Local Government Bill Notice of Amendments tabled on 11 March 2014 for Consideration Stage

Clause 2, Page 1, Line 17

After ‘that’ insert ‘from 30th April 2015’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

Clause 25, Page 11, Line 29

Leave out subsection (3) and insert—

‘(3) The chair and deputy chair of the council shall be non-voting members of the executive and shall be disregarded for the purpose of subsections (4) and (5).’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

Clause 25, Page 11, Line 31

Leave out ‘four’ and insert ‘six’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

Clause 25, Page 11, Line 34

Leave out ‘four’ and insert ‘six’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

 

Clause 62, Page 36, Line 36

At end insert—

‘(13) A person who is censured, suspended or disqualified by the Commissioner as mentioned in subsection (3) may appeal to the High Court if the High Court gives the person leave to do so.’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

Clause 62, Page 36, Line 36

At end insert—

‘(14) An appeal under subsection (13) may be made on one or more of the following grounds—

(a) that the Commissioner’s decision was based on an error of law;

(b) that there has been procedural impropriety in the conduct of the investigation under section 58;

(c) that the Commissioner has acted unreasonably in the exercise of the Commissioner’s discretion;

(d) that the Commissioner’s decision was not supported by the facts found to be proved by the Commissioner;

(e) that the sanction imposed was excessive.’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

Clause 63, Page 37, Line 29

At end insert—

‘(9) A person who is suspended (or partially suspended) by the Commissioner by notice as mentioned in subsection (1) may appeal to the High Court if the High Court gives the person leave to do so.’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

Clause 125, Page 70, Line 34

At end insert—

‘(m) paragraph 4A of Schedule 4’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

Schedule 4, Page 80, Line 28

At end insert—

‘4A. Regulations shall provide for the application of paragraphs 2 to 4 in circumstances where a council decides to appoint more than one Committee.’

Chair, Committee for the Environment

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