Legal Services Bill [HL] — 18 Apr 2007 at 21:37

Resolved in the negative, and amendment disagreed to accordingly.

moved Amendment No. 317:

Before Clause 108 , insert the following new Clause-
"Reporting requirements relating to Part 5
(1) The Board's annual report must deal with how, in the Board's opinion, the activities of licensing authorities and licensed bodies have affected the regulatory objectives.
(2) This section does not apply to an annual report for a financial year before the first financial year in which a licence is issued under this Part.
(3) In this section "annual report" and "financial year" have the same meaning as in section 6."

On Question, amendment agreed to.

Clause 108 <[i>Interpretation of Part 5]:

moved Amendments Nos. 318 and 319:

Clause 108 , page 58, line 28, leave out from "not" to end of line 31 and insert "within subsection (2);"
Clause 108 , page 58, line 37, at end insert-
"(2) The following persons are within this subsection-

(a) an authorised person in relation to an activity which constitutes a reserved legal activity, (b) a registered foreign lawyer (within the meaning of section 89 of the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)), (c) a person entitled to pursue professional activities under a professional title to which the Directive applies in a state to which the Directive applies (other than the title of barrister or solicitor in England and Wales), (d) a body which provides professional services such as are provided by persons within paragraph (a) or lawyers of other jurisdictions, and all the managers of which and all the persons with an interest in shares in which- (i) are within paragraphs (a) to (c), or (ii) are within this paragraph by virtue of sub-paragraph (i).

(3) In subsection (2)(c) "the Directive" means Directive 98/5/EC of the European Parliament and the Council, to facilitate practice of the profession of lawyer on a permanent basis in a Member State other than that in which the qualification was obtained."

On Question, amendments agreed to.

<[i>Amendment No. 320 not moved.]

Schedule 15 <[i>The Office for Legal Complaints]:

moved Amendment No. 321:

Schedule 15 , page 212, line 13, leave out "Secretary of State" and insert "Lord Chancellor"

On Question, amendment agreed to.

moved Amendment No. 322:

Schedule 15 , page 212, line 16, leave out sub-paragraph (2)

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 322) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 33; Not-Contents, 40.

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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 12 (+2 tell)6.8%
Crossbench3 75.3%
Lab34 (+2 tell) 017.0%
LDem0 1114.1%
Total:37 3110.1%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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Lord Birt Crossbenchno
Lord Broers Crossbench (front bench)no
The Countess of MarCrossbench (front bench)no

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