funds
(1) The Secretary of State will appoint a panel of four to six experts to recommend to the Treasury sums of money to be allocated to the Welsh Consolidated Fund.
(2) The Reports of the panel in (1) should be published in full.
(3) The panel in (1) will pay consideration to the principles of -
(a) fairness
(b) transparency, and
(c) the particular needs of Wales
Welsh Liberal Democrats
4A Schedule 5 Schedule 5. Leave out. Insert: Welsh Liberal Democrats
 SCHEDULE 5

RESERVED MATTERS

PART I

GENERAL RESERVATIONS

The Constitution

1. The following aspects of the constitution are reserved matters, that is-  (a) the Crown, including succession to the Crown and a regency,(b) the Parliament of the United Kingdom,(c) the continued existence of the High Court of Justiciary as a criminal court of first instance and of appeal,(d) the continued existence of the Court of Session as a civil court of first instance and of appeal.2. - (1) Paragraph 1 does not reserve- (a) Her Majesty's prerogative and other executive functions,(b) functions exercisable by any person acting on behalf of the Crown, or(c) any office in the Welsh Administration.(2) Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the reservation by paragraph 1 of the management (in accordance with any enactment regulating the use of land) of the Crown Estate.(3) Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the reservation by paragraph 1 of the functions of the Security Service, the Secret Intelligence Service and the Government Communications Headquarters.3. - (1) Paragraph 1 does not reserve property belonging to Her Majesty in right of the Crown or belonging to any person acting on behalf of the Crown or held in trust for Her Majesty for the purposes of any person acting on behalf of the Crown.(2) Paragraph 1 does not reserve the ultimate superiority of the Crown.(3) Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the reservation by paragraph 1 of- (a) the hereditary revenues of the Crown, other than revenues from bona vacantia, ultimus haeres and treasure trove,(b) the royal arms and standard,(c) the compulsory acquisition of property held or used by a Minister of the Crown or government department.4. - (1) Paragraph 1 does not reserve property held by Her Majesty in Her private capacity.(2) Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the reservation by paragraph 1 of the subject-matter of the Crown Private Estates Acts 1800 to 1873.

Political parties

5. The registration and funding of political parties is a reserved matter.

Foreign affairs etc.

6. - (1) International relations, including relations with territories outside the United Kingdom, the European Communities (and their institutions) and other international organisations, regulation of international trade, and international development assistance and co-operation are reserved matters.
 (2) Sub-paragraph (1) does not reserve-  (a) observing and implementing international obligations, obligations under the Human Rights Convention and obligations under Community law,(b) assisting Ministers of the Crown in relation to any matter to which that sub-paragraph applies.

Public service

7. - (1) The Civil Service of the State is a reserved matter.

Defence

8. - (1) The following are reserved matters- (a) the defence of the realm,(b) the naval, military or air forces of the Crown, including reserve forces,(c) visiting forces,(d) international headquarters and defence organisations,(e) trading with the enemy and enemy property.(2) Sub-paragraph (1) does not reserve- (a) the exercise of civil defence functions by any person otherwise than as a member of any force or organisation referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(b) to (d) or any other force or organisation reserved by virtue of sub-paragraph (1)(a),(b) the conferral of enforcement powers in relation to sea fishing.

Treason

9. Treason (including constructive treason), treason felony and misprision of treason are reserved matters.PART II

SPECIFIC RESERVATIONS


Preliminary

1. The matters to which any of the Sections in this Part apply are reserved matters for the purposes of this Act.
 
2. A Section applies to any matter described or referred to in it when read with any illustrations, exceptions or interpretation provisions in that Section.
 
3. Any illustrations, exceptions or interpretation provisions in a Section relate only to that Section (so that an entry under the heading "exceptions" does not affect any other Section).

Reservations
Head A - Financial and Economic Matters

A1. Fiscal, economic and monetary policy Fiscal, economic and monetary policy, including the issue and circulation of money, taxes and excise duties, government borrowing and lending, control over United Kingdom public expenditure, the exchange rate and the Bank of England.ExceptionLocal taxes to fund local authority expenditure (for example, council tax and non-domestic rates).
 
A2. The currency Coinage, legal tender and bank notes.
 
A3. Financial services Financial services, including investment business, banking and deposit-taking, collective investment schemes and insurance.ExceptionThe subject-matter of section 1 of the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 (bank holidays).
     
A4. Financial markets Financial markets, including listing and public offers of securities and investments, transfer of securities and insider dealing.

A5. Money laundering The subject-matter of the Money Laundering Regulations 1993, but in relation to any type of business.

