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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Wednesday 10th April 2002

The House met at half-past Two o'clock.

PRAYERS.

1    City of London (Ward Elections) Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for further consideration of the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill, as amended by the Chairman of Ways and Means;

    Ordered, That the Bill be further considered on Monday 15th April at Seven o'clock.

2    Mersey Tunnels Bill,-The Order of the day being read, for the Second Reading of the Mersey Tunnels Bill;

    Ordered, That the Bill be read a second time on Wednesday 17th April.

3    Land at Palace Avenue, Kensington (Acquisition of Freehold) Bill,-The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means reported from the Committee on Unopposed Bills, That it had examined the allegations contained in the Preamble to the Land at Palace Avenue, Kensington (Acquisition of Freehold) Bill and found the same to be true; and had gone through the Bill and had directed him to report the same, without Amendment.

    Bill to be read the third time.

4    First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Miss Anne Begg reported from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

5    Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr David Chidgey reported from the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 682).

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

6    Housing (Wales) Bill,-The Order for reading the Housing (Wales) Bill a second time on Friday 12th April was read and discharged.

    Bill to be read a second time on Friday 19th July.

7    Children (Safeguards for Unaccompanied Travel),-Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision for a tracking system to safeguard the welfare of children travelling to the United Kingdom without their parents: And that Margaret Moran, Mark Tami, Ann Keen, Fiona Mactaggart, Helen Jackson, Mr Hilton Dawson, Kevin Brennan, Ms Meg Munn, Ms Debra Shipley and Ms Oona King do prepare and bring it in.

8    Children (Safeguards for Unaccompanied Travel) Bill,-Margaret Moran accordingly presented a Bill to make provision for a tracking system to safeguard the welfare of children travelling to the United Kingdom without their parents: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time on Friday 19th July and to be printed [Bill 117].

9    Enterprise Bill,-The Enterprise Bill was, according to Order, read a second time.

10    Enterprise Bill (Programme),-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Order [28th June], That the following provisions shall apply to the Enterprise Bill:

Committal

    1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Programming of proceedings

    2. All proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) shall be programmed.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    3. (1) Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 14th May 2002.

    (2) The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4. (1) Proceedings on consideration and Third Reading shall be completed in two days.

    (2) Proceedings on consideration (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at Eight o'clock on the second of those days or, if that day is a Thursday, at Five o'clock on that day.

    (3) Proceedings on Third Reading (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion at Ten o'clock on the second of those days or, if that day is a Thursday, at Seven o'clock on that day.

Programming Committee

    5. Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading-(Mr John Heppell);

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Jim Fitzpatrick, Mr Fraser Kemp: 308.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr David Wilshire, Mr Desmond Swayne: 185.

    So the Question was agreed to.

11    Enterprise Bill [Money],-Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified to the proposed Motion relating to Enterprise Bill [Money];

    A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Enterprise Bill, it is expedient to authorise-

    (1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of-

      (a) any expenditure incurred by the Office of Fair Trading, the Secretary of State, any other Minister of the Crown or a Government Department by virtue of the Act;

      (b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided by virtue of any other Act;

    (2) the payment of sums out of the Consolidated Fund into the Insolvency Services Account or the Insolvency Services Investment Account-(Angela Smith):-It was agreed to.

12    Enterprise Bill [Ways and Means],-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Enterprise Bill, it is expedient to authorise-

    (a) the charging of fees; and

    (b) payments into the Consolidated Fund-(Angela Smith):-It was agreed to.

13    Public Petitions,-A Public Petition from Mr Leslie Allan and other ex-prisoners of war for equality of treatment between ex-prisoners of war held in German camps and those held in Japanese camps was presented and read; and ordered to lie upon the Table and to be printed.

14    Adjournment,-A Motion was made, and the Question being proposed, That this House do now adjourn-(Angela Smith);

    And the Motion having been made after Ten o'clock, and the Debate having continued for half an hour, the Speaker adjourned the House without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order, it being then twelve minutes to Eleven, till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 10.48 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Eleven o'clock.


