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Section G – Bills

New amendments to Bills lodged on 11 May 2005

Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 18

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

15 In section 18, page 11, line 37, leave out <a document to be known as>

Section 19

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

16 In section 19, page 14, line 18, at end insert—

<() The Scottish Ministers must publish directions given by them under subsection (1) in the Drug Tariff or in such other manner as they consider appropriate.>

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

17 In section 19, page 14, line 27, at end insert—

<() provide that the Scottish Ministers may give directions as to the manner in which, and the standards to which, services must be provided;

() make provision as to—

()>

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

18 In section 19, page 15, line 16, leave out from <any> to end of line 19 and insert <directions for the time being in force given by the Scottish Ministers under regulations under subsection (1).>

After section 19

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

19 After section 19, insert—

<Drug Tariff

Drug Tariff

After section 17V of the 1978 Act (as inserted by section 19 above), insert—

Drug Tariff

17VA Drug Tariff

(1) The Scottish Ministers must prepare, maintain and publish a document (to be known as the “Drug Tariff”).

(2) The Scottish Ministers—

(a) must include in the Drug Tariff, such information relating to pharmaceutical care services as may be prescribed;

(b) may include in it such other information relating to such services as they consider appropriate.”.>

Section 20

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

20 In section 20, page 16, line 2, leave out <17V> and insert <17VA>

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

21 In section 20, page 16, line 2, leave out <19> and insert <(Drug Tariff)>

Schedule 2

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

22 In schedule 2, page 37, line 29, at beginning insert <in subsection (1)—

() after the definition of “dispensing optician” insert—

““Drug Tariff” means the Drug Tariff required to be prepared, maintained and published by the Scottish Ministers under section 17VA of this Act;”;>

Draft Proposal for Members’ Bills

Ms Sandra White: Proposed Third Party Planning Rights of Appeal (Scotland) Bill —Proposal for a Bill to provide third parties with a right of appeal against decisions made in planning applications under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (lodged 14 May 2003)

A copy of the consultation document and statement of reasons can be found on the Bills page of the Parliament’s website and in SPICe

Members’ Bills Proposals

A Member who has lodged a proposal has the right to introduce a Member’s Bill to give effect to that proposal under Rule 9.14.12 of the Standing Orders provided:

  • the proposal has attracted 18 supporters which include members of at least half of the political parties or groups represented on the Parliamentary Bureau; and
  • the Scottish Executive has not given an indication under Rule 9.14.13 that it or Her Majesty’s Government will initiate legislation to give effect to the proposal.

The Bills page of the Parliamentary website shows the current status in this regard.

Names marked with an (*) are new names of support.

Alex Neil MSP: 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 13 April 2005)

A copy of the consultation paper together with copies of each response and a summary of all responses (including the conclusions drawn from those responses) is available in SPICe.

A copy of a statement of reasons lodged on 7 December 2004 is available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

The Equal Opportunities Committee indicated on 11 January 2005 that it was satisfied with those reasons.

Supported by: Rosie Kane, Ms Sandra White, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Stewart Stevenson, Mr Bruce McFee, John Swinburne, Rob Gibson, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Mr Adam Ingram, Brian Adam, Mike Pringle, Frances Curran, Christine Grahame, Robin Harper, Tricia Marwick, Tommy Sheridan, Roseanna Cunningham, Shona Robison, Margo MacDonald

Mr Adam Ingram: Proposed Civil Appeals (Scotland) Bill —Proposal for a Bill to Proposal for a Bill to create a Civil Appeals Committee in the Court of Session as a final appeal procedure in Scottish civil cases. (lodged 19 April 2005)

A copy of the consultation paper together with copies of each response and a summary of all responses (including the conclusions drawn from those responses) are available in SPICe.

A copy of a statement of reasons lodged on 18 February 2005 is available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

The Justice 2 Committee indicated on 22 March 2005 that it was satisfied with those reasons.

Supported by: Fergus Ewing, Mr Bruce McFee, Margo MacDonald, Campbell Martin, Christine Grahame, Ms Sandra White , Brian Adam, Alex Neil, Mr Stewart Maxwell, John Swinburne, Tommy Sheridan, Fergus Ewing, Christine Grahame, Carolyn Leckie, Jim Mather, Mrs Margaret Ewing, Rob Gibson, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Michael Matheson, Alasdair Morgan, Richard Lochhead

Karen Whitefield MSP: Proposed Christmas and New Year’s Day Trading in Scotland Bill —Proposal for a Bill to prohibit large retail premises from trading on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. (lodged 11 May 2005)

A copy of the consultation paper together with copies of each response and a summary of all responses (including the conclusions drawn from those responses) are available in SPICe.

A copy of the statement of reasons on why further consultation is not required lodged on 1 December 2004 is available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

The Justice 1 Committee indicated on 12 January 2005 that they were satisfied with those reasons.



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