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E: Written questions
F: Motions and Amendments
G: Bills
H: New Documents
I: Petitions lodged
K: Progress of Parliamentary business

 

Business Bulletin No. 153/2001

Monday 29 October 2001

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments

  

New amendments to Bills lodged on 26 October 2001

Police and Fire Services (Finance) (Scotland) Bill - Stage 2

Section 1

Mr Jim Wallace

1 In section 1, page 1, leave out lines 22 to 25

Mr Jim Wallace

2 In section 1, page 2, line 1, after <forward> insert <by the joint police board>

Mr Jim Wallace

3 In section 1, page 2, line 3, leave out from <or> to end of line 4 and insert <; and

( ) that, in the case mentioned in subsection (3AA) below, money shall be carried forward only with the consent of the Scottish Ministers.

(3AA) The case is where-

(a) any money carried forward from previous carry-forward years-

(i) by virtue of arrangements such as are mentioned in subsection (2)(e) above; and

(ii) under section 32(10A) of this Act,

and remaining unspent at the end of the carry-forward year;

(b) the money carried forward by virtue of arrangements such as are mentioned in that subsection; and

(c) any money carried forward under that section,

would, taken together, amount to more than the maximum sum.

(3AB) In subsection (3AA) above, "maximum sum", in relation to a carry-forward year, means the amount equal to five per cent. of the sum of-

(a) the total amount of grant made under section 32 of this Act to the joint police board in respect of that year; and

(b) the total amount of money paid to the board by the constituent authorities in respect of that year.

(3AC) The Scottish Ministers may, by order, substitute for the percentage mentioned in-

(a) subsection (3A)(b) above; or

(b) subsection (3AB) above,

such other percentage as they think fit.>

Mr Jim Wallace

4 In section 1, page 2, line 5, leave out <(3A)(b)> and insert <(3AC)>

Mr Jim Wallace

5 In section 1, page 2, line 20, leave out from <Scottish> to end of line 23 and insert <authority or board may, subject to subsections (10B) and (10BA) below, carry forward from one financial year (the "carry-forward year") to the next the sum unspent>

Mr Jim Wallace

6 In section 1, page 2, line 26, leave out from second <or> to end of line 27 and insert-

<(10BA) In the cases mentioned in subsections (10BB) and (10BC) below, grant may be carried forward as mentioned in subsection (10A) above only with the consent of the Scottish Ministers.

(10BB) The case is where, in relation to a police authority-

(a) any sums previously carried forward under subsection (10A) above and remaining unspent at the end of the carry-forward year; and

(b) the sum carried forward,

would, taken together, amount to more than the maximum sum.

(10BC) The case is where, in relation to a joint police board-

(a) any sums previously carried forward-

(i) under subsection (10A) above; and

(ii) by virtue of arrangements such as are mentioned in section 19(2)(e) of this Act,

and remaining unspent at the end of the carry-forward year;

(b) the sum carried forward under that subsection; and

(c) any money carried forward by virtue of arrangements such as are mentioned in that section,

would, taken together, amount to more than the maximum sum.

(10BD) The "maximum sum", in relation to a carry-forward year, means-

(a) in subsection (10BB) above, the amount equal to five per cent. of the total amount of grant made under this section to the police authority in respect of that year; and

(b) in subsection (10BC) above, the amount equal to five per cent. of the sum of-

(i) the total amount of grant made under this section to the joint police board in respect of that year; and

(ii) the total amount of money paid to the board by virtue of section 19(2)(d) of this Act by the constituent authorities in respect of that year.

(10BE) The Scottish Ministers may, by order, substitute for the percentage mentioned in-

(a) subsection (10B) above; or

(b) paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection (10BD) above,

such other percentage as they think fit.>

Mr Jim Wallace

7 In section 1, page 2, line 28, leave out <(10B)> and insert <(10BE)>

Mr Jim Wallace

8 In section 1, page 2, line 36, leave out from <and> to <above> in line 38

Mr Jim Wallace

9 In section 1, page 2, line 38, after second <to> insert <the Scottish>

Section 2

Mr Jim Wallace

10 In section 2, page 3, leave out lines 14 to 17

Mr Jim Wallace

11 In section 2, page 3, line 18, after <forward> insert <by the joint board>

Mr Jim Wallace

12 In section 2, page 3, line 20, leave out from <or> to end of line 21 and insert <; and

( ) that, in the case mentioned in subsection (4BA) below, money shall be carried forward only with the consent of the Scottish Ministers.

(4BA) The case is where-

(a) any money carried forward from previous carry-forward years by virtue of arrangements such as are mentioned in subsection (4)(f) above and remaining unspent at the end of the carry-forward year; and

(b) the money carried forward,

would, taken together, amount to more than the maximum sum.

(4BB) In subsection (4BA) above, "maximum sum", in relation to a carry-forward year, means the amount equal to five per cent. of the total amount of the contributions paid into the fund by the fire authorities in respect of that year.

(4BC) The Scottish Ministers may, by order, substitute for the percentage mentioned in-

(a) subsection (4B)(b) above; or

(b) subsection (4BB) above,

such other percentage as they think fit.>

Mr Jim Wallace

13 In section 2, page 3, line 22, leave out <(4B)(b)> and insert <(4BC)>

 

Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill - Stage 2

Section 1

Mike Watson

Supported by: Mr Murray Tosh, David Mundell

38 In section 1, page 1, line 4, leave out from <must> to <(1)> in line 5 and insert <who deliberately hunts a wild mammal with a dog>

Mr Murray Tosh

39 In section 1, page 1, line 4, leave out from <must> to <(1)> in line 5 and insert <who hunts a wild mammal with a dog in such a way as to cause unnecessary suffering>

Mr Murray Tosh

Supported by: David Mundell

40 In section 1, page 1, line 4, at end insert <in such a way as to cause unnecessary suffering>

Fergus Ewing

41 In section 1, page 1, line 4, at end insert <except for the purpose of controlling a pest species by means of an activity that does not involve the participation of any person on horseback.

(1A) For the purposes of subsection (1), "pest species" means foxes, hares, rabbits, mink, rodents and such other species of wild mammal as the Scottish Ministers may, by order made by statutory instrument, specify as being liable to cause damage or nuisance.

(1B) A statutory instrument under subsection (1A) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.>

Mr Jamie McGrigor

42 In section 1, page 1, line 6, leave out first <to> and insert <with the intention that that other person should>

David Mundell

43 In section 1, page 1, line 7, after <(1)> insert <, and who gives that permission with the intention that that other person should so enter or use it,>

Mr Jamie McGrigor

44 In section 1, page 1, line 8, leave out first <to> and insert <with the intention that that other person should>

David Mundell

45 In section 1, page 1, line 9, after <(1)> insert <, and who gives that permission with the intention that that other person should so use it,>

After section 1

John Farquhar Munro

46 After section 1, insert-

<Exception: specified sports

A person does not contravene section 1(1) if that person-

(a) is participating in the sport of shooting or falconry, or

(b) is employed as a gamekeeper (or is an owner or occupier of land acting in an equivalent capacity) and is acting in the course of employment (or in that equivalent capacity) to protect game birds in relation to one of those sports.>

 

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