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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Veneris 17° Julii 1998

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Oxford.

Papers

1. Command Papers—The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. European Communities—Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their member states and Jordan, together with an explanatory memorandum;      (3946)

    2. Treaty Series—First Supplementary List of ratifications, accessions, withdrawals, etc., for 1998.      (4005)

2. Affirmative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Draft Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Regulations 1998;

    2. Draft Education (Student Support) Regulations 1998.

3. Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment to Schedule 2) Order 1998, laid under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.      (1674)

4. Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Report and Accounts for 1997-98 of the Land Authority for Wales, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980;

    2. Summarised Accounts for 1996-97 of the NHS (England), together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;

    3. Report and Accounts for 1997-98 of the Local Government Commission for England, laid under the Local Government Act 1992;

    4. Report and Accounts for 1997-98 of the Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland, laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921;

    5. Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority Code of Practice (4th edition), laid under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990;

    6. Report and Accounts for 1997-98 of the Development Board for Rural Wales, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Development of Rural Wales Act 1976.

Public Business

5. Waste Minimisation Bill—It was moved by the Lord Hardy of Wath that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

6. Landmines Bill—The Queen’s consent was signified; it was moved by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

7. Private Hire Vehicles (London) Bill—It was moved by the Baroness Gardner of Parkes the that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

The House was adjourned at nineteen minutes past four o’clock

to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

Cler: Parliamentor:

 
 
 
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