    APPENDIX I

Papers presented or laid upon the Table:

    Papers presented by Her Majesty's Command and delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on the undermentioned dates during the adjournment pursuant to Standing Order No. 158 (Presentation of command papers):

    Wednesday 3rd April 2002

1    Health,-Department of Health Minute, dated 3rd April 2002, concerning a proposed contingent liability consequent upon indemnification for any legal action against Dr Margaret Bamford, Chair, and members of the independent review team into paediatric neurology services in Leicester [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    Friday 5th April 2002

2    Treaty Series (No. 14, 2002),-Agreement, done at London on 20th December 2001, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Russian Federation on Provision by the United Kingdom of Assistance for the Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction in the Russian Federation [Cm. 5485] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    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:

    Wednesday 3rd April 2002

3    Food,-Food (Jelly Confectionery) (Emergency Control) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 931), dated 3rd April 2002 [Mr Secretary Milburn].

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Thursday 4th April 2002

4    Animals,-Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (England and Wales) (Amendment) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 956), dated 4th April 2002 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

5    Pensions,-Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Amendment Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 792), dated 26th March 2002 [Mr Secretary Hoon].

6    Plant Health,-Plant Health (Forestry) (Great Britain) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 927), dated 28th March 2002 [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

Monday 8th April 2002

7    International Criminal Court,-International Criminal Court Act 2001 (Enforcement of Fines, Forfeiture and Reparation Orders) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 822), dated 25th March 2002 [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

Tuesday 9th April 2002

8    Constitutional Law,-Scotland Act 1998 (Agency Arrangements) (Specification) (No. 2) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 800), dated 26th March 2002 [Mrs Secretary Liddell].

9    Family Proceedings,-Family Proceedings (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2002 (S.R. (N.I.), 2002, No. 137), dated 25th March 2002 [Ms Rosie Winterton].

10    Maintenance of Dependants,-Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (Designation of Reciprocating Countries) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 788), dated 26th March 2002 [Ms Rosie Winterton].

Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Wednesday 10th April 2002:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

11    Local Government Finance,-Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 98) on Maintenance of Roads Grant 2002-03 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 727] [Mr Secretary Byers].

12    Northern Ireland,-Draft Northern Ireland Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2002 [by Statutory Instrument], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Reid].

13    Social Security,-Draft Social Security and Child Support (Decisions and Appeals) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Mr Secretary Darling].

14    Social Security (Northern Ireland),-Draft Tax Credits (Decisions and Appeals) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 [by Act], with an Explanatory Memorandum [by Command] [Dawn Primarolo].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

15    Immigration,-(1) Immigration (Swiss Free Movement of Persons) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1012), dated 26th March 2002, and

    (2) Immigration (Swiss Free Movement of Persons) (No. 2) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1013), dated 6th April 2002

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

16    Insolvency,-Insolvency Act 1986 (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1037), dated 9th April 2002 [by Act] [Ms Secretary Hewitt].

17    Local Government,-Local Authorities (Elected Mayor and Mayor's Assistant) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 975), dated 4th April 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

18    Public Passenger Transport,-(1) Bus Service Operators Grant (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1015), and

    (2) Travel Concessions (Eligible Services) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1016),

    dated 9th April 2002 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Byers].

Other Papers:

19    Animals,-Pet Travel Scheme (Pilot Arrangements) (England) (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1011), dated 8th April 2002 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

20    National Audit,-Reports by the Comptroller and Auditor General on-

    (1) Department for International Development: Performance Management-Helping to Reduce World Poverty, and

    (2) Public Private Partnerships: Airwave

    [by Act]; to be printed [Nos. 739 and 730] [Clerk of the House].

