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Exempt Information

Volume 79: debated on Friday 17 May 1985

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Amendments made:

No. 84, in page 25, line 33, at end insert—

'6. Information falling within paragraph 10A of Part I above shall cease to be exempt information by virtue of that paragraph if—
  • (a) the notice there referred to is served; or
  • (b) the authority finally decides not to serve the notice in question.'
  • No. 85, in page 25, line 40, leave out from beginning to end of line 41.

    No. 86, in page 25, line 41, at end insert—

    ' "disposal" in relation to property, includes the granting of an interest in or right over it,'.

    No. 87, in page 25, line 43, at end insert—

    ' "financial or business affairs" includes contemplated, as well as past or current activities.'

    No. 88, in page 25, line 43, at end insert—

    ' "labour relations matter" means—
  • (a) any of the matters specified in paragraphs (a) to (g) of section 29(1) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974 (matters which may be the subject of a trade dispute, within the meaning of that Act); or
  • (b) any dispute about a matter falling within paragraph (a) above;
  • and for the purposes of this definition the enactments mentioned in paragraph (a) above, with the necessary modifications, shall apply in relation to office-holders under the authority as they apply in relation to employees of the authority.

    'No. 89, in page 26, line 6 at end insert—

    ' "protected informant" means a person giving the authority information which tends to show that—
  • (a) a criminal offence;
  • (b) a breach of statutory duty;
  • (c) a breach of planning control, as defined in section 84(2) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972, or
  • (d) a nuisance,
  • has been, is being or is about to be committed.'

    No. 94, in page 26, line 6, at end insert— '

    "tender for a contract" includes a written statement prepared by the authority in pursuance of section 9(2) of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (estimated cost of carrying out financial work by direct labour)'.—[Mr. Squire.]

    Motion made, and Question, That the Bill be now read the Third time, put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 58 (Third Reading), and agreed to.

    Bill accordingly read the Third time, and passed.