Head B - Home Affairs

 B1. Misuse of drugs The subject-matter of- (a) the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971,(b) sections 12 to 14 of the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Act 1990 (substances useful for manufacture of controlled drugs), and(c) Part V of the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995 (drug trafficking) and, so far as relating to drug trafficking, the Proceeds of Crime (Scotland) Act 1995.B2. Data protection The subject-matter of- (a) the Data Protection Act 1998, and(b) Council Directive 95/46/EC (protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data).InterpretationIf any provision of the Data Protection Act 1998 is not in force on the principal appointed day, it is to be treated for the purposes of this reservation as if it were.B3. Elections Elections for membership of the House of Commons, the European Parliament and the Parliament, including the subject-matter of- (a) the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978,(b) the Representation of the People Act 1983 and the Representation of the People Act 1985, and(c) the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986,so far as those enactments apply, or may be applied, in respect of such membership.B4. Firearms The subject-matter of the Firearms Acts 1968 to 1997. B5. Entertainment The subject-matter of- (a) the Video Recordings Act 1984, and(b) sections 1 to 3 and 5 to 16 of the Cinemas Act 1985 (control of exhibitions).The classification of films for public exhibition by reference to their suitability for viewing by persons generally or above a particular age, with or without any advice as to the desirability of parental guidance. B6. Immigration and nationality Nationality; immigration, including asylum and the status and capacity of persons in the United Kingdom who are not British citizens; free movement of persons within the European Economic Area; issue of travel documents.B7.Scientific procedures on live animals The subject-matter of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
 
B8. National security, interception of communications, official secrets and terrorism National security.
 
The interception of communications; but not the subject-matter of Part III of the Police Act 1997 (authorisation to interfere with property etc.) or surveillance not involving interference with property.
 
The subject-matter of- (a) the Official Secrets Acts 1911 and 1920, and(b) the Official Secrets Act 1989, except so far as relating to any information, document or other article protected against disclosure by section 4(2) (crime) and not by any other provision of sections 1 to 4.Special powers, and other special provisions, for dealing with terrorism.
 
B9. Betting, gaming and lotteries Betting, gaming and lotteries.B10. Emergency powers Emergency powers.B11. Extradition Extradition.B12. Lieutenancies The subject-matter of the Lieutenancies Act 1997.

Head C - Trade and Industry

C1. Business associations The creation, operation, regulation and dissolution of types of business association.ExceptionsThe creation, operation, regulation and dissolution of- (a) particular public bodies, or public bodies of a particular type, established by or under any enactment, and(b) charities.Interpretation"Business association" means any person (other than an individual) established for the purpose of carrying on any kind of business, whether or not for profit; and "business" includes the provision of benefits to the members of an association.C2. Insolvency In relation to business associations- (a) the modes of, the grounds for and the general legal effect of winding up, and the persons who may initiate winding up,(b) liability to contribute to assets on winding up,(c) powers of courts in relation to proceedings for winding up, other than the power to sist proceedings,(d) arrangements with creditors, and(e) procedures giving protection from creditors.Preferred or preferential debts for the purposes of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985, the Insolvency Act 1986, and any other enactment relating to the sequestration of the estate of any person or to the winding up of business associations, the preference of such debts against other such debts and the extent of their preference over other types of debt.     Regulation of insolvency practitioners.
 
     Co-operation of insolvency courts.ExceptionsIn relation to business associations- (a) the process of winding up, including the person having responsibility for the conduct of a winding up or any part of it, and his conduct of it or of that part,(b) the effect of winding up on diligence, and(c) avoidance and adjustment of prior transactions on winding up.Floating charges and receivers, except in relation to preferential debts, regulation of insolvency practitioners and co-operation of insolvency courts.Interpretation"Business association" has the meaning given in Section C1 of this Part of this Schedule. "Winding up", in relation to business associations, includes winding up of solvent, as well as insolvent, business associations.C3. Competition Regulation of anti-competitive practices and agreements; abuse of dominant position; monopolies and mergers.ExceptionRegulation of particular practices in the legal profession for the purpose of regulating that profession or the provision of legal services.C4. Intellectual property Intellectual property.ExceptionThe subject-matter of Parts I and II of the Plant Varieties Act 1997 (plant varieties and the Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal).C5. Import and export control The subject-matter of the Import, Export and Customs Powers (Defence) Act 1939.
 
Prohibition and regulation of the import and export of endangered species of animals and plants.ExceptionsProhibition and regulation of movement into and out of Wales of- (a) food, animals, animal products, plants and plant products for the purposes of protecting human, animal or plant health, animal welfare or the environment or observing or implementing obligations under the Common Agricultural Policy, and(b) animal feeding stuffs, fertilisers and pesticides for the purposes of protecting human, animal or plant health or the environment.C6. Consumer protection Regulation of- (a) the sale and supply of goods and services to consumers,(b) guarantees in relation to such goods and services,(c) hire-purchase, including the subject-matter of Part III of the Hire-Purchase Act 1964,(d) trade descriptions, except in relation to food,(e) misleading and comparative advertising, except regulation specifically in relation to food, tobacco and tobacco products,(f) price indications,(g) trading stamps,(h) auctions and mock auctions of goods and services, and(i) hallmarking and gun barrel proofing.(a) the Hearing Aid Council Act 1968,(b) the Unsolicited Goods and Services Acts 1971 and 1975,(c) Parts I to III and XI of the Fair Trading Act 1973,(d) the Consumer Credit Act 1974,(e) the Estate Agents Act 1979,(f) the Timeshare Act 1992,(g) the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992, and(h) the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.ExceptionThe subject-matter of section 16 of the Food Safety Act 1990 (food safety and consumer protection).
 C7. Product standards, safety and liability Technical standards and requirements in relation to products in pursuance of an obligation under Community law.Product safety and liability.
Product labelling.ExceptionsFood, agricultural and horticultural produce, fish and fish products, seeds, animal feeding stuffs, fertilisers and pesticides.
   
In relation to food safety, materials which come into contact with food.
 
C8. Weights and measures Units and standards of weight and measurement.
 
