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Jun-06-2006 @ 12:05 AM                           Permalink
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Peter,

Do you have any indication as to whether Bob Blizzard is likely to take notice of letters from people outside his constituency? I will be writing to my local MP, though not until the final draft is published as he has no direct interest, but I'm also happy to take any other routhe that might help quash or change this bill.

Robin
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I'm not sure if this shows my ignorance, or the length of time I've lived abroad.

Can an Act be amended after it's signed into law, or does a new act have to replace it ?

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Robin, Bob is aware that his interest is in a holiday area and that it effects folk from outside his constituency.

Richard, a Bill can revoke or repeal previous enactments.

Jenny Morgan, the Oulton Bard!

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Just a couple of thoughts on this one. When I visit the Peak District I visit the Peak District, not the Peak District National Park, so why the Broads National park? The same can be said of the other National Parks.

Secondly, since the Bill is probably dead in the water, where does that leave the Boat Safety Scheme? One way and another numerous folk have invested quite serious money in this scheme, yet the scheme needs the Bill to go through. So where does this leave us boaters? I'm certainly not going to the expense of BSS certification until we have a Bill that looks likely to succeed. The hurdles to be overcome are growing higher by the day!  

Jenny Morgan, the Oulton Bard!

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couldn't agree more Peter Cheers Smile

Cheers!
Dave

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Is there any way that the BA (or anyone else ) could require 3rd party insurance without having the Bill ? maybe as a requirement to get a toll sticker?

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Apparently not.

And things get worse! See:
http://www.speakerscorner.com/forum/topic411;what-price-the-nav-com

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Jun-17-2006 @ 10:16 PM                           Permalink
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Forgetting the Bill for a moment,.... Not to have at LEAST third party insurance is just plain stupid and  asking for trouble.
Back to the Bill,
Some people I know  Wink  Wink  are very confident of its success, if not this year, certainly next. Indifferent

Andy

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It will go through, Andy, indeed it must go through, but not the Bill as we know it! To be honest I can not see it making it this year. Unless there are some big changes it is effectively dead in the water. Was Green the architect behind it? There is some very clumsy and naive thinking behind the proposed Bill as worded. Perhaps you should come along to the meeting on Thursday. 2.00, County Hall, see you there? You could stand in for Adrian, I'm sure that he'd happily do that.

I think that when Packers joined the BA he made a fatal mistake, or so it seems. He neither listened nor asked. Now he must, and if he does, it will go through, eventually.

Jenny Morgan, the Oulton Bard!

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Ive only just read this thread properly this evening Blush , and noticed this line from one of Poppy`s rants....How many Rangers would have the ability to handle a 30ft gaff rigged yacht in a blow........Answer... All of them.... the rigg would be dropped and the vessel taken in tow.
How difficult is that. Confused

Andy

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Andy,

Well, I`ve logged in as I was tempted to make comment here, but have since thought better of it. You`ll probably guess which way I was going with it, but must be careful what I say!! Gasp  Playful

I feel that I`ve shown considerable restraint!!

Pete

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