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New amendments to Bills lodged on 24 February 2006

Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 1

Mr Mark Ruskell

1 In section 1, page 2, line 22, at beginning insert <Subject to paragraph 7A,>

Mr Mark Ruskell

2 In section 1, page 2, line 30, at end insert—

<7A Where the animals, birds or amphibians concerned—

(a) are not affected with the disease or suspected of being so affected;

(b) are not and have not been in contact with animals, birds or amphibians affected with the disease;

(c) have not been in any way exposed to the disease; or

(d) have been treated with serum or vaccine (or both) against the disease,

the Scottish Ministers may only exercise a power of slaughter conferred by paragraph 1 to 6 if they are satisfied, on the basis of veterinary and scientific advice, that it is necessary to do so in order to prevent the spread of the disease.>

Section 18

Mr Mark Ruskell

3 In section 18, page 29, line 37, at end insert <; but the docking of a dog’s tail must not be specified as such a circumstance.>


Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Bill – Stage 2

Section 7

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

1 In section 7, page 4, line 26, at end insert—

<( ) A person who is included in the list of individuals kept under section 1(1) of the Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 5) is not eligible to be a member of a Parent Council.>

Section 8

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

2 In section 8, page 5, line 35, at end insert—

<( ) to prepare for each meeting of the council—

(i) an agenda setting out the business to be considered, and

(ii) minutes setting out any decisions taken at the meeting,>

After section 10

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

3 After section 10, insert—

<National parents’ organisation

National parents’ organisation

The Scottish Ministers shall establish a national organisation with the functions of—

(a) representing parents’ interests, and

(b) promoting and coordinating the work of Parent Councils.>

New amendments to Bills lodged on 23 February 2006

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Bill – Stage 2

Owing to an administrative error, amendment 33, lodged on 23 February, contained the wrong wording. The correct wording of amendment 33 is set out below.

Mike Rumbles

33 In schedule 1, page 10, line 38, at end insert—

<( ) In this paragraph, "hospitality" means the provision of travel or accommodation.>

Draft Proposal for Members’ Bills

Frances Curran: Proposed School Meals and Snacks (Scotland) Bill—Draft proposal for a Bill to provide free school meals, water and milk in all local authority primary schools; to give powers to Scottish Ministers to extend this provision to local authority secondary schools; to give powers to Scottish Ministers to regulate the sale and advertisement of consumable goods on school premises; to require Scottish Ministers to set nutritional standards for school meals and to establish a complaints procedure for pupils and parents in relation to these standards. (lodged 24 February 2006).

The statement of reasons why, in the member’s opinion, further consultation is not necessary for the draft proposal can be found on the Bills page of the Parliament’s website and in SPICe.

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