Lords Amendment — 13 Dec 2001 at 23:52

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood voted in the minority (Content).

66 After Clause 124, insert the following new clause-

XEXPIRY

(1) This Act, apart from Part 12, shall (subject to subsections (2) to (5)) cease to have effect at the end of the period of one year beginning with the day on which the Act receives Royal Assent.

(2) The Secretary of State may, subject to subsections (3) to (5), by order provide-

(a) that a provision of the Act which is in force (whether or not by virtue of this subsection) shall continue in force for a specified period not exceeding twelve months;

(b) that a provision of this Act shall cease to have effect;

(c) that a provision of this Act which is not in force (whether or not by virtue of this subsection) shall come into force and remain in force for a specified period not exceeding twelve months.

(3) Parts 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 14 of this Act shall, by virtue of this subsection, cease to have effect at the end of the period of five years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(4) Parts 3, 5, 10, 11 and 13 of this Act shall, by virtue of this subsection, cease to have effect at the end of the period of two years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(5) Part 4 of this Act shall, by virtue of this subsection, cease to have effect at the end of the period of one year beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(6) Any order made by the Secretary of State under subsection (2) must be made by statutory instrument and may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament."

The Commons insist on their disagreement to this Amendment, but propose the following Amendment in lieu thereof-

66F Page 72, line 17, insert the following new Clause-

XEFFECT OF REPORT

(1) A report under section (Review of Act)(4) may specify any provision of this Act as a provision to which this section applies.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), any provision specified under subsection (1) ceases to have effect at the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the day on which the report is laid before Parliament under section (Review of Act)(5).

(3) Subsection (2) does not apply if before the end of that period a motion has been made in each House of Parliament considering the report."

rose to move, as an amendment to the Motion that the House do not insist on their Amendment No. 66 to which the Commons have disagreed and do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 66F in lieu thereof, leave out the words after Xdisagreed" and insert X, do disagree with Amendment No. 66F and agree the following amendment in lieu thereof-

66GAfter Clause 124, insert the following new Clause-

XDURATION

(1) This Act shall (subject to subsections (2) to (3)) cease to have effect at the end of the period of one year beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(2) The Secretary of State may, subject to subsection (3), by order provide-

(a) that a provision of the Act which is in force (whether or not by virtue of this subsection) shall continue in force for a specified period not exceeding twelve months,-

(b) that a provision of this Act shall cease to have effect;

(c) that a provision of this Act which is not in force (whether or not by virtue of this subsection) shall come into force and remain in force for a specified period not exceeding twelve months.

(3) This Act shall, by virtue of this subsection, cease to have effect at the end of the period of five years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed."

(4) Any order made by the Secretary of State under subsection (2) must be made by statutory instrument and may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.""

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 66G) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 48; Not-Contents, 135.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con34 (+1 tell) 015.8%
Lab91 (+1 tell) 047.2%
LDem0 44 (+2 tell)69.7%
Other1 05.0%
Crossbench7 25.2%
Total:133 4627.1%

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