Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments Minutes of Proceedings Report


PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE


DIE JOVIS 5o JULII 2001

Present:

L. Brougham and Vaux  Andrew Bennett

L. Greenway  Mr Harold Best

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr Jonathan Djanogly

L. Skelmersdale  Mr David Tredinnick

L. Vivian  Brian White

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC and Mr Alan Preston, in attendance.

The Orders of Reference are read.

It is moved that Mr David Tredinnick do take the Chair.—(Andrew Bennett.)

The same is agreed to.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the First Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 10th July.




DIE MARTIS 10o JULII 2001

Present:

L. Greenway  Andrew Bennett

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr Harold Best

L. Lea of Crondall  Mr Jonathan Djanogly

Mr David Tredinnick

Brian White

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston and Mr Peter Brooksbank, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Thursday 6th July are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Community Legal Service (Funding) (Counsel in Family Proceedings) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1077) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.— (The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Community Legal Service (Funding) (Counsel in Family Proceedings) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1077) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.— (The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Fisheries and Aquaculture Structures (Grants) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1117) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the ACAS Arbitration Scheme (England and Wales) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1185) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Police (Recruitment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2001 (S.R. 2001/140) on the grounds that the instrument is defectively drafted and, in one respect, does not conform to proper drafting practice.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Second Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 17th July.




DIE MARTIS 17o JULII 2001

Present:

L. Greenway  Andrew Bennett

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr Harold Best

L. Lea of Crondall  Mr David Tredinnick

L. Vivian  Brian White

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston and Mr Anwar Akbar, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 10th July are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1170) and Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1171) on the ground that the instruments make unexpected use of the powers conferred by the statute under which they are made.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the General Teaching Council for England (Disciplinary Functions) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1268) on the ground that the instrument requires elucidation.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Housing Benefit (General) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1324), the Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1325) and the Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) (Scotland) (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1326) on the ground that the instruments are defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Waddeton Fishery Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1380) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Third Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Thursday 19th July.




DIE JOVIS 19o JULII 2001

Present:

L. Greenway  Andrew Bennett

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr Harold Best

L. Lea of Crondall  Mr Ivan Henderson

L. Vivian  Mr David Tredinnick

Brian White

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 17th July are read.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fourth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 16th October.




DIE MARTIS 16o OCTOBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Greenway  Andrew Bennett

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr Harold Best

L. Lea of Crondall  Mr Jonathan Djanogly

Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

Mr Ivan Henderson

Brian White

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston, and Mr Peter Brooksbank, in attendance.

It is moved that, in the absence of the Chairman this day, Brian White do take the Chair.—(Lord Hardy of Wath.)

The same is agreed to.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Thursday 19th July are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the RUC (Complaints etc) Regulations 2001 (S.R. 2001/184) on the grounds that the instrument is defectively drafted in two respects and that it does not conform to proper legislative practice.— (Brian White.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instrument be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by Mr White.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fifth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That Mr White do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 23rd October.



DIE MARTIS 23o OCTOBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Greenway  Andrew Bennett

L. Skelmersdale  Mr David Tredinnick

Brian White

           

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston, and Mr Anwar Akbar, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday16th October are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Noise Emission in the Environment by Equipment for Use Outdoors Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1701), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted in two respects.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the National Patient Safety Agency Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1742), on the ground that the instrument makes an unexpected use of the power conferred by the statute under which it is made.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the North and East Devon Partnership National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1230), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Highways Noise Payments and Movable Homes (England)(Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1803) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Sixth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 30th October.


DIE MARTIS 30o OCTOBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Brougham and Vaux  Andrew Bennett

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr David Tredinnick

L. Lea of Crondall  Brian White

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston, and Mr Peter Brooksbank, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 23rd October are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Road User Charging (Enforcement and Adjudication) London) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2313), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instrument be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Seventh Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 6th November.




DIE MARTIS 6o NOVEMBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Brougham and Vaux  Mr Harold Best

L. Greenway  Brian White

L. Hardy of Wath  

L. Lea of Crondall          L. Skelmersdale  

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston, and Mr Anwar Akbar, in attendance.

It is moved that, in the absence of the Chairman this day, Brian White do take the Chair.—(Lord Hardy of Wath.)

The same is agreed to.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 30th October are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Mutual Societies) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/2617), on the ground that, in one respect, there appears to be a doubt as to whether the instrument is intra vires.—(Brian White.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Income Support (General) (Standard Interest Rate Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2676), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(Brian White.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Law Applicable to Contracts of Insurance) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2635), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(Brian White.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work (Transfer Scheme) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/2561), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(Brian White.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Jobseeker's Allowance (Members of the Forces) (Joint Claims: Consequential Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 (S.I. 2001/998) for an unjustifiable breach of the 21 day rule.— (Brian White.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Afghanistan (United Nations Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/392), the Iraq (United Nations Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/395), the Afghanistan (United Nations Sanctions) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/396), the Liberia (United Nations Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/946), and the Liberia (United Nations Sanctions) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/947) on the grounds that there was an unjustifiable delay in sending copies to the Committee and, in one case, a failure to comply with Statutory Instrument Practice.— (Brian White.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment) (Pension Sharing) Regulations 2001(S.I. 2001/2649) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by Mr White.

