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G : Bills: Notices and Amendments
H : New Documents
K : Progress of Parliamentary Business

Business Bulletin No. 106 / 2004

Monday 21st June 2004

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments

  

New amendments to Bills lodged on 18 June 2004

Local Governance (Scotland) Bill - Stage 3

Section 18

Tommy Sheridan

20 In section 18, page 7, line 28, leave out subsection (4)

Section 22

Dr Sylvia Jackson (on behalf of the Subordinate Legislation Committee)

21 In section 22, page 8, line 37, at end insert-

<( ) A power to modify enactments does not extend to making modifications of sections 1 and 2 of this Act.>

Dr Sylvia Jackson (on behalf of the Subordinate Legislation Committee)

22 In section 22, page 8, line 37, at end insert-

<( ) A power to modify enactments does not extend to making modifications of this Act.>

Dr Sylvia Jackson (on behalf of the Subordinate Legislation Committee)

23 In section 22, page 9, line 8, at end insert-

<(6) Before laying a draft of a statutory instrument containing an order of a type mentioned in subsection (5)(a), the Scottish Ministers shall lay before the Parliament a document containing their proposals in the form of a draft order together with a statement of-

(a) any consultation carried out by them on those proposals;

(b) any representations received as a result of that consultation; and

(c) the changes (if any) which in the light of those representations, the Scottish Ministers have made to the proposed draft order.

(7) Where a document has been laid before the Parliament under subsection (6), no draft of a statutory instrument containing an order under section 9(1) to give effect (with or without variations) to proposals in that document shall be laid before the Parliament until after the expiry of the period of 60 days beginning on the day on which that document was laid before the Parliament.

(8) In reckoning the period of 60 days referred to in subsection (7), no account shall be taken of any time during which the Parliament is dissolved or is in recess for more than four days.

(9) In preparing a draft of an order under section 9(1) to give effect (with or without variations) to proposals in a document laid before the Parliament under subsection (6) the Scottish Ministers shall have regard to any representations made during the period mentioned in subsection (7) and, in particular, to any resolution of the Parliament or any recommendation or report of any committee of the Parliament with regard to the document.

(10) Together with a draft of a statutory instrument containing an order laid before the Parliament under subsection (5)(a), the Scottish Ministers shall lay a statement giving details of-

(a) any representations, resolution, recommendation or report falling within subsection (9); and

(b) the changes (if any) which, in the light of any such representations, resolution, recommendation or report, the Scottish Ministers have made to their proposals as contained in the document laid before the Parliament under subsection (6).>

Section 23

Helen Eadie

Supported by: Elaine Smith

24 In section 23, page 9, line 11, at beginning insert <Part 1 of this Act shall come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint, after-

(a) a referendum has taken place enabling all those who would be eligible to vote in a Scottish local election to vote on the principle of adopting a single transferable vote system for Scottish local elections, and

(b) a majority of those who voted in the referendum have voted in support of that principle.

( ) The rest of >

Helen Eadie

Supported by: Elaine Smith

25 In section 23, page 9, line 12, at end insert-

<( ) The Scottish Ministers shall by order make provision as to-

(a) the date of the referendum referred to in subsection (2)(a) above,

(b) the question to be put at the referendum, and

(c) any other matter concerning the conduct of the referendum, including the counting of the vote and the announcement of the result.>

 

 

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 of the Standing Orders.

Alex Neil: Proposed Commissioner for Older People (Scotland) Bill-Proposal for a Bill to establish a Commissioner for Older People with duties to protect and further their rights and interests. (lodged 19 May 2004)

Supported by: Ms Sandra White, Stewart Stevenson, Richard Lochhead, Shona Robison, Tricia Marwick, Campbell Martin, Bruce Crawford, Mr Jim Mather, Margo MacDonald, Christine Grahame, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Mike Pringle, John Farquhar Munro, John Swinburne, Dr Jean Turner, Carolyn Leckie, Rob Gibson, Tommy Sheridan*

The period for supporting the above Bill ended on 19 June 2004. The proposal has been reprinted in order to show the full list of signatories

Shona Robison: Proposed Nutritional Composition and Value of Food and Drink (Scotland) Bill -Proposal for a Bill to require all food and drink sold in Scotland to display its nutritional composition and value, to prohibit marketing of certain food and drink, and to prohibit the sale of certain food and drink in schools. (lodged 8 June 2004)

Supported by: Dr Jean Turner, Fiona Hyslop, Elaine Smith, Mr Jamie Stone, Eleanor Scott, Tricia Marwick, Stewart Stevenson, Linda Fabiani, Christine Grahame, Nicola Sturgeon, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Margo MacDonald, Rob Gibson

 

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