21    National Health Service and Community Care,-Statements of Guarantee given by the Secretary of State for Health on 22nd March 2002 on loans proposed to be raised by-

      (1) Calderdale and Huddersfield National Health Service Trust,

      (2) Dewsbury Health Care National Health Service Trust,

      (3) East Anglian Ambulance National Health Service Trust,

      (4) Gateshead Health National Health Service Trust,

      (5) Norfolk Mental Health Care National Health Service Trust,

      (6) Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital National Health Service Trust,

      (7) Northampton General Hospital National Health Service Trust,

      (8) North Hampshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust,

      (9) Nottingham City Hospital National Health Service Trust,

      (10) Queens Medical Centre Nottingham University Hospitals National Health Service Trust,

      (11) Rotherham General Hospitals National Health Service Trust,

      (12) Southampton University Hospitals National Health Service Trust,

      (13) South of Tyne and Wearside Mental Health National Health Service Trust,

      (14) Tees and North East Yorkshire National Health Service Trust,

      (15) United Lincolnshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust,

      (16) University Hospitals of Leicester National Health Service Trust, and

      (17) West Hampshire National Health Service Trust

    [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

22    National Heritage,-Report of the Royal Armouries for 1999-2002 [by Act] [Secretary Tessa Jowell].

23    Police and Criminal Evidence,-Draft Code of Practice on Visual Recording with Sound of Interviews with Suspects [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

24    School Standards and Framework,-Accounts of the:-

    (1) Bridgwater Education Action Zone,

    (2) Bristol Education Action Zone,

    (3) East Brighton Education Action Zone,

    (4) Halifax Education Action Zone,

    (5) Newham Education Action Zone,

    (6) North Southwark Education Action Zone,

    (7) North Stockton Education Action Zone, and

    (8) Westminster Education Action Zone,

for 2000-01, with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act];

to be printed [Nos. 732, 734, 728, 736, 737, 729, 733 and 731] [Clerk of the House].

25    Transport, Local Government and the Regions,-Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions Minutes-

    (1) dated 8th April 2002, concerning a proposed contingent liability in respect of a Government guarantee in respect of Railtrack plc (in administration), and

    (2) dated 10th April 2002, concerning a proposed contingent liability in respect of the associate members of the Strategic Partnering Taskforce

    [by Command] [Mr Secretary Byers].

26    Treasury,-Departmental Minutes by HM Treasury, dated 10th April 2002-

    (1) concerning an extension to contingent liabilities undertaken, in respect of the provision of third party (war and terrorism) insurance cover to UK operating airlines and the UK airline industry, and

    (2) concerning a proposed contingent liability to cover the actions of a member of the Financial Ombudsman Service in his role as the new Adjudicator for National Savings and Investments

    [by Command] [Ruth Kelly].

27    Treaty Series (No. 15, 2002),-Exchange of Notes, done at Almaty on 6th July and 29th July 1999, extending the Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the Promotion and Protection of Investments signed at London on 23rd November 1995 to the Isle of Man and the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey [by Command] [Cm. 5488] [Mr Secretary Straw].

28    Treaty Series (No. 16, 2002),-Exchange of Notes, done at Tashkent on 30th September and 12th November 1999, extending the Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Uzbekistan for the Promotion and Protection of Investments done at London on 24th November 1993 to the Isle of Man and the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey [by Command] [Cm. 5489] [Mr Secretary Straw].

29    Treaty Series (No. 17, 2002),-Agreement, done at Freetown on 13th January 2000, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone for the Promotion and Protection of Investments [by Command] [Cm. 5490] [Mr Secretary Straw].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

1    State Pension Credit Bill [Lords]:

    (1) The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee A; and

    (2) the Committee of Selection has nominated nineteen Members to serve on the Committee: Mr Tim Boswell, Mr Julian Brazier, Kevin Brennan, David Cairns, Jon Cruddas, Maria Eagle, Annabelle Ewing, Mr Ian McCartney, John Mann, Patrick Mercer, Kali Mountford, Sandra Osborne, James Purnell, Andrew Selous, Angela Smith, Mr Hugo Swire, Mr Neil Turner, Mr Bill Tynan and Steve Webb.

