Clause 2 - Interpretation

Christmas Day (Trading) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 10:30 am ar 4 Ebrill 2001.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Amendments made: No. 2, in page 1, line 18, leave out

`shall have the same meaning as in'

and insert

`has the meaning given by'.

No. 3, in page 1, line 21, leave out from beginning to `by' in line 22 and insert—

``large shop'' has the meaning given by paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the 1994 Act, except that the definition of ``relevant floor area'' in that paragraph has effect for the purposes of this Act as if the reference to the week ending with the Sunday in question were a reference to the period of seven days ending with the Christmas Day in question;

``retail customers'' and ``shop'' have the meaning given'.

No. 4, in page 1, line 23, at end insert—

`(2) Paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 1 to the 1994 Act has effect for the purposes of section 1(2)(a) above as if—

(a) the reference to weekdays were a reference to days of the year other than Christmas Day, and

(b) the reference to Sunday were a reference to Christmas Day.'.—[Mr. Mike O'Brien.]

Clause 2, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 3 ordered to stand part of the Bill.