Select Committee on Privileges First Report


APPENDIX 5

List of authorities cited during the hearing

  1.  Close Rolls (Chancery):

    27 Edw I m 18 d
    6 Edw 3 m 9 d
    21 Ric II part I m 27 d
    38 Hen VI m 30 d
    2 Edw IV m 8 d
    6 Edw IV m 1 d

  2.  Summons to Parliament Act 1382.
  3.  House of Lords Precedence Act 1539.
  4.  Meeting of Parliament Act 1694.
  5.  Septennial Act 1715.
  6.  Meeting of Parliament Act 1797.
  7.  Meeting of Parliament Act 1799.
  8.  Union with Ireland Act 1800, s 2.
  9.  Bishopric of Manchester Act 1847, s 2.
  10.  Parliamentary Oaths Act 1866, ss 1, 3, 5.
  11.  Irish Church Act 1869, s 13.
  12.  Meeting of Parliament Act 1870.
  13.  Bankruptcy Disqualification Act 1871, ss 2, 3, 8.
  14.  Bishopric of Saint Albans Act 1875, ss 7,14.
  15.  Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876, s 6.
  16.  Bishopric of Truro Act 1876, s 5.
  17.  Welsh Church Act 1914, ss 2(2), 2(3).
  18.  Titles Deprivation Act 1917, s 1(4).
  19.  Emergency Powers Act 1920, s 1(2).
  20.  Life Peerages Act 1958, ss 1(2), 3(1), 4, 6.
  21.  Peerage Act 1963, ss 1(2), 3(1), 4, 6.
  22.  Juries Act 1974, Sch 1, Part III.
  23.  Recess Elections Act 1975, s 1, Sch 1.
  24.  European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978, Sch 1, para 2(1).
  25.  Reserve Forces Act 1980, s 10 (2).
  26.  Representation of the People Act 1983, ss 153, 160(4).
  27.  Representation of the People Act 1985, s 20.
  28.  Insolvency Act 1986, s 427(1) and 3.
  29.  Human Rights Act 1998, s 3.
  30.  Earl of Bristol's Case (1626) 3 Lords' Journals 537.
  31.  Nevills Case 12 Co Rep 70.
  32.  Vaux Peerage Case (1837) 5 Cl and Fin 526.
  33.  The Braye Peerage Case (1839) 6 Cl and Fin 757.
  34.  Camoys Peerage Case (1839) 6 Cl and Fin 789.
  35.  Hastings Peerage Case (1840) 8 Cl and Fin 144.
  36.  Wensleydale Peerage Case (1856) 5 HLC 958.
  37.  The Earldom of Norfolk [1907] AC 10.
  38.  Viscountess Rhondda's Claim [1922] 2 AC 339.
  39.  Re: Bristol South East Parliamentary Election [1964] 2 QB 257.
  40.  Report by the Committee for Privileges on the Petition of the Irish Peers (1966, 53).
  41.  The Earl of Antrim's Petition [1967] 1 AC 691.
  42.  Madzimbamuto v Lardner-Burke [1969] 1 AC 645.
  43.  Black Clawson International Limited v Papierwerke Waldhof-Aschaffenburg [1975] AC 591.
  44.  W, X, Y and Z v Belgium 18 Year Book 244.
  45.  Matthieu, Molin and Clefayt v Belgium (1988) 10 EHRR 1.
  46.  Barony of Grey of Codnor [1989] HLP 59-I.
  47.  R v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Brind [1991] 1 AC 696.
  48.  Pepper v Hart [1993] AC 593.
  49.  The Barony of Farnham [1995] HLP 85-I.
  50.  Gitonas v Greece (1996) 26 EHRR 691.
  51.  R v Lord Chancellor ex parte Witham [1998] QB 575.
  52.  Clarke v General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation [1998] 1 WLR 1647.
  53.  R v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Simms [1999] 3 WLR 328.
  54.  Matthews v United Kingdom (24833/94).
  55.  R v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Salem [1999] 2 WLR 483.
  56.  Attorney General v Jones [1999] 3 WLR 444.
  57.  Third Report on the Dignity of a Peer of the Realm (1829 reprint), p 76.
  58.  4 Coke's Institutes 4, pp 3-10, 21-26, 43-45.
  59.  12 Coke's Reports p 70.
  60.  Macqueen, Discussion and Judgment of the Lords on the Life Peerage Question (1857), pp 74-77, 103-105, 113-114, 169-170, 196, 242-243, 269-273, 297, 301-308, 319-320, 358-359, 364-365, 376-380, 384-387, 391-394, 396-398, 411-414, 432-434.

