Utilities Bill — 5 Jul 2000 at 18:23

[Amendments Nos. 40 to 51 not moved.]

moved Amendment No. 52:

Page 62, line 5, at end insert--

("Review of conditions giving rise to penalties.

27G.--(1) It shall be the duty of the Authority to keep under review any licence condition the contravention of which may give rise to a liability to a financial penalty under section 27A.

(2) Where any such licence condition--

(a) is expressed in insufficiently specific terms, or

(b) may otherwise be interpreted ambiguously or without legal certainty,

the Authority shall take appropriate steps to amend or revoke that condition in accordance with the procedures laid down in sections 23 to 26A."").

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 52) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 64; Not-Contents, 133.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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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.

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Con0 57 (+2 tell)26.1%
Crossbench3 54.9%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab107 (+2 tell) 056.5%
LDem19 030.6%
Other1 05.0%
Total:131 6229.6%

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