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Transcript: Transcript for 09/10/2019 - Committee of the Whole Assembly

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Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 Proceedings

The Committee of the Whole Assembly agreed on 1 October 2019, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings will be:

-        Sections 2-9;

-        Schedule 1;

-        Sections 10 to 29;

-        Schedule 2;

-        Sections 30 – 41;

-        Section 1;

-        Long title.

 

Documents relevant to Stage 2 proceedings will be available on the Bill page.

 

Minutes:

The meeting started at 15.47

A vote was taken on amendment 265:

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16

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38

55

Amendment 265 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 85:

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43

0

13

56

Amendment 85 was agreed.

As amendment 85 was agreed, amendments 266, 106 and 107 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 86:

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38

2

16

56

Amendment 86 was agreed.

As amendment 86 was agreed, amendment 108 fell

A vote was taken on amendment 87A:

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19

5

32

56

Amendment 87A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 87:

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25

4

26

55

Amendment 87 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 109:

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17

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39

56

Amendment 109 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 88:

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41

4

11

56

Amendment 88 was agreed.

As amendment 88 was agreed, amendment 110 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 89:

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40

4

12

56

Amendment 89 was agreed.

As amendment 89 was agreed, amendment 111 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 90:

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40

4

12

56

Amendment 90 was agreed.

As amendment 90 was agreed, amendment 112 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 91:

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41

4

11

56

Amendment 91 was agreed.

As amendment 91 was agreed, amendment 113 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 92:

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41

5

10

56

Amendment 92 was agreed.

Amendments 94A – 94K were not moved

At 17.15, the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended proceedings for five minutes in accordance with Standing Order 17.47.

 

A vote was taken on amendment 94:

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30

4

21

55

Amendment 94 was agreed.

As amendment 94 was agreed, amendments 170-183; 5-6; 184-208; 267; 209-220; 268; 221-242; 7; 243-253 and 8 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 114:

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11

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45

56

Amendment 114 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 37:

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36

0

20

56

Amendment 37 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 115:

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5

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51

56

Amendment 115 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 270:

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14

1

41

56

Amendment 270 was not agreed.

At 18.04, the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended proceedings in accordance with Standing Order 17.47. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening at 18.15.

A vote was taken on amendment 38:

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37

0

16

53

Amendment 38 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 116:

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9

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44

53

Amendment 116 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 39B:

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15

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39

54

Amendment 39B was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 39A:

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15

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39

54

Amendment 39A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 39:

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36

0

18

54

Amendment 39 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 40:

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38

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16

54

Amendment 40 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 117:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 117 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 118:

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9

0

45

54

Amendment 118 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 119:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 119 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 120:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 120 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 41:

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38

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16

54

Amendment 41 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 42:

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38

0

16

54

Amendment 42 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 121:

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9

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44

53

Amendment 121 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 122:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 122 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 123:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 123 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 124:

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5

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49

54

Amendment 124 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 43:

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38

0

16

54

Amendment 43 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 44:

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38

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16

54

Amendment 44 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 125:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 125 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 45:

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38

0

16

54

Amendment 45 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 46:

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38

0

16

54

Amendment 46 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 47:

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38

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16

54

Amendment 47 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 126:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 126 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 127:

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9

0

45

54

Amendment 127 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 128:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 128 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 48:

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38

0

16

54

Amendment 48 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 129:

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9

0

45

54

Amendment 129 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 15:

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48

4

2

54

Amendment 15 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 130:

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9

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45

54

Amendment 130 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 16:

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47

4

3

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Amendment 16 was agreed.

The Deputy Presiding Officer proposed that amendments 131 - 134 were disposed of en bloc. A Member objected, therefore the amendments were disposed of individually.

 

A vote was taken on amendment 131:

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14

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40

54

Amendment 131 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 132:

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5

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49

54

Amendment 132 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 133:

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5

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49

54

Amendment 133 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 134:

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5

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49

54

Amendment 134 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 17:

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48

4

2

54

Amendment 17 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 135:

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9

0

45

54

Amendment 135 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 136:

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5

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49

54

Amendment 136 was not agreed.

Amendments 18 - 20 were voted for en bloc:

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48

4

2

54

Amendments 18 - 20 were agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 137:

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9

0

45

54

Amendment 137 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 49:

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38

0

16

54

Amendment 49 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 50:

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47

0

7

54

Amendment 50 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 51:

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38

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16

56

Amendment 51 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52A:

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16

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37

53

Amendment 52A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52B:

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16

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37

53

Amendment 52B was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52:

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38

0

16

54

Amendment 52 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53A:

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37

4

11

52

Amendment 53A was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53B:

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37

4

11

52

Amendment 53B was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53C:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53C was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53D:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53D was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53E:

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36

4

13

53

Amendment 53E was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53F:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53F was agreed.

Amendment 53G was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 53H:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53H was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53I:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53I was agreed.

Amendment 53J was not moved.

Amendments 53K – 53N were voted for en bloc:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53K – 53N were agreed.

Amendment 53O was not moved.

Amendment 53P was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 53Q:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53Q was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53R:

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36

4

12

52

Amendment 53R was agreed.

Amendment 53S was not moved.

Amendments 53T – 53Y were voted for en bloc:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53T – 53Y were agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53Z:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53Z was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53AA:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53AA was agreed.

Amendment 53AB was not moved.

Amendments 53AC – 53AI were voted for en bloc:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53AC – 53AI were agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53AL:

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11

5

37

53

Amendment 53AL was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53AJ:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53AJ was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53AK:

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37

4

12

53

Amendment 53AK was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53 as amended:

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36

4

13

53

Amendment 53 as amended was agreed.

