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Joint Committee On Human Rights Publications

Joint Committee On Human Rights - Fourth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 3 February 2003.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

REPORT

Summary

Introduction  

Licensing Bill

Background

The human rights implications of the Bill

The protection of the peace of the neighbourhood

Unlicensed entertainment

Violent, quarrelsome or riotous conduct

Conclusion on the Licensing Bill

Courts Bill

Explanatory Notes

Dismissing Justices of the Peace

Immunity of JPs from civil liability

Disqualification of lay justices who are members of local authorities

Effect of Act of Settlement 1700 on existing JPs

Appeals from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Setting the level of fees

Communications Bill

Political advertising

The privilege against self-incrimination and items subject to legal privilege

Penalties and other sanctions on broadcasters: procedural safeguards

Direction to a broadcaster to include announcements in their services

Ownership of broadcasting licences by religious bodies

Other Government Bills

Private Members' Bills

Private and Local Bills

Hereford Markets Bill

Nottingham City Council Bill

Conclusions and Recommendations

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

LIST OF APPENDICES

APPENDICES

1. Letter from Dr Kim Howells MP, Minister for Tourism, Film and Broadcasting, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, to the Chairman, on the Licensing Bill

2. Memorandum from Hamish Birchall, Musicians Union, to the Chairman

3. Memorandum from The Performer-Lawyer Group, c/o MacDonald Bridge Solicitors,

to the Chairman

4. Further memorandum from Richard McDonald Bridge, MacDonald Bridge, Solicitors

5. Memorandum from Messrs Russell Jones & Walker, Solicitors

6. Memorandum from Meard and Dean Street Residents' Association

7. Letter from the Rt Hon The Lord Irvine of Lairg, the Lord Chancellor, to the Chairman

8. Joint letter from Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Mr Stephen Timms MP, Minister of State for e-Commerce and Competitiveness, Department of Trade and Industry, to the Chair

9. Opinion from Tony McNulty MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

10. Letter from Nottingham City Council's solicitors and parliamentary agents,

Messrs Bircham Dyson Bell, to the Chairman

LIST OF UNPRINTED MEMORANDA

LIST OF REPORTS FROM THE COMMITTEE IN THE PRESENT PARLIAMENT SESSION 2002-03

LIST OF REPORTS FROM THE COMMITTEE IN THE PRESENT PARLIAMENT SESSION 2001-02


 
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