Regulation of trade so far as involving weighing, measuring and quantities.C9. Telecommunications and wireless telegraphy Telecommunications and wireless telegraphy.Internet services.Electronic encryption.The subject-matter of Part II of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949 (electromagnetic disturbance).C10. Post Office, posts and postal services The Post Office, posts (including postage stamps, postal orders and postal packets) and regulation of postal services.C11. Research Councils Research Councils within the meaning of the Science and Technology Act 1965.The subject-matter of section 5 of that Act (funding of scientific research) so far as relating to Research Councils.C12. Designation of assisted areas The subject-matter of section 1 of the Industrial Development Act 1982.C13. Industrial Development Advisory Board The Industrial Development Advisory Board.C14. Protection of trading and economic interests The subject-matter of- (a) section 2 of the Emergency Laws (Re-enactments and Repeals) Act 1964 (Treasury power in relation to action damaging to economic position of United Kingdom),(b) Part II of the Industry Act 1975 (powers in relation to transfer of control of important manufacturing undertakings), and(c) the Protection of Trading Interests Act 1980.

Head D - Energy

D1. Electricity Generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity.
 
The subject-matter of Part II of the Electricity Act 1989.ExceptionThe subject-matter of Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.D2. Oil and gas Oil and gas, including- (a) the ownership of, exploration for and exploitation of deposits of oil and natural gas,(b) the subject-matter of section 1 of the Mineral Exploration and Investment Grants Act 1972 (contributions in connection with mineral exploration) so far as relating to exploration for oil and gas,(c) offshore installations and pipelines,(d) the subject-matter of the Pipe-lines Act 1962 (including section 5 (deemed planning permission)) so far as relating to pipelines within the meaning of section 65 of that Act,(e) pollution relating to oil and gas exploration and exploitation, but only outside controlled waters (within the meaning of section 30A(1) of the Control of Pollution Act 1974),(f) the subject-matter of Part II of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 so far as relating to oil and gas exploration and exploitation, but only in relation to activities outside such controlled waters,(g) restrictions on navigation, fishing and other activities in connection with offshore activities,(h) liquefaction of natural gas, and(i) the conveyance, shipping and supply of gas through pipes.ExceptionsThe subject-matter of- (a) sections 10 to 12 of the Industry Act 1972 (credits and grants for construction of ships and offshore installations),(b) Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.The manufacture of gas.
 
The conveyance, shipping and supply of gas other than through pipes.D3. Nuclear energy Nuclear energy and nuclear installations, including- (a) nuclear safety, security and safeguards, and(b) liability for nuclear occurrences.ExceptionsThe subject-matter of- (a) Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, and(b) the Radioactive Substances Act 1993.D4. Energy conservation The subject-matter of the Energy Act 1976, other than section 9.ExceptionThe encouragement of energy efficiency other than by prohibition or regulation.


Head E - Transport

  E1. Road transport The subject-matter of- (a) the Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) Act 1952,(b) the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 and the Transport Act 1985, so far as relating to public service vehicle operator licensing,(c) section 17 (traffic regulation on special roads), section 25 (pedestrian crossings), Part V (traffic signs) and Part VI (speed limits) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984,(d) the Road Traffic Act 1988 and the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988,(e) the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994,(f) the Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995, and(g) the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995.Regulation of proper hours or periods of work by persons engaged in the carriage of passengers or goods by road.The conditions under which international road transport services for passengers or goods may be undertaken.Regulation of the instruction of drivers of motor vehicles.ExceptionsThe subject-matter of sections 39 and 40 (road safety information and training) and 157 to 159 (payments for treatment of traffic casualties) of the Road Traffic Act 1988.
 
E2. Rail transport Provision and regulation of railway services.     Rail transport security.     The subject-matter of the Channel Tunnel Act 1987.     The subject-matter of the Railway Heritage Act 1996.ExceptionsGrants so far as relating to railway services; but this exception does not apply in relation to- (a) the subject-matter of section 63 of the Railways Act 1993 (government financial assistance where railway administration orders made),(b) "railway services" as defined in section 82(1)(b) of the Railways Act 1993 (carriage of goods by railway), or(c) the subject-matter of section 136 of the Railways Act 1993 (grants and subsidies).Interpretation"Railway services" has the meaning given by section 82 of the Railways Act 1993 (excluding the wider meaning of "railway" given by section 81(2) of that Act).
 E3. Marine transport The subject-matter of- (a) the Coastguard Act 1925,(b) the Hovercraft Act 1968, except so far as relating to the regulation of noise and vibration caused by hovercraft,(c) the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971,(d) section 2 of the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973 (prohibition on approaching dangerous wrecks),(e) the Merchant Shipping (Liner Conferences) Act 1982,(f) the Dangerous Vessels Act 1985,(g) the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990, other than Part I (aviation security),(h) the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992,(i) the Merchant Shipping Act 1995,(j) the Shipping and Trading Interests (Protection) Act 1995, and(k) sections 24 (implementation of international agreements relating to protection of wrecks), 26 (piracy) and 27 and 28 (international bodies concerned with maritime matters) of the Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997.Navigational rights and freedoms.
 
