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Section G – Bills

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 10 May 2005

Transport (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 28A) (Executive Bill)

New amendments to Bills lodged on 10 May 2005

Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 12

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

2 In section 12, page 7, line 5, at end insert—

<( ) after the words "dental practitioner" insert "or body corporate";>

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

3 In section 12, page 7, leave out lines 6 to 8

Section 14

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

4 In section 14, page 7, leave out line 27

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

5 In section 14, page 7, line 33, at end insert <;

( ) the definition of "pharmaceutical list", and the immediately preceding "and", are repealed>

Section 15

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

6 In section 15, page 8, line 14, leave out <the first part> and insert <either part (or both parts)>

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

7 In section 15, page 8, line 14, leave out <within the part>

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

8 In section 15, page 8, line 37, after <that> insert <—

( ) a dental practitioner who, and a body corporate referred to in subsection (1) which, undertakes to provide general dental services under arrangements with a Health Board may not provide such services unless his name or, as the case may be, the body corporate’s name is included in the first part of the Board’s list referred to in subsection (2)(a);>

Section 17

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

9 In section 17, page 10, line 11, leave out <the first part> and insert <either part (or both parts)>

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

10 In section 17, page 10, line 11, leave out <within the part>

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

11 In section 17, page 10, line 34, after <that> insert <—

( ) a medical practitioner or ophthalmic optician who undertakes to provide general ophthalmic services under arrangements with a Health Board may not provide such services unless his name is included in the first part of the Board’s list referred to in subsection (2)(a)(i);>

Section 22

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

12 In section 22, page 18, leave out lines 28 to 30

Schedule 2

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

13 In schedule 2, page 37, line 41, at end insert—

<( ) after that subsection, insert—

"(1A) References in this Act to "carrying on the business of dentistry" are to be construed in accordance with section 40 of the Dentists Act 1984 (c.24).">

Schedule 3

Rhona Brankin

Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr

14 In schedule 3, page 39, line 5, column 2, leave out <25(4) and> and insert <25(3) to>

Members’ Bills Proposals

A Member who has lodged a proposal has the right to introduce a Member’s Bill to give effect to that proposal under Rule 9.14.12 of the Standing Orders provided:

  • the proposal has attracted 18 supporters which include members of at least half of the political parties or groups represented on the Parliamentary Bureau; and

  • the Scottish Executive has not given an indication under Rule 9.14.13 that it or Her Majesty’s Government will initiate legislation to give effect to the proposal.

The Bills page of the Parliamentary website shows the current status in this regard.

Names marked with an (*) are new names of support.

Alex Neil MSP: Proposed Commissioner for Older People (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to establish a Commissioner for Older People with duties to protect and further their rights and interests. (lodged 13 April 2005)

A copy of the consultation paper together with copies of each response and a summary of all responses (including the conclusions drawn from those responses) is available in SPICe.

A copy of a statement of reasons lodged on 7 December 2004 is available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

The Equal Opportunities Committee indicated on 11 January 2005 that it was satisfied with those reasons.

Supported by: Rosie Kane, Ms Sandra White, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Stewart Stevenson, Mr Bruce McFee, John Swinburne, Rob Gibson, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Mr Adam Ingram, Brian Adam, Mike Pringle, Frances Curran, Christine Grahame, Robin Harper, Tricia Marwick, Tommy Sheridan, Roseanna Cunningham, Shona Robison, Margo MacDonald

Mr Adam Ingram: Proposed Civil Appeals (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to Proposal for a Bill to create a Civil Appeals Committee in the Court of Session as a final appeal procedure in Scottish civil cases. (lodged 19 April 2005)

A copy of the consultation paper together with copies of each response and a summary of all responses (including the conclusions drawn from those responses) are available in SPICe.

A copy of a statement of reasons lodged on 18 February 2005 is available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

The Justice 2 Committee indicated on 22 March 2005 that it was satisfied with those reasons.

Supported by: Fergus Ewing, Mr Bruce McFee, Margo MacDonald, Campbell Martin, Christine Grahame, Ms Sandra White, Brian Adam, Alex Neil, Mr Stewart Maxwell, John Swinburne, Tommy Sheridan, Fergus Ewing, Christine Grahame, Carolyn Leckie, Jim Mather, Mrs Margaret Ewing, Rob Gibson, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Michael Matheson, Alasdair Morgan, Richard Lochhead



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