Resolved, That the Report be the Eighth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That Mr White do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 13th November.



DIE MARTIS 13o NOVEMBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Brougham and Vaux  Mr David Tredinnick

L. Greenway  Brian White

L. Hardy of Wath  

L. Skelmersdale  

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston, and Mr Peter Brooksbank, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 6th November are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Licensed Conveyancers' Discipline and Appeals Committee (Procedure) Rules Approval Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/2797), on the ground that it is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Social Security (Jobcentre Plus Interviews) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3210), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve (Full-time) (Appointment and Conditions of Service) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.R. 2001/80), on the grounds that there have been unjustifiable delays in laying it before Parliament and in notifying the Lord Chancellor and the Speaker of the House of Commons that it came into force before it was laid, and on the ground that there has been a failure to comply with Statutory Instrument Practice.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2779) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Ninth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 20th November.



DIE MARTIS 20o NOVEMBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Brougham and Vaux  Andrew Bennett

L. Greenway  Mr Harold Best

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr David Tredinnick

L. Lea of Crondall  Brian White

L. Skelmersdale  

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston, and Mr Anwar Akbar, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 13th November are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Sussex Downs College (Government) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2799) and Brooke House Sixth Form College (Government) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3213), on the grounds that the instruments make an unexpectedly limited exercise of the enabling power and, in one respect, there appears to be a doubt as to whether the instruments are intra vires.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Foster Placement (Children) and Adoption Agencies Amendment (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2992), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Children (Leaving Care) Social Security Benefits Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3074), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3208), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Financial Services and Markets Tribunal Rules 2001 (S.I. 2001/2476), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Railway Administration Order Rules 2001 (S.I. 2001/3352), on the ground that the Explanatory Note acompanying the instrument is incomplete.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Working Time (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3256) be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the National Assistance (Residential Accommodation) (Disregarding of Resources) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3067), the National Assistance (Residential Accommodation) (Additional Payments) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3068) and the National Assistance (Residential Accommodation) (Relevant Contributions) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3069) be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Social Fund Maternity and Funeral Expenses (General) Amendment Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3023) be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the National Health Service (Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3065) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Tenth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 27th November.




DIE MARTIS 27o NOVEMBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Brougham and Vaux  Andrew Bennett

L. Greenway  Mr Harold Best

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

L. Skelmersdale  Mr David Tredinnick

Brian White

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston and Mr Peter Brooksbank, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 20th November are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2975), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Social Security (Notification of Change of Circumstances) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3252), on the ground that there has been a failure to comply with Statutory Instrument Practice in respect of the instrument.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) (Public Bodies) (England) (No. 4) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/3347), on the ground that there has been a failure to comply with Statutory Instrument Practice in respect of the instrument.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Police Trainee Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 (S.R. 2001/369), on the grounds that the instrument fails to comply with proper drafting practice and is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Energy Efficiency (Ballasts for Fluorescent Lighting) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3316) be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3330) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Eleventh Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 4th December.




DIE MARTIS 4o DECEMBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Brougham and Vaux  Andrew Bennett

L. Lea of Crondall  Brian White

L. Hardy of Wath  

L. Skelmersdale  

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston, and Mr Anwar Akbar, in attendance.

It is moved that, in the absence of the Chairman this day, Brian White do take the Chair.—(Lord Hardy of Wath.)

The same is agreed to.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 27th November are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Education (Special Educational Needs) (England) (Consolidation) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3455), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted in two respects.—(Brian White.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Litigants in Person (Costs and Expenses) (Magistrates' Courts) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/3438), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted in two respects.—(Brian White.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Carriage of Explosives by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 (S.R. 2001/387), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted in one respect.—(Brian White.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Merchant Shipping (Domestic Passenger Ships) (Safety Management Code) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3209) be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3486) be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Law Applicable to Contracts of Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3542) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Twelfth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 11th December.




DIE MARTIS 11o DECEMBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Greenway  Mr Harold Best

L. Lea of Crondall  Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

L. Skelmersdale  Mr David Tredinnick

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston and Mr Peter Brooksbank, in attendance.

Mr David Tredinnick in the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 4th December are read.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Carriage of Explosives (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 (S.R. 2001/390), on the ground that there has been a failure to comply with Statutory Instrument Practice in respect of the instrument.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Consular Fees (Amendment) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/3498), on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the above instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Cumbria) (City of Carlisle) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/3543) and the Road Traffic (Designation of Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (County of Cumbria) (City of Carlisle) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/3565) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Thirteenth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 18th December.




DIE MARTIS 18o DECEMBRIS 2001

Present:

L. Greenway  Andrew Bennett

L. Hardy of Wath  Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

L. Skelmersdale  Brian White

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC, Mr Alan Preston, and Mr Anwar Akbar, in attendance.

It is moved that, in the absence of the Chairman this day, Brian White do take the Chair.—(Lord Hardy of Wath.)

The same is agreed to.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The proceedings of Tuesday 11th December are read.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Transitional Provisions) (Partly Completed Procedures) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/3592) be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Merchant Shipping (Fees) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3628) be reported to both Houses.

The Committee deliberate.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by Mr White.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fourteenth Report of the Committee.

Ordered, That Mr White do make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Tuesday 15th January.





 
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