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Section G – Bills

New amendments to Bills lodged on 24 April 2008

Glasgow Commonwealth Games Bill – Stage 3

Section 10

Jamie McGrigor

1 In section 10, page 4, line 10, at end insert—

<( ) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (a) of subsection (2), the types of advertising which may be exempted from the advertising offence under that paragraph include advertising in newspapers, magazines and cinemas, on television and radio and by means of mobile telephony or any other electronic media.>

Jamie McGrigor

2 In section 10, page 4, line 13, at end insert—

<( ) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under this section to prove that the contravention of this section occurred—

(a) without that person’s knowledge, or

(b) despite that person taking all reasonable steps to prevent it from occurring or (where the person became aware of it after its commencement) from continuing.>

Section 11

Jamie McGrigor

3 In section 11, page 4, line 31, at end insert—

<The advertising regulations must not contain any provision restricting, or capable of being used to restrict, the location of advertising at any time before 9 July 2014 or after 4 August 2014.>

Section 43

Jamie Stone (on behalf of the Subordinate Legislation Committee)

4 In section 43, page 15, line 29, leave out from <containing> to end of line 34 and insert <to which this subsection applies may be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

This subsection applies—

(a) to a statutory instrument containing the first—

(i) trading regulations,

(ii) advertising regulations, or

(iii) regulations under section 19,

(b) unless Ministers consider that the condition mentioned in subsection (5) is satisfied, to a statutory instrument containing the second or subsequent regulations of each type mentioned in paragraph (a).

(5) The condition is that the regulations require to be made urgently for the purpose of securing—

(a) compliance with the obligations imposed on any person by the Host City Contract,

(b) compliance with any request or guidance from the Commonwealth Games Federation, or

(c) the effective operation of the Games.>

Section 44

Jamie Stone (on behalf of the Subordinate Legislation Committee)

5 In section 44, page 15, line 36, leave out <the first>

Jamie Stone (on behalf of the Subordinate Legislation Committee)

6 In section 44, page 15, line 37, leave out <the first>

Jamie Stone (on behalf of the Subordinate Legislation Committee)

7 In section 44, page 16, line 2, at end insert—

<(2) Subsection (1) applies—

(a) to the first—

(i) trading, and

(ii) advertising,

regulations,

(b) unless Ministers consider that the condition mentioned in subsection (3) is satisfied, to the second or subsequent regulations of each type mentioned in paragraph (a).

(3) The condition is that the regulations require to be made urgently for the purpose of securing—

(a) compliance with the obligations imposed on any person by the Host City Contract,

(b) compliance with any request or guidance from the Commonwealth Games Federation, or

(c) the effective operation of the Games.>

Section 46

Jamie Stone (on behalf of the Subordinate Legislation Committee)

8 In section 46, page 16, line 16, at end insert <and

(c) no later than two weeks before the Games begin, of the detailed provisions of any subsequent trading regulations or subsequent advertising regulations.

Paragraph (c) does not apply in any case where Ministers consider that it is impractical for such notice to be given.>

Section 48

Jamie McGrigor

9 In section 48, page 17, line 21, at end insert—

<"vicinity" means those areas within, above or in the environs of Games locations.>

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