Financial assistance for shipping services which start or finish or both outside Wales.ExceptionsPorts, harbours, piers and boatslips, except in relation to the matters reserved by virtue of paragraph (d), (f), (g) or (i).Regulation of works which may obstruct or endanger navigation.E4. Air transport

Regulation of aviation and air transport, including the subject-matter of- (a) the Carriage by Air Act 1961,(b) the Carriage by Air (Supplementary Provisions) Act 1962,(c) the Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 so far as relating to carriage by air,(d) the Civil Aviation Act 1982,(e) the Aviation Security Act 1982,(f) the Airports Act 1986, and(g) sections 1 (endangering safety at aerodromes) and 48 (powers in relation to certain aircraft) of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990,and arrangements to compensate or repatriate passengers in the event of an air transport operator's insolvency.ExceptionsThe subject-matter of the following sections of the Civil Aviation Act 1982- (a) section 25 (Secretary of State's power to provide aerodromes),(b) section 30 (provision of aerodromes and facilities at aerodromes by local authorities),(c) section 31 (power to carry on ancillary business in connection with local authority aerodromes),(d) section 34 (financial assistance for certain aerodromes),(e) section 35 (facilities for consultation at certain aerodromes),(f) section 36 (health control at Secretary of State's aerodromes and aerodromes of Civil Aviation Authority), and(g) sections 41 to 43 and 50 (powers in relation to land exercisable in connection with civil aviation) where land is to be or was acquired for the purpose of airport development or expansion.The subject-matter of Part II (transfer of airport undertakings of local authorities), sections 63 and 64 (airport byelaws) and 66 (functions of operators of designated airports as respects abandoned vehicles) of the Airports Act 1986.The subject-matter of sections 59 (acquisition of land and rights over land) and 60 (disposal of compulsorily acquired land) of the Airports Act 1986 where land is to be or was acquired for the purpose of airport development or expansion.E5. Other matters Transport of radioactive material.Technical specifications for public passenger transport for disabled persons, including the subject-matter of- (a) section 125(7) and (8) of the Transport Act 1985 (Secretary of State's guidance and consultation with the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee), and(b) Part V of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (public transport).Regulation of the carriage of dangerous goods.Interpretation"Radioactive material" has the same meaning as in section 1(1) of the Radioactive Material (Road Transport) Act 1991.
 

Head F - Social Security

F1. Social security schemes Schemes supported from central or local funds which provide assistance for social security purposes to or in respect of individuals by way of benefits.     Requiring persons to- (a) establish and administer schemes providing assistance for social security purposes to or in respect of individuals, or(b) make payments to or in respect of such schemes,and to keep records and supply information in connection with such schemes.The circumstances in which a person is liable to maintain himself or another for the purposes of the enactments relating to social security and the Child Support Acts 1991 and 1995.The subject-matter of the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme.IllustrationsNational Insurance; Social Fund; administration and funding of housing benefit and council tax benefit; recovery of benefits for accident, injury or disease from persons paying damages; deductions from benefits for the purpose of meeting an individual's debts; sharing information between government departments for the purposes of the enactments relating to social security; making decisions for the purposes of schemes mentioned in the reservation and appeals against such decisions.Interpretation"Benefits" includes pensions, allowances, grants, loans and any other form of financial assistance.Providing assistance for social security purposes to or in respect of individuals includes (among other things) providing assistance to or in respect of individuals- (a) who qualify by reason of old age, survivorship, disability, sickness, incapacity, injury, unemployment, maternity or the care of children or others needing care,(b) who qualify by reason of low income, or(c) in relation to their housing costs or liabilities for local taxes.F2. Child support The subject-matter of the Child Support Acts 1991 and 1995.InterpretationIf section 30(2) of the Child Support Act 1991 (collection of payments other than child support maintenance) is not in force on the principal appointed day, it is to be treated for the purposes of this reservation as if it were.F3. Occupational and personal pensions The regulation of occupational pension schemes and personal pension schemes, including the obligations of the trustees or managers of such schemes.Provision about pensions payable to, or in respect of, any persons, except- (a) the persons referred to in section 81(3),(b) in relation to a Welsh public authority with mixed functions or no reserved functions, persons who are or have been a member of the public body, the holder of the public office, or a member of the staff of the body, holder or office.The subject-matter of the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971.Schemes for the payment of pensions which are listed in Schedule 2 to that Act, except those mentioned in paragraphs 38A and 38AB.Where pension payable to or in respect of any class of persons under a public service pension scheme is covered by this reservation, so is making provision in their case- (a) for compensation for loss of office or employment, for their office or employment being affected by constitutional changes, or circumstances arising from such changes, in any territory or territories or for loss or diminution of emoluments, or(b) for benefits in respect of death or incapacity resulting from injury or disease.Interpretation"Pension" includes gratuities and allowances. F4. War pensions Schemes for the payment of pensions for or in respect of persons who have a disablement or have died in consequence of service as members of the armed forces of the Crown.The subject-matter of any scheme under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act 1939, sections 3 to 5 and 7 of the Pensions (Navy, Army, Air Force and Mercantile Marine) Act 1939 or section 1 of the Polish Resettlement Act 1947.IllustrationThe provision of pensions under the Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Order 1983.Interpretation"Pension" includes grants, allowances, supplements and gratuities.
 

Head G - Regulation of the Professions

G1. Architects Regulation of the profession of architect.
 G2. Health professions Regulation of the health professions.Interpretation"The health professions" means the professions regulated by- (a) the Pharmacy Act 1954,(b) the Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960,(c) the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966,(d) the Medical Act 1983,(e) the Dentists Act 1984,(f) the Opticians Act 1989,(g) the Osteopaths Act 1993,(h) the Chiropractors Act 1994, and(i) the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1997.G3. Auditors Regulation of the profession of auditor.

