Ivory Bill — Report — 24 Oct 2018 at 19:45

Moved by Baroness Quin

27: After Clause 8, insert the following new Clause-“Report on the impact of this Act on the hire and sale of musical instrumentsAt the end of the period of five years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, the Secretary of State must lay before each House of Parliament a report on the impact of this Act on the hire and sale of musical instruments containing ivory in the United Kingdom.”

Moved by Baroness Quin

28: After Clause 8, insert the following new Clause-“Northumbrian pipesAn item that has ivory in it is exempt from the prohibition if it is a musical instrument that has been certified by the Northumbrian Pipers’ Society, or a similar approved organisation, as being a set of, or part of a set of, Northumbrian pipes made before the passing of this Act, and covered by a valid Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) certificate.”

Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble

29: Clause 9, page 6, line 1, leave out paragraph (a) and insert-“(a) in the case of a museum in England, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, it is shown as being accredited in a list published by or on behalf of Arts Council England;(aa) in the case of a museum in Wales, it is shown as being accredited in a list published by or on behalf of the Welsh Government;(ab) in the case of a museum in Scotland, it is shown as being accredited in a list published by or on behalf of the Scottish Ministers;(ac) in the case of a museum in Northern Ireland, it is shown as being accredited in a list published by or on behalf of the Northern Ireland Museums Council;”Member’s explanatory statementThis main effect of this amendment, which is about how museums are to be identified as “qualifying museums” for the purposes of clause 9, is to replace the reference to Museums Galleries Scotland with a reference to the Scottish Administration. It is also intended to clarify the drafting.

30: Clause 9, page 6, line 10, leave out “Secretary of State” and insert “appropriate national authority”Member’s explanatory statementSee the explanation of subsections (1A) and (1B) inserted in clause 37 by the Minister’s amendment at page 22, line 24.

31: Clause 9, page 6, line 11, after “(a)” insert “, (aa), (ab), (ac)”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the Minister’s amendment at page 6, line 1.

Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble

33: Clause 10, page 6, line 37, leave out “guidance issued” and insert “regulations made”Member’s explanatory statementClause 10(1)(f) currently allows the Secretary of State to use guidance to specify information that the owner of an item must provide when applying for registration of the item. This amendment requires the information to be specified in regulations instead.

34: Clause 10, page 6, line 38, leave out “Secretary of State” and insert “appropriate national authority”Member’s explanatory statementSee the explanation of subsections (1A) and (1B) inserted in clause 37 by the Minister’s amendment at page 22, line 24.

Moved by Lord Cormack

37: Clause 11, page 7, line 13, leave out from “section 10” to end of line 15 and insert “remains valid if the ownership of the item passes by inheritance to a member of the family of the registered owner.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is designed to reduce the administrative arrangements which will follow the enactment of this Bill.

Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble

38: Clause 11, page 7, line 32, leave out subsection (5)Member’s explanatory statementClause 11(5) currently allows the Secretary of State to issue guidance setting out the form or manner in which anything required by clause 10 or 11 may or must be done. This amendment removes this power.

Moved by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch

40: After Clause 11, insert the following new Clause-“GuidanceThe Secretary of State may by regulations produce and publish guidance to enable a person dealing in ivory to verify the exempted status of an item.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would enable the Secretary of State to lay verification guidance before both Houses of Parliament.

Ayes 82, Noes 127.

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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
Con112 (+2 tell) 040.3%
Crossbench7 03.6%
DUP3 060.0%
Green0 1100.0%
Judge1 06.7%
Lab0 62 (+2 tell)28.8%
LDem1 1716.7%
Non-affiliated1 03.2%
Total:125 8024.4%

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