As amendment 53 was agreed, amendments 138 – 144 fell.

Amendments 71A – 71C were voted for en bloc:

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15

0

38

53

Amendments 71A – 71C were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 71:

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29

0

24

53

Amendment 71 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 54:

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40

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11

51

Amendment 54 was agreed.

As amendment 54 was agreed, amendments 21; 145; 22; 95; 23 and 146 fell.

At 19.45, the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended proceedings in accordance with Standing Order 17.47. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening at 20.15.

Amendment 271 was withdrawn.

Amendments 55A – 55D were voted for en bloc:

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17

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35

52

Amendment 55A – 55D were not agreed.

Amendment 55 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 56:

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35

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17

52

Amendment 56 was agreed.

Amendment 57 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 58A:

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15

0

37

52

Amendment 58A was not agreed.

Amendment 58 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

The Presiding Officer proposed that amendments 147 - 151 were disposed of en bloc. A Member objected, therefore the amendments were disposed of individually.

A vote was taken on amendment 147:

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14

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37

51

Amendment 147 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 148:

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5

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46

51

Amendment 148 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 149:

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14

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37

51

Amendment 149 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 150:

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5

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46

51

Amendment 150 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 151:

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14

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38

52

Amendment 151 was not agreed.

Amendment 278 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 72:

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48

0

4

52

Amendment 72 was agreed.

Amendments 254 – 256 were voted for en bloc:

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14

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38

52

Amendments 254 – 256 were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 73:

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36

0

16

52

Amendment 73 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 74:

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37

0

15

52

Amendment 74 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 75:

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36

0

16

52

Amendment 75 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 76:

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40

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12

52

Amendment 76 was agreed.

As amendment 76 was agreed, amendments 257 – 259 fell.

Amendment 77 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 78:

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45

0

7

52

Amendment 78 was agreed.

As amendment 78 was agreed, amendment 260 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 79:

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40

0

12

52

Amendment 79 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 80:

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40

0

12

52

Amendment 80 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 81:

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43

0

8

51

Amendment 81 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 261:

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7

0

45

52

Amendment 261 was not agreed.

Amendment 28 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 29 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 262:

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5

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47

52

Amendment 262 was not agreed.

Amendment 30 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 31 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 263:

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5

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47

52

Amendment 263 was not agreed.

Amendment 32 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 82:

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31

0

21

52

Amendment 82 was agreed.

As amendment 82 was agreed, amendment 264 fell.

Amendment 33 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 83:

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40

0

12

52

Amendment 83 was agreed.

Amendment 59 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendments 60A – 60D were voted for en bloc:

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16

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36

52

Amendments 60A – 60D were not agreed

A vote was taken on amendment 60:

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38

0

14

52

Amendment 60 was agreed.

As amendment 60 was agreed, amendments 152-154 fell.

Amendments 61A – 61H were voted for en bloc:

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16

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36

52

Amendments 61A – 61H were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 61:

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39

0

13

52

Amendment 61 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 62A:

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16

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35

51

Amendment 62A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 62B:

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16

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36

52

Amendment 62B was not agreed.

Amendment 62 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

As amendment 62 was agreed, amendments 155 - 159 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 63:

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47

1

4

52

Amendment 63 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 64:

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47

1

4

52

Amendment 64 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 65:

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47

0

4

51

Amendment 65 was agreed.

As amendment 65 was agreed, amendment 24 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 272:

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17

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34

51

Amendment 272 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

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32

4

15

51

Amendment 2 was agreed.

Amendment 25 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 3 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

As amendment 3 was agreed, amendments 160-162 fell.

Amendment 4 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 163:

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5

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46

51

Amendment 163 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 164:

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5

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46

51

Amendment 164 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 66:

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27

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23

50

Amendment 66 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 67A:

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13

0

38

51

Amendment 67A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 67:

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27

0

24

51

Amendment 67 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 273:

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12

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39

51

Amendment 273 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 93:

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42

0

9

51

Amendment 93 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 68:

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39

0

12

51

Amendment 68 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 69:

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35

0

16

51

Amendment 69 was agreed.

As amendment 69 was agreed, amendments 274; 165; 26 and 275 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 166:

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5

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46

51

Amendment 166 was not agreed.

Amendment 27 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 167:

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4

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47

51

Amendment 167 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 70:

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27

0

24

51

Amendment 70 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 276:

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13

0

37

50

Amendment 276 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 277:

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13

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38

51

Amendment 277 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 168:

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5

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46

51

Amendment 168 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 169:

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5

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46

51

Amendment 169 was not agreed.

Amendment 10 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 84:

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42

0

8

50

Amendment 84 was agreed.

As amendment 84 was agreed, amendment 99 and 100 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 101:

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9

0

41

50

Amendment 101 was not agreed.

Amendment 11 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 35:

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33

0

16

49

Amendment 35 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 269:

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17

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33

50

Amendment 269 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 34:

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33

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17

50

Amendment 34 was agreed.

Amendment 12 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 102:

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7

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41

48

Amendment 102 was not agreed.

Amendment 13 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 103:

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5

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45

50

Amendment 103 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 104:

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5

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45

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Amendment 104 was not agreed.

Amendment 1 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 105:

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5

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44

49

Amendment 105 was not agreed.

Amendment 14 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 36:

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34

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16

50

Amendment 36 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 96:

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10

1

38

49

Amendment 96 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 98:

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5

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45

50

Amendment 98 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 97:

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14

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36

50

Amendment 97 was not agreed.

Amendment 9 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Committee of the Whole Assembly proceedings.

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