2    Enterprise Bill,-The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee B, and has appointed Derek Conway and Mr Nigel Beard Chairmen.

3    Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Bill:

    (1) The Speaker has allocated the Bill to Standing Committee C; and

    (2) the Committee of Selection has nominated sixteen Members to serve on the Committee: Mr Gregory Barker, Hugh Bayley, Mr Tim Boswell, Mr David Heath, Paul Holmes, Helen Jackson, Miss Melanie Johnson, Shona McIsaac, Dr Doug Naysmith, Sandra Osborne, Rachel Squire, Ian Stewart, Ms Dari Taylor, Mr John Taylor, Mr Nigel Waterson and Mrs Betty Williams.

4    Draft Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002,- The Committee of Selection has discharged Mrs Liz Blackman, Mr Julian Brazier, Mr Tom Watson and Mr James Wray from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Regulations); and nominated in substitution Mr Mark Fisher, Mr John Randall, Mr Sin Simon and Jon Trickett.

5    Draft Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (Schedule 3 Amendment) Order 2002:

    (1) The Speaker has allocated the draft Order to the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation; and

    (2) the Committee of Selection has nominated sixteen Members to serve on the Committee: Mr Nick Ainger, Mr Richard Bacon, Malcolm Bruce, Mr Parmjit Dhanda, Mr Brian H. Donohoe, Barbara Follett, Mr Kevan Jones, Mr Iain Luke, Chris McCafferty, Mr Elliot Morley, Anne Picking, Mr Terry Rooney, Mr Keith Simpson, Mr Desmond Swayne, Mr Michael Weir and Mr Bill Wiggin.

6    Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 206):

    (1) The Speaker has allocated the Regulations to the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation; and

    (2) the Committee of Selection has nominated sixteen Members to serve on the Committee: Mr John Baron, Peter Bottomley, Mr Julian Brazier, Mr Don Foster, Linda Gilroy, Mr Fabian Hamilton, Mr Brian Jenkins, Mr Tony Lloyd, Mr Malcolm Moss, Mr Adrian Sanders, Geraldine Smith, Paddy Tipping, Mr Bill Tynan, Dr Alan Whitehead, Mr Phil Woolas and Mr James Wray.

7    Local Government (Best Value) Performance Plans and Reviews Amendment and Specified Dates Order 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 305):

    (1) The Speaker has allocated the Order to the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation; and

    (2) the Committee of Selection has nominated sixteen Members to serve on the Committee: Sir Paul Beresford, Mr Julian Brazier, Mr Don Foster, Linda Gilroy, Mr Roger Godsiff, Chris Grayling, Mr Stephen Hepburn, Mr David Heyes, Mr Jon Owen Jones, Mr Peter Mandelson, Mr Malcolm Moss, Joyce Quin, Mr Adrian Sanders, Mr Malcolm Savidge, Dr Alan Whitehead and Mr Phil Woolas.

8    Social Security Amendment (Residential Care and Nursing Homes) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 398):

    (1) The Speaker has allocated the Regulations to the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation; and

    (2) the Committee of Selection has nominated sixteen Members to serve on the Committee: Mr John Battle, Mr Tim Boswell, Mr Julian Brazier, Colin Burgon, Mr Paul Burstow, Mr Jonathan Djanogly, Maria Eagle, Mr Bill Etherington, Mr Mark Field, Mr Stephen McCabe, Mr Jim Marshall, Mr Geoffrey Robinson, Angela Smith, Mark Tami, Mr Neil Turner and Steve Webb.

