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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Lunae 21° Junii 1999

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

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.

Judicial Business

1. Clark (Respondent) v. Clark (Petitioner)—The petition of Julia Oriska Lambe Clark praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

2. QRS 1 ApS and others (all being companies incorporated under the laws of Denmark and in compulsory liquidation) (Petitioners) v. Frandsen (Respondent)—The petition of QRS 1 ApS, QRS 1A Aps, QRS 1B ApS, QRS 2 ApS and QRS 2A ApS praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

3. Cadogan Estates Limited (Respondents) v. McMahon (Petitioner)—The petition of Roderick Joseph McMahon praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

4. Regina v. Bow Street Magistrates Court ex parte Government of the United States of America (Petitioners) and Ibrahim and another (Respondents)—The petition of the Government of the United States of America praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Administration of Justice Act 1960 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 22nd July 1998).

5. Berezovsky (Respondent) v. Michaels and others (Appellants)—

6. Glouchkov (Respondent) v. Michaels and others (Appellants)—

    (Consolidated Appeals)—

    The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 12th July next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

7. Appeal Committee—The 41st Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made:

    Regina v. Leeds Crown Court ex parte Callaghan (A.P.) (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the costs of the petitioner be taxed in accordance with the Legal Aid Act 1988.

8. Appeal Committee—The 42nd Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made:

    Thai Trading (a firm) (Petitioners) v. Taylor and another (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Regina v. Manning (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

    Cantor Fitzgerald International (Petitioners) v. Callaghan and others (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Askin and others (Petitioners) v. ABSA Bank Limited (Respondents) and others—That leave to appeal be refused.

    Hussain and another (Petitioners) v. Lancaster City Council (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; and that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d), and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Lippiatt and another (Respondents) v. South Gloucestershire Council (as successor authority to Avon County Council) (Petitioners)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Gribben (Petitioner) v. Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland (Respondent) (Northern Ireland)—That leave to appeal be refused.

Papers

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

    Prisons—Report for 1998 of the Scottish Prisons Complaints Commission.      (4376)

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

    1. Social Security Amendment (Educational Maintenance Allowance) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;      (1677)

    2. Statute made by St Hilda’s College, Oxford on 12 February, laid under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923.      (—)

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

    1. Accounts for 199899 of the Broadcasting Standards Commission, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Broadcasting Act 1996;

    2. Army Act 1955 (Part I) (Regular Army) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Army Act 1955.      (—)

Private Business

12. University College London Bill—The bill was read a third time and passed.

13. Imperial College Bill—The bill was read a third time and passed.

Public Business

14. Greater London Authority Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed for statements; the House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed.

15. Police—The Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate asked Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure the continuance of a professional, impartial and accountable police service, with high morale; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Burlison.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

16. Greater London Authority Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; an amendment was agreed to; the House was resumed after amendment 110A.

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

till tomorrow, half-past two o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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