Head H - Employment

H1. Employment and industrial relations Employment rights and duties and industrial relations, including the subject-matter of- (a) the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969,(b) the Employment Agencies Act 1973,(c) the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) Act 1979,(d) the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981,(e) the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992,(f) the Industrial Tribunals Act 1996,(g) the Employment Rights Act 1996, and(h) the National Minimum Wage Act 1998.ExceptionThe subject-matter of the Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949.H2. Health and safety The subject-matter of the following Parts of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974- (a) Part I (health, safety and welfare in connection with work, and control of dangerous substances) as extended or applied by section 36 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987, sections 1 and 2 of the Offshore Safety Act 1992 and section 117 of the Railways Act 1993, and(b) Part II (the Employment Medical Advisory Service).ExceptionPublic safety in relation to matters which are not reserved.H3. Job search and support The subject-matter of- (a) the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944, and(b) the Employment and Training Act 1973, except so far as relating to training for employment.ExceptionThe subject-matter of- (a) sections 8 to 10A of the Employment and Training Act 1973 (careers services), and(i) section 2(3)(c) (arrangements for the purpose of assisting persons to establish themselves as self-employed persons), and(ii) section 12 (disclosure of information).

Head J - Health and Medicines

J1. Abortion Abortion.J2. Xenotransplantation Xenotransplantation.J3. Embryology, surrogacy and genetics Surrogacy arrangements, within the meaning of the Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985, including the subject-matter of that Act.     The subject-matter of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990.     Human genetics.J4. Medicines, medical supplies and poisons The subject-matter of- (a) the Medicines Act 1968, the Marketing Authorisations for Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulations 1994 and the Medicines for Human Use (Marketing Authorisations Etc.) Regulations 1994,(b) the Poisons Act 1972, and(c) the Biological Standards Act 1975."Medicinal products" has the same meaning as in section 130(1) of the Medicines Act 1968.J5. Welfare foods Schemes made by regulations under section 13 of the Social Security Act 1988 (schemes for distribution of welfare foods).

Head K - Media and Culture

K1. Broadcasting The subject-matter of the Broadcasting Act 1990 and the Broadcasting Act 1996.The British Broadcasting Corporation.exceptionBroadcasting in the medium of Welsh K2. Public lending right The subject-matter of the Public Lending Right Act 1979.K3. Government Indemnity Scheme The subject-matter of sections 16 and 16A of the National Heritage Act 1980 (public indemnities for objects on loan to museums, art galleries, etc.).K4. Property accepted in satisfaction of tax The subject-matter of sections 8 and 9 of the National Heritage Act 1980 (payments to Inland Revenue in respect of property accepted in satisfaction of tax, and disposal of such property).

Head L - Miscellaneous

L1. Judicial remuneration L2. Equal opportunities Equal opportunities, including the subject-matter of- (a) the Equal Pay Act 1970,(b) the Sex Discrimination Act 1975,(c) the Race Relations Act 1976, and(d) the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.ExceptionsThe encouragement (other than by prohibition or regulation) of equal opportunities, and in particular of the observance of the equal opportunity requirements.Interpretation"Equal opportunities" means the prevention, elimination or regulation of discrimination between persons on grounds of sex or marital status, on racial grounds, or on grounds of disability, age, sexual orientation, language or social origin, or of other personal attributes, including beliefs or opinions, such as religious beliefs or political opinions."Equal opportunity requirements" means the requirements of the law for the time being relating to equal opportunities.L3. Control of weapons Control of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.L4. Ordnance survey The subject-matter of the Ordnance Survey Act 1841.L5. Time Timescales, time zones and the subject-matter of the Summer Time Act 1972.The calendar; units of time; the date of Easter.ExceptionsThe computation of periods of time.The subject-matter of- (a) section 1 of the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 (bank holidays), and(b) the Term and Quarter Days (Scotland) Act 1990.L6. Outer space Regulation of activities in outer space.Lembit Clause?

PART III

GENERAL PROVISIONS


Scottish public authorities

1. - (1) This Schedule does not reserve any Scottish public authority if some of its functions relate to reserved matters and some do not, unless it is a cross-border public authority.(2) Sub-paragraph (1) has effect as regards- (a) the constitution of the authority, including its establishment and dissolution, its assets and liabilities and its funding and receipts,(b) conferring or removing any functions specifically exercisable in relation to the authority.(3) Sub-paragraph (2)(b) does not apply to any function which is specifically exercisable in relation to a particular function of the authority if the particular function relates to reserved matters.(4) An authority to which this paragraph applies is referred to in this Act as a Scottish public authority with mixed functions.2. Paragraph 1 of Part I of this Schedule does not reserve any Scottish public authority with functions none of which relate to reserved matters (referred to in this Act as a Scottish public authority with no reserved functions).

Reserved bodies

3. - (1) The reservation of any body to which this paragraph applies has effect to reserve- (a) its constitution, including its establishment and dissolution, its assets and liabilities and its funding and receipts,(b) conferring functions on it or removing functions from it,(c) conferring or removing any functions specifically exercisable in relation to it.(2) This paragraph applies to- (a) a body reserved by name by Part II of this Schedule,(b) each of the councils reserved by Section C12 of that Part,(c) the Commission for Racial Equality, the Equal Opportunities Commission and the National Disability Council.

