Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill — 13 Jul 2006 at 16:21
moved Amendment No. 12:
After Clause 20, insert the following new clause-
"CONTINUED SUSPENSION OF ASSEMBLY: PARLIAMENTARY CONTROL OF ORDERS IN COUNCIL
(1) This section shall come into force on 25th November 2006 unless a restoration order under section 2(2) of the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (c. 1) has been made before that date (in which case this section shall cease to have effect).
(2) Paragraph 2 of the Schedule to that Act is amended as follows.
(3) In sub-paragraph (1)(a), for "by resolution of each House of Parliament" substitute "in accordance with sub-paragraphs (1A) to (1E)".
(4) After sub-paragraph (1) insert-
"(1A) A draft of every Order in Council must be laid before each House of Parliament for approval before it may be made.
(1B) If either House of Parliament passes a resolution that the draft Order be approved with a specified amendment or amendments, the Secretary of State shall withdraw the draft Order in Council.
(1C) If no amendment or amendments are specified under sub-paragraph (1B), the Order shall be approved unamended.
(1D) If the draft Order in Council is withdrawn under sub-paragraph (1B), the Secretary of State may re-lay the draft Order in Council before each House of Parliament-
(a) with the amendment or amendments specified under sub-paragraph (1B) incorporated into the draft Order in Council, or (b) with notice in writing to each House of Parliament of the Secretary of State's refusal to incorporate the amendment or amendments specified under sub-paragraph (1B) and the reasons for that refusal.
(1E) If the draft Order in Council is re-laid under sub-paragraph (1D) without the amendments incorporated, the Order shall be made having been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.""
On Question, Whether the said amendment(No. 12) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 148; Not-Contents, 113.
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||94 (+1 tell)||0||44.8%|
|Lab||0||109 (+2 tell)||52.4%|
|LDem||39 (+1 tell)||0||50.6%|
|Lord Sutherland of Houndwood||Crossbench (front bench)||no|