9    Draft Criminal Defence Service (Representation Order Appeals) (Amendment) Regulations 2002:

    (1) The Speaker has allocated the draft Regulations to the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation; and

    (2) the Committee of Selection has nominated sixteen Members to serve on the Committee: Mr John Burnett, Mr William Cash, Mrs Louise Ellman, Simon Hughes, Dr Brian Iddon, Mr Mark Lazarowicz, Mr Gordon Marsden, Mr Robert Marshall-Andrews, Mr Andrew Mitchell, Mr Stephen O'Brien, Mr George Osborne, Mr Mohammad Sarwar, Mr Gerry Steinberg, Mr Graham Stringer, Mr Keith Vaz and Mr Michael Wills.

European Standing Committees

10    European Union Document No. 6980/02, relating to the execution of orders freezing assets or evidence, has been referred to European Standing Committee B.

11    European Union Documents Nos. SN 1107/02, SN 1108/02, SN 1109/02, SN 1111/02, SN 1112/02, SN 1113/02, SN 1319/1/02, SN 1320/1/02, SN 1321/02, SN 1322/02, SN 1323/02, SN 1324/1/02, SN 1325/1/02, OJ C51/7, SN 1361/02, SN 1382/1/02 and SN 1383/1/02, relating to the Stability and Convergence Programmes of each Member State, have been referred to European Standing Committee B.

12    European Union Document No. 6240/02, relating to the authorisation of traditional herbal medicinal products, has been referred to European Standing Committee C, together with European Union Documents Nos. 13361/01 and 14591/01, already referred to the Committee on 20th March.

APPENDIX III

Reports from Select Committees

    1    Defence,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Defence Committee [Defence and Security in the United Kingdom]; to be printed [No. 518-v and -vi] [Mr Bruce George].

    2    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,-Minutes of Evidence taken before the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee [The Future of UK Agriculture: Farming Beyond Subsidies?]; to be printed [No. 550-vii] [Mr David Curry].

    3    European Scrutiny,-Twenty-third Report from the European Scrutiny Committee; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 152-xxiii] [Mr Jimmy Hood].

    4    Public Accounts,-(1) Thirtieth Report from the Committee of Public Accounts [The Auction of Radio Spectrum for the Third Generation of Mobile Phones]; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 436]; and

    (2) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee [Ministry of Defence: Combat Identification]; to be printed [No. 759-i]

    [Mr Edward Leigh].

    5    Science and Technology,-(1) Second Report from the Science and Technology Committee [Research Assessment Exercise], together with Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee; to be printed, with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [No. 508]; and

    (2) Memoranda laid before the Committee [Research Assessment Exercise]

    [Dr Ian Gibson].

    6    Transport, Local Government and the Regions,-(1) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee [Planning Green Paper]; to be printed [No. 476-ii];

    (2) Memoranda laid before the Committee [Planning Green Paper]; to be printed [No. 476-II];

    (3) Memoranda laid before the Urban Affairs Sub-Committee of the Committee [How the Local Government Act 2000 is Working; New Towns: Their Problems and Future]; to be printed [Nos. 602-II and 603-II]

      [Andrew Bennett]; and

    (4) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Transport Sub-Committee of the Committee [Government Response to the Committee's First Report of Session 2001-02, on Passenger Rail Franchising and the Future of Railway Infrastructure]; to be printed [No. 756-i] [Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody].

    7    Treasury,-(1) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Treasury Committee [The Financial Regulation of Public Limited Companies]; to be printed [No. 758-i]; and

    (2) Memoranda laid before the Committee [The Financial Regulation of Public Limited Companies]; to be printed [No. 758-II]

    [Mr John McFall].

    8    Work and Pensions,-Second Report from the Work and Pensions Committee [Pension Credit], together with Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee; to be printed, together with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report [Nos. 638-I and -II] [Mr Archy Kirkwood].

[W.H., No. 70]

Minutes of Proceedings of the Sitting in Westminster Hall
[pursuant to the Order of 20th November 2000]

The sitting commenced at half-past Nine o'clock.

    Adjournment,-Resolved, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(Dan Norris.)

    And accordingly the sitting was adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 1.59 p.m.



 
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