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Section G – Bills

New amendments to Bills lodged on 9 February 2007

Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Schedule 3

Robert Brown

265 In schedule 3, page 51, line 16, at end insert—

<Inspecting care services on behalf of the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care

Inspecting adult care services (including inspecting any premises used for the purposes of providing such services) in pursuance of section 25 of the 2001 Act.

An "adult care service" is—

(a) a support service,

(b) an adult placement service,

(c) a care home service,

(d) a housing support service, or

(e) an independent health care service which provides services of the type prescribed under section 94(1)(b),

not provided mainly or exclusively to children.

"Support service", "adult placement service", "care home service", "housing support service", and "independent health care service" have the same meanings as in the 2001 Act.>

Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

[Amendment 33, lodged on 8 February 2007, was in substitution for amendment 13 and not amendment 12]

Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Bill – Stage 3

Section 53

Mrs Nanette Milne

23 In section 53, page 24, line 19, at end insert <, by a person qualified and practising as a solicitor, notary public, commission for oaths or equivalent in a jurisdiction outwith Scotland (in this section and in section 16, a "foreign solicitor"),

( ) in sub-paragraph (i) at end insert "(and where he is a foreign solicitor, that he has witnessed that subscription)",>


Mrs Nanette Milne

24 In section 53, page 24, line 22, at end insert <, foreign solicitor",>

Mrs Nanette Milne

25 In section 53, page 24, line 35, at end insert <or a foreign solicitor",

( ) in sub-paragraph (i), at end insert "(and where he is a foreign solicitor, that he has witnessed that subscription)",>

Mrs Nanette Milne

26 In section 53, page 24, line 38, at end insert <, foreign solicitor",>

Section 61

Mrs Nanette Milne

27 In section 61, page 42, line 33, after <Act> insert—

<( ) in subsection (1)(b) after <Act> insert "or any other enactment">

After section 63

Mrs Nanette Milne

16A As an amendment to amendment 16, line 25, at end insert <or

( ) it is likely that such an application will be made.>

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.

Final Proposal for Members’ Bills

John Swinburne MSP: Exempting the Sale of Homes to pay for Residential Accommodation (Scotland) Bill - Proposal for a Bill to disregard the value of a person’s home in the financial assessment undertaken by local authorities to establish contributions towards the cost of residential accommodation placements (lodged 8 February 2007)

A summary of responses to consultation on the draft proposal together with copies of each response and a summary of the responses, including the conclusions drawn from the responses, are available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

Supported by: Dr Jean Turner; Margo MacDonald; Donald Gorrie; Mike Rumbles; Carolyn Leckie; Mark Ballard; Chris Balance; Shiona Baird; Frances Curran; Dennis Canavan; Campbell Martin; Ms Rosemary Byrne; Tommy Sheridan; John Farquhar Munro; Colin Fox; Patrick Harvie; Ms Sandra White

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