Financial assistance to industry

4. - (1) This Schedule does not reserve giving financial assistance to commercial activities for the purpose of promoting or sustaining economic development or employment.(2) Sub-paragraph (1)- (a) does not apply to giving financial assistance to any activities in pursuance of a power exercisable only in relation to activities which are reserved,(b) does not apply to Part I of this Schedule, except paragraph 9, or to a body to which paragraph 3 of this Part of this Schedule applies,(c) is without prejudice to the exceptions from the reservations in Sections E2 and E3 of Part II of this Schedule.(3) Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the question whether any matter other than financial assistance to which that sub-paragraph applies is reserved.

Interpretation

5. - (1) References in this Schedule to the subject-matter of any enactment are to be read as references to the subject-matter of that enactment as it has effect on the principal appointed day or, if it ceased to have effect at any time within the period ending with that day and beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, as it had effect immediately before that time.(2) Subordinate legislation under section 129(1) may, in relation to the operation of this Schedule at any time before the principal appointed day, modify the references to that day in sub-paragraph (1).
     
54 Schedule 11 Schedule 11(4) Page 161 Line 22 - Leave out lines 22- 38 (subsection (4)). Welsh Liberal Democrats
55 29 Clause 29 Page 18 Line 11 - Insert new section (2): The members of any committee established by the Assembly under subsection (28)(1)(a) shall be elected by the Assembly from among the Assembly members, and(b) shall, unless the committee exists solely to provide advice, be elected so as to secure that, as far as is practicable, the balance of the parties in the Assembly is reflected in the membership of the committee. Welsh Liberal Democrats
56 29 Clause 29 Page 18 Line 11 - Page 19 Line 14 (ss(2) - (9) - Leave out. Welsh Liberal Democrats
57 29 Clause 29 Page 18 Insert new section: (3) The Committees established by the Assembly in 28(1) shall be as far as is practicable chaired by member of political parties in proportion to their member of the Assembly. Welsh Liberal Democrats
58 Withdrawn 49 Clause 49 Page 29 Line 30 - Insert new clause:(4) The First Civil Service Commissioner will make recommendations to the First Minister on the appointment of the Counsel General when a vacancy occurs in that office. Welsh Liberal Democrats
59Withdrawn 49 Clause 49(5) Page 29 Line 30 - Leave out. Welsh Liberal Democrats
60Withdrawn 49 Clause 49(6) Page 29 Line 34 - Leave out 'First Minister’ and replace with 'Permanent Secretary’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
61Withdrawn 49 Clause 49(8) Page 30 Line 1 - Leave out subsection. Welsh Liberal Democrats
62Withdrawn 49 Clause 49(9) Page 30 Line 4 - Leave out subsection. Welsh Liberal Democrats
63 34 Clause 34(1) Page 21 Line 24 - Leave out 'If not an Assembly Member’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
64 34 Clause 34(1) Page 21 Line 25 - Insert after 'orders’ 'but only to provide his legal opinion to Assembly Members’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
65 34 Clause 34(2) Page 21 Line 27 - Leave out 'if not an Assembly Member’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
66 102/103 Delete clauses 102 and 103 (to be read in conjunction with the amendment to clause 64) Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
67 102 Clause 102, page 56, line 25 at end insert: "(3A) If a resolution passed by the Assembly under section103 includes the text of the question which the Assembly proposes should be included on the ballot paper at the referendum, that text shall be included in any recommendation made to Her Majesty in Council to make an Order in Council under subsection (1)." Ieuan Wyn Jones
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68 102 Clause 102, page 56, lines 35 and 36 delete the words "Secretary of State" and replace with the words, "the Assembly" Ieuan Wyn Jones
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69 102 Clause 102 page 56 line 32 delete the words "is not less….Assembly seats" and replace with the words "represents a majority of Assembly Members present and voting in favour" Ieuan Wyn Jones
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70 103 Clause 103, page 57, line 7: Leave out from "the number" to "Assembly seats", and insert:"a majority of Assembly Members present and voting vote in favour". Ieuan Wyn Jones
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71 104 Clause 104, line 25, delete the word "referendum" and replace with "poll" and in line 26 delete the words "section 102(1)" and replace with "section 64(1)" (to be read in conjunction with amendment to clause 64) Ieuan Wyn Jones
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72 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 115, leave out line 17. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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73 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 116, line 19: Leave out from "Regulation of" to "dominant position and". Ieuan Wyn Jones
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74 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 116: Leave out lines 44 to 47. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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75 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 117. Leave out lines 1 to 7. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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76 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 119: Leave out line 2. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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77 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 119: Leave out lines 38 and 39. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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78 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 119: Leave out line 42. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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79 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 121, line 41 at end insert: "Field 21. police, probation, and prison service." Ieuan Wyn Jones
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80 Schedule 7 Schedule 7, page 121, line 41 at end insert: "Field 22. energy." Ieuan Wyn Jones
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81 1 Clause 1, page 1, leave out lines 8 and 9. Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
