Decision details

Stage 3 Standing Order 26.44 debate on the Housing (Wales) Bill

Decision Maker: Plenary - Fourth Assembly

Is Key decision?: Yes

Purpose:

A Government Bill, introduced by Carl Sargeant, Minister for Housing and Regeneration. The Business Committee remitted the Bill to the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee.

 

About the Bill

 

The key purposes of the Bill were to:

 

  • Introduce a compulsory registration and licensing scheme for private rented sector landlords and letting and management agents;
  • Reform homelessness law, including placing a stronger duty on local authorities to prevent homelessness and allowing them to use suitable accommodation in the private sector;
  • Place a duty on local authorities to provide sites for Gypsies and Travellers where a need has been identified.
  • Introduce standards for local authorities on rents, service charges and quality of accommodation;
  • Reform the Housing Revenue Account Subsidy system;
  • Give local authorities the power to charge 50% more than the standard rate of council tax on homes that have been empty for a year or more; and
  • Assist the provision of housing by Co-operative Housing Associations.

 

Current Stage

 

The Housing (Wales) Act 2014 (external website) became law in Wales on 17 September 2014.

 

Record of Passage in the National Assembly for Wales

 

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Bill’s passage through the National Assembly for Wales.

 


Stage


Documents

 

 

 

Bill introduced -  18 November 2013

 

 

 


Housing (Wales) Bill, as introduced (PDF 342KB)

 

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 1019KB)

 

Presiding Officer’s Statement: 18 November 2013 (PDF 115KB)

 

Business Committee’s Report on the timetable for consideration of the Bill: 18 November 2013 (PDF 40KB)

 

Plenary statement: Introduction of the Housing (Wales) Bill: 19 November 2013

 

Research Service Bill Summary

 

Legislative Glossary – Housing (Wales) Bill (Welsh language version only) (PDF 114kb)

Table of Derivations (PDF 178KB)

 

 

 

 

Stage 1 – Committee considerations of general principles

 

 

 

 

Public Consultation (PDF 255KB): The Committee issued a call for evidence, which closed on 17 January 2014.

 

Consultation responses

 

The Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:

 

12 December 2013

15 January 2014

23 January 2014

29 January 2014

6 February 2014

12 February 2014 (private)

5 March 2014 (private)

13 March 2014 (private)

19 March 2014 (private)

 

Letter and further information from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration:

 

14 January 2014 (PDF 1MB)

28 January 2014 (PDF 68KB)

19 February 2014 (PDF 1MB)

1 April 2014 (PDF 138KB)

 

Committee Stage 1 Report

 

Feedback to homeless people and Gypsy and Traveller communities that took part in focus groups (PDF 184KB)

 

Finance Committee Report (PDF 497KB)

 

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Report (PDF 458KB)

 

 



Stage 1 – Debate in Plenary on general principles

 

 

 

A debate took place in Plenary on 1 April 2014. The motion to agree the general principles of the Bill was agreed.

 

 

Financial Resolution

 

 

A Financial Resolution in relation to the Housing (Wales) Bill was agreed in Plenary on 1 April 2014.


 

 

Stage 2 – Committee consideration of amendments

 

 

 

 

Stage 2 consideration took place in Committee on 15 May and 21 May 2014.

 

Wednesday 21 May 2014 (morning)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 21 May 2014 (PDF 282KB)

Groupings of Amendments: 21 May 2014 (PDF 53KB)

 

Thursday 15 May 2014 (all day)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 15 May 2014 (PDF 541KB)  (version 2)

Groupings of Amendments: 15 May 2014 (PDF 53KB) (version 2)

 

Notice of Amendments: 2 April 2014 (PDF 136KB) (version 3)
Notice of Amendments: 25 April 2014  (PDF 82KB) (version 3)

Notice of Amendments: 30 April 2014 (PDF 98KB) (version 3)

Notice of Amendments: 1 May 2014 (PDF 66KB)

Notice of Amendments: 2 May 2014 (PDF 50KB)

Notice of Amendments: 6 May 2014 (PDF 270KB) (version 2)

Notice of Amendments: 7 May 2014 (PDF 64KB)

Notice of Amendments: 8 May 2014 (PDF 145KB)

 

Marshalled List of Amendments: 2 May 2014 (PDF 203KB)

 

Housing (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 2 (PDF 434KB) (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.)

Revised Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 1MB)

 

Research Service Summary of Changes at Stage 2 (PDF 169KB)

 

 

 

Stage 3 – Plenary consideration of amendments

 

 

 

 

Stage 3 consideration and disposal of amendments took place in Plenary on 24 June and 1 July 2014.

 

Notice of Amendments: 12 June 2014 (PDF 95KB)

Notice of Amendments: 13 June 2014 (PDF 193KB) (version 3)

Notice of Amendments: 17 June 2014 (PDF 152KB) (version 3)

Notice of Amendments: 24 June 2014 (PDF 74KB)

 

Stage 3 Government Amendments, 24 June 2014: purpose and effect (PDF 249KB)

Stage 3 Government Amendments, 1 July 2014: purpose and effect (PDF 69KB)

 

Marshalled List of Amendments: 24 June 2014 (PDF 309KB) (version 6)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 1 July 2014 (PDF 161KB) (version 2)

 

Groupings of Amendments: 24 June 2014 (PDF 53KB) (version 4)

Groupings of Amendments: 1 July 2014 (PDF 46KB) (version 2)

 

Housing (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 3 (PDF 552KB) (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.)

 

 

 

 

Stage 4 Passing of the Bill in Plenary

 

 

 

 

The Bill was agreed by the Assembly in accordance with SO 12.36 on 8 July 2014.

