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Section G – Bills

Draft Proposal for Members’ Bills

David Stewart MSP: Proposed Building Repairs (Scotland) Bill— Proposal for a Bill to make provision for local authorities to identify, carry out works to and recover costs in respect of defective and dangerous buildings (lodged 16 December 2010).

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

New amendments to Bills lodged on 16 December 2010

Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 3

Karen Gillon

19 In section 3, page 2, line 36, leave out <14> and insert <28>

John Scott

20 In section 3, page 3, line 17, at end insert––

<( ) In section 22 (power to vary Schedules), after subsection (2A), insert––

"(2B) Before making an order under subsection (1) which removes from Part I of Schedule 2 black grouse, common pheasant, grey partridge, ptarmigan, red grouse or red-legged partridge the Scottish Ministers shall consult such persons appearing to them to be representative of persons interested in the killing or taking of birds of the kind proposed to be removed by the order as they consider appropriate.".>

After section 3

Liam McArthur

21 After section 3, insert—

<Duty on owners, lessees and occupiers of land: provision of information on numbers of birds shot

After section 5 of the 1981 Act (prohibition of certain methods of killing or taking wild birds), insert—

"5A Duty on owners, lessees and occupiers of land: provision of information on numbers of wild birds shot

(1) The owner, lessee or occupier of land must keep a record of the number of each species of wild bird that is lawfully shot on or over such land.

(2) The information recorded and kept under subsection (1) must be provided, on request, to Scottish Natural Heritage.

(3) Scottish Natural Heritage may, from time to time, publish information received under subsection (2) in an anonymised format.".>

Section 5

Karen Gillon

22 In section 5, page 5, line 18, leave out <14> and insert <28>

After section 5

Liam McArthur

23 After section 5, insert—

<Annual report on illegal killing of wild birds

After section 6 of the 1981 Act (sale etc. of live or dead wild, eggs etc.), insert—

"6A Annual report on illegal killing of wild birds

(1) The Scottish Ministers must as soon as practicable after the end of each calendar year lay before the Parliament a report on the incidence of the illegal killing of wild birds under this Act in the reporting year.

(2) In preparing a report under subsection (1), the Scottish Ministers may require wildlife inspectors to provide them with such information as they consider necessary to fulfil the requirements of that subsection.".>

Section 6

John Scott

24 In section 6, page 7, line 31, leave out <March> and insert <April>

John Scott

25 In section 6, page 7, line 33, leave out <February> and insert <March>

Section 13

Marilyn Livingstone

26 In section 13, page 11, line 36, leave out from beginning to end of line 9 on page 15 and insert––

<( ) in subsection (1), for paragraphs (a) and (aa), substitute––

"(a) sets in position or otherwise uses any snare;",

( ) subsections (3) to (3B) are repealed,

( ) in subsection (3C)––

(i) in paragraph (b), at the beginning insert "manufactures,",

(ii) the words "which is capable of operating as a self-locking snare or a snare of any other type specified in an order under subsection (1)(a)" are repealed,

( ) subsections (3D) and (3E) are repealed.

( ) In section 16 (power to grant licences)––

(a) in subsection (3), for "11(1), (2) and (3C)(a)" substitute "11(1)(b) and (c), (1)(d) (except in so far as it relates to section 11(1)(a)) and (2)",

(b) after subsection (4A), insert––

"(4B) Sections 11(1)(a), (1)(d) (in so far as it relates to section 11(1)(a)) and (3C)(a) do not apply to anything done for scientific or research purposes if it is done under and in accordance with the terms of a licence granted by the appropriate authority.

(4C) Section 11(3C)(a) does not apply to anything done for educational purposes if it is done under and in accordance with the terms of a licence granted by the appropriate authority.".>

Liam McArthur

27 In section 13, page 12, line 24, after <number> insert <, and

( ) a unique identification number ("the snare number") for each snare that the person intends to set,>

Liam McArthur

28 In section 13, page 12, line 25, after <numbers> insert <, snare numbers>

Liam McArthur

29 In section 13, page 12, line 32, after <position> insert <and a snare number>

Liam McArthur

30 In section 13, page 12, line 39, leave out <is the identification number> and insert <and the snare number are the numbers>

Liam McArthur

31 In section 13, page 13, line 2, after <number> insert <and snare numbers>

Liam McArthur

32 In section 13, page 13, line 7, at end insert <and the number of snare numbers the person applied for.>

Liam McArthur

33 In section 13, page 13, line 14, leave out <has> and insert <and a snare number have>

Liam McArthur

34 In section 13, page 13, line 15, leave out <it is> and insert <they are>

Liam McArthur

35 In section 13, page 13, line 16, leave out <it> and insert <them>

Liam McArthur

36 In section 13, page 13, line 19, after <number> insert <and snare number>

Liam McArthur

37 In section 13, page 13, line 23, after <number> insert <and snare number>

Liam McArthur

38 In section 13, page 13, line 26, after <number> insert <and snare number>

Liam McArthur

39 In section 13, page 13, line 30, at end insert <and snare number or, as the case may be, snare numbers;>

Liam McArthur

40 In section 13, page 13, line 34, after <numbers> insert <and snare numbers>

Liam McArthur

41 In section 13, page 13, line 35, after <numbers> insert <and snare numbers>

Liam McArthur

42 In section 13, page 13, line 37, leave out <or identification> and insert <, identification numbers or snare>

Liam McArthur

43 In section 13, page 13, line 39, after <number> and insert <and snare numbers>

Liam McArthur

44 In section 13, page 13, line 39, at end insert—

<( ) Provision made under subsection (8)(a) must require that the person has been trained to set a snare in position only if such training included instruction on animal welfare in relation to the setting of a snare.>

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