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BUSINESS BULLETIN 99 / 2000

Monday 12 June 2000

Section G - Bills, amendments to Bills and proposals for members’ Bills

 

 

National Parks (Scotland) Bill - Stage 2

Section 2

Alex Fergusson

100 In section 2, page 2, line 3, leave out <or> and insert <and>

Alex Fergusson

101 In section 2, page 2, line 4, after third <to> insert <all>

Fergus Ewing

102 Leave out section 2

 

Section 3

Fergus Ewing

103 In section 3, page 3, line 19, leave out from beginning to <they> in line 20 and insert <The Scottish Ministers>

 

Section 4

Fergus Ewing

104 In section 4, page 4, line 22, leave out <a report under section 2, or as the case may be,>

 

Section 5

Fergus Ewing

105 In section 5, page 4, line 32, leave out from beginning to <be,>

Fergus Ewing

106 In section 5, page 4, line 40, leave out <report or>

Linda Fabiani

107 In section 5, page 5, line 4, leave out <6> and insert <12>

Fergus Ewing

108 In section 5, page 5, line 5, leave out <report or>

Linda Fabiani

109 In section 5, page 5, line 7, leave out <6> and insert <12>

Fergus Ewing

110 In section 5, page 5, line 8, at end insert-

<( ) before they have laid before the Parliament a referendum report under section (Local referendum) below>

 

After section 6

Fergus Ewing

111 After section 6, insert-

<Local referendum

(1) Scottish Ministers shall arrange for a local referendum to be held on a draft designation order.

(2) All persons who are resident within the boundaries of the proposed National Park and are on the electoral register shall be eligible to vote in such a referendum on the question of whether or not support the draft designation order in question.

(3) Scottish Ministers shall publish and lay before the Parliament a report on the outcome of the referendum.

(4) Scottish Ministers may, by order, make further provision about referendums under this section>

Schedule 1

Linda Fabiani

112 In schedule 1, page 16, line 17, at end insert-

<( ) A minimum of half of the number of members nominated to the authority by local authorities are to be elected councillors representing wards which lie wholly or in part within the National Park.>

Linda Fabiani

113 In schedule 1, page 16, line 17, at end insert-

<( ) A minimum of half of the number of members appointed by the Scottish Ministers shall be people with local connection, knowledge or experience.>

Mary Scanlon

114 In schedule 1, page 16, line 23, at end insert-

<( ) In nominating or appointing members, local authorities or the Scottish Ministers, as the case may be, must adopt a general presumption towards persons who live, work or carry on business in the National Park area.>

Alex Fergusson

115 In schedule 1, page 16, line 35, leave out <those members> and insert <at least 20 per cent of members of the National Park Authority represent the interests of those who live, work or carry on business in the National Park, and that the directly appointed members as a whole>

Linda Fabiani

116 In schedule 1, page 17, line 10, at end insert-

<( ) All nominations made by the Scottish Ministers shall be laid before the Parliament for approval by resolution of the Parliament or of any committee of the Parliament established to consider rural affairs.>

Michael Russell

117 In schedule 1, page 18, line 20, at end insert <, but in making such appointments, the authority shall ensure that it will be able to satisfy any measure with respect to the use of the Gaelic language as may be required under this Act and, in particular, under any National Park Plan prepared pursuant to this Act>

 

Section 8

Fergus Ewing

118 In section 8, page 6, line 16, leave out from <but> to end of line 19

 

Section 28

Fergus Ewing

119 In section 28, page 13, line 32, leave out <2 to> and insert <3 and>

 

Section 32

Fergus Ewing

120 In section 32, page 14, line 27, at end insert-

<( ) section (Local referendum)(4),>

 

 

Proposals for Members' Bills

Names marked with an asterisk (*) are new names of support. Proposals that have attracted 11 supporters have those supporters' names shown in bold. The member who lodged such a proposal has the right to introduce a Member's Bill to give effect to that proposal under rule 9.14.

Fergus Ewing: Proposed Registration of Scotland's Land Bill-Proposal for a Bill to amend the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 to make the registration of title to land compulsory in the circumstances set out in section 2 of that Act; to make the registration of title to land in other circumstances compulsory according to a timescale or timescales to be specified by order; and to require information regarding beneficial ownership of land to be displayed on the title sheet. (lodged 23 May 2000)

Supported by: Christine Grahame, Fiona Hyslop, Alex Neil, Michael Russell, Mrs Margaret Ewing, Bruce Crawford, Dr Winnie Ewing, Alasdair Morgan, Brian Adam, Mr Duncan Hamilton, Irene McGugan

 

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