New Clause 6 - Sunset clause

Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:00 pm ar 22 Medi 2021.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

“(1) This Act expires at the end of the period of 3 years beginning with the day on which it is passed.

(2) A Minister of the Crown may by regulations made by statutory instrument remove any of the provisions of this Act after one year from the day on which it is passed if he is not satisfied that the provision is working as intended.

(3) Before three years from the day on which this Act is passed a Minister of the Crown must present to Parliament a written report on the effectiveness of the provisions of the Act.

(4) A Minister of the Crown may by regulations made by statutory instrument renew this Act, subject to parliamentary approval in full or in part, or make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the expiry of any provision of this Act.

(5) Regulations under this section shall be subject to the affirmative procedure.”—

This new clause would mean the legislation would have to be renewed by Parliament after a period of three years.

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Rhif adran 26 Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill — New Clause 6 - Sunset clause

Ie: 7 MPs

Na: 9 MPs

Ie: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Na: A-Z fesul cyfenw

The Committee divided: Ayes 7, Noes 9.

Question accordingly negatived.