82 1 Clause 1, page 1, line 17 at end insert: "(3A) The system of election shall be a single transferable vote system under which -a vote is capable of being given so as to indicate the voter’s order of preference for the candidates, anda vote is capable of being transferred to the next choice - (i) when the vote is not required to give a prior choice the necessary quota of votes, or(ii) when, owing to the deficiency in the number of votes given for a prior choice, that choice is eliminated from the list of candidates." Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
83 2 Clause 2, page 2, leave out line 2. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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84 2 Clause 2, page 2, line 7: Leave out "four" and insert "twelve". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
85 4 Clause 4, page 2, line 40: Leave out "seven", insert "twenty-one". Ieuan Wyn Jones
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86 5 Clause 5, page 3, line 22 delete sub-clauses (a) and (b) and replace with the following words "if the Welsh Assembly Government loses a vote of confidence" Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
87 5 Clause 5, page 3, line 34: Leave out "seven", insert "twenty-one". Ieuan Wyn Jones
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88 6 Leave out clause 6. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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89 7 Clause 7, page 4, line 36: Leave out sub-clause (c) Ieuan Wyn Jones
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90 8 Leave out Clause 8. Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
91 9 Leave out Clause 9. Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
92Withdrawn 11 Clause 11, page 7, line 34 delete sub clause (a) Ieuan Wyn Jones
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93Withdrawn 13 Clause 13, page 8, line 26, at end insert:"(d) the number of Assembly constituencies." Ieuan Wyn Jones
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94 20 Clause 20, page 12, line 25: Leave out "may", insert "must". Ieuan Wyn Jones
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95 22 Clause 22, page 13 line 23 at the end add the words "save that different provision may not be made as between constituency Assembly Members and regional Assembly Members" Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
96 25 Clause 25, page 15, line 29 delete the word "must" and replace with the word "may" and after the word election insert the words "and must within 21 days of the date of a general election" Ieuan Wyn Jones
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97 29 Leave out clause 29 Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
98 33 Clause 33, page 21 line 22 at the end "The Secretary of State must publish his reasons for deciding that consultation is inappropriate under this sub-section within 21 days of making his decision" Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
99 33 New Clause: "33A. Consultation about representation in European Union institutions.Within three months of the first Assembly election provided for under this Act, the Secretary of State for Wales must publish a document making proposals for increasing the representation of Wales in the UK Government’s representation within European Union institutions, and consult the Assembly about that document.Within six months of the first Assembly election provided for under this Act, Her Majesty’s Government shall consider and make decisions concerning increasing the representation of Wales in the UK Government’s representation within European Union institutions." Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
100 35 Clause 35, page 21, line 35: Leave out from "so far" to "reasonably practicable" in line 36, and insert -"save in exceptional cases where it is not reasonably possible to do so". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
101 36 Clause 36, page 22, line 23, delete sub-clause (6) Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
102 37 Clause 37, page 23, line 14 delete sub-clause (3) Ieuan Wyn Jones
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103 27 In para (2) subsection (b) delete all and replace with "One Assembly Member from each political group". Welsh Conservative Group
104 45 In para (1) delete 'Assembly Government’ and replace with 'Executive’. Note: If approved, the above amendment will require a Welsh translation of ’Welsh Executive’ and consequential amendments will be required throughout the Bill to use 'Welsh Executive’ consistently. Welsh Conservative Group
105 48 In subsection (5) after "resolves that the" insert "Welsh Minister or the". Welsh Conservative Group
106 50 In subsection (5) after "resolves that the" insert "Deputy Minister or the". Welsh Conservative Group
107 51 New subsection (2) and renumber existing (2) as (3). "(2) The number of Welsh Ministers shall not exceed 8 and the number of Deputy Welsh Ministers shall not exceed 5". Welsh Conservative Group
108 74 New Clause 74 (renumber subsequent clauses) "74 Voluntary Sector Partnership Council(1) The Welsh Ministers must establish and maintain a body to be known as the Voluntary Sector Partnership Council".Note: We would ask the Assembly’s legal team to draft the other subsections of the clause relating to appointments to the Council, its functions and membership. A similar model to the Partnership Council (local government) would be followed. Welsh Conservative Group
109 75 Clause 75 delete and replace with (1) The Welsh Ministers must establish and maintain a body to be known as the Enterprise Council.(2) The Enterprise Council is to consist of members appointed by the Welsh Ministers from among(a) the Welsh Ministers(b) the Deputy Ministers(c) representatives of business organisationsNote: If the principle of an Enterprise Council is accepted, we would ask the Assembly’s legal team to draft further subsections relating to functions. Welsh Conservative Group
110 117 We give initial notice of wanting to amend this Clause - details to follow at a later date. Welsh Conservative Group
111   Children’s Commissioner: Like the Auditor General for Wales, we believe that the Children’s Commissioner should be appointed by the Assembly. An amendment to this effect will follow at a later date. Welsh Conservative Group
112 2 Delete 2(1) replace with "the secretary of state shall, by Order, determine the Assembly constituencies" Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
113 64 Clause 64, page 36, line 42 add the following words "and for ascertaining the views of those polled as to whether the Assembly act provisions in Part 4 should come into force" Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
