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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Mercurii 10° Februarii 1999

The House met at half-past two o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Carlisle.

Judicial Business

1. Barclays Bank plc (Petitioners) v. Dean and others (Respondents) and two other actions—Upon application by the petitioners (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto), it was ordered that the petition be withdrawn and that there be no order as to costs.

2. Waters (A.P.) (Appellant) v. Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (Respondent)— The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 25th March next (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

Papers

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

    Investment Protection—Agreements between the United Kingdom and:

          (i)      Moldova;      (4260)

          (ii)      the Kyrgyz Republic;      (4259)

    for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.

4. Affirmative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Draft National Assembly for Wales (Disqualification) Order 1999.

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

    Building Societies (Contents of Accounts) Regulations 1999, laid under the Building Societies Act 1986.      (248)

Public Business

6. Business of the House—It was moved by the Baroness Jay of Paddington that the debate on the motion in the name of the Lord Freyberg set down for today shall be limited to 3 hours and that in the name of the Earl of Listowel to 2½ hours; the motion was agreed to.

7. Arts (3-hour debate)— It was moved by the Lord Freyberg that there be laid before the House papers relating to the case for a change in the way in which the arts in this country are governed and managed; after debate, the motion was (by leave of the House) withdrawn.

8. Homeless young people (2½-hour debate)— It was moved by the Earl of Listowel that there be laid before the House papers relating to the case for an appropriate range of effective services to meet the needs of homeless young people under the age of 25; after debate, the motion was (by leave of the House) withdrawn.

9. Freedom of Information Bill [HL]— It was moved by the Lord Lucas 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 four minutes past ten o’clock

till tomorrow, two o’clock for judicial business,

three o’clock for public business.

MICHAEL DAVIES

Cler: Parliamentor:

 
 
 
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