 Peerage Law in England (1907), pp 137-142.

  63.  Anson, The Law and Custom of the Constitution, 5th ed, 1922, vol 1, pp 46-79, 223-224.
  64.  Foster, The House of Lords 1603-1649, Ch 1.
  65.  Pike, Constitutional History of the House of Lords, pp 235-257, 262-278, 376-379.
  66.  European Convention on Human Rights, art 14, First Protocol, art 3.
  67.  Report by the Committee for Privileges on Parliamentary Privilege and the Mental Health Legislation (18 June 1984).

Statutory Interpretation, 3rd ed, pp 510-511, 575-577.

  71.  Annex to the 10th Report of the Select Committee on Delegated Powers and Deregulation, Session 1998-99 (24 March 1999).
  3.5(1)  Three Lords' Journals 507 (25 February 1625/6).
  4.5(2)  Earl of Belfast -v- Chichester (1821) 2 Jac & Walk 439.
  3.5(3)  Stubbs, Constitutional History of England, Vol II, p 288-291.
  5(4)  Palmer, Peerage Law in England, p 87-89, 38-46.
  5(5)  Anson, Law and Custom of the Constitution (1922) Vol I, pp 222-224, 229-230.
  5(6)  Report of Select Committee of the House of Lords on the Powers of the House (1956), evidence pp 42, 44, 45, 61.

Magna Carta, J C Holt.

  5(8)  Roll of Parliament, 2 Jan 22 Ed IV.
  5(9)  Lords' Journals, 5 Jan 6 Hen VIII.
  5(10)  Sessional Orders of House of Commons 1997 (Hansard 14 May 1997).
  6(1)  Standing Orders of the House of Lords 9 and 10.
  6(2)  Second Report of the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons (Session 1997-98) (HC389).
  S (1)  Forfeiture Act 1870.
  S (2)  Westminster Bank Ltd v Minister of House and Local Government [1971] AC 508.
  S (3)  X v Netherlands D & R 1 (1975) p 87.
  S (4)  X v United Kingdom 16 D & R (1978) p 162.
  S (5)  Timke v Federal Republic of Germany D & R 82 (1995) p 158.
  S (6)  Lightfoot v The Lord Chancellor (Court of Appeal) 1999 AC (unreported).
  S (7)  Travaux Preparatoires Volume VIII pp 46, 50, 52.
  S (8)  Report by the Select Committee on the Powers of the House in relation to the Attendance of its Members (7) (66-I) (67) pp i-xv, minutes of evidence pp 1-38, 86-89.
  S (9)  Anson, The Law and Custom of the Constitution 5th ed, 1922, Vol 1, pp 75-77, 230-232.
  S (10)  Halsbury's Statutes 4th ed, vol 12 p 115-7.
  S (11)  House of Lords Official Report, 27 April 1999, Col 282-283; 26 July 1999 Col 1292-1294.
  S (12)  Union with Ireland Act 1800, s 4.
  S (13)  Representation of the People Act 1918, s 9(5).
  S (14)  Long titles of statutes listed at paragraph 8 of the Statement of Case:

    (i)  The Union with Ireland Act 1800.
    (ii)  The Bishopric of Manchester Act 1847.
    (iii)  The Bishopric of St Albans Act 1875.
    (iv)  The Bishopric of Truro Act 1876.
    (v)  The Irish Church Act 1869.
    (vi)  The Welsh Church Act 1914.
    (vii)  The Bankruptcy Disqualification Act 1871.
    (viii)  The Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876.
    (ix)  The Titles Deprivation Act 1917.
    (x)  The Life Peerages Act 1958.
    (xi)  The Peerage Act 1963.
    (xii)  The Juries Act 1974.
    (xiii)  The Representation of the People Act 1983.
    (xiv)  The Insolvency Act 1986.

  S (15)  Rediffusion (Hong Kong) Limited v Attorney-General of Hong Kong [1970] AC 1136.
  S (16)  R v Her Majesty's Treasury ex parte Smedley [1985] 1 QB 657.
  S (17)  R v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Pierson [1998] AC 539.
  S (18)  R v Governor of Brockhill Prison ex parte Evans (No 2) [1999] 2 WLR 103.
  S (19)  Anson, The Law and Custom of the Constitution, 5th ed, 1922, Vol 1, p 229.
  S (20)  Erskine May, Parliamentary Practice, 22nd ed, 1997, pp 55-59.
  S (21)  Bennion, Statutory Interpretation, 3rd ed. 1997, pp 574-575.
  S (22)  R v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and Northern Electric plc ex parte Wolf (21 August 1997, transcript).


 
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