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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 15° Octobris 1998

The House met at three o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Norwich.

Judicial Business

1. Regina v. Secretary of State for Transport (Petitioner) ex parte Factortame Limited and others (Respondents)— The petition of the Secretary of State for Transport praying for leave to present an appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order I has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

2. Borealis AB (formerly Borealis Petrokemi AB and Statoil Petrokemi AB) (Petitioners) v. Stargas Limited and others (Respondents)— The petition of Borealis AB praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

Papers

3. Command Paper—The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Local Government—Government response to the memorandum of inquiry by the House of Commons Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee on the Implementation of the Best Value Framework.      (4082)

4. Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Statute made by Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge on 18th February, laid under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923;      (—)

    2. Religious Character of Schools (Designation Procedure) Regulations 1998, laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.      (2535)

Public Business

5. House of Lords reform—The debate on the motion of the Baroness Jay of Paddington was resumed and, after further debate, the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at seventeen minutes past eleven o’clock

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

MICHAEL DAVIES

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