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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Veneris 6° Novembris 1998

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Lichfield.

Papers

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

    Hong Kong—Agreement between the United Kingdom and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China for the transfer of sentenced persons.      (4099)

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

    Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1998, laid under the Legal Aid Act 1988.      (2727)

Public Business

3. Waste Minimisation Bill—The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed and the bill was reported without amendment; the report was received.

4. Schengen Acquis (ECC Report)— It was moved by the Lord Wallace of Saltaire that this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Incorporating the Schengen Acquis into the European Union (31st Report, HL Paper 139); the motion was agreed to.

5. Europol (ECC Report)— It was moved by the Lord Hoffmann that this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Europol: Third Country Rules (29th Report, HL Paper 135); after debate, the motion was agreed to.

6. Local Government (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998—It was moved by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton, on behalf of the Lord Dubs, that the draft Order laid before the House on 21st July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

7. Health and Safety at Work (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998—It was moved by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton, on behalf of the Lord Dubs, that the draft Order laid before the House on 23rd July be approved; the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at twenty-one minutes past two o’clock

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

MICHAEL DAVIES

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