§ [References are to Bill 61 as amended by (he Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills].
§ [Nos. I to 37]
Clause 2, page 2, line 24, leave out paragraph (e) and insert—
' (e) a trade union or employers' association (within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974) where the insurance business carried on by the union or association is limited to the provision for its members of provident benefits or strike benefits.'
Clause 12, page 9, line 4, leave out subsection (3) and insert—
' (3) Where a trade union or an employers' association carries on insurance business this Part of this Act does not apply to it as an insurance company if the insurance business is limited to the provision for its members of provident benefits or strike benefits.
In this subsection "trade union" and "employers' association" have the same meanings respectively as they have in the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974.'
§ Schedule 2, page 69, leave out lines 42 to 45.
§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I will move all three Amendments to the Bill en bloc. This is a pure Consolidation Bill and the effect of these Amendments is to omit references in Clauses 2 and 12 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Bill to the Industrial Relations Act 1971, and to insert references to the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974. My Lords, I beg to move that the House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 1, 2 and 3.
§ Moved, That the House doth agree with the Commons in the said Amendments.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.
§ LORD STRABOLGI
My Lords, as it is necessary for the House to adjourn before Royal Assent is notified, I beg to move that the House do now adjourn during pleasure.
§ House adjourned during pleasure.
§ House resumed.