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    Notice given by the Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order No. 13 (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances):

    Whereas Her Majesty's Government have represented to me, Michael Martin, Speaker of the House of Commons, that the public interest requires the House to meet at an earlier time than the 15th day of October 2001 and I am satisfied that the public interest does so require:

    Now, therefore, I hereby give notice pursuant to the Standing Order (Earlier meeting of House in certain circumstances) that the House shall meet on Monday the 8th day of October 2001 at Six of the clock.

    Given under my hand this 7th day of October 2001.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker

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Monday 8th October 2001

The House met at Six o'clock.

PRAYERS.

1    Sittings of the House,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising this day, do adjourn till Monday 15th October-(Mrs Anne McGuire):-It was agreed to.

2    Adjournment (Coalition against International Terrorism),-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Mrs Anne McGuire);

    And it being Ten o'clock, the Debate stood adjourned.

3    Business of the House,-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business), That, at this day's sitting, the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister for the adjournment of the House may be proceeded with, though opposed, until midnight-(Mr John Heppell):-It was agreed to.

4    Adjournment (Coalition against International Terrorism),-The Question being again proposed, That this House do now adjourn;

    The House resumed the adjourned Debate.

Tuesday 9th October 2001

    And it being midnight, the Motion for the adjournment of the House lapsed, without Question put.

5    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Dan Norris.)

    And accordingly, the House, having continued to sit till Twelve o'clock on Tuesday morning, adjourned till Monday 15th October, pursuant to Resolution [yesterday].

[Adjourned at 12 midnight.

Michael J. Martin

Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock on Monday 15th October.


    APPENDIX

    Papers delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on the undermentioned dates during the adjournment pursuant to Standing Order No. 159 (Presentation of statutory instruments):

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

Friday 5th October 2001

    1    Legal Services Commission,-Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment No. 3) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3341), dated 5th October 2001 [Mr Michael Wills].

    2    Public Passenger Transport,-Quality Partnership Schemes (Existing Facilities) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3317), dated 3rd October 2001 [Mr Secretary Byers].

    Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 8th October 2001:

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    3    Agriculture,-Food Industry Development (Amendment) (England) Scheme 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3339), dated 5th October 2001 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    4    Insolvency,-Railway Administration Order Rules 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3352), dated 6th October 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

    5    Merchant Shipping,-Merchant Shipping (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3340), dated 4th October 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

    6    Road Traffic,-(1) Motor Vehicles (Access to Driver Licensing Records) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3343), dated 5th October 2001, and

    (2) Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3330), dated 3rd October 2001

      [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

    Other Papers:

      7    Law Commission,-Report of the Law Commission on Evidence of Bad Character in Criminal Proceedings [by Command] [Cm. 5257] [Mr Michael Wills].

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    CORRIGENDA

      In the Votes and Proceedings of 4th October, in Appendix I:

      (1) item 43, relating to the Air Passenger Duty and other Indirect Taxes (Interest Rate) (Amendment) Regulations 2001, should have registration number S.I., 2001, No. 3337; and

      (2) item 45, relating to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Controllers) (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2001, should have registration number S.I., 2001, No. 3338.

    Votes and Proceedings: 8th October 2001 No. 28



     
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