114 49 Clause 49 Page 29 Line 30 At end insert (4)(a) ' The First Civil Service Commissioner shall make recommendations to the First Minister on the appointment of the Counsel general when a vacancy occurs in that office.’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
115 49 Clause 49 Page 29 Line 31 Leave out subsection (5) Welsh Liberal Democrats
116 49 Clause 49 Page 29 Line 34 Leave out 'First Minister’ and insert 'Permanent Secretary’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
117 49 Clause 49 Page 30 Line 1 Leave out subsection (8) Welsh Liberal Democrats
118 49 Clause 49 Page 30 Line 4 Leave out subsection (9) Welsh Liberal Democrats
119 60 Clause 60 Page 35 Leave out lines 23-27 and insert 'promote or improve the general well being of Wales’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
120 64 Clause 64 Page 36 line 39 After 'Ministers’, insert 'or the Assembly by resolution with a simple majority of those voting.’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
121 76 Clause 76 Page 41 Line 26 Leave out from 'must’ and insert 'have it approved by the Assembly by a simple majority of those voting before it will come into effect’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
122 78 Clause 78(7) Page 42 Leave out line 19 and insert'(b) have the copy approved by the Assembly by a simply majority of those voting’ Welsh Liberal Democrats
123 117 Based on the Barnett formula - new clause: '(1) The Secretary of State shall appoint a panel of not less than four and not more than six experts to recommend the sums of money to be allocated to the Welsh Consolidated Fund.(2) The Secretary of State shall publish in full the terms of any recommendations made under subsection (1).(3) The panel shall have regard to - (a) the principle of fairness(b) the principle of transparency(c) the particular needs of Wales Welsh Liberal Democrats
124 45 Clause 45, page 27, line 25: Leave out "Assembly Government, insert "Executive". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
125 45 Clause 45, page 27, line 26: Leave out "Assembly Government", insert "Executive".Leave out "Cynulliad". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
126 46 Clause 46, page 28 line 10 Delete (5) and replace with "(5) Where a First Minister is for any reason unable to act or has resigned or the office of First Minister has become vacant the other Ministers shall remain in office until the Assembly nominates a new First Minister; and shall elect one from their number to discharge the functions of the First Minister until such time as a new First Minister is appointed. Ieuan Wyn Jones
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127 48 Clause 48 page 29 line 12 After "First Minister" add " or by a resolution of the Assembly to that effect." Ieuan Wyn Jones
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128 58 Clause 58, page 34 line 22 Delete "Welsh Ministers" and replace with "Assembly." Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
129 61 Clause 61, page 36, line 10, at end insert: ", including the implementation of any of the provisions of the Welsh Language Act 1993." Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
130 62 Clause 62, page 36 line 12 After "First Minister" insert ", the Assembly" Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
131 64 Clause 64, page 36, line 39: Leave out "Welsh Ministers", insert "Assembly". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
132 64 Clause 64, page 36, line 41: Leave out "(other than that under section 62)". Ieuan Wyn Jones
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133 64 Clause 64, page 36, line 41: After "Welsh Ministers", insert: "including the pursuance of the provisions of section 33". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
134 64 Clause 64, page 37, line 6: Leave out "Welsh Ministers", insert "Assembly". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
135 77 Clause 77, page 41, line 37, at end insert: "(3) The assessment referred to in (2) (b) must include an assessment of the effectiveness of those arrangements as regards each "group", as defined in Part 1 of the Equality Act 2006. Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
136 78 Clause 78, page 41, line 41, at end insert: "(1A) The sustainable development scheme shall include statements setting out the provisions of any order introduced under subsection 81 (5). Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
137 78 Clause 78, page 42, line 15: Leave out "Welsh Ministers", insert "Assembly". Ieuan Wyn Jones
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138 78 Clause 78, page 42, line 19: Leave out "Assembly", insert "Welsh Ministers". Ieuan Wyn Jones
Jocelyn Davies
139   Withdrawn Part 6 New Clause:Assembly Building( ) The name of the building housing the Assembly Debating Chamber shall be the Assembly Building( ) It shall be the practice for all signs displayed in the Assembly Building to be displayed in both Welsh and English Leighton Andrews
140 48 Clause 48, page 29, line 8, at end insert "(1A) The First Minister shall not seek Her Majesty’s approval for any appointment under this section without the agreement of the Assembly". Welsh Liberal Democrats
141 50 Clause 50, page 30, line 12, at end insert "(1A) The First Minister shall not seek Her Majesty’s approval for any appointment under this section without the agreement of the Assembly". Welsh Liberal Democrats
142 58 Clause 58, page 34, line 22, leave out "Welsh Ministers" and insert "Assembly". Welsh Liberal Democrats
143 76 Clause 76, page 41, leave out lines 25 and 26 and insert - "(6) Any Code or any revisions under subsection (5) shall have no effect unless approved by the Assembly". Welsh Liberal Democrats
144 124 Clause 124, page 67, line 5, at end insert "(2A) An annual Budget motion must propose the approval of the amounts of resources requested by the relevant persons mentioned in Section 123 (3) (b) to (d)." Welsh Liberal Democrats
145 Sch 10 Schedule 10, page 155, line 16, at end insert "66A In section 1(1) leave out "a" and insert "an Officer of the National Assembly for Wales, to be known as the". " Welsh Liberal Democrats
146 Sch 10 Schedule 10, page 155, line 34, at end insert "(1A) after subsection (2) (e) insert -"(ee) the Assembly; " ." Welsh Liberal Democrats
147 Sch 10 Schedule 10, page 156, line 10, after "Wales" insert "(or, in the case of a report made in respect of the National Assembly for Wales Commission, the Presiding Officer)". Welsh Liberal Democrats

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