 

Bill, as passed (PDF 552KB)

 

 

 

Post-stage 4

 

 

 

The Solicitor General (PDF 89KB), on behalf of the Attorney General, Counsel General (PDF 139KB) and Secretary of State for Wales (PDF 69KB) wrote to the Chief Executive and Clerk of the Assembly to advise that they would not be referring the Housing (Wales) Bill to the Supreme Court under Sections 112 or 114 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.

 

 

 

Royal Assent

 

 

Royal Assent was given on 17 September 2014.

 

 

 

Contact information

 

Clerk: Sarah Beasley

Phone: 0300 200 6565

 

Postal address:

 

National Assembly for Wales

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff

CF99 1NA

 

Email: Contact@assembly.wales

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.30

 

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 agreed by the Assembly on 17 June 2014.

 

Amendment 48 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 49 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 50 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 51 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 52:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 52 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 53:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 53 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 54 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 55:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 55 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 56:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 56 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 57:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 57 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 308:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 308 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 58 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 368:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

35

45

Amendment 368 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 369:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 369 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 59 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 60 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 309:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 309 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 61 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 310:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 310 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 62 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 311:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

31

46

Amendment 311 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 312:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 312 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 63, 64, 65 and 66 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 370:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 370 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 67 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 371:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 371 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 372:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

31

46

Amendment 372 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 373:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 373 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 68 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 69 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 374:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 374 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 70 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 71 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 375:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 375 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 313:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 313 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 72, 73, 74 and 75 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 376:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 376 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 76, 77, 78, 79, 80 and 81 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 377:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 377 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 82 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 83 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 378:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 378 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 314:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

35

46

Amendment 314 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 84 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 85 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 86 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 379:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

35

46

Amendment 379 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 87 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 88 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 380:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 380 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 89 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 381:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 381 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 382:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 382 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 90 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 383:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 383 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 384:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 384 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 385:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 385 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 and 100 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 386:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 386 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 387:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

0

36

44

Amendment 387 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 388:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 388 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 101 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 389:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 389 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 102 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 315:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 315 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 103:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 103 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 366:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

Amendment 290 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 291 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 292 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 293 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 294:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 294 was agreed.

 

Amendment 295 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 367:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 296:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 296 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 297:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 297 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 316:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 316 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 104:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

9

0

46

Amendment 104 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 390:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

35

45

Amendment 390 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 105 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 317:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

35

45

Amendment 317 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 106 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 107 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 318:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 318 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 391:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 391 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 392:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 392 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 319:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 319 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 393:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 393 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 108 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

33

46

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 320:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 320 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 109, 111, 110, 112, 114, 113, 115, 116 and 117 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 321:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 321 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 118:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 118 was agreed.

 

Amendment 119 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

As amendment 119 was agreed, amendment 121 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 120:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

10

46

Amendment 120 was agreed.

 

As amendment 120 was agreed, amendments 394, 122, 395 and 399 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 322:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 322 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 123 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 124:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

10

46

Amendment 124 was agreed.

 

As amendment 124 was agreed, amendment 323 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 324:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 324 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 325:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 325 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 125 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 326:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

35

44

Amendment 326 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 126, 127 and 128 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 129:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

10

46

Amendment 129 was agreed.

 

As amendment 129 was agreed, amendments 327, 130, 328, 329 and 20 fell.

 

At 18.24, proceedings were suspended for 15 minutes. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening for Stage 3 proceedings on the Housing (Wales) Bill.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 131:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

9

0

44

Amendment 131 was agreed.

 

Amendment 132 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 133 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 330:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 330 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 396:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 396 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 134 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 21:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

10

23

46

Amendment 21 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 22:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

Amendment 135 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 136 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 397:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 397 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 398:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 398 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 137, 138, 139 and 140 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 331:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 331 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 141 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 142 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 332:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 332 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 143 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 144 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

33

46

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 333:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 333 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 145, 146, 147, 148 and 149 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 150 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 334:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 334 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 151 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 152 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 153 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 154 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendments 155, 156 and 157 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 158 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendments 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167 and 168 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 335:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 335 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 336:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 336 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 169 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 412 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 337:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 337 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 338:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 338 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 339:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 339 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 170 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 171 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 172 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 173 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 400:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 400 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 174 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 175 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 176 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 177 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 178 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 179 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 180 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 181 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 182 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 183 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 184 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 185 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 186 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 187 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 188 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 189 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 190 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 191 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendments 192, 193 and 194 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 340:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 340 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 195 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 341:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 341 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 196 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendments 197, 198,199, 200, 201, 202, 203 and 204 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 25 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 205 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 401:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 401 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 401 was not agreed, amendment 411 fell.

 

Amendments 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220 and 221 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 342:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 342 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 222 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 223 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 402:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 402 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 403:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 403 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 224, 225, 226 and 227 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 4:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 343:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

31

46

Amendment 343 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 405:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 405 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 228 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 229:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 229 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 230:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

10

0

45

Amendment 230 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 231:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 231 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 232:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 232 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 233:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 233 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 234:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 234 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 344:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 344 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 344 was not agreed, amendment 352 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 345:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 346:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

0

24

26

Amendment 346 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 235:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 235 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 347:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 347 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 348:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 348 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 236 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 237 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 349:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 349 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 238 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 239:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

10

46

Amendment 239 was agreed.

 

As Amendment 239 was agreed, amendment 240 fell

 

Amendment 241 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 242 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 409:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 409 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 243 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 413 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 351:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

31

46

Amendment 351 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 27:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 5:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

1

23

46

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 6:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

4

29

46

Amendment 6 was not agreed.

 

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, proceedings were adjourned. Sections 2 to 52, 54 to 59 and Schedule 1 of the Bill were deemed agreed.

Publication date: 24/06/2014

Date of decision: 24/06/2014

Decided at meeting: 24/06/2014 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly