Legal Services Bill [HL] — 18 Apr 2007 at 21:21

<[i>Amendments Nos. 253 to 255 not moved.]

Schedule 11 <[i>Licensing rules]:

moved Amendments Nos. 256 to 273:

Schedule 11 , page 173, line 7, after "fee" insert "(if any)"
Schedule 11 , page 173, line 21, at end insert "in accordance with its licensing rules"
Schedule 11 , page 174, line 6, after "fee" insert "(if any)"
Schedule 11 , page 174, line 23, after "fee" insert "(if any)"
Schedule 11 , page 174, line 34, after "fee" insert "(if any)"
Schedule 11 , page 175, line 19, leave out "an individual" and insert "a person (other than a licensed body)"
Schedule 11 , page 176, line 9, leave out "about"
Schedule 11 , page 176, line 10, at beginning insert "about"
Schedule 11 , page 176, line 12, at end insert-

"( ) for a review by the licensing authority of a determination under that paragraph that an individual is not a fit and proper person;"

Schedule 11 , page 176, line 13, at beginning insert "about"
Schedule 11 , page 176, line 15, at end insert-

"( ) for a review by the licensing authority of a determination under that paragraph to withdraw its approval;"

Schedule 11 , page 176, line 16, at beginning insert "about"
Schedule 11 , page 176, line 41, leave out "about"
Schedule 11 , page 176, line 42, at beginning insert "about"
Schedule 11 , page 176, line 44, at end insert-

"( ) for a review by the licensing authority of a determination under that paragraph that an individual is not a fit and proper person;"

Schedule 11 , page 177, line 1, at beginning insert "about"
Schedule 11 , page 177, line 3, at end insert-

"( ) for a review by the licensing authority of a determination under that paragraph to withdraw its approval;"

Schedule 11 , page 177, line 4, at beginning insert "about"

On Question, amendments agreed to.

Clause 82 <[i>Application for licence]:

moved Amendment No. 274:

Clause 82 , page 48, line 19, at end insert "(if any)"

On Question, amendment agreed to.

<[i>Amendment No. 275 not moved.]

Schedule 12 <[i>Entitlement to make an application for a licence to the Board]:

moved Amendments Nos. 276 to 278:

Schedule 12 , page 181, line 9, at end insert ", having regard to the matters in section 104(5)(a) to (c) and any other matter specified in rules made by the Board for the purposes of this sub-paragraph."
Schedule 12 , page 182, line 34, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"
Schedule 12 , page 182, line 39, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"

On Question, amendments agreed to.

Clause 83 <[i>Terms of licence]:

<[i>Amendment No. 279 not moved.]

Clause 84 <[i>Modification of licence]:

<[i>Amendment No. 280 not moved.]

Clause 85 <[i>Registers of licensed bodies]:

<[i>Amendment No. 281 not moved.]

Clause 86 <[i>Evidence of status]:

<[i>Amendment No. 282 not moved.]

Clause 87 <[i>Ownership of licensed bodies]:

<[i>Amendment No. 283 not moved.]

Schedule 13 <[i>Ownership of licensed bodies]:

moved Amendments Nos. 284 to 290:

Schedule 13 , page 187, line 14, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"
Schedule 13 , page 187, line 35, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"
Schedule 13 , page 188, line 10, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"
Schedule 13 , page 191, line 21, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"
Schedule 13 , page 192, line 3, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"
Schedule 13 , page 198, line 30, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"
Schedule 13 , page 199, line 3, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"

On Question, amendments agreed to.

Clause 88 <[i>Duties of non-authorised persons]:

<[i>Amendment No. 291 not moved.]

Clause 89 <[i>Duties of Head of Legal Practice]:

<[i>Amendment No. 292 not moved.]

Clause 90 <[i>Duties of Head of Finance and Administration]:

<[i>Amendment No. 293 not moved.]

Clause 91 <[i>Information]:

<[i>Amendment No. 294 not moved.]

Clause 92 <[i>Enforcement of notices under section 91]:

<[i>Amendment No. 295 not moved.]

Clause 93 <[i>Financial penalties]:

moved Amendment No. 296:

Clause 93 , page 52, line 17, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"

On Question, amendment agreed to.

<[i>Amendment No. 297 not moved.]

Clause 94 <[i>Appeals against financial penalties]:

<[i>Amendment No. 298 not moved.]

Clause 95 <[i>Recovery of financial penalties]:

<[i>Amendment No. 299 not moved.]

Clause 96 <[i>Referral of employees etc to appropriate regulator]:

<[i>Amendment No. 300 not moved.]

Clause 97 <[i>Disqualification]:

<[i>Amendment No. 301 not moved.]

Clause 98 <[i>Lists of disqualified persons]:

<[i>Amendment No. 302 not moved.]

Clause 99 <[i>Suspension and revocation of licence]:

<[i>Amendment No. 303 not moved.]

Clause 100 <[i>Intervention]:

<[i>Amendment No. 304 not moved.]

Schedule 14 <[i>Licensing authority's powers of intervention]:

moved Amendment No. 305:

Schedule 14 , page 207, line 36, after "authority" insert ", having taken such steps to do so as are reasonable in all the circumstances of the case,"

On Question, amendment agreed to.

Clause 101 <[i>Regulatory conduct and the Board as licensing authority]:

<[i>Amendment No. 306 not moved.]

Clause 102 <[i>Prevention of regulatory conflict: accounts rules]:

<[i>Amendment No. 307 not moved.]

Clause 103 <[i>Trade union exemptions]:

<[i>Amendment No. 308 not moved.]

Clause 104 <[i>Power to modify application of licensing rules etc to special bodies]:

moved Amendment No. 309:

Clause 104 , page 56, line 15, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"

On Question, amendment agreed to.

<[i>Amendment No. 310 not moved.]

Clause 105 <[i>Modifications under section 104: supplementary]:

<[i>Amendment No. 311 not moved.]

Clause 106 ["Low risk body"]:

<[i>Amendments Nos. 311A, 311B, 311C and 312 not moved.]

Clause 107 <[i>Foreign bodies]:

moved Amendment No. 313:

Clause 107, page 58, line 17, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"

On Question, amendment agreed to.

moved Amendment No. 314:

Clause 107, page 58, line 19, leave out "the United Kingdom" and insert "England and Wales"

On Question, amendment agreed to.

<[i>Amendment No. 315 not moved.]

moved Amendment No. 316:

After Clause 107, insert the following new Clause-
"Monitoring and research
(1) The Lord Chancellor shall, in accordance with the provisions of this section, provide for the carrying out of a study into the operation of this Part.
(2) The Lord Chancellor shall make such preparations for the study to begin as soon as regulations bringing this Part into force are produced, and such preparations may relate to the instruction of a research team and formation of a Research Advisor Group to assist in the direction of the study.
(3) Within three years of the date on which this Part comes into force, the Lord Chancellor shall lay before Parliament a report on the results of the study."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 316) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 36; Not-Contents, 38.

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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
Bishop0 13.8%
Con0 14 (+2 tell)7.7%
Crossbench2 64.3%
Lab33 (+2 tell) 016.5%
LDem0 1316.7%
Total:35 3410.3%

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